CTVA US Crime - "Simon and Simon" (Universal/CBS) Season 7 (1987-88)

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Starring Jameson Parker (as A.J.), Gerald McRaney (as Rick)
Season 7 (CBS) (1987-88)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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references:
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CBS Thursdays
Produced by Mark A. Burley, Richard C. Okie; Co-Producer, Sally Hope (season 7)(1987-88)

New Regular:
Joan McMurtrey as Lt. Abigail "Abby" Marsh (Seasons 7-8)(1987-88)


7.1 [--] Simon and Simon: NEW COP IN TOWN
prod. no. 63407 / 3Dec87 CBS Thur
Produced by Mark A. Burley, Richard C. Okie
Written by Fred McKnight
Directed by David Moessinger
Guest Cast:
Abby Marsh....................Joan McMurtrey (regular)
Jake Boyle....................Dick O'Neill
Sergeant Lester...............Charles Cyphers
Jack Riply....................David Froman
Doreen........................Carol-Ann Susi
Bill Ellis....................Gerry Black
Nixon.........................Scott Murphy
Marvin Kent...................Michael Forest
D.A. Anita Sanchez............Evelyn Guerrero
Rookie Policeman..............Scott Williamson
Artie Wax.....................Rafael Mauro
Stephen A. Carlisle...........Walter Sylvest
Judge.........................Howard Beckler
Woman.........................Adriane Rogers
Ralph.........................Stanley Brock
Seventh Season opener: Downtown is replaced by Abby who accuses the Simons of withholding evidence in a murder
investigation, but she won't drop felony wire-tapping charges against them so they can turn over the tape.

7.2 [--] Simon and Simon: DESPERATELY SEEKING DACODY
prod. no. 63413 / 10Dec87 CBS Thur
Produced by Mark A. Burley, Richard C. Okie
Written by Karen Klein
Directed by Vincent McEveety
Guest Cast:
Christy Keaton................Delta Burke
Jim Dacody....................Ken Olandt
Sheriff Brian MacKenzie.......Pat Corley
Masaki........................Yuji Okumoto
Susan.........................Judith Ledford
Janine........................Susan Swift
Deputy Stan Young.............Richard Gilbert-Hill
Trucker Fred.................Roy Jensen
Nixon.........................Scott Murphy
Delia Clay....................Lia Sargent
Messenger.....................Alex Enberg
A zealous reporter, a former girl friend of Rick, becomes a problem when she hires them to prove a man innocent.

7.3 [--] Simon and Simon: YOU, TOO, CAN BE A DETECTIVE
prod. no. 63403 / 17Dec87 CBS Thur
Produced by Mark A. Burley, Richard C. Okie
Written by Richard C. Okie
Directed by Sigmund Neufeld, Jr.
Guest Cast:
Molly Blake...................Whitney Kershaw
Stephen Wainwright............John David Carson
Dana Mason....................Jennifer Karr
Zorn..........................Anthony De Longis
Hornsby.......................Wayne Heffley
Miles Presley.................Greg Monaghan
Ticket Agent..................Robin Bach
Uniformed Policeman...........Michael Lanzarone
Jane Thomas...................Kellyn Plasschaert
Colleen.......................Lisa Long
A stewardess phones Rick when she's arrested while doing detective work inspired by his book. Her eagerness makes her a
nuisance to have around, but when it turns out she's tragically right, the Simons wish they'd taken her seriously earlier.

7.4 [--] Simon and Simon: SHADOWS
prod. no. 63411 / 7Jan88 CBS Thur
Produced by Mark A. Burley, Richard C. Okie
Written by Sylvia Stoddard & Steven C. Smith
Directed by Sigmund Neufeld, Jr.
Guest Cast:
Alison Tyner..................Olivia D'Abo
Jonathan Petty................Edward Power
Elissa Byers..................Tina Lifford
Nat...........................Gerard Prendergast
Assad........................Nicholas Kadi
Doctor........................Paul Tuerpe
Nixon.........................Scott Murphy
Heather.......................Holly Susan Dorff
Tina..........................Verda Bridges
Niki Osterman.................Shannon Brook
A young runaway steals A.J.'s wallet and Rick's camera. When she tells them her sad story, they attempt to help her.

7.5 [--] Simon and Simon: SECOND SWELL
prod. no. 63401 / 14Jan88 CBS Thur
Produced by Mark A. Burley, Richard C. Okie
Written by Art Monterastelli
Directed by Gerald McRaney
Guest Cast:
Kristin Forne/McCafferty......Lori Hallier
Sean Bracken..................Christopher Pennock
Mary Lou Henson...............Elizabeth Savage
Bradley.......................Jason Hervey
Nixon ......................Scott Murphy
Sherri........................Diana James
Scott McCafferty..............Edson Stroll
Willis........................Frank Ferrara
Curtis........................Charles D. Mijatovich
When a killer from A.J.'s past returns for revenge against him and his high school sweetheart, A.J. keeps
Rick at a distance to keep him from learning an old secret.

7.6 [--] Simon and Simon: FOREVER HOLD YOUR PIECE
prod. no. 63412 / 21Jan88 CBS Thur
Produced by Mark A. Burley, Richard C. Okie
Written by Rick Mittleman
Directed by Sigmund Neufeld, Jr.
Guest Cast:
Ernie Petrolik................Michael Constantine
Ed Tarpley....................John Schuck
Diane Geringer................Patti Emler
Mary Jane Petrolik............Barbara Stuart
Mason Tribes..................Thalmus Rasulala
Danny Mapes...................Jeffrey Josephson
Dough Leighton................Donald Craig
Cliff Woodman.................Buck Young
Sandusky......................Tony Edder
Briggs........................Louie Elias
Garcia........................Bob Apisa
Bellhop.......................Alex Wright
Rick works with two unctuous PIs when his client in a divorce case is accused of murder.

7.7 [--] Simon and Simon: TALE OF THE TIGER
prod. no. 63417 / 28Jan88 CBS Thur
Produced by Mark A. Burley, Richard C. Okie
Teleplay by Karen Klein; Story by Michael Humm
Directed by Sigmund Neufeld, Jr.
Guest Cast:
Chen..........................James Shigeta
Ho Xuan.......................Kim Miyori
Tran Loc......................George Kee Cheung
Marty Randazzo................Vic Polizos
Lang Van......................Jusak Bernhard
Big John Yelovich.............Tom O'Rourke
Nixon.........................Scott Murphy
Cuong Duc.....................Bill Cho Lee
Tan Dat.......................Bill Saito
Dao...........................Kenny Endoso
The leader of a Vietnamese mob is a man who saved Ricks's life and Rick finds the present situation hard to swallow.

7.8 [--] Simon and Simon: NUEVO SALVADOR
prod. no. 63410 / 4Feb88 CBS Thur
Produced by Mark A. Burley, Richard C. Okie
Written by Richard C. Okie
Directed by Vincent McEveety
Guest Cast:
Alejandro Agilar..............Henry Darrow
Jed Wilson....................Luke Askew
Father Tom Hernandez..........Geno Silva
Roberto Agilar................John Vargas
Elena Montero.................Gina Gallago
Nixon.........................Scott Murphy
Jose Ramirez..................Gerald Castillo
Man In Alley..................Luis Contreras
Maria Varga...................Anita Hamilton
Miguel Montero................Jaime Ferrar
Wounded Salvadoran............Tom Rosales
Customs Officer...............Ed McCready
Luis the Butler...............Victor Contreras
The Simons are protecting a relief worker from a Salvadoran death squad.

7.9 [--] Simon and Simon: BAD BETTY
prod. no. 63415 / 11Feb88 CBS Thur
Produced by Mark A. Burley, Richard C. Okie
Written by Art Monterastelli
Directed by Bernard McEveety
Guest Cast:
"Bad Betty" Delvecchio........Susan Kellerman
Alvie "The Weasel" Hortsnagel.David L. Lander
Terry McCabe..................John Calvin
Harry Brookmueller............John Chandler
Nixon.........................Scott Murphy
Byars.........................Allan Graf
The Simons race to capture a thief called the Weazel before a bounty hunter called "Bad Betty" catches him.
Note: Bad Betty is a character in an old Scottish rite, a dance representing good and evil.

7.10 [--] Simon and Simon: BAJA, HUMBUG
prod. no. 63402 / 18Feb88 CBS Thur
Produced by Mark A. Burley, Richard C. Okie
Written by Stephen A. Miller
Directed by Don Weis
Guest Cast:
Alex Karides..................Tony George
Jackie Powell.................Claudia Cron
Ramon.........................Hector Elias
Lt. Hernandez.................Victor Campos
Ziegler.......................Joseph Chapman
Chester Sullivan..............Ken Swofford
Pablo.........................Panchito Gomez
Mr. Wallins...................Ben Davidson
Panos.........................James Paradise
Postal Worker.................Andrew Enberg
When Rick inherits a charter boat in Mexico immediately after a case goes sour, he decides to take over the charter
business, and gets A.J. to go along by reminding him of the novel he always wanted to write.

7.11 [--] Simon and Simon: A FIRM GRASP OF REALITY
prod. no. 63406 / 25Feb88 CBS Thur
Produced by Mark A. Burley, Richard C. Okie; co-producer, Sally Hope
Written by Jim McGrath
Directed by Sigmund Neufeld, Jr.
Guest Cast:
Dr.Barbara Bryson/Lydia/Becky.Fionnula Flanagan
Sandy Purcell.................Trish O'Neil
Alma Barker...................Bibi Osterwald
Dr. Matthew Kuney.............John McLiam
Martin Leeds..................John Snyder
Morty Moskowitz...............Julian Deyer
Howard Dytman.................Linden Chiles
Dr. Ivans.....................Whitney Rydbeck
Wilbur Miles..................Terrence Beasor
Larry.........................Marvin Byrkett
Nurse.........................Barbara Pariot
Security Guard Barney.........Gary S. Materna
Janitor.......................Tom Kindle
Camper Driver.................Randy Hall
A biochemist, on the verge of a multi-million dollar discovery, enters a mental hospital when no one will believe
she's being followed and harrassed, which leads to a re-emergence of her mental disorder. The Simons go undercover
to protect her.

7.12 [--] Simon and Simon: TIES THAT BIND
prod. no. 63421 / 3Mar88 CBS Thur
Produced by Mark A. Burley, Richard C. Okie; co-producer, Sally Hope
Written by Nancy Bond
Directed by Paul Cajero
Guest Cast:
Harry Flank...................Richard Herd
Phil Flank....................Michael Gates
Sandra Flank..................Kathryn Holcomb
Jimmy Mastrianni..............Cliff Emmich
Mitchell Winside..............Robert O'Reilly
Nixon.........................Scott Murphy
Mason.........................Jared Snyder
Bambi Wampler.................Patricia Wilson
Librarian.....................Gay Hagen
Nixon asks the Simons to investigate the activities of a fellow officer and close friend when the officer
borrows a large sum from a loan shark shortly after his brother returns to town.

7.13 [--] Simon and Simon: LITTLE BOY DEAD
prod. no. 63414 / 10Mar88 CBS Thur
Produced by Mark A.Burley, Richard C.Okie; co-producer, Sally Hope
Written by Fred McKnight
Directed by Vincent McEveety
Guest Cast:
Lt. "Mule" Muldower...........J.A. Preston
Travis Reese..................David Harris
Emma Butler...................Joan Pringle
Bessie Copeland..............Maidie Norman
Al Pacheco....................Charles Dierkop
Frank.........................Joe Dorsey
Willie Potter.................Michael K. Woods
Nixon.........................Scott Murphy
Fat Johnny....................Prince A. Hughes
Dr. Sandra Irwin..............Bobbi Holtzman (may not appear)
Newsman.......................Sam Chu Lin
Eugene--Kid in Hall...........Wayne Collins
Abby is devastated when the boy she shoots is not the suspect she had been chasing, and she refuses
to help Rick and A.J. clear her name.

7.14 [--] Simon and Simon: SUDDEN STORM
prod. no. 63409 / 17Mar88 CBS Thur
Produced by Mark A. Burley, Richard C. Okie; co-producer, Sally Hope
Written by David Moessinger
Directed by David Moessinger
Guest Cast:
Dr. Gabriel S. Lindeman.......Sandy McPeak
Doug Carrier..................Tom Henschel
Ralph Snyder..................R. Leo Schreiber
Becky.........................Frances Tracy
Nixon.........................Scott Murphy
Harvey Loomis.................Stephen Bradley
Scott Henning (Henderson).....John Newberg
The brothers are outraged when their mother is beaten and raped, but Abby warns them to stay out of the investigation.

7.15 [--] Simon and Simon: SOMETHING SPECIAL
prod. no. 63419 / 31Mar88 CBS Thur
Produced by Mark A. Burley, Richard C. Okie ; co-producer, Sally Hope
Teleplay by Bonnie Parker & Norman Hudis; Story by Bonnie Parker
Directed by Vincent McEveety
Guest Cast:
Katherine Buckman.............Shelley Smith
Phillip Linson................Jack Lucarelli
Frank Bellino.................William Boyett
Corcoran......................Richardson Morse
Nixon.........................Scott Murphy
Kid in Police Station.........Jean-Edward Demery
Officer Spurley...............Vincent Joseph
Rick and his brother are both enamored of the architect they are protecting.

7.16 [--] Simon and Simon: MAY THE ROAD RISE UP
prod. no. 63416 / 7Apr88 CBS Thur
Produced by Mark A. Burley, Richard C. Okie; co-producer, Sally Hope
Written by Richard C. Okie
Directed by Vincent McEveety
Guest Cast:
Matthew Haskell...............Joe Sirola
Dr. Cliff Gabriel.............Harry Townes
Deputy John Burns.............John Larch
Leon Masters..................Kenneth Danziger
Dolores Gabriel...............Sheila Rogers
Adams.........................Geof Prysirr
Reeder........................Chuck Sloan
Jean..........................Kay Henley
Sandy.........................Judy Kain
Despite their mother's vehement objections, Rick and A.J. investigate the circumstances of their father's death after
they spot his old Buick, which had supposedly been destroyed in the accident that killed him.

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