CTVA US Crime - "Starsky And Hutch" (Spelling-Goldberg/ABC) Season 3 (1977-78)

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Starring David Soul, Paul Michael Glaser
Season 3 (ABC) (1977-78)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
references:
TV Guide /   Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
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UCLA Film and Television Archive


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ABC Saturdays 9:00-10:00pm Eastern

3.01 [46] Starsky and Hutch: STARSKY AND HUTCH ON PLAYBOY ISLAND (2hours)
aka "Murder on Voodoo Island" pts. 1 & 2
17-Sep-1977 ABC Sat
Written by Ron Friedman / Directed by George McCowan
director of photography: Ted D. Landon / film editors: Asa Boyd Clark, George W. Brooks
music by Mark Snow
Guest cast:
Joan Collins ........... Janice Regan
Craig Stevens .......... Walt Healy
Samantha Eggar ......... Charlotte
Roscoe Lee Browne ...... Inspector Godfrey Quatraine
Don Pedro Colley ....... Papa Theodore
Diana House ............ Easy
Dave Madden ............ Phil Hill
Louis Nye .............. Jerry
Paul Picerni ........... Johnny Doors
Lane Allen
LaWanda Page
Synopsis:
The duo investigates the deaths of a wealthy recluse's business associates at a tropical swingers' hotel.
Synopsis 2:
The detectives go under cover on an island resort to protect a rich man from murder by voodoo.
The detectives' only hope to save their wealthy charge is to get him off the island quickly.

3.02 [47] Starsky and Hutch: FATAL CHARM
24-Sep-1977 ABC Sat
Written by Jeff Kanter / Directed by Earl Bellamy
director of photography: Ted D. Landon / film editor: George W. Brooks
music by Mark Snow
Guest cast:
Janice Heiden .......... Kathy Marshall
Roz Kelly .............. Officer Linda Baylor
Paul Lukather .......... Max Frost
Karen Valentine ........ Diana Harmon

3.03 [48] Starsky and Hutch: I LOVE YOU, ROSEY MALONE
01-Oct-1977 ABC Sat
Written by Tim Maschler / Directed by Rick Edelstein
director of photography: Keith C. Smith / film editor: Ray Daniels
music by Shorty Rogers
Guest cast:
Tracy Brooks Swope ..... Rosey Malone
John P. Ryan ........... Frank Malone
James Keach ............ Ed Chambers
Paul Jenkins ........... Bill Goodson
John Dullaghan ......... Ray Shelby
Stepfanie Kramer ....... Manicurist
Synopsis:
Starsky falls for a gangster's daughter, but has trouble convincing her that he's on the level after
she discovers he's a cop.
Synopsis 2:
When Starsky falls in love with Rosey Malone, things are not as simple as they would like. Rosey's father
is a gangster the cops are trying to convict.

3.04 [49] Starsky and Hutch: MURDER WARD
08-Oct-1977 ABC Sat
Written by Anthony Yerkovich / Directed by Earl Bellamy
director of photography: Ted D. Landon / film editor: Ray Daniels
music by MacLeod & Prigmore
Guest cast:
Suzanne Somers ......... Jane Hutton
Joey Forman ............ Freddie Lyle
Leon Charles ........... Dr. Matwick
Fran Ryan .............. Nurse Bycroft
DeWayne Jessie ......... Jackson
H.B. Haggerty .......... Bo
Vincent Schiavelli ..... Weeze
Robert E. Ball ......... Howard
Christopher Sullivan ... Albert Cutler
Ned York ............... Switek
Blackie Dammett ........ Charles Deek
Sam DeFazio ............ Victor
Jody Gilbert ........... Maid
Santos Morales ......... Ambulance Driver
Synopsis:
Starsky and Hutch poses as a patient and orderly at a rundown mental hospital to investigate
a rash of suspicious deaths.
Synopsis 2:
When several mysterious deaths occur at Cabrillo State Mental Hospital, a new patient checks in
- Starsky as a wild sex maniac and Hutch as the new doctor.

3.05 [50] Starsky and Hutch: DEATH IN A DIFFERENT PLACE
15-Oct-1977 ABC Sat
Written by Tom Bagen / Directed by Sutton Roley
director of photography: Keith C. Smith / film editor: Asa Boyd
music by J. J. Johnson
Guest cast:
Don Gordon ............. Lt. Alec Corday
Gregory Rozakis ........ Nick Hunter
Arthur Fleming ......... John Blaine
Virginia Leith ......... Margaret Blaine
Charles Pierce ......... Sugar
Colby Chester .......... Peter Whitelaw
Rick Davalos ........... Orrin Lawford
Joella Deffenbaugh ..... Maxine
Allen Joseph ........... Murph
Shelley St. Clair ...... LaVerne
Synopsis:
Starsky's childhood friend, a fellow officer and family man, is found dead in a sleazy hotel
patronized by homosexuals.
Synopsis 2:
Starsky and Hutch see the worst of the city when a cop, John Blaine, is murdered in the Bedford Hotel
and their investigation reveals his secret.

3.06 [51] Starsky and Hutch: THE CRYING CHILD
22-Oct-1977 ABC Sat
Written by James Schmerer / Directed by Georg Stanford Brown
director of photography: Keith C. Smith / film editor: Ray Daniels
Guest cast:
Meeno Peluce ........... Guy Mayer
Linda Dano ............. Janet Mayer
Rosalind Cash .......... Sgt. Sheila Peterson
Michael Lane ........... Eddie Mayer
Dee Wallace ............ Carol Wade
Nancy McKeon ........... Vikki Mayer
Tony Goodstone ......... Officer Bering
Tara Ison .............. Gwen Larson
Jason Ronard ........... Coop
Penelope Sudrow ........ Eileen
Tara Tyson ............. Gwen Larson
Al White ............... Franklin
Lilyan MacBride ........ Screaming Woman
Daniel Trent ........... Policeman
Synopsis:
Starsky and Hutch become entangled in bureaucratic red tape whil trying to save a battered
child from further parental abuse.
Synopsis 2:
Somebody has beaten Guy Mayer. His mother tells Starsky that it was his father who beat the boy.
But his father, on taking a lie detectior test is proved innocent.

3.07 [52] Starsky and Hutch: THE HEROES
29-Oct-1977 ABC Sat
Written by Kathy Donnell & Madeline DiMaggio Wagner / Directed by Georg Stanford Brown
director of photography: Keith C. Smith / film editor: Ray Daniels
music by MacLeod & Prigmore
Guest cast:
Karen Carlson .......... Christine D. Phelps
Lynn Borden ............ Roxy
Jerrold Ziman .......... Paul Rizzo
Gary Graham ............ Freddy
Patrick Wright ......... Tony
Madison Arnold ......... Karl Regan
Nick Holt .............. Frankie
Lee McLaughlin ......... Al O'Riley
Charlie Picerni ........ Larry
Synopsis:
Starsky and Hutch welcome the presence of an attractive reporter on an important case, but the novelty wears
thin after she writes an unfavorable article about them.
Synopsis 2:
Captain Dobey allows a female reporter to ride with Starsky & Hutch. She doesn't understand police work
and writes very unflattering story entitled "The Heroes".

[--] 05Nov77 preempted by Boxing Main Event featuring Ken Norton & Jimmy Young
[--] 12Nov77 preempted by special airing of "Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid"
to compete with CBS' premiere airing of "The Godfather".

3.08 [53] Starsky and Hutch: THE PLAGUE [Part 1]
19-Nov-1977 ABC Sat
Written by William Douglas Lansford and Rick Edelstein / Directed by Bob Kelljan
director of photography: Keith C. Smith / film editor: Asa Boyd Clark.
music by Shorty Rogers
Guest cast:
Alex Rocco ............. Thomas Callendar
Janet Margolin ......... Dr. Judith Kaufman
Al Ruscio .............. Roper
Walter Mathews ......... Lt. Jake Donner
Jean Allison ........... Helen Yeager
Paul Kent .............. Lt. Anderson
Frank Marth ............ Dr. Meredith
Patrick Labyorteaux .... Richie Yeager
Natalie Norwick ........ Virginia Donner
David Scott Milton ..... Doctor
James Oliver ........... Thief
Synopsis 1:
Starsky and Hutch race against time to find an international hit man infected with a deadly, highly contagious virus.
Synopsis 2:
Time grows short as the detectives search for a hit man who is spreading a fatal disease.

3.09 [54] Starsky and Hutch: THE PLAGUE [Part 2]
26-Nov-1977 ABC Sat
Written by William Douglas Lansford and Rick Edelstein / Directed by Bob Kelljan
director of photography: Keith C. Smith / film editors: Alan Jacobs & George W. Brooks
music by Shorty Rogers
Guest cast:
Alex Rocco ............. Thomas Callendar
Janet Margolin ......... Dr. Judith Kaufman
Al Ruscio .............. Roper
Walter Mathews ......... Lt. Jake Donner
Jean Allison ........... Helen Yeager
Paul Kent .............. Lt. Anderson
Frank Marth ............ Dr. Meredith
Patrick Labyorteaux .... Richie Yeager
Natalie Norwick ........ Virginia Donner
David Scott Milton ..... Doctor
James Oliver ........... Thief
Synopsis:
To obtain an antitoxin, Starsky offers immunity to the criminal carrying the virus that has infected Hutch and a boy.
Synopsis 2:
As Hutch lies ill, Starsky resorts to a televised plea to urge the carrier of a fatal disease to surrender.

3.10 [55] Starsky and Hutch: THE COLLECTOR
03-Dec-1977 ABC Sat
Written by Don Patterson / Directed by Ivan Nagy
director of photography: Keith C. Smith / film editor: Ray Daniels
Guest cast:
Susan Tyrrell .......... Annie/Isabelle Oates
Robert Viharo .......... John Gallagher/Jack Cunningham
Marki Bey .............. Officer Minnie Kaplan
Danny DeVito ........... John DeAppoliso
Toni Kalem ............. Molly Bristol
Richard LePore ......... Frank Carroll
Jack O'Leary ........... Joe Garras
Roberto Rodriquez ...... Officer Mike Todasco
Dave Shelley ........... Lee Bristol
Synopsis:
A vicious loan shark hires a psychopath to collect on bad debts.

3.11 [56] Starsky and Hutch: MANCHILD ON THE STREETS
10-Dec-1977 ABC Sat
Teleplay by Rick Edelstein / Story by Steve Fisher
Directed by David Soul
music by Andrew Kulberg & Chris Mickey
director of photography: Keith C. Smith / film editor: Asa Boyd Clark
Guest cast:
Brian Whitley .......... Jackson Walters Jr.
J. Jay Saunders ........ Jackson Walters
Dorothy Meyer .......... Mrs. Walters
Maurice Sneed .......... Maurice
Fuddle Bagley .......... Dewey
Sheila Frazier ......... Dr. Sammie Jackson
Stan Haze .............. Train
Chuck Hicks ............ Officer Clayborn
Shizuko Hoshi .......... Mrs. Hong
Helen Martin ........... Vivian Fellers
W.K. Stratton .......... Raymond T. Andrews
Synopsis:
A brokenhearted boy teams with a small-time thief to revenge the
killing of his father, an innocent man gunned down by a trigger-happy cop.

[--] 17Dec77 preempted by NFL Football

[--] 24Dec77 rerun of "Little Girl Lost" 25Dec76

[--] 31Dec77 rerun of "Revenge" 12Feb77

3.12 [57] Starsky and Hutch: THE ACTION
07-Jan-1978 ABC Sat
Teleplay by Al Friedman and Robert Swanson / Story by Al Friedman
Directed by Ivan Nagy
director of photography: Keith C. Smith / film editor: George W. Brooks
Guest cast:
John Carradine ......... Professor
Quinn Cummings ......... Toni McDermott
Melanie Griffith ....... Julie McDermott
James Sikking .......... Ted McDermott
Jeanne Wells ........... Ellen McDermott
Marc Alaimo ............ Daimler
Mary Steelsmith ........ Ginger
Carmine Caridi ......... Sam Eberly
Richard Venture ........ Glade Noland
M. Emmet Walsh ......... Freddie
Ken White .............. Officer Hobart
Leonard P. Geer ........ Eddie
Gerry Black ............ Policeman
Eldon Burke ............ Gambler

3.13 [58] Starsky and Hutch: THE HEAVYWEIGHT
14-Jan-1978 ABC Sat
Teleplay by Robert Swanson / Story by Norman Borisoff
Directed by Earl Bellamy
director of photography: Keith C. Smith / film editor: Asa Boyd Clark
Guest cast:
Laurel Adams ........... Lillian Spenser
Bernard Behrens ........ Gavin Haley
Layne Britton .......... Jake
Susan Buckner .......... Sharon Carstairs
Jim Burk ............... Junior
Shaka Cumbuka .......... Booker Wayne
Gary Lockwood .......... Spenser James
Whitman Mayo ........... Jeeter
Bob Minor .............. Cruiser
Darryl B. Smith ........ Berl

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Moves from Saturdays to Wednesdays on ABC
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3.14 [59] Starsky and Hutch: A BODY WORTH GUARDING
25-Jan-1978 ABC Wed
Teleplay by Sam Paley & Rick Edelstein / Story by Sam Paley and Millar Kauffmann
Directed by Rick Edelstein
director of photography: Keith C. Smith / film editor: Ray Daniels
music by Mark Snow
Guest cast:
Tom Baker .............. Miller
Signe Hasso ............ Masha Barovnika
Michael Margotta ....... Miller
Allan Miller ........... Morty Kauffman
Monique van de Ven ..... Anna Akhanatova

3.15 [60] Starsky and Hutch: THE TRAP
01-Feb-1978 ABC Wed
Teleplay by Sam Paley & Robert E. Swanson / Story by Sam Paley (on film)
Teleplay by Sid Green & Robert E. Swanson / Story by Sid Green (on copyright)
Directed by Earl Bellamy
director of photography: Keith C. Smith / film editor: Ray Daniels
music by Shorty Rogers
Guest cast:
Bill McKinney .......... Johnny Bagley
Kristy McNichol ........ Joey Carston
Ann Prentiss ........... Mrs. Carston
Anthony Geary .......... Delano
Pat Morita ............. Jewelry Store Owner
Antony Ponzini ......... Trayman

3.16 [61] Starsky and Hutch: SATAN'S WITCHES
08-Feb-1978 ABC Wed
Written by Bob Barbash / Directed by Nicholas Sgarro
director of photography: Keith C. Smith / film editor: George W. Brooks
music by Mark Snow
Guest cast:
Lark Geib .............. Lizzie Tyce
Taylor Lacher .......... Hank Ward
Charles Napier ......... Sheriff Joe Tyce
Joseph Ruskin .......... Rodell
Robert Ray Sutton ...... Cabot
A mountain holiday ends when Starsky and Hutch fall prey to devil-worshippers.

3.17 [62] Starsky and Hutch: CLASS IN CRIME
15-Feb-1978 ABC Wed
Written by Don Patterson / Directed by Paul Michael Glaser
director of photography: Keith C. Smith / film editor: Asa Boyd Clark.
music by Peter Ivers
Guest cast:
Carl Anderson .......... Ralph
Rebecca Balding ........ Mickie Marra
Michele Carey .......... Caitlin
Susan Heldfond ......... Melanie
Peter MacLean .......... Professor Gage
Connie Sawyer .......... Manager

3.18 [63] Starsky and Hutch: HUTCHINSON FOR MURDER ONE
22-Feb-1978 ABC Wed
Teleplay by Robert Swanson / Story by Jackson Gillis / Directed by Bob Kelljan
director of photography: Keith C. Smith / film editor: George W. Brooks
Guest cast:
Alex Courtney .......... Officer Simonetti
Severn Darden .......... Wheeler
Bill Duke .............. Officer Dryden
Veronica Hamel ......... Vanessa
Floyd Levine ........... Boyle
Joanne Strauss ......... Dr. Morgan
Dan Vadis .............. Cardwell
Hutch's ex-wife (Veronica Hamel) is killed with his gun after she hides a diamond in his car.

3.19 [64] Starsky and Hutch: FOXY LADY
01-Mar-1978 ABC Wed
Written by Robert Swanson / Directed by Nicholas Sgarro
director of photography: Keith C. Smith / film editor: Ray Daniels
Guest cast:
Priscilla Barnes ....... Lisa Kendrick
Morgan Woodward ........ Zachary Clay
Christopher Lofton ..... Kevin Macky
John J. Fox ............ Grover
Mark Gordon ............ John Carelli
Maida Severn ........... Maggie
Jaime Tirelli .......... Det. Phil Grover
Ed Vasgersian .......... Cavanaugh
Darrell Zwerling ....... Stu Basset
Paul Bryar ............. Security Guard

3.20 [65] Starsky and Hutch: PARTNERS
03-May-1978 ABC Wed
Written by Rick Edelstein / Directed by Charles Picerni
director of photography: Keith C. Smith / film editor: Asa Boyd Clark
Guest cast:
Karen Carlson .......... Gillian Ingrahm
Cliff Emmich ........... Marshall "Moo-Moo" Caifalno
Kathleen King .......... Marsha Henry
Ralph Nelson ........... Dr. Green
Melissa Steinberg ...... Nurse Bonnie Ackerman
Zachary Lewis .......... Henderson
Helen Martin ........... Dirty Nellie
Ronnie B. Baker ........ Billy Joe
Macon McCalman ......... Officer Bernie Glassman
George Loros ........... Earl Pola
Burr deBenning ......... Second Officer Jansen
Charles Picerni ........ Nicky Cairo
Larry Mitchell ......... Policeman

3.21 [66] Starsky and Hutch: QUADROMANIA
10-May-1978 ABC Wed
Written by Anthony Yerkovich / Directed by Rick Edelstein
director of photography: Keith C. Smith / film editor: Ray Daniels
music by Mark Snow
Guest cast:
Lynne Marta ............ K.C. McBride
Richard Lynch .......... Lionel Fitzgerald III
John McLiam ............ Lionel Fitzgerald Sr
Philip Michael Thomas... Kingston St. Jacques
Adrian Zmed ............ Marty Decker
Bob Basso .............. Joseph Riley Benson
Ric Carrott ............ Officer Baker
Jerome Guardino ........ M.E. Carboni
Susan Kellerman ........ Monique
Freeman King ........... Danny Deveen

3.22 [67] Starsky and Hutch: DECKWATCH
17-May-1978 ABC Wed
Written by B. Don Patterson / Directed by Paul Michael Glaser
director of photography: Keith C. Smith / film editor: Asa Boyd Clark
music by Alan Silvestri
Guest cast:
Kathryn Harrold ........ Laura Kanen
Michael Baseleon ....... Hector Salidas
Trent Dolan ............ Policeman
Susan French ........... Hannah Kanen
Carole Mallory ......... Madelaine
Harv Selsby ............ First patrolman
Jack Somack ............ Detective Peterson
Will Walker ............ Chicky

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