CTVA US Drama - "The Mississippi" (WB/CBS)(1983-84) Ralph Waite, Linda G. Miller

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The Mississippi (1983-84)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
references:
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Internet Movie Database (http://www.us.imdb.com)
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THE MISSISSIPPI
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Ralph Waite production
in association with Hajeno Productions, Inc.
Warner Brothers Television

for
CBS (Fridays) (Spring 1983)(season 1)
CBS (Tuesdays 8:00 pm EST)(1983-84)(season 2)
Produced by Christopher Morgan (pilot)
Produced by Robert Crais (#1-#13)
Produced by Stanley Kallis (#14)
Produced by Ed Waters and Stanley Kallis (#15)
Produced by Ed Waters and Liam O'Brien and Stanley Kallis (#16-#19)
Produced by Ed Waters (#20-#23)

US Drama series 1983-84 pilot + 23 episodes x 60 min
(25Mar83-6Mar84)
starring
Ralph Waite as Ben Walker
Linda G. Miller as Stella McMullen
Stan Shaw as Lafayette "Lafe" Tate, pilot
Laurie Prange as Rachel Walker

Premise:
Fed up with the rat race of the big city, attorney Ben Walker, heads
for the Mississippi, where, as the owner of the tug boat "Mississippi"
he finds the life he had been seraching for. Stories relate Ben's
attempts to enjoy his new life, while still practicing law and helping
the people who life by the river.

"The Mississippi" theme music by Lee Holdridge

############## The Mississippi ###############
################ (the pilot) #################
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0.00 [00] THE MISSISSIPPI (pilot)
copyright date 14Jun82
produced by Christopher Morgan
directed by Richard Sarafian
written by Darryl Ponicsan
music by Lance Rubin
film editor: Don Rode
director of photography: Serge Haignere
guest star
William Swetland

############## The Mississippi ###############
############# season 1 1982-83 ##############
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CBS Fridays

1.01 [01] The Mississippi: MURDER AT MOUNT PARNASSUS
25Mar83 CBS Fri (copyright date 18Mar83)
produced by Robert Crais
directed by Lee H. Katzin
teleplay by Jerry Ziegman

1.02 [02] The Mississippi: EDGE OF THE RIVER
<167852>
01Apr83 CBS Fri (copyright date 29Mar83
produced by Robert Crais
directed by Lee H. Katzin
teleplay by Shel Willens

1.03 [03] The Mississippi: BEYOND A REASONABLE DOUBT
08Apr83 CBS Fri (copyright date 6Apr83)
produced by Robert Crais
directed by Russ Mayberry
teleplay by Terry Louise Fisher

1.04 [04] The Mississippi: WE REMEMBER, WE REVERE
15Apr83 CBS Fri (copyright date 13Apr83)
produced by Robert Crais
directed by Leo Penn
teleplay by Paul Savage
story by John Wilder & Paul Savage

1.05 [05] The Mississippi: MARDI GRAS
29Apr83 CBS Fri  (copyright date 26Apr83)
produced by Robert Crais
directed by Ralph Waite
teleplay by Jeffrey Lane

1.06 [06] The Mississippi: OLD HATREDS NEVER DIE aka 'Old hatreds die hard'
<167853>
06May83 CBS Fri  (copyright date 4May83)
producer Robert Crais
directed by Leo Penn
based on a story by John Wilder & Paul Savage
teleplay by Paul Savage

############## The Mississippi ###############
############# season 2 1983-84 ##############
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CBS Tuesdays 8:00 pm Eastern

2.01 [07] The Mississippi: THERE IS A TIGER IN THE TOWN
<185232>
27Sep83 CBS Tue (copyright date 22Sep83)
produced by Robert Crais
directed by Jeff Hayden

2.02 [08] The Mississippi: CRADLE TO GRAVE
<185233>
04Oct83 CBS Tue (copyright date 29Sep83)
produced by Robert Crais
directed by Leo Penn
written by Patricia Green

2.03 [09] The Mississippi: THE TRIAL OF BEN WALKER
<185231>
11Oct83 CBS Tue (copyright date 6Oct83)
produced by Robert Crais
directed by David Shaw
directed by Leo Penn (on description)
writer David Shaw

2.04 [10] The Mississippi: THE LAST VOICE YOU HEAR
<185235>
18Oct83 CBS Tue (copyright date 13Oct83)
produced by Robert Crais
directed by Alex March
written by David Karp
guest star
Michelle Phillips

2.05 [11] The Mississippi: THE SHOOTING
<185234>
25Oct83 CBS Tue (copyright date 19Oct83)
produced by Robert Crais
directed by Georg Stanford Brown
guest stars
Tyne Daly
Will Shaw

2.06 [12] The Mississippi: PEACE WITH HONOR
<185236>
01Nov83 CBS Tue (copyright date 27Oct83)
produced by Robert Crais
directed by Robert Sallin
written by Patricia Green
guest stars
Gretchen Corbett
Beeson Carroll

2.07 [13] The Mississippi: JOEY
<185237>
08Nov83 CBS Tue (copyright date 2Nov83)
produced by Robert Crais
directed by Alex March
written by Irv Pearlberg

2.08 [14] The Mississippi: CRISIS OF IDENTITY
<185238>
15Nov83 CBS Tue (copyright date 10Nov83)
produced by Stanley Kallis
directed by Harry Harris
written by David Shaw
guest star
Stephen Elliott

2.09 [15] The Mississippi: TOWN WITHOUT PITY
<185239>
22Nov83 CBS Tue (copyright date 16Nov83)
produced by Ed Waters and Stanley Kallis
directed by Oz Scott

2.10 [16] The Mississippi: G. I. BLUES
<185240>
29Nov83 CBS Tue (copyright date 23Nov83)
produced by Ed Waters and Liam O'Brien and Stanley Kallis
directed by Leo Penn

[--] 06Dec83 - no details

2.11 [17] The Mississippi: BETWEEN FATHERS AND SONS
<185241>
13Dec83 CBS Tue (copyright date 8Dec83)
produced by Ed Waters and Liam O'Brien and Stanley Kallis
directed by John Patterson
written by Chris Manheim

[--] 20Dec83 - no details

2.12 [18] The Mississippi: THE BIG LEAGUES
<185242>
27Dec83 CBS Tue (copyright date 22Dec83)
produced by Ed Waters and Liam O'Brien and Stanley Kallis
directed by Leo Penn

[--] 03Jan84 - no details

2.13 [19] The Mississippi: GOING BACK TO HANNIBAL
<185243>
10Jan84 CBS Tue (copyright date 5Jan84)
produced by Ed Waters and Liam O'Brien and Stanley Kallis
directed by Allen Reisner
written by Allen Brennert

2.14 [20] The Mississippi: WHEELS OF JUSTICE
<185244>
17Jan84 CBS Tue (copyright date 12Jan84)
produced by Ed Waters
directed by William Wiard
written by David Shaw & Ed Waters

2.15 [21] The Mississippi: INFORMED CONSENT
<185245>
24Jan84 CBS Tue (copyright date 20Jan84)
produced by Ed Waters
directed by Oz Scott
written by Rogers Turrentine

[--] 31Jan83 - no details

2.16 [22] The Mississippi: ABIGAIL a.k.a. 'The Other Woman'
<185246>
07Feb84 CBS Tue (copyright date 3Feb84)
produced by Ed Waters
directed by Alex March
written Irv Pearlberg

[--] 14/21/28Feb84 - no details

2.17 [23] The Mississippi: HOME AGAIN (final episode)
<185247>
06Mar84 CBS Tue (copyright date 23Feb84)
produced by Ed Waters
directed by Allen Reisner
written by Allen Brennert

############## The Mississippi ###############
################# the end ##################
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