CTVA US Legal Drama - "Hawkins" (MGM/CBS) (1973-74) James Stewart, Strother Martin

CTVA
The Classic TV Archive - US Legal Drama Series

James Stewart Movies
The Jimmy Stewart Show (1971-72)
Hawkins starring James Stewart  (1973-74) -  Shaft starring Richard Roundtree  (1973-74)

Hawkins
 Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Rina Fox
references:
TV Guide
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive

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HAWKINS
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Arena Production
in association with
Metro Goldwyn Mayer television

for
CBS (Tuesdays 9:30-11:00PM ET)
Executive Producer Norman Felton

US Legal Drama series 1973-74 90 min pilot + 7 episodes x 90 min color
90 min slot/74 min actual running time
starring
James Stewart
as Billy Jim Hawkins
with
Strother Martin as R.J. Hawkins

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 HAWKINS ON MURDER
aka DEATH AND THE MAIDEN (90 min Pilot TV Movie)
13Mar1973
Executive Producer Norman Felton  
Written & Produced by David Karp  
Directed by Jud Taylor
Director of Photography Earl Rath  
Film Editing by Henry Berman  
Original music by Jerry Goldsmith  
Art Director Joseph R. Jennings
Starring:
James Stewart (as Billy Jim Hawkins) Strother Martin (as R.J. Hawkins)
Guest cast:
Bonnie Bedelia ..... Edith Dayton-Thomas
Robert Webber ...... Carl Vincent
Antoinette Bower ... Vivian Vincent
Dana Elcar ......... Dr. Aronson
Kate Reid .......... Julia Dayton
David Huddleston ... Joseph Harrelson
Margaret Markov .... Theresa Ruth Colman
Ivan Bonar ......... Judge
Tom Hallick ........ Newscaster
Virginia Hawkins ... Courtroom Reporter
Charles McGraw ? as Captain Bates ?
Synopsis:
An heiress is charged with a triple murder and Hawkins is called
upon to defend her.

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CBS Tuesdays 9:30-11:00 PM Eastern
Alternated with TV movies and "Shaft" in this time slot.

1.01 Hawkins: MURDER IN MOVIELAND (90 min)
02Oct1973 CBS Tue
Written by David Karp
Directed by Jud Taylor
starring James Stewart, Strother Martin
Guest cast:
Sheree North ....... Debbie Lane
Cameron Mitchell ... Jake Parkins
William Smithers ... Sam Drummond
Kenneth Mars ....... Lester De Ville
Maggie Wellman ..... Kate Parkins
Thaao Penghlis ..... Assistant Manager
Ben Hammer ......... Prosecutor
Deborah Newman ..... Waitress
Michael Stearns .... Clerk
Synopsis:
"Just call me Billy Jim", says this shrewd country lawyer who finds
himself up to his folksy neck in phonies. He's come to Hollywood to defend
a star's husband: a man who admits clubbing someone to death. [RF]

[--] 09Oct73 Shaft #1 "The Enforcer"

1.02 Hawkins: DIE, DARLING, DIE (90 min)
23Oct1973 CBS Tue (rerun 11Jun74)
Written by Gene L. Coon
Directed by Paul Wendkos
starring James Stewart, Strother Martin
Guest cast:
Julie Harris ....... Janet Hubbard
Mayf Nutter ........ Jeremiah Stocker
Murray Hamilton .... Frank Guilfoyle
Diana Douglas ...... Clara Guilfoyle
Sam Elliott ........ Luther Wilkes
Henry Jones ........ George Davis
Judson Morgan ...... Judge
Melissa Newman ..... Karen Guilfoyle
Noble Willingham ... Carl Jackson
Iggie Wolfington ... Orville Beacon
Synopsis:
A widow is accused of murdering her dying husband. Everyone knows that
she threw away his life-sustaining medication. The question is, was it
done out of mercy or impatience for her $2,000,000 inheritance? [RF]

[--] 30Oct73 Shaft #2 "The Killing"

1.03 Hawkins: A LIFE FOR A LIFE (90 min)
13Nov1973 CBS Tue
Written by David Karp
Directed by Jud Taylor
starring James Stewart, Strother Martin
Guest cast:
William Windom ..... Joe Hamilton
John Ventantonio ... Jeff Compton
James Hampton ...... Earl Coleman
Noam Pitlik ........ Professor Hastings
Tyne Daly .......... Ellen Hamilton
Diana Douglas ...... Clara Guilfoyle
Jeanne Cooper ...... Mrs. Hamilton
Joe Maross ......... Prosecutor
Curt Conway ........ Judge
Gene Tyburn ........ First Patrolman
Larry Delaney ...... Second Patrolman
Britt Leach ........ Technician
Nelson D. Cuevas ... Cameraman
Synopsis:
Hawkins' client a neurotic man is accused of murder. Helping the DA's
case: the defendant believed that the victim murdered his son and had
publicly vowed to take "A Life for a Life". [RF]

[--] 20Nov73 Shaft #3 "Hit-Run"

1.04 Hawkins: BLOOD FEUD (90 min)
04Dec1973 CBS Tue
Written by David Karp
Directed by Paul Wendkos
starring James Stewart, Strother Martin
Guest cast:
Richard Kelton ..... Don Morrison
Diana Ewing ........ Connie
James Best
Lew Ayres
Mayf Nutter
Jeanette Nolan ??

[--] 11Dec73 Shaft #4 "The Kidnapping"
[--] 01Jan74 Shaft #5 "Cop Killer"

1.05 Hawkins: MURDER IN THE SLAVE TRADE (90 min)
22Jan1974 CBS Tue
Written by Robert Hamner
Directed by Paul Wendkos
starring James Stewart, Strother Martin
Guest cast:
Robert Sampson ..... Neal Carlson
John Milford ....... Sgt. Ames
Peter Mark Richman
Ellen Weston
Stacy Keach (Sr.)
Dick Gautier
James Luisi
Carol Vogel
Joseph Hindy ??
Warren Kemmerling ??


[--] 29Jan74 Shaft #6 "Cop Killer"

1.06 Hawkins: MURDER ON THE THIRTEENTH FLOOR (90 min)
05Feb1974 CBS Tue
Written by David Karp
Directed by Jud Taylor
starring James Stewart, Strother Martin
Guest cast:
Kurt Kasznar ........ John Carraza
Teresa Wright
Albert Paulsen
Andy Parks
Jeff Corey ??
Signe Hasso ??
Harvey Lembeck ??


[--] 19Feb74 Shaft #7 "The Murder Machine"

1.07 Hawkins: CANDIDATE FOR MURDER (90 min) (final episode)
05Mar1974 CBS Tue
Written by Robert Hamner
starring James Stewart, Strother Martin
Guest cast:
Diana Hyland ........ Jennifer Pearson
Paul Burke .......... Fred Hyatt
Andrew Prine ........ Peter Vall
John Larch .......... Herb Talley
Sandy Ward .......... Guard
Pernell Roberts
John Ericson
Mark Gordon ??

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