CTVA US Legal Drama - "Judd for the Defense" (TCF/ABC) Season X (19XX-XX)

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Starring  Carl Betz (as Clinton Judd) & Stephen Young (as Ben Caldwell)
Season 1 (ABC) (1967-68)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
contributions by: Rina Fox, Mark Speck , S.L.Kotar 
references:-
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive / Writers Guild of America (wga)


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ABC Fridays 10:00 pm ET
Produced by Harold Gast & Charles Russell

1.01 [--] Judd for the Defense: TEMPEST IN A TEXAS TOWN
TCF prod.no. 6044 & 6012
08Sep67 ABC Fri
Teleplay by Harold Gast and Leon Tokatyan,
Story by Paul Monash
Directed by Harvey Hart
Starring: Carl Betz (as Clinton Judd), Stephen Young (as Ben Caldwell)
Guest Cast:
Pat Hingle .......... Ed Tanner
Christopher Jones ... Brandon Hill
James Anderson ...... Wayne York
Patti Petersen ...... Terry Ann Brendler
Russell Thorson ..... Aldo Reese
Judith McConnell .... Eve
James Davidson ...... Paul Sagers
Jim Henaghan ........ Jamie
Lane Bradford ....... Sheriff
John Craven ......... Judge Hobart
Doreen Lang ......... Mrs. York
Synopsis:
Bigot Ed Tanner locks horns with Judd when a murder mystifies everyone. [RF]

1.02 [--] Judd for the Defense: THE DEEP END
TCF prod. no. 1802
15Sep67
Written by Saul Levitt
Directed by Seymour Robbie
Starring: Carl Betz (as Clinton Judd), Stephen Young (as Ben Caldwell)
Guest stars:
Leslie Nielsen ....... Ralph Fanning
Beverly Garland ...... Dorothy Shaw
William Smithers ..... John Emery
Eileen Baral ......... Rita Chambers
Daniel Ades .......... Rafael Fuentes
Vivi Janiss .......... Mrs. Willoughby
David Renard ......... Julio Fuentes
Herb Voland .......... Judge Balfour
Synopsis:
In a Texas coastal town, Judd defends a sea captain accused of murdering four people aboard his schooner.
The lone survivor of the excursion: a disturbed 10-year-old girl who isn't talking. [RF]

1.03 Judd for the Defense: THE OTHER FACE OF THE LAW
TCF prod. no. 1804
22Sep67 ABC Fri
Written by Ellis Kadison & Joel Kane
Directed by Robert Butler
Starring: Carl Betz (as Clinton Judd), Stephen Young (as Ben Caldwell)
Guest stars:
Robert Viharo ........ Norman Keel
Ed Asner ............. Captain Paul Wyatt
Jeff Corey ........... Barron
John Doucette ........ Ed Bauer
Shary Marshall ....... Luana Collins
Paul Newlan .......... Daniel Wyatt
E.J. André ........... Anton Kovacs
Stuart Nisbet ........ Judge Foster
Joyce Taylor ......... Amy Carroll
Synopsis:
Judd defends Norman Keel, a disgraced ex-cop charged with murder. Now
employed by a racketeer, Keel claims he's being framed by the police. [RF]

1.04 Judd for the Defense: A CIVIL CASE OF MURDER
TCF prod. no. 1806
29Sep67 ABC Fri
Written by Halstead Welles
Directed by Boris Segal
Starring: Carl Betz (as Clinton Judd), Stephen Young (as Ben Caldwell)
Guest stars:
Daniel J. Travanti .. Don Oliver
Scott Brady ......... Max
Brooke Bundy ........ Melinda
John Dehner ......... Schellenbach
Clint Howard ........ Tim Oliver
Synopsis:
A pro football player's fight to obtain custody of his son takes on a
grim aspect: he's charged with murdering his wife. [RF]

1.05 Judd for the Defense: SHADOW OF A KILLER
TCF prod. no. 1805
06Oct67 ABC Fri
Written by Sheldon Stark
Directed by Leo Penn
Starring: Carl Betz (as Clinton Judd), Stephen Young (as Ben Caldwell)
Guest stars:
Joe Don Baker ....... Merle Varney/aka Merle Williams
Arthur Adams ........ Policeman
Quentin Dean ........ Lou Ann Bender
Vincent Gardenia .... Judge Montez
Harold Gould ........ Cleary
Betsy Jones-Moreland. Miss Davis
Charles McGraw ...... Warden MacDonald
Synopsis:
Judd and Ben try to delay the execution of a convicted murderer whose
confession could free their client - a naive country girl wrongly
imprisoned for robbery and murder. [RF]

1.06 Judd for the Defense: THE CONSPIRACY
TCF prod. no. 1809
13Oct67 ABC Fri
Written by Leo Lieberman & Meyer Dolinsky
Directed by John Erman
Starring: Carl Betz (as Clinton Judd), Stephen Young (as Ben Caldwell)
Guest stars:
James Daly .......... Dan Rossiter
Kevin McCarthy ...... Paul Christopher
Harry Townes ........ John Stratton
Kim Darby ........... Cassie Rossiter
Synopsis:
Judd fights pretrial publicity and the extralegal tactics of a private
eye as he defends a man suspected of complicity in a mayor's murder. [RF]

1.07 Judd for the Defense: CONFESSIONAL
TCF prod. no. 1803
20Oct67 ABC Fri
Written by William Froug
Directed by Alex March
Starring: Carl Betz (as Clinton Judd), Stephen Young (as Ben Caldwell)
Guest stars:
Chill Wills ......... Simpson Youngert
Richard Anderson .... Thad Crutcher
Hal Baylor .......... Dude Rimpau
Burr DeBenning ...... Richard Youngert
Paul Prokop ......... Jimmy Vincent
Milton Selzer ....... Judge Wade
Lurene Tuttle ....... Mae Youngert
James Westerfield ... Inspector Ramkin
Synopsis:
Judd defends the son of an oil millionaire, despite the youth's
insistence that he's guilty of a long-unsolved murder. [RF]

1.08 Judd for the Defense: DEATH FROM A FLOWER GIRL
TCF prod. no. 1808
27Oct67 ABC Fri
Teleplay by Irving Gaynor Neiman & Stanford Whitmore/ Story by David Davidson
Directed by William Hale
Starring: Carl Betz (as Clinton Judd), Stephen Young (as Ben Caldwell)
Guest stars:
Katherine Justice ... Wendy Lukas
Andrew Duggan ....... Everett Cranfield
Gene Raymond ........ Ralph Lukas
Morgan Sterne ....... Joe Wallace
Booth Colman
Synopsis:
The generation gap separates Judd from his client, a young hippie who shot her married lover. [RF]

1.09 Judd for the Defense: THE COMMITMENT
TCF prod. no. 1813
03Nov67 ABC Fri
Written by Paul Monash
Directed by Robert Butler
Starring: Carl Betz (as Clinton Judd), Stephen Young (as Ben Caldwell)
Guest stars:
Brock Peters ........ Jesse Aarons
William Windom ...... Ira Creighton
David Sheiner ....... District Attorney Harry Reed
Cicely Tyson ........ Lucille Evans
John Zaremba ........ Judge Maderich
George Murdock
Synopsis:
One man's freedom and another's career are at stake as Judd reopens the
case of Jesse Aarons, who claims he was wrongly convicted of murder. [RF]

1.10 Judd for the Defense: CITIZEN RITTER
TCF prod. no. 1811
10Nov67 ABC Fri
Story by Jack Jacobs & Lawrence Louis Goldman/ Teleplay by Sheldon Stark
Directed by Alex March
Starring: Carl Betz (as Clinton Judd), Stephen Young (as Ben Caldwell)
Guest stars:
Paula Wayne ......... Marilyn Ritter
Murray Hamilton ..... John Ritter
Norma Crane ......... Mrs. Ferguson
Lloyd Gough ......... David Lincoln
Stacey Maxwell ...... Ellen Ritter
Synopsis:
In Judd's absence, Ben defends an affluent farmer charged with the fatal shooting of an abortionist. [RF]

1.11 Judd for the Defense: THE MONEY FARM
TCF prod. no. 1807
17Nov67 ABC Fri
Directed by Ralph Senensky
Starring: Carl Betz (as Clinton Judd), Stephen Young (as Ben Caldwell)
Guest stars:
James Whitmore ...... John Patrick McKenna
Martha Hyer ......... Leora McKenna
Alan Oppenheimer .... DA Tom Rogers
Austin Willis ....... Richard Cahill
Synopsis:
The odds and the witnesses are stacked against Judd and his client, a
businessman accused of murdering a blackmailer. [RF]

1.12 Judd for the Defense: TO KILL A MADMAN
TCF prod. no. 1812
24Nov67 ABC Fri
Directed by Larry Peerce
Starring: Carl Betz (as Clinton Judd), Stephen Young (as Ben Caldwell)
Guest Stars:
Len Birman .......... Lloyd Wasson
Carmen Mathews ...... Elspeth Hanno
William Schallert ... DA Ellis
Natalie Trundy ...... Margaret Watkins
Jason Wingreen ...... Judge
Morgan Jones ........ Sergeant
Synopsis:
Judd and Ben use the testimony of a psychic to defend a man on trial for three motiveless murders. [RF]

1.13 [--] Judd for the Defense: TO LOVE AND STAND MUTE
TCF prod. no. 1810
01Dec67 (rerun 07Jun68)
Written by Gerry Day
Directed by Michael Caffey
Starring: Carl Betz (as Clinton Judd), Stephen Young (as Ben Caldwell)
Guest stars:
Tom Troupe .......... Dan Arnold
Loretta Leversee .... Nora Arnold
Ruta Lee ............ Alida Nye
Edith Atwater ....... Mrs. Buckley
Jenny Maxwell ....... Ada Kane
Sheila Larken ....... Penny
Synopsis:
This drama focuses on a deaf-mute couple's attempt to adopt a child.
Trial lawyer Judd finds himself in an unaccustomed role: representing
the couple before an adoptions board. Dan and Nora Arnold want a child
- one with normal speech and hearing - and the going gets rough when
the natural mother tries to regain custody of her child.
*Note: To perform their roles (which include dialog), guest stars
Tom Troupe and Loretta Leversee learned sign language from Mrs. Faye Wilkie,
who coached Mia Farrow for her role in "Johnny Belinda". [RF]


1.14 Judd for the Defense: THE LIVING VICTIM
TCF prod. no. 1815
08Dec67 ABC Fri
Directed by William Hale
Starring: Carl Betz (as Clinton Judd), Stephen Young (as Ben Caldwell)
Guest Cast:
Robert Alda ......... Walter Whittaker
Joan Hackett ........ Ruth Massey
John Larch .......... District Attorney Joseph Flexner
William Wintersole... Mel Berrigan
Synopsis:
Judd defends a mobster who is the target of a DA's personal vendetta.
The prosecutor is determined to pin his wife's murder on the syndicate hood. [RF]

1.15 Judd for the Defense: FIREBRAND
TCF prod. no. 1814
15Dec67 ABC Fri
directed by Alex March
Starring: Carl Betz (as Clinton Judd), Stephen Young (as Ben Caldwell)
guest cast:
Rodolfo Hoyos Jr.... Gabriel Aguila
Perry Lopez ........ Tony Aguila
Anna Mizrahi ....... Dolores Aguila
Mark Lenard ........ Sheriff Mike Galvez
Robert V. Barron ... Rancher
Lev Mailer
Synopsis:
The fiery leader of a migrant-workers' union is jailed for calling a
strike. Judd tries to help him then becomes his hostage after a jailbreak. [RF]

1.16 [--] Judd for the Defense: EVERYONE LOVED HARLAN BUT HIS WIFE
TCF prod no. 1818
05Jan68 ABC Fri
Written by James M. Miller
Directed by Gerald Mayer
Starring: Carl Betz (as Clinton Judd), Stephen Young (as Ben Caldwell)
Guest stars:
Vera Miles ......... Lydia Gray
Claude Akins ....... Calvin Wolf
Charles Drake ...... Harlan Gray
Jeff Morrow ........ John Davis
Noah Keen .......... Sheriff Blake
Paul Fix ........... Judge House
Margot Jane ........ Melissa Gray
Synopsis:
Judd defends Lydia Gray, who is under indictment for murdering her
wealthy, invalid husband. The attorney must prove that the death was
accidental, with no witnesses but the defendant herself. [RF]

1.17 [--] Judd for the Defense: FALL OF A SKYLARK pt. 1 - THE TRIAL
TCF prod. no. 1817-1
12Jan68 ABC Fri
Directed by Boris Sagal
Starring: Carl Betz (as Clinton Judd), Stephen Young (as Ben Caldwell)
Guest stars:
Bradford Dillman ... Bruzzy Burke
Diana Hyland ....... Jessie Tree
Malachi Throne ..... DA Franklin Gruson
Barry Morse ........ Burke
Lee Bowman ......... Charles Grattner
Walter Brooke ...... DA John Gage
John Chandler ...... Czawicki
June Dayton ........ Irene Schatz
Dabbs Greer ........ Dr. Fred Zellmen
John Kellogg ....... Lerner
Joe Mantell ........ Arnold Schatz
George N. Neise .... Matthew Tribin
Hal Smith .......... Dr. Corelli
Karl Swenson ....... Judge
Synopsis 1:
Judd and Ben take up residence in a hotel to prepare a defense for the
owner's playboy son, who's been accused of killing a bookie. Their problem,
getting co-operation from the unpredictable client, whose reckless
behavior is jeopardizing the case. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
The lawyers prepare a defense for a hotel owner's reckless son who is
accused of murdering a bookie. [RF]

1.18 [--] Judd for the Defense: FALL OF A SKYLARK pt. 2 - THE APPEAL
TCF prod. no. 1817-1/2
19Jan68 ABC Fri
Guest Cast (as part 1)
Synopsis:
Part 2. A retrial hearing gives Judd and Ben another chance to save
convicted murderer Bruzzy Burke. [RF]

1.19 [--] Judd for the Defense: NO LAW AGAINST MURDER
TCF prod. no. 1819
26Jan68 ABC Fri
Directed by Boris Sagal
Starring: Carl Betz (as Clinton Judd), Stephen Young (as Ben Caldwell)
Guest Cast:
Earl Holliman ...... Sheriff Lonny Querido
Jason Evers ........ Alec Spinner
Mariette Hartley ... Erica Cosgrove
Frank Maxwell ...... James Edwards
Jacqueline Mayo .... Willa Glenn
Synopsis:
Judd defends a sheriff in a cliquish Southern town. The lawman stands
accused of violating the civil rights of a New York writer, whose
violent death has been ruled accidental. [RF]

1.20 [--] Judd for the Defense: THE GRAND OLD MAN
TCF prod. no. 1820
02Feb68 ABC Fri
Directed by Boris Sagal
Starring: Carl Betz (as Clinton Judd), Stephen Young (as Ben Caldwell)
Guest Cast:
Albert Dekker ...... George Stuka
Chris Connelly ..... Tom Royce
Joe Maross ......... Alfred Stuka
Alfred Ryder ....... Mott
Lin McCarthy ....... District Attorney Russo
Priscilla Morrill... Helen Royce
Warren Kemmerling .. Cobb
Alan Hewitt ........ Judge
Ted Knight ......... Fan
Charles Lane ....... Baliff
Herbert Bress ...... Bartender
Synopsis:
Deposed syndicate boss George Stuka becomes the key to the lawyers'
case against the new Mr. Big - Stuka's son - who ordered the killing
of a defiant grocery store manager. [RF]

1.21 [--] Judd for the Defense: WHAT YOU CAN DO WITH MONEY
TCF prod. no. 1821
09Feb68 ABC Fri
Directed by Boris Sagal
Starring: Carl Betz (as Clinton Judd), Stephen Young (as Ben Caldwell)
Guest Cast:
Albert Salmi ....... Malcolm Iverson
Janice Rule ........ Carla Gregg
Charles Aidman ..... Norman Gregg
Whit Bissell ....... Moss
Curt Conway ........ Judge
William Jordan ..... Wagner
Roy Poole .......... DA Donald McDonald
Fernando Roca ...... Diego Ramirez
Synopsis:
Judd and Ben sift through a series of cover-ups and protective lies
as they defend Norman Gregg, a globe-trotting engineer accused of murder.
Gregg has admitted that he killed a man for attacking Mrs. Gregg. [RF]

1.22 [--] Judd for the Defense: KINGDOM OF THE BLIND
TCF prod. no. 1822
16Feb68 ABC Fri
Written by John W. Bloch
Directed by Christian Nyby
Starring: Carl Betz (as Clinton Judd), Stephen Young (as Ben Caldwell)
Guest Cast:
Ida Lupino ......... Elaine Bennett
Patricia Barry ..... Kathryn Storm
Jane Elliott ....... Jo Ann Storm
Tim O'Connor ....... Nay Delavan
Lawrence Dobkin .... Maurice
Synopsis:
A fading movie star hires Judd to free a once black-listed screen
writer from an ironclad contract. The case turns to murder when the
writer is charged with killing his contract holder, a ruthless Hollywood producer. [RF]

1.23 [--] Judd for the Defense: THE DEVIL'S SURROGATE
TCF prod. no. 1823
23Feb68 ABC Fri
Written by William Kelley
Directed by Larry Peerce
Starring: Carl Betz (as Clinton Judd), Stephen Young (as Ben Caldwell)
Guest stars:
James Franciscus ... Father William Chitwood
Lloyd Nolan ........ DA Patrick Bantry
Karen Black ........ Alethea Staunton
Larry Gates ........ Father Burnside
Jason Wingreen ..... Judge
Stewart Bradley .... Sgt. Norman Bushnell
Ned Wever .......... Stern
Robert Lipton ...... Ray Bob Becker
Warren Miller ...... Martin Weaver
Patsy Garrett ...... Nurse
Synopsis:
The story of a liberal priest on trial for his life. Accused of murder,
Father William Chitwood is defended by Judd in a case that examines a
personal tragedy and the priest's role in modern society. [RF]

1.24 Judd for the Defense: SQUARE HOUSE
TCF prod. no. 1824
01Mar68 ABC Fri
Directed by Alex March
Starring: Carl Betz (as Clinton Judd), Stephen Young (as Ben Caldwell)
Guest stars:
Jeff Corey
Robert Duvall ...... Raymond Cane
Hugh Marlowe ....... Amos Kincaid
Simon Oakland ...... Sam Ghari
Collin Wilcox ...... Vicky Anderson
Synopsis:
Judd wages a legal battle for an unconventional rehabilitation center
for ex-cons, whose members have been accused of helping a parole violator. [RF]

1.25 Judd for the Defense: THE WORST OF BOTH WORLDS
TCF prod. no. 1825
08Mar68 ABC Fri
Written by Norman Borisoff
Directed by George McCowan
Starring: Carl Betz (as Clinton Judd), Stephen Young (as Ben Caldwell)
Guest stars:
Luke Halpin ........ Kenny Carter
Frank Marth ........ Frank Austin
John Randolph ...... Vern Merritt
Pippa Scott ........ Jean Merritt
Malcolm Atterbury... Judge Edgar Brown
Synopsis:
The lawyers reopen the case of a teen-ager who was convicted of car
theft without benefit of counsel. [RF]

1.26 Judd for the Defense: YOU REMEMBER JOE MADDOX
TCF prod. no. 1826
15Mar68 ABC Fri
Written by Franklin Barton
Directed by George McCowan
Starring: Carl Betz (as Clinton Judd), Stephen Young (as Ben Caldwell)
Guest stars:
Coleen Gray ........ Beth Maddox
Kevin McCarthy ..... Joe Maddox
Simon Scott ........ George Keefer
Ray Stricklyn ...... DA Roger Harmon
Synopsis:
Judd's dealings with unemployed editor Joe Maddox take an unexpected
turn: Maddox, enraged, kills his former employer. [RF]

[--] 07Jun68 rerun of #1.13 "To Love and Stand Mute" (first aired 01Dec67)

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