CTVA US Legal Drama - "The Law and Mr. Jones" (Four Star/ABC) Season 2 (1962)

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Starring James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones)  
Season 2 (ABC) (1962)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox , Lisa Oldham (#1.16)
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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############### season 2 1962 ################
############### (final season) ###############
ABC Thursdays 9:30pm Eastern
 Episode Titles are shown On-Screen in Season 2

2.01 [33] The Law and Mr. Jones: NO NEWS IS GOOD NEWS (verified)
19Apr62 ABC Thur 9:30pm
Produced by Sy Gomberg / Associate Producer Anthony Barr
Written by William Bast / Story Consultant Richard P. McDonagh
Directed by Don Medford
Director of Photography, George Diskant, A.C.E.
Starring: James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones)
With: Janet de Gore (as Marsha Spear); Conlan Carter (as C.E. Carruthers)
Gues Cast:
Ed Nelson ............ Frank Skinner
Addison Richards ..... Clay Harper
John Milford ......... Larry Brooks
Kelly Thordsen ....... Commissioner Price
Thomas Nello ......... Mike Millar
Jason Wingreen ....... Reporter #1
Jack Bernardi ........ Reporter #2
Sally Mills .......... Woman Reporter
Paul Major ........... District Attorney
Milt Kogan ........... Policeman
Howard McLeod ........ Bailiff
And:
Jean Allison ......... Pat Brooks
Synopsis:
The story of a policeman who is implicated in a robbery. [TA]

2.02 [34] The Law and Mr. Jones: THE BOY WHO SAID NO (verified)
Four Star-Naxan prod.
26Apr62 ABC Thur
Produced by Sy Gomberg / Associate Producer Anthony Barr
Written by George Clayton Johnson/ Story Consultant Richard P. McDonagh
Directed by David Alexander
Director of Photography, Howard Schwartz
Starring: James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones)
With: Janet de Gore (as Marsha Spear); Conlan Carter (as C.E. Carruthers)
Guest cast:
Russell Johnson ...... Mr. Lankershim
Roger Mobley ......... Tommy Pierce
Eve McVeagh .......... Mrs. Pierce
Jess Kirkpatrick ..... Truant Officer
And:
Jospehine Hutchinson .... Miss Woods
Synopsis 1:
Tommy has gotten himself into a lot of trouble at school. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
When Tommy Pierce, a young newsboy friend of Jones, gets in trouble at school, Jones acts
 as carelessly as do most adults when they come upon children with problems.

2.03 [35] The Law and Mr. Jones: REUNION (verified)
Four Star-Naxan prod.
03May62 ABC Thur (rerun 21Jul63)
Produced by Sy Gomberg / Associate Producer Anthony Barr
Teleplay by Richard P. McDonagh & Sy Gomberg
Story by Mort Fine & David Friedkin / Story Consultant Richard P. McDonagh
Directed by Stuart Rosenberg
Director of Photography, Carl Guthrie, A.S.C.
Starring: James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones)
With: Janet de Gore (as Marsha Spear); Conlan Carter (as C.E. Carruthers)
Special Guest:
John Larch ......... Richard Walker
Guest cast:
Mary Young ......... Mrs. Walker
Angela Greene ...... Louise Walker
Gerald Gordon ...... James Pollock
Harry Bartell ...... The Judge
John Francis ....... Guard
Synopsis 1:
A woman approaches Jones and says that she is the mother of an old school pal named Richard Walker. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Jones goes to the aid of an old school friend who has been condemned to death for murder

2.04 [36] The Law and Mr. Jones: THE WALKOUT (verified)
10May62 ABC Thur 9:30pm
Produced by Sy Gomberg / Associate Producer Anthony Barr
Written by Shimon Wincelberg / Story Consultant Richard P. McDonagh
Directed by David Alexander
Director of Photography, Chas E. Burke
Starring: James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones)
With: Janet de Gore (as Marsha Spear); Conlan Carter (as C.E. Carruthers
Guest Cast:
James Burke ......... Carney
Morris Strassberg ... Goodman
Percy Helton ........ Adams
Paul Dubov .......... Coleman
Ruth Lee ............ Mrs. Dorn
James Maloney ....... Judge
Tom Middleton ....... Mr. Thompson
Audrey Allen ........ Mrs. Thompson
Richard Chambers .... Bailiff
Synopsis:
Three old courtroom buffs who make a hobby of watching trials are so enthusiastic over attorney
 Abraham Jones's presentation of a divorce case that they upset his line of attack. [TA]

2.05 [37] The Law and Mr. Jones: EVERYBODY IS MONEY (verified)
17May62 ABC Thur 9:30pm
Produced by Sy Gomberg / Associate Producer Anthony Barr
Written by S. Lee Pogostin / Story Consultant Richard P. McDonagh
Directed by Sydney Pollack
Director of Photography, Chas E. Burke
Starring: James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones)
With: Janet de Gore (as Marsha Spear); Conlan Carter (as C.E. Carruthers
Guest cast:
John Chandler ........ Max
Meg Wyllie ........... Doris Avery
Lane Bradford ........ Pete
Michael Vandeever .... Jim
Charles Lampkin ...... Tom Redford
Rusty Wescoatt ....... Mr. Hill
Terry Sutherlin ...... Boy with Jim
Norman Leslie ........ Jack
Rocky Lundy .......... Boy with Max
And:
David Macklin ........ Wayne Avery
Synopsis:
The 15-year-old son of a lawyer who died penniless becomes legal advisor to teenage gangs to
pay off his father's debts. Attorney Jones works to steer the boy away from the gangs. [TA]

2.06 [38] The Law and Mr. Jones: WILDERNESS (verified)
Four Star-Naxan prod.
24May62 ABC Thur
Produced by Sy Gomberg / Associate Producer Anthony Barr
Written by Paul David / Story Consultant Richard P. McDonagh
Directed by David Alexander
Director of Photography, Chas E. Burke
Starring: James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones)
With: Janet de Gore (as Marsha Spear); Conlan Carter (as C.E. Carruthers
Guest Star:
Russ Brown .......... Tom Jones (Jones' father)(recurring)
With:
Rhys Williams ....... Judge Morris
Parley Baer ......... Mayor
Edmon Ryon .......... Mr. Grant
Leonard Stone ....... Mr. Edwards
Sara Seegar ......... Mrs. Austin
Synopsis:
Practically everyone in Jones' hometown is in favor of building a recreation center at Cedar Lake. Everyone
except Jones' father, who obtains a restraining order preventing anyone from tampering with the lake. [RF]

2.07 [39] The Law and Mr. Jones: THE MAN WHO WANTED TO DIE (verified)
Four Star-Naxan prod.
31May62 ABC Thur
Produced by Sy Gomberg / Associate Producer Anthony Barr
Written by Sy Gomberg / Story Consultant Richard P. McDonagh
Directed by David Alexander
Director of Photography, Chas E. Burke
Starring: James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones)
With: Janet de Gore (as Marsha Spear); Conlan Carter (as C.E. Carruthers)
Special Guest Star:
Tom Bosley .......... Assistant D.A. Ryan
With:
Arline Sax .......... Maria Lopez
George Brenlin ...... Lenny Stoner
Rudolfo Hoyos ....... Manuel Lopez
Michael Fox ......... Doctor
George Ives ......... Hiller
Synopsis:
Lenny Stoner, who is about to go on trial for murder, is suffering from a
perforated ulcer - and is refusing the operation necessary to save his life. [RF]

2.08 [40] The Law and Mr. Jones: THE CO-OPERATIVES (verified)
7Jun62 ABC Thur 9:30pm
Produced by Sy Gomberg / Associate Producer Anthony Barr
Written by Sy Gomberg / Story Consultant Richard P. McDonagh
Directed by Joseph Sargent
Director of Photography, Howard Schwartz
Starring: James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones)
With: Janet de Gore (as Marsha Spear); Conlan Carter (as C.E. Carruthers)
Guest Star:
Charles Aidman ...... Phil Burns
With:
Terry Becker ........ Norman Johnson
Joan Tompkins ....... Jeannie Burns
Joseph Turkel ....... Parker
Barry Brooks ........ Jack Lessing
Judy Erwin .......... Laurie
Dinah Anne Rogers ... Cynthia Lessing
Grayce Spence ....... Betty Johnson
Tracy Jacovides ..... Hernandez
Ron Walters ......... Novak
And:
Edgar Stehli ........ Henry Ross
Synopsis:
An elderly man with a compulsion toward welfare work takes three young ex-convicts under his wing. [TA]

2.09 [41] The Law and Mr. Jones: THICKER THAN WATER (verified)
Four Star-Naxan prod.
14Jun62 ABC Thur
Produced by Sy Gomberg / Associate Producer Anthony Barr
Written by Palmer Thompson / Story Consultant Richard P. McDonagh
Directed by John Rich
Director of Photography, George E. Diskant, A.C.E.
Starring: James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones)
With: Janet de Gore (as Marsha Spear); Conlan Carter (as C.E. Carruthers)
Guest cast:
Robert Ellenstein ... Dr. Allen
Adam Williams ....... Phillip Harvey
Jo Helton ........... Joyce Harvey
Jimmy Carter ........ Phil Harvey, Jr.
Frances Foster ...... Nurse
Griffith James ...... Man
Technical Advice: National Hemophilia Foundation
Synopsis 1:
Frightened by Jones' car, a boy falls and strikes his head on the curb. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Jones is retained by a 9 year old boy to divorce him from his parents.The boy has hemophilia
  and feels responsible, for his parents separation because his disease is incurable.

2.10 [42] The Law and Mr. Jones: WHAT CAN YOU LEARN FROM SMOKE SIGNALS? (verified)
21Jun62 ABC Thur
Produced by Sy Gomberg / Associate Producer Anthony Barr
Written by Sy Gomberg / Story Consultant Richard P. McDonagh
Directed by John Rich
Director of Photography, Chas E. Burke
Starring: James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones)
With: Janet de Gore (as Marsha Spear); Conlan Carter (as C.E. Carruthers)
Special Guest Star:
Russ Brown .......... Thomas Jones (Jones' father) (recurring)
With:
Sandy Kenyon ........ Wally Dawson
Doris Singleton ..... Myrtle Dawson
Rhys Williams ....... Judge
Richard Hale ........ Milton Wells
Forest Taylor ....... Foreman
And:
Dan Tobin ........... Howard Leeds
Synopsis:
Abraham Lincoln Jones' crusading father gets his lawyer-son into a legal snarl when
the elder sets out to  save a newspaper from being gobbled up  by its competitor. [TA]

2.11 [43] The Law and Mr. Jones: C'EST LA SHOW BIZ (verified)
28Jun62 ABC Thur
Produced by Sy Gomberg / Associate Producer Anthony Barr
Teleplay by Sy Gomberg & Richard P. McDonagh/ Story by William Bast
Story Consultant Richard P. McDonagh
Directed by David Alexander
Director of Photography, George E. Diskant, A.C.E.
Starring: James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones)
With: Janet de Gore (as Marsha Spear); Conlan Carter (as C.E. Carruthers)
Special Guest Star:
Larry Blyden
Guest cast:
Gilbert Green ........ District Attorney
Susan Silo ........... Colette LaBlanc
Dennis Cross ......... Mr. Harper
Dick Wilson .......... Benny
John Dennis .......... Policeman
James Maloney ........ Judge
Jack Bernardi ........ Sikes
Irving Steinberg ..... Second Reporter
Griffith James ....... First Reporter
Synopsis:
Attorney Jones is retained by the manager of a young French dancer when
the girl is arrested for being too scantily clad in her nightclub debut. [TA]

2.12 [44] The Law and Mr. Jones: MY WORTHY COLLEAGUE (verified)
Four Star-Naxan prod.
05Jul62 ABC Thur
Produced by Sy Gomberg / Associate Producer Anthony Barr
Written by Paul David / Story Consultant Richard P. McDonagh
Directed by David Alexander
Director of Photography, George E. Diskant, A.C.E.
Starring: James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones)
With: Janet de Gore (as Marsha Spear); Conlan Carter (as C.E. Carruthers)
Special Guest Star:
Jean Hagen
Guest cast:
Richard R. Evans ...... Ed Donner
Brenda Scott ........... Mary Donner
Charles Lamkin ......... Headwaiter
Kitty Kelly ............ Landlady
Synopsis:
Ed Donner dropped out of high school to get married and has lived to rue the day.
 He's had a hard time finding work and the marriage  ended in divorce. [RF]

2.13 [45] The Law and Mr. Jones: POOR EDDIE IS DEAD (verified) (final episode)
12Jul62 ABC Thur
Produced by Sy Gomberg / Associate Producer Anthony Barr
Written by Sy Gomberg & Richard P. McDonagh/ Story Consultant Richard P. McDonagh
Directed by Sydney Pollack
Director of Photography, Chas E. Burke
Starring: James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones)
With: Janet de Gore (as Marsha Spear); Conlan Carter (as C.E. Carruthers)
Special Guest Stars:
Edward Binns
Hugh Marlowe

With:
Bruce Dern .......... Edward Burns
Charles F. Seel ..... Night Watchman
Synopsis:
An electronics engineer tries to strangle his former boss and is thought to be a paranoiac by Abraham Lincoln Jones. [TA]

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Reruns Summer 1962
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[--] 19Jul62 - rerun of #1.07 "The Storyville Gang" (first aired 25Nov60)
[--] 26Jul62 - rerun of #1.20 "Cold Turkey" (first aired 03Mar61)
[--] 02Aug62 - rerun of #1.12 "The Great Gambling Raid" (first aired 6Jan61)
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Reruns Summer 1963
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[--] 21Jul63 rerun of #2.3 "Reunion" (first aired 03May62)

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