arshall, Counselor at Law" (Universal/ABC) Season 1 (1971-72)

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Starring Arthur Hill, Lee Majors & Joan Darling
Season 1 (ABC) (1971-72)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox  [Updated April 2018]
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive


 ###### Owen Marshall, Counselor At Law ######
############ season 1 1971-72 ################
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ABC Thursdays 10:00 PM Eastern
starring
Arthur Hill as Owen Marshall (1971-74)
Lee Majors as Jess Brandon (Owen's associate #1) (1971-73) (seasons 1 & 2)
 Joan Darling as Frieda Krause (Owen's secretary) (1971-74)

 1.01 Owen Marshall: LEGACY OF FEAR
16Sep1971 ABC Thurs
Written by Michael Gleason
Directed by David Lowell Rich
Guest Cast:
Glenn Corbett ......... Jerry Woods
Dane Clark .............. Ivan Bock
Marian McCargo ..... Marion Lerman
Richard Eastham .... Philip Lerman
Darby Hinton ........... Tom Woods
Pat Harrington Jr. .... DA Charlie Gianetta
Rosemarie Bowe .... Jerry Woods' Wife
Linda Haynes
Synopsis:
A 20yearold incident and a prison sentence jeopardize a friend's reputation.

1.02 Owen Marshall: A LONELY STRETCH OF BEACH
23Sep1971 ABC Thurs (rerun 09Mar72)
Written by Paul Schneider and Margaret Schneider
Guest Cast:
Michael Tolan ........ Alex Kasparian
Lorraine Gary ......... Norma Pruitt
Cindy Eilbacher ..... Valerie Pruitt
Anne Seymour ....... Mrs. Walker
Synopsis:
A highly respected sixthgrade teacher is accused of molesting a 12yearold student.

1.03 Owen Marshall: EULOGY FOR A WIDE RECEIVER
30Sep1971 ABC Thurs
Producer Jon Epstein
Written by Richard Bluel
Directed by Steven Spielberg
Director of photography Harkness SMith
Music by Elmer Bernstein
Editor Milton Shifman
Guest cast:
John David Carson .. Marty Cardwell
Brad David ................ Cliff Holmes
Sandra de Bruin ....... Anne Buckner
Lou Frizzell ............... Prosecutor Sam Miller
Stephen Young ....... Coach Dave Butler
Anson Williams ........ Steve Baggot
David Soul ................ Pete
Synopsis:
A football coach encourages a star player to take amphetamines and after the player dies during a game,
the coach is defended at his trial by Owen Marshall.
Synopsis 2:
A football coach is accused of murder when a player dies from an overdose of amphetamines.

1.04 Owen Marshall: THE FOREST AND THE TREES
07Oct1971 ABC Thurs (rerun 18May72)
Guest Cast:
Janet Margolin ........ Jan Herron
John Fink ................ Joel Herron
Charles Robinson ... Cal Morgan
Richard O'Brien ....... Dr. Wood
John Zaremba ......... Judge
Synopsis:
A woman who commits a criminal act to assure her husband's success.

1.05 Owen Marshall: MAKE NO MISTAKE
14Oct1971 ABC Thurs
Guest cast:
Christine Belford ...... Karen Slater
Ross Martin .............. Dr. Emery Lewis
DeForest Kelley ....... Frank Slater
Paul Fix .................... Dr. Mel Woodruff
Robert Sampson ...... Stuart Barnes
Darrell Larson ........... Poco Lewis
Synopsis:
An esteemed physician may be jeopardizing his career and a patient's sanity through his obsession with infallibility.

1.06 Owen Marshall: MEN WHO CARE [Part 2]
21Oct1971 ABC Thurs
Written by Jerry McNeely
Directed by Marc Daniels
Guest cast:
Ed Nelson ............. Todd Christman
Belinda Montgomery .... Mariel
Tom Drake ............. John Kalsheur
Russell Johnson .... Brenton Grant
John Kerr ............... Clay Arnold
Robert Emhardt ..... Jack Walters
Richard Bull .......... Mr. Harris
Eloise Hardt .......... Mona Kalsheur
Frank Marth .......... Sgt. Hamilton
Ron Masak ............ Stan Kraus
Elliott Montgomery .... Dr. Sundeman
Harlan Warde ........ Judge
C. Lindsay Workman .... Second Judge
Reginald Fenderson .... Court Clerk
Vince Howard ......... Airport Mechanic
Synopsis:
The defense of a congressman accused of murder hinges on a hostile witness,the man's daughter.
*Note: (The first part of this episode is on Marcus Welby, M.D. 19Oct71)

1.07 Owen Marshall: SHADOW OF A NAME
28Oct1971 ABC Thurs (rerun 16Mar72)
Written by John Wilder
Directed by Harry Falk
Guest cast:
Barry Sullivan ....... Grant Chase
Tim Matheson ......... Gerry Collier
John Larch ........... George Patterson
Bryan Montgomery ..... Roger Carlisle
Jean Allison ......... Martha Collier
Ed Begley Jr.......... Howard Dubberly
Farrah Fawcett ....... Tori Barbour
John Gilgreen ........ Bob Courtney
Jesse Vint ........... Joe Boysen
Rick Weaver .......... Gary McNett
Donald Woods ......... Judge Richard McDowell
Dennis Rucker ........ Harold
Bert Conroy .......... Sal
Synopsis:
A dramatic clash of wills takes shape at a murder trial. Marshall is assisting a defense attorney who is determined to win at any cost.

1.08 Owen Marshall: EIGHTEEN YEARS NEXT APRIL
04Nov1971 ABC Thurs
Guest cast:
Alejandro Rey ...... Jose Borotra
John Hoyt ............. Judge Wetherby
R.J. Adams ........... Henning
Nancy Malone
Synopsis:
Marshall reopens a murder case he helped win as an assistant DA.

1.09 Owen Marshall: NOTHING PERSONAL
11Nov1971 ABC Thurs
Directed by Lou Antonio
Guest Cast:
Tom Troupe ......... Colby Phillips
Kathryn Hays ....... Lori Phillips
Gary Collins ......... Andy Taylor
Felton Perry ......... Pete Hughes
Jim Antonio
Judyann Elder
Synopsis:
A case of libel. A sports columnist has implicated Jess in an eightyearold football scandal.

1.10 Owen Marshall: THE BABY SITTER
18Nov1971 ABC Thurs (rerun 23Mar72)
Guest Cast:
Gary Grimes ........ Howie Bowers
Gerald S. O'Loughlin ... Sgt. Saul Morris
Barry Brown ........ Randy Jackson
Synopsis:
Murder and attempted rape is the charge as a teenage babysitter is the accused; and the key factor is the testimony of a child.

1.11 Owen Marshall: BURDEN OF PROOF
02Dec1971 ABC Thurs
Guest cast:
Shelley Fabares ...... Lorraine Latham
Susan Sarandon ..... Joyce
Farrah Fawcett ........ Susie
Lawrence Pressman... Frank Latham
Paul Stevens ........... Marsh
Joey Forman
Synopsis:
Legal nightmare: a man cannot prove he was home alone when a woman was killed by his car.

1.12 Owen Marshall: UNTIL PROVEN INNOCENT
09Dec1971 ABC Thurs
Directed by Walter Doniger
Guest cast:
Randolph Mantooth .. Lonnie Roth
Lindsay Wagner......... Diana Oliver
Dana Wynter ............. Judge Oliver
Henry Beckman ........ Mr. Harlen
Ross Elliott ................. Maurice Delaney
Ray Dimas ................. Brian Fischer
Lou Frizzell ............... Sam Miller
Athena Lorde ........... Sarah Harlen
Barry Higgins ........... Jim
Gracia Lee ............... Mrs. Lafferty
Bill Quinn ................. Judge
Synopsis:
A judge's daughter is accused of stealing, and her boyfriend can prove her innocence but refuses to do so.

1.13 Owen Marshall: VOICE FROM A NIGHTMARE
16Dec1971 ABC Thurs
Guest Cast:
Will Geer .......... Ben Hale
William Schallert .. Darryl Williamson
Kip Niven .......... Mike Williamson
Leonard Stone ...... Lawrence Ryman
Hildy Brooks ....... Louise Fallon
Skip Homeier ....... Fallon
Ben Hammer ......... Ron Hentzel
Synopsis:
An auto accident suit suggests a tie in with a criminal assault case.

1.14 Owen Marshall: THE TRIANGLE
30Dec1971 ABC Thurs (rerun 20Jul72)
Written by William Driskill
Directed by David Lowell Rich
Guest cast:
Donna Mills ............ Nancy Danziger
Stephen Brooks ..... Frank Danziger
Michael Larrain ...... Jim Hartford
Ben Wright ............. David Fulton
Carolyn Stellar ....... Jennifer Curtis
Russell Johnson .... Prosecutor
Frank Maxwell ........ Police Captain
Virginia Gregg ........ Frank's Mother
Than Wyenn .......... Dr. Greenstein
Ivor Francis ............ Judge
Morgan Jones ....... Detective
Synopsis:
A cop's obsession with his job sets up the conflict in "The Triangle," about a young officer who's inviting tragedy for himself,
his marriage and the man who's been seeing his wife.

1.15 Owen Marshall: WARLOCK AT MACH 3
06Jan1972 ABC Thurs
Written by Jerome Ross & Jerry McNeely
Guest Cast:
George Nader ........... Colonel Bevins
Patricia Crowley ......... Sue Rohmer
Nicholas A. Beauvy ... Ned Rohmer
Richard Roat .............. Duke Rohmer
Robert Hogan
Synopsis:
An Air Force colonel is charged with negligence in the death of a test pilot.

1.16 Owen Marshall: EIGHT CENTS WORTH OF PROTECTION
13Jan1972 ABC Thurs
Guest cast:
Vic Morrow ............... Andy Capaso
Dick Sargent ............. Neil Vickery
Jane Actman ............ Michele
Richard X. Slattery ... Pat Higgins
Pat Harrington Jr. ..... Charles Giannetta
Synopsis:
A murder case with a puzzling suspect - the victim's spouse.

1.17 Owen Marshall: RUN, CAROL, RUN
20Jan1972 ABC Thurs
Guest cast:
Jeanne Crain ....... Lily MacMurdy
Lane Bradbury ...... Carol Ann MacMurdy
Keenan Wynn ........ George Thaxton
Russell Johnson ..... DA Grant
Richard St. John .... Mac Macmurdy
Elizabeth Lane ......... Mary Walsh
Ethel Waters ............ Aunt Harriet
Synopsis:
A childcustody drama about a young widow who refuses to reveal the secret that's preventing her from keeping the child she adores.

1.18 Owen Marshall: VICTIM IN THE SHADOW
27Jan1972 ABC Thurs
Guest cast:
Stefanie Powers ..... Beth Whitaker
Ricky Nelson ......... Gar Kellerman
Kirk Mee ............ Ross Schiller
Joan Tompkins ....... Clare Tomkins
Joan Hotchkis ....... Marian Corby
Michele Nichols ..... Marie Kellerman
Herbert Rudley ...... Nicholson
Frank Maxwell ....... Police Lieutenant
Jenny Sullivan ...... Laurie Kingsley
David Cramer ........ Todd Kingsley
John Zaremba ........ Judge
Lou Frizzell ........ Assistant DA
Synopsis:
A psychotic rapist and the plight of his victims; all wives of Army officers serving in Vietnam, and all but one afraid to testify.

1.19 Owen Marshall: SHINE A LIGHT ON ME
03Feb1972 ABC Thurs
Written by Paul and Margaret Schneider
Directed by Harry Falk
Guest cast:
James Brolin ........ Zack Jamison
George Murdock ...... Matheson
Sheilah Wells ....... Sylvie Jamison
Sian Barbara Allen .. Meredith
Frederick Herrick ... Larry Crawford
Jackie Coogan ....... Zigler
Walter Brooke ....... Dr. Yates
Joseph Kaufmann ..... Hank Whiteman
Mitzi Hoag .......... Mrs. Redmond
Bill Quinn .......... Judge
Ross Elliott ........ Prosecutor
Synopsis:
A boxer turned singer is charged with beating up a heckler.

1.20 Owen Marshall: THE COLOR OF RESPECT
10Feb1972 ABC Thurs (rerun 15Jun72)
Guest cast:
Susan Strasberg ..... Gale Freeman
Sorrell Booke ....... Herman Daden
Pippa Scott ......... Joan Price
Edward Andrews ...... Sid Foley
Tim O'Connor ........ Attorney Whitledge
Ron Masak ........... Stan Krause
Russell Johnson ..... Brenton Grant
Richard Deacon ...... Resort Manager
Ed Peck ............. Handwriting Expert
John Francis ........ Balliff
Wright King
Synopsis:
A perjury case hitting close to home; Frieda's sister is accused of lying in a civil suit to protect her publisher boss.

1.21 Owen Marshall: SMILES FROM YESTERDAY
17Feb1972 ABC Thurs (rerun 06Jul72)
Teleplay by John McGreevey
Directed by Lou Antonio
Guest cast:
Peggy Lee .......... Jenny Rush
Hoagy Carmichael ... Uncle Walter
Joseph Campanella .. Alan Hamilton
Mark Hamill ........ Pete Hamilton
Scott Marlowe ...... Boyd Davies
Martin E. Brooks ... Pierce
Barney Phillips ...... Fields
Curt Conway .......... Professor
Synopsis:
A singer is accused of plagiarizing the only song she ever wrote.

1.22 Owen Marshall: A QUESTION OF DEGREE
24Feb1972 ABC Thurs (rerun 29Jun72)
Guest Cast:
Lloyd Nolan
Pat Hingle
Louise Latham ...... Frances Fisher
Roger Perry .......... Paul Lobello
Synopsis:
An appellate court judge accused of misconduct in "A Question of Degree."
The charge: profiting from a favorable decision for a company in which he owned stock.

1.23 Owen Marshall: MURDER IN THE ABSTRACT
02Mar1972 ABC Thurs
Guest cast:
Karen Valentine ..... Donna Cohen
Fritz Weaver ........... Dr. Martin Cohen
Nan Martin ............... Beatrice Cohen
Pat Harrington Jr. ..... Charlie Gianetta
Synopsis:
The defendant is charged with complicity in the death of her boyfriend who was shot while holding up a store.
The story stems from a 1971 California Supreme Court decision holding accomplices responsible for any deaths
occurring during the commission of a crime.

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Spring/ Summer Reruns
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[--] 09Mar72 rerun of #1.02 "A Lonely Stretch of Beach" (first aired 23Sep71)
[--] 16Mar72 rerun of #1.07 "Shadow of a Name" (first aired 28Oct71)
[--] 23Mar72 rerun of #1.10 "The Baby Sitter" (first aired 18Nov71)
[--] 18May72 rerun of #1.04 "The Forest and the Trees" (first aired 07Oct71)
[--] 15Jun72 rerun of #1.20 "The Color of Respect" (first aired 10Feb72)
[--] 29Jun72 rerun of #1.22 "A Question of Degree" (first aired 24Feb72)
[--] 06Jul72 rerun of #1.21 "Smiles From Yesterday" (first aired 17Feb72)
[--] 20Jul72 rerun of #1.14 "The Triangle" (first aired 30Dec71)

###### Owen Marshall, Counselor At Law #######
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