arshall, Counselor at Law" (Universal/ABC) Season 3 (1973-74)

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Starring Arthur Hill, Reni Santoni, David Soul & Joan Darling
Season 3 (ABC) (1973-74)
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 3 1973-74 ###############
############## (final season) ################
ABC Wednesdays 10-11pm EST (12Sep1973 to 02Jan1974)
ABC Saturdays (19Jan1974 to 06Apr1974)
starring
Arthur Hill as Owen Marshall (1971-74)
 Reni Santoni as Danny Paterno (Owen's associate #2) (fall 1973) (1st half of season 3)
David Soul as Ted Warrick (Owen's associate #3) (1974) (2nd half of season 3)
Joan Darling as Frieda Krause (Owen's secretary) (1971-74)

 3.01 [47] Owen Marshall: A LESSON IN LOVING
12Sep1973 ABC Wed
Guest cast:
Nina Foch ........... Sylvia Mitchell
Diana Muldaur ..... Janet
Kristoffer Tabori ... Will Laken
Howard Platt ........ Cy Harmon
Tom Falk ............. Johnny Carver
Ayn Ruymen
Kaz Garas
Synopsis:
A high school student is accused of killing the teacher he loved.

3.02 [48] Owen Marshall: ONCE A LION
19Sep1973 ABC Wed
Guest cast:
Ralph Bellamy ....... Wendall
Neva Patterson ...... Edith
Russell Johnson ..... Brenton Grant
Jason Evers ......... Barrington
Erik Estrada
Milton Selzer
Titos Vandis
Synopsis:
A murder suspect is defended by a retired legal wizard who is losing his powers.

3.03 [49] Owen Marshall: THE POOL HOUSE
26Sep1973 ABC Wed (rerun 20Apr74)
Written by Edward DeBlasio
Directed by James Sheldon
Guest cast:
Mark Hamill ........... Steven Knight
Lisa Eilbacher ....... Jeannie Holden
Sheree North ........ Evelyn Knight
Nan Martin ............ Mrs. Holden
Arthur Franz .......... Laird Holden
Kip Niven .............. Fred Holden
Colby Chester ....... Michael O'Connor
Liam Dunn ............ Mr. Brighton
David Gilliam ......... Warren
Randall Carver ...... Nat Anders
Steve Benedict ...... Paul Bentley
Synopsis:
A teenager is accused of murdering his girl friend because she gave him the brush.

3.04 [50] Owen Marshall: SWEET HARVEST
03Oct1973 ABC Wed
Guest cast:
Andrew Duggan ....... Sven
Inga Swenson ........ Kirsten
Reni Santoni ........ Danny Paterno
Sharon Gless ........ Terry
Dack Rambo .......... Don
Scott Hylands ....... Lars
Carmen Zapata
Synopsis:
A motherless child is the prize in a bitter custody battle between his aunt and his excon father.

3.05 [51] Owen Marshall: N IS FOR NIGHTMARE
17Oct1973 ABC Wed
Written by Mark Weingart
Directed by Daniel Haller
Guest cast:
Vera Miles .......... Nancy Hodges
Eric Braeden ........ Mike Benson
Richard Lenz ........ Professor Hayes
Jack Bender ......... John Boyd
Pat Harrington Jr.... DA Giannetta
Joey Forman ......... McKay
Jim Boles .............. Jethroe Mason
Kelley Miles .......... Kim Hodges
Mitzi Hoag ............. Elizabeth Flood
Patricia Mattick ...... Fern Robins
Dean Harens ......... Fred Robins
Kay Stewart ............. Mrs. Robins
Jason Wingreen .... Minister
C. Lindsay Workman ..... Judge
E.A. Sirianni ........... Prof. Taylor
Synopsis:
Dreams turn to nightmares for an engaged middleage couple. Her daughter has been raped and murdered and he's the leading suspect.

3.06 [52] Owen Marshall: THE CAMERONS ARE A SPECIAL CLAN
24Oct1973 ABC Wed (rerun 13Apr74)
Written and directed by Jerry McNeely
Guest cast:
John Denver ......... Clark
Mike Farrell ........... Blair Cameron
Pat Harrington Jr.... DA Giannetta
Teresa Wright ....... Ruthanne Cameron
Brooke Bundy ........ Polly Cameron
John Larch ............ David Cameron
Kristina Holland ..... Wynne
Micky Dolenz ......... Rick Schenk
Maidie Norman ..... Rachel Minafee
Stephen Colt ......... Dr. Vinaver
Bill Quinn .............. Judge
Susannah Darrow .. Receptionist
Synopsis:
A rock star is accused of mercy killing for his mother. Family ties are the key to the case
because if he's not guilty, then one of his relatives is.

3.07 [53] Owen Marshall: POOR CHILDREN OF EVE
31Oct1973 ABC Wed (rerun 04May74)
Guest cast:
Cliff Potts ......... Father Koveny
Bridget Hanley ...... Doreen Reynolds
Pat Harrington ...... Charlie Giannetta
Richard Carlson ..... Al Downes
Reb Brown ........... Jack Downes
David Barton ........ George Marquez
Jeff Corey .......... Monsignor Morell
Leigh Christian ..... Linda
Synopsis:
A handsome young priest becomes Owen's client after the police accuse the cleric of murder.
He is suspected of killing a pretty bridetobe, who years before had been his own fiancee.

3.08 [54] Owen Marshall: THE SINS OF SUSAN GENTRY
07Nov1973 ABC Wed (rerun 25May74)
Guest cast:
Martha Scott ........ Mildred Gentry
Elayne Heilveil ..... Susan Gentry
Kermit Murdock ...... Judge Slyvester
Fred Beir ........... Jay Harvey Jones
June Dayton
Synopsis:
Parental disapproval of a daughter's morals leads to severe punishment in a small rural town.
Owen is working to free the girl from a mental hospital where her parents have had her committed.

14Nov73 preempted for Elvis: Aloha From Hawaii Special
21Nov73


3.09 [55] Owen Marshall: CHILD OF WEDNESDAY
28Nov1973 ABC Wed
Written by Jerry McNeely
Directed by Leo Penn
Guest cast:
Pat Boone ........... Tim Hartford
Nancy Malone .... Lila Hartford
Allen Price .......... Toby Hartford
Maggie Malooly .. Anne Morriss
Ramon Bieri ........ Eubank
Philip Brown ........ Mike
Joan Tompkins ... Judge
Victor Millan ........ Judge
Dennis Robertson .... Reporter
Synopsis:
The son in a custody battle would prefer to live with his father, but the court may not let him after
hearing the mother's vengeful accusation.

3.10 [56] Owen Marshall: SNATCHES OF A CRAZY SONG
05Dec1973 ABC Wed
Guest cast:
Mariette Hartley ... Roberta Laughlin
Madlyn Rhue ........ Neva Boland
Tom Selleck ........ Brinkley
Mark Gruner ........ Mike
Synopsis:
A widow claims an invasion of her husband's privacy drove him to suicide.

3.11 [57] Owen Marshall: THE PROWLER
12Dec1973 ABC Wed
Written by Edward DeBlasio
Directed by Harry Falk
Guest cast:
Donna Mills ........ Kit Howell
Lawrence Pressman... Tom Dayton
Norman Alden ....... Prosecuting Attorney Grover
Michelle Phillips .... Stephanie Marks
Jed Allan ............... Marty Newland
Ted Hartley ........... Steve Flanders
Barbara Boles ...... Julie Dayton
John Zaremba ..... Judge
Alma Beltran ....... Leonie
Bert Holland ......... Paul French
J. Jay Saunders ... 1st Patrolman
John Francis ........ Court Clerk
Synopsis:
The police insist that a woman was aware that the prowler she was shooting was her husband.

3.12 [58] Owen Marshall: THE SECOND VICTIM
19Dec1973 ABC Wed
Written by Robert Van Scoyk
Guest cast:
Rick Ely ............ Bo (as Richard Ely)
Lee McCain .......... Gina
Todd Susman ......... Dave
Laurette Spang ...... Sharon
Angela Clarke ....... Alice
Sada Thompson
Paul Comi
Synopsis:
The mother of a convicted murderer says her son's young lawyer deliberately bungled the case.

3.13 [59] Owen Marshall: ETUDE FOR A KIDNAPPER
02Jan1974 ABC Wed
Guest cast:
Bethel Leslie ....... Martha Crane
Dick Sargent ........ Edgar Hogan
Marshall Thompson ... Jeff Crane
James G. Richardson.. Drew
Lara Parker ......... Terry Harris
Jack Paar ........... Boy
Synopsis:
Initially the lawyer for a kidnapped girl's parents, Owen switches roles to defend the transient accused of murdering her.

3.14 [60] Owen Marshall: HOUSE OF FRIENDS
19Jan1974 ABC Sat
Written by Edward DeBlasio
Directed by James Sheldon
Guest cast:
David Hartman ....... Dr. Jerome Evans
Joyce Van Patten .... Ruth Tannen
Kathleen Quinlan .... Jill
Barbara Baxley ........ Nurse Labatt
Paul Carr .................. Ben Pearson
Paul Shenar ............. Blair
David Lewis ............. Dr. Cannaday
Alan Fudge ............. Dr. Phillips
Jordan Rhodes ....... Dr. Sealy
Eric Shea ................ Nicky
John Zaremba ........ Judge
Penelope Gillette .... Receptionist
Synopsis:
A doctor faces a libel suit after saying that his young patient died because a private hospital refused to admit him.

3.15 [61] Owen Marshall: THE ATTACKER
26Jan1974 ABC Sat (rerun 08Jun74)
Guest Cast:
Clu Gulager ......... Georgie
Dana Wynter ......... Renee
Pat Harrington ...... Giannetta
Marjorie Arnold ..... Cheryl
Richard Loo ......... Tanaka
Barbara Flicker ..... Mrs. Collier
Eunice Christopher .. Phyllis Mariner
Morgan Jones ........ Brady
Donald Mantooth ..... Ed Peters
Byron Morrow ........ Judge
Synopsis:
Owen must rely on a signlanguage expert when he communicates with his client, a kindly mute gardener accused of raping several women.

3.16 [62] Owen Marshall: A FOREIGNER AMONG US
02Feb1974 ABC Sat (rerun 29Jun74)
Guest cast:
Darren McGavin ...... McClain
Rick Nelson ............. Vic
Leslie Charleson ..... Gail
Edward Platt ............ Caldwell
Robert Hogan ......... Clayton Short
Don Brodie ............. Blakely
Jean Argyle ............ Mrs. Blakely
Mary Robin Redd ... Mary Cronin
Richard Eastham .... Prof. Gannett
Bert Freed ............... Judge
Larry Pennell ........... Sgt. Bill Carrington
Michael Santiago .... Doorman
Synopsis:
An illegal alien is charged with selling pornography in his bookstore.

3.17 [63] Owen Marshall: A KILLER WITH A BADGE
09Feb1974 ABC Sat (rerun 01Jun74)
Teleplay by William Driskill & John McGreevey
Story by Michael McTaggert
Directed by James Sheldon
Guest cast:
Ford Rainey
Richard Anderson .. Fred
Tim Matheson ........ John Peterson
Scott Jacoby ........... Terry
Fred Karger ............ Deke
Jack Ging ............... Police Sgt. Gurney
Patricia Smith ......... Ellen
Synopsis:
The wealthy father of a boy killed by a policeman wants the officer charged with murder.

3.18 [64] Owen Marshall: THE STERILIZATION OF JUDY SIMPSON
16Feb1974 ABC Sat
Written by William Driskill
Directed by Daniel Haller
Guest cast:
Eve Arden ........... Dr. Lucille Barras
Dwan Smith .......... Judy Simpson
Clarice Taylor ...... Mrs. Simpson
Barbara Sammeth ..... Lynne
Victor Izay ............ Howard
Stanley Clay ........ Alfred
Jarrod Johnson .... Toby
Paul Jackson ......... Tommy
Edward Colmans ... Judge
Don Diamond ........ Clerk
Aldine King ........... Secretary
Jim Antonio .......... Prosecutor
Synopsis:
A mentally disabled teen resists a sterilization operation for which her mother has given legal consent.

3.19 [65] Owen Marshall: THE BREAK IN
02Mar1974 ABC Sat (rerun 20Jul74)
Guest Cast:
Jane Wyatt .......... Margaret Wilson
Christopher George .. Cromwell
Sheila Larken ....... Beth Cromwell
Rudy Solari ......... Segarras
Tom Troupe .......... Weathers
Heather Menzies ..... Sally Waite
Noah Keen ........... Chief Doyle
Allan Hunt .......... Dirk Wilson
Bill Zuckert ........ Sam Barrett
Synopsis:
Unreasonable search and seizure is examined in this story as the mother of a student killed in his home by a policeman searching for stolen property.

3.20 [66] Owen Marshall: I'VE PROMISED YOU A FATHER [Part 2]
09Mar1974 ABC Sat
Written by Richard Fielder
Directed by Leo Penn
Guest cast:
Robert Young ........ Dr. Marcus Welby
James Brolin ........ Dr. Kiley
Lynda Day George .... Leigh
Kim Darby ........... Perry
Lee Bergere ......... Conforti
Simon Scott ......... Bayliss
Jean Allison ........ Mrs. Stewart
Joan Tompkins ....... Judge
Walter Brooke ....... Mr. Patrick
Pamela Hensley ...... Miss Lathan
Chris Holter ........ Sharon Hague
Dorothy Meyer ....... Mrs. Green
Joan Crosby ......... Mrs. Johnson
Gary Crabbe ........ Bob Hague
John Francis ........ Clerk
Synopsis:
Dr. Kiley is the defendant in a paternity suit. In the conclusion of a twopart episode,
he is charged with fathering the child of a woman whose sister he used to date.
*Note: (Episode began on Marcus Welby MD, on 05Mar74)

16Mar74 pre-empted for The Merchant of Venice Special starring Laurence Olivier.

3.21 [67] Owen Marshall: TO KEEP AND BEAR ARMS
23Mar1974 ABC Sat (rerun 27Jul74)
Directed by Lou Antonio
Guest cast:
Paul Burke .......... Pete
John Ritter ......... Greg
Barbara Anderson .... Carol
Ron Rifkin .......... Marty Dyer
Katherine Glass ..... Patie
John Fink ........... Shaw
Stanley Kamel ....... Essex Taylor
Lonny Chapman ....... Richards
Logan Ramsey ........ Matt Larson
C. Lindsay Workman .. Judge
Tasha Lee ........... Judy Lee
Synopsis:
A bus driver who thwarted an onboard robbery is sued by Owen. The shorttempered driver,
an excon whose gunplay left an innocent passenger paralyzed in this episode.

3.22 [68] Owen Marshall: THE DESERTION OF KEITH RYDER
30Mar1974 ABC Sat
Written by Robert Malcolm Young
Directed by Harry Falk
Guest cast:
Randolph Mantooth ... Keith Ryder
Jane Wyman .......... Mrs. Sophia Ryder
Macdonald Carey ..... Earl Ryder
Barry Atwater ....... Wesley Steadman
Henry Jones .......... Dr. Metz
Regis Toomey ...... Admiral Chasen
Nate Esformes ...... Lt. Colonel
Dennis Patrick ...... Judge
Fred Holliday ....... Major Loring Brown
Charles H. Gray ... Colonel Madison
Janis Hansen ....... Nurse Coulter
Synopsis:
A runaway soldier who left the Army for his conscience's sake is tried for desertion.

3.23 [69] Owen Marshall: THE GHOST OF BUZZ STEVENS [Final Episode]
06Apr1974 ABC Sat (rerun 03Aug74)
Written by Richard Fielder
Guest cast:
Susan Strasberg ..... Luanne
Richard Lenz ........ Will
David Sheiner ....... Broderick
Gary Crosby ......... Rhodes
Hayden Rorke ........ Randolph
Donald Woods ........ Judge
Brad Savage ......... Eric
Joie Guercio ........ Laurie
Amapola del Vando ... Mrs. Payton
Synopsis:
A reporter is jailed for refusing to disclose the source of a story about drugs in the record industry.

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Spring/Summer Reruns - ABC Saturdays
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[--] 13Apr74 rerun of "The Camerons Are a Special Clan" (first aired 24Oct73)
[--] 20Apr74 rerun of "The Pool House" (first aired 26Sep73)
[--] 25May74 rerun of "The Sin of Susan Gentry" (first aired 07Nov73)
[--] 01Jun74 rerun of "A Killer with a Badge" (first aired 09Feb74)
[--] 08Jun74 rerun of "The Attacker" (first aired 26Jan74)
[--] 29Jun74 rerun of "A Foreigner Among Us" (first aired 02Feb74)
[--] 20Jul74 rerun of #3.19 "The Break In" (first aired 02Mar74)
[--] 27Jul74 rerun of #3.21 "To Keep and Bear Arms" (first aired 23Mar74)
[--] 03Aug74 rerun of #3.23 "The Ghost of Buzz Stevens" (first aired 06Apr74)
[--] 24Aug74 - final rerun

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