CTVA US Legal Drama - "Petrocelli" (Miller-Milkis/Paramount/NBC) Season 2 (1975-76)

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Starring: Barry Newman (as Anthony Petrocelli), Susan Howard (as Maggie Petrocelli)
Season 2 (NBC) (1975-76)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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 ############### Petrocelli #################
############# season 2 1975-76 ###############
############## (final season) ################
NBC Wednesdays 10:00 pm

2.01 [23] Petrocelli: SHADOW OF FEAR
10Sep75 NBC Wed
Produced by Leonard Katzman; Associate Producer, Arthur E. McLaird
Written by Leonard Katzman
Directed by Irving J. Moore
Director of Photography Irving Lippman, ASC
Guest Stars:
Anne Archer ............ Sherril
Warren Kemmerling ...... Lt. Carter
Jonathan Lippe ......... Harry Silver
Special Guest Star:
William Windom ......... Alan
Co-Starring:
Victor Rendina ......... Apollo
Eric Server ............ Waters
With:
Rusty Blitz ............ Ziggy
John H. Cox ............ Archer
Paul C. Thomas ......... Laird
Don Starr .............. Judge
George S. Borozan ...... Officer
Frank O'Hair ........... Delivery Boy
Ray Everly ............. Harry
Leigh Kruckman ......... Alice
Michael Termini ........ Houseman

A woman admits to killing her first husband, but her second husband is caught holding the murder weapon.

2.02 [24] Petrocelli: MARK OF CAIN
17Sep75 NBC Wed
Produced, Written & Directed by Leonard Katzman
Associate Producer, Arthur E. McLaird
Guest Stars:
John Saxon ............. Ritchie Martin
Ken Swofford ........... Lieutenant Clifford
Paul Koslo ............. Morgan
Co-Starring:
Vincent Beck ........... Parker
With:
John H. Cox ............ Davis
Carver Barnes .......... Connor
Hal Hundley ............ Clerk
Barry Dowell ........... Harris
John Leonelli .......... Edwards
Kimo Owens ............. Thomas

When a boyhood friend hits town, the Italian legal whizz is
delighted to see him again - that is, until he becomes his next client, on a murder charge.

2.03 [25] Petrocelli: FIVE YARDS OF TROUBLE
24Sep75 NBC Wed
Produced by Leonard Katzman;  Associate Producer, Arthur E. McLaird
Written by William Keys
Directed by Joseph Pevney
Director of Photography Irving Lippman, ASC
Guest Stars:
Glenn Corbett ......... Charlie
Barbara Luna .......... Dorothy
Robbie Rist ........... Ray
Co-Starring:
H.M. Wynant ........... Ramsdale
Angela Clarke ......... Mrs. Moran
With:
Ron Foster ............ Woodward
Richard Jacome ........ Worham
Arnold Jeffers ........ Judge (recurring)
Riley Hill ............ Hawson
Bonnie Rabin .......... Pretty Girl
James J. Wiers ........ Pembroke
Steve Eastin .......... Martin
Terry Thure ........... Doctor
Aram Chorebanian ...... Bliss
Fred Stromsoe ......... Guard
Steve M. DeFrance ..... Policeman
Ann Edwards ........... Maria


2.04 [26] Petrocelli: ONE KILLER TOO MANY  (Not Verified)
1Oct75 NBC Wed
Guest Cast: (incomplete)
Ned Beatty
Diana Ewing
Gerald McRaney
Michael Bell
Ford Rainey

2.05 [27] Petrocelli: CHAIN OF COMMAND
8Oct75 NBC Wed
Produced by Leonard Katzmen;  Associate Producer, Arthur E. McLaird
Written by Katharyn & Michael Michaelian
Directed by Herb Wallerstein
Director of Photography, Richard A. Kelley, A.S.C.
Guest Stars:
John Ritter ............ John Oleson
Lee H. Montgomery ...... Freddie
Lin McCarthy ........... Leo Shane
Rosemary DeCamp ........ Mrs. Drew
Warren Stevens ......... General Drew
Co-Starring:
John Lupton ............ Billy Hanson
Kenneth Tobey .......... Jason Strafford
Featuring:
Michael Nullins ........ Neil
Paul Thomas ............ Guard
Francesca Jarvis ....... Mrs. Strafford
Don Starr .............. Judge
Sanford Gibbons ........ Sam Jordan
Charles Young .......... Policeman


2.06 [28] Petrocelli: TO SEE NO EVIL
29Oct75 NBC Wed
Produced by Leonard Katzmen;  Associate Producer, Arthur E. McLaird
Written by Leonard S. Katzman and Thomas L. Miller
Directed by Irving J. Moore
Director of Photography Irving Lippman, ASC
Guest Stars:
Julie Kavner ........... Julie
Michael Bell ........... Kaiser
Steve Sandor ........... Jarvis
Robert Symonds ......... Waldman
Erica Hagen ............ Shirley
With:
Marian Gibson .......... Lucille
Fred Ashley ............ Fred Ash
Arnold Jeffers ......... Judge
Dave Hatunen ........... Saffro
Alfred G. Bosnos ....... Dr. Morris
Lee Allen .............. Buddy

2.07 [29] Petrocelli: TERROR ON WHEELS
5Nov75 NBC Wed
Produced by Leonard Katzmen;  Associate Producer, Arthur E. McLaird ; Executive Story Consultant, Jeff Myrow
Teleplay by Peter Lefcourt & Leonard Katzman;  Story by Peter Lefcourt
Directed by Herb Wallerstein
Director of Photography, Richard A. Kelley, A.S.C.
Guest Stars:
John Colicos ........... Dimitri
Ayn Ruymen ............. Katie
Annette O'Toole ........ Tina
Gerald McRaney ......... Santo
Jim Antonio ............ Paul Wiggins
Co-Starring:
Kipp Whitman ........... Nick Fenton
With:
Paul Roland ............ Frank Jennings
Don Starr .............. Judge (Medford) (recurring)
Moe Mosley ............. Moe
Kit Kendrick ........... Winnie
Tiny Wells ............. Tiny
Kimo Owens ............. Jed
Carolyn Reed ........... Cindy
Jeff Allin ............. 1st Policeman
Steve M. DeFrance ...... 2nd Policeman
Max D. Clark ........... Officer


2.08 [30] Petrocelli: THE GAMBLERS
12Nov75 NBC Wed
Produced by Leonard Katzman; Associate Producer, Arthur E. McLaird; Executive Story Consultant, Jeff Myrow
Written by John Hudock
Directed by Herb Wallerstein
Director of Photography, Richard A. Kelley, A.S.C.
Guest Stars:
A. Martinez ........... Mando Rivera
Jack Ging ............. James Wylie
Mark Hamill ........... Dennis Wylie
Co-Starring:
John Lupton ........... Billy Hanson
Monika Ramirez ........ Teresa Rivera
Gloria Leroy .......... Ms. Ames
With:
Charles Young ......... Joe Malone
Don Starr ............. Judge (recurring)
Eugene Kelly .......... Al Benton
Jeff Allin ............ Officer
Steve M. DeFrance ..... Guard
Linda Garcia .......... Maria
Freddie G. Machado .... Juan
Dave Adams ............ Man

A pizza parlor boss is murdered.

2.09 [31] Petrocelli: TERROR BY THE BOOK
10Dec75 NBC Wed
Produced by Leonard Katzman; Associate Producer, Arthur E. McLaird; Executive Story Consultant, Jeff Myrow
Teleplay by Jeff Myrow; Story by Deena Silver-Kramer
Directed by Irving J. Moore
Director of Photography Irving Lippman, ASC
Guest Stars:
Anne Francis ........... Emily Burke
Marj Dusay Perine ...... Eve Orland
Dewey Martin ........... Bill Whitehead
Michael Bell ........... Frank Kaiser
Dick Butkus ............ Bill Eberly
Co-Starring:
Ned Wilson ............. Roy Burke
Bing Russell ........... John Miller
S. John Launer ......... Max Franklin
With:
Sandy Rosenthal ........ John Wells
Wayne Waterhouse ....... Kelly
Arnold Jeffers ......... Judge (recurring)
Jane Manning ........... Ellen
Aram Chorebanian ....... Sam Janovsky
Dick Elman Kennedy ..... Mark Orland
Hayes Stewart .......... Wilson
Ann Edwards ............ Bell
Bernice Smiith ......... Lady

A famous author is found murdered.

2.10 [32] Petrocelli: FACE OF EVIL
17Dec75 NBC Wed
Produced by Leonard Katzman; Associate Producer, Arthur E. McLaird; Executive Story Consultant, Jeff Myrow
Written by Thomas L. Miller
Directed by Irving J. Moore
Director of Photography, Richard A. Kelley, A.S.C.
Guest Stars:
Kay Lenz ................ Janet and Mary Wade
Robert F. Lyons ......... Sam Johnson
Lucille Benson .......... Madge Briar
Fred Beir ............... John Kelly
With:
Sandy Rosenthal ......... Dr. Koblin
Fred Ashley ............. Henry Hoffler
Henry Kendrick .......... Doc Simpson
Shirley Poliakoff ....... Thelma
Arnold Jeffers .......... Judge (recurring)
Norman Stone ............ Wallace
Stephen T. Blood ........ Bartender
Moe Mosley .............. Policeman

A waitress is accused of murder.

2.11 [33] Petrocelli: TOO MANY ALIBIS
24Dec1975 NBC Wed
Produced by Leonard Katzman; Associate Producer, Arthur E. McLaird; Executive Story Consultant, Jeff Myrow
Written by Fred Freiberger
Directed by Herb Wallerstein
Director of Photography, Richard A. Kelley, A.S.C.
Guest Stars:
Robert Hooks ........... Dave Hill
Bettye Ackerman ........ Ann Hendricks
Susan Sullivan ......... Janet
Gloria Calomee ......... Cobbie
Co-Starring:
Sally Kirkland ......... Sally Kirkland
Gino Ardito ............ Thomas
With:
Marian Gibson .......... Emma Nolan
Riley Hill ............. Allen Mitchell
Arnold Jeffers ......... Judge (recurring)
Steve Eastin ........... Detective Brock
John H. Cox ............ Roger Austin
Arnold Weiss ........... Dr. Irwin Bliss
Ron Chapman ............ Mr. Thatcher
Frank Kennedy .......... Dr. Wilbur Hendricks
Rex Janssen ............ Tod Harris
George Aguillar ........ Aguillar
Earl W. Smith .......... John Arnold
Fred Stromsoe .......... Guard
Sherry Hummer .......... Kid


2.12 [34] Petrocelli: A DEADLY VOW
31Dec75 NBC Wed
Produced by Leonard Katzman; Associate Producer, Arthur E. McLaird; Executive Story Consultant, Jeff Myrow
Written by Leonard Katzman
Directed by Irving J. Moore
Director of Photography Irving Lippman, ASC
Guest Stars:
Rosemary Forsyth ....... Lauren
Warren Kemmerling ...... Lt. Carter
Davey Davison .......... Ginny Morgan
Salome Jens ............ Leah Barnes
Co-Starring:
Alan Landers ........... Jeff Morgan
Len Wayland ............ Jack Mayhew
With:
Arnold Jeffers ......... Judge (recurring)
Sandy Rosenthal ........ Goldie
Stephen T. Blood ....... Edwards
Steve Eastin ........... Eastin (yes)
Jack Owens ............. Coroner
Jim English ............ Peterson
Gene Kelly ............. Jackson
Moe Mosley ............. Officer
Dick Alexander ......... Trustee
Fred Stromsoe .......... Man
Paul Roland ............ Welch

Can Petrocelli find his way through a vengeful murder case to the real motive?

2.13 [35] Petrocelli: THE FALLING STAR
21Jan76 NBC Wed
Produced by Leonard Katzman; Associate Producer, Arthur E. McLaird; Executive Story Consultant, Jeff Myrow
Written by Leonard Katzman
Directed by Russ Mayberry
Director of Photography, Richard A. Kelley, A.S.C.
Guest Stars:
Ken Curtis ............. Harry Underwood
Frank Aletter .......... Lee Larker
Special Guest Star:
Susan Dey .............. Jenny Hallday
Co-Starring:
George Petri ........... Mannie
Francine York .......... Lisa Farley
Lawrence Casey ......... Buddy Vanders
Nobel Willingham ....... Artie Jacobs
Suzanne Zenor .......... Gigi Laverne
With:
Ron Foster ............. Sgt. Gilliam
Jess Riggle ............ Nick Wilson
Arnold Jeffers ......... Judge (recurring)
Mel Todd ............... Fred
Roger Schuster ......... Rick Ross
Doug Dudley ............ Assistant Director
Frank Kennedy .......... Gus
Ruth E. Richards ....... Lady
Fred Stromsoe .......... Policeman


2.14 [36] Petrocelli: SURVIVAL
28Jan76 NBC Wed
Produced by Leonard Katzman; Associate Producer, Arthur E. McLaird; Executive Story Consultant, Jeff Myrow
Written by Leonard Katzman
Directed by Art Fisher
Director of Photography Irving Lippman, ASC
Guest Stars:
Cindy Williams ......... Carol Janssen
Jonathan Lippe ......... Paul Morgan
Special Guest Star:
Christopher Connelly ... Don Janssen
Co-Starring:
René Enriquez .......... Sgt. Hank Morales
With:
Moe Mosley ............. Moe
John Lionelli .......... Guard
Troy Melton ............ White
Ron Burke .............. Driver
Brian Libby ............ Officer Mc Laird
Gavin James ............ Helicopter Pilot

2.15 [37] Petrocelli: THE NIGHT VISITOR
04Feb76 NBC Wed
Produced by Leonard Katzman; Associate Producer, Arthur E. McLaird; Executive Story Consultant, Jeff Myrow
Written by Leonard Katzman
Directed by Robert Scheerer
Director of Photography, Richard A. Kelley, A.S.C.
Guest Stars:
Joan Van Ark ........... Chris Parker
Ken Swofford ........... Lt. John Clifford
Thayer David ........... Arnold MacIver
Co-Starring:
Phillip Pine ........... Ed Parker
With:
Moe Mosley ............. Moe
Neil Summers ........... Hood #1
Charles Young .......... Hood #2
Kimo Owens ............. Hood #3
Ray Cardi .............. Cop
Leigh Kruckman ......... Stenographer


2.16 [38] Petrocelli: BLOOD MONEY
11Feb76 NBC Wed
Produced by Leonard Katzman; Associate Producer, Arthur E. McLaird; Executive Story Consultant, Jeff Myrow
Teleplay by Leonard Katzman; Story by Norman Lessing
Directed by Irving J. Moore
Director of Photography Irving Lippman, ASC
Guest Stars:
Denver Pyle ........... Andrew Warburton
Nicholas Hammond ...... Whitey
Andrew Rubin .......... "Doc" Holliday
Special Guest Star:
David Huddleston ...... Lt. John Ponce (recurring)
Co-Starring:
Suzanne Zenor ......... Gigi Laverne
James Gammon .......... Harry
Timothy Scott ......... Gus
Darrell Larson ........ Al
James Daughton ........ Andy Warburton III
With:
Don Starr ............. Judge (recurring)
David Mooney .......... Paul Thomson
O.B. Lewis ............ Tommy Archer
Kathy Kelly ........... Audrey Walton
Gary Mike Casper ...... John
Ruth E. Richards ...... Girl
Rusty Lee ............. Proprietor

A college prank kidnapping turns into the real thing.

2.17 [39] Petrocelli: ANY NUMBER CAN DIE  (Not Verified)
18Feb76 NBC Wed
Guest Cast: (incomplete)
Paul Burke
Joshua Bryant
Mark Gordon
Gwynne Gaford
Francesca Jawis
Janice Harris

2.18 [40] Petrocelli: SIX STRINGS OF GUILT
25Feb76 NBC Wed
Produced by Leonard Katzman; Associate Producer, Arthur E. McLaird; Executive Story Consultant, Jeff Myrow
Written by John Hudock
Directed by Don Weis
Director of Photography Irving Lippman, ASC
Guest Stars:
Joanna Miles .......... Sally Barnes
Ward Costello ......... Thomas Barnes
Wayne Tippit .......... Det. Will Lewis
Co-Starring:
Martin Kove ........... Frank Harris
Claire Brennen ........ Georgia
Tammy Harrington ...... Judy Barnes
Eddie Quillan ......... Drunk
With:
Moe Mosley ............ Moe
Lou Marcelle .......... Mr. Einhorn
Franklin Brown ........ Leo Miles
Molly Starr ........... Mrs. Barnes
Fran Skinner .......... Brunette
John Cox .............. Masters
Steve M. DeFrance ..... Guard
Max D. Clark .......... Police Officer
Tiny Wells ............ Trucker #1
Martin Brinton ........ Trucker #2
Mike Chambers ......... Grasshopper
Gary Mike Casper ...... Bartender

A man who has tried to defend his girlfriend from a blackmailer ends up in prison on a murder charge.

2.19 [41] Petrocelli: DEADLY JOURNEY
03Mar76 NBC Wed
Produced by Leonard Katzman; Associate Producer, Arthur E. McLaird; Executive Story Consultant, Jeff Myrow
Written by Donnell-Di Maggio
Directed by Paul Lynch
Director of Photography, Richard A. Kelley, A.S.C.
Guest Stars:
Lucille Benson ....... Lucille Davis
Alan Vint ............ Joe Davis
Marion Ross .......... Janet Williamson
Co-Starring:
Lynn Borden .......... Susan Kurry
M.P. Murphy .......... Jack Keefe
Deborah White ........ Ellen Williamson
With:
Ron Foster ........... D.A. Ray Marshall
Paul Roland .......... Phil Bass
Brian Libby .......... Bill Kurry
Jeff Allin ........... Charlie
James J. Wiers ....... Cop #1
Ray Everley .......... Cop #2
Fred Carson .......... Mechanic #1
Kent Hays ............ Mechanic #2
Ron Burke ............ Mechanic #3

Can an elderly lady really have killed the boss of a car dealership?

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############# 1976 syndication ###############
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The final 4 episodes were NOT aired on NBC NETWORK,
but WERE first aired in syndication in 1976

2.20 [42] Petrocelli: THE PAY OFF
(c) 1975, syndication 1976
Produced by Leonard Katzman; Associate Producer, Arthur E. McLaird; Executive Story Consultant, Jeff Myrow
Written by Mann Rubin
Directed by Joseph Pevney
Director of Photography Irving Lippman, ASC
Guest Stars:
Victor French ......... Roy Caldwell
Dabney Coleman ........ Willy Morgan
Joanna Moore .......... Kay Willis
Donny Most ............ Will Johnson
Linda Dano ............ Lila
And:
Burr De Benning ....... Vince Belmont
Co-Starring:
Whit Bissell .......... Douglas Johnson
Mark Goddard .......... Bo Keller
With:
Richard Elman ......... Walt Jameson
Don Starr ............. Judge (recurring)
Gail Bowman ........... Jackie
Doug Dudley ........... Officer
Hayes Stewart ......... Bartender - Rusty Hayes
Mike Munday ........... Cab Driver

Maggie Petrocelli's uncle is accused of murdering a prostitute.

2.21 [43] Petrocelli: SHADOW OF A DOUBT
(c) 1975, syndication 1976
Produced by Leonard Katzman; Associate Producer, Arthur E. McLaird; Executive Story Consultant, Jeff Myrow
Written by Sean Forestal
Directed by Jerry London
Director of Photography, Richard A. Kelley, A.S.C.
Guest Stars:
Tim Matheson .......... Mike Fisher
Katherine Helmond ..... Nancy Berwick
William Prince ........ Judge Anderson
Special Guest Star:
Harold Gould .......... Haskell Fox
With:
Kenneth Green ......... Lester
Sanford Gibbons ....... O'Leary
James J. Wiers ........ Manager
Brian Libby ........... James Buck
Gary Mikie Casper ..... Heavy #1
Marty Brinton ......... Heavy #2
Dave Adams ............ Sgt. Driscoll
Ray Everly ............ Officer
Helen E. Hintz ........ Lady
Robert Tindall ........ Bailiff
Deborah Ewing ......... Girl


2.22 [44] Petrocelli: JUBILEE JONES
(c) 1975, syndication 1976
Produced by Leonard Katzman; Associate Producer, Arthur E. McLaird; Executive Story Consultant, Jeff Myrow
Written by John Hudock
Directed by Victor French
Director of Photography Irving Lippman, ASC
Guest Star:
Scatman Crothers ...... Jubilee Jones
Michael Bell .......... Frank Kaiser
Barbara Rhoades ....... Shirley Peters
Linda Sublette ........ Alice Jablonski
Special Guest Star:
Beah Richards ......... Bessie Jones
Co-Starring:
Dick Wesson ........... Frankie Wells
Sheldon Allman ........ Phil Kingsley
Mary-Nancy Burnett .... Sandra Simms
With:
Dick Alexander ........ Willie
Robert Gould .......... Douglas
Moe Mosley ............ Moe
Don Starr ............. Judge
Francesca Jarvis ...... Woman
Paul Roland ........... Harris
Kimo Owens ............ Stagehand
Charles W. Young ...... Construction Worker
Alfred G. Bosnos ...... Fowler
Jeff Allin ............ Mason
James J. Weirs ........ Mossler
Terry Leonard ......... Luke


 2.23 [45] Petrocelli: DEATH RIDE  (final episode)
syndication 1976
Produced by Leonard Katzman; Associate Producer, Arthur E. McLaird; Executive Story Consultant, Jeff Myrow
Written by Katharyn and Michael Michaelian
Directed by Irving J. Moore
Director of Photography, Richard A. Kelley, A.S.C.
Guest Stars:
Ned Beatty ............. Gage
Diana Ewing ............ Dusty
Michael Bell ........... Frank Kaiser
Co-Starring:
Ford Rainey ............ Hank
John Crawford .......... Billy Elwood
Gerald McRaney ......... Cliff
Don "Red" Barry ........ Vern
With:
Don Starr .............. Judge (recurring)
Gary Mike Casper ....... Bartender
Kimo Owens ............. 1st Cowboy
Charles W. Young ....... 2nd Cowboy

Synopsis:
Petrocelli defends a rodeo clown.

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