CTVA US Adventure - "I Spy" (Sheldon Leonard/NBC) Season 1 (1965-66)

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Starring Robert Culp (as Kelly Robinson), Bill Cosby (as Alexander Scott) 
Season 1 (NBC) (1965-66)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
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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NBC Wednesdays 10:00 PM Eastern

1.01 I Spy: SO LONG, PATRICK HENRY
15Sep1965
 Written by Robert Culp
Directed by Leo Penn
Guest cast:
Ivan Dixon ............ Elroy Brown
Cicely Tyson .......... Princess Amara
Alex Finlayson ........ Mr. Redding
James Hong ............ Mr. Shaw
John Lasell ........... Mr. Laswell
Richard Loo ........... Mr. Tsung
Nicholas Colasanto .... Reporter
Ricky Der ............. Mickey
John Livingston ....... Speaker
Gerald Jann ........... Interpreter
Tiger Joe Marsh ....... Chinese Bodyguard
James Shen ............ Driver
Harold Fong ........... Driver #2

1.02 I Spy: A CUP OF KINDNESS
22Sep1965
 Written by David Friedkin, Mort Fine
Directed by Leo Penn
Guest cast:
David Friedkin ........ Russ Conway
Lee Kolima ............ Kwan Tak
Irene Tsu ............. Girl
Robin Lee ............. Child
Tommy Lee ............. Bellhop
Synopsis:
Agents Scott and Robinson are ordered to eliminate one of their
colleagues who has turned traitor and informant.

1.03 I Spy: CARRY ME BACK TO OLD TSING-TAO
29Sep1965
 Produced by David Friedkin & Morton Fine
Directed by Mark Rydell
Written by David Karp
Director of photography Fleet Southcott
Guest Stars:
Pilar Seurat .......... Catherine
Philip Ahn ............ Charley Huan
also starring
Bernard Fox ........... Harry
David Sheiner ......... Turkey
Michael Conrad ........ Morton
Joan Swift ............ Girl
George Murdock ........ Mariner
Larry Thor ............ Mr. Farley
Allen Jung ............ Older Chinese Man
Beulah Quo ............ Mary
Lang Yun .............. Irene
Nancy Wong ............ Sally
Hans William Lee ...... Young Chinese Man
Synopsis:
Aged Chinese-American merchant Charley Haun in Hong Kong asks agents
Robinson and Scott to deliver a million dollars in back taxes to the U.S.
so he can die honorably in his native village.

1.04 I Spy: CHRYSANTHEMUM
06Oct1965
 Written by Edward J. Lakso
Directed by David Friedkin
Guest cast:
Marcel Hillaire ....... Maximilian de Brouget
John Hoyt ............. Commander Riddle
Franklin Sui .......... Charlie
Willard Lee ........... Wang Loo
Richard Lee Sung ...... Seaman
Anna Shin ............. Girl
Alicia Li ............. Chinese Girl
Lawrence Ung .......... Bartender
Michael Sung .......... Waiter
Synopsis:
Assigned to recover stolen documents, agents Robinson and Scott are
ordered to assist Maximilian D’Brouget, an eager but hopelessly confused counterspy.

1.05 I Spy: DRAGON'S TEETH
13Oct1965
 Written by Gilbert Ralston
Directed by Leo Penn
Guest cast:
Joanne Linville ....... Alicia Cavanaugh
Kam Tong .............. Wang Lee
Walter Burke .......... Sax
Laya Raki ............. Tai Chiang
Mike Faulkner ......... George Serengi
Ron Whelan ............ Captain Porter
Robert Donner ......... Dr. Bustard
John Agrahan .......... Dr. Stern
James Wong ............ Dr. Lee
Anabel Garth .......... Audrey
Carolyn Kido .......... Servant
Synopsis:
Robinson and Scott are being introduced to George Serengi, fiance´ of
hostess Alicia Cavanaugh, when Serengi drops to the floor, apparently poisoned.

1.06 I Spy: THE LOSER
20Oct1965
Written by Robert Culp
Directed by Mark Rydell
Guest cast:
Albert Paulsen ........ Ramon
Nancy Wong ............ Barbara
Mako .................. Jimmy
Eartha Kitt ........... Angel
Joseph Kim ............ General Chu
Linda Wong ............ Lily
Hans William Lee ...... Aide
Vincer Der ............ Guard
Larry Duran ........... Heavy
Raynum K. Tsukamoto ... Old Man
John Levingston ....... English Policeman

1.07 I Spy: DANNY WAS A MILLION LAUGHS
27Oct1965
Written by Arthur Dales
Directed by Mark Rydell
Guest cast:
Martin Landau ......... Danny Preston
Jeanette Nolan ........ Helen Robinson
Keye Luke ............. Lt. How
Nicholas Colasanto .... Genius
Aki Aleong ............ Kim
Larry Duran ........... Wong
John Barclay .......... Dr. Moran
David Show ............ Sargeant
Ron Starr ............. Sam
Linda Ho .............. Nancy
Willie Soo Hoo ........ Maitre D'
H.W. Gim .............. Busboy #1
Alan Chee ............. Busboy #2
Synopsis:
Robinson and Scott do their best to keep their moving target, Danny, from getting killed,
 but they cannot move fast enough to save Danny’s henchmen, Sam and Genius.

1.08 I Spy: THE TIME OF THE KNIFE
03Nov1965
Written by Gilbert Ralston
Directed by Paul Wendkos
Guest cast:
Warren Stevens ........ Michael Fane
Madlyn Rhue ........... Jean Dillard
John van Dreelen ...... Kraft
Dale Ishimoto ......... Oshira
Jay Novello ........... Corday
June Kim .............. Miss Ola
David Chow ............ Mr. Kurimachi
Synopsis:
Missing microfilm is involved in the untimely death of agent Michael Fane
 in Kyoto, Japan, and places his bereaved faince´e, Jean Dillard, in great danger.

1.09 I Spy: NO EXCHANGE ON DAMAGED MERCHANDISE
10Nov1965
Written by Garry Marshall & Jerry Belson
Directed by Leo Penn
Guest cast:
Byron Morrow .......... Bentley Reed
Mako .................. Jimmy
Sue Randall ........... Louise Richards
Kurt Krueger .......... Erik Thorsten
Steve Gravers ......... Captain Richards
Joanne Miya ........... Kai Hu
Martin Priest ......... Lee Pink
H.T. Tsiang ........... Jimmy's Father
Kai Hernandez ......... Secretary
Angela Korens ......... Stripper
Soon-Teck Oh .......... Announcer
Synopsis:
In Hong Kong, agents Robinson and Scott seek double agent Eric Thorsten,
 the only person the Communists will trade for a captured American pilot.

1.10 I Spy: TATIA
17Nov1965
Written by Robert Lewin
Directed by David Friedkin
Guest cast:
Laura Devon ........... Tatia
Richard Garland ....... John Irving
John Rayner ........... Roderick

1.11 I Spy: WEIGHT OF THE WORLD
01Dec1965
Written by Robert Lewin
Directed by Paul Wendkos
Guest cast:
Albert Salmi .......... Dr. Chulock
Jeanne Arnold ......... Madame Chulock
Rex Ingram ............ Dr. Bingham
Victor Sen Yung ....... Lee Wing
Yuki Shimoda .......... Koyo
Marlyn Mason .......... Vicki
Kay Shimatsu .......... Futa
Hideo Inamura ......... Muk
Fuji .................. Ko
RObert Ito ............ Ambulance Driver
Bob Okazaki ........... Attendant
Jack Reitzen .......... Lecturer
Synopsis:
Red Chinese scientists attempt to test a bubonic plague-causing virus
during a Japanese medical convention on obesity, but secret agents Scott
and Robinson perform some spectacular sleight of hand to stop them.

1.12 I Spy: THREE HOURS ON A SUNDAY NIGHT
08Dec1965
Written by Mort Fine, David Friedkin
Directed by Paul Wendkos
Guest cast:
Julie London .......... Phyllis Lauder
Sheldon Leonard ....... Sorgi
James Shigeta ......... Tommy
Simon Scott ........... Mr. Starrett
Key Shimatsu .......... Lieutenant
Kai Pat Li ............ Madame One Ten
Virginia Lee .......... Ahnu
Moko Mokusho .......... Maid
Frank Kumagai ......... Pawnbroker
Arthur Shields
Synopsis:
When an Army counter intelligence agent is relieved of some highly important
 microfilm in Japan, agents Robinson and Scott enter a thieves’ world to recover the film.

1.13 I Spy: TIGERS OF HEAVEN
15Dec1965
Written by Mort Fine, David Friedkin
Directed by Allen Reisner
Guest cast:
Grant Sullivan ........ Colonel John Allen
Maureen Arthur ........ Miss Meriweather
Miiko Taka ............ Yoshino Tosuko
Teru Shimada .......... Mr. Okura
Soon-Teck Oh .......... Kabuki
George Takei .......... Ito
Hiroshi Minami ........ Toshio
George Matsui ......... Kozo
Yuki Shimoda .......... Ishikura
David Friedkin ........ Marine Lieutenant
Kay Reynolds .......... Woman
Aly Wassil ............ Man
Synopsis:
An anti-American group in Japan provides a prime target for secret
agents Robinson and Scott.

1.14 I Spy: AFFAIR IN T'SIEN CHA
29Dec1965
Written by Mort Fine, David Friedkin
Directed by Sheldon Leonard
Guest cast:
Roger C. Carmel ....... Edwin Wade
Vera Miles ............ Rachel Wilson
H.T. Tsiang ........... Yau Shoi
James Hong ............ Fortune Teller
John Orchard .......... Gavin
Lukas Shimatsu ........ Lee Ho
Raynum K. Tsukamoto ... Lou Wai
Clive Wayne ........... Maitland
Nancy Hsueh ........... Girl
Hedley Mattingly ...... Police Officer
Synopsis:
A Hong Kong bound train disappears and Scott and Robinson are assigned to solve the mystery.

1.15 I Spy: THE TIGER
05Jan1966
Written by Robert Culp
Directed by Paul Wendkos
Guest cast:
Lew Ayres ............. Dr. Owen McLean
France Nuyen .......... Sam McClean
Robert Brubaker ....... Colonel Wise
Allen Jung ............ Commander
Beulah Quo ............ Mother
Nancy Hsueh ........... Nurse
Leon Lontoc ........... Man
William Boyett ........ Pilot
Martin Fong ........... Groggy Soldier

1.16 I Spy: THE BARTER
12Jan1966
Written by Harvey Bullock, R. S. Allen
Directed by Allen Reisner
Guest cast:
John Abbott ........... Professor Shenko
Joan Blackman ......... Donna Shepard
Roger C. Carmel ....... Gordon Merritt
George Takei .......... Yuze
Lisa Jager ............ Lyn Sommers
Philip Ober ........... Mr. Sommers
John Alderson ......... Koski
George Zaiwa .......... Vlerk
Noel Drayton .......... Mr. Gurney
Yuki Shimoda .......... Mr. Shung
Helen Funai ........... Kako
Michael Forest ........ Igor
George Perina ......... Fjodor
Irvin Ashkenazy ....... Leader
Brad Logan ............ Agent #1
Karl Lukas ............ Agent #2
Synopsis:
An American teenage girl living in the Orient with her businessman father is
kidnapped by Red agents as barter for a Communist scientist who has defected to the West.

1.17 I Spy: ALWAYS SAY GOODBYE
26Jan1966
Written by Robert C. Dennis, Earl Barrett
Directed by Allen Reisner
Guest cast:
Kent Smith ............ James Winthrop
France Nuyen .......... Sada
Jerry Fujikawa ........ Mr. Takata
Florence Marly ........ Elisha
Tad Horino ............ Oshima
Tanigoshi ............. Ito
Koko Tani ............. Yama
Lee Kolima ............ Ganko
Harold Fong ........... Vagrant
Dan Tobin ............. Male Secretary
Kenneth Chung ......... Servant
Synopsis:
American secret agents Robinson and Scott try to block Communist plans
to sabotage a Japanese-American financial conference, with chief
trouble unexpectedly coming from the American delegate.

1.18 I Spy: COURT OF THE LION
02Feb1966
Written by Robert Culp
Directed by Robert Culp
Guest cast:
Godfrey Cambridge ..... Cetshyayo
Mako .................. Baby Face
Dale Ishimoto ......... Captain Shimatsu
Miko Mayama ........... Mei
Eddie Parker .......... Udo
Mariko Taka ........... Reiko
Joseph Kim ............ General
Lois Kiuchi ........... Old Lady
George Matsui ......... Mate
Yuki Tani ............. Girl #1
Mori Moto ............. Girl #2
Don Blackman .......... Zulu Guard
Rozelle Gayle ......... Zulu Guard
Morgan Roberts ........ Zulu Guard

1.19 I Spy: TURKISH DELIGHT
09Feb1966 (rerun 10Aug66)
Written by Eric Bercovici
Directed by Paul Wendkos
Guest cast:
Victor Buono .......... Karafatma
Diana Sands ........... Dr. Rachel Alper
Franco Corsaro ........ Stefanello
Louis Mercier ......... De Pierrefeu
Nestor Paiva .......... Del Gado
Rodolfo Hoyos Jr. ..... Beltran
Nicholas Georgiade .... Guard
Weaver Levy ........... Man
Robert Hernandez ...... Porter
Pepe Hern ............. Bellboy
Charles Horvath ....... 2nd Guard
Abel Franco ........... Salesman
David Renard .......... Clerk #1
Victor Millan ......... Clerk #2
Synopsis:
In Mexico City, Scott tries to locate three scientists who disappeared
while attending an international agronomy conference.

1.20 I Spy: BET ME A DOLLAR
16Feb1966
Written by Mort Fine, David Friedkin
Directed by Richard C. Sarafian
Guest cast:
Hector Galindo ........ Ramon
Danielle de Metz ...... Racquel
Lou Krugman ........... Hidalgo
Linda Dangcil ......... Pilar
Stella Garcia ......... Nurse Frias
Martin Garralaga ...... Rodriguez
Julian Rivero ......... Jose
Felipe Turice ......... Jorge
Miguel Landa .......... Dr. Munoz
Linda Rivera .......... Nurse
Jorge Moreno .......... Bus Driver
Julia Montoya ......... Woman #1
Araceli Rey ........... Woman #2
Natividad Vacio ....... Man on Bus

1.21 I Spy: RETURN TO GLORY
23Feb1966
Written by Mort Fine & David Friedkin
Directed by Richard C. Sarafian
Guest cast:
Dolores del Rio ....... Cerita Ortiz
Victor Jory ........... Rafael Ortiz
Mark Dana ............. Martin
Antoinette Bower ...... Shelby Clavell
Roberto Iglesias ...... Cordoba
Stephen Michaels ...... Boy
Blaisdell Makee ....... Sniper
Synopsis:
In Mexico City, Robinson and Scott get a delicate assignment: The State
Department wants them to contact deposed dictator Raphael Ortiz to find
out - "unofficially" - what assistance Ortiz will need for a return to
power. A meeting with Ortiz is arranged, but he fails to show up. His
wife Cerita and a mercenary insist that it is too dangerous for the
general to be seen in public. This seems like a reasonable explanation, but
attempts to see Ortiz in private are also unsuccessful.
*Note: Filmed in Mexico City.

1.22 I Spy: THE CONQUEST OF MAUDE MURDOCK
02Mar1966
Written by Robert C. Dennis, Earl Barrett
Directed by Paul Wendkos
Guest cast:
Jeanette Nolan ........ Maude Murdock
Joel Fluellen ......... Oba Businga
Larry Thor ............ Walter Kermit
Catherine Wyles ....... Estrellita
Philip Bourneuf ....... Saunders
Pedro Gonzales Gonzales .... Jaime
Rico Alaniz ........... General
Melora Conway ......... Secretary
Carlos Romero ......... Bandit #1
Pepe Callahan ......... Bandit #2
James Oliver Green .... Disguised #1
Billy Curtis .......... Disguised #2
Alberto Monte ......... Waiter
William Leslie ........ Security Agent
Laurence Haddon ....... Social Secretary
William Stevens ....... Security Man
Synopsis:
Assigned to investigate security surrounding wealthy Maude Murdock, an
Oklahoma widow serving on the American Embassy staff in Mexico,
Robinson and Scott find their ingenuity challenged.

1.23 I Spy: A DAY CALLED 4 JAGUAR
09Mar1966
Written by Michael Zagor
Directed by Richard C. Sarafian
Guest cast:
George Montgomery ..... Nicolai
Kamala Devi ........... Felicitas
Rory Calhoun .......... Dmitri Balin
Robert Carricart ...... Doctor
Larry Ward ............ Blair
Joe Dominguez ......... Peasant
Henry O'Brien ......... Aztec
Henry Amargo .......... Guide
Synopsis:
After his jeep cracks up in the Mexican jungle, Kelly searches for the
stranger who came to his assistance - and soon learns that the man is a
Russian cosmonaut who is trying to evade a Soviet search party.

16Mar66 pre-empted to 27Apr66 due to coverage of the emergency
splashdown of Gemini VIII.

1.24 I Spy: CRUSADE TO LIMBO
23Mar1966
Written by Mort Fine, David Friedkin, Jack Turley
Directed by Richard C. Sarafian
Guest cast:
Howard Duff ........... Sean
Frank Silvera ......... Munoz
Antoinette Bower ...... Shelby Clavell
Don Ross .............. Jim Stanley
Gene Lyons ............ Tom Keith
Wesley Addy ........... Hubbard
Sheldon Leonard ....... Sorgi
Carl Milletaire ....... Vasconcelos
Charles Winters ....... Elliot
David Silva ........... Victor
Guillermo Rivas ....... Esteban
Aurora Clavel ......... Mexican Woman
Victor Eberg .......... Mexican Artist
Lourdes Teran ......... Little Mexican Girl
Margarito Luna ........ Balloon Vendor
Synopsis:
Assigned by the U.S. government to infiltrate a Mexican-based group
dedicated to the liberation and invasion of a nearby Latin American
dictatorship, Kelly and Scott pretend sympathy for the movement.

1.25 I Spy: MY MOTHER, THE SPY
30Mar1966
Written by Howard Gast
Directed by Richard Benedict
Guest cast:
Sally Kellerman ....... Angela
Alejandro Rey ......... Ferenc
Theodore Marcuse ...... Sereba
Walter Kray ........... Kalmar
Edward Colmans ........ Dr. Jalis
Nicholas Colasanto .... Cabbie
Alex Henteloff ........ Attache
Paul Micali ........... Father-to-be
Begonia Placios ....... Nurse
James Daris ........... Burly Man
Anthony Brand ......... Flamenco Dancer
Pepito Funez .......... Flamenco Dancer
Angel Martin .......... Flamenco Dancer
Synopsis:
A former U.S. spy has made the mistake of falling in love with an enemy
agent, now becomes the object of a search by Robinson and Scott.

1.26 I Spy: THERE WAS A LITTLE GIRL
06Apr1966
Directed by John Rich
Written by Stephen Kandel
Story by Robert Bloch
Guest cast:
Mary Jane Saunders .... Kathy
Harry Raybould ........ Porada
Estrellita ............ Fillipa
Jose DeVega ........... Miguel
Fred Carson ........... Rivera
Chet Stratton ......... Peterson
Synopsis:
Assigned to guard the teenage daughter of a U.S. cabinet member,
Robinson and Scott discover that babysitting can be a very hazardous operation.

1.27 I Spy: IT'S ALL DONE WITH MIRRORS
13Apr1966
Written by Stephen Kandel
Directed by Robert Butler
Guest cast:
Carroll O'Connor ...... Dr. Karolyi
Fay Spain ............. Vanessa
Richard Bull .......... Blaine
James Frawley ......... Greenburg
Dina Lerner ........... Volter
Roy Jenson ............ Tate
Lawrence Montaigne .... Smollett
Joe Raciti ............ Rubez
Gene Twombly .......... Berger
Bert Elliot ........... Vlacek
Joe Gold .............. Skiar
Arnold Lessing ........ Spanish Guitarist
Synopsis:
Brainwashed by a hostile power until he believes his friend Alexander
Scott is a traitor to the U.S., Kelly Robinson sets out to murder his fellow agent.

1.28 I Spy: ONE THOUSAND FINE
27Apr1966
Written by Eric Bercovici
Directed by Paul Wendkos
Guest cast:
Dane Clark ............ Jack Gannon
Susan Oliver .......... Jean
Stacy Harris .......... Hamilton
Alex Montoya .......... Guzman
Ruben Moreno .......... Gaspar
Pedro Regas ........... Man
Tony Davis
Synopsis:
In the Mexican jungle, Kelly and Scott search for the wreckage of a
plane that was carrying U.S. gold stores. Accompanying them is the plane's
flight engineer, who is suffering from amnesia, and his fiancee -
Kelly's former sweetheart.
*Note: This episode was originally scheduled for March 16, but was
pre-empted by coverage of Gemini VIII's emergency splashdown.

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Summer Reruns
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10Aug66 NBC Wed - Rerun of #1.19 "Turkish Delight" (first aired 09Feb66)
 

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