CTVA Western - "Barbary Coast" (Paramount/ABC)(1975-76) Doug McClure, William Shatner

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Barbary Coast (1975-76)
Episode Guide  compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by
BJ,  Rina Fox,  Louis H. Allgood
references:
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BARBARY COAST aka 'Cash and Cable'
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Francy Productions Inc.
Paramount Pictures Television
for
ABC (Mondays 8:00pm EST) (eps #1-7)
ABC (Fridays)(eps #8-13)
Executive Producer Cy Chermak
Created by Douglas Heyes

US Western series 1975-76 pilot + 13 episodes x 60 min color
starring
Doug McClure as Cash Conover (Dennis Cole in 'pilot')
William Shatner
as Jeff Cable
Richard Kiel as Moose Moran
Dave Turner as Thumbs, the piano player


BarbaryCoast.jpg (31939 bytes)
The premise of this series was that William Shatner (Cable) played an
undercover agent using various disguises in his missions against criminal
activity and Doug McClure (Conover) played the owner of the Golden Gate
gambling casino whom Cable often "recruited" to help him, usually with
great reluctance on Conover's part.  Cable had saved Cash's life once
and used that fact as his persuasion tactic.

Titles and Opticals by Howard A. Anderson Co.

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[--] BARBARY COAST (aka 'In Old San Francisco') (90 / 120 min pilot - 2 versions)
[ABC "Movie of the Week" episode no. 31]
3May75 ABC
produced by Douglas Heyes
written by Douglas Heyes
directed by Bill Bixby
music by John Tartaglia
director of photography: Robert Hauser
film editors: Neil MacDonald, Steven C. Brown
cast
William Shatner................ Jeff Cable
Dennis Cole ................... Cash Conover
Charles Aidman ................ Lieutenant Tully
Michael Ansara ................ Diamond Jack Bassiter
Neville Brand ................. Florrie Roscoe
Bobbi Jordan .................. Flame
John Vernon ................... Robin Templar
Lynda Day George .............. Clo Du Bois
Leo Gordon .................... Chief Macdonald Keogh
Bob Hoy ....................... Sergeant Hatch
Terry Lester .................. Bret Hollister
Simon Scott ................... Brant Hollister
Todd Martin ................... Gibbon
Byron Webster ................. Mr. Speece
Louis de Farra ................ Jacques Fouchet
Bill Bixby .................... Philippe Despard
Erik Silju
Michael Carr
Lucien Lanvin Martin
Roberta McElroy
Lidia Kristen
Charles Picerni

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ABC Mondays 8:00 pm EST

1.01 [--] Barbary Coast: FUNNY MONEY
08Sep75 ABC Mon
writers Douglas Heyes, Winston Miller, Cy Chermak (first draft)
Starring:
Doug McClure (as Cash Conover), William Shatner (as Jeff Cable)
Guest Cast
Pat Hingle ............. Emory Van Cleve
Kathleen Cody .......... Leslie Buddwing
William Bramley ........ Hatch
David Macklin .......... Phillip Van Cleve
Jeff Morris ............ Tully
Robert Foulk ........... Kingsford
Bobbi Jordan ........... Flame
Charles Macaulay ....... Bartender
Synopsis:
Jeff Cable and Cash Conover, an undercover agent and a casino owner who
work hand in glove to nab crooks on San Francisco's raucous Barbary Coast
of the 1880's. Their first target is a banker who increased his account
by $200,000 in counterfeit cash. [RF]

1.02 [--] Barbary Coast: CRAZY CATS  (verified on film - bj)
15Sep75 ABC Mon
('formerly "Cat's Cradle" formerly "The 2nd T'Seng Su Cat")
written by Harold Livingston
(the script says participating writers Harold
Livingston and Michael P. Butler, but Livingston was the only one
that got a credit on screen)

directed by Don Weis
director of Photography Keith Smith
Starring:
Doug McClure, William Shatner
Guest Cast
Eric Braeden .................. Bristol
Joanna Miles .................. Renata
Andrew Prine .................. Fitzgerald
Zitto Kazann .................. Garvey
Ian Wolfe ..................... Larch
Sherry Jackson ................ Sherry
Len Lesser .................... Clerk
Bob Bass ...................... Forbes
Mickey Morton ................. the Master Sergeant
Ron Stein ..................... Jenson
A valuable pair of jade cats belonging to the Chinese government
is stolen while on exhibit in the United States.  Jeff Cable is
assigned to find and return the cats with the help of
"Senor Alvarez;" "Walter Loomis" (journalist, foreign correspondent,
and man about town), "Mr. Ling," and a reluctant Cash Conover. [bj]

1.03 [--] Barbary Coast: JESSE WHO?  (verified on film -bj)
(the 'who' is underlined)
22Sep75 ABC Mon
Executive Producer Cy Chermak
Written by Howard Berk
Directed by Bill Bixby
Director of Photography Robert Hauser, A.S.C.
Film Editor Larry Mills
Story Editors William Gordon and James Doherty
Starring:
Doug McClure, William Shatner
Guest Stars:
Rosemary Forsyth as Lauralee [Bell]
David Speilberg as Jesse James (real name McWhorter)
Special Guest Star:
Lloyd Bochner as [Ezra] Hubbard
ending credits:
additional guest stars
W.L. Legault as Ben [Sharp]
Darrell Fetty as Stacey Sharp
co-starring:
Carl Lee as Currier
Scott Walker as Talbot
synopsis: 
Lauralee Bell sets up an elaborate scheme in which her boyfriend
would pose as Jesse James to steal money from her lover's bank--
with the excuse that this would help cover for the banker's
embezzlement of money spent on her.  Jeff Cable goes under cover
as a gunman hired to help "Jesse" carry out Lauralee's plan. [bj]

1.04 [--] Barbary Coast: THE BALLAD OF REDWING JAIL (verified on film -bj)
29Sep75 ABC Mon
associate producer William Cairncross
teleplay by William D. Gordon and James Doherty
story by Matthew Howard
directed by John Florea
music composed and conducted by John Andrew Tartaglia
Starring:
Doug McClure, William Shatner
Guest Cast
Andrew Duggan ................. Sheriff Hyde
Ralph Meeker .................. Big Lou Hobart
James Cromwell ................ Roy
Richard Kelton ................ Cad Shugrue
Marcy Lafferty ................ Tranquility Smith
Paul Brinegar ................. Jesse
Lawrence Casey ................ Sam Hatfield
George Keymas ................. Big Ear
John Hart ..................... Jim
Tom Williams .................. Cowboy
An acquaintance of Cash's, Sam Hatfield, has broken out of jail
in Redwing and is on the run.  Injured, he takes refuge in the
Golden Gate casino and informs Cash that he had stolen money under
a stone in the jail floor.  He asks Cash to get the bills before
the greedy sheriff discovers them and offers to give the casino
owner $10,000 of the loot for his efforts. Jeff, however, informs
Cash that the money is no doubt marked and offers to go to
Redwing himself to retrieve it, disguised as the currently
imprisoned outlaw Curly Stonehaus. Cash joins in the plot to get
"Curly" into the jail by posing as U.S. Marshal Perkins. All seems
to be going smoothly with the digging until another wanted outlaw,
Big Lou Hobart, is arrested during a poker game and takes a
reluctant "Curly" along with him when his gang stages a jail break.
  Things become even more complicated when the real Curly's girlfriend,
Tranquility Smith, happens to be at the outlaw's camp. The hidden
money is finally recovered with the help of one Spot the dog, who
"only barks at lawmen." [bj]

1.05 [--] Barbary Coast: GUNS FOR A QUEEN
6Oct75 ABC Mon
Starring:
Doug McClure, William Shatner
Guest Cast
Joan Van Ark .................. Eleanor
Fred Beir ..................... Arthur
John Ericson .................. McCord
Nate Esformes ................. Morales
Reggie Parton ................. Dundee
Joyce Jameson ................. Mame
Seamon Glass .................. Seaman
Hal Baylor .................... Bystander
Synopsis:
Attempting to recover a hijacked shipment of rifles, Cash and
Cable become involved with revolutionaries, cutthroats and a
beautiful woman from their past. [RF]

1.06 [--] Barbary Coast: IRISH COFFEE
13Oct75 ABC Mon
Starring:
Doug McClure, William Shatner
Guest Cast
William Daniels ....... Boyle
Conny Van Dyke ........ Rose
Edward Andrews ........ Grimes
Sandy Kenyon .......... Sorensen
Francine York ......... Brandy
Jack Collins .......... Butler
Brendan Dillon ........ Rollins
John Dennis ........... Bartender
Robert Lussier ........ Printer
Synopsis:
A terrorist society plans to assassinate renowned Irish leader
Charles Stewart Parnell as he tours San Francisco, and it's up
to Cash and Cable to foil the attempt. [RF]

[07] Barbary Coast: SAUCE FOR THE GOOSE
20Oct75 ABC Mon
Starring:
Doug McClure, William Shatner
Guest Cast
Joseph Campanella ............. Austin Benedict
Burr DeBenning ................ Harry Darcy
Martin E. Brooks .............. Adam Conway
Simon Scott ................... Senator
Diane McBain .................. Myra
Charles Bateman ............... Woodie

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Moves from Mondays to Fridays on ABC
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1.08 [--] Barbary Coast: AN IRON-CLAD PLAN
31Oct75 ABC Fri
Guest Cast:
Tige Andrews .................. Phineas T. James
Louise Sorel .................. Abigail McKay
Severn Darden ................. Bekhim
Jacques Aubuchon .............. Roszack
James Brown ................... Stroud
Joan Bennett Perry
William Bryant

[--] 07Nov75 - no details

1.09 [--] Barbary Coast: ARSON AND OLD LACE
14Nov75 ABC Fri
Starring:
Doug McClure, William Shatner
Guest Cast:
Gretchen Corbett ...... Lily Colt
Dennis Patrick ........ Peter Dunn
Johnny Seven .......... Carlo
Hal Baylor ............ Paddy Muldoon
William Jordan ........ James Carr
Brooke Mills .......... Rusty
Rudy Diaz ............. Fisherman
Jimmy Lannon .......... Ring Announcer
Synopsis:
Cable and Cash try to uncover the identity of "The Shark", a waterfront
racketeer who burns fisherman's boats if they don't pay him protection money. [RF]

1.10 [--] Barbary Coast: SHARKS EAT SHARKS
21Nov75 ABC Fri
Guest Cast:
Henry Gibson .................. Dasher
Philip Bruns .................. Larkin
Bernard Fox ................... Irish Murphy
Suzanne Charny ................ Conchita
Karl Lukas .................... Hobie
Tiger Joe Marsh ............... Bear

[--] 28Nov75/ 05Dec75/12Dec75/19Dec75 - no details


1.11 [--] Barbary Coast: THE DAY CABLE WAS HANGED
26Dec75 ABC Fri
Guest Cast:
Tom Troupe .................... Carter
Anjanette Comer ............... Mary Louise
John Dehner ................... General Barton
Michael Blodgett .............. Whiting
Booth Colman .................. Dr. Mattwick
Kelly Wilder .................. Tequila Lil
Monica Lewis .................. Mrs. Cushman
James Griffith ................ Eikel

1.12 [--] Barbary Coast: MARY HAD MORE THAN A LITTLE
02Jan76 ABC Fri
Starring:
Doug McClure, William Shatner
Guest Cast
Judy Strangis ......... Mary Ellen
Kaz Garas ............. Butch
Ben Hammer ............ Hendricks
Whit Bissell .......... the Minister
Don "Red" Barry ....... Paddington
Phillip Pine .......... Hungerford
Robert Cornthwaite .... Reverend Wilcox
Gene Tyburn ........... Sloan
Synopsis:
Attracted by a very pretty and very ladylike new dealer, Nob Hill
gentlemen are packing the Golden Gate's gambling tables - and
being robbed of their winnings on the way home. [RF]

1.13 [--] Barbary Coast: THE DAWSON MARKER (final episode of "Barbary Coast")
9Jan76 ABC Fri
Guest Cast:
John Rubinstein ............... Garrison
Udana Power ................... Sarah
Billy Green Bush .............. Dawson
Spencer Milligan .............. Williams
George Petrie ................. Samuels
Douglas V. Fowley ............. Stumpy

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