CTVA US Western - "The Wild Wild West" (CBS) Season 1 (1965-66)

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Starring: Robert Conrad (as James T. West) & Ross Martin (as Artemus Gordon)
Season 1 (CBS) (1965-66)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Sal Crisanti
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive


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28 black-and-white episodes
CBS Fridays 7:30 - 8:30 PM Eastern
Followed By: "Hogan's Heroes" 8:30 PM
"Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C." 9:00 PM
Other Networks:
ABC: "The Flintstones" 7:30 PM
"Tammy" 8:00 PM

NBC: "Camp Ranamuck" 7:30 PM
"Hank" 8:00 PM
Emmy Award Nomination: Ted Voightlander, Individual Achievement in Cinematography
(Award won by Winston Hotch, "Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea")
The series placed #23 for the season with a rating of 22.0

1.1 [--] The Wild Wild West:
THE NIGHT OF THE INFERNO (bw) -aka- THE CANNONBALL EIGHTBALL [verified -SC]
prod. no. 1 / 17-Sep-1965 CBS Fri
Written by Gilbert Ralston
Directed by Richard Sarafian
Guest Cast:
Suzanne Pleshette ...... Lydia Monteran
Victor Buono ...... Wing Fat/ Juan Manolo
Nehemiah Persoff ...... General Cassinello
James Gregory...... Ulysses S. Grant
Bebe Louie ...... Mei Mei
Walter Wolf King ...... Colonel Shear
Tom Reese ...... Driver
Alberto Morin ...... The Majordomo
Phil Chambers ...... Train Captain
Warren Parker ...... The Engineer
Clint Ritchie ...... The Lieutenant
Synopsis:
A madman bent on starting a war between Mexico and the United States is looting and burning towns along the border.
The United States government enlists the aid of two special agents: James T. West and Artemus Gordon. An old friend,
a curious Chinese gentleman, and a Mexican General stand in the way of our heroes as they try to avoid a war.
Synopsis:
SECRET SERVICE AGENT, JAMES T.WEST IS SENT ON A MISSION BY PRESIDENT GRANT TO STOP THE ACTIONS OF THE
VICIOUS,SADISTIC,AND VERY CLEVER MEXICAN REVOLUTIONARY JUAN MANOLO. [SC]

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Produced by Fred Freiberger (prod. nos. 5-14)
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1.2 [--] The Wild Wild West:
THE NIGHT OF THE DEADLY BED (bw)
prod. no. 5 / 24-Sep-1965 CBS Fri
Produced by Fred Freiberger
Written by George Schenk & William Marks
Directed by William Whitney
Guest Cast:
Barbara Luna......Gatita
J.D. Cannon...... Flory
Bob Herron...... Captain Jackson
Danice d'Hondt- Roxanne
Don Diamond...... The Bartender
Ana Shin...... Marguerita
Bill Catching- Angelo
Jose Gallege......Guitar Player #1
Dale Van Sickel- Guitar Player #2
Synopsis:
A dying man's final gasp leads Jim and Artie to one Monsieur Flory- French expatriate and rather sadistic bad guy.
Flory envisions himself as Napoleon's successor to Mexico and has concocted a wild scheme to keep the United States
from interfering in the take-over. To disable the main railroad lines would disable US troop movement, and to these
ends Flory strives. Jim and Artie must free an entire Mexican village turned slaves and stop Flory's instrument of
destruction before Mexico is once again under French rule.

1.3 [--] The Wild Wild West:
THE NIGHT THE WIZARD SHOOK THE EARTH (bw)
prod. no. 6 / 1-Oct-1965 CBS Fri
Produced by Fred Freiberger
Written by John Kneubuhl
Directed by Bernie Kowalski
Guest Cast:
Michael Dunn- Dr. Loveless (recurring)
Leslie Parrish- Greta
William Mims- the Governor
Richard Kiel- Voltaire
Phoebe Dorin- Antoinette
Sigrid Valdis- Miss Piecemeal
Synopsis:
Two brilliant scientists have developed an amazing new explosive for the United States Government, but the partnership
is dissolved when one of the scientists makes alternative plans for the substance. West and Gordon are called in to
protect Professor Nielsen, but fail. The remaining partner, Doctor Miguelito Quixote Loveless, implements a plan to
destroy an entire city as revenge for what he feels are past crimes against his family. Our heroes have just a
short time to stop 'the little doctor' and find where he's planted the explosives.

1.4 [--] The Wild Wild West:
THE NIGHT OF SUDDEN DEATH (bw)
prod. no. 7 / 8-Oct-1965 CBS Fri
Produced by Fred Freiberger
Written by Oliver Crawford
Directed by William Whitney
Guest Cast:
Robert Loggia......Warren Trevor
Sandy Kenyon...... Hugo
Antoinette Bower- Janet Coburn
Julie Payne...... Corrine
Joel Fluellen......Chief Vonoma
Harlan Warde...... Foxx
Elisa Ingram...... Cosette
Synopsis:
Someone has stolen plates from the Federal mint, and West and Gordon are sent in to figure out who has taken them, and
why. Our heroes not only find themselves battling thugs and dodging flaming arrows, but also fighting off ferocious
animals. Can Jim and Artie recover the plates and foil the villains' plans without getting eaten alive?

1.5 [--] The Wild Wild West:
THE NIGHT OF THE CASUAL KILLER (bw)
prod. no. 3 / 15-Oct-1965 CBS Fri
Produced by Collier Young
Written by Bob Baresh
Directed by Don Taylor
Guest Cast:
John Dehner......John Maxwell Avery
Ruta Lee...... Laurie Morgan
Bill Williams- Marshall Kirby of Pima County
Mort Mills...... Chuck Harper
Len Lesser...... Mason
Charles Davis- Tennyson (recurring)
Dub Taylor...... Guard
Curtis Taylor- Captain Davis
Ed Gilbert...... Tom Hendricks (Attorney Gen. off.)
Synopsis:
Our heroes have their orders: 'Find John Maxwell Avery and bring him back to face a senate committee- alive.' The
only problem is that Avery doesn't want to return, and many government agents have died trying to do just this. Trying
to avoid a political scandal, President Grant sends his two best men and disguised as traveling actors, Jim and Artie
sneak into Avery's stronghold. But getting out is MUCH more difficult....

1.6 [--] The Wild Wild West:
THE NIGHT OF A THOUSAND EYES (bw)
prod. no. 8 / 22-Oct-1965 CBS Fri
Produced by Fred Freiberger
Written by Preston Wood
Directed by Richard Sarafian
Guest Cast:
Jeff Corey...... Captain Ansel Coffin
Diane McBain......Jennifer Wingate
Linda Ho...... Oriana
Victor French- Arnold
Donald O'Kelly- Poavey
Jeanne Vaughn- Glory Poavey
E. J. Andre...... The Proprietor
Barney Phillips- Captain Tenney
Jack Searl...... The Pilot
Janine Gray...... Crystal
Celeste Yarnell- Miss Purviance
Synopsis:
Someone is responsible for the destruction of multiple ships out on the Mississippi, bring all river traffic to a halt.
Jim and Artie are the fifth and sixth Secret Service agents to be called in on this particular case, the previous four
having been disposed of. Dastardly dames and thugs galore stand in the way of our heroes as they tangle with a vindictive
ship captain and his intricate plans.

1.7 [--] The Wild Wild West:
THE NIGHT OF THE GLOWING CORPSE (bw)
prod. no. 9 / 29-Oct-1965 CBS Fri
Produced by Fred Freiberger
Written by Henry Sharp
Directed by Irving Moore
Guest Cast:
Kipp Hamilton- Cluny Ormont
Philip Pine...... Lt. Armand Renard
Oscar Beregi......Dr. Jean-Paul Ormont
Marion Thompson- Amelie Charlemont
Charles Horvath- Ironfoot
Ron Whelan...... Consul-General Potez
Ralph Roberts- Senator Hastings
Jayne Massey......Cecile
Ralph Delfino- Barker
Louise Lawson- Blonde
Synopsis:
The Franco-Prussian War is in full swing and a French scientist has discovered an amazing new metal- one which is
incredibly volatile (among its many attributes) and could change the course of the war. The 'Franconium' has come to
America and agents West and Gordon are assigned guard duty during its stay in the French Embassy. Unfortunately, the
Franconium is stolen and our heroes must find the dangerous material before it's smuggled out of the country.

1.8 [--] The Wild Wild West:
THE NIGHT OF THE DANCING DEATH (bw)
prod. no. 10 / 5-Nov-1965 CBS Fri
Produced by Fred Freiberger
Written by Fred Freiberger & William Tunberg
Directed by Harvey Hart
Guest Cast:
Mark Richman...... Prince Gio
Ilze Taurins...... Marianna
Arthur Batanides- Marius
Francoise Ruggieri-Nola
Booth Colman...... Xavier Perkins
Byron Morrow...... Majordomo
Wolf Barzell...... Landgrave
Lynn Carey...... Imposter
Leslie Brander......Princess
Synopsis:
When our heroes fail in their assignment to safely escort the Princess Gina Carlotta of Albania to the United States,
Jim and Artie follow a trail of intrigue straight to the Albanian embassy and her brother, Gio. A martial arts expert
among his many talents, Gio has aspirations of power which he plans to achieve through a secret society of criminals.
As Jim and Artie investigate, their lives are put at risk numerous times, finally culminating in a battle of martial
arts skills high above unsuspecting royalty at a political soiree.

1.9 [--] The Wild Wild West:
THE NIGHT OF THE DOUBLE EDGED KNIFE (bw)
prod. no. 2 / 12-Nov-1965 CBS Fri
Produced by Collier Young
Written by Stephan Kandel
Directed by Don Taylor
Guest Cast:
Leslie Nielsen...... Major General Ball
John Drew Barrymore- American Knife
Katherine Ross...... Sheila Parnell
Elisha Cook...... Mike McGreavy
Harry Townes...... Penrose
Vaughn Taylor...... Adamson
Tyler McVey...... Parnell
Susan Shilo...... Little Willow
Charles Davis...... Tennyson (recurring)
Harry Lauter...... Farrell
Arthur Space...... Orrin Cobb
Robert B. Williams
Robert Nash
Julia Montoya
Synopsis:
Agents West and Gordon learn from General Harrison Ball that the Cheyenne Indians have threatened to kill railroad
laborers unless they receive a ransom of $500,000 in gold- molded into railroad spikes. The daughter of one of the
laborers informs our heroes that her father received a death threat only a day before he was murdered. Suspecting a
conspiracy, Jim and Artie make themselves the bait in order to uncover the truth behind these killings.

1.10 [--] The Wild Wild West:
THE NIGHT THE TERROR STALKED THE TOWN (bw)
prod. no. 11 / 19-Nov-1965 CBS Fri
Produced by Fred Freiberger
Written by John Kneubuhl & Richard Landau
Directed by Avan Ganzer
Guest Cast:
Michael Dunn- Dr. Loveless (recurring)
Phoebe Dorin- Antoinette
Richard Kiel- Voltaire
Joe Hooker......Mr. Abernathy
Jean Hale...... Marie
Chuck O'Brien- Janus
Jordan Shelly- Baron Colinelcy
Synopsis:
Jim is kidnapped and taken to a town that seems to be populated by corpses. Quickly we learn that Doctor Loveless is
behind the strange inhabitants and he has a plan for Jim. Artie is paid a visit by Jim's doppel-ganger and is fooled-
or is he? Stay tuned to find out whether Jim and Artie can stop Loveless's warped scheme and escape with their lives..

1.11 [--] The Wild Wild West:
THE NIGHT OF THE RED-EYED MADMAN (bw)
prod. no. 12 / 26-Nov-1965 CBS Fri
Produced by Fred Freiberger
Written by Stanford Whitmore
Directed by Irving Moore
Guest Cast:
Martin Landau- General Grimm
Joan Huntington- Sergent Musk
Shary Marshall- Jenny
Gregg Martell- Otto
Don Rizzan...... Trooper
Marianna Case- Cloris
Nelson Olmstead- Senator Rawls
Ted Markland......Jack Talbot
Toian Matchinga- Lola Bracer
Synopsis:
Jim goes undercover and joins a secret army of mercenaries who have plans to overthrow the US Army in the Southwest
United States. Headed by General Grimm, this band of both men and women have an immediate goal of blowing up the regional
munitions depot. Artie infiltrates the mercenaries in disguise, but both he and Jim are discovered and Grimm issues an
interesting ultimatum.....

1.12 [--] The Wild Wild West:
THE NIGHT OF THE HUMAN TRIGGER (bw)
prod. no. 13 / 3-Dec-1965 CBS Fri
Produced by Fred Freiberger
Written by Norman Katlov
Directed by Justis Addiss
Guest Cast:
Burgess Meredith- Orkney Cadwallader
Kathie Browne......Faith Cadwallader
Gregg Palmer...... Thaddeus
Hank Patterson- Porter Richards
Robert Phillips- Sam
Mike Masters...... Hercules
Virginia Sale......Aunt Martha
Lindsay Workman- Bartender
William Henry......Sherrif
Synopsis:
A rash of earthquakes have plagued Wyoming, and Jim and Artie are called in. Investigation of the fault line lead Artemus
to suspect Ellensville is the next town to be demolished and our heroes try to warn the residents. Along the way they are
captured by Professor Orkney Cadwallader- a scientist with a knack for creative utilization of nitroglycerine and a
megalomania complex- with ultimate rule of Wyoming as his goal. Jim and Artie must escape and stop the crazy scientist
before Wyoming is wiped off the map.
Synopsis:
JIM WEST AND ARTEMUS GORDON ARE CALLED TO INVESTIGATE A RASH OF EARTHQUAKES THAT HAVE PLAGUED WYOMING. ARTIE UNCOVERS
A PLOT BY A MAD SCIENTIST WHO IS CAUSING THE QUAKES USING A FORM OF NITROGLYCERINE. WEST AND GORDON MUST FIND A WAY TO
STOP THE MADMAN BEFORE THE NEXT LIFE-THREATING EXPLOSION OCCURS. [SC]

1.13 [--] The Wild Wild West:
THE NIGHT OF THE TORTURE CHAMBER (bw)
prod. no. 14 / 10-Dec-1965 CBS Fri
Produced by Fred Freiberger
Written by Phillip Saltzman & Jason Wingreen
Directed by Alan Crosland, Jr.
Guest Cast:
Alfred Ryder......Professor Horatio Bolt
Henry Beckman- Governor Bradford
Sigrid Valdis- Miss Piecemeal
H.M. Wynant...... Durand
Nadia Sanders- Helva
Viviane Ventura- Angelique
Mike Abelar...... ?
Synopsis:
Jim and Artie come to the aid of a Governor of one of the western territories at his request- only upon their arrival
the Governor appears to not remember the summons. Suspecting a doppelganger, Jim and Artie investigate and turn up a plot
which involves an expensive art collection and embezzlement of hundreds of thousands of dollars from the state treasury.

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Produced by John Mantley (prod. nos. 15-21)
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1.14 [--] The Wild Wild West:
THE NIGHT OF THE HOWLING LIGHT (bw)
prod. no. 15 / 17-Dec-1965 CBS Fri
Produced by John Mantley
Written by Henry Sharp
Directed by Paul Wendkos
Guest Cast:
Sam Wanamaker- Dr. Arcularis
Scott Marlowe- Ahkeema
Ralph Moody......Chief Ho-ta-mi
Linda Marsh......Indra
E.J. Andre...... Superintendent
Don Kennedy......Hale
Ottola Nesmith- Maggie Laforge
Robert Bice......Captain
Dan Riss...... Naval Officer
Roy Bancroft- Sikes
Synopsis:
An Indian tribe awaits word from Washington to avoid an armed conflict, and Jim West is the courier. Only Mr. West never
shows up, and is instead held captive by parties who'd prefer that Jim never deliver his message. A battle of wills ensues
- will Mr. West deliver a message intended to start a war?

1.15 [--] The Wild Wild West:
THE NIGHT OF THE FATAL TRAP (bw)
prod. no. 4/ 24-Dec-1965 CBS Fri
Produced by Collier Young
Written by Jack Marlowe & Robert Barron
Directed by Richard Whorf
Guest Cast:
Ron Randell...... Colonel Vasquez
Charles Davis...... Tennyson (recurring)
Joseph Ruskin...... Viper
Don Briggs...... Sheriff Cantrell
Walter Edmiston......Charlie
Christian Anderson- Mike Dawson
Joanna Moore...... Linda Medford
Alan Sues...... Matt Dawson
Dal Jenkins...... Luke Dawson
Rodolfo Reyes...... Police Chief
Synopsis:
Mexican banditos terrorize US towns along the border and a frustrated town calls in the government to put an end to
the raid. West and Gordon enlist the town's sheriff, deputies, and even their long-suffering butler Tennyson as they
hatch a plot to ensnare the greedy banditos.

1.16 [--] The Wild Wild West:
THE NIGHT OF THE STEEL ASSASSIN (bw)
prod. no. 16 / 7-Jan-1966 CBS Fri
Produced by John Mantley
Written by Calvin Clements
Directed by Lee H. Katzin
Guest Cast:
John Dehner...... Torres
Sue Ane Langdon- Nina Gilbert
Allan Jaffe...... Lopez
Arthur Malet......Dr. Meyer
Sara Taft...... Maria
Roy Engel...... President Grant
John Pickard......R.L. Gilbert
S. John Launer- Mayor
Phyllis Davis- Saloon Girl
Synopsis:
Jim and Artie are called in to investigate the murder of the members of President Grant's old Army cadre. Six down and
two to go when our heroes follow a lead provided by the niece of one of the murdered men to Torres- a man more metal
than flesh. Embittered by an accident which left him a cripple, Torres plots the death of those he wrongly blames and
Grant is next. The agents must content with Torres' super-human strength and ability to use hypnosis to gain his ends,
and a stubborn President who refuses to call off his public engagements while trying to determine the "steel assassin"'s
plot and foil it.

1.17 [--] The Wild Wild West:
THE NIGHT THE DRAGON SCREAMED (bw)
prod. no. 17 / 14-Jan-1966 CBS Fri
Produced by John Mantley
Written by Kevin De Courcey
Directed by Irving Moore
Guest Cast:
Philip Ahn- Quong Chu
Richard Loo- Wang Chung
Ben Wright- Clive Allenby-Smythe
Pilar Seurat- Princess Ching
Beuler Quo- Mai Li
Nancy Hsueh- Tsu Hsi
Vince Eder- Lieutenant
Paul Hing......Oriental
Benson Fong- Mo Ti
Synopsis:
Our heroes are on the case and trying to infiltrate a Chinese Opium smuggling ring when the situation becomes just a
bit more complex. Artemus is taken hostage by one of the two sects battling for power of the Hunan Province- aka Opium
central, and Jim has no choice but to help that sect return the rightful heir to the Hunan throne to China. But the other
sect- The Crimson Dragon- isn't giving in that easy. Their leader, an Englishman called Allenby-Smythe is also after the
Princess and Jim must fight Smythe to get the Princess on board a ship to China before midnight- or Artie dies.

1.18 [--] The Wild Wild West:
THE NIGHT OF THE GRAND EMIR (bw)
prod. no. 18 / 28-Jan-1966 CBS Fri
Produced by John Mantley
Written by Donn Mullally
Directed by Irving Moore
Guest Cast:
Robert Middleton...... Emir El Emid
Yvonne Craig...... Ecstasy LaJoie
Don Franks...... T. Wiggett Jones
Richard Jaeckel...... Christopher Cable
James Lanphier...... Dr. Mohammed Bey
Tom Palmer...... Willard Drapeau
Arthur E Gould-Porter- George
Ralph Gary...... Clay
Arlene Charles...... Emid Girl #1
Phyllis Davis...... Emid Girl #2
Synopsis:
Guarding the Grand Emir of the Ottoman Empire proves to be no easy task as an 'assassin's club' sets their sights on the
rather unpopular leader. Between a rather determined club member and some disgruntled expatriates, our heroes are kept
extremely busy saving El Emid. The situation becomes critical when the Emir decides he no longer wants to be saved.....
and Jim and Artie find themselves in grave danger.

1.19 [--] The Wild Wild West:
THE NIGHT OF THE FLAMING GHOST (bw)
prod. no. 19 / 4-Feb-1966 CBS Fri
Produced by John Mantley
Written by Robert Hammer & Preston Wood
Directed by Lou Katzmann
Guest Cast:
John Doucette...... John Obediah Brown
Lynn Loring...... Carma Vasquez
Karen Sharpe...... Barbara Bosley
Robert Ellenstein- Luis Vasquez
Harry Bartell...... Will Glover
Synopsis:
"John Brown's body lies a moulderin' in the grave- but his soul goes marching on" goes the famous song, but more than
Mr. Brown's spirit seems to be ambulatory in mountains of the Southwest Territory. Investigating the disappearance of
a large quantity of carosene and sulfur from federal government stores, Jim and Artie experience the fire demon in the
mountains first hand and follow the trail to Harper's Ferry- 1870's version. But this John Brown has a bit different goal
in mind, complete with a brand new instrument of doom for our heroes to vanquish....

1.20 [--] The Wild Wild West:
THE NIGHT OF THE WHIRRING DEATH (bw)
prod. no. 20/ 18-Feb-1966 CBS Fri
Produced by John Mantley
Written by Jackson Gillis
Directed by Mark Rydell
Guest Cast:
Michael Dunn......Doctor Loveless (recurring)
Norman Fell...... Jeremiah Ratch
Barbara Nichols- Bessie
Pamela Austin- Pricilla Ames
Jesse White...... Governor Lewis
Richard Kiel......Voltaire
Phoebe Dorin......Antoinette
Val Avcry...... John Crane
Synopsis:
The State of California is broke, and the Governor resorts to accepting funds from shady characters in exchange for a
credible position within society. The price for this 'credibility' is large, 5 million dollars, and West and Gordon are
sent as couriers for the funds. But one by one California's benefactors are being killed by booby-trapped toys and their
money confiscated. Our heroes scramble to determine the source of these deadly toys, and once again find themselves up
against the resilient and resourceful Doctor Miguelito Quixote Loveless.

1.21 [--] The Wild Wild West:
THE NIGHT OF THE PUPPETEER (bw)
prod. no. 21/ 25-Feb-1966 CBS Fri
Produced by John Mantley
Written by Henry Sharp
Directed by Irving Moore
Guest Cast:
Lloyd Bochner ...... Zachariah Skull
John Hoyt ...... Justice Vincent Chayne
Imelda de Martin ...... Vivid
Nelson Olmsted ...... Dr. Lake
Sara Taft ...... Mrs. Chayne
Len Rogel ...... Sign Man
The mad puppeteer Zachariah Skull re-creates a courtroom drama, using life-size puppets, to seek revenge on both Jim
and the Supreme Court Justices who sentenced him to death.

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Produced by Gene Coon (prod. nos. 22-27)
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1.22 [--] The Wild Wild West:
THE NIGHT OF THE BARS OF HELL (bw)
prod. no. 22 / 4-Mar-1966 CBS Fri
Produced by Gene Coon
Written by Bob Wright
Directed by Richard Donner
Guest Cast:
Arthur O'Connell ...... Warden Theophilus Ragan
Elisha Cook (Jr.) ...... Gideon McCoy
Indus Arthur ...... Jennifer McCoy
Milton Parsons ...... The Executioner
Paul Genge ...... Kross
Chet Stratton ...... Adams - Hotel Desk Clerk
Jeni Jackson ...... Kitten
Shawn Michaels ...... Convict Painter
Jim goes undercover as a prison inspector to investigate a local prison. When Jim is sentenced to die in the
electric chair, Arte poses as the executioner to save him.

1.23 [--] The Wild Wild West:
THE NIGHT OF THE TWO-LEGGED BUFFALO (bw)
prod. no. 23 / 11-Mar-1966 CBS Fri
Produced by Gene Coon
Written by John Kneubuhl
Directed by Edward Dein
Guest Cast:
Dana Wynter ...... Lady Beatrice Marquand-Gaynesford
Nick Adams ...... Prince
Robert Emhardt ...... Claude Duchamps
Paul Comi ...... Vittorio Pellagrini
Lindsay Workman ...... Manager
Clint Ritchie ...... First Bandit
Jim and Arte are assigned to protect a South Seas Coral Island Prince from assassins who threaten the signing of
a treaty with United States.

1.24 [--] The Wild Wild West:
THE NIGHT OF THE DRUID'S BLOOD (bw)
prod. no. 24 / 25-Mar-1966 CBS Fri
Produced by Gene Coon
Written by Henry Sharp
Directed by Ralph Senensky
Guest Cast:
Don Rickles ...... Asmodeus
Ann Elder ...... Astarte
Rhys Williams ...... Dr. Tristam
Simon Scott ...... Colonel Fairchild
Bartlett Robinson ...... Senator Waterford
Don Beddoe ...... Professor Robey
Sam Wade ...... Robert Perry
Susan Browning ...... Nurse
Jim and Arte investigate a rash of murders involving distinguished scientists. They discover that Dr. Tristam,
and an evil magician named Asmodeus, are killing them for their brains.

1.25 [--] The Wild Wild West:
THE NIGHT OF THE FREEBOOTERS (bw)
prod. no. 25/ 1-Apr-1966 CBS Fri
Produced by Gene Coon
Written by Gene Coon
Directed by Edward Dein
Guest Cast:
Keenan Wynn ...... Thorwald Wolfe
Andre Philippe ...... Enrique Leon
William Campbell ...... Sgt. Bender
Maggie Thrett ...... Rita Leon
James Gammon ...... Egan
Robert Matek ...... Oldfield
John Sterling ...... Worker
James Connell ...... Richard Henry
Jim poses as a hired gunman, and Arte as a corrupt colonel, to infiltrate a renegade army led by Thorwald Wolf,
who plans to conquer Mexico's Baja California.

1.26 [--] The Wild Wild West:
THE NIGHT OF THE BURNING DIAMOND (bw)
prod. no. 26 / 8-Apr-1966 CBS Fri
Produced by Gene Coon
Written by Ken Kolb
Directed by Irving Moore
Guest Cast:
Robert Drivas ...... Morgan Midas
Christiane Schmidtmer ...... Lucretia Ivronin
Dan Tobin ...... Thaddeus Baines
Vito Carbonara ...... Serbian Minister
Calvin Brown ...... Clive
Whitey Hughes ...... Rudd
Jim and Arte investigate the disappearance of the Kara diamond. They discover a sinister plot by Morgan Midas to use
the stone to create an invisibility potion.

1.27 [--] The Wild Wild West:
THE NIGHT OF THE MURDEROUS SPRING (bw)
prod. no. 27 / 15-Apr-1966 CBS Fri
Executive Producer Gene Coon / Produced by Michael Garrison
Written by John Kneubuhl
Directed by Ricahrd Donner
Guest Cast:
Michael Dunn ...... Dr. Miguelito Loveless
Jenie Jackson ...... Kitten Twitty
Phoebe Dorin ...... Antoinette
Bill McLean ...... Hotel Clerk
Leonard Falk ...... Deaf-Mute Attendant
William Fawcett ...... Man
Jim succumbs to a hallucinogenic power created by Dr. Loveless, who intends to create mass hysteria by polluting the
country's water supply so he can rule the world.

1.28 [--] The Wild Wild West:
THE NIGHT OF THE SUDDEN PLAGUE (last of the black & white episodes)
prod. no. 28 / 22-Apr-1966 CBS Fri
Produced by Michael Garrison
Written by Ken Kolb
Directed by Irving Moore
Guest Cast:
Theo Marcuse ...... Dr. Vincent Kirby
Nobu McCarthy ...... Anna Kirby
H.M. Wynant ...... Coley Rodman
Elliott Reid ...... Governor Marcus Hawthorne
Eddie Durkin ...... Frank Doyle
Robert Phillips ...... Lafe
Harvey Levine ...... Hobson
As Jim West and Artemus Gordon ride into the mysteriously quiet town of Willow Springs, they notice that the citizens
are all paralyzed and the bank has been robbed. When they visit a nearby town to investigate this bizarre occurrence,
the agents discover a mad professor breeding bacteria for a serum that causes temporary paralysis.

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