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 Garrison's Gorillas (ABC)(1967-68)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox
references:
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Selmur Productions Inc.
for
ABC
Created by Mort Green
Executive Producer Selig J. Seligman



US Military Adventure Series 1967-68 26 episodes x 60 min Color

Starring:
Ron Harper as First Lt. Craig "Warden" Garrison
Cesare Danova as Actor
Co-Starring:
Brendon Boone as Chief
Christopher Cary as Goniff
  Rudy Solari as Casino



Music by Leonard Rosenman
Director of Photography Emmett Bergholz

Premise: Inspired by the 1967 film "The Dirty Dozen".

*Note: Cancelled after one season and replaced with "The Mod Squad"



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ABC Tuesdays 7:30pm (05Sep1967 to 12Mar1968)

[01] Garrison's Gorillas: THE BIG CON
05Sep1967 ABC Tue
Written by David Karp
Directed by Joseph Sargent
Guest Cast:
Telly Savalas ............ Wheeler
Gilbert Roland ........... Duchamps
Martine Colette .......... Marie Duchamps
Carl Esmond .............. German General
Mark Bailey ............... German Sergeant
Kurt Landen .............. German Major
Gerd Rein .................. German Soldier
Synopsis:
The Gorillas tackle a formidable assignment - to capture enemy printing plates
that have been printing bogus American money.

[02] Garrison's Gorillas: BREAKOUT
12Sep1967 ABC Tue
Written by Paul Playdon
Directed by Michael Caffey
Guest Cast:
John Van Dreelen ...... Colonel Mantfreeling
Jeremie Paul Andre .... Wilhelm Mantfreeling
Larry Thor .................. Norwegian Partisan
Donald Ein .................. Schuyler Erland
Paul Busch ................. German Officer
Synopsis:
The Gorillas infiltrate a German prison to rescue a Norwegian resistance leader.
Plans are upset when a real prison break puts the whole prison into lockdown.

[03] Garrison's Gorillas: THE GRAB
19Sep1967 ABC Tue
Written by James Menzies
Directed by Nicholas Colasanto
Guest Cast:
Jeff Corey ........... Inspector Gauzmann
Berry Kroeger ..... Professor Eric Busch
Michael Vandever ..... Hans Faber
Sandra Smith ............. Karen Faber
William Glover ............ British Sgt. Major
Synopsis:
The Gorillas are assigned to smuggle a defected scientist's baby out
of enemy territory with Casino disguising himself as a "mother".

[04] Garrison's Gorillas: BANKER'S HOURS
26Sep1967 ABC Tue
Written by Georg Fenady
Directed by Tony Barrett
Guest Cast:
Jack Klugman ..... Gus Manners
Booth Colman ..... Ernst Gerloch
Anna-Lisa ........... Helga Nosser
Wesley Lau ........ Karl Vogel
Robert Cornthwaite ..... Bank Manager
Synopsis:
The Gorillas spring Gus Manners, a famous bank robber out of Sing Sing so they
can break into a Munich bank and steal some information, but once a
bank robber always a bank robber.

[05] Garrison's Gorillas: 48 HOURS TO DOOMSDAY
03Oct1967 ABC Tue
Written by Jerry Thomas and Bill Yagemann
Directed by Gerald Mayer
Guest Cast:
Malachi Throne ........ Ludy Kemper
Frank Marth ............. General Von Yaeger
Emil Genest .............. Hans Van Eyck
Noel Drayton ............ Breathwaite
Lisa Pera .................. Gretel
Celia Lovsky ............. Dutch Lady
Horst Ebersberg ........ Soldier
Synopsis:
The Gorillas have 48 hours to invade a museum and steal a picture
behind which is hidden important information on German military movements.

[06] Garrison's Gorillas: THE GREAT THEFT
10Oct1967 ABC Tue
Written by Norman Hudis
Directed by Michael Caffey
Guest Cast:
Robin Hughes ........... Jonathan Brown
Maurice Marsac ........ Marcel
John Abbott .............. The Abbot
Jim Boles .................. The Mortician
Paul Busch ............... German Captain
Gun Sundberg .......... German Fraulein
Synopsis:
The Gorillas smuggle German jet plane motor parts through German occupied France.
The men hide the heavy equipment in a coffin and wine casks during their journey.

[07] Garrison's Gorillas: THE DEADLY MASQUERADE
17Oct1967 ABC Tue
Written by Alan Caillou
Directed by Nicholas Colasanto
Guest Cast:
Will Geer .................. Laski
Michael Conrad ....... Samson
Jan Davis ................ Consuela
Michael Pataki .......... Robbie
Lee Kolima ................ Richter
Nick Alexander .......... Tommy
Synopsis:
Following orders, Goniff assumes the identity of a British traitor
who died after peddling War secrets to the enemy.

[08] Garrison's Gorillas: NOW I LAY ME DOWN TO DIE
24Oct1967 ABC Tue
Written by Edward J. Lasko
Directed by Georg Fenady
Guest Cast:
Glenn Corbett ............ Charlie
Peter Brocco ............. Kronman
Curt Lowens .............. Krueger
John Siegfried ........... Krueger's Aide
Karl Bruck .................. German General
Sylvia Sadler .............. German Nurse
Karl Sadler ................. German Soldier
Mark Bailey ................ German Officer
Gerd Rein ................... German Guard
Synopsis:
The Gorillas must rescue an American agent captured by the Germans,
who breaks down under the pressure of their interrogation.

[09] Garrison's Gorillas: OPERATION HELLFIRE
31Oct1967 ABC Tue
Written by Jerry Thomas and Bill Yagemann
Directed by Michael Caffey
Guest Cast:
Barry Sullivan ........... Captain Tom Flagg
Karl Bruck ................. Professor Steiffel
Jacqueln Hyde .......... British Nurse
Kurt Landen .............. German Fire Captain
Walt Davis ................. German Soldier
Michael Masters ....... Tough Guy
Synopsis:
The Gorillas are assigned to a dangerous arson mission planned
and executed by a Chicago Police officer.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VzO6z2smoYg

[10] Garrison's Gorillas: THIEVES' HOLIDAY
07Nov1967 ABC Tue
Written by James Menzies
Directed by John Peyser
Guest Cast:
Frank Gorshin .............. Destin
Jacques Aubuchon ...... Ettienne
Olga Kaya .................... Jeanette
Britt Nilsson ................. German Girl
Synopsis:
The Gorillas are working with Dustin, an American officer, on a scheme
to swipe Nazi war plans. To intesify the problem, Agent Dustin turns
out to be a traitor, but the men must bear with him, if they want to complete
the mission.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ronCUedFnqw

[11] Garrison's Gorillas: 20 GALLONS TO KILL
14Nov1967 ABC Tue
Written by Barry Trivers
Directed by Nicholas Colasanto
Guest Cast:
John Saxon ................ Janus
Eduardo Ciannelli ....... Kodash
Elizabeth Knowles ........ Marianne
Fabian Dean ................. German Cook
Edward Schaaf .............. German Admiral
David Gross ................... German General
Mark Bailey .................... German Officer
Arch Whiting ................... Pilot
Synopsis:
The Gorillas are shot down by enemy aircraft and parachute into
hostile territory. Casino employs his bootlegging talents to build a
still in an attempt to make gasoline for a gateway car, while his
partners raid the countryside.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OnDoprVuJ_w

[12] Garrison's Gorillas: FRIENDLY ENEMIES
21Nov1967 ABC Tue
Written by Edward J. Lasko
Directed by Michael Caffey
Guest Cast:
Harold Gould ......... Colonel Enzio
Curt Lowens .......... Major Sturm
Pat Renella ........... Lieutenant Donato
John Lodge .......... Captain Thompkins
Hagen Smith .......... Private Meeks
Eddie Ness ............ American Sergeant
Paul Busch ............ German Sergeant
Benito Prezia ......... Italian Guard
Walt Davis .............. German Soldier
Synopsis:
The Gorillas have 24 hours to rescue American crew of scientists and
technicians being held prisoner in an Italian town marked for a massive Allied Airstrike.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tvx9_KT-IKA

[13] Garrison's Gorillas: BLACK MARKET
28Nov1967 ABC Tue
Written by Tony Barrett
Directed by Georg Fenady
Guest Cast:
Gavin McLeod ........ Guido
Roger Perry ............ Jason
Fabrizio Mioni ......... Nick Zappa
John Carter ............. The Man
Jamie Farr .............. Pablo
Mike Farrell ............ The Captain
Rita Rogers ............. Gina
Hagen Smith ........... G.I. at Truck
Aladdin ................... Bartender
Synopsis:
The Gorillas infiltrate a black market ring supplying stolen American
Army supplies to the Germans.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mMcw1jvOUqs

[14] Garrison's Gorillas: THE GREAT CRIME WAVE
05Dec1967 ABC Tue
Written by Norman Hudis
Directed by Nicholas Colasanto
Guest Cast:
Ray Waltson ............ Oscar Mennen
Henry Beckman ....... Gunther Berger
Oscar Beregi ........... Police Chief
Robert Donner ........ Sergeant Winkler
Lorna Thayer .......... Sophia Drucker
Sonny Klein ............. Hermann
Gun Sundberg ......... Hilda
Synopsis:
Needing a diversion to get to a torpedo factory, the Gorillas start a
crime wave nearby. The Gorillas intercept a van of German convicts
lead by Oscar Mennen who turns them loose.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jZjx_5wuq5I

[--] Garrison's Gorillas
12Dec1967
ABC Tue
pre-empted by "Mr. Dickens of London" Special,
Sir Michael Redgrave stars as literary genius Charles Dickens,
Juliet Mills is the hostess, Barry Morse is the director.


[15] Garrison's Gorillas: THE MAGNIFICENT FORGER
19Dec1967 ABC Tue
Written by William R. Yates
Directed by Georg Fenady
Guest Cast:
Larry Storch ........... Clarence Dorn
Carl Schell ............. Major Plummer
William Campbell ..... Blackie Krauss
Bill Glover ........... British Sgt. Major
Hans Difflipp ....... General Falken
Horst Ebersberg ....... Schafer
Heber Jentzsch ...... German SS Lietuenant
Norman Houle ........... French Maitre D'
Louie Elias ........... Military Policeman
Don Knight ........... Prison Guard
Gerd Rein ........... German Officer
Synopsis:
Clarence Dorn, the nervous, sweaty, insignificant little man, must forge a
Nazi list of allied agents scheduled to be wiped out.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j5FWc70CeFA

[16] Garrison's Gorillas: THE EXPENDABLES
26Dec1967 ABC Tue
Written by Paul Playdon
Directed by Georg Fenady
Guest Cast:
Kevin McCarthy ........ Major Richards
George Perina .......... General Bruner
Charles Giorgi ........... Mureau
Gerd Rein ................ German Guard
Norbert Meisel ......... German Officer
Chris Anders ............ German Sergeant
Synopsis:
A German General has defected, the Gorillas must get him out and the area
is completely surrounded by Germans.

[17] Garrison's Gorillas: WAR GAMES
02Jan1968 ABC Tue
Written by William R. Yates
Directed by Michael Caffey
Guest Cast:
Skip Homeier ...... Sgt. William O'Connor
Jack Hogan .......... Pvt. Roland White
John Carter .......... Pvt. John Markum
Hank Brandt ......... Captain Ward
Richard Bakalyan ....... Cpl. Robert Wade
Steven Marlo ........ The Medic
Walt Davis ............ German Soldier
Synopsis:
The Gorillas mission is to blow up a strategic German gun and to complicate matters,
they're forced to include a group of stockade prisoners on their tricky assignment.

[18] Garrison's Gorillas: RUN FROM DEATH
09Jan1968 ABC Tue
Written by Shimon Wincelberg and Richard Shapiro
Directed by Nicholas Colasanto
Guest Cast:
Julie Harris ............. Sister Therese Donet
Marcel Hillaire ......... Achille
Pat Michenaud ........ Armand
Timothy Scott .......... Major Degenhart
Synopsis:
Sister Therese, a con artist in her own right, persuades the Gorillas to
shepherd four orphans and their huge dog out of France.

[19] Garrison's Gorillas: THE DEATH SENTENCE
16Jan1968 ABC Tue
Written by Paul Playdon
Directed by John Peyser
Guest Cast:
Joe Maross ......... Captain Forester
William Stevens ....... Captain Reed
Fred Beir ............. Private Williams
Stanley Adams ........ Helmut Dorfman
Casey Kasem ........ Provost Marshall
Raymond Mayo ...... Sergeant Holliday
Richard Peel ........... Max
Boyd Holister .......... Major Howard
Tom Palmer ........... Senior Officer
David Lampson ....... Jump Sergeant
Adele Claire .......... German Woman
Mark Bailey .......... German Officer
Synopsis:
A former company commander brings court martial charges against
Lt. Garrison for cowardice under fire.

[20] Garrison's Gorillas: THE BIG LIE
23Jan1968 ABC Tue
Written by Jerry Thomas and Bill Yagemann
Directed by Georg Fenady
Guest Cast:
Phillip Pine ............ Emilio Frazini
Robert Cornthwaite ....... Colonel Brenheim
Ivan Triesault ....... Dr. Moletti
Rudolph Anders ......... Field Marshal Hauser
Heinz Brinkmann ....... Captain Brunner
Alice Reinheart ........ Nurse
George Perina .......... SS Major
Angele De Meo .......... German Soldier
Synopsis:
The Gorillas fake an Allied offensive in order to reach a key prisoner.
Synopsis 2:
The Gorillas need a "con" to find out if a captured agent has talked and
Garrison comes up with the idea of simulating an invasion through
hi-jacked communications and sound equipment.

[21] Garrison's Gorillas: RIDE OF TERROR
30Jan1968 ABC Tue
Written by William Froug
Directed by Alan Crosland
Guest Cast:
Claude Akins ....... Colonel Pryor
Maurice Marsac ...... Major Dubray
Curt Lowens ............ Colonel Broiler
Athan Karras ........... Pierre Racicot
Patric Knowles ........... Colonel Winfare
Michael Allen ........... Lt. Tyler
Synopsis:
The Gorillas are asked to become prisoners in a German stockade in
order to free a valuable Intelligence Officer, a former penitentiary Warden
who once bullied the Chief. The Officer never changes his attitude
toward his rescuers, even at the end.

[--] Garrison's Gorillas
06Feb1968
ABC Tue
pre-empted by live coverage of the Winter Olympics from Grenoble, France.


[22] Garrison's Gorillas: WAR AND CRIME: Part 1
13Feb1968 ABC Tue
Teleplay by William Robert Yates / Story by Tony Barrett
Directed by Georg Fenady
Guest Cast:
Richard Kiley ............. Frank Keeler
William Bryant ......... Major Johns
Lisa Pera ........... Christina
Peter Haskell ........... Erik
Oscar Beregi Jr. .......... General Brunner
Steven Marlo ........... Jake
Sheila Larken .......... Christine
Jamie Farr ........ Tony Marcello
Barry Cahill ........ Submarine Captain
Alice Reinheart .......... Goniff's Mother
Joseph Mell ........... Uncle Joe
James Chandler ......... American General
Mark Bailey ........... New York Prison Guard
Synopsis:
Convict Frank Keeler, a deadringer for a Nazi field Marshall, is involved
in a plot to kill Hitler. The Gorillas return to the U.S. to find Keeler so he
can be substituted for the Nazi Officer.

[23] Garrison's Gorillas: THE PLOT TO KILL: Part 2
20Feb1968 ABC Tue
Teleplay by William Robert Yates / Story by John Draft
Directed by Georg Fenady
Guest Cast:
Richard Kiley ............. Frank Keeler
Faith Domergue .......... Carla
Byron Morrow ........ Charlie Wilson
William Bryant ......... Major Johns
Oscar Beregi Jr. .......... General Brunner
Hagen Smith ........... Mickey
Peter Brocco ......... Flophouse Manager
Synopsis:
New York mobsters are about to rub out Frank Keeler, wanted by the
Gorillas to impersonate a Nazi General.

[24] Garrison's Gorillas: THE FRAME-UP
27Feb1968 ABC Tue
Written by Henry Slesar
Directed by John Peyser
Guest Cast:
Gena Rowlands ......... The Duchess
H.M. Wynant .............. Duclos
Jan Merlin .................. General Von Rauschnig
Will Kuluva ................. Bernardo
Karl Held .................... Major Reinhardt
Synopsis:
The Duchess, a captivating con-woman is sprung by Garrison for a
mission on the Riviera - swindling a Nazi General.

[25] Garrison's Gorillas: THE WAR DIAMONDS
05Mar1968 ABC Tue
Written by William Robert Yates
Directed by Michael Caffey
Guest Cast:
Eric Braeden ........... Frank Miller
Ted Knight .............. John Werner
Hank Brandt ............ Karl Deutsch
Michael Forest ......... Gustav
Maurice Marsac ....... Metzer
Sheldon Allman ........ Otto
Allen Joseph ............. Attendent
Monique Montaigne .... Bank Clerk
Synopsis:
Miller is in Switzerland on the same mission as the Gorillas, to negotiate
for a bag of diamonds being offered for sale by a thief. When word gets out
that the diamonds are in a safe deposit box, the German calls Berlin for
professional help including a bank robber and a safe cracker.

[26] Garrison's Gorillas: TIME BOMB [Final show of the series]
12Mar1968 ABC Tue
Written by Paul Playdon
Directed by Georg Fenady
Guest Cast:
Peter Haskell ........... Dieter
Ron Soble ................ Heinrich
Ivan Triesault ........... Dr. Bergholtz
Martin Kosleck ......... German General
Horst Ebersberg ....... Gestapo Agent
Paul Busch ............... German Major
Ernst Winters ............ German Sergeant
Kurt Landen .............. German Officer
Aladdin ................ Store Owner
Synopsis:
The Gorillas are ordered to swipe a Nazi superbomb, that's kept in
a safe protected by guards and a time bomb.

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