Cannon Season 1
S01 E01Sep 14, 1971
Salinas Jackpot Sep 14, 1971 Tom Skerritt plays Dude Donaldson: dressed as rodeo clowns, he and an accomplice rob a rodeo (rather brutally, killing half-a-dozen people). Cannon is summoned to figure out what's going on, after authorites spend 6 weeks and come up with nothing. There's a home movie taken at the time of the robbery, in the vicinity of the buliding... Cannon and the others watch this film over and over, like the Zapruder film, and eventually it dawns on Cannon that the clowns may be involved. He tracks a clown suit to a Texan who died in Vietnam the previous winter... the man's widow (Sharon Acker) is less than forthcoming... though her young son (Vincent Van Patten) gives Cannon some leads... Skerritt took the suit from the widow's barn and used it in the robbery. Skerritt goes to Acker's house and threatens her and her son against saying anything to Cannon...Cannon senses what's going on, and after almost being snipered by Skerritt...finally subdues him with a bear hug.
S01 E02Sep 21, 1971
Death Chain Sep 21, 1971 If it isn't one thing, it's another: a bank manager's mistress is killed, and Cannon finds that's not the end of it.
S01 E03Sep 28, 1971
Call Unicorn Sep 28, 1971 Unexpected overhead in the trucking business as costly loads are hijacked, and private detectives murdered.
S01 E04Oct 5, 1971
Country Blues Oct 5, 1971 A wry tale with a twang and a twist: was the country singer's plane crash accidental or not?
S01 E05Oct 12, 1971
Scream of Silence Oct 12, 1971 The son of a gubernatorial candidate is kidnapped.
S01 E06Oct 19, 1971
Fool's Gold Oct 19, 1971 A deceptive premise: small town citizens harbor a thief on the promise of a cut.
S01 E07Oct 26, 1971
The Girl in the Electric Coffin Oct 26, 1971 The latest thing is a runaway on the lam.
S01 E08Nov 9, 1971
Dead Pigeon Nov 9, 1971 A perfect frame for a cop.
S01 E09Nov 16, 1971
A Lonely Place to Die Nov 16, 1971 A murder is witnessed, but the body disappears.
S01 E10Nov 23, 1971
No Pockets in a Shroud Nov 23, 1971 A newly-discovered heir comes home, and finds you can't get blood from a stone, and you can't take it with you.
S01 E11Nov 30, 1971
Stone Cold Dead Nov 30, 1971 A closed case gets reopened and leads to further consequences.
S01 E12Dec 7, 1971
Death Is a Double Cross Dec 7, 1971 A bridegroom's father-in-law suspects him.
S01 E13Dec 14, 1971
The Nowhere Man Dec 14, 1971 Should the weapons manufacturer be judged by its bookeeper?
S01 E14Dec 28, 1971
Flight Plan Dec 28, 1971 Cannon helps a supposed political refugee.
S01 E15Jan 4, 1972
Devil's Playground Jan 4, 1972 A policeman injured in a payroll robbery asks Cannon for help.
S01 E16Jan 11, 1972
Treasure of San Ignacio Jan 11, 1972 A bad day at the track leaves a race car driver with a taste for vengeance.
S01 E17Jan 18, 1972
Blood On the Vine Jan 18, 1972 Mike Tampa owns a vineyard in northern California... his land alone is worth $2 million, but he loves wine-making and is not considering selling. His father started the vineyards, handed them down to him, and he hopes that his son Johnny Tampa will be the third generation. Mike Tampa, however, has been the victim of three murder attemptsâ€”in the last one, his brakes were tampered with, and he barely survived when he took his car down a mountain road.At this point, his secretary calls on Cannonâ€”secretly, because the stubborn Mike has refused to do anything. Cannon is brought in to investigate. We learn that Johnny Tampa had only been re-united with Mike two years ago... after not having seen him for 20 years (Mike and his wife went through a bitter divorce 22 years prior and she took their son down to San Francisco).Cannon suspects that Johnny may be pulling a con and that he is not really Mike's son. The winery accountant says that they had Johnny checked out by a PI down in SF n
S01 E18Feb 1, 1972
To Kill a Guinea Pig Feb 1, 1972 Prison doctor and experimental pressures.
S01 E19Feb 8, 1972
The Island Caper Feb 8, 1972 An ex-con is blackmailed into crime.
S01 E20Feb 15, 1972
A Deadly Quiet Town Feb 15, 1972 Larry Bolinger, a charismatic young man, cons the youth of a quiet town into his cult.
S01 E21Feb 22, 1972
A Flight of Hawks Feb 22, 1972 A pilot's apparent suicide leads to plans for a military putsch by a predatory flock.
S01 E22Feb 29, 1972
The Torch Feb 29, 1972 Heat and light: a textile manufacturer is suspected of arson and murder in the death of his wife and the destruction of his factory.
S01 E23Mar 7, 1972
Cain's Mark Mar 7, 1972 Murder will out; an under-the-counter arms merchant is unmasked.
S01 E24Mar 14, 1972
Murder By Moonlight Mar 14, 1972 A young prisoner is forced to do the bidding of a gang boss.