The Name of the Game Season 1
S01 E01Sep 20, 1968
The Fear of High Places Sep 20, 1968 Jeff Dillon (TF) investigates the death of a beautiful model. The murder involves an industrialist who is about to assume an important government post.
S01 E02Sep 27, 1968
The Witness Sep 27, 1968 When a Mafia informant is assassinated, Dan Farrell (RS), senior editor of Crime Magazine looks for the only other witness to a major mob crime. She allegedly committed suicide eight years earlier, Farrell discovers that she is living in a village under an assumed name; unfortunately, he is being followed by the mob assassin.
S01 E03Oct 4, 1968
The Taker Oct 4, 1968 Glen Howard (GB), Crime Magazine publisher, refuses to support a powerful businessman who backs a crooked political candidate and finds himself in a battle of wits in the takeover of his publishing empire.
S01 E04Oct 11, 1968
Collector's Edition Oct 11, 1968 Jeff Dillon (TF), investigative reporter for Crime Magazine. Max, a phtographer, had once saved Dillon's life when the two were on assignment in Vietnam. Now Max is accused of murder, and he's counting on Dillon's help in clearing his name.
S01 E05Oct 18, 1968
Nightmare Oct 18, 1968 Dan Farrell (RS) patiently prepares to exact his revenge upon the robbers that murdered his wife.
S01 E06Oct 25, 1968
Incident in Berlin Oct 25, 1968 Howard (GB)goes to Berlin to arrange the release of one of his top editors who has been arrested in East Germany as a spy.
S01 E07Nov 1, 1968
Shine On, Shine On, Jesse Gil Nov 1, 1968 Howard (GB) assigns Dillon and Peggy to investigate the complexities of small-town politics after a murder occurs. A woman accuses a shrewd financial manipulator of being responsible for her brother's death.
S01 E08Nov 8, 1968
Lola in Lipstick Nov 8, 1968 While in Rome, publisher Glenn Howard (GB) finds corruption, illicit romance and narcotics at every turn.
S01 E09Nov 15, 1968
The Protector Nov 15, 1968 Howard (GB) goes up against a bigoted millionaire who sets out to solve the nation's racial problems with his own private army.
S01 E10Nov 22, 1968
The Ordeal Nov 22, 1968 A woman sits on death row hoping that Farrell (RS) can find enough evidence to prove that she did not murder her husband.
S01 E11Nov 29, 1968
The White Birch Nov 29, 1968 Howard (GB) travels to Prague, Czechoslovakia, where he and other rival journalists try to get custody of an ailing author's latest work.
S01 E12Dec 6, 1968
High On A Rainbow Dec 6, 1968 When drugs start appearing in the hands of school children, Farrell (RS)and Peggy pose as a truck driver and car-hop as they investigate a narcotics ring.
S01 E13Dec 13, 1968
The Black Answer Dec 13, 1968 Crime Magazine reporter Jeff Dillon(TF)is investigating the fire-bombing death of a black newspaper editor who advocated nonviolence. The chief suspect is Joe X Lee, a leading black militant. The motive may have been that Lee was about to be exposed as a fraud, who'd sold out his brothers to the cops.
S01 E14Dec 20, 1968
Pineapple Rose Dec 20, 1968 This time the focus is on researcher Peggy Maxwell, who is kidnapped while digging up information on a famous rock star. The series' regulars sit this one out, permitting correspondent Andy Hill (Cliff Potter) to investigate Peggy's disappearance. With the help of an FBI agent, Hill unearths a hotbed of mob-motivated intrigue.
S01 E15Dec 27, 1968
The Revolutionary Dec 27, 1968 Howard(GB) helps an exiled president of a South American nation regain control in the midst of a counter-revolution.
S01 E16Jan 10, 1969
Swinger's Only Jan 10, 1969 Farrell (RS) takes a hand in the investigation of a murder at a ""Swinging Singles"" apartment. The victim is the mistress of one of Farrell's editors. The wife of the victim who despite her despair over her husband's pecadilloes urges Farrell to find the guilty party.
S01 E17Jan 17, 1968
The Inquiry Jan 17, 1968 Howard (GB) is called before a Senate committee to answer charges that he stole a fortune in U.S. Army funds while serving with the OSS in Italy during World War II.
S01 E18Jan 24, 1968
The Incomparable Connie Walker Jan 24, 1968 Conway ""Connie"" Walker is the first black mayor of a large unnamed city. In addition to suffering the slings and arrows of racism, Walker is the target of accusations that he has been accepting kickbacks. Crime magazine reporter Jeff Dillon (TF) investigates when a city accountant is murdered.
S01 E19Jan 31, 1968
Love-In At Ground Zero Jan 31, 1968 Howard (GB) is kidnapped by a group of protestors who demand he witness their suicide and then write an expose of the army's testing of chemical warfare weapons.
S01 E20Feb 7, 1969
The Suntan Mob Feb 7, 1969 Dan Farrell (RS) convinces a moll to help him prove that the mafia is controlling a tiny island.
S01 E21Feb 14, 1969
Keep the Doctor Away Feb 14, 1969 Jeff Dillon (TF) investigates a doctor who is really a bungling killer.
S01 E22Feb 21, 1969
The Bobby Currier Story Feb 21, 1969 Currier (Brandon de Wilde) is a young, small-town perennial loser. He kidnaps the daughter of the local sheriff and goes on a murder spree. Dan Farrell (RS) tries to unearth the circumstances that turned the hapless Currier into a murderer.
S01 E23Feb 28, 1969
A Wrath of Angels Feb 28, 1969 Dan Farrell (RS) investigates as a man and a priest try to clean up the slums and end up having a showdown with a powerful Mafioso.
S01 E24Mar 7, 1969
The Third Choice Mar 7, 1969 Howard (GB) tries to save a Howard Publications editor kidnapped by a man who hopes to use the ransom to overthrow an African government.
S01 E25Mar 14, 1969
Breakout To A Fast Buck Mar 14, 1969 Dan Farrell (RS ) is called in to investigate a prison break. One of the escapees is an elderly former building contractor, who didn't want to join his fellow cons in their breakout. Farrell suspects that the contractor is being sprung in order to help break into one of the buildings that he designed.
S01 E26Mar 21, 1969
An Agent For the Plaintiff Mar 21, 1969 Howard (GB) is the victim of a conspiracy hatched by his own attorney, the lovely-but-lethal Bethany Cromwell, and plaintiff Harold Wyler.