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Season 01, Episode 01 The Fear of High Places

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Sep 20, 1968
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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.

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Season 01, Episode 02 The Witness

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Sep 27, 1968
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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.

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Season 01, Episode 03 The Taker

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Oct 4, 1968
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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.

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Season 01, Episode 04 Collector's Edition

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Oct 11, 1968
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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.

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Season 01, Episode 05 Nightmare

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Oct 18, 1968
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Nightmare Oct 18, 1968 Dan Farrell (RS) patiently prepares to exact his revenge upon the robbers that murdered his wife.

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Season 01, Episode 06 Incident in Berlin

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Oct 25, 1968
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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.

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Season 01, Episode 07 Shine On, Shine On, Jesse Gil

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Nov 1, 1968
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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.

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Season 01, Episode 08 Lola in Lipstick

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Nov 8, 1968
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Lola in Lipstick Nov 8, 1968 While in Rome, publisher Glenn Howard (GB) finds corruption, illicit romance and narcotics at every turn.

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Season 01, Episode 09 The Protector

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Nov 15, 1968
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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.

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Season 01, Episode 10 The Ordeal

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Nov 22, 1968
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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.

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Season 01, Episode 11 The White Birch

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Nov 29, 1968
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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.

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Season 01, Episode 12 High On A Rainbow

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Dec 6, 1968
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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.

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Season 01, Episode 13 The Black Answer

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Dec 13, 1968
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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.

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Season 01, Episode 14 Pineapple Rose

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Dec 20, 1968
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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.

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Season 01, Episode 15 The Revolutionary

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Dec 27, 1968
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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.

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Season 01, Episode 16 Swinger's Only

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Jan 10, 1969
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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.

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Season 01, Episode 17 The Inquiry

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Jan 17, 1968
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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.

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Season 01, Episode 18 The Incomparable Connie Walker

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Jan 24, 1968
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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.

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Season 01, Episode 19 Love-In At Ground Zero

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Jan 31, 1968
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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.

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Season 01, Episode 20 The Suntan Mob

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Feb 7, 1969
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The Suntan Mob Feb 7, 1969 Dan Farrell (RS) convinces a moll to help him prove that the mafia is controlling a tiny island.

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Season 01, Episode 21 Keep the Doctor Away

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Feb 14, 1969
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Keep the Doctor Away Feb 14, 1969 Jeff Dillon (TF) investigates a doctor who is really a bungling killer.

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Season 01, Episode 22 The Bobby Currier Story

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Feb 21, 1969
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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.

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Season 01, Episode 23 A Wrath of Angels

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Feb 28, 1969
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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.

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Season 01, Episode 24 The Third Choice

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Mar 7, 1969
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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.

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Season 01, Episode 25 Breakout To A Fast Buck

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Mar 14, 1969
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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.

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Season 01, Episode 26 An Agent For the Plaintiff

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Mar 21, 1969
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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.

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