The Barnaby Jones Episode Guide

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The CBS series Barnaby Jones is a Quinn Martin Production

w. = writer, d. = director, m. = music (composer).

Barnaby Jones Episode Guide: Episode number [Episode numbering: first digit indicates the season number, the other three digits indicate the episode number (in order of airing, not production number): e.g. 1001 is season one, episode one; 6130 is season six, episode number 130)], episode title, original US airdates (month/day/year), PN: production number..

Season Three 1974/75

3038. A Gathering of Thieves (09/10/74) ; PN 7003

Whit Brewer sells lots at Shadow Lake Estates, but the construction works did not start yet. Claude Meecham discovers the fraud and is killed in a car accident. When Whit tries to get rid of his associates, the two rivalling women Madge and Irene ally.
w. Robert W. Lenski, d. Walter Grauman, m. Artie Kane
Tyne Daly (Madge Winston), Robert Foxworth (Whit Brewer), Laraine Stephens (Irene Hopkins), Richard Evans (Deputy Jeremy Carter), Regis J. Cordic (Claude Meecham), Lenore Kasdorf (Susan Meecham), Dennis Rucker (Equipment Operator), Charles Cyphers (Brad Kirtz).

3039. Dead Man's Run (09/17/74) ; PN 7001

Lloyd Kellner fakes a fatal car accident so he can disappear with the money he embezzled from a firm of stockholders. With his wife Bernice he wants to leave the country in a boat and $4 million in diamonds. But Bernice prefers to join a third associate, Stayman.
w. Calvin Clements, d. Walter Grauman, m. Richard Markowitz
Peter Mark Richman (Richard Stayman), Jessica Walter (Bernice Kellner), Lawrence Pressman (Lloyd C. Kellner), William Schallert (Mr. Freels, Mortuary), Richard Bull (Mr. Moore, Lawyer), Ross Elliott (Sheriff McKean), John Carter (Lt.Biddle), Les Lennon (Brooks, Freel's Assistant).

3040. The Challenge (09/24/74) ; PN 7007

Private eye Frank Cabot blackmails unfaithful husband Arnold Moore for whose wife he works. During a quarrel Moore falls from a roof top. Barnaby has to match wits with his criminal colleague, who already has another victim and is assisted by a pretty secretary.
w. Larry Brody, d. Walter Grauman, m. Michel Mention
Patrick O'Neal (Frank Cabot), Joan Van Ark (Sheila Barner), Charles Aidman (Mr. Stevenson), Priscilla Pointer (Nancy Moore), Cheryl Miller (Kathy Sayers), William Sargent (Vince Rader/ Detective Agency), Hank Brandt (Carl Hastings, Moore's Friend), Robert Patten (Arnold Moore).
With: Stuart Nisbet (McKay, Janitor), Tony Monaco (Pool Man).

3041. Conspiracy of Terror (10/01/74) ; PN 7005

Terminally ill John Riley took the blame for killing Sheffield's wife, as Sheffield promised to provide for Riley's wife. But Riley gave an interview to Terrence who is murdered thereafter. Working for Terrence's publisher Barnaby traces Sheffield and Long.
w. B.W. Sandefur, d. Lawrence Dobkin
Fritz Weaver (Laurence Sheffield), Harris Yulin (Porter Long), Mario Roccuzzo (Stacy Vernon), Anne Helm (Helen Riley), Marla Adams (Audrey Meyer), Don Dubbins (John Riley), Eugene Peterson (Jeffrey Terrence), John Carter (Lt. Biddle).
With: Tony Young (Trumbull, Killer), Jeanne Bates (Bertha Delbart/Reporter), John Harding (Frank Bosworth /Reporter), Arthur Adams (Dr. Allen, Medic at Prison Hospital), Deidre Daniels (Gloria Mason), William Meigs (Sid).

3042. Odd Man Loses (10/08/74) ; PN 7010

The car pool sharers Don, Mel and Steve assault Mel's boss on a trip to San Diego. But during the robbery the man is killed. Barnaby traces Mel who gets nervous and wants to leave to Mexiko with his wife Lorna. When Mel is accidentally killed she joins Don.
w. Joel Murcott, d. Walter Grauman
Christopher Stone (Don Brody), Jo Ann Harris (Lorna Pearson), Dick Van Patten (Melvin Pearson), Robert Hogan .(Stephen Triplett), John Carter (Lt. Biddle), June Dayton (Pam Hogan), Peter Hobbs (Elliott Plowman), Janice Lynde (Edna Triplett).
With: Aubri Martin (Cindy Lou Corbett), Cathleen Cordell (Salesperson), Burt Douglas (Olin Lockridge), Richard Derr (Wayne Hogan).

3043. Forfeit by Death (10/15/74) ; PN 7002

Young law student Jim Wayburn makes common cause with defendant Ross Kemper who stole jewels and forfeited a large bond from the company of Jim's employer Roxy Morgan, an old friend of Barnaby's. But when Kemper cheats, Jim kills him and tries to sell the jewels.
w. Robert Sherman, d. L.H. Martinson, m. Willard Wood-Jones
Mark Jenkins (Jim Wayburn), Sheree North (Roxie Morgan), Lynne Marta (Sally), John Van Dreelen (Victor Sonderheim), Anne Randall (Peggy Gibson), Steve Sandor (Sven Rolly), Jerry Douglas (Ross Kemper), John Carter (Lt. Biddle), Val Avery (Andy Burns).
With: Paul Bryar (Joe Carter), Amzie Strickland (Mrs. Loomis), Artie Spain (Biggs).

3044. Blueprint for a Caper (10/29/74) ; PN 7006

Insurance man Clete Larkin is pushed into an elevator shaft by his colleague Cam. Clete's wife, doubting an accident, hires Barnaby. He finds out that Gina, Clete's mistress, gave away a stolen jade bracelet and that Clete provided the plans for the security system.
w. Gerald Sanford, d. Corey Allen, m. Nelson Riddle
Gary Lockwood (Cam Wheeler), Meg Foster (Gina Nelson), Joby Baker (Joe Holland), Phillip Pine (Charles Eldridge), Anthony Carbone (Doug Starrett), Jay W. MacIntosh (Sarah Larkin), Jenifer Shaw (Patty), John Carter (Lt. Biddle), Bill Joyce (Clete Larkin), Oscar Beregi (Emil Van Dorian, Jeweller), Henry Beckman (Capt. Mike).
With: Ta Tanisha (Gloria), Lew Horn (Mr. Morgan), Grayce Spence (Mrs. Dolan), Mark Edward Hall (Jeff Larkin).

3045. Mystery Cycle (11/12/74) ; PN 7009

Jonathan Yeager, a motorbike manufacturer, is killed in a bike test. Barnaby investigates for California Meridian Insurance Company and searches for the mysterious motorcyclist with a black helmet who was seen pursuing Yeager and smokes small cigars.
w. Calvin Clements, d. William Wiard, 2nd Unit Director: Carl Barth
Mariette Hartley (Carolyn Lacey), James Luisi (Steve Rollins), Claudette Nevins (Francis Yeager), John Carter (Lt. Biddle), Gerald McRaney (Pete, Biker), Bill Baldwin (Attorney).
With: Ann Morrison (Beth, Yeagers' Maid), Larry Manetti (Joe Scully, Biker), Larry Watson (Jim, Biker), David Brandon (Police Detective).

3046. Dark Homecoming (11/19/74) ; PN 7008

After becoming a famous country singer Ruby Deams returns to her home town attracting her ex-husband Cliff again. When she slays a jealous Cathy in self-defense her manager Shine makes her believe Cathy is dead. Later Shine kills the presumed dead.
w. Ben Masselink, d. William Wiard
Andrew Prine (Shine Stanfield), Julie Sommars (Ruby Deams), Jim McMullan (Cliff Baxter), John McLiam (Dwight Hopkis, Cathy's Father), Linda Kelsey (Cathy Lou Hopkins), Jerry Ayers (Wayne Gibson), Read Morgan (Sheriff George).
With: Katie O'Pace (Billie), Iris Korn (Aunt May), John Gilgreen (Manager Silver Spur), Don Nagel (Red).

3047. A Time to Kill (11/26/74) ; PN 7004

After a party host Colby Lassiter advances the clock unnoticed and gives George Weatherly a narcotic. Then he disappears to steal a precious diamond from the house of his guest. But everything goes wrong: First he kills a guard, then a treacherous diamond cutter.
w. Larry Alexander, d. Leslie H. Martinson, m. John Elizalde
Laurence Luckinbill (Colby Lassiter), Ellen Weston (Claire Lassiter), Kaz Garas (Curt), Kent Smith (George Weatherly), John Carter (Lt. Biddle), Val Avery (Andy Burns), Than Wyenn (Marcel de Laude), Maurice Marsac (Armand La Valle).
With: Sam Edwards (Paul), Shirley O'Hara (Hanna, Maid), Dan Barton (Seymour Reynolds, Insurance Company), Linda Leighton (Grace), Richmond F. Johnson (Conductor), Charles Picerni (Security Man).

3048. Death on Deposit (12/03/74); PN 7012

When customer Sturmer wants to withdraw a large amount of money from his account, bank president Ellen Blazeford, who ravaged trust accounts for years, kills him by letting loose a bull. But Barnaby, hired by Sturmer's nephew, and two bank employees are on her trail.
w. Jack B. Sowards, d. Robert Douglas
Ed Flanders ("Doc" Fred Tucker), Lois Nettleton (Ellen Blazeford), Richard O'Brien (Sheriff), Renne Jarrett (Gail), John Findlater (Bert Munson), Paul Fix (Alfred Sturmer), James Carroll Jordan (Ralph Sturmer), Joan Tompkins (Mrs. Porter, Real Estate), Ollie O'Toole (Doctor Evans).

3049. Web of Deceit (12/10/74) ; PN 7011

While Larry Colter distracts Hillary, the maid of the Tatums, Adam Montgomery photographs secret memos that will expose Tatum's boss J.E. Brock. When Tatum surprises him, they kill him arranging a suicide. Barnaby is hired by the widow and Hillary is imperiled.
w. Robert Pirosh, d. Seymour Robbie
Don Porter (Adam Montgomery), Joel Fabiani (Larry Colter /Stephen Chadway), Jane Merrow (Hillary Padgett), Stephen Elliott (James Everett Brock), Peggy McCay (Mrs. Tatum), John Carter (Lt. Biddle), Frank Whiteman (Security Guard).
With: Laurence Haddon (Charles Tatum), Elissa Von Zobor (Mrs. Schneider), Jeff Davis (Executive Barney).

3050. The Last Contract (12/31/74) ; PN 7013

After marrying Vicki Clay Wakefield wants to quit his carreer as a professional killer, much to the dismay of his younger brother Lester. When Lester tries to shoot Barnaby, who is looking for the runaway Vicki, the girl gets the bullet and is seriously injured.
w. Robert Heverly, d. Seymour Robbie
Peter Strauss (Clay Wakefield), Geoffrey Deuel (Lester Wakefield), Darlene Carr (Vicki Singer), Norman Alden (Timmer), Doris Dowling (Margaret Singer), Bonnie Ebsen (Cheryl Moore), Priscilla Morrill (Mrs. Bryner), John Carter (Lt. Biddle), Buck Young (Don Thurmond, Golfer).

3051. Trap Play (01/07/75) ; PN 7017

Football player Mark Rainey borrows the key of the apartment of his colleague Feather to have a rendezvous with Marsha. When she feels harrassed, Mark kills her accidentally. Marsha's husband hires Barnaby. Feather advises Mark to give himself up to the police.
w. Barry Oringer, d. Leslie H. Martinson
Nick Nolte (Mark Rainey), Sheila Larken (Jenny Rainey), Marc Singer (Feather Tanner), Simon Scott (Jenny's Father), Bucklind Beery (Maynard Bates), Jordan Rhodes (Ken Harrison), John Carter (Lt. Biddle), Eddie Firestone (Jack Hennessy, Bartender), Leigh Christian (Marsha Harrison).
With: Charles Briscoe (Martin Solomon), Jon Matthew White (Coach Moreland), Craig Ludwin (Officer).

3052. Murder Once Removed (01/21/75) ; PN 7016

When her rich father-in-law R.B. Catlin repudiates her, Melissa kills him in a boating accident. His sister Meg hires Barnaby. When the family reunites at the opening of the will, Arthur, Melissa's brother-in-law, recognizes her as party girl Melinda.
w. Robert W. Lenski, d. Ralph Senensky
Phyllis Thaxter (Aunt Meg Catlin), Pamela Franklin (Melissa Morgan/ Melinda Pollock), Robert Pine (Bradley Fredericks/ Catlin), Ed Power (Arthur Catlin), Kristina Holland (Junie), Richard Eastham (R.B. Catlin).
With: Bill Quinn (Lyle Stranton), Richard Karlan (Harry Olmo), Tom Pittman (Deputy).

3053. Counterfall (02/04/75) ; PN 7018

Lured to the courthouse by a false subpoena, Greg Albin suddenly becomes prime suspect in the murder of a judge. He forces Barnaby to help him, but is injured by Biddle in an attempt to escape. Trying to uncover a conspiracy Barnaby is pursued by a hit man.
w. Joel Murcott, d. Alf Kjellin
Mitchell Ryan (Dennis Kelly), Jacqueline Scott (Mrs. Albin), James Callahan (Greg Albin alias Arnold), Robert Mandan (Rex Turner), John Carter (Lt. Biddle), Ron Rifkin (Snapper Wilcox), Patricia Estrin (Joan Whitley), Brett Parker (Otis Berne).
With: John Perak (Vince Riker), Naomi Caryl (Hilda Waters), Terry Wilson (Judge Lennox), Marc Alaimo (Dr. Whitehall), Patrick Culliton (Reporter # 1), John Garwood (Reporter # 2).

3054. Dangerous Summer (02/11/75) ; PN 7014

When Chris, Warren, Toby and Michelle rob $200,000 from the company of Chris' wealthy stepfather Thurston, Toby is shot. Barnaby is hired by Toby's father to find the missing son. Medical student Warren fails to save Toby, panics and is killed by Chris.
w. B.W.Sandefur, d. Corey Allen
John Rubinstein (Chris Garrison), Hilly Hicks (Warren Claxton), Katherine Cannon (Michelle Simon), Joan Hotchkis (Mrs. Thurston), Dennis Patrick (John R. Thurston), Paul Comi (Prof. Ronston), Frank Maxwell (Milt Williams, Architect), Vince Howard (Lt. Taylor).
With: Eileen Dietz Elber (Carol Deelon), Paul Sorensen (Deputy), Ben Wilson (Toby Williams), Harvey Fisher (Harv Cummings), Robert Florea (Jack Hansberry).

3055. Image of Evil (02/18/75) ; PN 7019

Director Darrin Addison kills ageing film star Chambers, who ruined the production with his drunkenness, to get the money from the life insurance to save the project. Barnaby investigates for the insurance company. Witness Mitchell requests the title role.
w. Larry Brody, d. Leo Penn
Audra Lindley (Iris Harmon, Reporter), Tom Skerritt (Darrin Addison), Dennis Cole (Carroll Mitchell), Sharon Spelman (Phyllis Shaeffer), Kurt Kreuger (Don Chambers), Stacy Keach, Sr. (Sheriff Whalen), Tony Monaco (Bob Tarcher).
With: Dean Santoro (Charley), Jerry Fogel (Deputy Price), Sherry Bain (Faye Winston).

3056. Fantasy of Fear (02/25/75) ; PN 7021

One year after the death of her daughter Sandy, Kay Lewiston is haunted by a mysterious call from a little girl. She also finds Sandy's pet panda bear and hires Barnaby to clear the mystery and to prove that she is not mad. But the hauting continues.
w. Robert W. Lenski, d. Leo Penn
Shirley Knight (Kay Lewiston), Jane Elliot (Ann Danvers), Quinn Redeker (Vincent Lewiston), Joshua Bryant (Dan Parker), Kenneth Tobey (Sheriff), Hal England (Salesman, Bicycles), Sander Jones (Steve), Curt Lowens (Dr. Myers).

3057. Doomed Alibi (03/11/75) ; PN 7020

Vince Barrett hires lookalike Rick to have an alibi when murdering Mason and throwing him into the sea. Rick, who does not know he has been used in a plot, falls for Vince's girl friend Shirley. When Vince wants to get rid of Rick one of them is shot, but who is it?
w. Martin Roth, d. Richard Bennett
Monte Markham (Vince Barrett/ Rick Hatfield), Katherine Justice (Shirley Jennings), Linden Chiles (Red Buttimer), Jamie Farr (Marty Paris), Walker Edmiston (George Anderson), Sam Chew (Chris Mason), Marcia Mae Jones (Irma Anderson), Dean Harens (Dan Foreman), Mark Roberts (Ted Mason), William Beckley (Bell Captain).

3058. The Deadlier Species (03/18/75) ; PN 7023

Betty poses as rich widow Miss Enright to get access to the "Center for Female Consciousness" in order to clear up the death of lawyer George Lockman. When she finds proof of embezzlement committed by comptroller Robert Travis she jeopardizes her life.
w. Lou Shaw, d. Leslie H. Martinson
Bradford Dillman (Robert Travis), Marj Dusay (Sylvia Blake), Patricia Smith (Helen), Mariclare Costello (Ruth), Walter Brooke (George Lockman), Claire Brennen (Madeline Howard), Linda Scruggs (Rita Lockman) Sandra de Bruin (Nikki).
Technical Advice by Polynesian Concept Incorp.

3059. Poisoned Pigeon (03/25/75) ; PN 7022

Della Madison is a decoy who talks customers into buying large amounts of copper. When Jim Archer discovers he has been cheated, Della's associate Darnell kills him. While Archer's wife hires Barnaby to find Jim, Della falls in love with her next victim Wade.
w. Skip Webster, d. Richard Bennett
Penny Fuller (Della Madison/ Olivia Kearney), Michael Callan (Tim Darnell), Wayne Tippit (Wade Swanson), Jonathan Lippe (Charly), Alex Henteloff (Bruno Arvez), Jack Riley (Norm Ricks), Phyllis Hill (Mary Archer), Ken Scott (Jim Archer).
With: Laura Lacey (Sue Cabot), Eldon Quick (Sid Farrell), Stephen Coit (Dave Howell, Graphology Expert), Randy Powell (Reservations Clerk), Pete Gonneau (French Waiter).

3060. Jeopardy for Two (04/01/75) ; PN 7024

Colonel Redford, a British intelligence agent, seeks Barnaby's help to trace double agent Raven who stole the famous Habsburg Porcelain Collection and sells the pieces at the Jennings Art Gallery. Raven /Jennings kills his associate Sinchek and nearly strangles Redford.
w. Carey Wilber, d. Michael Caffey
Eric Braeden ("Hans"/ Jennings/ Raven), Bernard Fox (Col. George Redford), John Anderson (John Albright), Karen Carlson (Mrs. Jennings), Harvey Jason (Bartender), John Carter (Lt. Biddle), Charles Macauley (Charles Siddon), Ben Wright (Gordon McLean), Erik Holland (Jan Sinchek), James McCallion (Groom).

3061. Bond of Fear (04/15/75) ; PN 7015

Shortly after a quarrel with his wife Florence Harold Armstrong is pushed over banisters and killed. Russ Madden hires Barnaby to prove Florence's innocence. Nora, Harold's mistress tries to blackmail her. Who is the mysterious person disguised as Florence?
w. Robert Sherman, d. Leslie H. Martinson
Sharon Acker (Florence Armstrong), Roger Perry (Russ Madden), Ben Piazza (Eugene Armstrong), Arlene Golonka (Nora Frazier), Devon Ericson (Lori Armstrong), William Bramley (Sheriff Lunceford), John Devlin (Harold Armstrong).
With: Betty McGuire (Edith Logan), Jon Cedar (Jorden), Peter Forster (Dr. Parker), Dick De Coit (Busboy).

Production Credits:

Executive Producer: Quinn Martin
Producer: Philip Saltzman
Supervising Producer: Russell Stoneham
Executive Production Manager: Howard Alston.
Assistant to the Executive Producer: John Conwell
Associate Producer: B.W. Sandefur
Directors of Photography: William W. Spencer A.S.C. (3038-3048, 3050-3052, 3054- 3060), Michael P. Joyce (3049, 3053), Don H. Birnkrant (3061).
Theme by Jerry Goldsmith
Production Managers: Henry Kline (3038-3050, 3052, 3054, 3061), Paul Wurtzel (3051, 3053, 3055-3060).
Developed for Television by Edward Hume
Art Directors: Richard Y. Haman (3030-3055, 3061), Joe Aubel, Jr. (3056- 3060).
Film Editors: Harry Kaye (3038-3042, 3049, 3050, 3052-3054), Douglas Robertson (3043, 3044, 3047), Pembroke Herring (3045, 3048, 3051, 3055, 3056, 3058, 3061), Marston Fay (3046), Kenneth R. Koch (3057, 3059, 3060).
Post-Production Supervisor: Ken Wilhoit
Assistant Directors: Charles R. Scott, Jr. (3038-3042, 3049, 3050, 3052-3054, 3057, 3059), Norm August (3043), Paul Wurtzel (3044-3048, 3061), Ronald L. Schwary (3051), Kevin Donnelly (3055), Hap Weyman (3056), Lorin B. Salob (3058), Lloyd Allen (3060).
Set Decorators: Hoyle Barrett (3038, 3043), Carl Biddiscombe (3039-3042, 3044-3047, 3049, 3051-3061), Herman N. Schoenbrun (3048, 3050).
Music Supervisor: John Elizalde
Cars Furnished by The Ford Motor Co.
In Charge of Production Arthur Fellows
A QM Production
Filmed at the Samuel Goldwyn Studio

Broadcast by CBS
Worldvision Enterprises Inc., a Taft Broadcasting Company

Credits were taken from the TV title and end credits of "Barnaby Jones". Many names were double-checked for correct spelling. Thanks to US Internet Movie Database.

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