Synopses and Credit Listings
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.
This season guide also includes Cannon crossover episode No. 98 "The Deadly
Conspiracy". Part I was shown on the series Cannon, Part II (conclusion) was shown
as Barnaby Jones episode.
Season Four (1975/76)
Slightly different title and end credits.
----. The Deadly Conspiracy, Part I (09/17/75)
(shown as CANNON episode No. 98)
Cannon tries to prove the innocence of a man accused of killing Doris Grady, while Barnaby is
hired by a colleague of hers. Their investigations lead to Bud McKenna at International
Resources Inc., whose brother Gordon stops at nothing to get Montana Uranium.
w. Stephen Kandel, d. Michael Caffey, theme by John Parker
William Conrad (Frank Cannon), Buddy Ebsen (Barnaby Jones), Lee
Meriwether (Betty Jones), Sharon Acker (Laura Vaner), Diana Douglas
(Alice Parks), Charles Durning (Don Corcoran), Murray Hamilton (Bud
McKenna), Hayden Rorke (Senator Daniel Knox), Barry Sullivan (Gordon
McKenna), Michael Bell (Thomas Lochner), Timothy Brown (Dr. Cleon
Adams), William Bryant (Roy Gaddis), Oliver Clark (Walter Miller),
Lynette Mettey (Doris Grady), Ron Rifkin (Paul Goldberg), William
Traylor (Dave Tolchuk), George D. Wallace (Matthew Vaner), John
Zaremba (Arthur Allen Royce).
With: Renata Vanni (Mrs. Garibaldi, Westland Liquors), Jenifer Bishop (Andrea
Wayne), Carl Byrd (Jordan, Guard), George Ball (Brace), Peter
DeAnda (Charity Jackson), James Lough (Skeet Shooter).
4062. The Deadly Conspiracy, Part II (09/19/75)
Cannon and Jones try in vain to convince Lt. Biddle that Bud McKenna's death was murder.
Betty occupies Gordon's secretary Alice Parks, while Cannon searches her apartment. The
detectives uncover an international conspiracy and escape two attempts on their lives.
w. Stephen Kandel, d. Michael Caffey
William Conrad (Frank Cannon), Sharon Acker (Laura Vaner), Diana
Douglas (Alice Parks) Charles Durning (Don Corcoran), Hayden Rorke
(Senator Daniel Knox), Barry Sullivan (Gordon McKenna), Michael Bell
(Thomas Lochner), William Bryant (Roy Gaddis), John Carter (Lt. John
Biddle), Paul Picerni (Anthony Calvelli).
With: Robert Boon (Ivar Nilsson), Robert Brubaker (Dr. Samuel Holbertson),
Francis DeSales (Minister), Irene Gilbert (Nurse Griffin), Bill Meigs
(General Todd Stanford), David "Buddy" Pansari (Taggert), Teru Shimada
(Hideki Ito), George Skaff (Sheik Habib Khoury), Don Ross
4063. Theater of Fear (09/26/75) ; PN 7055
Shirley Evans, a former theater star, had to stop her career due to blows of fate, a fatal car
accident and alcoholism. Now she plans a comeback, but is harrassed by telephone calls and
pursued by a prowler. Is it Lloyd Kilgore, who is found dead in Shirley's pool?
w. Robert W. Lenski, d. Walter Grauman
Anne Francis (Shirley Evans), William Smithers (Bertram Parish), Daniel J.
Travanti (Lloyd Kilgore), Royce Wallace (Agnes, Shirley's Maid), John S.
Ragin (Eddie R. Davis), John Carter (Lt. John Biddle), Mary Ann Chinn
(Jill Mallory), Dawn Lyn (Kathy, Shirley's Daughter).
With: Dorothy Schott (Carla Parish, Bert's Wife), Stephen Coit (Neighbor with
4064. The Orchid Killer (10/03/75) ; PN 7054
Wealthy Tim Landis spent two years at a hospital for the criminally insane but cannot
remember the murder he was accused of. After another person is killed he hires Barnaby to
find out his guilt or innocence. The murderer always leaves an orchid with the victim.
w. Michael Fisher, d. Walter Grauman
Sondra Locke (Alicia), Kristoffer Tabori (Tim Landis), Katherine
Helmond (Edna Morrison), Biff McGuire (Henry Morrison), Kathleen
Cody (Sherry), James Carroll Jordan (Jack Meyer), John Carter
(Lt. Biddle), Regis J. Cordic (Dr. Reston), Aubri Martin (Nancy), Mark
Roberts (Donald Harrelson).
4065. The Price of Terror (10/10/75) ; PN 7057
Arlene James hires Barnaby to investigate the 'accidental' death of her fiancÚ Larry in a
lumberyard. Barnaby traces Tally Morgan, a karate expert who killed three people trying to
uncover a black market business with heavy equipment salvaged in Vietnam.
w. William Keys, d. Walter Grauman, m. Laurence Rosenthal
Marc Singer (Tally Morgan), Robert Webber (Maxwell Strager), Jane
Actman (Diane Strager), John Ritter (Joe Rockwell), John Carter (Lt. John
Biddle), Patsy Rahn (Arlene James), Ken Lynch (Todd Chrisman), Stuart
Nisbet (Earl Mooney).
4066.? Honeymoon with Death (10/17/75?) ; PN 7058
On a fishing trip Barnaby is hired by Dwight Kincaid, whose bride Vickie disappeared just after
being married. Barnaby discovers that she is held captive in the house of wealthy Stu Fannon.
She once was his secretary and Stu thinks she hides a financial ledger.
w. Larry Alexander, d. Michael Caffey, m. Duane Tatro
Tim O'Connor (Stu Fannon), Leslie Charleson (Victoria Norris), Frank
Marth (Elliott Rail), Robert Hogan (Dwight Kincaid), Arthur Roberts
(Edward Cross), Arch Johnson (Sheriff Eustace), Hal Lynch (George Brokow,
With: Michael Masters (Toby Wheeler), Marcia Mae Jones (Flora Ogden),
Ruth Manning (Mae Williams), Owen Bush (Ezra Hayden), Rik Pierce
4067.? The Alpha-Bravo War (10/24/75) ; PN 7053
Two teams Alpha and Bravo compete in the development of missile designs. When a man of
the Bravo team is killed by a misdirected missile, Barnaby is hired to find out whether it was an
accident or sabotage. Or is it a jealous husband who kills Alpha marksman?
Teleplay: Calvin Clements, story: Barry Oringer, d. Michael Caffey, m.
Michael Tolan (Reed Calder), Rosemary Forsyth (Ruth Hanley), Jack
Ging (Wayne Houser, Alpha Observer), Augusta Summerland [= Linda Harrison]
(Dori Calder), Alex Henteloff (Bill Wayland, Bravo Marksman), Edward
Winter (Tom Green, Alpha Marksman), Russell Thorson (Franklin).
Location Site Courtesy of Rocketdyne Divisions, Rockwell International.
4068.? Flight to Danger (10/31/75?) ; PN 7060
When stewardess Rachel discovers she has been unwittingly used by her boy friend Mark to
smuggle heroin from Hong Kong, she is killed by a drug overdose. Barnaby, hired to clear
Rachel's name, traces Mark Seagert and Ken Morley, who make an attempt on his life.
w. Joel Murcott, d. Michael Caffey
Bo Hopkins (Ken Morley), Shelley Fabares (Susan Burke), Carl Franklin (Mark Seagert), Tracy Reed (Rachel Rogers), Charles Lampkin (Mort Rogers), Eric Kilpatrick (Bobby Rogers).
With: Jane Wald (Nurse), Kathleen O'Malley (Maintenance Lady).
4069.? Double Vengeance (11/07/75?) ; PN 7052
Brina Douglas kills her older husband in a buggy accident at Dryers Canyon as revenge for her
father's death, whom he ruined. Barnaby investigates for the insurance company. Brina also
wants to get rid of Ray Greenwald. Gil, a third associate, fakes Ray's murder.
w. Robert Sherman, d. Michael Caffey, m. Nelson Riddle
Lloyd Bochner (Ray Greenwald), Lynda Day George (Brina Douglas), Ed
Power (Gil Vandenburgh), Paul Fix (Jack Tattnal), Dean Santoro (Mister
Farlow), Eugene Peterson (Sterling Douglas), Eric Server (Coleman), Tony
Colti (Fred McAllen), Raymond Kark (Swenson), Susan Quick
(Harriet, Greenwald's Secretary).
4070. Fatal Witness (11/14/75) ; PN 7061
Impaired by a skiing accident young Kathy watches Dr. Melford quarreling with neighbour
Mrs. Rickers, then killing her. Barnaby is hired by Melford's lawyer. Kathy's credibility is
doubted as after her accident she has been suffering from hallucinations.
w. Calvin Clements, d. Walter Grauman
Marcia Rodd (Nurse Marion Hollister), Larry Hagman (Dr. Frank Rickers), Bill Ballance (Bill Edwards), Leslie Ackerman (Kathy Barnes), Tommy Lee Jones (Dr. Jim Melford), Denny Miller (Simms), John Carter (Lt. Biddle), Jason Wingreen (Sewell), Dean Harens (Ralph Perers, Melford's Lawyer).
With: Betty McGuire (Iris Barnes, Kathy's Mother), Dani Nolan (Ricker's
Secretary), Tom Pittman (Detective).
4071. Beware the Dog (11/21/75) ; PN 7060
Joe Beecher is killed by the white Alsatian of his stepson Colin. Barnaby investigates for
California Meridian Insurance as Beecher had a life insurance with double indemnity. Did Joe's
wife Laura train the dog, as he had an affair with his ex-secretary Claudia?
w. Michael Fisher, d. Walter Grauman, m. Mauro Bruno
Claudette Nevins (Claudia Elwood), Ina Balin (Laura Beecher), Roger
Perry (Dan Carson), Michael LeClair (Colin), Paul Carr (George Roswell),
Ellen Geer (Mary Wiley), Johnny Doran (Jimmy Wiley), Robert Patten
(Joe Beecher), John Carter (Lt. Biddle), Charles Cyphers (Bill Garwood).
With: Charlie Briggs (Oscar Fry), Peter Ford (Policeman), Ed Crick
(Deputy), Ann Foster (Penny).
4072. Blood Relations (11/28/75) ; PN 7051
Kelly Anderson, an adopted young heiress, hired Marvin Kates to search for her real mother.
When Kates is killed Barnaby takes over. He traces the mother Mary Willson. But there is also
her sister Anita, who tries to prevent Mary from meeting Kelly.
w. Dick Nelson, d. Walter Grauman, m. Willard Wood-Jones
Eileen Brennan (Anita Willson), Allen Case (Grant Brockman), Mitzi
Hoag (Mary Renee Willson), Trish Stewart (Kelly Anderson), John Carter
(Lt. Biddle), Len Wayland (Ed Flynn), Ross Elliott (Marvin Kates), Claudia
Bryar (Emily Kates), Arch Whiting (Deputy).
4073. A Taste for Murder (12/04/75) ; PN 7063
On her 21th birthday Allison Clark gets an emerald necklace, that is stolen. Barnaby
investigates for the insurance company. The accomplice of the thief is Kathy Cooper, Allison's
friend from the Riding Academy, who romances Alison's wealthy widowed father.
w. Robert W. Lenski, d. Walter Grauman
Lee Purcell (Kathy Cooper), Dabney Coleman (George Clark), Renne
Jarrett (Allison Clark), Don Knight (Bertram Fisher), John Carter (Lt. John
Biddle), Bryan Montgomery (Tommy Allen), Bonnie Ebsen (Maxie Lister),
Eddie Firestone (Andy Burns), Robert Doyle (Wayne Tucker), Robert
Gibbons (A.J. Ambrose), Joel Stedman (Ted Forester), Stephen Parr
(Young Man), Patrick Culliton. (Waiter).
4074. The Final Burial (12/11/75) ; PN 7064
Barnaby is hired by Evelyn to find bigamist husband Harold Murphy. Lisa, the second wife,
romances Todd Ballinger. Harold discovers them, is killed by Todd in a scuffle and they get rid
of the corpse. But the faked death is part of a scheme to blackmail Todd.
Teleplay: Robert Pirosh, story: Gerald Sanford, d. Michael Caffey
Jo Ann Harris (Lisa Murphy), Stephen Collins (Todd Ballinger), Jerry
Douglas (Harold Murphy), Peggy McCay (Rose Ballinger), James Gammon
(Andy Lucker), Anne Convy (Evelyn Burke).
With: William Benedict (Vincent Wage, Cabbie), Herbert Armstrong (Frank
Delbert), David Cryer (Security Guard).
4075. Portrait of Evil (12/18/75) ; PN 7062
Abby Reinhart and her lover, restorer Tony Barrow, plan to cheat her older, wealthy husband
Guthrie with an art forgery. When Gutherie overhears the plot, he dies from a heart attack.
Abby and Tony try to conceal the dead one until the paint of the fake is dried.
w. Robert Sherman, d. Michael Caffey
Alan Feinstein (Tony Barrow), Donna Mills (Abby Reinhart), Neva
Patterson (Liza, Maid), Shelly Novack (Ralph Forester), Kurt Kasznar
(George Ondray), Peter Hobbs (Walter Morgan), Laurence Haddon (Sheriff
Cully), Mavis Neal Palmer (Charlotte Barnard), Kent Taylor (Guthrie
4076. Dead Heat (01/01/76) ; PN 7065
Ray Dixon exchanges the hay fever medicine of swimmer Andy Cavanaugh, a competitor of his
son Norm, for amphetamins. Andy dies of an allergic shock and Barnaby is hired to clear his
name. Ray puts the blame on coach Sid and kills Gwen who gave him the drugs.
w. Larry Alexander, d. Walter Grauman
Pat Hingle (Ray Dixon), Andrew Parks (Norm Dixon), Jacqueline Scott
(Gwen Reynolds), Lou Frizzell (Sid Mayo), Susan Lanier (Sheryl Cavanaugh),
John Carter (Lt. Biddle), Barney Phillips (Harry Verby), Harry Moses
With: Paul Bryar (Ben Harlow), Vivian Brown (Claire Abrams), Jonathan
Banks (Vince Gentry), Nick Ferris (Alex Jacoby).
4077. The Lonely Victims (01/08/76) ; PN 7066
At a rendezvous with Ann marriage impostor Frank is recognized by his former victim Laura
and pushes her from a roof. Sheila, a victim trying to blackmail him, is also killed. Barnaby
finds out that the companies where Sheila and Laura worked were robbed.
w. Worley Thorne, d. Michael Caffey
Peter Haskell ("Jack Arno"/"Frank Miller"), Inga Swenson (Ann Hobson),
E.J. Peaker (Sheila Wild), Claire Brennen (Laura Enders), Rozelle Gayle
(Alf Wortman, Piano Player), Jenny O'Hara (Joanie Enders), John Carter
(Lt.Biddle), Paul Lukather (Lewis Gorman), Marcy Lafferty (Connie),
Conlan Carter (Ed Chandler).
With: Joe Mell (Mr. Inball), George Sawaya (Ted, Inside Guard), Don
Nagel (Pete, Console Guard), Berni Valentine (Waitress).
4078. Hostage (01/15/76) ; PN 7067
Betty is abducted by Cory Doyle. He demands Barnaby to prove the innocence of his brother
Joe, who was sentenced for having murdered his wife, a case Barnaby rejected before. Jones,
fearing for Betty's life, is given only 48 hours to find the real murderer.
w. Gerald Sanford, d. Mel Damski
Barry Brown (Cory Doyle), William Smith (George Harper), James
Luisi (Joe Doyle), Hilary Thompson (Shannon Nelson), Nora Marlowe
(Mother McCoy), Hank Brandt (Norm Stevens), John Carter (Lt. Biddle),
William Beckley (Bartender).
With: Rod Browning (Policeman), John Gilgreen (Harbor Master), Madelyn
Cain (Ellen Stevens)
4079. Silent Vendetta (01/29/76) ; PN 7068
When writing the revealing memoirs of ex-crime boss Al Felix his ghostwriter Gideon is killed.
Felix escapes and hides at the home of his friends Karl and Lottie to continue writing and
wondering who betrayed him. Barnaby locates Felix, so does mob head Redmon.
w. William Keys, d. Walter Grauman
John Marley (Albert Felix), Peter Mark Richman (Jim Redmon), Elizabeth
Allen (Lottie), Darrell Fetty (Mickey), Roy Jenson (Hastings, Killer),
Jamie Donnelly (Monica Gideon), Frank Maxwell (Karl Webb), Than
Wyenn (Stan Lewis), Sandy Kenyon (Walter Gideon), Janice Lynde
(Samantha Yates), John Carter (Lt. Biddle). Betty Anne Rees (Judy Mason),
Don Keefer (Dave Blevins).
With: Tony Monaco (Miller, 2nd Killer), Dan Barton (Don Proctor, Gideon's
4080. Shadow of Guilt (02/05/76) ; PN 7069
Lyle Harrison discovers the affair between his wife Ginny and Rod Cursey and gets furious. In
a quarrel he is thrown from his horse and Cursey lets the horse stamp on him. Cursey diverts
suspicion to Carlos Rojas, a supposed witness, who is feeling guilty himself.
w. Terrance A. Sweeney, S.J. , d. Chris Robinson
Christopher Stone (Father Sean Williams), A Martinez (Carlos Rojas),
Linden Chiles (Rod Cursey), Leigh Christian (Ginny Harrison), Erik
Estrada (Ruben), Priscilla Garcia (Maria Cabrera), Natividad
Vacio (Esteban), John Carter (Lt. Biddle), Phillip Pine (Lyle Harrison).
With: Carl Miranda (Ernie Cabrera), Rafael Lopez (Mario), Mike
Salcido (Armando), Tina Menardo (Woman).
4081. Deadly Reunion (02/12/76) ; PN 7070
When the owner of a restaurant, Rick Lorenzo, is found drowned by the sea, Barnaby is hired
to investigate. Betty hopes to prove the innocence of murder suspect Vince Bradford,
Lorenzo's successor, as Vince once was her boy friend before he married wealthy Nora.
w. Dick Nelson, d. Walter Grauman
Gary Collins (Vince Bradford), Diana Hyland (Nora Bradford), Stewart
Moss (Carl Fenton), Dick Van Patten (Merle Overton), Priscilla Pointer
(Sandra Lorenzo), Loni Anderson (Dee Dee Danvers), John Carter (Lt. Biddle),
Eugene Peterson (Rick Lorenzo).
With: Frank Barone (Arnold Lorenzo), Harvey Fisher (Bellhop).
4082. Dangerous Gambit (02/26/76) ; PN 7071
While Frank Dunlap distracts the bank manager, clerk Joyce Elkins hides $250 000 in a false
ledger and her colleague Angie locks it in a safe deposit box. Double crossed Jerry Kennedy
pursues Joyce, who runs into a car. The driver asks Barnaby to find the witness.
W. Robert Sherman, d. Ernest Pintoff
Gary Lockwood (Jerry Kennedy), Lynne Marta (Angie Ross), Jon
Cypher (Frank Dunlap), Ward Costello (Charles Markwell), Gerald
McRaney (Dave Boyette), Deborah White (Lily Clayton), Linda Kaye
Henning (Joyce Elkins), Jill Jaress (Madge Johnson), John Carter (Lt.
With: Sam Edwards (Smiley), Terry Lumley (Mary Boyette), J.R. Clark
(Anderson, Chief Collar), Drew Denbaum (Stan Nesbit, Photographer), Michael
4083. Wipeout (03/04/76) ; PN 7072
Handsome, irascible Taylor Chapell slays Donna and throws her into the sea. When Herbie
Webster discovers Taylor is a woman hater due to an unnatural love to his sister Anneliese, he
is also killed. Barnaby finds out that Taylor and Anneliese moved several times.
w. Michael Fisher, d. Kenneth C. Gilbert
Jeff Conaway (Taylor Chapell), Joanna Miles (Anneliese Chapell), Fred
Beir (Jason Purree), Ralph Williams (Herbie Webster), Richard Bull
(Sheriff Safian), Charles Bateman (Daviel Reese), Joy Claussen (Joanna
Woods), Richard Young (Craig Winters).
With: Cassie Yates (Donna Reese), Greta Ronningen (Meg), Meegan
4084. The Eyes of Terror (03/11/76) ; PN 7073
A friend of Barnaby's, Dori Crandall, asks him to help Arlie Burke, a seemingly mentally
retarded youth suspected of rape and murder. One victim shows traces of Arley's clay, but
Barnaby also finds pipe tobacco and animal hairs, that lead him to the real murderer.
w. Larry Alexander, d. Allen Reisner
Clu Gulager (Sheriff Mack Hollister), Sheila Larken (Dory Crandall), Terry
Kiser (Arlie Burke), Tony Geary (Deputy Blake Jeffries), Mills Watson
(Frank Carter, Security Guard), Elizabeth MacRae (Lucy Thornburgh), Janis
Hansen (Paula Morgan), Carole Demas (Marie Carter).
With: Jim Bohan (Ralph Beaumont), Ken Sidwell (Sid Larkin).
4085. The Stalking Horse (03/18/76) ; PN 7074
Stayley Kircher, a warehouse owner, hires Barnaby to find out who tried to kill him. Barnaby
poses as long lost brother Harry Kircher with Betty as his Girl Friday. They discover that
several employees of unwitting Stayley are involved in ammunition contraband.
w. Robert W. Lenski, d. Alf Kjellin
Nina Foch (Myra Westmore), Denver Pyle (Stayley Kircher), Marge
Redmond (Miss Trevine), John Milford (Hughie Calder), Mark Thomas
(Ralph Miller), Walker Edmiston (George Turek), Beeson Carroll (Oliver
Handy), Laura Hippe (Pepper Mintz), Kurt Grayson (Roamer).
With: Jill Martin (Sandy Handy), Sandra De Bruin (Floor Nurse), Jim
Gruzalski (Eddie), Joseph Chapman (Young Intern).
Executive Producer: Quinn Martin
Producer: Philip Saltzman
Supervising Producer: Russell Stoneham
Assistant to the Executive Producer: John Conwell
Executive Editorial Supervisor Richard Brockway
Associate Producer: Robert Sherman
Additional for 'Cannon' episode 98: Producer: Anthony Spinner. Executive Story
Consultant: Stephen Kandel. Executive Story Supervisor: Gene Thompson.
Directors of Photography: Jack Swain, A.S.C. (Cannon ep. 98), William W.
Theme by Jerry Goldsmith
Music Supervisor: John Elizalde
Production Managers: Fred Ahern (Cannon ep. 98), Henry Kline (4062-4076),
Paul Wurtzel (4077-4085).
Developed for Television by Edward Hume
Art Directors: Stanley Z. Litwack (Cannon ep. 98), Richard Y. Haman (4062-
4076), Alfeo Bocchicchio (4077-4085).
Film Editors: James Gross (Cannon ep. 98), Donald Hoskinson (4062, 4066-
4069, 4074, 4075, 4077, 4079, 4081, 4083, 4085), Harry Kaye, A.C.E. (4063-4065,
4070-4073, 4076, 4078, 4080, 4082, 4084).
Assistant Directors: Don Torpin (Cannon ep. 98), Charles R. Scott, Jr. , (4062,
4066-4069, 4074, 4075, 4077, 4079, 4081, 4083), Paul Wurtzel (4063-4065, 4070-
4073, 4076 ), Chuck Lowry (4078, 4080), Ray Marsh (4082), Linda
McMurray (4084), David Hawks (4085).
Unit Production Manager: Lou Place (Cannon ep. 98)
Post-Production Supervisor: Ken Wilhoit
Set Decorators: Robert G. Freer (Cannon ep. 98), Carl Biddiscombe (4062-
4078), Rick Gentz (4079-4083), Robert C. Bradfield (4084, 4085).
Cars Furnished by The Ford Motor Company
In Charge of Production Howard Alston
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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