s0e3: s3Xtra: Saddle Up with Glen A Larson
Sunday, November 12th, 1989
s0e4: The Return of Sam McCloud
Ex-Marshal McCloud now is senator of New Mexico, fighting for a new environment law. His enemy is Maitland, unscrupulous owner of Chemtel, the world's most important chemical manufacturer. Shortly after McCloud gives an inspiring speech, he barely escapes an bomb in his car and a shooting in a restaurant. When he learns that his niece, medical researcher for Chemtel, was killed, he begins to suspect that the attempts on his life were not made by Arabian terrorists, but by Maitland. He pays him a visit in Britain and starts to research on his own.
Tuesday, February 17th, 1970
s1e1: Portrait of a Dead Girl (or Who Killed Miss U.S.A.?)
McCloud escorts a witness from New Mexico to New York City, but loses him to kidnappers and finds himself in a murder case involving Puerto Rican nationalists, a lady novelist, a Wall Street lawyer, and a dead beauty pageant winner.
Wednesday, September 16th, 1970
s1e2: Man from Taos (1) (or Who Says You Can't Make Friends in New York City?)
McCloud goes to help a lady in distress, but gets caught in a shootout that sends him back to Taos on Chief Clifford's orders. At the last minute, the Chief is kidnapped to force McCloud to act as a courier to Paris.
Wednesday, September 23rd, 1970
s1e3: Manhattan Manhunt (1) (or Horse Stealing on Fifth Avenue)
McCloud is becoming famous thanks to press coverage. It doesn't endear him to the boys in blue, who have to deal with a string of drugstore holdups.
Wednesday, September 30th, 1970
s1e4: Murder Arena (1) (or The Concrete Corral)
McCloud is assigned to shepherd the cowboys at a visiting rodeo. They're old friends, and one of them is killed by a jealous rival over a woman, it appears.
Wednesday, October 7th, 1970
s1e5: Manhattan Manhunt (2) (or The Stage Is All the World)
McCloud, whose new-found celebrity (thanks to an article by Chris Coughlin in the Chronicle) vexes the Department, is assigned to protect a British theatrical maven who has received letters assailing his "filthy, obscene" productions and threatening his life.
Wednesday, October 14th, 1970
s1e6: Murder Arena (2) (or Walk in the Dark)
McCloud complains about his assignment to rodeo detail, so Chief Clifford sends him to Special Auxiliary Force VI under the command of Sgt. Dameron, where he works to catch a murderer in Central Park.
Wednesday, October 21st, 1970
s1e7: Man from Taos (2) (or Our Man in Paris)
In Paris, McCloud and a stewardess try to locate a mysterious arms smuggler with ties to an American mogul and a New York gubernatorial candidate.
Wednesday, September 22nd, 1971
s2e1: Encounter with Aries
The wife of an astrologer and widely-syndicated newspaper columnist is kidnapped in broad daylight.
Wednesday, November 3rd, 1971
s2e2: Top of the World, Ma!
A football player from Ohio who needs an operation goes to find the New York mobster who owes him money.
Wednesday, November 24th, 1971
s2e3: Somebody's Out to Get Jennie
An industrial engineer is thought to have been died in an air crash, and his secretary is driven into a mental hospital.
Wednesday, December 29th, 1971
s2e4: The Disposal Man
A nabob is menaced by a professional killer with an unknown employer.
Wednesday, January 12th, 1972
s2e5: A Little Plot at Tranquil Valley
Stolen penicillin is diluted and sent south of the border by the director of a famous cemetery.
Wednesday, February 2nd, 1972
s2e6: Fifth Man in a String Quartet
A musician is framed for the killing of his teacher, a violinist whose long-lost brother was in the mob.
Wednesday, February 23rd, 1972
s2e7: Give My Regrets to Broadway
A Broadway producer is implicated in the murder of a detective investigating his business practices.
Sunday, October 1st, 1972
s3e1: The New Mexican Connection
A TV commentator's critique of police shootings tarnishes the department's stakeout squad, and Chris Coughlin is threatened to force the release of a murder suspect extradited to Taos by McCloud.
Sunday, December 3rd, 1972
s3e2: The Barefoot Stewardess Caper
A bevy of international stewardesses have a second career as cat burglars.
Sunday, December 24th, 1972
s3e3: The Park Avenue Rustlers
As part of a pilot program, McCloud is assigned a female partner, and the two go undercover against a big-time auto theft ring.
Sunday, January 7th, 1973
s3e4: Showdown at the End of the World
An ambitious junior executive in the mob uses fashion models to transport heroin into New York.
Sunday, February 4th, 1973
s3e5: The Million Dollar Round Up
A dying Roman mobster wills his "Saracen Horse," a jewel-encrusted green jade treasure, to any of his criminal colleagues who can take possession of it.
Sunday, October 14th, 1973
s4e1: Butch Cassidy Rides Again
The NYPD demonstrates a bank robbery on live closed-circuit TV, and is bushwhacked by a gang of antiquated outlaws.
Sunday, December 2nd, 1973
s4e2: The Solid Gold Swingers
While answering a high-rise apartment burglary call, McCloud stumbles on a body, which then disappears. The case leads to a VIP madam under indictment, whose girls are apparently being murdered by a serial killer.
Sunday, January 20th, 1974
s4e3: A Cowboy in Paradise
Just before presenting a rackets case, Chief Clifford goes to Hawaii for a police conference. Taos sends McCloud, too, and the Marshal is obliged to dragoon a vacationing N.Y. policewoman when the Chief is set up on a murder charge.
Sunday, February 24th, 1974
s4e4: The Colorado Cattle Caper
Modern-day cattle rustlers ship lethally contaminated beef to New York.
Sunday, March 24th, 1974
s4e5: This Must Be the Alamo
During a heat wave, Chief Clifford is called away and leaves Sgt. Broadhurst in charge. A football gambling ring that scores with "inside dope on injuries" loses a little black book and begins eliminating witnesses in a search for it, leading to an assault on precinct headquarters.
Sunday, September 22nd, 1974
s5e1: The Barefoot Girls of Bleecker Street
McCloud helps a runaway and her baby, amidst a curious stolen property investigation.
Sunday, October 13th, 1974
s5e2: The Gang That Stole Manhattan
McCloud is assigned to a film shoot, and suspects the production is a front.
Sunday, November 3rd, 1974
s5e3: Shivaree on Delancy Street
A tailor wins big on the numbers, but gang wars interfere with the payout. Sgt. Broadhurst is badly wounded and numbers money is planted on him, causing him to be investigated by Internal Affairs. The tailor becomes a witness in the wars, but heads off to Miami Beach with his winnings and his shiksa fiancÃ©e, followed by two hit men and McCloud.
Sunday, November 17th, 1974
s5e4: The 42nd Street Cavalry
McCloud's lackluster assignments make him grouse, so Chief Clifford sends him to the Mounted Unit. A fence sets up a munitions theft at a National Guard Armory (USMC) for a revolutionary group, and the cavalry is on its way.
Sunday, November 24th, 1974
s5e5: The Concrete Jungle Caper
The international drug trade and a dealer named Harry Hague have McCloud undercover and in prison to root out the Rhigas family of distributors.
Sunday, January 12th, 1975
s5e6: The Man with the Golden Hat
After hanging his Stetson in a diner one night, McCloud is stymied by various attempts to relieve him of it. His clues lead to a ballet company on the verge of folding, and a philanthropic foundation with millions of dollars missing from its account books.
Sunday, January 26th, 1975
s5e7: Lady on the Run
A woman pursues the hit man who killed her sister, and in Mexico City is pursued herself.
Sunday, February 23rd, 1975
Loan sharks accidentally kill a welcher, and a hardnosed Homicide lieutenant has the wrong man.
Sunday, March 30th, 1975
s5e9: Return to the Alamo
On the graveyard shift one lengthy night, Chief Clifford and much of the staff are out with the flu, the American Brotherhood Movement is blowing up buildings, Chris Coughlin is writing a story with a feminist angle on the NYPD, a robbery suspect's brother (an addict) tries to break him out (and both are sons of an Albany bigwig) by kidnapping the Acting Watch Commander (Sgt. Broadhurst), McCloud pulls in New York's top drug dealers in a citywide search for a junkie whose addicted newborn infant needs urgent treatment, and Sgt. Phyllis Norton is the Acting Deputy Watch Commander in charge.
Sunday, September 21st, 1975
s6e1: Park Avenue Pirates
Racketeers take over a record company.
Sunday, October 19th, 1975
s6e2: Showdown at Times Square
The Chief (Clifford) is running a weekly bull session, that is, the detectives squawk and he gives them a talk. McCloud notices smoke signals coming from a nearby roof. The Chief (Stillwater) is seeking his grandson Johnny, who has followed a gang of thieves to New York. Johnny's father is in jail back home in Phoenix, framed by the gang.
Sunday, November 16th, 1975
Chris Coughlin's high-rise apartment building is torched by an arsonist for hire.
Sunday, November 23rd, 1975
s6e4: Three Guns for New York
Paroled bank robbers from New Mexico think McCloud took off with their $400,000 twelve years before. They kidnap Chris Coughlin, shoot two FBI agents with McCloud's .45 Colt Frontier Six Shooter, and force him back to Taos after the money.
Sunday, January 11th, 1976
s6e5: Our Man in the Harem
A patrolman's daughter is held captive in the Middle East.
Sunday, February 22nd, 1976
s6e6: The Day New York Turned Blue
During a New York City snowstorm, a union lawyer is placed in protective custody as a witness to graft, a working girl is slipping out-of-towners a mickey and painting them blue, a Federal Inspector is auditing the Department books, the mob plans an invasion of headquarters, and patrolmen have a strike meeting.
Sunday, March 21st, 1976
s6e7: Night of the Shark
The American mob plans an Australian expansion, with the help of a planted Chairman on Sydney's Police Board. McCloud, on airport duty at JFK, has a shootout with a hit man and goes to Sydney as a witness.
Sunday, October 24th, 1976
s7e1: Bonnie and McCloud
The head of a trucking company is killed before eyewitnesses, and McCloud's girlfriend is the culprit.
Sunday, December 26th, 1976
s7e2: 'Twas the Fight Before Christmas...
On Christmas Eve, an assassin stalks McCloud, a spurned mistress attempts suicide, a sidewalk Santa turns mugger, junkies raid a hospital pharmacy, Chris's newspaper organizes a party for orphans at Westside Hospital with Chief Clifford as Santa, and the junkies take hostages.
Sunday, January 16th, 1977
s7e3: The Great Taxicab Stampede
McCloud is framed for the murder of a drug-dealing hack, and exposes the ring.
Sunday, January 23rd, 1977
s7e4: The Moscow Connection
The State Department sends Chief Clifford and McCloud to Moscow with a touring country & western singer, undercover.
Sunday, March 6th, 1977
s7e5: London Bridges
A peer of the realm, who's a photographer as well as a cat burglar, comes to America and, in flagrante delicto at a Long Island costume party, witnesses a killing at the hands of Irish bombers, all of which sends McCloud to Blighty, where the target remains to be found.
Sunday, April 17th, 1977
s7e6: McCloud Meets Dracula
Murder victims are found to be drained of blood, and an elderly star of vampire films is suspected; Chief Clifford is on the hunt for a random sniper.