Saturday, November 3rd, 1973
1: Such Dust as Dreams Are Made On
Harry Orwell is a LA cop who is retired due to a bullet in his back. Now a Private Detective, Harry O. is hired by the man who shot him to find the other man who was involved in the shooting. Scheerer is trying to kill Garrison and also keep his heroin business alive. Harry O. wants to bring both to justice. First Pilot movie.
Sunday, February 3rd, 1974
2: Smile Jenny, You're Dead
2nd pilot movie. A private detective begins investigating the death of his police lieutenant friend's son-in-law and becomes involved with the prime suspect, the lieutenant's daughter.
Thursday, September 12th, 1974
Harry tries to find out what happened to an AWOL sailor, his only clue being a single shoe mailed to the man's sister, who sells her furniture in order to hire him.
Thursday, September 19th, 1974
2: The Admiral's Lady
A retired admiral asks Harry to find his missing young wife, but did she drown in a boating accident or did she just decide to leave him?
Thursday, September 26th, 1974
3: Guardian at the Gates
Harry tries to protect an abrasive architect who refuses to believe that someone is trying to kill him after he witnessed a murder.
Thursday, October 3rd, 1974
4: Mortal Sin
A priest comes to Harry for help after a murderer confesses to him that he may kill again.
Thursday, October 10th, 1974
5: Coinage of the Realm
Harry is looking for a man who could give a kidney transplant to his daughter, but so are two hired killers.
Thursday, October 17th, 1974
When a friend's son is framed for an underworld murder, Harry's only witness is a blind teenager.
Thursday, October 24th, 1974
7: Shadows at Noon
To investigate an escaped mental patient's claim that she is being held prisoner, Harry checks himself into a mental institution.
Thursday, October 31st, 1974
8: Ballinger's Choice
When a girl is found shot to death, Harry's simple divorce case turns into a murder investigation.
Thursday, November 7th, 1974
9: Second Sight
The death of a man who asked Harry for protection is but the latest in a series of apparently psychic murder predictions by a blind author, all of which have come true.
Thursday, November 14th, 1974
10: Material Witness
The police ask Harry to guard a murder witness who refuses to believe that her life is in danger.
Thursday, December 5th, 1974
11: Forty Reasons to Kill (1)
Harry investigates the murder of a young friend who was framed for drug dealing after trying to buy 40 acres of ranch land.
Thursday, December 12th, 1974
12: Forty Reasons to Kill (2)
Harry now finds himself framed for murder, so he solicits Manny Quinlan's help in finding out who is behind the corporation that is buying up the ranch land.
Thursday, December 26th, 1974
13: Accounts Balanced
An old friend asks Harry to follow her husband, an accountant whose mysterious behavior suggests that he is having an affair.
Thursday, January 9th, 1975
14: The Last Heir
Harry is stranded at a woman's desert home, where one member of her family is killing off all the other potential heirs.
Thursday, January 16th, 1975
15: For the Love of Money
A woman hires Harry to find her boyfriend, who has disappeared after she helped him steal $25,000 worth of bonds from her employer.
Thursday, January 23rd, 1975
16: The Confetti People
A puzzling client is a young man just out of a mental institution who claims he shot his drunken brother to protect his sister-in-law, but the sister-in-law knows nothing about a shooting and the brother is very much alive.
Thursday, January 30th, 1975
17: Sound of Trumpets
Harry discovers that the blues trumpeter who stole his car is just out of prison and being pursued by several people, including a hit man.
Thursday, February 6th, 1975
18: Silent Kill
Harry's client is a deaf-mute janitor charged with arson and murder after a building burns down.
Thursday, February 13th, 1975
19: Double Jeopardy
An aspiring actor persuades Harry to protect him from a former syndicate boss who is convinced the young man killed his daughter.
Thursday, February 20th, 1975
A criminology student seems less interested in proving his innocence of two sex murders than in observing Harry's investigative technique.
Thursday, February 27th, 1975
21: Elegy for a Cop
Manny Quinlan, Harry's old friend on the San Diego police force, is murdered when he comes to Los Angeles to take his addicted niece back home.
Sunday, March 2nd, 1975
22: Street Games
Harry hits the city's grubbier streets in a search for his client's daughter, a teen-age drug addict who saw a narcotics dealer murder her addict boyfriend.
Thursday, September 11th, 1975
1: Anatomy of a Frame
When Lt. Trench is framed for the murder of an informant, Harry tries to help him by masquerading as a drug pusher.
Thursday, September 18th, 1975
2: One for the Road
An alcoholic attorney, unable to recall the events following a party the night before, hires Harry to ascertain whether she was the driver in a fatal hit-and-run accident.
Thursday, September 25th, 1975
3: Lester Two
Student criminologist Lester Hodges returns to bedevil Harry when diamond smugglers kidnap Harry's stewardess friend Sue, and force him to make an unexpected trip to Paris.
Thursday, October 2nd, 1975
A wealthy woman hires Harry to help her housekeeper, who admits to murdering a small-time blackmailer but refuses to discuss the reason.
Thursday, October 9th, 1975
Harry's investigation into the murder of another private eye results in a painful reunion with his ex-wife, who visited the victim just before he died.
Thursday, October 16th, 1975
6: The Acolyte
Harry looks for a missing heiress who seems to have taken sanctuary with a religious cult.
Thursday, October 23rd, 1975
Harry investigates the possibility that a plane crash which killed an old war buddy and paralyzed a U.S. senator was the result of sabotage.
Thursday, October 30th, 1975
8: Tender Killing Care
Harry investigates the nursing home where his mechanic's father died suddenly, and Sue asks him to help some kids find their missing father.
Thursday, November 6th, 1975
9: APB Harry Orwell
The only woman who can clear Harry of a murder charge refuses to testify.
Thursday, November 13th, 1975
10: Group Terror
When a psychiatrist suspects that one of her group therapy patients murdered another, she hires Harry to join them, posing as an alcoholic.
Thursday, November 20th, 1975
5: Portrait of a Murder
Harry helps a retarded man who has been accused of a series of strangulation murders.
Thursday, December 4th, 1975
12: Exercise in Fatality
A cop framed for murder hires Harry to find his estranged daughter, a pregnant teenage addict who's on the run from killers but is the only one who can clear him.
Thursday, December 11th, 1975
13: The Madonna Legacy
Harry searches for the connection between the suicide of an ex-cop and the shooting of an oil magnate the same night.
Thursday, January 8th, 1976
14: Mister Five and Dime
An elderly counterfeiter, who prints only enough money to supplement his pension, is kidnapped by drug dealers who need $250,000 in a hurry.
Thursday, January 15th, 1976
15: Book of Changes
The murder of a gambling-club owner leaves Harry with two jobs: caring for her homeless protege, and searching for a book she compiled that would be worth a fortune to an extortionist.
Thursday, January 22nd, 1976
16: Past Imperfect
A woman's former boyfriend returns from prison and wants the old suitcase he left with her, which he claims is worth $300,000.
Thursday, February 19th, 1976
Lt. Trench is among the hostages held in a liquor store by a desperate veteran who demands that his addicted girlfriend be found and brought to him within two hours.
Thursday, February 26th, 1976
18: Forbidden City
Harry investigates the murder of a fellow private eye in Chinatown.
Thursday, March 4th, 1976
Harry is hired by a rape victim, whose charge is likely to be dismissed because she made a false accusation against another man in a rape case some years before.
Thursday, March 11th, 1976
A ghetto youth is caught in an aborted car theft that causes the death of an officer, and is threatened with death if he reveals the name of his companion who was doing the driving.
Thursday, March 18th, 1976
21: The Mysterious Case of Lester and Dr. Fong
Young criminologist Lester Hodges returns and teams up with his college mentor to find out who is systematically killing off members of Lester's family.
Thursday, April 29th, 1976
22: Death Certificate
Defying mysterious threats, two women hire Harry to find proof of malpractice against the doctor they hold responsible for the death of an old man in their family.