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All-time favorite!! Nothing really needs to be said about this terrific series except if you don’t already own it, WHY???!! The Fugitive: The Most Wanted Edition - Complete Series. This a Best Of Season One sampler.

The Fugitive (1963-1967)
Stars David Janssen William Conrad Barry Morse


After being on the run for 6 months, Richard Kimble falls in love with a beautiful woman who has a young son. She also has a physically abusive, estranged husband, that wants Kimble out of town, or dead.​




A friendly country girl has a crush on Kimble and wants to help him escape on the condition she can go with him, as the Sheriff and Lt. Gerard close in on them.​




Kimble flees Los Angeles with a woman who loves him after checking out a lead on some one-armed man, but Lt. Gerard is right on their trail.​




Dr. Kimble still fleeing with the woman he loves, decides to fake their deaths at sea, hoping it will fool Lt. Gerard forever.​




Richard Kimble helps a black boxer realize that he may have a brain injury that will kill him if he continues to box. Meanwhile, an undercover police Sgt. closes in on Kimble.​



 

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Kimble and a young woman are kidnapped by deadly robbers, so he pretends to be a crook to try and save her and himself.​




After saving a busload of kids in an accident, Kimble is knocked unconscious and later identified as a fugitive. Gerard comes to this Massachusetts town to extradite him back to Indiana, much to the dismay of the town's grateful residents.​




A beautiful airline stewardess badly injuries Kimble in a traffic accident and in his delirium he admits who he is and she helps him. In turn, Kimble helps her realize the married man she's dating is not right for her.​




Dr. Kimble returns to his hometown where he reunites with his father John, and his loving sister Donna, who absolutely believe in his innocence, but Kimble's brother Ray has serious doubts about him.​




Kimble works as lifeguard for a hotel casino owner whose wild, sexy adult daughter makes unwanted advances toward him to get back at her father.​



 

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Dr. Kimble spots the murderer of his wife in Chicago, but is unaware that the newspaper man helping him is under pressure by his editor to turn Kimble into the police, if they fail to catch him.​




Dr. Kimble tries to protect a young woman from her evil stepmother who may be be trying to force her to have a second nervous breakdown over the dog mauling death a young boy a year before.​




A dragnet traps Dr. Kimble to within a few city blocks while he hides out in a house owned by two men. One of the men believes Kimble is innocent and the other does not, and wants to turn him over to the police.​



 

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Sidney Poitier (February 20, 1927 - January 6, 2022)
A native of Cat Island, the Bahamas (although born, two months prematurely, in Miami during a visit by his parents), Poitier grew up in poverty as the son of farmers Evelyn (nee Outten) and Reginald James Poitier, who also drove a cab. He had little formal education and at the age of 15 was sent to Miami to live with his brother, in order to forestall a growing tendency toward delinquency. In the U.S., he experienced the racial chasm that divides the country, a great shock to a boy coming from a society with a majority of African descent. (Continues here)

No Way Out (1950)
Stars Sidney Poitier Richard Widmark Linda Darnell Stephen McNally

A black doctor is assigned to treat two white racist suspects who are brothers, and when one dies, it causes tension that could start a race riot.​




The growing friendship of two NYC longshoremen is threatened by a notably repellent punk.​




During the Korean War, a platoon leader dies, leaving his inexperienced black Sergeant in charge of his squad of belligerent and racist white men.​




During the 1960s, two American expatriate jazz musicians living in Paris meet and fall in love with two American tourist girls.​




A black prison psychiatrist is assigned the distasteful task of helping a paranoid American Nazi charged with sedition.​



 

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This is the story of Marshal Dan Troop of Laramie, Wyoming, and his Deputy Johnny McKay, an orphan Troop took under his wing.

S01E02 The Prisoner (Oct.12.1958)
Stars John Russell Peter Brown Bek Nelson John Doucette William Henry Harry Cheshire Jon Lormer K.L. Smith Phil Tully Lane Chandler Robert B. Williams

Troop has his hands full when he arrests a tough cowhand who comes to Laramie periodically. Goading boys and men into gunfights is his method but Dan doesn't get the support of the town council so he may have to find other means.​




A stranger rides into town, playing jokes on the locals and a story about Johnny's dad who he always believed was shot by raiders. The story he's told causes him to quit his job until Troop discovers the real history his deputy never knew.​




Marshall Troop takes two men to the territorial prison. One a doctor and the other to be hanged. When they run across a stage that's lost a wheel, the doctor must decide between helping a murderer go free or the oath he took as a doctor.​




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All-time favorite!! Nothing really needs to be said about this terrific series except if you don’t already own it, WHY???!! The Fugitive: The Most Wanted Edition - Complete Series. This a Best Of Season One sampler.

The Fugitive (1963-1967)
Stars David Janssen William Conrad Barry Morse

A doctor, wrongly convicted for a murder he didn't commit, escapes custody and must stay ahead of the police to find the real killer.​

This was a family favorite when it originally aired, but watching it present day is absolutely amazing because of the seemingly never ending list of guest stars that appeared in the series.

A few years ago when OTA digital sub channel Decades made it's debut, The Fugitive was one of the series that had all of it's episodes aired, in order. As it was airing, I updated the Wikipedia page as noted here:

Guest cast

With 120 episodes and typically two or more guest stars per episode, the series offered a massive who's who of stars from stage and screen, character actors, and up-and-coming talent. Many guest stars appeared as different characters in multiple episodes. Here is a partial list:

Six episodes: Richard Anderson, Dabbs Greer
Five episodes: Crahan Denton, Bruce Dern, Carol Eve Rossen, Jud Taylor, Harry Townes
Four episodes: Joseph Campanella, Dabney Coleman, Diana Hyland, Lin McCarthy, David Sheiner
Three episodes: Elizabeth Allen, Lou Antonio, R. G. Armstrong, Ed Asner, Malcolm Atterbury, Edward Binns, Antoinette Bower, Geraldine Brooks, Michael Constantine, Robert Doyle, Robert Duvall, Harold Gould, Arch Johnson, Shirley Knight, John Milford, Joanna Moore, Laurence Naismith, Lois Nettleton, Tim O'Connor, Woodrow Parfrey, Phillip Pine, Don Quine, Telly Savalas, Patricia Smith, June Dayton
2 episodes: John Anderson, Ed Begley, Beau Bridges, James T. Callahan, J.D. Cannon, Paul Carr, Russell Collins, James Daly, Kim Darby, Ivan Dixon, James Doohan, Robert Drivas, Andrew Duggan, Norman Fell, Lloyd Gough, Murray Hamilton, June Harding, Pat Hingle, Celeste Holm, Clint Howard, Steve Ihnat, Johnny Jensen, Georgann Johnson, Wright King, Jack Klugman, Ted Knight, John Larch, Jack Lord, Nancy Malone, Paul Mantee, Joe Maross, Nan Martin, Ed Nelson, Leslie Nielsen, Sheree North, Warren Oates, Arthur O'Connell, Collin Wilcox Paxton, Suzanne Pleshette, Andrew Prine, Madlyn Rhue, Paul Richards, Peter Mark Richman, Gilbert Roland, Carlos Romero, Barbara Rush, Janice Rule, Kurt Russell, Albert Salmi, Brenda Scott, Milton Selzer, Madeleine Sherwood, Tom Skerritt, Julie Sommars, Michael Strong, Malachi Throne, Joan Tompkins, Diana Van Der Vlis, Ruth White, Nancy Wickwire, Donald Losby

Other notable guest star appearances:

Claude Akins
Martin Balsam
Peter Brocco
Charles Bronson
Richard Carlson
Michael Conrad
Tim Considine
Patricia Crowley
Ossie Davis
Ruby Dee
Gabriel Dell
Sandy Dennis
Angie Dickinson
Melvyn Douglas
James Farentino
Anne Francis
James Frawley
Betty Garrett
Mark Goddard
Gloria Grahame
Lee Grant
Arthur Hill
Steven Hill
Earl Holliman
Ronny Howard
Dean Jagger
Brian Keith
DeForest Kelley
Diane Ladd
Hope Lange
Carol Lawrence
Ruta Lee
Kevin McCarthy
John McGiver
Vera Miles
Greg Morris
Bill Mumy
Carroll O'Connor
Susan Oliver
Warren Oates
Jerry Paris
Larry Pennell
Slim Pickens
Donald Pleasence
Percy Rodriguez
Mickey Rooney
Kerry Rossall
Bing Russell
Diana Sands
Pippa Scott
Vin Scully
William Shatner
James Sikking
Rudy Solari
Frank Sutton
Pamela Tiffin
Brenda Vaccaro
George Voskovec
Jessica Walter
Jack Warden
Fritz Weaver
Robert Webber
Tuesday Weld
Jack Weston
William Windom
Lana Wood
 
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CBS in response to the popular ABC production SUPER CIRCUS. Largest cast and crew to produce this TV kid's show When it was first aired on July 1, 1950, the show was filmed at the New Jersey Convention Hall which Raymond Lowery had turned into a ritzy circus environment but in 1954, the show was moved to the North Philadelphia Armory. former vaudeville performer Jack Sterling played the top-hat-and-tails clad host/ringmaster, and you'll undoubtedly get a hoot when you see who plays their top clown -- Ed McMahon of TONIGHT SHOW fame. One-time Mr. America Dan Luri played Circus Dan the Muscle Man and Gene Crane was the staff announcer. All the Sealtest commercials are intact on this Halloween night show that aired in 1954.​




Claude Kirchner hosted this children's show with a mixture of cartoons, film shorts (like "Diver Dan", which combined a live action actor and sea-creature puppets), and occasional guests. Cocomarsh Milk Mix was a longtime sponsor.

Episode (1956)


A complete Super Circus live television show from New York, with Jerry Colona as the Ringmaster. The show includes Sandy Wirth burning baton twirling, bicycle act The Frelanis, Clown act Chester Bobo Barnett with a little car and cute dogs, acrobatic comedian Walter Dare Wahl & Emmet Oldfield, a roller skating couple with a fabulous act, and beautiful trapeze artist Greta Frisk. The Lone Ranger is the guest star, with a special message for the boys and girls out in television land, as well as some gun tricks for everyone. Commercials are for Chunky chocolate and Lester M




Complete with original commercials. "Super Circus" was, as it's name suggests, A televised circus show.​




A TV Show where Andy, with a studio audience full of loud screaming kids, would show movies. At the opening of the show he had a puppet friend called "Froggy". To get the frog to appear Andy and the audience would have to scream "Plunk your Magic Twanger, Froggy". There would then be a big puff of smoke and the frog would appear.

The Wild Ponies (1956)




Princess Mary and her loyal subjects greet young viewers to the castle every weekday, Monday thru Friday. Magic, stories, and laughter are sure to be about Princess Mary's Castle. On WBKB (before changing to ABC channel 7, Chicago)​




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Neal,

Jack Sterling also hosted a very popular morning radio program on WCBS in New York from 1947 until 1966.
WCBS was a “MOR” music station back then, later to become all news in 1967.

John
 

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Kimble helps Lucey when her car won't start. The next morning, she's accused of murdering a man at the exact time that she was with Kimble. Kimble wants to help but knows it's too dangerous to stay and testify on her behalf at the inquest.​




An emotionally fragile young woman steals another woman's baby, and Kimble (whom she believes to be the baby's father) may be the only one who can help them all.​




A beautiful blind woman becomes very dangerous as she shields Kimble from the police and tries to seduce her sister's fiancée.​




Kimble escapes from a sheriff by stealing his station wagon, unaware that Lt. Gerard's son is hiding in the back seat.​




When Kimble suffers temporary amnesia from an explosion, he finds himself caught between a social worker who wants to help and a psychiatrist who doesn't.​



 

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A singer (Janis Paige), who bears a strong resemblance to Kimble's (David Janssen) dead wife, arrives at a club he works at and offends everyone with her boorish behavior. He eventually discovers her rudeness is due to a personal and tragic secret.​




A woman hires Kimble to be the caretaker of her brother who was disabled in a car accident. Her boyfriend wants her to run away with him along with her brother's insurance money. Kimble becomes the unwitting patsy in his scheme.​




A police roadblock, including Lt. Gerard, causes Kimble to escape cross country into an area populated with moonshiners. With Gerard in hot pursuit, they're both caught, and Kimble must defend Gerard to keep him from being hanged.​




Kimble comes back into contact with his wife's family when he learns of their financial difficulties. Kimble may have a way to help, but his mother-in-law's hatred for him may lead to his capture.​




After being recognized Kimble is shot and then hospitalized. Lt. Gerard arrives to claim him but a surprise awaits - someone else now claims to be the murderer of Kimble's wife.​



 

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When Kimble (David Janssen) uses the driver's license of a man (John Milford) who gave him a ride, he is mistaken for a witness marked for assassination.​




After falling in with two other escaped fugitives Kimble has to accompany them when they force themselves into the home of a woman and her mother. He then has to figure a way out while also trying to protect the women.​






David Janssen is a capable host as Edie Adams and Vic Damone sing, Tim Conway, Carl Reiner and Mel Brooks present comedy sketches, there's a trapeze act, and the Globetrotters play basketball with Janssen and friends. Raquel Welch surprises Janssen with her showgirl outfit, then talks about her new movie contract for One Million Years BC.​



 

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Blond, boyishly handsome Dwayne Hickman, the younger brother of Darryl Hickman, followed in his sibling's tiny footsteps as a moppet film actor himself. Born Dwayne Bernard Hickman in Los Angeles on May 18, 1934, the brothers had a younger sister as well, Deidre (born 1940). He had minor roles in such films as Captain Eddie (1945) (Darryl had a ... See full bio »​


A young man schemes and attempts to get the "better things in life" mostly popularity, success, and most importantly, girls.​



Dobie believes his life is in shambles, all the fault of Max Shulman, the creator of this show and of the character of Dobie himself in the book "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis", and thus the person who has placed him in all his misadventures. Dobie thinks about quitting the show altogether because of all the problems he will be facing episode after episode. Many of the other people who will be appearing on the show try to talk Dobie into changing his mind.​




Dobie is desperate for money so he can take Thalia to the dance, so he and Maynard hatch a plot to dishonestly win $100 at the Bijou Theater on Jackpot Night.​




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Neal, thanks for highlighting the many (and surprising!) shows that are on YT and DM.

Sorry to hear about Dwayne Hickman, but 87 years is more than many are alloted.

Likewise, sorry to hear about Betty White, Sidney Poitier, John Madden, Bob Saget, Peter Bogdanovich too. All but Bob Saget getting a lengthy lifespan...maybe I just don't want to dwell on mortality at all right now.

I'm going to watch Dobie Gillis' The Fist Fighter tonight, one of my favorite episodes from that series.

 
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Neal, thanks for highlighting the many (and surprising!) shows that are on YT and DM.

Sorry to hear about Dwayne Hickman, but 87 years is more than many are alloted.

Likewise, sorry to hear about Betty White, Sidney Poitier, John Madden, Bob Saget, Peter Bogdanovich too. All but Bob Saget getting a lengthy lifespan...maybe I just don't want to dwell on mortality at all right now.

I'm going to watch Dobie Gillis' The Fist Fighter tonight, one of my favorite episodes from that series.


Amen to that Randall. Thank goodness we were able to experience all these talented people and their legacies will go on forever.

Here’s a couple early Dwayne Hickman television appearances. As we all know he was very prominent in The Bob Cummings Show. While looking over his tv appearances I noticed that IMDb confused Dwayne with older brother Darrly Hickman a few times.

Thanks I'm going to rewatch the The Fist Fighter tonight as well! Going to post a few more Dobie Gillis episodes shortly.

Neal,

How coincidental was it that Dwayne Hickman died on the anniversary of Bob Denver’s birthday ?

John
Quite an ironic observation John!







 

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A young man schemes and attempts to get the "better things in life" mostly popularity, success, and most importantly, girls.

S01E02 The Best Dressed Man (Oct.06.1959)
Stars Dwayne Hickman Frank Faylen Florida Friebus Bob Denver Tuesday Weld Warren Beatty William Schallert Mel Blanc Jim Johnson Tom Orme Paul von Schreiber

Dobie launches a runway offensive versus wealthy, better-dressed hunk Milton Armitage, his competitor for luscious teen gold-digger Thalia Menninger. When Dobie's grocer father Herbert T. Gillis refuses to finance a clothing binge, Dobie talks a local haberdasher into letting Dobie secretly model the shoppe's best outfits, to promote the store's business, plus counter Maynard & The Beat Generation's anti-fashion values, which challenge 50's Mad Men mores.​




Dobie forsakes poetry and sets to studying science so he can become a wealthy doctor and win Thalia's greedy heart. This episode introduces Zelda Gilroy and features her and Dobie's first meeting.​




Brother Davey, home from college, gives Dobie some bad relationship advice.​




Maynard receives his draft notice and Mr. Pomfritt and Dobie host a testimonial farewell dinner for him. This episode introduces Michael J. Pollard as Maynard's beatnik cousin Jerome.​




When Dobie starts singing like Elvis Presley, he finds that it drives the girls at school wild. What's even better is that Thalia Meninger, the love of his life, has taken notice and decided to become his manager.​



 

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Live dramatic shows featuring Hollywood stars. Initially, the show was a thirty-minute weekly show, but when it moved to NBC in August 1954, the show was extended to sixty minutes, and the plays were primarily adaptations of motion pictures, and a host was added. The host would introduce each act, and would conduct an interview with the stars at the end of the play.

S03E51 Women Who Wait (Aug.30.1953)
Stars Charles Cane William Ching Laraine Day Stephen Dunne Randy Stuart Kenneth Tobey

Fantastic early television WWII melodrama, directed by Charles Haas and starring Laraine Day. Originally broadcast on CBS, August 20, 1953. Home transfer from 16mm original. Barry I. Gruman writes “In syndication, the series was titled "CURTAIN CALL THEATRE".



 

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