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Eischied
September 21, 1979 - January 12, 1980


EISCHIED
Police Drama (1979-1983)

Chief Earl Eischied - Joe Don Baker
Captain Finnerty - Alan Oppenheimer
Deputy Commissioner Kimbrough - Alan Fudge
Chief Inspector Ed Parks - Eddie Egan
Carol Wright - Suzanne Lederer
Rick Alessi - Vincent Bufano
Det. Malfitano - Joe Cirillo

A gritty series about a tough career cop, Chief of Detectives, Earl Eischied -- who knew the rules but also knew how to get around them in order to crack a case.

Eischied's methods always worried "by-the-book" Deputy Commissioner Kimbrough, but fortunately for Eischied, his friend, Chief Inspector Parks, was there to serve as a buffer between them.

A bachelor, Eischied spent most of his time with his companion, P.C., his pet cat.

Episodes Known To Be In Existence
(listed in alphabetical order -- no further episode info is currently available):

ANGELS OF TERROR
Air Date: 10-19-79
Writer: Frank Abatemarco
Director: Larry Elikann
Guests: Jim Backus, Shelley Berman, Laraine Stephens

BUDDY SYSTEM
Air Date: 8-29-80
Writer: Art Eisenson
Director: Nicholas Sgarro
Guests: Angel Tompkins, Joey Aresco, Ed Grover

DO THEY REALLY NEED TO DIE
Air Date: 11-9-79
Writer: Irv Pearlberg
Director: Nick Sgarro
Guests: Scott Brady, Dick Gautier, Trisha Noble

FIRE FOR HIRE
Air Date: 12-29-79
Writer: Frank Abatemarco
Director: Leo Penn
Guests: John Rudolph, Michael Baseleon, Ina Balin, Carmine Caridi, Alan Fudge

ONLY THE PRETTY GIRLS DIE PT. 3
Air Date: 9-28-79
Guests: Raymond Burr, Karen Valentine, Vincent Baggetta, Tom Ewell, Laraine Stephens, Ellen Travolta, James Stephens

Synopsis: A psychopathic gunman is terrorizing the city by killing pretty young girls, and the press and politicians are screaming for the killers capture.

POWDER BURN
Air Date: 12-7-79
Writer: Dallas L. Barnes
Director: Jack Starrett
Guests: Taylor Lacher, Richard Bradford, Veronica Hamel

U.N. CONNECTION
Air Date: 10-5-79
Writer: Sean Baine
Director: Harvey Laidman
Guests: Cesare Danova, John Cunningham

THE DANCER
Air Date: 11-23-79
Writer: Sean Baine
Director: Harvey Laidman
Guests: Christopher Connelly, Bibi Besch, Jonathan Goldsmith, Michael Pataki
Synopsis: Eischied's investigation into a politician's death is hampered by the deceased's family, and by the police brass who want to bury the fact that he died while entertaining his mistress.

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