October 8, 1972 -
August 25, 1974
Ramsey - Richard Boone
Oliver B. Stamp - Richard Lenz
Amos Coogan - Harry Morgan
Tornquist - Dennis Rucker
Hec Ramsey (a former gunfighter), working in the town of New
Prospect, Oklahoma in 1901, tries to use the latest forensic
techniques to crack crimes. Hec worked under the very young
Sheriff Oliver B. Stamp.
Ramsey," a product of producer Jack Webb, spent two
seasons as one of the four rotating elements of the
"NBC Sunday Mystery Movie." The other three were
"Columbo," "McCloud," and "McMillan
Known To Be In Existence
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Air Date: 2-3-74
Guests: Jackie Cooper, Sheree North, Art Lund, John Anderson,
Russell Wiggins, Tani Phelps Guthrie, Alfred Ryder, Dee Carroll
Synopsis: A healthy looking young man dies of heart failure, but Hec
is convinced that it happened naturally.
Air Date: 12-30-73
Guests: Angie Dickinson, Luther Adler, Luther Adler, Kim Hunter,
Richard Jordan, Marshall Thompson, Frank Campanella, Kelly Thordsen
Synopsis: A crime syndicate comes to town and are victimizing
oildrillers who are tricked into accepting loans from the syndicate.
Air Date: 10-29-72
Guests: Steve Forrest, Stella Stevens, Lee H. Montgomery, Abner
Biberman, Murray Matheson
Synopsis: The electric chair is about to make it's Western debut
with a captured killer, but someone is attempting to cheat justice.
Someone is making annonymous threats that there will be a murder a
day until the killer is set free.
A HARD ROAD TO VENGEANCE
Air Date: 11-25-73
Guests: Stuart Whitman, Ruth Roman, Keenan Wynn, Rita Moreno, James
G.Richardson, Jean Allison, Harry Hickox
Synopsis: A dead man shot by a lawman becomes a hero, despite the
fact he was really a cold-blooded killer. Hec tries to expose the
truth about him, and clear the lawman's name.
MYSTERY OF CHALK HILL
Air Date: 2-18-73
Guests: Pat Hingle, Bruce Davison, Jeanette Nolan, Bernie Hamilton,
Louise Latham, John Anderson, Lee Paul, Henry Jones
Synopsis: Hec hunts the killers of his fiancee, Norma Muldoon and
her son Andy during a stagecoach robbery. His chief suspect is the
son of an old friend and fellow lawman.
MYSTERY OF THE GREEN FEATHER
Air Date: 12-17-72
Guests: Rory Calhoun, Lorraine Gary, Morgan Woodward, Lloyd Bochner,
Synopsis: Hec sets out to clear innocent Indians and catch the real
killers of three ranchers. Color blindness is a strange key to
solving the mystery.
ONLY BIRDS & FO0LS
Air Date: 4-7-74
Guests: Robert Foxworth, Cliff Potts, Charles Aidman, Fionnuala
Flanagan, Harold J. Stone
Synopsis: The town is buzzing over the impossible dream of man in
flight. Two men arrive to test a glider and become suspects in the
murder of a rival flyer.
THE CENTURY TURNS (Pilot Episode)
Air Date: 10-8-72
Writer: Harold Jack Bloom
Director: Daniel Petrie
Guests: R.G. Armstrong, Robert Pratt, Ray Middleton, Dick Van
Patten, William Vint, Robert Phillips
Synopsis: An aging lawman in the turn-of-the century West finds
himself out of step with the times and reluctantly accepts a job as
a deputy to an inexperienced college-educated Police Chief in
Oklahoma. He uses his brain and primitive beginnings of early-day
criminal science to solve crimes.
Air Date: 3-10-74
Guests: Albert Salmi, William Campbell, Kurt Russell, Chill Wills,
Dick Haymes, Charles Aidman, William Campbell, Hilarie Thompson, Tom
Drake, Jason Evers
Synopsis: A hotheaded young man comes to town looking for his
father, who deserted he and his mother many years before. When the
father turns up dead Hec tries to prove that the young man is not
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