Barnaby Jones - Season 2

CBS (ended 1980)


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Episode Guide

  • Foul Play
    Foul Play
    Episode 24
    Sanderson, the manager of a basketball team, kills the brother-in-law of his star player Frank Hampton, when he is blackmailed due to Frank's foul play. Sanderson also kills Tony, an unwanted witness. But the blackmailing continues and Sanderson's team loses again.
  • Image in a Cracked Mirror
    Angie McClaine hires Barnaby to find her husband, who has disappeared and in reality is a marriage impostor that takes the identities of successful men. He marries rich Vanessa and poses as a doctor. Two people who try to unmask him are killed.
  • Woman in the Shadows
    When Leila Evanston dies after a plastic surgery following a serious car accident doctor Danvers talks his mistress Karen into posing as Leila in order to save his career. While Mr. Evanston doesn't notice the change, Leila's lover does and blackmails her.
  • Dark Legacy
    Dark Legacy
    Episode 21
    During his honeymoon Paul Barringer falls to death from a cliff. Barnaby investigates for his widow Marilyn and finds out that there is one heir who wants to inherit the Barringer family fortune, killing the others. Marilyn waived, but learns she is pregnant.
  • Rendezvous with Terror
    Juan DeVarga, a terminally ill Latin American leader, wants Barnaby to locate his son John Revez as he needs an heir. Barnaby finds out that Revez is also Javier, leader of a terrorist group opposing DeVarga. Jones arranges a meeting, but there is a traitor.
  • Friends 'till Death
    Friends 'till Death
    Episode 19
    Betty becomes Barnaby's new client when Susan, her college friend, mysteriously falls to death after trying to seek his help. Barnaby finds the key for a locker filled with heroin and Betty has to cope with the fact that Karen, another friend, smuggled the drugs.
  • Gold Record for Murder
    When his 'ghost writer' Ray wants the proper credit for his songs, rock star David Colton kills him with a drug overdose. David tries to get rid of his manager Gil, who knows about Ray's songs. Barnaby, hired by Ray's parents, finds out about David's secret.
  • Programmed for Killing
    Pretending to get the birthday present for Emily, Chuck leaves the restaurant and rings up Emily's father at the company. By computer he activates a gear that kills the man. Barnaby investigates, meets young genius Brian and learns about "Charlie", the computer.
  • The Platinum Connection
    When platinum manufacturers Nate Turner and Mitch Mitchell fake a robbery to collect money from the insurance company, Nate is killed by Mitch. Employee Mary Dwayne becomes witness of the fraud and joins a Mr. Smith in blackmailing Mitch with a secret video tape.
  • The Deadly Jinx
    The Deadly Jinx
    Episode 15
    After several boyfriends of rich orphaned Jenny Sutherland have been killed or crippled, the housekeeper Kathy Revere asks Barnaby to investigate. Jenny believes she is a jinx, but Barnaby tries to find out whether these were accidents or murder was involved.
  • Venus as in Flytrap
    Venus as in Flytrap
    Episode 14
    After killing Margery, the disabled wife of her lover Larry, to accelerate a marriage Brooke is bitten by the family's dog. Margery's father doubts a suicide and hires Barnaby. Brooke tries to hide the bite in a cast, but Barnaby resorts to a ruse.
  • Secret of the Dunes
    Secret of the Dunes
    Episode 13
    Going by motorcycle Mason witnesses the secret burial of a murdered girl in the dunes. He is chased to death into an abyss by a helicopter. Barnaby, searching for Mason, traces wealthy Charles Manly Wheeling, whose girl friend tried to force a marriage.
  • Fatal Flight
    Fatal Flight
    Episode 12
    Theodore Gordon is killed in a plane crash when trying to transport important documents for an international company. Another member dies in a parachute jump. Barnaby finds out Gordon had a love affair. He sets a trap by repeating the flight with the documents.
  • The Killing Defense
    The Killing Defense
    Episode 11
    As a defense counsel Edward Brendon clears Doug Anthony of stealing precious jewels. When Anthony digs out the hidden jewelry he is shot by Brendon, who is assisted by Anthony's wife Gail. She gives him an alibi. Barnaby has to recover the jewels for the owner.
  • The Black Art of Dying
    After meeting psychic Jason Matthews on Kay Rogers' party Byron Colling is killed in a strange car accident. Byron's son hires Barnaby to investigate the cause. Kay hopes to find her child - kidnapped years ago - but fraud Matthews only wants her money.
  • Stand-In for Death
    Stand-In for Death
    Episode 9
    Medic Marshall Briggs watches his wife Ellie leaving Gary Denning's boat. He kills the assumed rival and fakes a boating accident. When Barnaby discovers that Ellie's lover is tennis teacher Victor and Marshall wants to correct his mistake, he tries to help them.
  • The Deadly Prize
    The Deadly Prize
    Episode 8
    Hollister is killed in the harbour by the dropping load of a crane. Barnaby investigates for an insurance company and uncovers the smuggling of a precious small emerald Buddha in a thermos, with one of Hollister's associates trying to kill the two others.
  • Divorce - Murderer's Style
    Knowing his rich wife Linda wants to divorce him, Charlie Cord hires Wilson to kill Linda on a parking lot, while Charlie shoots "the mugger" as an unwanted witness. Linda's aunt Mrs. De Roche hires Barnaby to investigate. Mrs. Wilson blackmails Charlie.
  • Catch Me If You Can
    Shortly before discovering the identity of the long sought "Butterfly Killer" Eddie Wheelock commits suicide. His friend and colleague Barnaby tries to prove it was murder. The killer leaves puzzling clues for Barnaby including a Greek typewriter.
  • Trial Run for Death
    Curt Fowler discovers his brother-in-law, race car champion Mark Landy, kissing Lori Wright. As he threatens to tell his sister, Mark kills him and tries to fake a trial run accident. When Barnaby comes on to scene, Lori wants to make profit from being a witness.
  • The Day of the Viper
    Liza Mills, a former student of Barnaby's, asks for help when her father is killed by a snake bite and the suspicion falls on her adopted brother Kevin. Barnaby gains Kevin's confidence and finds out that Liza's fiancé Jim Howard has something to hide.
  • Echo of a Murder
    Echo of a Murder
    Episode 3
    Gil Atkens is accused of murdering his wife as several people saw him quarrel with Claire in a boat and striking her with the oar when she fell into the water. Although Barnaby gets a film that proves Gil's innocence, he discovers a clever insurance fraud.
  • Death Leap
    Death Leap
    Episode 2
    To get money for his gambling loans lawyer Peter Harris masterminds a gem robbery. To distract the police he hires high-wire artist Roy Hason who pretends to jump from a roof in a suicide. When Roy unexpectedly falls to death, his girl friend asks Barnaby for help.
  • Blind Terror
    Blind Terror
    Episode 1
    While watching something terrible happen to her room mate Michelle college student Amy steps back, falls down the stairs and is left blind and cannot recall the events. In search for Michelle Barnaby talks to Amy, who is plagued by a mysterious visitor.