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Episode Guide

    • Murder By Moonlight
      Murder By Moonlight
      Season 1 - Episode 24
      3/14/72
      9.1
      A young prisoner is forced to do the bidding of a gang boss.
    • Dead Lady's Tears
      Dead Lady's Tears
      Season 3 - Episode 10
      11/7/73
      9.1
      A young model's death leads to many suspects.
    • The Perfect Alibi
      The Perfect Alibi
      Season 3 - Episode 9
      10/31/73
      9.1
      A burglary victim is certain he knows who took $50,000 out of his safe. But the man he suspects has an ironclad alibi: he has been serving a prison sentence for almost a year.
    • Catch Me If You Can
      Catch Me If You Can
      Season 2 - Episode 22
      3/7/73
      9.1
      A serial killer dogs Cannon to put him out of his misery.
    • Target in the Mirror
      Target in the Mirror
      Season 3 - Episode 5
      10/3/73
      8.9
      Cop or hit man? Cannon doesn't know it, but the mob member who killed his client is also a police lieutenant - and an old friend.
    • Death of a Hunter
      Death of a Hunter
      Season 3 - Episode 21
      2/13/74
      8.9
      A big game hunter is killed by a lion supposedly tranquilized.
    • A Killing in the Family
      A Killing in the Family
      Season 4 - Episode 8
      11/6/74
      8.9
      Cannon deals with an insurance company in a suspicious auto accident.
    • Prisoners
      Prisoners
      Season 2 - Episode 20
      2/21/73
      8.9
      A young man is persuaded to extort $50,000 from his father, who turns out to be bankrupt.
    • Blood Money
      Blood Money
      Season 3 - Episode 20
      2/6/74
      8.9
      A doctor is accused of helping a prisoner escape.
    • Cannon
      Cannon
       
      3/26/71
      8.9

      Cannon is called in to help Diana, the wife of a former Army buddy. Diana is accused of the crime and Cannon must clear her name and find the real culprits, only to discover that the town is filled with corruption.

    • Bad Cats and Sudden Death
      Bad Cats and Sudden Death
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      9/13/72
      8.9
      That's about as unlucky as you can get. An assistant DA investigating a car theft ring is framed for his wife's murder.
    • The Island Caper
      The Island Caper
      Season 1 - Episode 19
      2/8/72
      8.8
      An ex-con is blackmailed into performing one more bank job, a crime he does not want to commit.
    • He Who Digs a Grave (1)
      He Who Digs a Grave (1)
      Season 3 - Episode 1
      9/12/73
      8.8
      A writer is down for the murder of his wife and her lover, but she's left a contradictory note. "Who builds stronger than a mason, a shipwright, or a carpenter?"
    • Murder by Proxy
      Murder by Proxy
      Season 3 - Episode 6
      10/10/73
      8.8
      A prima facie murder case involving a lady journalist.
    • The Deadly Conspiracy
      The Deadly Conspiracy
      Season 5 - Episode 2
      9/17/75
      8.8
      Cannon and colleague Barnaby Jones investigate a murder in a large corporation.
    • Treasure of San Ignacio
      Treasure of San Ignacio
      Season 1 - Episode 16
      1/11/72
      8.8

      While investigating the theft of relics from a church, Cannon runs into a race car driver with a taste for vengeance.

    • The Set Up
      The Set Up
      Season 4 - Episode 19
      2/12/75
      8.8
      A case of mistaken identity: Cannon is greeted by a stranger, and later almost killed.
    • Trial by Terror
      Trial by Terror
      Season 3 - Episode 12
      11/21/73
      8.8
      A mob boss on trial has the judge's daughter kidnapped.
    • The Dead Samaritan
      The Dead Samaritan
      Season 2 - Episode 15
      1/10/73
      8.8
      A fellow who intervenes in a fight gets made the fall guy.
    • Call Unicorn
      Call Unicorn
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      9/28/71
      8.8
      Unexpected overhead in the trucking business as costly loads are hijacked, and private detectives murdered.
    • Arena of Fear
      Arena of Fear
      Season 3 - Episode 16
      12/19/73
      8.8
      Cannon probes the mysterious disappearance of an old prizefighter who was floored in a barroom brawl. He was knocked out by a promising newcomer who is worried that he killed the aging has-been and is now being blackmailed into throwing a fight.
    • Blood On the Vine
      Blood On the Vine
      Season 1 - Episode 17
      1/18/72
      8.7
      Vineyard owner Mike Tampa has been the victim of three attempted murder attempts. He enlists Cannon's aid in finding out who is out to get him and why his long lost son is involved.
    • Stone Cold Dead
      Stone Cold Dead
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      11/30/71
      8.7
      A closed case gets reopened and leads to further consequences for a Vietnam War veteran who is charged with murder.
    • Voice From the Grave
      Voice From the Grave
      Season 4 - Episode 3
      9/25/74
      8.7
      Cannon helps a retired detective investigate an unsolved homicide case that mars the old gumshoe's otherwise perfect record.
    • He Who Digs a Grave (2)
      He Who Digs a Grave (2)
      Season 3 - Episode 2
      9/12/73
      8.7
      Cannon begins to see a doubtful situation. "The houses he makes last till doomsday."
    • The Limping Man
      The Limping Man
      Season 3 - Episode 11
      11/14/73
      8.7
      After a veteran cop lets a suspect escape, he is accused of either having accepted a bribe or being afraid. Cannon is searching for the missing fugitive with the hope he can help clear the cop's good name.
    • Missing at FL307
      Missing at FL307
      Season 4 - Episode 18
      2/5/75
      8.7
      A released prisoner disappears aboard a flight.
    • The Sounds of Silence
      The Sounds of Silence
      Season 4 - Episode 11
      12/4/74
      8.7
      Cannon reluctantly takes the case of a disappearing bridegroom, but it's more than it appears.
    • Moving Target
      Moving Target
      Season 2 - Episode 17
      1/31/73
      8.7
      The co-author of an industrialist's unauthorized biography is murdered.
    • The Star (2)
      The Star (2)
      Season 5 - Episode 15
      12/10/75
      8.7
      Snapshots reveal a dubious link between policy and high crime.
    • The Star (1)
      The Star (1)
      Season 5 - Episode 14
      12/10/75
      8.7
      Cannon investigates the mysterious disappearance of a former film star's son.
    • Search and Destroy
      Search and Destroy
      Season 4 - Episode 24
      4/2/75
      8.7
      Cannon searches for a missing girl who's on the lam after witnessing a murder.
    • The House of Cards
      The House of Cards
      Season 5 - Episode 18
      1/14/76
      8.7
      After uncovering evidence of fraud in his company's financial records, an accountant disappears, bringing the company boss under suspicion of murder.
    • Where's Jennifer?
      Where's Jennifer?
      Season 3 - Episode 19
      1/23/74
      8.7
      A recluse asks Cannon to clear up the presumed death of her sister in a boating accident five years before.
    • Child of Fear
      Child of Fear
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      11/15/72
      8.7

      A rancher goes missing and a security guard company takes over, replacing the ranch hands. Cannon is called in by Mrs. Lucas, who feels that he can help in the investigation. This causes the security team problems because of their ulterior motive.

    • The Hit Man
      The Hit Man
      Season 4 - Episode 2
      9/18/74
      8.7

      Cannon is mistaken for a bishop's assassin and has to clear his name while protecting the target from the real killer.

    • The Stalker
      The Stalker
      Season 3 - Episode 25
      3/20/74
      8.7
      One of Cannon's old busts is a mass murderer, who comes after him on a fishing trip.
    • Bobby Loved Me
      Bobby Loved Me
      Season 3 - Episode 23
      2/27/74
      8.7
      Cannon is looking for the murderer of a dancer who conned lonely women out of their savings.
    • Daddy's Little Girl
      Daddy's Little Girl
      Season 4 - Episode 13
      12/18/74
      8.7

      Cannon ends up killing a Syndicate triggerman, Gianni Testor... and his girlfriend Edie Kawalski wants revenge. Her father doesn't want the heat, but Edie goes ahead anyway.

    • Night Flight to Murder
      Night Flight to Murder
      Season 3 - Episode 7
      10/17/73
      8.7
      On behalf of an insurance company, Cannon investigates an airplane full of securities.
    • Photo Finish
      Photo Finish
      Season 3 - Episode 17
      1/2/74
      8.7
      A former general hires former policeman Cannon to investigate his brother's murder.
    • Killer On the Hill
      Killer On the Hill
      Season 4 - Episode 17
      1/29/75
      8.6
      A contractor refuses to pay bribes, and is accused of plotting a political asassination.
    • That Was No Lady
      That Was No Lady
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      10/4/72
      8.6

      A lawyer defending two men accused of robbery becomes the victim of repeated attacks on her life.

    • Deadly Heritage
      Deadly Heritage
      Season 2 - Episode 24
      3/21/73
      8.6
      A terrorized woman asks Cannon to find her husband's illegitimate son.
    • The Prisoner
      The Prisoner
      Season 4 - Episode 12
      12/11/74
      8.6
      An ex-Army Captain wants to eliminate a POW who was under his command in Vietnam. Now released, the veteran wants to expose the conduct of the supposedly heroic officer.
    • Duel in the Desert
      Duel in the Desert
      Season 3 - Episode 18
      1/16/74
      8.6
      Cannon suffers amnesia after a ransom drop goes afoul.
    • Cry Wolf
      Cry Wolf
      Season 5 - Episode 20
      1/28/76
      8.6
      A bad speculation leads to an apparent abduction.
    • A Well Remembered Terror
      A Well Remembered Terror
      Season 3 - Episode 15
      12/12/73
      8.6
      An Airline pilot successfully masterminds the hijacking of his own plane. But the scheme is threatened by a partner caught in a tailspin of panic.
    • Vengeance
      Vengeance
      Season 4 - Episode 22
      3/12/75
      8.6
      Cannon's help is sought by a man who went to jail without reason.
    • Death of a Stone Seahorse
      Death of a Stone Seahorse
      Season 2 - Episode 16
      1/17/73
      8.6
      A drug dealer's infirm sister takes the rap for a murder.
    • Come Watch Me Die
      Come Watch Me Die
      Season 3 - Episode 8
      10/24/73
      8.6
      A convict confined to a mental hospital escapes to find his wife. It isn't love that inspires his search, but a growing belief that she framed him for murder.
    • Nightmare
      Nightmare
      Season 5 - Episode 1
      9/10/75
      8.6
      A dying man confesses to the murder of Cannon's wife and child, but he dies before explaining his motive.
    • Nobody Beats the House
      Nobody Beats the House
      Season 2 - Episode 13
      12/20/72
      8.6
      Pay or die. That's the ultimatum faced by a gambler in debt.
    • Press Pass to the Slammer
      Press Pass to the Slammer
      Season 2 - Episode 23
      3/14/73
      8.6
      A columnist faces contempt charges; Cannon takes the case.
    • Death Is a Double Cross
      Death Is a Double Cross
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      12/7/71
      8.6
      A bridegroom's father-in-law suspects him as tension on the train mounts already costing one man his life.
    • Snap Shot
      Snap Shot
      Season 5 - Episode 22
      2/11/76
      8.6
      A former enforcer hires Cannon to find out why he is being stalked by a hit man.
    • The Shadow Man
      The Shadow Man
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      11/22/72
      8.6
      A woman claims her husband fell off a cliff, but the body has vanished along with a fortune in bonds.
    • The Torch
      The Torch
      Season 1 - Episode 22
      2/29/72
      8.6
      Heat and light: a textile manufacturer is suspected of arson and murder in the death of his wife and the destruction of his factory.
    • The Avenger
      The Avenger
      Season 4 - Episode 7
      10/30/74
      8.6
      A missing person case leads to a cop's death and the pursuit of vengeance.
    • The Games Children Play
      The Games Children Play
      Season 5 - Episode 16
      12/17/75
      8.6
      Who will believe a child who has seen an Arabian heir made off with?
    • The Investigator
      The Investigator
      Season 4 - Episode 20
      2/26/75
      8.6
      A case of police corruption and the death of a reporter.
    • The Victim
      The Victim
      Season 5 - Episode 5
      10/8/75
      8.6
      He who pays the bills. Cannon looks into the curious disappearance of a pop singer.
    • Valley of the Damned
      Valley of the Damned
      Season 3 - Episode 14
      12/5/73
      8.6
      Airport drug smugglers frame an Indian worker for murder. Frank is called in to search for him as one by one the workers go missing.
    • The Seventh Grave
      The Seventh Grave
      Season 2 - Episode 21
      2/28/73
      8.6
      One step forward, two steps back as Cannon hunts a mass murderer. Helping to cloud the facts: a police lab technician who's altering the evidence as quickly as it is found.
    • A Deadly Quiet Town
      A Deadly Quiet Town
      Season 1 - Episode 20
      2/15/72
      8.6
      Larry Bolinger, a charismatic young man, cons the youth of a quiet town into his cult.
    • The Nowhere Man
      The Nowhere Man
      Season 1 - Episode 13
      12/14/71
      8.6
      An accountant decides to teach society a lesson with nerve gas.
    • The Deadly Trail
      The Deadly Trail
      Season 4 - Episode 5
      10/16/74
      8.6
      A general wants Cannon to find the daughter he put up for adoption years before, but there is opposition to the search.
    • Lady in Red
      Lady in Red
      Season 4 - Episode 4
      10/2/74
      8.6
      Cannon is hired to ensure that a woman carrying valuable securities reaches her destination safely.
    • Memo From a Dead Man
      Memo From a Dead Man
      Season 3 - Episode 3
      9/19/73
      8.6
      A man's will hires Cannon to discover if any of the deceased's heirs had a hand in his demise.
    • Stakeout
      Stakeout
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      10/11/72
      8.5

      A girl wounded in a holdup mysteriously refuses to identify the crook.

    • Coffin Corner
      Coffin Corner
      Season 4 - Episode 15
      1/15/75
      8.5
      Cannon searches for an ex-football hero who is hiding from two professional killers in order not to testify at trial.
    • Murder by the Numbers
      Murder by the Numbers
      Season 3 - Episode 13
      11/28/73
      8.5
      A blackmailer's murder brings his Swiss wife to America, and Cannon discovers still more dealings.
    • Wedding March
      Wedding March
      Season 5 - Episode 11
      11/19/75
      8.5
      Down the primrose path, a judge is compromised by his wife.
    • The Predators
      The Predators
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      10/18/72
      8.5
      A trap for coyotes connects a dead man and smuggling.
    • Hear No Evil
      Hear No Evil
      Season 2 - Episode 11
      11/29/72
      8.5
      Dale and Laura Corey are a happily married couple who own an electronics store; he does a lot of electronic eavesdropping for clients, she was a cop on the force with Cannon a few years back, and hires him because Dale is being threatened after bugging some hotel rooms for the owner and catching three guests in compromising positions. The three are being blackmailed, and think Dale is behind it. Cannon interviews them and determines that one of the three is blackmailing the other two.moreless
    • Death Chain
      Death Chain
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      9/21/71
      8.5
      Cannon is lead into a long chain of betrayal and murder after the bank manager's mistress is murdered.
    • Hounds of Hell
      Hounds of Hell
      Season 3 - Episode 4
      9/26/73
      8.4
      Vicious dogs have killed two ex-GIs who served with Cannon's client in Vietnam.
    • Fall Guy
      Fall Guy
      Season 5 - Episode 9
      11/5/75
      8.4
      Down for the count, an oil company VP turns to Cannon to prove his innocence.
    • The Wrong Medicine
      The Wrong Medicine
      Season 5 - Episode 3
      9/24/75
      8.4
      Not what the doctor ordered. He's accused of administering in error, and claims his innocence.
    • The Conspirators
      The Conspirators
      Season 4 - Episode 14
      1/1/75
      8.4
      A girl's suspicious death brings Cannon to Texas.
    • A Long Way Down
      A Long Way Down
      Season 2 - Episode 7
      10/25/72
      8.4
      Drug thefts and murder have Cannon searching for clues which lead him to a doctor accused of drug-dealing.
    • To Ride a Tiger
      To Ride a Tiger
      Season 2 - Episode 19
      2/14/73
      8.4
      A kidnapping case involving the funds of a halfway house and a diabetic lawyer.
    • The Hero
      The Hero
      Season 5 - Episode 12
      11/26/75
      8.4
      A figure of fame, the son of a general is thought to have killed a gang leader.
    • The Man Who Died Twice
      The Man Who Died Twice
      Season 5 - Episode 6
      10/15/75
      8.4
      A case of mistaken identity. Eight years dead, a crooked cop re-emerges.
    • To Still the Voice
      To Still the Voice
      Season 5 - Episode 13
      12/3/75
      8.4
      Dead men tell no tales out of school. A leader of the black community is murdered on the verge of uncovering a wrong.
    • The Cure That Kills
      The Cure That Kills
      Season 3 - Episode 22
      2/20/74
      8.4
      A phony faith healer kills the only witness to a murder he committed.
    • The Reformer
      The Reformer
      Season 5 - Episode 17
      1/7/76
      8.4
      A crusading newspaper editor is found drunk and unconscious in a hotel room alongside the body of a brutally murdered girl. Proclaiming his innocence, he hires Cannon to prove it.
    • Triangle of Terror
      Triangle of Terror
      Season 3 - Episode 24
      3/13/74
      8.4
      A banker's daughter finds his suicide in the Caribbean incredible.
    • Cain's Mark
      Cain's Mark
      Season 1 - Episode 23
      3/7/72
      8.4
      An illicit-arms dealer is at war with his brother.
    • Kelly's Song
      Kelly's Song
      Season 4 - Episode 1
      9/11/74
      8.4

      A former hooker goes out of retirement to help Cannon catch a mobster.

    • Revenge
      Revenge
      Season 5 - Episode 19
      1/21/76
      8.4
      Cannon is menaced by memories of his service in Korea.
    • Point After Death
      Point After Death
      Season 5 - Episode 23
      2/18/76
      8.4
      Cannon is called in for a case of vengeance when the girlfriend of a pro ballplayer is murdered.
    • Dead Pigeon
      Dead Pigeon
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      11/9/71
      8.4
      Cannon's out to nail the person who pinned a murder on a cop.
    • Lady On the Run
      Lady On the Run
      Season 4 - Episode 21
      3/5/75
      8.4
      The wife of an industrialist is missing, and the search is a difficult one.
    • Tomorrow Ends at Noon
      Tomorrow Ends at Noon
      Season 4 - Episode 23
      3/19/75
      8.4
      Palestinian terroists kidnap an Italian industrialist's daughter to free a jailed comrade.
    • To Kill a Guinea Pig
      To Kill a Guinea Pig
      Season 1 - Episode 18
      2/1/72
      8.4
      A terrorized medical researcher is forced to murder a convict involved in her prison research project.
    • Fool's Gold
      Fool's Gold
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      10/19/71
      8.4
      Stolen loot is at the bottom of a conspiracy to turn deserted Julian into a boom town and the townspeople shelter the thief.
    • Hard Rock Roller Coaster
      Hard Rock Roller Coaster
      Season 2 - Episode 14
      1/3/73
      8.4
      A diamond smuggler is drugged to reveal his contraband.
    • A Flight of Hawks
      A Flight of Hawks
      Season 1 - Episode 21
      2/22/72
      8.4
      A pilot's apparent suicide leads to plans for a military putsch by a predatory flock.
    • Bitter Legion
      Bitter Legion
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      9/27/72
      8.3
      Cannon goes undercover as a crook to find a missing Vietnam veteran in a gang.
    • The Endangered Species
      The Endangered Species
      Season 2 - Episode 12
      12/13/72
      8.3
      Charged with murder, Cannon's friend has the real killer for a lawyer.
    • A Touch of Venom
      A Touch of Venom
      Season 5 - Episode 7
      10/22/75
      8.2
      A little bit goes a long way; Cannon is poisoned with 72 hours to find the antidote.
    • Sky Above, Death Below
      Sky Above, Death Below
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      9/20/72
      8.2

      A draft dodger witnesses the murder of a trade union boss on his way to the Yukon.

    • Flashpoint
      Flashpoint
      Season 4 - Episode 9
      11/13/74
      8.2
      A psychiatric patient falls in with bad company and is accused of rape and murder.
    • Madman
      Madman
      Season 5 - Episode 25
      3/3/76
      8.1
      An Army researcher goes berserk; his wife pleads with Cannon to intervene.
    • Quasar Kill
      Quasar Kill
      Season 5 - Episode 21
      2/4/76
      8.0
      Cannon probes the bizarre case of a scientist killed by a laser beam.
    • The Melted Man
      The Melted Man
      Season 5 - Episode 10
      11/12/75
      8.0
      A desert heiress is terrified by the sight of a snowman with an ominous axe in its noggin.
    • The Iceman
      The Iceman
      Season 5 - Episode 4
      10/1/75
      8.0
      He who cools your vegetables. A man falsely convicted of murder comes under the reluctant eye of Cannon, with more murders and new evidence at his heels.
    • Devil's Playground
      Devil's Playground
      Season 1 - Episode 15
      1/4/72
      8.0
      A policeman injured in a payroll robbery asks Cannon for help. The ex-cop is out for revenge, wants to kill the guy who maimed him.
    • Murder for Murder
      Murder for Murder
      Season 2 - Episode 18
      2/7/73
      7.9
      A case of revenge for a daughter's death at a swinging affair.
    • The Exchange
      The Exchange
      Season 4 - Episode 6
      10/23/74
      7.9
      A Cuban exile wants revenge for his brother's death at the hands of police.
    • The Girl in the Electric Coffin
      The Girl in the Electric Coffin
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      10/26/71
      7.9
      Cannon helps a mother search for her missing girl, and finds a romantic triangle and murder as well.
    • The Man Who Couldn't Forget
      The Man Who Couldn't Forget
      Season 4 - Episode 10
      11/20/74
      7.8
      A Dutch Nazi-hunter is on the trail of an SS war criminal.
    • The Rip-Off
      The Rip-Off
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      11/1/72
      7.8

      Freight shipments are stolen by computer, and Cannon's in the middle of a custody fight.

    • Flight Plan
      Flight Plan
      Season 1 - Episode 14
      12/28/71
      7.8
      Cannon helps a supposed political refugee.
    • No Pockets in a Shroud
      No Pockets in a Shroud
      Season 1 - Episode 10
      11/23/71
      7.8
      Murder and embezzlement figure in a mystery about a hermit millionaire and his missing heir.
    • Perfect Fit for a Frame
      Perfect Fit for a Frame
      Season 4 - Episode 16
      1/22/75
      7.7
      Hired to protect a woman from a psychotic pursuer, Cannon is unaware that his client is a phony and gets set up for murder. The woman is really being chased by her vengeful husband, whom she tried to murder.
    • A Lonely Place to Die
      A Lonely Place to Die
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      11/16/71
      7.7
      A triple slaying leads Cannon to a syndicate chieftain who may just be next on the list.
    • Blood Lines
      Blood Lines
      Season 5 - Episode 24
      2/25/76
      7.7
      A well-to-do young man's death in Acapulco is ruled an accident, but his family hires Cannon to investigate.
    • The Return of Frank Cannon
      The Return of Frank Cannon
      Season 0 - Episode 26
      11/1/80
      7.6

      An old Intelligence comrade-in-arms apparently kills himself but Cannon doesn't believe it.

    • Man in the Middle
      Man in the Middle
      Season 5 - Episode 8
      10/29/75
      7.5
      Cannon to the right... Cannon to the left... an old buddy's last request: go to Mexico and bring back his son's body.
    • The Salinas Jackpot
      The Salinas Jackpot
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      9/14/71
      7.4

      Dude Donaldson and an accomplice dress as rodeo clowns and commit a vicious robbery-murder at a rodeo. Cannon is hired and tracks down the robbers using a home movie filmed at the time.

    • Country Blues
      Country Blues
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      10/5/71
      7.3
      Cannon investigates a plane crash that killed a beloved singer. (The family is anxious to bury the truth about his private life.)
    • Scream of Silence
      Scream of Silence
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      10/12/71
      6.8
      Someone inside the wealthy Lassiter household was in on little Charles Lassiter's kidnaping, and the job isn't finished: Charles escaped and must be prevented from talking.