Man with a Camera

ABC (ended 1960)




Episode Guide

    • Hot Ice Cream
      Hot Ice Cream
      Season 2 - Episode 12
      An amusement park owner gives Mike a picture of a man being fatally shot underneath a roller coaster, but the body is missing. With the assistance of the owner's daughter, Mike uncovers a dope ring operating within the park.
    • Fragment of a Murder
      Fragment of a Murder
      Season 2 - Episode 13
      A reformed ex-burglar is fatally shot while leaving the house of men who had been blackmailing him, and the killing is staged to look like he was shot burglarizing the house. Because it appears he was killed while committing a crime, his young daughter can't receive his life insurance money unless Mike can prove it was murder.moreless
    • Six Faces Of Satan
      Six Faces Of Satan
      Season 1 - Episode 10
      Mike meet Cameron, a young woman who claims to have been beaten. Mike tags along in a police car to look for pictures.
    • Lady On The Loose
      Lady On The Loose
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      While visiting New York, the daughter of a European millionaire asks Mike to help her elude her chaperones and escort her around town. Unbeknownst to Mike, she suffers from glaucoma and may die when her supply of medication runs out.
    • Second Avenue Assassin
      Second Avenue Assassin
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      Joey Savoyan, a professional boxer with a bad reputation from Mike's old neighborhood, has been winning fights that, unbeknownst to him, had been fixed. After being told by crime boss Willie Fletcher to take a dive, he asks Mike to get a picture that would help put Fletcher away.
    • The Warning
      The Warning
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      Mike is forced to photograph a brutal murder by masked killers to send a message to merchants who refuse to pay protection money. When the police ask him to falsely claim he can identify the killers to smoke them out, he places himself, and his father, in danger.
    • Profile Of A Killer
      Profile Of A Killer
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      Mike is kidnapped by two armed bank robbers and forced to act as official photographer for the ego maniacal leader.
    • Blind Spot
      Blind Spot
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      Mike's wartime buddy is working on an important story when he is murdered in his Lisbon hotel room while on the phone with Mike. Mike travels to Lisbon to investigate and finds conflicting information on his friend.
    • Mute Evidence
      Mute Evidence
      Season 1 - Episode 14
      Mike is invited to the farm of a retired doctor who does research concerning deaf mutes, but, unbeknownst to Mike, the doctor has been murdered. A deaf mute girl has a picture that implicates a farm worker in the doctor's murder.
    • The Picture War
      The Picture War
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      An accountant's widow hires Mike to gather the proof necessary to convict a shady nightclub owner of her husband's murder. After one witness meets with a deadly "accident", Mike uses his camera to try to get the only living witness, the killer's girlfriend, to talk.
    • The Bride
      The Bride
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      Mike uses his photography skills to break up a ruthless marriage racket that swindled a lonely immigrant out of his life savings.
    • Missing
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      To avoid seeing his wife's tawdry past dredged up in the newspapers, a police detective forgoes his own department and turns to Mike to find her after she disappears. Mike discovers she was a pawn in a smuggling operation.
    • Kangaroo Court
      Kangaroo Court
      Season 2 - Episode 14
      A ruthless gang of Army deserters "executes" one of their own for informing on their plot to kidnap movie star Hank Fletcher, who is visiting the French Riviera for the Cannes Film Festival. Mike is sent to France with the uneasy task of protecting Fletcher without Fletcher knowing it.
    • Touch Off
      Touch Off
      Season 2 - Episode 11
      Mike goes undercover for the police to gather evidence against an arson ring by posing as an arsonist.
    • The Last Portrait
      The Last Portrait
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      Mike becomes a fugitive when he is suspected in the assassination of a visiting Arab leader with the use of a gun concealed inside a camera.
    • The Face Of Murder
      The Face Of Murder
      Season 1 - Episode 13
      Mike visits a prison where he has been granted an interview and a picture of a man about to be executed. Moments later, the condemned man takes Mike and a priest hostage in an escape attempt.
    • The Big Squeeze
      The Big Squeeze
      Season 1 - Episode 15

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    • The Positive Negative
      The Positive Negative
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      A restaurant worker snaps a friendly picture of patrons, but in the process unwittingly gets a picture of a wanted mobster, and turns the negative over to Mike. After developing the picture, Mike is abducted by goons working for the mobster, who is prepared to do whatever it takes, including murder, to get the negative and picture.moreless
    • Girl In The Dark
      Girl In The Dark
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      A millionaire hires Mike Kovac to get some photos of a blackmailer.
    • The Killer
      The Killer
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      On his way to Los Angeles on an assignment for a mysterious client, Mike is shot in a small Nevada town by an unknown assailant. The local police chief thinks Mike has something to hide.
    • Double Negative
      Double Negative
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      After Mike gets a picture of a woman believed to have been murdered, he investigates and finds that he is a pawn in an elaborate and deadly hoax, led by an unscrupulous freelance reporter and a nightclub singer.
    • Closeup On Violence
      Closeup On Violence
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      After Mike Kovac takes a picture of a pretty girl, a gang of thugs steals his camera to destroy the film. Kovac decides to investigate and starts looking for the girl.
    • Turntable
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      Someone has faked a photo combining a senator with two gambling bigwigs. The senator suspects Kovac; Kovac investigates.
    • Hot Ice Cream
      Hot Ice Cream
      Season 0 - Episode 2
    • Another Barrier
      Another Barrier
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      Mike is doing a story on an Air Force test pilot and a new plane. When the pilot and plane go missing, Mike tries to convince the pilot's superstitious fiancee that it's not her fault, and that he may still be alive.
    • Eye Witness
      Eye Witness
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      A gentle old man is framed in a hold-up at a restaurant in which a cashier is murdered. Mike uses a picture of the incident taken by another cashier to prove the man in the photograph is not the accused, but a man wearing a disguise.
    • Live Target
      Live Target
      Season 2 - Episode 7
      A gangland gunman threatens the life of a witness and Mike gets the protection job.
    • Black Light
      Black Light
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      Inspector Randolph believes certain officers are accepting bribes, so he asks Mike to take photos of their payoffs.
    • Two Strings Of Pearls
      Two Strings Of Pearls
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      While visiting Rome, Mike runs into a woman whom he'd met four years earlier when she was using another name. She's now working with a con artist who's got his eye on an expensive string of pearls.
    • The Man Below
      The Man Below
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      A woman arranges to have her husband murdered in order to collect his life insurance by having him beaten and thrown down a mine shaft, but her plans go awry when a rescue crew, courtesy of Mike's camera, finds he is alive. Mike, on assignment for the insurance company, helps the rescue crew in an effort to pull the man out.moreless
    • The Big Squeeze
      The Big Squeeze
      Season 1 - Episode 15
      An old acquaintance of Mike's, a gangster named Johnny Rico, is murdered in Mike's presence. Rico's fiancee, Lorraine Nelson, asks Mike to find the killer. In so doing, he finds his life hanging in the balance in a game of tug-of-war between Lorraine and mobsters whom Mike caught on film.