Peter Gunn - Season 1

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Episode Guide

  • The Portrait
    Episode 38
    6/15/59
    8.5
    An unfaithful wife is dismayed that after her lovers death a portrait of her goes missing, she hires Gunn to retrieve the painting.
  • The Coffin
    Episode 37
    6/8/59
    6.7
    Gunn is hired to accompany a coffin to Mexico City, the hitch is that there is no body in the coffin only money stolen during a robbery.
  • Vendetta
    Episode 36
    6/1/59
    7.8
    Somebody shoots Edie in an attempt to get to Gunn. Jacoby still in the hospital gives Pete a clue as to who is seeking revenge.
  • Kill from Nowhere
    Episode 35
    5/25/59
    7.8

    Wealthy invalid Louise Reardon has an attempt made on her life and Gunn is hired to find her aide, Scully.

  • Bullet for a Badge
    Episode 34
    5/18/59
    9.0
    An attempt on Lt. Jacoby is made when he receives a mysterious phone call and set up for a bullet.
  • 5/11/59
    6.7

    Fan Dancer Darling Lillian of The Green Dragon is given a special fan, one that holds the key to the past.

  • The Family Affair
    Episode 32
    5/4/59
    8.5
    B.E. Raleigh's only relative, a nephew named Martin, was imprisoned for stealing from his uncle's company. Now that the Uncle is dying there are many attempts on the rich uncle's life to make his demise quicker.
  • Love Me to Death
    Episode 31
    4/27/59
    8.7

    Three lonely rich sisters and one of them finds a boyfriend, but is he really interested in her or her money? Five dead wives tell a different story.

  • February Girl
    Episode 30
    4/20/59
    7.7
    Model June Holton witnesses the murder of a photographer, only problem is she wasn't wearing her glasses and can't identify him.
  • Skin Deep
    Episode 29
    4/13/59
    8.1
    Wealthy Helena Mears hires Peter Gunn to investigate the disappearance of her young sister Katie. Pete learns that Helena, lonely and jealous of Katie's popularity, has met an amorous but unscrupulous Latin who has been secretly seeing Katie.
  • Pay Now, Kill Later
    Episode 28
    4/6/59
    8.4
    After serving 14 years for a crime he did not commit, Spain decides to commit the crime he was sentenced and already served time for.
  • Breakout
    Episode 27
    3/30/59
    8.7

    An escaped gangster lives in a rundown apartment undetected, wearing bandages. He hires Gunn to locate his brother and finds out if the man was involved in a payroll robbery.

  • Keep Smiling
    Episode 26
    3/23/59
    8.6
    Peter Gunn poses as a professional bowler to investigate a case of blackmail and murder.
  • The Lederer Story
    Episode 25
    3/16/59
    6.9
    Mr. Lederer falls overboard on his yacht at night, and soon after his wife is poisoned, Gunn investigates.
  • The Ugly Frame
    Episode 24
    3/9/59
    8.9
    Lt. Jacoby tries to nail Quoit on a murder charge but is foiled by misinformation.
  • The Dirty Word
    Episode 23
    3/2/59
    7.8

    After her husband is murdered, Louise Sinclair hits the bottle and her husband's lawyer consoles her.

  • Edie Finds a Corpse
    Episode 22
    2/23/59
    7.9
    Edie is having her apartment renovated and during the renovations she uncovers a body.
  • Scuba
    Episode 21
    2/16/59
    8.3
    A series of unsolved robberies have an insurance company looking to Pete to find the culprits. The investigation begins where a partner in a diving company was found murdered, and Pete hooks up with a Don Ho fan who is into water sports.
  • Pecos Pete
    Episode 20
    2/9/59
    7.4

    There's trouble in Texas when a cowboy gets clobbered, and his brother, a cattle baron, hires Pete to find his killer. The welcome is none too warm, even when Pete goes native and dons the local attire.

  • 2/2/59
    8.9
    Peter Gunn is hired by a man known as the Baron to protect Rowena, the roommate of a murdered carnival dancer. Rowena is the Baron's girlfriend, and when she becomes infatuated with Gunn, the Baron threatens the private investgator.
  • The Missing Night Watchman
    1/26/59
    7.0
    A body gets dumped off the pier, and Peter is hired by the proprietor of an antiquities shop to locate a stash of diamonds owned by an eccentric collector. Be prepared for some great dialogue.
  • Let's Kill Timothy
    Episode 17
    1/19/59
    7.0
    The stolen diamonds are hidden but where? The only clue left is Timothy the seal and why would anyone want to kill him?
  • The Fuse
    Episode 16
    1/5/59
    7.4
    A union boss's birthday starts off with a bang, and the crime boss who is the chief suspect wants Pete to clear his name before the situation gets even more explosive.
  • The Leaper
    Episode 15
    12/29/58
    8.9
    An elderly circus performer is shot by a man using a high-powered rifle while standing on the ledge of an apartment building. The man's wife asks Peter Gunn to investigate the death of her husband.
  • 12/22/58
    8.2

    A young man is accused of murder, and the only witnesses for the defense are two nuns who are unable to leave their convent.

  • The Jockey
    Episode 13
    12/15/58
    8.1

    When Billy Arnet's girlfriend falls through a skylight to her death, Gunn is hired to prove it was murder, not an accident.

  • The Torch
    Episode 12
    12/8/58
    9.1

    A man is burned to death. His widow hires Peter Gunn to find out who killed him.

  • 12/1/58
    6.8

    Ten minutes before his execution, a convicted murder hires Peter Gunn to find the $700,000 he stole, hand it over to the bond company, collect the 10% reward, and give it to his daughter.

  • 11/24/58
    8.6
    Roy Davidson the D.A.'s son is being framed for a crime he did not commit, Gunn investigates and is surprised by what he undercovers.
  • Image of Sally
    Episode 9
    11/17/58
    7.7
    Nightclub singer Sally Hall is caught between two crime bosses who intend to have her at all costs.
  • Rough Buck
    Episode 8
    11/10/58
    8.2
    A famous boxer is murdered. Pete is hired by the dead fighter's brother to find the killer. Peter Gunn's investigation leads him to a shady fight manager and a nightclub stripper.
  • Lynn's Blues
    Episode 7
    11/3/58
    7.8

    Singer Lynn Martel has lost all hope after her boyfriend has been killed. The killing was arranged by Nat Kreuger, Martel's obsessed boss. When Peter Gunn tries to help her, his life also becomes endangered.

  • 10/27/58
    7.1
    Pete is asked by a religious cult leader to find a missing girl and the money she had access to.
  • The Frog
    Episode 5
    10/20/58
    8.5
    Pete is called by a gangster's leg man who is then murdered. Pete becomes involved in a search for incriminating evidence.
  • The Blind Pianist
    Episode 4
    10/13/58
    9.0
    A "blind" pianist witnesses a murder and, to protect his secret, hires Pete to find the killer.
  • The Vicious Dog
    Episode 3
    10/6/58
    7.7

    A newspaper reporter writing an expose of a crime boss is attacked by a dog. Pete is called in to investigate.

  • Streetcar Jones
    Episode 2
    9/29/58
    7.7

    A jazz musician is killed and another musician is accused. Pete is called in to the case but a jazz musician friend of his.

  • The Kill
    Episode 1
    9/22/58
    7.0

    When gangsters try to extort protection money from nightclub owner Mother, she asks private eye Peter Gunn to intervene. When she refuses to pay, a bomb is set off in her night club.