Richard Diamond, Private Detective - Season 1

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Episode Guide

  • The Merry-Go-Round Case
    9/23/57
    9.3
    Diamond attempts to convince an old war buddy who has turned to a life of crime to give himself up to the authorities.
  • Venus of Park Avenue
    9/16/57
    8.0
    Diamond is hired to verify the authenticity of an ancient Greek statue, which is suspected of being fake when it is offered for sale at a figure far below its true value.
  • The Pete Rocco Case
    The Pete Rocco Case
    Episode 10
    9/9/57
    8.5
    Diamond plays a game of cat and mouse with an escaped convict who bears a grudge against Diamond for bringing him to justice.
  • The Torch Carriers
    The Torch Carriers
    Episode 9
    8/26/57
    8.3
    Diamond unravels a story of unrequited love and revenge while tracking down a fugitive gangster who is in the possession of a valuable stolen necklace.
  • The Chess Player
    The Chess Player
    Episode 8
    8/19/57
    9.5
    Diamond is hired by a woman to become a bodyguard to her husband, without him knowing it. He is a businessman who has received several threats against his life which he refuses to take seriously.
  • The Big Score
    The Big Score
    Episode 7
    8/12/57
    8.5
    Diamond poses as a rich Canadian and infiltrates a gambling racket in order to learn the truth about a businessman's claims that he witnessed a murder.
  • Hit and Run
    Hit and Run
    Episode 6
    8/5/57
    9.2
    Diamond finds himself facing off against the mob when is hired by a woman to prove that her fiancee is innocent of killing a man in a hit and run auto accident.
  • Picture of Fear
    Picture of Fear
    Episode 5
    7/29/57
    9.8
    While on holiday in the mountains Diamond befriends a young woman who is being pursued by thugs who believe that she has taken some incriminating photos.
  • The Homicide Habit
    The Homicide Habit
    Episode 4
    7/22/57
    8.3
    Diamond sets out to con a recently widowed woman and her lover into believing that he witnessed them kill her late husband so that they could collect the insurance money.
  • Escape from Oak Lane
    7/15/57
    9.8
    A man hires Diamond to watch over his frightened wife while he is out of town, but then Diamond is approached by a pair of doctors from a mental institution who claim she is an escaped patient.
  • Custody
    Custody
    Episode 2
    7/8/57
    8.3
    A woman in the hospital hires Diamond to trail her ex-husband, who she believes has obtained custody of their daughter to use as cover for his shady business practices.
  • The Mickey Farmer Case
    7/1/57
    9.0
    Diamond promises a dying gangster that he will take care of the gangster's girlfriend, unaware that the promise will endanger his life.