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    • Twenty Aching Years
      Twenty Aching Years
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      10/20/62
      7.7
    • Run Softly, Oh Softly
      Run Softly, Oh Softly
      Season 1 - Episode 20
      1/26/63
      7.4
      Mitch Dawlt has fled the country after defrauding an insurance company for a lot of money. But he's left behind something of more importance: his daughter.
    • Where There's a Will
      Where There's a Will
      Season 1 - Episode 15
      12/22/62
      7.4
    • Everybody's Playing Polo
      Everybody's Playing Polo
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      12/14/62
      7.2
    • Maddon's Folly
      Maddon's Folly
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      10/27/62
      7.2
      A woman's father died leaving $150,000 of embezzled debt.
    • Accomplice
      Accomplice
      Season 1 - Episode 25
      3/9/63
      7.2
    • Nor Practice Makes Perfect
      Nor Practice Makes Perfect
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      9/29/62
      6.8
    • The Bird of Warning
      The Bird of Warning
      Season 1 - Episode 10
      11/17/62
      6.8
      Diana Hyland plays a rich girl who has been arrested for drunk driving. Turns out she is an ex-fiancee of Hank Tabor, Sam Benedict's assistant, played by Richard Rust. He takes her in hand, for old time's sake, and suffers the consequences, though he ends up figuring out what her problem is and it isn't really drinking, it's a chemical imbalance. Nice scenes with those two. Another story involves the guest star George Tobias as a Hungarian who owns an ethnic restaurant. He's 80, married to a 42 year old and they want to divorce, but of course, Sam saves their marriage!moreless
    • Nothing Equals Nothing
      Nothing Equals Nothing
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      10/6/62
      6.7
      Benedict goes for the insanity plea after a well known lady murders her socialite husband.
    • Season For Vengeance
      Season For Vengeance
      Season 1 - Episode 28
      3/30/63
      6.6
    • Too Many Strangers
      Too Many Strangers
      Season 1 - Episode 13
      12/8/62
      6.5
      Larry Wilcox is accused of the murder of a prominent citizen in San Francisco, and asks Benedict to help in his defense.
    • Some Fires Die Slowly
      Some Fires Die Slowly
      Season 1 - Episode 22
      2/16/63
      6.5
      A successful family business burns to the ground and the owner is accused of setting the fire, until his son suddenly becomes a suspect.
    • Hear The Mellow Wedding Bells
      Hear The Mellow Wedding Bells
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      11/3/62
      6.0
      Sarah Friedman was married in a civil ceremony. Her traditionally minded mother is soon to arrive and she asks Sam to convince her husband to go through another wedding, this time with a Rabbi.
    • The View from an Ivory Tower
      The View from an Ivory Tower
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      11/24/62
      6.0
    • Read No Evil
      Read No Evil
      Season 1 - Episode 26
      3/16/63
      6.0
      Robert Lansing gives a powerful performance as a high school teacher fighting against censorship in a small town. To complicate matters, Lansing may be in love with one of his students. A pilot for a series with Lansing but NBC decided to go with James Franciscus in "Mr. Novak".
    • Hannigan
      Hannigan
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      9/15/62
      6.0
      When her husband suddenly dies, Patricia Hannigan turns to the family's closest friend, Sam Benedict, for help in settling the estate. One of the survivors is the deceased's playboy brother James.
    • Image Of A Toad
      Image Of A Toad
      Season 1 - Episode 23
      2/23/63
      5.7
      A convict in Alcatraz has been carrying a torch for the prison psychologist. He will soon be paroled, but insists that he can't continue the relationship on the outside.
    • The Boiling Point
      The Boiling Point
      Season 1 - Episode 18
      1/12/63
      5.7
      Two old friends are at odds, one a police officer, the other a mobster. The cop now is out to make his old friend's life miserable.
    • A Split Week In San Quentin
      A Split Week In San Quentin
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      9/22/62
      5.5
      Sam is hired by an entertainer who was charged with drug possession, but it was his obnoxious attitude that got him convicted.
    • The Target Over The Hill
      The Target Over The Hill
      Season 1 - Episode 16
      12/29/62
      5.5
      Billy Stone is a young boy who is about to be adopted by loving foster parents, until the proceedings are interrupted by his natural mother, claiming she is no longer addicted to drugs and is there to take her son back.
    • Life Is a Lie, Love Is a Cheat
      Life Is a Lie, Love Is a Cheat
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      11/10/62
      5.5
    • So Various, So Beautiful
      So Various, So Beautiful
      Season 1 - Episode 14
      12/15/62
      5.5
    • Seventeen Gypsies and a Sinner Named Charlie
      3/2/63
      4.7
    • Sugar and Spice and Everything....
      Sugar and Spice and Everything....
      Season 1 - Episode 21
      2/6/63
      4.7
      Hank takes on the case of Amy Vickers, a dancer who cannot remember what happened the night her husband was killed.
    • Tears For A Nobody Doll
      Tears For A Nobody Doll
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      10/13/62
      4.7
      A young mother retains Sam to help her keep custody of her soon to be born child, against the efforts of her in-laws, who think she's mentally unfit to care for the baby.
    • Not Even the Gulls Shall Weep
      Not Even the Gulls Shall Weep
      Season 1 - Episode 17
      1/5/63
      4.4
    • Of Rusted Cannons and Fallen Sparrows
      3/23/63
      4.2
    • Green Room, Grey Morning
      Green Room, Grey Morning
      Season 1 - Episode 19
      1/19/63
      3.8