The Name of the Game - Season 2

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Episode Guide

  • The Other Kind of Spy
    4/10/70
    8.0

    Jeff Dillon investigates a chemical plant that has blown up and discover that industrial espionage was the motive.

  • One of the Girls in Research
    4/3/70
    0.0

    Howard's research girl has romantic daydreams about him as they try to locate an eccentric conniving industrialist.

  • Jenny Wilde Is Drowning
    3/27/70
    9.5

    On a radio phone-in show, Jeff Dillon finds himself talking to a would-be actress with suicidal tendencies.

  • Echo of a Nightmare
    Echo of a Nightmare
    Episode 23
    3/20/70
    7.0

    Twenty years ago, a six-year-old was kidnapped and later found dead. When the kidnapper is released from jail, he calls Dan Farrell, but is murdered before Farrell gets to him. The reporter's curiosity becomes even more intense when the partner of the abduction victim's millionaire father tries to bribe him to drop his investigations.

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  • Man of the People
    Man of the People
    Episode 22
    3/6/70
    0.0

    Jilted by "populist" tycoon Cesar Rodriguez, Hilary Vanderman wants revenge. She plans to publish a series of articles exposing the popular Rodriguez as a fraud who uses his Mexican heritage to deceive his own people. But is she right, or just vindictive?

  • The Skin Game
    The Skin Game
    Episode 21
    2/27/70
    0.0

    Deaths have been caused by the illegal dilution of medical supplies in a small African nation. Dan Farrell investigates.

  • The King of Denmark
    The King of Denmark
    Episode 20
    2/20/70
    9.4

    Jeff Dillon and Peggy Maxwell investigate when an (allegedly) ancient and invaluable manuscript - perhaps a lost play by Shakespeare - is found. Is it genuine? Peggy subsequently disappears, adding to the mystery.

  • Tarot
    Tarot
    Episode 19
    2/13/70
    8.0

    Glenn Howard is accused to driving a young woman to suicide; he tries to prove that she did not really kill herself and finds himself dangerously entangled with a mysterious sect ruled by the allegedly supernatural power of the Tarot.

  • The Garden
    The Garden
    Episode 18
    1/30/70
    9.0

    Dan Farrell suspects a popular psychiatrist of being strong on placebos but short on ethics. He treats his wealthy patients at a lavish and remote retreat known as The Garden. Farrell sets out to prove that he's up to no good.

  • The Takeover
    The Takeover
    Episode 17
    1/23/70
    6.5

    Appointed as a special envoy, Glenn Howard visits a crisis-torn Asian nation whose head of state allegedly robbed the treasury before disappearing. Some enigmatic ladies reinforce Howard's suspicions of a frame-up; these suspicions spark a probe that sends him into guerrilla territory.

  • Island of Gold and Precious Stones
    1/16/70
    7.5

    A recently-deceased millionaire's fortune seems to have evaporated, and reporter Jeff Dillon wants to find out why. With researcher Peggy Maxwell, he checks out the dead man's family and acquaintances. Why did so powerful and influential a man retire completely from public life as soon as America entered World War II?

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  • The Brass Ring
    The Brass Ring
    Episode 15
    1/9/70
    0.0

    A boxer is suspended when he punches out an obstreperous reporter. Feeling partly responsible, Dan Farrell tries to help the young fighter, soon learning that the boy's manager may be arranging a fixed bout.

  • The Tradition
    The Tradition
    Episode 14
    1/2/70
    8.0

    Glenn Howard and a young Greek woman are forced to flee for their lives after challenging an ancient Greek custom.

  • Laurie Marie
    Laurie Marie
    Episode 13
    12/19/69
    9.3

    When Laurie Marie gets lost on the vast country estate of millionaire industrialist Robert Coates, he posts a $10,000 reward for anyone who can return the girl unharmed. This results in a stampede of mercenary characters, all watched from the sidelines by Jeff Dillon and Peggy.

  • The Power
    The Power
    Episode 12
    12/12/69
    0.0

    Dan Farrell investigates corruption on the waterfront and finds himself in the middle of a power struggle between two brothers battling for control of the longshoreman's union.

  • High Card
    High Card
    Episode 11
    12/5/69
    0.0

    The unfriendly Senator Collins claims to have photographic proof that Glenn Howard was the man who tipped off the Cubans about the Bay of Pigs in 1961.

  • The Civilized Men
    The Civilized Men
    Episode 10
    11/28/69
    0.0

    Dan Farrell heads to Florida to probe into a cattle scam. Someone has been selling tainted meat, the end product of a rustled shipment of government livestock. Could the Mob be involved?

  • The Prisoner Within
    11/14/69
    0.0

    Jeff Dillon investigates the radical methods of prisoner of war training allegedly employed by Colonel Royce. Can the reporter last through the survival training challenge?

  • The Perfect Image
    The Perfect Image
    Episode 8
    11/7/69
    9.7

    Glenn Howard has recently been instrumental in getting the new mayor of Chicago elected. Recently uncovered evidence, however, suggests that he is connected with the Mob. Howard and Peggy Maxwell try to weed out the truth.

  • Give Till It Hurts
    Give Till It Hurts
    Episode 7
    10/31/69
    0.0

    The object of Farrell's latest investigation is a professional fundraiser. Dan recognizes him as a notorious con man, so it should be no problem to expose his racket. But problems there are, especially when an unknown gangster type applies all kinds of pressure.

  • Goodbye Harry
    Goodbye Harry
    Episode 6
    10/24/69
    7.5

    Glenn Howard sends roving reporter Sam Hardy and researcher Peggy Maxwell on a dangerous fact-finding mission. Their job is to find American missile scientist Harry Roarke, who seems to have defected to Cuba. But he may, in reality, be hiding out in the United States, in fear for his life.

  • Chains of Command
    Chains of Command
    Episode 5
    10/17/69
    8.0

    Dan Farrell investigates allegations that the officials of a prison on the Mexican border are shipping out forced labor to local farms and getting rich on kickbacks. Assuming a false identity and taking a job in the border town becomes very hazardous.

  • The Emissary
    The Emissary
    Episode 4
    10/10/69
    0.0

    An old-line French Marxist - who happens to be an old friend of Glenn Howard's - needs his help to pull off a delicate diplomatic mission. The Red Chinese delegation has just stormed out of an international health conference, and Howard must woo them back.

  • Blind Man's Bluff
    Blind Man's Bluff
    Episode 3
    10/3/69
    0.0

    Years ago, district attorney Art Traeger was blinded by an acid attack and his wife's face was mutilated; now he wants to trap the man responsible. Jeff Dillon is tricked into getting involved in his elaborate plot.

  • A Hard Case of the Blues
    9/26/69
    7.0

    Blues singer Jessie Boone's business manager has just died under mysterious circumstances. He swindled Jessie out of $200,000, but she couldn't care less, it seems - and Dan Farrell wants to know why.

  • Lady On the Rocks
    Lady On the Rocks
    Episode 1
    9/19/69
    0.0

    In London, Glenn Howard speculates about the marriage of politician David Windom - it seems happy, but is it a front for his wife's fear and guilt?

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