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Season 1

1 :01x01 - The Taste of Ashes

Oct/05/1959
In the series opener, private eye Rex Randolph tries to track down the killer of his partner.
Guest Stars: Joanna Moore as Karen | Fredd Wayne as Lt. Fontaine | Karl Weber as Ira Grote | Jean Byron as Martha | Isobel Elsom as Serena

2 :01x02 - The Mourning Cloak

Oct/12/1959
A member of the wealthy Cavanaugh family is having sightings of ghostly figures. Rex Randolph travels to the Cavanaugh plantation to investigate the ghostly goings on.
Guest Stars: Margaret Hayes as Della Cavanaugh | Louise Beavers as Mrs. Teale | Bunny Cooper as Julie Cavanaugh | John Hoyt as John/Frederick Cavanaugh | Scatman Crothers as Joe | Howard McLeod as Deputy
Writer: Sig Herzig

3 :01x03 - Torch Song for Trumpet

Oct/19/1959
Cal Calhoun tries to proves that a hot-tempered ex-convict is not guilty of murdering his boss.
Guest Stars: Richard Rust as Kip Kiley | Brad Dexter as Mark Arlen | Steven Ritch as Charlie Seven | Suzanne Lloyd as Cindy Roberts | Jay Adler as Ben Sharkey | Tommy Farrell as Jay O'Hanlon | James Chandler as Lt. Hudson | John Dennis as Brophy | Eddie Cole as The Baron
Story: Jim Barnett | Teleplay: Leo Townsend

4 :01x04 - Woman in the River

Oct/26/1959
A wealthy New Orleans family hires Rex and Cal to investigate the disappearance of their daughter.
Guest Stars: Raymond Bailey as Anthony Picard | Jeanette Nolan as Janet Picard | Denver Pyle as Big Red | Ray Stricklyn as Tony Picard | Henry Brandon as Gator Joe | Robert Griffin as Sheriff Dulaney | Mary Tyler Moore as Elsie Picard
Director: William J. Hole
Writer: Luther Davis

5 :01x05 - Girl in Trouble

Nov/02/1959
Cal steps in when a former galpal is arrested for murder. He soon comes to believe that the killing was gangland related.
Guest Stars: Faith Domergue as Susan Wood | Russ Conway as Barney Harris | Robert J. Wilke as Frankie Mako | Carol Kelly as Fay Dawn | Eddie Cole as The Baron
Director: Reginald LeBorg

6 :01x06 - The Tiger Moth

Nov/09/1959
Rex gets hired to investigate the death of a musician.
Guest Stars: Wilton Graff as Michael Dumont | Roxane Berard as Evelyn and Rose Dumont | Eddie Cole as The Baron | Ann Doran as Mary Dumont
Writer: Marie Baumer

7 :01x07 - Secret of Hyacinth Bayou

Nov/16/1959
Calhoun uncovers a blackmail scheme that involves a reclusive older man and a young damsel.
Guest Stars: Rusty Lane as Pops Polybe | Susan Crane as Marie | Robert Colbert as guest star | Robert J. Wilke as Sheriff

8 :01x08 - Invitation to a Murder

Nov/23/1959
Rex receives an invitation inviting him to the murder of a politician.
Guest Stars: Kathleen Crowley as Adele Decker | Alan Marshal as Jonathan Decker | Tom Drake as Adamson | Paul Dubov as Cutter
Director: Reginald LeBorg
Writer: Stephen Lord

9 :01x09 - Mrs. Viner Vanishes

Nov/30/1959
Cal searches for the missing wife of a friend.
Guest Stars: Wayne Morris (3) as Arthur Viner | Nita Talbot as Lusti Weather | Gail Kobe as Elaine
Director: Paul Henreid
Writer: Irving Elman

10 :01x10 - Light Touch of Terror

Dec/07/1959
Kenny and Melody attend a party honoring the Axeman, a notorious serial killer who terrorized New Orleans in the early 20th century.
Guest Stars: Sue Ane Langdon as Lurene | Kaye Elhardt as Alise Bonvillan | Joe Cronin as Dwayne Ingram | Charity Grace as Mrs. Ingram | Bill Tennant as Chuck | Spencer Williams as Big John | Joseph J. Greene as Fat Man | Barry Kaye as Barker
Director: William J. Hole

11 :01x11 - The Golden Beetle

Dec/14/1959
Rex and Cal are hired by a shop owner to find a stolen talisman and are told that it's disappearance coincided with the disappearance of the husband of the shop owner's niece.
Guest Stars: Frieda Inescort as Charity LeGrande | Mala Powers as April Duroc

12 :01x12 - The Black Magnolia

Dec/21/1959
Cal gets involved in a murder involving the claimants to a fortune reputedly on board an abandoned riverboat.
Guest Stars: Mary Tyler Moore as Laura Montgomery | Sara Haden as Luella Montgomery
Director: Reginald LeBorg
Writer: Earl Baldwin

13 :01x13 - Portrait of Lenore

Dec/28/1959
Rex discovers more than theft when he's hired by an art gallery owner to recover a stolen painting.
Guest Stars: Andrea King as Sybil Dole | Madlyn Rhue as Lenore Lemartine
Director: Robert Gordon

14 :01x14 - Kill with Kindness

Jan/04/1960
Cal poses as a handyman in order to discover whether or not a woman is being poisoned.
Guest Stars: Nancy Gates as Lydia Ames | Isobel Elsom as Maude St. John | Don Burnett as Michael St. John | Walter Burke as Wicks
Director: William J. Hole
Writer: Marie Baumer

15 :01x15 - Inside Man

Jan/11/1960
When his detective brother-in-law is murdered, Rex Randolph investigates.
Guest Stars: Richard Carlyle as Luke Ballard | Dallas Mitchell as Paul Coyne | Virginia Gregg as Ma Ballard | Dolores Donlon as Velma | Michael Dante as Gunner Doyle | Terence de Marney as Arnie Clemson | James Chandler as Taylor | John Dennis as Pockets Keller | Lane Bradford as Bailey | David Tomack as Fingers Ferguson | Rush Williams as Greer | Eddie Foster as Ray Carter | Jonathan Hole as Psychiatrist | Jerry Riggio as Sammy
Teleplay: Howard Browne | Screenplay: Ben Roberts, Ivan Goff

16 :01x16 - Find My Face!

Jan/18/1960
After regaining consciousness, a hit-and-run victim claims to be a different person from whom his identification papers say he is.
Guest Stars: Charles Aidman as Graham Carvay/Bennie | Jean Byron as Grace Carvay | Nita Talbot as Lusti Weather

17 :01x17 - Knock on Any Tombstone

Jan/25/1960
A mysterious killer is apparently using voodoo to do in his victims.
Guest Stars: Jacqueline DeWit (1) as Portia Crowley | Donald Woods (1) as Edmund Horton | Cyril Delevanti as Armond Villiac | Paulene Myers as guest star | Burt Douglas as guest star | Sandra Knight as guest star
Director: William J. Hole

18 :01x18 - Key to the City

Feb/01/1960
Rex Randolph and Kenny Madison are hired to protect a man who has damaging evidence against several corrupt New Orleans politicos.
Guest Stars: Rhodes Reason as Sanders | Shirley Knight as Vera | Tol Avery as Theodore | Paul E. Burns as Connors
Story: Jim Barnett | Teleplay: Robert C. Dennis

19 :01x19 - The 10% Blues

Feb/08/1960
A talent agency uses strongarm tactics to sign up new clients including two friends of Cal and Rex--Lusti Weather and the Baron.
Guest Stars: Marie Windsor as Veda Troy | Lisa Gaye as Clo Williams | Nita Talbot as Lusti Weather | Eddie Cole as The Baron | Sandy Koufax as Doorman | Tristram Coffin as Bartender
Director: William J. Hole

20 :01x20 - Melody in Diamonds

Feb/15/1960
Melody borrows a diamond for her Mardi Gras costume but gets accused of theft when it's discovered that an imitation stone has been substituted for the real thing.
Guest Stars: Gale Robbins as Magda Lazar | Sondra Rodgers as Aunt Samantha | Toni Gerry as Agnes Brisco

21 :01x21 - The House of Ledezan

Feb/22/1960
Once again, Rex tries to prove a female client innocent of a murder charge.
Guest Stars: Paula Raymond as Sonie Ledezan | Tommy Farrell as Jay O'Hanlon | John Carlyle as Gregory | Neil Hamilton (1) as Julius | John Carradine as guest star | Gage Clarke as guest star
Director: William J. Hole

22 :01x22 - Target of Hate

Mar/07/1960
Rex and Cal's office is used by a hitman to assassinate a politician.
Guest Stars: James Coburn as Buzz Griffin | Richard Chamberlain as Dale Willington | John Marley as Artie | Tommy Farrell as O'Hanlon | Saundra Edwards as Gloria

23 :01x23 - The Missing Queen

Mar/14/1960
The disappearance of a beauty queen is linked to a murder.
Guest Stars: Diane McBain as Ginny Costello | Dorothy Johnson as Donna Lou Edison | Lurene Tuttle as Minta Redding | Sheila Bromley as Mrs. Craigle | Dorothea Lord as Ethel | Michael Carr as Jimmy Joe

24 :01x24 - Neon Nightmare

Mar/21/1960
Calhoun sets out to get the goods on racketeers operating in a small town.
Guest Stars: Randy Stuart as Betty Jane Robinson | Jacques Aubuchon as Billy Bob Tate | Myron Healey as Clay Tarbo | Richard Deacon as guest star

25 :01x25 - Wall of Silence

Mar/28/1960
Investigating the death of a client, Rex discovers that an entire community is being victimized by a blackmailer.
Guest Stars: Roxane Berard as Anna Stanek | James Drury as Joe Darle | Jay Novello as David Stanek | Diane McBain as guest star
Writer: Sam Ross

26 :01x26 - Twice Betrayed

Apr/04/1960
Cal must do battle against both a blackmailer and a crooked cop.
Guest Stars: Judson Pratt as Sgt. Bogart | Laurie Mitchell as Lila | Robert Colbert as Jack | Grant Richards as Ferguson | Lewis Charles as Sid Lucas
Director: William J. Hole
Story: Howard Browne | Teleplay: William Bruckner

27 :01x27 - Swamp Fire

Apr/11/1960
Superstitious Cajun oilfield workers are being spooked by mysterious images.
Guest Stars: Rex Reason as Larry McKee | Jacquelyn Ravell as Marie Boudreaux | Don 'Red' Barry as Joe Stagner | Ralph Neff as Tutt
Story: Sig Herzig | Teleplay: Dean Riesner, Sig Herzig

28 :01x28 - If a Body

Apr/18/1960
Lusti Weather gets arrested and the efforts to clear her name lead to a gang of diamond smugglers.
Guest Stars: Nita Talbot as Lusti Weather | Maureen Arthur as Tammy Pearson | John Milford as Nick | Ric Roman as Leval | James Chandler as Lt. Girard

29 :01x29 - Six Hours to Midnight

Apr/25/1960
Calhoun desperately searches for evidence which will save the life of a man about to be executed.
Guest Stars: George D. Wallace as Peter Justin | Melora Conway as Sally Martin | Elaine Davis as Nancy Dumond | Rayford Barnes as Russ Hanson | Victor Buono as Joe Leslie | Joel Marston as Jim Martin | Baynes Barron as Carlos Benito | James Chandler as Detective Anderson | Madame Spivy as Landlady
Director: Charles Rondeau
Story: Richard Bluel | Teleplay: Lee Loeb

30 :01x30 - Last Exit

May/02/1960
Cal and Rex head to the Caribbean to track down a killer.
Guest Stars: Ray Danton as Duke Powell | Madlyn Rhue as Nita Roulas | Joan Marshall as Amanda Hale | Damian O'Flynn as Raoul Roulas | Orval Anderson as Ungar
Story: Douglas Heyes | Teleplay: W. Hermanos

31 :01x31 - Deadly Persuasion

May/09/1960
Cal and Rex investigate trouble at a boys reformatory.
Guest Stars: Andra Martin as Gwen Barnes | Arthur Franz as Dr. Joshua Hart | Rafael Campos as Leo Garcia | Alan Baxter as Hayes

32 :01x32 - Suitable for Framing

May/16/1960
Rex is set up as a patsy by a hot chick and is arrested for murdering the woman's husband.
Guest Stars: Rita Moreno as Manuela Ruiz | Barbara Lord as Hilary St. Claire | Craig Hale as Mark Evans | Carleton Young as Lucian St. Claire

33 :01x33 - False Identity

May/23/1960
This case involves the disappearance of the owner of a transport company who gave a lift to a hot chick and then was never seen again.
Guest Stars: Lisa Gaye as Jane Landis | Irene Hervey as Alice Nichols | Tol Avery as John Nichols | Robert Colbert as Ballard | Carolyn Komant as Gail | John Hubbard as Bryant
Director: William J. Hole
Story: David Goodis | Teleplay: W. Hermanos

34 :01x34 - Green Hell

May/30/1960
Officials of a Latin American country hire Rex Randolph to retrieve important government documents from a band of revolutionaries.
Guest Stars: Suzanne Lloyd as Carlotta Posada | Joe De Santis as Major Hernandez | Fabrizio Mioni as Guilio Alana | Carlos Romero as Ramon Rivera | John Wengraf as Dr. Hans Klaus | Miguel Ángel Landa as Bodyguard
Director: Charles Rondeau
Story: Tom Gries | Teleplay: Al C. Ward, W. Hermanos

35 :01x35 - Ferry to Algiers

Jun/06/1960
Kenny is hired to be a bodyguard for an elderly shop owner.
Guest Stars: Estelle Winwood as Mrs. Barrett | Diane McBain as Christina | Sam Buffington as Rattner | Charles Arnt as Jeff Marshall | Joseph Ruskin as Leo | Hal Torey as Lewis | Holly Bane as Police Sergeant
Director: William J. Hole
Writer: W. Hermanos

36 :01x36 - Wagon Show

Jun/13/1960
The disappearance of a chimp is linked to the murder of a circus performer.
Guest Stars: Horace McMahon as George Talbot | Walter Burke as Napoleon Gunther | Patricia Michon as Yvonne O'Brien | Brad Johnson (2) as Michael Reynard | Paul Picerni as Rossi | Saundra Edwards as Anna

37 :01x37 - Interrupted Wedding

Jun/20/1960
At a wedding, Rex receives word that a time bomb has been planted somewhere in the church.
Guest Stars: Randy Stuart as Betty Jane Robinson | Patrick McVey as John Crane | Whit Bissell as Henry Lombard/Norman Lombard | James Chandler as Lt. Girard | Frank Gerstle as Sgt. Steve Travis | John Maxwell (1) as Dr. Powers | Jon Lormer as Organist | Carolyn Komant as Shelly Crane

38 :01x38 - Reunion

Jun/27/1960
Cal searches for a teenage girl who fled school in search of her missing father.
Guest Stars: Dianne Foster as Marcia Sterling | Marlene Willis as Ellen Landers | Bert Freed as Big Tom Lanza | Lou Krugman as Max Runkle | James Chandler as Lt. Girard | Dorothea Lord as Miss Blodgett | Lewis Charles as Louie | Baynes Barron as Joey | Howard McLeod as Policeman
Director: William J. Hole
Story: Nelson Gidding | Teleplay: W. Hermanos

39 :01x39 - Teresa

Jul/04/1960
Hoods and a hurricane named Teresa complicate Rex's search for a missing playboy.
Guest Stars: Andra Martin as Jan Dennison | Karen Steele as Barbara Komack | Marie Windsor as Mara Lane | Robert J. Wilke as Morey | Brad Dexter as Mark Comden | Richard Rust as Brad Dennison | John Beradino as Joe Komack | Gary Vinson as Lenny | Gary Conway (1) as Dave
Director: William J. Hole
Story: Whitman Chambers | Teleplay: W. Hermanos
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Classification: Scripted
Genre: Drama | Mystery
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: ABC ( USA)
Airs: Mondays at 08:30 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: October 05, 1959
Ended: September 26, 1960
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