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Ironside: The Countdown

A man, Caesar, attaches an explosives belt to a scientist, Dr. Norman, and sends him to the Commissioner's office. Caesar then demands that the police release three men from prison or he'll detonate the belt.

Episode Info
Episode number: 6x10
Airdate: Thursday November 23rd, 1972

Director: Don Weis
Writer: Bill S. Ballinger

Special Guest Stars
Jackie CooperJackie Cooper
As Dr. Norman Chase

Guest Stars
Johnny SevenJohnny Seven
As Lt. Carl Reese

Co-Guest Stars
Gene LyonsGene Lyons
As The Commissioner (Commissioner Dennis Randall)
Ted GehringTed Gehring
As Harmon
John DennisJohn Dennis
As Hank Dowman
Mark LambertMark Lambert
As Harv Fowler
Eric ServerEric Server
As Volker
Ed LauterEd Lauter
As Newton
Steve PendletonSteve Pendleton
As Dr. Warner
Main Cast
Raymond BurrRaymond Burr
As Robert Ironside
Don GallowayDon Galloway
As Det. Sgt. Ed Brown
Don MitchellDon Mitchell
As Mark Sanger
Elizabeth BaurElizabeth Baur
As Fran Belding
Episode Quotes
The Commissioner: Oh, this is ridiculous, Bob. That thing, that belt, what's so deadly about that? Some kind of hoax, a bluff.
Ironside: Dennis, even the way you play poker, you have to respect the bluff until you have the facts.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorCollier Young
Executive ProducerCy Chermak
ProducerAlbert Aley
Music SupervisorHal Mooney
Set DecoratorJames M. Walters, Sr.
Director of PhotographyBud Thackery
Story EditorNorman Jolley
Art DirectorLloyd S. Papez
Music ScoreMarty Paich
Film EditorEdward W. Williams
SoundFrank H. Wilkinson
Assistant DirectorJames A. Westman
Production ExecutiveRobert Benevides
Unit ManagerHenry Kline
Editorial SupervisorRichard Belding
CostumesGrady Hunt
Theme MusicQuincy Jones
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