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Season 2

23 :02x01 - Case: Civil Disobedience

Sep/24/1977
Judge Franklin's daughter Bobby who has been away at school decides to come back to Philadelphia to go to college. Franklin is elated she is coming home, especially since he didn't want her to go away but is stunned to learn the real reason she is returning. A lovers' quarrel sends Bobby (Penny Peyser) home to a doting father (Tony Randall).
Guest Stars: Nedra Volz as cellmate | Whit Bissell as Baker | Buddy Douglas as Nizer | James Keach (1) as Bastian
Writer: Tom Chehak

24 :02x02 - Case: The Prodigal Father Returns

Oct/01/1977
Walter (Tony Randall) and his father (Hans Conried) have a reunion after feuding for years. Hans Conried stars as Judge Franklin's prodigal father who returns to Philadelphia to see his son and grandchildren five years after Walter has stopped speaking to him.
Writer: Hugh Wilson

25 :02x03 - Case: Walter Screws Up

Oct/08/1977
After mistakenly convicting a defendant, Walter (Tony Randall) decides to hang up his robes.
Guest Stars: Ron Rifkin as Benten | David Byrd as Pahagan | Dana Gladstone as Watson
Director: Asaad Kelada
Writer: Sy Rosen

26 :02x04 - Case: The Dream Maker

Oct/15/1977
Eleanor (Diana Muldaur), bothered by a sense of monotony, decides to cool her relationship with Walter for a while. Busy work schedules present a problem for Judges franklin and Hooper, and when they manage to find some time together they are invaded by Mario Lanza, who has a crush on the lady judge. Judge Franklin's hightoned lady friend, Judge Eleanor Hooper, attractively, played by Diana Muldaur, is back on the show tonight. Our cooing judges are bugged by a D.A.'s assistant, Mario Lanza by name, an idiot with a mighty crush on the classy Eleanor. It's
familiar material, of course, but Randall and Muldaur are easy to take most of the time.
Guest Stars: Michael Evans as George | Jay W. MacIntosh as Chairwoman | Kenneth Mars as Dr. Stanner
Director: Asaad Kelada

27 :02x05 - Case: The Skin Game

Oct/22/1977
Walter (Tony Randall) is thrilled by his night-school students' test scores, unaware that they cheated en masse.
Guest Stars: Richard Stahl as Pete | Melanie Chartoff as Ginny | Ralph Wilcox as D'Evangelista | Michael Keaton as Zeke

28 :02x06 - Case: The Taking of Reubner 1-2-3

Oct/29/1977
An escaped prisoner (Cleavon Little) holds Miss Reubner hostage in Walter's chambers and demands a getaway plane. A convicted car thief plans to escape from jail, with Miss Reubner as his hostage.
Guest Stars: Cleavon Little as Willie Alexander | Michael Pataki as Captain Roberts | Veronica Redd as Mrs. Alexander | Taurean Blacque as Officer | David Himes as Guard | Kelton Green as LaMar
Director: Hugh Wilson
Writer: Hugh Wilson

29 :02x07 - Case: Love Vs. Excitement

Nov/05/1977
Deserted by his wife Tanya, Jack (Barney Martin) turns to Walter (Tony Randall) for advice.
Guest Stars: Leonard Barr as Newsboy | Nick Stamos as The Chauffeur | Greg Lewis as Harry Fielding | Timothy Blake as Mrs. Fielding | Richard Balin as Cornfeld | Phillip Richard Allen as Glazer (Attorney) | Helen Page Camp as Tanya Terwilliger
Director: Michael Zinberg

30 :02x08 - Case: New Found Franklin

Nov/12/1977
On an impulse, Judge Franklin hires his superior judge's son to fill the job of court clerk, causing him to be constantly agitated by the young man who turns out to be a racist. Walter tries to act hip to put his new clerk (William Turman), a hostile young black, at ease.
Guest Stars: Glynn Turman as Bradshaw | William Marshall as Judge Bradshaw
Director: Asaad Kelada
Writer: Carol Gary

31 :02x09 - Case: Franklin Vs. Casanova

Nov/26/1977
Judge Franklin discovers that his stoic secretary is dating the Casanova who is being judged in a trial.
Guest Stars: Robert Alda as Charlie Finmore

32 :02x10 - Case: Bobby Vs. Michael

Dec/10/1977
Bobby learns that even judges daughters are not exempt from punishment by law, when Walter sends her to jail for contempt of court.
Guest Stars: Michael Burns (1) as Michael
Director: Tony Mordente

33 :02x11 - Case: Franklin Vs. The Generation Gap

Dec/17/1977
Bobby (Penny Peyser) drops out of college and moves in with her boy friend. A fake guru is accused of stealing funds donated by his followers.
Guest Stars: Richard McMurray as Mr. Carp | Lesley Woods (1) as Mrs. Carp | Michael Burns (1) as Michael Houser | Allan Arbus as Hashna-Vedanta/Ron Handelman | Woodrow Parfrey as Davis | Walker Edmiston as Wells

34 :02x12 - Case: The Sylvia Needleman Experience

Dec/24/1977
A flashy real-estate agent (Beverly Garland) has designs on Walter's house.
Guest Stars: John William Young as Morton | Beverly Garland as Sylvia Needleman
Writer: Jay Tarses

35 :02x13 - Case: Kids' Rights

Jan/07/1978
In court, a girl is suing her father; and at home, Oliver is bedeviling his. Mario Lanza is hired by a little girl who wants to be removed from her father's custody, but during the trial, she decides to have Mario removed as her lawyer.
Guest Stars: Dawn Lyn as Jill | Lee Bergere as Clifford
Director: Tony Mordente

36 :02x14 - Case: Bobby and Brian (aka Brian's Song)

Jan/14/1978
The meticulous Walter admits he's overprotective, and feels there aren't too many men who are worthy of his daughter's companionship. But he also feels that Brian, Bobby's new interest, has got to be the pits.
Guest Stars: Brian Dennehy as Brian Sr. | Paul McKenna as Brian | Paula Shaw as Claire
Director: Tony Mordente

37 :02x15 - Case: I Live to Dance

Jan/21/1978
Jack (Barney Martin) and Miss Reubner (Allyn Ann McLerie) put down some surprising steps as impromptu dance-contest partners.
Director: Tony Mordente
Writer: Hugh Wilson

38 :02x16 - Case: The Philadelphia Triangle

Jan/28/1978
Walter (Tony Randall) dates a young admirer while keeping up a relationship with Eleanor (Diana Muldaur). The life of a swinging bachelor can be fun but treacherous, as Walter discovers when he dates Judge Eleanor Hooper at the same time he's dating Melissa Charles, Oliver's ex-school teacher.
Guest Stars: Annette O'Toole as Melissa Charles | Diana Muldaur as Judge Eleanor Hooper
Director: Tony Mordente

39 :02x17 - Case: Twice Is Not Enough

Feb/04/1978
Mrs. McClellan's photographer-nephew (Michael Anderson Jr.) sets out to develop the star qualitites he sees in the Franklins.
Guest Stars: Helen Page Camp as Tanya | Richard Balin as Cornfeld | Phillip Richard Allen as Glazer | Michael Anderson, Jr. as unknown
Director: Asaad Kelada

40 :02x18 - Case: The Eyes of the Law

Feb/11/1978
The only zealous law student in Walter's night-school class may drop out because she is blind.
Guest Stars: Patricia Cosgrove as Nancy | Jane Rose as Mrs. Hilda Tilden | Jack O'Leary as Stanley Hughes | Michael Keaton as Zeke
Director: John C. Chulay

41 :02x19 - Case: The Phantom of the Poconos

Feb/18/1978
An atmosphere of mystery pervades Walter's inherited mountain cabin. Into each comedy series there's always at least one encounter with the unknown, and tonight it's the Franklins' turn as they become stranded in a remote mountain cabin that's haunted.
Guest Stars: Madlyn Rhue as Evelyn | Robert Phalen as Lawyer | John Crawford as Inspector | Jocelyn Brando as Mrs. Griggs
Director: Ken Luber

42 :02x20 - Case: Adios, Mr. Chips

Mar/04/1978
Walter (Tony Randall) finds that hiring a law clerk can be a trying experience.
Guest Stars: Michael Keaton as Zeke | Melanie Chartoff as Ginny | Richard Stahl as Pete | Ralph Wilcox as D'Evangelista
Director: Michael Zinberg

43 :02x21 - Case: The Way It Was

Mar/11/1978
Walter's co-workers recall his first day as a judge somewhat less flatteringly than Walter himself does.
Guest Stars: Michael Durrell as Lawyer Higgins | Carole Mallory as Miss Gordon | Dean Santoro as Lawyer Pratt | Steve Hershon as The Bailiff
Director: Asaad Kelada
Writer: Blake Hunter

44 :02x22 - Case: Wyatt Loves Bonnie

Mar/25/1978
Walter's dad (Hans Conried) announces he's fallen in love with Mrs. McClellan (Rachel Roberts).
Guest Stars: Tim Jerome as Carlson Jr. | Harold Stone as Carlson Sr.
Warning: The Tony Randall Show guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Comedy
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: CBS ( USA)
Airs: Saturdays at 09:30 pm
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: September 23, 1976
Ended: March 25, 1978
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