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The Eddie Capra Mysteries: Nightmare at Pendragon's Castle

Nightmare at Pendragon's Castle, the opening episode, sets up the show's whodunit format and introduces the Capra character. Wealthy and obnoxious publisher Robert Vaughn is done in at his mansion, and the suspect list is also Vaughn's list of dinner guests — each has some motive for wanting him dead.
Capra is put on the case when movie star Janet Margolin is arrested for the killing.
A powerful, sadistic publishing magnate is found slain in the courtyard of his mansion, and as legal sleuth Eddie Capra puts the pieces together he assembles a list of suspects, each of whom has a motive based on past scandals or mistreatment by the murdered man.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x0
Production Number: 31308
Airdate: Friday September 08th, 1978
Special Airtime: 09:00 pm
Special Runtime: 120 Minutes

Guest Stars
George HamiltonGeorge Hamilton
As Leo
Gerald S. OGerald S. O'Loughlin
As Ed
Janet MargolinJanet Margolin
As Daniella
John ConsidineJohn Considine
As Alex
Lois NettletonLois Nettleton
As Jessica
Robert HoganRobert Hogan
As Paul Crowley
Robert VaughnRobert Vaughn
As Charles Pendragon
Robert Walker, Jr.Robert Walker, Jr.
As Toby
Stella StevensStella Stevens
As Gwynneth
Main Cast
Vincent BaggettaVincent Baggetta
As Eddie Capra
Michael Horton (2)Michael Horton (2)
As Harvey Winchell
Wendy PhillipsWendy Phillips
As Lacey Brown
Seven Anne McDonaldSeven Anne McDonald
As Jennie Brown
Ken SwoffordKen Swofford
As J.J. Devlin
Episode Notes
When it was repeated on 22 Dec 1978, this episode was re-titled "Who Killed Charles Pendragon?"

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