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After his wife and child are killed in a car bomb meant for him, Frank Cannon (William Conrad), detective with the Los Angeles Police Department, resigns from the force to become a private investigator. Cruising for justice in his signature Lincoln Continental Mark IV, Cannon makes an effort to take clients from every walk of life, though he charges the rich hefty fees in order to satisfy his penchant for the finer things in life.

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  • 8/27 3:00AMRevenge
    "Cannon is haunted by the memories of his time in the Korean War."
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    "A kidnapping with shady overtones compels a millionaire to hire Cannon for the investigation."
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    "Cannon investigates the mysterious death of a scientist who was killed by a laser beam."
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Episode Guide

Season 1
  • Season 1
  • Season 2
  • Season 3
  • Season 4
  • Season 5

Ep 1: The Salinas Jackpot

Frank Cannon is called in to investigate a robbery and murder of six people at a rodeo. The police had come up with nothing after six weeks except for the knowledge that there was a film taken of the rodeo at the day of the crime. Cannon believes that there is a possibility that the rodeo clowns may have played a part in the crime and must now learn where the clown suit came from. Aired: 9/14/1971

Ep 2: Death Chain

The death of a bank manager's mistress leads Cannon into a case of murder and betrayal. Aired: 9/21/1971

Ep 3: Call Unicorn

Cannon goes undercover as a truck driver to investigate a series of hijackings. Aired: 9/28/1971

Ep 4: Country Blues

Cannon is hired to investigate when a famous singer is killed in a plane crash. But for some reason, his family is not cooperating and wants the case closed quickly. Aired: 10/5/1971

Ep 5: Scream of Silence

Young Charles Lassiter has been kidnapped and the crime seems to be an inside job. But when Charles escapes, he must be silenced before he can reveal who the kidnapper was. Aired: 10/12/1971

Ep 6: Fool's Gold

The townspeople of the deserted city of Julien, create a conspiracy by using stolen money as a means to make their area look like a boomtown again. Aired: 10/19/1971

Ep 7: The Girl in the Electric Coffin

A search for a missing girl leads Frank into a case of murder and a romantic triangle when Cannon is hired by the child's mother. Aired: 10/26/1971

Ep 8: Dead Pigeon

A murderer has blamed his crime on a innocent cop and Cannon is out to prove who the real killer is. Aired: 11/9/1971

Ep 9: A Lonely Place to Die

A syndicate boss may just be next in line to be murdered when Cannon investigates a case involving a triple homicide. Aired: 11/16/1971

Ep 10: No Pockets in a Shroud

When an heir of a millionaire who prefers to live like a hermit is discovered to be missing, Cannon in hired to investigate and uncovers a mysterious case of murder and embezzlement. But the case is hampered by the hermit's attorney. Aired: 11/23/1971

Ep 11: Stone Cold Dead

The reopening of the cold case of a salesgirl reveals that a bicycle she sold may be a clue to her death. Aired: 11/30/1971

Ep 12: Death Is a Double Cross

Cannon is hired to be a bodyguard for the daughter of a broker and his grandchildren, but is drawn in when the broker reveals that he believes his son in law is involved in a murder. Aired: 12/7/1971

Ep 13: The Nowhere Man

An accountant wants to teach the world a lesson about the production of a deadly nerve gas when he steals a can of the substance. Aired: 12/14/1971

Ep 14: Flight Plan

A political refugee gets a unwilling helping hand from Frank when he creates a change of identity to help flee the country. Aired: 12/28/1971

Ep 15: Devil's Playground

A former motorcycle officer who was disabled when a thief tried to steal the payroll from an armored car, seeks Frank's help for the purpose of exacting his revenge. Aired: 1/4/1972

Ep 16: Treasure of San Ignacio

Stolen precious artifacts from a church in Mexico, has Cannon in search of three suspects. Aired: 1/11/1972

Ep 17: Blood on the Vine

A doctor who is conducting a medical research project at the state prison is the victim of harassment. Aired: 1/18/1972

Ep 18: To Kill a Guinea Pig

Cannon discovers that a man is posing as the son of a wine maker is likely the suspect of the three death attempts already tried against his "father." Aired: 2/1/1972

Ep 19: The Island Caper

An ex-con is threatened when his safe cracking skills are needed for a theft of 1 million dollars. Aired: 2/8/1972

Ep 20: A Deadly Quiet Town

The parents of a teen girl hire Cannon when they discover a charismatic young man is trying to lure their daughter into a cult. Aired: 2/15/1972

Ep 21: A Flight of Hawks

A suicide by a pilot leads to the discovery of a plan by a mercenary group to launch a coup of a small African country. Aired: 2/22/1972

Ep 22: The Torch

Cannon is hired by a man who is charged with arson and murder by burning down his textile company which killed his wife who was trapped inside. Aired: 2/29/1972

Ep 23: Cain's Mark

Cannon is hired when a young brother of a gun manufacturer and collector vanishes from sight. Aired: 3/7/1972

Ep 24: Murder by Moonlight

A young convict is being harassed by a prisoner who is running a gambling operation inside of the lock up. Aired: 3/14/1972

Ep 25: Bad Cats and Sudden Death

Public prosecutor Mike Arnold needs Cannon's help. He is suspected of the murder of his wife. His problem: Dubious friends want him to finish a corruption investigation. Aired: 9/13/1972

Ep 26: Sky Above, Death Below

A trade union boss dies in the mountains of Colorado. His daughter believes it was murder and hires Cannon to investigate. While the detective is inspecting of the scene someone pursues him. Aired: 9/20/1972

Ep 27: Bitter Legion

A paramilitary troop wants to rob the income of a football stadium. In search of one of the gangsters Cannon approaches the gang and pretends to want to take part in the foray. Aired: 9/27/1972

Ep 28: That Was No Lady

Lawyer Jane Butler is threatened. She is told to give up the defense of two burglars. When the menace becomes incendiary the lady begins to fret. Jane asks for Cannon's help. Aired: 10/4/1972

Ep 29: Stakeout

Aired: 10/11/1972

Ep 30: The Predators

Frank Cannon believes that this time he has accepted a peaceful job. He must protect the bar of a friend, Millie Carroll, against robberies. However, suddenly he finds himself amid a complex love story. Aired: 10/18/1972

Ep 31: A Long Way Down

An illegal immigrant from Mexico has died in a coyote's case. Sheep grower Rita McBain is accused of the deed. Cannon must prove Rita's innocence and deal with a human smuggler ring. Aired: 10/25/1972

Ep 32: The Rip-Off

Dr. Simeon is accused by orderly Duran of stealing drugs in the Metropolitan Hospital . Cannon has to find out whether this is right. Aired: 11/1/1972

Ep 33: Child of Fear

Paul Stubber taps the computer of the railroad company to be able to rob cars with valuable goods. However, nothing can be proved against him. Cannon finds Stubber's weak spot: The crook fights for the right to keep his son. Aired: 11/15/1972

Ep 34: The Shadow Man

Frank Cannon is hired to search missing rancher Dale Lucas following his wife's order. He notes that the guard service of the ranch has been replaced. Aired: 11/22/1972

Ep 35: Hear No Evil

Reporter Molly Stoner needs the help of her friend Frank Cannon. The police wants to take her in coercive detention. Molly affirms that infamous gangster Benje Canto has been murdered. Yet her source cannot be revealed. Aired: 11/29/1972

Ep 36: The Endangered Species

Bill Coates, Cannon's old friend, a boat builder, finds himself charged in his son's hunting-accident death. Unbeknown to Coates his lawyer is the man behind the homicide. Aired: 12/13/1972

Ep 37: Nobody Beats the House

Cannon faces a mob kingpin threatening the life of a gambler's wife. Toby Hauser has accumulated 200,000 dollars in game debts. When he hides away his wife asks Cannon for help. Toby wants to put everything on a map. This game should be his last. Either he wins, or he dies. Aired: 12/20/1972

Ep 38: Hard Rock Roller Coaster

Aired: 1/3/1973

Ep 39: The Dead Samaritan

Mrs. Manning, a former policewoman, hires Cannon when her husband becomes the victim of blackmailers. The man is an electrician specialized in wiretapping. Three criminals find that the electrician has recorded one of his conversations. Aired: 1/10/1973

Ep 40: Death of a Stone Seahorse

A smuggler is attacked by mobsters interested in learning where he has hidden his booty. He escapes in Raymond Durstin's gallery. He turns to Cannon. Aired: 1/17/1973

Ep 41: Moving Target

A murderer believes there's no other way out than putting the blame of a crime he committed on his sister, a retarded girl. Aired: 1/31/1973

Ep 42: Murder for Murder

A writer was murdered. His latest book would deal with the biography of an industrialist. Cannon must protect the co-author and investigate the activities of the industrialist. Aired: 2/7/1973

Ep 43: To Ride a Tiger

Aired: 2/14/1973

Ep 44: The Prisoners

Gordon Bell gets involved in a fight. When his opponent dies, Gordon is arrested and charged with murder. Cannon has to bring the truth to light . The corpulent detective soon discovers that Gordon is only a pawn in a devilish scheme. Aired: 2/21/1973

Ep 45: The Seventh Grave

Cannon investigates a kidnapping case. The lawyer David Rackham has been abducted. Because he is diabetic and needs a certain drug, Cannon questions the pharmacists of the surroundings. Aired: 2/28/1973

Ep 46: Catch Me If You Can

A young girl turns up dead at the yacht party thrown by two jet set brothers, Edgar and Norman Bruce. Her father, George Able, wants to exact revenge, but before he can even get close to the siblings he is beaten up by his henchmen. Cannon is hired by Abel's second daughter. Aired: 3/7/1973

Ep 47: Press Pass to the Slammer

Tim Jardine was persuaded by his friends Amy and Claude to blackmail his father for 50,000 dollars. Nevertheless, Jardine's father is facing bankruptcy and Claude loses his patience and becomes a criminal. Aired: 3/14/1973

Ep 48: Deadly Heritage

Publisher Quigley asks Cannon for help. He believes that hotel proprietor Rawdon has killed six girls. When the seventh victim is found, however, it's Quigley himself who becomes the prime suspect. A lab assistant manipulates the samples used in the framework of the murders. Aired: 3/21/1973

Ep 49: He Who Digs a Grave: Part 1

A serial murder targets Cannon as his next victim. At first the homicide wanted to be finally released from his compulsion to kill. Cannon accepted to help him. But Cannon got too involved in the the killer's demands. Aired: 9/12/1973

Ep 50: He Who Digs a Grave: Part 2

A lady journalist is forced to reveal her sources in a murder news or she will go to jail on a contempt charge. She enlist Cannon's service to unravel the murder of a missing excursionist. Aired: 9/12/1973

Ep 51: Memo from a Dead Man

A rich lady, Cecilia Lasher, hires Cannon to locate the son her husband abandoned years before. She turns to Cannon after being blackmailed and terrorized. Aired: 9/19/1973

Ep 52: Hounds of Hell

Frank travels to a small ranching town to help out a writer friend charged with a double murder. Frank's only clue is a cryptic note left by the man's wife. Aired: 9/26/1973

Ep 53: Target in the Mirror

Frank struggles to prove his friend did not commit murder, but someone (the real killer) is working equally hard to thwart him. Aired: 10/3/1973

Ep 54: Murder by Proxy

A dead man hires Cannon! The man's will requires than an investigator look into his death, so Christopher Grant hires Cannon to see if any of the man's scheming relatives might have helped him to an early exit. Aired: 10/10/1973

Ep 55: Night Flight to Murder

A man hires Cannon to find out who is using trained dogs to kill the man he served with in Vietnam, and why. It might have something to do with the unit's commanding officer, permanently disabled, perhaps by his own men. Aired: 10/17/1973

Ep 56: Come Watch Me Die

A mob killer murders Cannon's client. But the killer is someone Cannon will never suspect, and that leaves him unprepared when he is accused of the crime. Aired: 10/24/1973

Ep 57: The Perfect Alibi

Cannon tries to extract reporter Peggy Angel from a clever frame. Who is the real murderer, and why frame this particular person? Aired: 10/31/1973

Ep 58: Dead Lady's Tears

When a plane carrying three million in negotiable securities vanishes, the insurance carrier hires Cannon to find out what happened to it. Aired: 11/7/1973

Ep 59: The Limping Man

A murderer confined to a psychiatric hospital escapes. He's looking for his wife, whom he believes framed him for murder. Aired: 11/14/1973

Ep 60: Trial by Terror

The victim of a burglary hires Cannon. He's sure he knows who stole $50,000 from his wall safe and only needs Cannon to prove it. The problem is, the suspect was in jail at the time of the robbery! Aired: 11/21/1973

Ep 61: Murder by the Numbers

After a model ends up dead, the man last seen with her hires Cannon. He insists the girl was alive when he left her, so Cannon starts to dig - and turns up quite a collection of motives. Aired: 11/28/1973

Ep 62: Valley of the Damned

When a counterfeiting suspect escapes custody, rumors fly that Jim Farragut, the cop in charge of him, succumbed to either greed or cowardice. Jim's an old friend, so Cannon agrees to find a witness Jim claims can prove that he neither took a bribe nor experienced a failure of courage. Aired: 12/5/1973

Ep 63: A Well Remembered Terror

Aired: 12/12/1973

Ep 64: Arena of Fear

Socialite Doris Hawthorne's fiance disappears. Only then does she learn he was actually married to a Swiss woman, and also a blackmailing extortionist with a long list of enemies, many of whom want his files. Aired: 12/19/1973

Ep 65: Photo Finish

Frank agrees to look into a murder, convinced the Indian suspect did not commit the crime. His investigation unearths dozens of missing Indians and a drug smuggling ring. Aired: 1/2/1974

Ep 66: Duel in the Desert

Years earlier, Mel Danvers organized a successful hijacking and walked away with a cool million. But there is a witness: a stewardess. Danvers engineers a campaign of terror to keep her mum, until Cannon puts a stop to it. Aired: 1/16/1974

Ep 67: Where's Jennifer?

Boxer Ron Johnson's manager convinces him that he killed a man in a barroom brawl, and uses that control to get the fighter to throw a bout so he can collect a fortune in unfair wages. Johnson's fiancee hires Cannon to dig him out from under. Aired: 1/23/1974

Ep 68: Blood Money

Aired: 2/6/1974

Ep 69: Death of a Hunter

General O'Hara, now a mercenary, hires Cannon to find his brother's killer. But the mercenary knows more than he's admitting, and Cannon finds himself in someone's cross hairs. Aired: 2/13/1974

Ep 70: The Cure That Kills

Aired: 2/20/1974

Ep 71: Bobby Loved Me

Cannon delivers a ransom, but the deal goes bad and Cannon winds up with no memory of the event, kidnappers on his trail, and people willing to exploit his lack of memory. Aired: 2/27/1974

Ep 72: Triangle of Terror

Aired: 3/13/1974

Ep 73: The Stalker

Reclusive Virginia McKellar insists her sister did not die five years earlier, as everyone believes, and she'll willing to pay Cannon to prove it. Aired: 3/20/1974

Ep 74: Kelly's Song

The man who arranged the death of an embezzler cannot find the loot. But Cannon might, when he investigates on behalf of the man framed for the murder. But Cannon's client might be closer to the case than he lets on. Aired: 9/11/1974

Ep 75: The Hit Man

An expert hunter and gamekeeper dies, mauled to death by a lion that was supposedly tranquilized. His widow hires Cannon to figure out what happened and who is responsible. Aired: 9/18/1974

Ep 76: Voice from the Grave

"Reverend" Will can heal the sick by the power of faith. Or can he? Either way, his "powers" won't keep a witness to murder from coming forward, and that means... another murder. Aired: 9/25/1974

Ep 77: Lady in Red

A young dancer who teaches at a lonely hearts club winds up dead. One of his clients hires Cannot to find out who killed him. It isn't long before Frank discovers the dancer was also a con man who had bilked several women out of their life savings. And that lengthens the list of suspects considerably. Aired: 10/2/1974

Ep 78: The Deadly Trail

Kathy Ackers hires Cannon to find out why her father, a banker, committed suicide at a Caribbean resort. She thinks he was murdered, and wants Cannon to prove it. But the man was embezzling from his own bank, so maybe he did have a motive to kill himself... Aired: 10/16/1974

Ep 79: The Exchange

Private eyes so rarely get a vacation free of peril, and Cannon is no exception. He goes fishing, little knowing that someone from his police past is hunting him: a murderer determined on revenge for the time he spent in prison. Aired: 10/23/1974

Ep 80: The Avenger

Aired: 10/30/1974

Ep 81: A Killing in the Family

A former prostitute aids Cannon in an investigation involving mobsters. Aired: 11/6/1974

Ep 82: Flashpoint

Aired: 11/13/1974

Ep 83: The Man Who Couldn't Forget

Cannon is in a full blown jam when he gets mistaken for the assassin of a bishop. Aired: 11/20/1974

Ep 84: The Sounds of Silence

Cannon stirs up a hornet's nest worth of trouble after re-opening the case of an old shooting. Aired: 12/4/1974

Ep 85: The Prisoner

Aired: 12/11/1974

Ep 86: Daddy's Little Girl

Aired: 12/18/1974

Ep 87: The Conspirators

Aired: 1/1/1975

Ep 88: Coffin Corner

Cannon gets hired to be a bodyguard for a courier of securities. Aired: 1/15/1975

Ep 89: Perfect Fit for a Frame

Aired: 1/22/1975

Ep 90: Killer on the Hill

A military general hires Cannon to find the daughter he put up for adoption years ago but it appears as though someone doesn't want the girl to be found. Aired: 1/29/1975

Ep 91: Missing at FL307

Aired: 2/5/1975

Ep 92: The Set Up

Aired: 2/12/1975

Ep 93: The Investigator

Aired: 2/26/1975

Ep 94: Lady on the Run

Aired: 3/5/1975

Ep 95: Vengeance

Aired: 3/12/1975

Ep 96: Tomorrow Ends at Noon

Cannon is hired by a Cuban exile to investigate the death of the man's brother at the hands of law enforcement officials. Aired: 3/19/1975

Ep 97: Search and Destroy

Aired: 4/2/1975

Ep 98: Nightmare

Aired: 9/10/1975

Ep 99: The Deadly Conspiracy

Aired: 9/17/1975

Ep 100: The Wrong Medicine

Aired: 9/24/1975

Ep 101: The Iceman

Aired: 10/1/1975

Ep 102: The Victim

Aired: 10/8/1975

Ep 103: The Man Who Died Twice

Aired: 10/15/1975

Ep 104: A Touch of Venom

Aired: 10/22/1975

Ep 105: Man in the Middle

Aired: 10/29/1975

Ep 106: Fall Guy

Aired: 11/5/1975

Ep 107: The Melted Man

Aired: 11/12/1975

Ep 108: Wedding March

Aired: 11/19/1975

Ep 109: The Hero

Aired: 11/26/1975

Ep 110: To Still the Voice

Aired: 12/3/1975

Ep 111: The Star (1)

Aired: 12/10/1975

Ep 112: The Star (2)

Aired: 12/10/1975

Ep 113: The Games Children Play

Aired: 12/17/1975

Ep 114: The Reformer

Aired: 1/7/1976

Ep 115: House of Cards

Aired: 1/14/1976

Ep 116: Revenge

Aired: 1/21/1976

Ep 117: Cry Wolf

Aired: 1/28/1976

Ep 118: Quasar Kill

Aired: 2/4/1976

Ep 119: Snap Shot

Aired: 2/11/1976

Ep 120: Point After Death

Aired: 2/18/1976

Ep 121: Blood Lines

Aired: 2/25/1976

Ep 122: Mad Man

Aired: 3/3/1976