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Loaded with plenty of brawling, shootouts and car chases, 'Mannix' follows the adventures of Los Angeles private eye Joe Mannix (Mike Connors), a dressed-down detective who plays by his own rules and isn't afraid of the occasional whooping. Assisted by secretary Peggy Fair (Gail Fisher), and buddy-buddy with certain elements within the Los Angeles Police Department, Mannix pursues the bad guys with a no-holds-barred approach to law enforcement.


Episode Guide

Episode Guide

Season 1
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  • Season 2
  • Season 3
  • Season 4
  • Season 5
  • Season 6
  • Season 7
  • Season 8

Ep 1: The Name Is Mannix

Mannix is hired by former crime boss Sam Dubrio when his daughter is kidnapped. His plan is to set up a ransom and then pay off the pickup man to turn in his boss.

Ep 3: Skid Marks on a Dry Run

People begin to be killed off after Mannix is hired to drub up information that could hurt a politician's chances of being elected governor.

Ep 6: Nothing Ever Works Twice

When an old flame is found dead, Mannix is named the prime suspect.

Ep 5: The Many Deaths of Saint Christopher

When a secret formula disappears, Mannix is hired to find the chemist who worked on its creation.

Ep 7: Make Like It Never Happened

Mannix is hired to get an innocent man, and father of a young girl, off death row. Meanwhile, he romances the mistress of a wealthy industrialist he is investigating.

Ep 2: The Cost of a Vacation

While investigating the location of a missing person, Joe uncovers the death of a colleague who appears to have committed suicide.

Ep 10: Warning: Live Blueberries

Mannix heads for a hippie retreat to investigate the disappearance of a missing girl who is linked to the death of a basketball star.

Ep 9: Beyond the Shadow of a Dream

A mentally unstable woman is having trouble grasping the difference between nightmare and reality. Mannix is hired to figure which of her companions is creating her confusion.

Ep 12: Huntdown

Mannix is stuck in a farm town with an injured foot, and a group of citizens who seem to be keeping a deadly secret from him.

Ep 13: Coffin for a Clown

Mannix is on the middle of a fence when it comes to an intense child custody case, in which he is working for the mother while seeing the father dash attempts on his life.

Ep 14: Catalogue of Sins

Mannix is hired to investigate when a psychiatrist is blackmailed after files are lifted from his office.

Ep 11: Turn Every Stone

A million-dollar libel suit against a crusading publisher may be tied to the mob.

Ep 15: Run, Sheep, Run

Mannix is hired to determine which cops are tied in with a vice ring.

Ep 4: Then the Drink Takes the Man

Mannix investigates why a man who is against the evils of drink is spending a load of cash and time at an alcoholic retreat in Mexico.

Ep 16: The Falling Star

As movie starlet Anne Marion is scheduled to release her tell-all memoirs, an attempt is made on her life.

Ep 8: License to Kill—Limit Three People

Mannix is hired when a sniper begins killing citizens, the prime suspect being an escaped mental patient.

Ep 18: Deadfall: Part 1

Intertect is accused of stealing plans and a formula to create a laser ray, forcing Mannix and Lew Wickersham into a deadly feud.

Ep 19: Deadfall: Part 2

Mannix is fired from Intertect while his boss suffers from a medically induced psychosis, causing Joe to use desperate measures to crack the case and save Wickersham's life.

Ep 20: You Can Get Killed Out There

Mannix's attempt to locate a stolen necklace leads him to a case of murder and fraud.

Ep 21: Another Final Exit (aka The Box)

Bernie Farmer is mistaken as being responsible for a missing million dollars used as bait in a drug ring.

Ep 22: Eight to Five, Its a Miracle

Mannix is hired to investigate an alleged miracle that has been occurring on the land of a crime boss.

Ep 23: Delayed Reaction

Mannix discovers that a 20-year-old crime is attached to a mysterious hit-and-run accident.

Ep 17: To Kill a Writer

When Mannix is hired to prevent a murder of a mystery writer, the intended victim wants no help in solving the crime himself.

Ep 24: The Girl in the Frame

Mannix is hired to investigate a possible forgery of a Renoir when the collector sees the model who posed for the painting in person.

Ep 2: The Silent Cry

Mannix discovers evidence of a crime from an unlikely source: a deaf girl who "heard" the plot by reading the lips of a criminal.

Ep 5: Comes Up Roses

Mannix tries to find an airport security officer's wife, but gets no cooperation. It seems that Rose Anderson does not wish to be found—or someone does not wish her to be.

Ep 4: Pressure Point

A wounded boy gives Mannix a clue suggesting corruption, and then disappears, kidnapped by a criminal gang.

Ep 1: To the Swiftest, Death

Ellen Kovak suspects her husband's death in a racing accident wasn't an accident at all, and she hires Mannix to prove it.

Ep 7: End of the Rainbow

Shortly after his release an ex-convict turns up dead. And in his pocket is a paper bearing the name "Joe Mannix." Mannix investigates and discovers a case of grand theft and double-dealing.

Ep 8: A Copy of Murder

The key to a murder suspect is in a manuscript. But part of it, the most vital part, has disappeared.

Ep 3: Edge of the Knife

Surgeon Dr. Cameron McKenzie faces a difficult choice: he must let a patient die under his blade or face the death of his son, who's been kidnapped by the blackmailers.

Ep 6: Who Will Dig the Graves?

David Phillips hires Mannix to locate his missing and presumed dead wife. Mannix won't stop digging until he no longer smells a rat, and there's a stench surrounding Phillips.

Ep 10: In Need of a Friend

After discovering that a man he sent to prison for embezzlement may be innocent, Mannix works to find evidence that will clear him.

Ep 11: Night Out of Time

Cliff Ross, Jr. awakens in big trouble. A girl is dead, there's evidence he was in some kind of fight and he can't remember what actually happened. Unless Mannix can help him reconstruct events, he's likely to go to prison.

Ep 13: A View of Nowhere

While on a helicopter flight, Mannix witnesses a murder. Or does he? No one can find a body, no one reports a missing person.

Ep 12: Fear I to Fall

Mannix smells a rat when he's asked to testify in a murder case against a man he sent to prison and who served his time. Is someone using the man's unsavory past to make him a patsy?

Ep 14: Death Run

When a friend calls on him for help, Mannix discovers that justice isn't always blind.

Ep 16: A Pittance of Faith

Model Gina Lardelli commits suicide. Or does she? About 20 of her friends feel strongly enough to pay Mannix to prove otherwise.

Ep 9: Only Giants Can Play

A petty crook dies strangely. It's not so much the man as the motive that tickles Mannix in his head. Or is it the fact that it might be related to the political aspirations of someone he doesn't like very much?

Ep 17: Shadow of a Man (aka Kill Joy)

Nils Sanderson tries to kill Mannix, but won't explain why.

Ep 18: The Girl Who Came in with the Tide

Mannix crosses paths with another old enemy. This time it's Alec Ryan, whose girlfriend washed up on the beach drowned. The police call it an accident, but Mannix has doubts.

Ep 19: Death in a Minor Key

Peggy asks her boss to find her missing boyfriend, Gabriel. Mannix must deal with unhelpful police, bigots and others who want Gabe to stay lost.

Ep 15: End Game

A member of Mannix's old combat unit, brought up on charges and court-martialed, wants revenge on Mannix and the only other survivor.

Ep 20: All Around the Money Tree

Roger Bard brings Mannix to Mexico. Bard claims men are hunting him—and they are. But he also claims not to know why—and that is certainly a lie.

Ep 21: The Odds Against Donald Jordan

Mannix tries to find missing building contractor Donald Jordan. He gets poor help from the man's partner, wife and sister. Each offers a different reason for his disappearance. When Jordan reappears, he assures Mannix that he's fine and asks him to drop the case.

Ep 22: Last Rites for Miss Emma

Mannix suspects Floyd Brown of stealing 45 cases of morphine. That's bad news for Peggy because Floyd is her boyfriend. This case almost costs Joe his secretary, and Peggy her life.

Ep 23: The Solid Gold Web

Newspaper publisher John Randolph asks Mannix to learn why his daughter is acting so strangely. Mannix discovers she may have killed a mobster.

Ep 25: Merry Go Round for Murder

The demolition of a boarding school reveals old evil: a corpse linked to a missing quarter of a million dollars.

Ep 24: To Catch a Rabbit

Mannix accuses a man of murder, but the accused maintains that the death was an accident and that the dead man owed him money. The status of the victim's family complicates Mannix's investigation.

Ep 2: Eagles Sometimes Can't Fly

An African-American and a Native American witness a gunfight. When the police accuse them of intentional murder, they panic and flee.

Ep 4: Color Her Missing

A friend and colleague of Joe Mannix has been murdered. The lawyer of the arrested suspect asks Mannix to find an important witness for the defense.

Ep 5: Return to Summer Grove

At a request of a friend, Mannix returns to his hometown, Summer Grove. His friend is not only seriously ill, he also is a murder suspect.

Ep 8: The Playground

Haughty actor Mitch Cantrell is not exactly loved by his colleagues. When at a film shoot, a murder attempt is made on him, and it is soon up to Mannix to protect the obnoxious actor.

Ep 3: A Question of Midnight

Mannix examines a long-forgotten hospital scandal: After a rich businessman died in a hospital, the doctor attending to him was convicted of malpractice.

Ep 7: A Penny for the Peep-Show

The uncle of a young woman has disappeared after giving her $300,000 dollars in cash for safekeeping. Mannix must find out where the money comes from.

Ep 9: A Sleep in the Deep

A diver named Roger Barton is found dead by drowning in a yacht harbor. His wife believes that he was murdered and calls on Mannix.

Ep 10: Memory: Zero

Maggie escapes from a deadly accident by a hair. The felon is a militant taxi driver. Mannix has the suspicion that he has already committed murder once, that of his colleague, Maggie's boss.

Ep 11: The Nowhere Victim

When investigating a case of hit-and-run, Mannix gets caught amid the fronts of a mafia war.

Ep 13: The Sound of Darkness

After Mannix tracks down an assassin, he is shot and seriously injured. Having a breakdown, Mannix is diagnosed with psychosomatic blindness.

Ep 12: Who Killed Me?

Bradley Everett crashes his small plane into the sea. After an intensive search turns up no sign of the man, he suddenly appears at Mannix's door, babbling about a murder attempt.

Ep 1: Missing: Sun and Sky

A valuable racehorse has disappeared on the way to Florida. Mannix is hired to retrieve the noble animal learn why it was abducted.

Ep 6: Tooth of the Serpent

Joe Mannix must trace the missing son of a policeman. The mother fears that he might be involved in a robbery.

Ep 14: Medal for a Hero

Peggy’s dead husband, Marcus, was a policeman shot down in the line of duty. When suspicion arises that he may have been involved in a big corruption scandal, Mannix probes the evidence in hopes of clearing his name.

Ep 18: Walk with a Dead Man

After a gunfight leaves a suspected blackmailer dead, Mannix stands accused of murder.

Ep 17: A Chance at the Roses

After her husband is accused of critically injuring a drugstore employee, a young woman turns to Mannix for help.

Ep 15: Blind Mirror

Winifred, private secretary and lover of the publisher George Diamond, becomes a runaway witness when a woman falls into the sea and drowns after a quarrel.

Ep 19: Harlequin's Gold

Mannix searches for Australian sailor Paul Gantry, who is supposedly due to inherit a million dollars.

Ep 20: Who is Sylvia?

Kathy Graves feels as though someone is stalking her, and asks Mannix to investigate.

Ep 21: Only One Death to a Customer

After escaping three consecutive attempts on his life, Mannix learns that someone has placed a $5,000 bounty on his head.

Ep 23: Fly, Little One

Mannix is asked to clear a psychotherapist charged with murder and robbery, the main witness being an autistic girl.

Ep 22: The Search for Darrell Andrews

Mannix suspects foul play when colleague Wes Tully is discovered floating dead in his swimming pool.

Ep 24: Murder Revisited

Mannix sets out to prove the innocence of a young woman accused of shooting a businessman. A track leads Mannix to journalist Hackett, who was interviewing the victim moments before the crime.

Ep 25: War of Nerves

Mannix is involved in a war of nerves when he deals with blackmailers threatening an entire town with nerve gas.

Ep 16: Once Upon a Saturday

After a string of strange accidents, a carnival-troupe boss employs Mannix to investigate the mishaps.

Ep 6: A Ticket to the Eclipse

A member of Mannix's Korean War Army unit is out for revenge for a wrong done to him in the past. But the man's odd confessions lead Mannix to believe he is suffering from combat fatigue.

Ep 1: One for the Lady

After losing his P.I. license in the aftermath of a frame job, Mannix takes an odd case from a mysterious woman.

Ep 2: Time Out of Mind

A shady gambler may have been killed by a former champion boxer, and Mannix must find him before a group of vigilantes does.

Ep 3: Figures in a Landscape

Mannix is stalked by a sniper while searching for a missing woman.

Ep 9: The Mouse That Died

Out on a routine missing persons case, Mannix uncovers an espionage ring and falls victim to a slow-acting poison for which he must race against time to procure the antidote.

Ep 5: The Lost Art of Dying

Mannix is forced into proving death row inmate Carl Danzig is innocent.

Ep 18: The Other Game in Town

The widow of a gambler who disappeared owing a huge debt hires Mannix when her "dead" husband suddenly reappears after his funeral.

Ep 8: The World Between

Peggy is a patient in the same hospital as the African premier, who was admitted under disguise for unknown reasons.

Ep 7: Sunburst

Mannix searches for the identity of the murdering punks who held him hostage in a desert diner.

Ep 12: To Cage a Sea Gull

The site of a helicopter accident uncovers the body of a member of the Nazi party.

Ep 16: Bang, Bang, You're Dead

The story of a murder plot from a young girl seems to be the truth when she becomes the victim of a hit-and-run attempt.

Ep 14: Deja Vu

A prediction from a fortune teller hits too close to home as it reveals how Mannix will die.

Ep 15: Duet For Three

Ellen Gray hires Mannix because she believes she has been stalked by a Vietnamese man ever since the death of her husband in Hong Kong.

Ep 4: Round Trip to Nowhere

Mannix uncovers a mysterious world that surrounded the late husband of his client, Amanda Hewitt.

Ep 10: What Happened to Sunday?

Mannix can't recall the events of the past 24 hours—other than a haunting memory of a little girl falling from a balcony.

Ep 13: The Judas Touch

A missing police officer leads Chief Carl Yaring in search of the cop, a former ex-con who was suspected of robbery and murder.

Ep 21: With Intent to Kill

When attempts are made on the life of Detective Ira Deegan, who is in hot pursuit of a robber, his wife hires Mannix to keep an eye on her husband.

Ep 20: The Crime That Wasn't

Dennis Coverly fears he and his family are in danger when a missing corpse is linked to a crime hit set for Mannix.

Ep 19: A Gathering of Ghosts

A strange college reunion for Mannix's old football squad at a ghost town ends in murder.

Ep 11: A Day Filled with Shadows

When a basketball star disappears, his family hires Mannix to hunt him down—before the syndicate does.

Ep 22: Voices in the Dark

A former championship diver, now disabled, believes she is going to be murdered after receiving death threats.

Ep 24: The Color of Murder

A witness against a crime boss is murdered just before he can reveal the syndicate's plans.

Ep 23: Shadow Play

The wife of a money man for the mob is killed during a hit-and-run accident.

Ep 17: Overkill

Mannix gets involved with the case of a serial killer after his friend becomes the latest victim. But not all is as it seems when he discovers the killer may not be responsible for every murder.

Ep 1: Dark So Early, Dark So Long

Mannix sets out to clear an old school friend of murder. The problem is that she, being an alcoholic, can't remember what she was doing when the murder occurred.

Ep 1: Cold Trail

A young woman is kidnapped, drugged and interrogated, her father an ex-spy for the Soviets during the Cold War. A defector now in America, the man hires Mannix to find his daughter in this case of international espionage.

Ep 1: A Step in Time

Mannix is told a murder of a woman he recently witnessed happened a year before. The sheriff insists that maybe the gumshoe is suffering hallucinations. Joe is befuddled until the victim's sister hires him to investigate.

Ep 1: Wine from These Grapes

An investigation leads Joe Mannix to his hometown, Summer Grove, where he works on a murder case involving the death of a worker during a labor dispute.

Ep 1: Woman in the Shadows

After inheriting the original manuscript of the first chapter of Marx's "The Capital," Lisa Ralph turns up murdered.

Ep 1: Days Beyond Recall

Mannix receives a visit from Jane Haley after her alcoholic brother disappears without a trace.

Ep 1: Run Till Dark

When a Little League coach goes missing, Mannix investigates and soon discovers that the man went into hiding after a mobster made an attempt on his life.

Ep 1: The Glass Trap

Police Detective Ross Santini begins acting suspiciously after taking custody of drug baron Brastow, starting Mannix on a case of kidnapping and blackmail.

Ep 1: A Choice of Evils

When his secretary, Peggy, is abducted, Mannix finds a note from her captors. He must track down an FBI undercover agent within 72 hours or she will die.

Ep 1: A Button for General D

After one of Mannix's friends takes a hostage and is subsequently shot down, Mannix finds out that the man was involved in criminal activity that may also include a famous United States general.

Ep 1: The Man Outside

Mannix is hired to retrieve compromising negatives showing a retired U.S. general stolen by a spy ring. His mission is to buy the confidential documents—no matter the price.

Ep 1: Murder Times Three

While investigating a case, Mannix is attacked and nearly killed. He concludes that someone wants to scare him off of one of the three cases he is currently working on.

Ep 1: Catspaw

After learning more about a blackmailer than his employer wanted him to know, private detective Tip Ellis turns up dead. Mannix received a letter from his friend shortly before his death, prompting him to investigate the murder.

Ep 1: To Save a Dead Man

After a man tells a nun that his false witness statement put an innocent person in prison, Mannix decides to reopen the case.

Ep 1: Nightshade

TV star and comedian Danny Brite is blackmailed by a Vietnam veteran who has a photo showing Brite's son, Joey, murdering a sergeant.

Ep 1: Babe in the Woods

After an engineer is shot, Mannix is hired to retrieve important construction plans, which may have been taken by the shooter. This leads Mannix to the discovery that the man led a double life.

Ep 1: The Sound of Murder

Mannix is in search of a businessman who disappeared without a trace. Then a second disappearance happens, and this time the culprit leaves a tape recorder.

Ep 1: Moving Target

Mannix is convinced that the man who is intending to kill Ken Mitchell is his own partner, Paul Anders. Yet the whole thing becomes muddled when Ken confesses that Anders is a fictitious character he came up with only for tax purposes.

Ep 1: Cry Pigeon

A power struggle between two crime lords may erupt into war with Mannix standing in the middle. After arranging a secret reunion between the lords, the son of one of them is shot to death and Mannix is blamed for the ambush.

Ep 1: A Walk in the Shadows

Tom Farnon is in a tight spot: When he wants to catch his wife, Linda, with her lover on his yacht, a shot rings out and Linda falls dead overboard.

Ep 1: Lifeline

After a nightclub singer, and friend of Mannix, begins displaying erratic behavior, he soon becomes the prime suspect in a murder investigation.

Ep 1: To Draw the Lightning

A police lieutenant is suspended after shooting and killing a known gangster at a police raid. It is suspected that the killing was revenge driven because the same gangster was responsible for the death of the police lieutenant's friend. Mannix sets out to prove that no revenge was at play.

Ep 1: Scapegoat

Mannix has been hired to deliver from London to L.A. jewelry worth $8 million dollars. But before he can complete his task, he is kidnapped and replaced with a double.

Ep 1: Death in the Fifth Gear

While convalescing in a clinic after a bad car accident, Mannix helps a patient whom a doctor wants to blame for murder.

Ep 8: The Open Web

Mannix lends a hand to a police lieutenant who's pursuing an escaped mobster into the Santa Monica mountains.

Ep 2: Cry Silence

A former priest who heard a murder confession hires Mannix to find the killer.

Ep 6: The Crimson Halo

An attorney hires Mannix to discover who's trying to kill his client, a prominent surgeon.

Ep 7: Broken Mirror

Mannix is brought into the case of the kidnapping of a tycoon's wife.

Ep 12: Portrait of a Hero

Mannix investigates the mysterious death of an Air Force pilot who died right before the presentation of an experimental aircraft.

Ep 3: The Inside Man

Traveling to New Orleans, Mannix goes undercover in the Big Easy to protect an informer and avenge the death of a pal.

Ep 4: To Kill a Memory

Mannix is hired to uncover the past life of an amnesia victim who is a Vietnam veteran.

Ep 11: The Upside Down Penny

Mannix works a case involving a child's missing stamp album. It appears as though someone is more than willing to kill for it.

Ep 5: One Step to Midnight

Mannix tries to protect the granddaughter of an exiled mobster. It seems as though she's being stalked by hoods who want to get to her grandfather.

Ep 1: Harvest of Death

When two crop-dusting pilots disappear, Mannix is hired to find them.

Ep 10: A Puzzle for One

When a fellow private eye assumes room temperature, Mannix investigates his death and tries to solve the deceased's final case.

Ep 13: Lost Sunday

The death of a factory foreman is ruled accidental, but his sister believes that it was murder and hires Mannix.

Ep 15: See No Evil

Mannix takes a case at the request of Peggy on behalf of her friend.

Ep 14: Light and Shadow

Mannix gets involved in the case of a millionaire's wife accused of killing the boyfriend of her stepdaughter.

Ep 9: A Game of Shadows

Mannix gets on the trail of a mysterious man who's wanted for robbery and murder.

Ep 18: The Man Who Wasn’t There

An old adversary from Mannix's time serving in the Korean War, whom he thought was dead, sets out to kill him.

Ep 16: A Matter of Principle

Two elderly spinster sisters are determined to prosecute a traffic violator. There's only one problem: The man also is a syndicate killer.

Ep 17: Out of the Night

In order to help break up a narcotics ring, Peggy is recruited to pose as a prostitute.

Ep 21: Carol Lockwood, Past Tense

Mannix seeks to prove that the death of one of his former gal-pals was not an accident.

Ep 20: The Faces of Murder

A man and his sister both confess to the same crime. Mannix gets involved to sort things out.

Ep 22: Search for a Whisper

A political candidate hires Mannix to dig up dirt, but not on an opponent. He wants the gumshoe to dig up dirt on him.

Ep 23: To Quote a Dead Man

A vagrant becomes the target of killers whenever he wears a patchwork coat.

Ep 19: A Problem of Innocence

The daughter of an ex-convict is the leading suspect in murders involving unrecovered loot from one of her father's robberies.

Ep 24: The Danford File

When Mannix is hired to investigate a case of blackmail, the blackmailer turns up dead.

Ep 3: The Girl in the Polka Dot Dress

Mannix scoffs at a psychic's tale about a woman in danger. Then the prophecy comes true.

Ep 2: A Way to Dusty Death

Mannix ruffles some feathers in a small town when he arrives in search of a missing youth.

Ep 4: Climb a Deadly Mountain

Forced to crash land a plane, Mannix gets rescued by an escaped convict who's being pursued by corrupt law enforcement officers out to silence him.

Ep 1: Little Girl Lost

Mannix tries to help a girl who witnessed her father's murder and was driven over the edge mentally by the event.

Ep 6: The Gang’s All Here

Mannix becomes the target of a vicious street gang known as the Nomads.

Ep 5: Desert Run

A woman hires Mannix to investigate the disappearance of her husband's plane in the Rockies, but then the detective learns that she is not the missing man's wife.

Ep 7: Silent Target

On a fishing trip, Mannix has his car break down in the desert. Searching for help he stumbles across the headquarters of a modern day Murder Inc.

Ep 8: A World Without Sundays

Mannix is hired to find the gal-pal of a mobster who disappeared while en route to Los Angeles with a well-known football player.

Ep 9: Sing a Song of Murder

Mannix searches for clues when someone tries to kill a former opera star on the verge of coming out of retirement.

Ep 11: Search in the Dark

A blind crook and Mannix are both on the trail of some valuable stolen jewels.

Ep 10: The Deadly Madonna

When an actress is the target of a strange murder attempt, Mannix is called on the case.

Ep 12: Cry Danger

Thanks to an old gal-pal, Mannix gets trapped in the middle of a feud between rival smugglers.

Ep 15: All the Dead Were Strangers

Mannix investigates when a plane crash is followed by murder attempts on the survivors.

Ep 13: Race Against Time: Part 1

Mannix travels to a Latin American country and gets himself involved with a revolution against its dictatorship.

Ep 14: Race Against Time: Part 2

Mannix travels to a Latin American country and gets himself involved with a revolution against its dictatorship.

Ep 16: The Dark Hours

Mannix struggles to recall events that led to him being shot with his own gun.

Ep 18: A Night Full of Darkness

Mannix's police department pal, Lieutenant Malcolm, is a victim of a setup. The private eye tries to get to the bottom of things in order to clear his friend.

Ep 17: Walk a Double Line

Mannix wonders why a seemingly open-and-shut case got dropped.

Ep 19: The Girl From Nowhere

When a little girl turns up dead and unidentified, Mannix sets out to discover who she was.

Ep 20: Rage to Kill

Mannix investigates the supposed suicide of a psychiatrist and discovers that the deceased shrink had some very interesting patients.

Ep 21: Mask for a Charade

A friend of Mannix comes to the detective for help when he's accused of murdering a loan shark.

Ep 22: A Question of Murder

A young boy asks Mannix to prove that his hero did not die from a hit-and-run accident but rather was murdered.

Ep 23: Trap for a Pigeon

Mannix is hired to find a stolen briefcase containing bribery money in a mob murder case.

Ep 24: The Ragged Edge

Mannix goes undercover as a heroin addict to discover who's trying to kill an old friend.

Ep 4: Portrait in Blues

Mannix looks into why someone may be trying to kill one half of a successful singing duo.

Ep 1: Game Plan

When the daughter of one of Mannix's friends is kidnapped, the captors demand that the man lose a large sum of money in a card game as her ransom.

Ep 3: A Fine Day for Dying

One might think that after waking from a year-long coma, the worst would be in the past. But that is not true for Mannix's client, injured in a hit-and-run accident and now the target of killers.

Ep 6: Walk on the Blind Side

Syndicate thugs have kidnapped an informer—or so they believe. Their victim is actually Peggy Fair, Mannix's secretary, which puts the detective on their trail.

Ep 7: The Green Men

When a counterfeiter disappears, Mannix is up against Federal agents as well as criminals who want the man's flawless plates.

Ep 5: Death Has No Face

Mannix's search for the source of a death threat takes him to a small town. Shortly after he arrives, he's framed for murder and imprisoned.

Ep 9: A Small Favor for an Old Friend

Mannix loses a friend, a small time mob courier killed flying money to Mexico. The mobsters, certain Mannix stole their loot, come after the detective with a vengeance.

Ep 11: Enter Tami Okada

When a courier is abducted while en route to the Japanese consulate, Mannix helps a Japanese investigator trying to find the man.

Ep 8: Picture of a Shadow

Mannix finds himself drawn to a woman in a photograph—a murder victim. He sets out to bring her killer to justice.

Ep 2: Desert Sun

When Mannix travels to New Mexico to prove that a Native American's death was murder, he runs into resistance from the townsfolk.

Ep 13: The Survivor Who Wasn't

A man survives a plane crash—or does he? His wife has her doubts.

Ep 12: A Choice of Victims

Mannix looks into a businessman's murder, discovering that the man's wife may have been the real target.

Ep 14: A Word Called Courage

Haunted by the fact that he broke under torture during the Korean War, one of Mannix's former comrades kidnaps the detective, subjecting him to the same torture he underwent to prove that anybody would crack under such treatment.

Ep 15: Man in a Trap

After one of Mannix's detective friends is murdered, he discovers the man worked for a mafioso and sets out to learn why he died, despite pressure to stop digging.

Ep 16: Chance Meeting

Two buddies from Vietnam meet and one of them ends up dead. The murder might be connected to a third man, a deserter still evading the authorities.

Ep 17: Edge of the Web

An anthropology professor comes to believe one of his students had an affair with his wife, and denies the man a degree. Then someone murders the professor, and the police come knocking, leaving Mannix as the young man's only hope for freedom.

Ep 21: A Ransom for Yesterday

Someone demands a quarter-of-a-million-dollars ransom—for a boy missing six years!

Ep 20: The Empty Tower

Thieves plan to start a holiday weekend by looting every office in a high-rise. That leaves Mannix and a friend trapped in a vault, with limited air and no one likely to discover them for several days.

Ep 10: Quartet for a Blunt Instrument

Mannix agrees to help a mechanic accused of beating an inventor to death.

Ep 18: Bird of Prey: Part 1

Mannix's client hires him to find the man who saved his son's life. The search takes him to an island near South America, and then the next link in the chain turns up dead.

Ep 19: Bird of Prey: Part 2

Still searching for the man who saved his client's son's life, Mannix stumbles into the ugly side of politics: an assassination plot.

Ep 22: Design for Dying

A politically ambitions publisher hires Mannix to find evidence that his wife is cheating. But when Mannix has no trouble finding this evidence, he begins to question the reasons he was hired.

Ep 24: Search for a Dead Man

A man hires Mannix to locate a dead body. The twist is that the client is the murderer, a contract killer who wants to clean up after himself, and Mannix somehow fits into his scheme.

Ep 23: Hardball

A drug dealer and his gang take several hostages, hoping to force Mannix to locate and retrieve another gang member who betrayed them. Mannix fears someone's going to die no matter what he does.