List of Peter Gunn episodes

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Peter Gunn is an American private eye television series which aired on the NBC and later ABC television networks from 1958 to 1961. The show's creator (and also writer and director on occasion) was Blake Edwards. It was also directed by Boris Sagal, Robert Gist, Jack Arnold, Lamont Johnson, one episode by Robert Altman, and several others. A total of 114 thirty-minute episodes were produced by Spartan Productions. Season one was filmed at Universal Studios, seasons two and three were filmed at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Philip H. Lathrop and William W. Spencer were cinematographers on many episodes. Craig Stevens' wardrobe was tailored by Don Richards and Lola Albright's fashions by Jax.

Series overview[edit]

Season Network № of
episodes
Premiered: Ended:
1 NBC 38 1958.09.22 1959.06.15
2 NBC 38 1959.09.21 1960.06.27
3 ABC 38 1960.10.03 1961.09.18

Peter Gunn ran for three seasons starting in late 1958. A total of 114 episodes were produced during the three season run.

Episodes[edit]

Season 1: 1958–59[edit]

Peter Gunn premiered on September 22, 1958 with the episode The Kill. The first season ran from September 1958 through June 1959 and contained 38 episodes.[1][2][3]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Directed by Written by Original air date Production code
1 1 "The Kill" Blake Edwards Blake Edwards September 22, 1958 (1958-09-22) 12639
2 2 "Streetcar Jones" Blake Edwards Al C. Ward September 29, 1958 (1958-09-29) 12642
3 3 "The Vicious Dog" David O. McDearmon Blake Edwards October 6, 1958 (1958-10-06) 12640
4 4 "The Blind Pianist" Blake Edwards Judy & George W. George October 13, 1958 (1958-10-13) 12638
5 5 "The Frog" David O. McDearmon Blake Edwards October 20, 1958 (1958-10-20) 12643
6 6 "The Chinese Hangman" Blake Edwards Lewis Reed and Vick Knight October 27, 1958 (1958-10-27) 12641
7 7 "Lynn's Blues" Blake Edwards Lewis Reedy and Blake Edwards November 3, 1958 (1958-11-03) 12840
8 8 "Rough Buck" Blake Edwards Tony Barrett November 10, 1958 (1958-11-10) 12839
9 9 "Image of Sally" David O. McDearmon Lewis Reed and Blake Edwards November 17, 1958 (1958-11-17) 12838
10 10 "The Man with the Scar" David O. McDearmon Ken Kolb and Lewis Reed November 24, 1958 (1958-11-24) 12837
11 11 "Death House Testament" Blake Edwards George & Gertrude Fass and Blake Edwards December 1, 1958 (1958-12-01) 12843
12 12 "The Torch" David O. McDearmon Lewis Reed and Vic Knight December 8, 1958 (1958-12-08) 12836
13 13 "The Jockey" Lamont Johnson Lewis Reed December 15, 1958 (1958-12-15) 12842
14 14 "Sisters of the Friendless" David O. McDearmon Henry F. Greenberg and Malvin Wald December 22, 1958 (1958-12-22) 12841
15 15 "The Leaper" Paul Stewart Robert Blees December 29, 1958 (1958-12-29) 13980
16 16 "The Fuse" David O. McDearmon Tony Barrett January 5, 1959 (1959-01-05)
17 17 "Let's Kill Timothy" Blake Edwards Lewis Reed January 19, 1959 (1959-01-19)
18 18 "The Missing Night Watchman" Boris Sagal Blake Edwards January 26, 1959 (1959-01-26) 15084
19 19 "Murder on the Midway" David O. McDearmon P.K. Palmer and Blake Edwards February 2, 1959 (1959-02-02) 13982
20 20 "Pecos Pete" Robert Ellis Miller Lewis Reed February 9, 1959 (1959-02-09) 13983
21 21 "Scuba" Boris Sagal P.K. Palmer February 16, 1959 (1959-02-16) 13984
22 22 "Edie Finds a Corpse" Walter E. Grauman P.K. Palmer February 23, 1959 (1959-02-23) 15085
23 23 "The Dirty Word" Boris Sagal Tony Barrett March 2, 1959 (1959-03-02) 13985
24 24 "The Ugly Frame" Jack Arnold George & Gertrude Fass and Lewis Reed March 9, 1959 (1959-03-09) 15086
25 25 "The Lederer Story" Boris Sagal Lewis Reed and Charles Hoffman March 16, 1959 (1959-03-16) 13986
26 26 "Keep Smiling" Jack Arnold Lester Aaron Pine and Lewis Reed March 23, 1959 (1959-03-23) 15087
27 27 "Breakout" Boris Sagal Lewis Reed March 30, 1959 (1959-03-30) 13987
28 28 "Pay Now, Kill Later" Boris Sagal Lester Aaron Pine April 6, 1959 (1959-04-06) 13988
29 29 "Skin Deep" Boris Sagal Tony & Steffi Barrett April 13, 1959 (1959-04-13) 13989
30 30 "February Girl" Boris Sagal Lewis Reed and Robert C. Dennis April 20, 1959 (1959-04-20) 13990
31 31 "Love Me to Death" Jack Arnold Lester Aaron Pine April 27, 1959 (1959-04-27) 13991
32 32 "The Family Affair" Lamont Johnson Lewis Reed and P.K. Palmer May 4, 1959 (1959-05-04) 13992
33 33 "Lady Wind Bell's Fan" Walter E. Grauman William Spier May 11, 1959 (1959-05-11) 13993
34 34 "Bullet for a Badge" Jack Arnold Tony & Steffi Barrett May 18, 1959 (1959-05-18) 13994
35 35 "Kill from Nowhere" Lamont Johnson Tony & Steffi Barrett May 25, 1959 (1959-05-25) 13995
36 36 "Vendetta" Jack Arnold Lewis Reed June 1, 1959 (1959-06-01) 13996
37 37 "The Coffin" Lamont Johnson Lewis Reed June 8, 1959 (1959-06-08) 15088
38 38 "The Portrait" Boris Sagal Irwin Winehouse and A. Sanford Wolf June 15, 1959 (1959-06-15) 15089

Season 2: 1959–60[edit]

The second season of Peter Gunn premiered on September 21, 1959 with the episode Protection. This season ran from September 1959 through June 1960 and also contained 38 episodes.[1][2][3]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Directed by Written by Original air date Production code
39 1 "Protection" Boris Sagal Tony Barrett and Lewis Reed September 21, 1959 (1959-09-21) 15498
40 2 "Crisscross" Boris Sagal Lewis Reed September 28, 1959 (1959-09-28) 15499
41 3 "Edge of the Knife" Boris Sagal Tony & Steffi Barrett October 5, 1959 (1959-10-05) 15500
42 4 "The Comic" Blake Edwards Blake Edwards October 12, 1959 (1959-10-12) 15501
43 5 "Death Is a Red Rose" Boris Sagal Lewis Reed and Tony Barrett October 19, 1959 (1959-10-19) 15502
44 6 "The Young Assassins" Boris Sagal Tony Barrett and Lewis Reed October 26, 1959 (1959-10-26) 15503
45 7 "The Feathered Doll" Boris Sagal Lewis Reed and Tony Barrett November 2, 1959 (1959-11-02) 15504
46 8 "Kidnap" Boris Sagal Tony Barrett and Lewis Reed November 16, 1959 (1959-11-16) 15505
47 9 "The Rifle" George Stevens, Jr. Lewis Reed and Tony Barrett November 23, 1959 (1959-11-23) 15506
48 10 "The Game" Boris Sagal Lester Aaron Pine November 30, 1959 (1959-11-30) 15507
49 11 "The Price Is Murder" Boris Sagal Tony Barrett and Lewis Reed December 7, 1959 (1959-12-07) 15508
50 12 "The Briefcase" Blake Edwards Lester Aaron Pine December 14, 1959 (1959-12-14) 15509
51 13 "Terror on the Campus" Boris Sagal Tony Barrett and Lewis Reed December 21, 1959 (1959-12-21) 15510
52 14 "The Wolfe Case" Lamont Johnson Tony Barrett and Lewis Reed December 28, 1959 (1959-12-28) 15511
53 15 "Hot Money" Alan Crosland, Jr. Lester Aaron Pine January 4, 1960 (1960-01-04) 15512
54 16 "Spell of Murder" Lamont Johnson Lewis Reed and Tony Barrett January 11, 1960 (1960-01-11) 15513
55 17 "The Grudge" Lamont Johnson Lewis Reed and Tony Barrett January 18, 1960 (1960-01-18) 15514
56 18 "Fill the Cup" Boris Sagal Tony Barrett and Lewis Reed January 25, 1960 (1960-01-25) 16354
57 19 "See No Evil" Alan Crosland, Jr. Tony Barrett and Lewis Reed February 1, 1960 (1960-02-01) 16355
58 20 "Sentenced" Lamont Johnson Lewis Reed February 8, 1960 (1960-02-08) 16356
59 21 "The Hunt" Jack Arnold Lewis Reed February 15, 1960 (1960-02-15) 16357
60 22 "Hollywood Calling" Alan Crosland Jr. Ben Perry and Richard Sokolove February 29, 1960 (1960-02-29) 16358
61 23 "Sing a Song of Murder" Lamont Johnson Lewis Reed and Tony Barrett March 7, 1960 (1960-03-07) 16359
62 24 "The Long, Long Ride" Alan Crosland, Jr. Tony Barrett and Lewis Reed March 14, 1960 (1960-03-14) 16360
63 25 "The Deadly Proposition" Lamont Johnson Tony Barrett and Lewis Reed March 21, 1960 (1960-03-21) 16361
64 26 "The Murder Clause" Boris Sagal Tony Barrett and Lewis Reed March 28, 1960 (1960-03-28) 16362
65 27 "The Dummy" Lamont Johnson Lewis Reed and Tony Barrett April 4, 1960 (1960-04-04) 16363
66 28 "Slight Touch of Homicide" Lamont Johnson Tony Barrett and Lewis Reed April 11, 1960 (1960-04-11) 16364
67 29 "Wings of an Angel" Lamont Johnson Lewis Reed and Tony Barrett April 18, 1960 (1960-04-18) 16365
68 30 "Death Watch" Alan Crosland, Jr. Lewis Reed and Tony Barrett April 25, 1960 (1960-04-25) 16366
69 31 "Witness in the Window" Boris Sagal Tony Barrett and Lewis Reed May 2, 1960 (1960-05-02) 16367
70 32 "The Best Laid Plans" Alan Crosland, Jr. Tony Barrett and Lewis Reed May 9, 1960 (1960-05-09) 16865
71 33 "Send a Thief" Alan Crosland, Jr. Tony Barrett and Lewis Reed May 16, 1960 (1960-05-16) 16866
72 34 "The Semi-Private Eye" Gene Reynolds Gene L. Coon May 23, 1960 (1960-05-23) 17153
73 35 "Letter of the Law" Robert Gist Tony Barrett and Lewis Reed May 30, 1960 (1960-05-30) 16867
74 36 "The Crossbow" Alan Crosland, Jr. Tony Barrett and Lewis Reed June 6, 1960 (1960-06-06) 16868
75 37 "The Heiress" Robert Gist Lewis Reed and Tony Barrett June 13, 1960 (1960-06-13) 16869
76 38 "Baby Shoes" Alan Crosland, Jr. Lewis Reed and Tony Barrett June 27, 1960 (1960-06-27) 16870

Season 3: 1960–61[edit]

The third season was the last for the series, which premiered on October 3, 1960 with the episode The Passenger. This last season ran from October 1960 through September 1961 and consisted of 38 episodes too.[1][2][3]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Directed by Written by Original air date Production code
77 1 "The Passenger" Alan Crosland, Jr. Lewis Reed and Tony Barrett October 3, 1960 (1960-10-03) 18742
78 2 "Mask of Murder" Alan Crosland, Jr. Tony Barrett and Lewis Reed October 10, 1960 (1960-10-10) 18743
79 3 "The Maitre D'" Alan Crosland, Jr. Arthur Ross October 17, 1960 (1960-10-17) 18744
80 4 "The Candidate" Robert Gist Lewis Reed and Tony Barrett October 24, 1960 (1960-10-24) 18745
81 5 "The Judgment" Alan Crosland, Jr. Tony Barrett and Lewis Reed October 31, 1960 (1960-10-31) 18746
82 6 "The Death Frame" Robert Gist Lewis Reed and Tony Barrett November 7, 1960 (1960-11-07) 18747
83 7 "Death Across the Board" Alan Crosland, Jr. Tony Barrett November 14, 1960 (1960-11-14) 18748
84 8 "Tramp Steamer" Gene Reynolds Jack McEdward November 21, 1960 (1960-11-21) 18749
85 9 "The Long Green Kill" Robert Gist Tony Barrett November 28, 1960 (1960-11-28) 18750
86 10 "Take Five for Murder" Paul Stanley Tony Barrett December 5, 1960 (1960-12-05) 18751
87 11 "Dream Big, Dream Deadly" Robert Gist Tony Barrett December 12, 1960 (1960-12-12) 18752
88 12 "Sepi" Alan Crosland Jr. Tony Barrett December 19, 1960 (1960-12-19) 18753
89 13 "A Tender Touch" Robert Gist Lewis Reed and Tony Barrett December 26, 1960 (1960-12-26) 18754
90 14 "The Royal Roust" Robert Gist Tony Barrett and Lewis Reed January 2, 1961 (1961-01-02) 18755
91 15 "Bullet in Escrow" Paul Stanley Lewis Reed and Tony Barrett January 9, 1961 (1961-01-09) 18756
92 16 "Jacoby's Vacation" Alan Crosland Jr. Tom Waldman January 16, 1961 (1961-01-16) 18757
93 17 "Blind Item" Robert Gist Jack McEdward January 23, 1961 (1961-01-23) 19898
94 18 "Death Is a Sore Loser" Robert Gist Tony Barrett January 30, 1961 (1961-01-30) 20858
95 19 "I Know It's Murder" Alan Crosland Jr. Bernard C. Schoenfeld February 13, 1961 (1961-02-13) 19899
96 20 "A Kill and a Half" Robert Gist Tony Barrett February 20, 1961 (1961-02-20) 19900
97 21 "Than a Serpent's Tooth" Byron Kane Tony Barrett February 27, 1961 (1961-02-27) 19901
98 22 "The Deep End" Robert Gist Bill A. McCormack March 6, 1961 (1961-03-06) 19902
99 23 "Portrait in Leather" Alan Crosland Jr. Tony Barrett March 13, 1961 (1961-03-13) 20859
100 24 "Come Dance with Me and Die" Robert Gist Tony Barrett March 20, 1961 (1961-03-20) 20860
101 25 "Cry Love, Cry Murder" Alan Crosland Jr. Tony Barrett March 27, 1961 (1961-03-27) 19903
102 26 "A Penny Saved" Robert Gist Tony Barrett April 3, 1961 (1961-04-03) 20861
103 27 "Short Motive" Robert Gist Tony Barrett April 10, 1961 (1961-04-10) 19904
104 28 "The Murder Bond" Robert Altman Tony Barrett and Lewis Reed April 24, 1961 (1961-04-24) 19905
105 29 "The Most Deadly Angel" David Lowell Rich Harry Steiner May 1, 1961 (1961-05-01) 19906
106 30 "Till Death Do Us Part" Robert Gist Tony Barrett May 8, 1961 (1961-05-08) 19907
107 31 "Last Resort" Robert Sparr Tony Barrett May 15, 1961 (1961-05-15) 19908
108 32 "A Matter of Policy" Robert Gist Steffi & Tony Barrett May 22, 1961 (1961-05-22) 19909
109 33 "A Bullet for the Boy" David Lowell Rich Steffi & Tony Barrett May 29, 1961 (1961-05-29) 19910
110 34 "Death Is a Four Letter Word" Tony Barrett Steffi & Tony Barrett June 5, 1961 (1961-06-05) 19911
111 35 "Deadly Intrusion" Robert Gist Steffi & Tony Barrett June 12, 1961 (1961-06-12) 19912
112 36 "Voodoo" Alan Crosland Jr. Frank Waldman June 19, 1961 (1961-06-19) 19913
113 37 "Down the Drain" Robert Gist Blake Edwards June 26, 1961 (1961-06-26) 19914
114 38 "Murder on the Line" Robert Gist Blake Edwards September 18, 1961 (1961-09-18) 20862

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Mancini, Henry (January 1, 1996). Peter Gunn: Percussion Ensemble, Book & CD. Van Nuys, Los Angeles: Alfred Music Publishing. ISBN 9780769263687. Retrieved January 1, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c Hruska, Thomas; Evermann, Jovan (2004). Der neue Serien Guide: L-S. Berlin, Germany: Schwarzkopf & Schwarzkopf. ISBN 9783896025135. OCLC 615504917. Retrieved January 1, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c Pierce, David; Copyright Office, Library of Congress (1989). Motion picture copyrights & renewals, 1950–1959 (annotated ed.). Laurel, Maryland, USA: Milestone. ISBN 9780927347020. OCLC 21232046. Retrieved January 1, 2013. 

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