Jigsaw John (TV series)

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Jigsaw John
Genre Crime drama
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 15 (list of episodes)
Production
Running time 60 minutes
Production company(s) MGM Television
Release
Original network NBC
Original release February 2 – June 14, 1976

Jigsaw John is an American crime drama television series that aired from February 2 until June 14, 1976, based on the career of real-life LAPD Robbery-Homicide Detective "Jigsaw John" St. John. It was preceded, during the previous television season, by the TV-movie They Only Come Out at Night.

Premise[edit]

John St. John is an LAPD detective who solves murder cases.

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Episodes[edit]

No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1"Promise to Kill"TBAJames D. Buchanan and Arthur RoweFebruary 2, 1976 (1976-02-02)
John is targeted by an ex-con he sent to prison 11 years earlier.
2"Sand Trap"TBATBAFebruary 9, 1976 (1976-02-09)
The skeleton of a woman from a case that closed 11 years ago is discovered.
3"Too Much Too Soon Blues"TBAMichael I. WagnerFebruary 16, 1976 (1976-02-16)
"Jigsaw" investigates the murder of a rock star.
4"Thicker Than Blood"TBAThom Cost QuinteroFebruary 23, 1976 (1976-02-23)
Two brothers are set to inherit a fortune, when one of them is murdered the other one becomes a prime suspect.
5"Dry Ice"TBABrad Radnitz and James G. HirschMarch 1, 1976 (1976-03-01)
A security guard is killed during the robbery of a hotel.
6"Follow the Yellow Brick road"TBAJohn D. F. BlackMarch 8, 1976 (1976-03-08)
An aspiring actress is murdered.
7"The Mourning Line"TBATBAMarch 15, 1976 (1976-03-15)
An executive becomes a suspect when a bookie is murdered.
8"Death of the Party"TBAAl Martinez and James D. BuchananMarch 22, 1976 (1976-03-22)
John investigates an apartment complex when a young woman is killed.
9"Eclipse"TBAOrville H. Hampton and James D. BuchananMarch 29, 1976 (1976-03-29)
10"The Executioner"TBAJames D. HirschApril 5, 1976 (1976-04-05)
John investigates the death of a criminology professor who was responsible for a study program for prisoners.
11"The Runaway"TBABud FreemanApril 12, 1976 (1976-04-12)
An emotionally unstable teenager is the only witness to the murder of a missing woman.
12"Plastique"TBARod Baker and Glen OlsonApril 19, 1976 (1976-04-19)
A security-systems executive is threatened to be killed.
13"Homicide is a Fine Art"TBAJames D. Buchanan and James G. HirschMay 31, 1976 (1976-05-31)
"Jigsaw" investigates the murder of a well-liked Texan.
14"Ole-Ole an Free"TBAJames D. BuchananJune 7, 1976 (1976-06-07)
John poses as an alcoholic when he investigates a nursing home.
15"Homicide 96403: John Smith"Bud WiserRobert SpechtJune 14, 1976 (1976-06-14)
A woman disappears when her boyfriend is murdered.

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