Mannix (season 5)

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Mannix (season 5)
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 24
Original network CBS
Original release September 15, 1971 (1971-09-15) – March 8, 1972 (1972-03-08)
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List of Mannix episodes

This is a list of episodes from the fifth season of Mannix.

Broadcast history[edit]

The season originally aired Wednesdays at 10:00-11:00 pm (EST).[1][2]

DVD release[edit]

The season was released on DVD by Paramount Home Video.


No. in
No. in
Title Directed by Written by Original air date
99 1 "Dark So Early, Dark So Long" John Llewellyn Moxey Robert W. Lenski September 15, 1971 (1971-09-15)
Mannix's latest case involves blackmail and murder.
100 2 "Cold Trail" Barry Crane Ed Waters September 22, 1971 (1971-09-22)
A young woman is on the run from a gang of killers with an unknown motive.
101 3 "A Step in Time" Sutton Roley Mann Rubin September 29, 1971 (1971-09-29)
When a widow goes into a catatonic stupor, Mannix looks into a year-old murder case - and faces eerie twists in the process.
102 4 "Wine from These Grapes" Paul Krasny David H. Vowell October 6, 1971 (1971-10-06)
Mannix investigates a murder in a California grape-growing region.
103 5 "Woman in the Shadows" Paul Krasny Karl Tunberg October 13, 1971 (1971-10-13)
A mysterious woman gets Mannix involved in the hunt for the first chapter of Karl Marx's Das Kapital.
104 6 "Days Beyond Recall" Jud Taylor Robert Pirosh October 20, 1971 (1971-10-20)
Mannix searches skid row for a former crime exposé writer who supposedly drowned.
105 7 "Run Till Dark" Murray Golden Dan Ullman October 27, 1971 (1971-10-27)
Mannix finds himself in a dirty syndicate game involving a youngsters' baseball coach gone missing.
106 8 "The Glass Trap" Reza Badiyi Edward J. Lakso November 3, 1971 (1971-11-03)
A New York policeman is troubled over extraditing a suspected cop killer.
107 9 "A Choice of Evils" Paul Krasny James Schmerer November 10, 1971 (1971-11-10)
A racketeer makes Mannix his reluctant employee.
108 10 "A Button for General D" Reza Badiyi Ernie Frankel November 17, 1971 (1971-11-17)
A dying man's words start a treasure hunt.
109 11 "The Man Outside" Harry Harvey, Jr. Teleplay by: Arthur Weiss
Story by: Tibor Zada
November 24, 1971 (1971-11-24)
A retired Army general is victimized by a blackmailer.
110 12 "Murder Times Three" Leonard Horn Stephen Kandel December 1, 1971 (1971-12-01)
Mannix wonders why he's been fired from separate cases at once.
111 13 "Catspaw" Harry Harvey, Jr. Frank Telford December 8, 1971 (1971-12-08)
A case of extortion places Mannix on the search for a missing letter.
112 14 "To Save a Dead Man" Paul Krasny Donn Mullally December 15, 1971 (1971-12-15)
A dying man pleads with Mannix to save a convicted murderer who admits his guilt.
113 15 "Nightshade" Reza Badiyi Martin Roth December 29, 1971 (1971-12-29)
A comedian is connected to a private eye's murder. Milton Berle guest stars.
114 16 "Babe in the Woods" Leonard Horn Robert W. Lenski January 5, 1972 (1972-01-05)
Mannix puts himself at risk when he looks for a murder victim's plans hidden on a golf course.
115 17 "The Sound of Murder" Leslie H. Martinson Leigh Vance January 12, 1972 (1972-01-12)
A tape recording connects a missing philanderer to a beautiful model, blackmail and murder.
116 18 "Moving Target" Richard Benedict Karl Tunberg January 19, 1972 (1972-01-19)
A silent partner seems anxious to silence his partner. Art Buchwald has a cameo role.
117 19 "Cry Pigeon" Reza Badiyi Donn Mullally January 26, 1972 (1972-01-26)
The patriarch of a racketeer family comes to Mannix for help in a possible gang war.
118 20 "A Walk in the Shadows" Paul Krasny Edward J. Lakso February 9, 1972 (1972-02-09)
Mannix deals with jealousy and blackmail as he works to clear a man accused of murdering his wife.
119 21 "Lifeline" Leslie H. Martinson Dan Ullman February 16, 1972 (1972-02-16)
A singer becomes a target for murder after his involvement with a dope pusher's killing. Lou Rawls guest stars.
120 22 "To Draw the Lightning" Don McDougall Ed Adamson February 23, 1972 (1972-02-23)
A cop is accused of murder, but is strangely uncooperative in helping Mannix prove it was a set-up.
121 23 "Scapegoat" Leslie H. Martinson Stephen Kandel March 1, 1972 (1972-03-01)
With Mannix stranded in the desert, his lookalike makes off with eight million dollars worth of jewels.
122 24 "Death in the Fifth Gear" Paul Krasny Chester Krumholz March 8, 1972 (1972-03-08)
A somewhat dotty patient has Mannix deal with a case that engulfs him with paranoia and hallucinations.