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 Mannix (imposter) (Dick Ziker) (also played by Mike Connors in a dual role) 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.