Monty Nash

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Monty Nash
Starring Harry Guardino
Theme music composer Michael Lloyd
Opening theme "Theme From Monty Nash"
Country of origin  United States
Original language(s) English
No. of episodes 14
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s) Four Star International
Almada Productions, Inc.
Distributor Four Star International
Original network Syndication

Monty Nash is an American drama series that aired in syndication from 1971 to 1972.[1] It was based on a series of spy novels by Richard Telfair that were published from 1959 to 1961.


The series centered on Monty Nash, a government investigator who went undercover to catch criminals, including counterfeiters and smugglers.



No. in
No. in
Title/Four Star-Almada prod. no Directed by
1.01 1 "THE LONG RIDE (pilot; Prod. No. A007)" Nicholas Colasanto
A former spy (Leslie Nielsen) who has fallen into mental illness draws Nash into a deadly game of cat and mouse.
1.02 2 "THE HUNTING LICENCE (Prod. No. A017)" Nicholas Colasanto
The life of the main witness preparing to testify in the investigation against a crime syndicate is now in danger. .
1.03 3 "THE DEATH SQUAD (Prod. No. A016)" John Peyser
Nash has to bridge the generation gap to protect the leader of a hippie group who is in danger.
1.04 4 "THE MAN IN THE EMBASSY (Prod. No. A006)" John Peyser
Nash is given a mission of freeing an American held behind enemy lines and must formulate an elaborate escape.
1.05 5 "TENSION IN A TROUBLED TOWN (Prod. No. A019)" John Peyser
Extreme emotions and hate along racial lines may have something to do with the theft of explosives.
1.06 6 "CODE NAME: DIANA (Prod. No. A001)" Ted Post
A major corporation is in danger of getting caught in a tax swindle and dangles a half a million dollars in front of Nash to keep him quiet about it.
1.07 7 "THE AMBASSADOR'S DAUGHTER (Prod. No. A014)" Ted Post
A cross-racial love affair is somehow tied to the kidnapping of an official.
1.08 8 "THE VISITOR (Prod. No. A003)" Richard Chambers
Homosexuality, blackmail and suicide intertwine dramatically and on many levels.
1.09 9 "THE FRIENDLIEST TOWN IN THE SOUTH (Prod. No. A002)" John Peyser
A small town in the south has long memories and short tempers when a local black leader attempts to put together a protest march.
1.10 10 "THE TIME OF THE EAGLE (Prod. No. A020)" Edward J. Lakso
The lives of two American Indian brothers revolve around heated politics and brutal murder.
1.11 11 "WHERE HAVE ALL THE CHILDREN GONE? (Prod. No. A018)" Ivan Dixon
The government's nerve gas agent experiment and the disappearance of two dozen teenagers are somehow connected.
1.12 12 "THE DEAD WE LEFT BEHIND (Prod. No. unknown)" Ivan Dixon
After coming home from Viet Nam, a U.S. Marine is accused of murdering innocent Vietnamese women and children.
1.13 13 "BROTHER ZACHARY (Prod. No. A028)" Richard Chambers
An outreach ministry that lends help to drug addicts, helping them get straight, becomes the target of a biker gang who doesn't like the group doing away with their dope buying customers.
1.14 14 "A KILLER AMONG US (Prod. No. A004)" James Hogan
A Latin labor representative is murdered which ignites protests of racial hatred in the series finale.


"Theme from 'Monty Nash'" was written and produced by Michael Lloyd, and released as a single in 1971 on Quad Records (a division of Four Star International, the studio that syndicated and co-produced the series), credited as by The Good Stuff, a group of session players.


  1. ^ TV Guide Guide to TV. Barnes and Noble. 2004. ISBN 0-7607-5634-1. 

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