The Most Deadly Game

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The Most Deadly Game
The Most Deadly Game cast 1970.JPG
George Maharis, Yvette Mimieux and Ralph Bellamy in a promotional photo.
GenreDrama
Created byMorton S. Fine
David Friedkin
Written byMorton S. Fine
David Friedkin
Bernard C. Schoenfeld
Dirk Wayne Summers
Directed byDavid Friedkin
Lee Madden
StarringRalph Bellamy
George Maharis
Yvette Mimieux
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes12
Production
Executive producer(s)Morton S. Fine
David Friedkin
Aaron Spelling
Producer(s)Joan Harrison
Running time48 minutes
Release
Original networkABC
Original releaseOctober 10, 1970 (1970-10-10) –
January 16, 1971 (1971-01-16)

The Most Deadly Game is an American drama television series that ran for 12 episodes on ABC from 1970 to 1971.[1] The series was produced by Aaron Spelling Productions, with Aaron Spelling as the executive producer.[2] It stars Yvette Mimieux, Ralph Bellamy, and George Maharis.[3][4]

Overview[edit]

The series follows the lives of three criminologists who only take on high-profile cases.[5]

Cast[edit]

Episodes[edit]

Title Directed by: Written by: Original air date PC
0"Zig Zag"David FriedkinMorton S. Fine,
David Friedkin
N/ATBA
Unaired pilot.
1"Little David"Philip LeacockBurton WohlOctober 10, 1970 (1970-10-10)009
2"Witches' Sabbath"TBATBAOctober 17, 1970 (1970-10-17)007
3"Gabrielle"TBATBAOctober 24, 1970 (1970-10-24)004
4"Breakdown"TBATBAOctober 31, 1970 (1970-10-31)010
5"Who Killed Kindness?"TBAAndy WhiteNovember 7, 1970 (1970-11-07)012
6"Photo Finish"TBATBANovember 14, 1970 (1970-11-14)005
7"War Games"Lee MaddenJack MillerNovember 28, 1970 (1970-11-28)006
8"Nightbirds"TBATBADecember 12, 1970 (1970-12-12)TBA
9"Model for Murder"TBATBADecember 19, 1970 (1970-12-19)002
10"The Classic Burial Position"TBAShimon WincelbergJanuary 2, 1971 (1971-01-02)001
11"The Lady from Praha"TBATBAJanuary 9, 1971 (1971-01-09)011
12"I, Said the Sparrow"George McCowanMarion HargroveJanuary 16, 1971 (1971-01-16)013

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Among the Hits, Notable Misses." The Record [New Jersey] 1 March 1998: Y03. Print.
  2. ^ "Living." The Miami Herald 2 April 1996: 4C. Print.
  3. ^ Ostrow, Joanne. "TV industry owes a great debt to 11 who died in 1991." The Denver Post 27 December 1991: DNVR99864. Web. 16 Jan. 2012.
  4. ^ Peterson, Bettelou. "Series Couldn't Save Maharis' Career." San Jose Mercury News 4 October 1987: 8704250107. Web. 16 Jan. 2012.
  5. ^ Nye, Doug. "Yesterday's Networks Just as Fast with Axe." Contra Costa Times [Walnut Creek, California] 18 December 1995: 9601660742. Web. 16 Jan. 2012.

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