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Eischied was an American crime drama broadcast on NBC from September 21, 1979 to January 20, 1980. It was based on the starring character from the 1978 miniseries To Kill a Cop, which was based on the novel by Robert Daley.

Eischied was an American crime drama broadcast on NBC from September 21, 1979 to January 20, 1980. It was based on the starring character from the 1978 miniseries To Kill a Cop, which was based on the novel by Robert Daley.

Original Release

09/21/1979 on NBC

US Release

09/21/1979

Cast

Suzanne Lederer Carol Wright
Vincent Bufano Rick Alessi
Alan Oppenheimer Capt. Finnerty
Joe Don Baker Chief Earl Eischied
Alan Fudge Deputy Commissioner Kimbrough
Eddie Egan Chief Inspector Ed Parks
Joe Cirillo Malfitano, Eischied's Chauffeur
Joe Don Baker Chief Earl Eischied / Earl Eischied
Alan Fudge Deputy Commissioner Kimbrough / Deputy Kimbrough
Eddie Egan Chief Inspector Ed Parks / Ed Parks
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
0 To Kill a Cop Monday, 10 April 1978
1 Only the Pretty Girls Die: Part 1 Friday, 21 September 1979
2 Only the Pretty Girls Die: Part 2 Friday, 28 September 1979
3 The U.N. Connection Friday, 12 October 1979
4 Angels of Terror Friday, 19 October 1979
5 The Accused Friday, 26 October 1979
6 Do They Really Have to Die? Thursday, 08 November 1979
7 The Dancer Friday, 23 November 1979
8 Who Is the Missing Woman? Friday, 30 November 1979
9 Spanish Eight Friday, 07 December 1979
10 Friday's Child Friday, 14 December 1979
11 Fire for Hire Sunday, 30 December 1979
12 Powder Burn Sunday, 20 January 1980
13 Buddy System Tuesday, 01 July 1980

Directors

Harvey S. Laidman, Nicholas Sgarro, Larry Elikann, Bob Kelljan, Leo Penn, Gene Nelson, Jack Starrett, Gene R. Kearney

Writers

Robert Daley, Mark Rodgers, Stephen Downing, Frank Abatemarco, Gene R. Kearney, Art Eisenson, Irv Pearlberg, Fred A. Wyler, Jack Guss, Dallas L. Barnes

Cast

Suzanne Lederer Carol Wright
Vincent Bufano Rick Alessi
Alan Oppenheimer Capt. Finnerty
Joe Don Baker Chief Earl Eischied
Alan Fudge Deputy Commissioner Kimbrough
Eddie Egan Chief Inspector Ed Parks
Joe Cirillo Malfitano, Eischied's Chauffeur
Joe Don Baker Chief Earl Eischied / Earl Eischied
Alan Fudge Deputy Commissioner Kimbrough / Deputy Kimbrough
Eddie Egan Chief Inspector Ed Parks / Ed Parks
Alan Oppenheimer Capt. Finnerty / Captain Finnerty
Laraine Stephens Irene
Vincent Baggetta Tommy Creighton
BJ Davis Airplane HiJacker
Karen Valentine Margaret Manning
James Stephens Colvin
Raymond Burr Police Commissioner
David Raynr Executioner
Ted Beniades Ben Quantro
Tony Perez Costanza

Producers

David Gerber Executive Producer

Editors

Richard Freeman

1980 Emmy Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore) Nominated
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