Harry O

Harry O

1974 - 1976, Crime
Ex-cop Harry Orwell, injured in the line of duty, works as a detective.

Episode Guide

  • Harry O - Death Certificate (Season 2 Episode 22)
    Season 2 Episode 22:

    Death Certificate

    Harry's investigation into a doctor's questionable activities has fatal repercussions for a friend of the detective; guest Ruth Roman.

  • Harry O - The Mysterious Case of Lester and Dr. Fong (Season 2 Episode 21)
    Season 2 Episode 21:

    The Mysterious Case of Lester and Dr. Fong

    After a wealthy man expires while hearing a threatening tape, Harry's investigation leads him to the dead man's nephew.

  • Harry O - Ruby (Season 2 Episode 20)
    Season 2 Episode 20:


    Harry poses as an ex-convict in search of work to infiltrate a stolen-car ring after a botched theft lands Ruby's teen nephew in jail.

  • Harry O - Victim (Season 2 Episode 19)
    Season 2 Episode 19:


    A rape victim comes to Harry for help after police drop her case even though she is able to identify her assailant and his accomplice.

  • Harry O - Forbidden City (Season 2 Episode 18)
    Season 2 Episode 18:

    Forbidden City

    The murder of a friend, a fellow private detective, propels Harry into a case involving a beautiful Chinese woman and a bankrupt company.

  • Harry O - Hostage (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:


    Harry searches for the missing girlfriend of a robber (John Rubinstein) holding hostages in a liquor store; guest Priscilla Pointer.

  • Harry O - Past Imperfect (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    Past Imperfect

    A battered suitcase threatens to ruin the life of a woman (Susan Strasberg) when a man from her shady past returns to claim the satchel.

  • Harry O - Book of Changes (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:

    Book of Changes

    The assistant of a slain club owner brings an envelope to Harry containing a tape which tells of a book that could threaten many people.

  • Harry O - Mister Five and Dime (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    Mister Five and Dime

    A coed's (Glynnis O'Connor) arrest for passing counterfeit money points to her grandfather, also sought by desperate drug traffickers.

  • Harry O - The Madonna Legacy (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    The Madonna Legacy

    Harry finds himself in the middle of a deadly family feud when he tries to prove foul play in the death of a drunken ex-police officer.

  • Harry O - Exercise in Fatality (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    Exercise in Fatality

    Harry must find the pregnant, drug-addict daughter of a police officer accused of a murder in which the missing girl is the only witness.

  • Harry O - Reflections (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:


    The murder of his old police partner leads Harry into a complex web of death and blackmail that also involves the former Mrs. Orwell.

  • Harry O - Group Terror (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Group Terror

    Harry poses as an alcoholic patient in a therapy session to learn which of the group murdered a fellow member; guest Joanna Pettet.

  • Harry O - APB Harry Orwell (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    APB Harry Orwell

    Trench seeks the elusive woman who is Harry's alibi in the murder of a businessman, a crime for which Orwell has been carefully framed.

  • Harry O - Tender Killing Care (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Tender Killing Care

    Spence is arrested in the murder of a doctor who worked at the nursing home where Spence's father (Jester Hairston) met a suspicious end.

  • Harry O - Mayday (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:


    The widow of a pilot killed in a crash in which a senator was the only survivor comes to Harry claiming the mishap was really sabotage.

  • Harry O - The Acolyte (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    The Acolyte

    A bank hires Harry to find a missing heiress, a trail that leads him to a shady psychologist (Sam Jaffe) and his quasi-religious cult.

  • Harry O - Portrait of a Murder (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Portrait of a Murder

    The parents of a mentally impaired teenager (Adam Arkin) hire Harry to establish their son's innocence in the brutal strangulation of a woman.

  • Harry O - Shades (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:


    A wealthy woman (Anjanette Comer) hires Harry to clear her housekeeper in the murder of a small-time hoodlum; guest Louis Gossett Jr.

  • Harry O - Lester Two (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Lester Two

    Sue gives Harry a bottle of cologne, which he passes along to Lester Hodges, only to learn the bottle is the target of diamond smugglers.

  • Harry O - One for the Road (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    One for the Road

    A lawyer wakes in her car after a drunken night to find she has a smashed headlight, then reads of a hit-and-run death in the newspaper.

  • Harry O - Anatomy of a Frame (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Anatomy of a Frame

    Trench turns to Harry for help after being framed in the murder of a woman narcotics informant; guests James McEachin, René Auberjonois.

  • Harry O - Street Games (Season 1 Episode 22)
    Season 1 Episode 22:

    Street Games

    A frightened woman hires Harry to find her daughter (Maureen McCormick), a pregnant drug addict who blames herself for her lover's death.

  • Harry O - Elegy for a Cop (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:

    Elegy for a Cop

    Just before dying, Quinlan manages to mail evidence to Harry that sets the detective on the trail of an underworld kingpin (Sal Mineo).

  • Harry O - Lester (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:


    Harry is fired after his investigation to clear a man in a coed's disappearance instead turns up evidence showing the woman was murdered.

  • Harry O - Double Jeopardy (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:

    Double Jeopardy

    A murder suspect (Kurt Russell) under sentence of death from the victim's father hires Harry to clear his name; guest Audrey Totter.

  • Harry O - Silent Kill (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    Silent Kill

    Harry tries to help a deaf custodian (James Wainwright) accused of arson in the destruction of an old building; guest Gail Strickland.

  • Harry O - Sound of Trumpets (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    Sound of Trumpets

    Harry saves an ex-jazz star (Julius Harris) from drowning, then learns the man had several reasons for diving in; guests Brenda Sykes.

  • Harry O - Confetti People (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    Confetti People

    A former mental patient (John Rubinstein) claims to have shot and killed his brother, only to have Harry learn the victim is still alive.

  • Harry O - For the Love of Money (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    For the Love of Money

    A secretary who engineered a robbery with her beau asks help from Harry, who learns the amount of the theft has increased by $475,000.

  • Harry O - The Last Heir (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    The Last Heir

    Harry is stranded in a desert mansion with an eccentric old woman (Jeanette Nolan) and her family who are being murdered one by one.

  • Harry O - Accounts Balanced (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Accounts Balanced

    A woman (Linda Marsh) from Harry's past asks him to investigate the suspicious unexplained absences of her current husband (Robert Reed).

  • Harry O - Material Witness (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Material Witness

    Harry is asked to protect an eyewitness (Barbara Anderson) to a mob killing, but finds the woman's pursuers are one step ahead of him.

  • Harry O - Second Sight (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Second Sight

    A blind mystery writer (Stefanie Powers) reports the death of her psychiatrist -- a murder she claimed to have seen earlier in a vision.

  • Harry O - Ballinger's Choice (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Ballinger's Choice

    A 16-year-old seductress seems to be at the center of the mystery over her mother's death, and a publisher's (Paul Burke) disappearance.

  • Harry O - Shadows at Noon (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Shadows at Noon

    Harry poses as a patient in a private mental institution to investigate the case of a woman who says she is being held against her will.

  • Harry O - Eyewitness (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:


    A nurse (Rosalind Cash) who treated Harry after he was shot comes to him for help when her son (Ty Henderson) is arrested for murder.

  • Harry O - Coinage of the Realm (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Coinage of the Realm

    To save a girl who desperately needs a kidney transplant, Harry searches again for a missing man who eluded him during his police days.

  • Harry O - Mortal Sin (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Mortal Sin

    A Shakesperean quote is Harry's only clue to a possible murder confessed to a priest (Laurence Luckinbill) who refuses to reveal more.

  • Harry O - Guardian at the Gates (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Guardian at the Gates

    After his dog is killed, an arrogant architect (Barry Sullivan) fears for his life and calls on Harry to investigate; guest Linda Evans.

  • Harry O - The Admiral's Lady (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    The Admiral's Lady

    Harry investigates the disappearance of a retired rear admiral's (Leif Erickson) wife (Sharon Acker), who vanished after a yacht mishap.

  • Harry O - Gertrude (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:


    A Navy man's sister (Julie Sommars) receives one of his shoes in the mail, then gets a visit from Shore Patrol officers who want to see her brother.