Banacek (1972)

  • Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
  • Creator: Anthony Wilson
  • First Air Date: 1972-09-13
  • Last Air Date: 1974-03-12
  • Total Seasons: 2
  • Total Episodes: 16
  • Status: Canceled
  • Episode Runtime: 70 min.
  • Production Company: Universal Television
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Networks: NBC
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Banacek is an American detective TV series starring George Peppard that aired on the NBC network from 1972 to 1974. The series was part of the rotating NBC Wednesday Mystery Movie anthology. It alternated in its time slot with several other shows but was the only one to last beyond its first season.

  • Keywords: boston, massachusetts, theft, private detective
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    Banacek Seasons

    Season 0

    First Air Date: 1972-03-20
    1 Episodes

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 1972-09-13
    8 Episodes

    Season 2

    First Air Date: 1973-10-03
    8 Episodes

    Banacek Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1Let's Hear It for a Living Legend90 min
    Season 1Episode 2Project Phoenix90 min
    Season 1Episode 3No Sign of the Cross90 min
    Season 1Episode 4A Million the Hard Way90 min
    Season 1Episode 5To Steal a King90 min
    Season 1Episode 6Ten Thousand Dollars a Page90 min
    Season 1Episode 7The Greatest Collection of Them All90 min
    Season 1Episode 8The Two Million Clams of Cap'n Jack90 min
    Season 2Episode 1No Stone Unturned90 min
    Season 2Episode 2If MAX Is So Smart, Why Doesn't He Tell Us Where He Is?90 min
    Season 2Episode 3The Three Million Dollar Piracy90 min
    Season 2Episode 4The Vanishing Chalice90 min
    Season 2Episode 5Horse of a Slightly Different Color90 min
    Season 2Episode 6Rocket to Oblivion90 min
    Season 2Episode 7Fly Me- If You Can Find Me90 min
    Season 2Episode 8Now You See Me, Now You Don't90 min
    • George Peppard

      as Thomas Banacek
    • George Murdock

      as Cavanaugh
    • Ralph Manza

      as Jay Drury
    • Murray Matheson

      as Felix Mulholland
    • Christine Belford

      as Carlie Kirkland
    Art Wayne Fitzgerald Title Designer
    Production Howie Horwitz Producer
    Sound Hal Mooney Music Supervisor
    Production George Eckstein Executive Producer
    Costume & Make-Up Grady Hunt Costume Designer
    Crew Sam Leavitt Cinematography