S.W.A.T. (1975–1976)
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The Running Man: Part 1 

S.W.A.T. is tasked by the Justice Department with protecting a key witness in a trial against a crime kingpin. The mob pulls out all stops and stoops to new lows to locate and liquidate David Neil.

Director:

George McCowan

Writers:

Robert Hamner (created by), Rick Husky (developed by) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Steve Forrest ... Lieutenant Dan 'Hondo' Harrelson
Robert Urich ... Officer Jim Street
Rod Perry ... Sergeant David 'Deacon' Kay
Mark Shera ... Officer Dominic Luca
James Coleman James Coleman ... Officer T.J. McCabe
Stuart Whitman ... David Neil / Ben Jordan
David Opatoshu ... Alexander Vincent
James Darren ... Joey Wade
John Lupton ... John Tyler
Linda Marsh ... Julia Abbott
Jim McMullan ... Deputy Tom Holden (credit only)
Bruce Glover ... J.D. Upton (credit only)
Forrest Tucker ... Owen Fiske (credit only)
Donna Mills ... Lauren Brooks (credit only)
Leslie Nielsen ... Vic Ritchie
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Storyline

The team is tasked with helping a man from the Justice Department serve a warrant on a mobster, which they do. The man's nephew is killed in the process. The Fed meets with Hondo. Hondo wonders why are they are going after the man now, they've tried before and failed. The Fed tells Hondo this time things are different. He tells Hondo to go with him. In the meantime the mobster after getting released, can't help but wonder that the Fed is a little cocky now. He tells his other nephew to look into it. The Fed reveals to Hondo that David Neil one of the mobster's people, is an undercover agent. And that SWAT has to protect him. The nephew later discovers Neil is missing, he concludes Neil is the Fed's witness. He then orders Neil be found and taken care of. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 January 1976 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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This two part episode was a backdoor pilot for a series that was never made. See more »

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