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Ghost of the Ripper 

Psychotic Jack Schulman is killing prostitutes. Amateur criminologist Philiip Graykirk sees a pattern similar to the Jack-the-Ripper murders and predicts more deaths to come.

Director:

Lawrence Dobkin (as Larry Dobkin)

Writers:

Michael Mann (creator), Larry Forrester

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Urich ... Dan Tanna
Greg Morris ... Lt. David Nelson
Bart Braverman ... Bobby 'Binzer' Borso
Phyllis Davis ... Beatrice Travis
Naomi Stevens ... Sgt. Bella Archer
John Larch ... Jack the Ripper
Murray Matheson ... Phillip Grayson
George Takei ... Medical Examiner
Peter Lind Hayes ... Brad Edelson
Pamela Hensley ... Valerie Kemmet
Alan Manson Alan Manson ... Assistant D.A.
Courtney Pledger Courtney Pledger ... Kate
Lee Travis ... Liza
Red McIlvaine Red McIlvaine ... First Reporter
Virginia Hawkins Virginia Hawkins ... Shopper
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Storyline

When someone is killing prostitutes, Dan tries to warn one he knows to stay off the streets but because the killer just struck she doesn't think she's in danger. And when a criminologist predicts they'll be another killing and states that the killer is emulating Jack the Ripper. And when his prediction comes true and his victim was the one Dan talked to, he takes an interest in the case. So they try to find the man and according to the criminologist they have a month to wait. But the man appears to altering his methods. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 January 1979 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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First episode with Greg Morris (Lt. Nelson) in the opening credits See more »

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