Barnaby Jones/Dead Heat

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Dead Heat
Airdate January 1, 1976
Production Number 7065
Writer(s) Larry Alexander
Director(s) Walter Grauman
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Barnaby JonesSeason Four

Dead Heat is the fifteenth episode of the fourth season of Barnaby Jones, and the seventy-sixth episode overall.

Guest Stars: Pat Hingle (Ray Dixon), Andrew Parks (Norm Dixon), Jacqueline Scott (Gwen Reynolds), Lou Frizzell (Coach Sid Mayo)

Co-Starring: Susan Lanier (Sheryl Cavanaugh), John Carter (Lt. Biddle), Barney Phillips (Harry Verby), Harry Moses (Andy Cavanaugh)

With: Paul Bryar (Ben Harlow), Vivian Brown (Claire Abrams), Jonathan Banks (Vince Gentry), Nick Ferris (Alex Jacoby)


Plot Overview

Barnaby's hired to avert a possible scandal after a high-school swimming star dies of an allergic reaction to amphetamines. His rival's father switched the boy's asthma medication for the pills to give his son an advantage.