Ironside/Robert Phillips vs. the Man

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Robert Phillips vs. the Man
Season 2, Episode 5
Airdate October 10, 1968
Production Number
Writer(s) Sy Salkowitz
Director(s) Nicholas Colasanto
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IronsideSeason Two

Guest Stars: Paul Winfield (Robert Phillips), Jack Hogan (Ed Barnard)

Co-Starring: Diane Shalet (Mrs. Shavely), Gene Lyons (The Commissioner), Diane Ladd (Peggy Barnard)

With: Donna Anders (Lottie Collins), Dick Williams (Spokesman), Gloria Edwards (Mrs. Adams), Ben Hammer (Fleming), Morris Erby (Mr. Adams), Fabian Dean (Det. Lt. Porter), Jack Collins (Corning), Davis Roberts (Attorney Peters), Arnold Williams (1st Man), John Rayner (Larry Drake)


Plot Overview

Black activist Robert Phillips is accused of murdering a shopkeeper during rioting. Ironside believes in Phillips's innocence, but his anti-white rhetoric hinders the Chief's investigation.