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Season 5, Episode 15
Airdate December 29, 1971
Written by Martin Roth
Directed by Reza S. Badiyi
Produced by Ivan Goff and
Ben Roberts
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MannixSeason Five
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Nightshade is the fifteenth episode of the fifth season of Mannix, and the one hundred thirteenth episode overall.

Starring: Mike Connors (Joe Mannix)

with Gail Fisher (Peggy)

Guest Star: Milton Berle (Danny Brite)

Co-Starring: Jesse White (Sam Westlake), Mary Nancy Burnett (Ella Holland), Patricia McAneny (Ceil Porter), Joseph Reale (Joey Brite), Frank Hotchkiss (Greg Westlake)

Additional Cast: Ward Wood (LT. Malcolm), Tom Hallick (Stan), Jack Denbo (Maitre D'Hotel), Ron Nyman (Policeman), Charles Picerni (Frome), Paul King (Houseman)


Plot Overview

A fellow private eye is killed in a hit-and-run accident, leading Mannix to a nightclub comic, his son who's a soldier in Vietnam, and one of the son's war buddies.


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