The Mod Squad/Keep the Faith, Baby

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Keep the Faith, Baby
Airdate March 25, 1969
Written by Harve Bennett
Directed by Gene Nelson
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The Mod SquadSeason One

Guest Stars: Sammy Davis, Jr. (Father John Banks), Robert Duvall (Matt Jenkins)

Co-Starring: William Schallert (Father Bob Hughes), Ron Hayes (Frank Jenkins)

Featuring: Stephan Perry (Mike), Darryl Glenn (Eddie), Dick Dial (Emmitt Jenkins)


Plot Overview

Linc finds himself in the line of fire after befriending a controversial ghetto priest who's receiving threats on his life, possibly due to his activism, but really due to the fact that he heard the confession of a condemned killer who's up for a new trial.

Arc Advancement


A Catholic priest who smokes and drinks just like he's in the Rat Pack? Only the great Sammy Davis, Jr. could have played a character like that!