Burke's Law (1963–1966)
3 Jan. 1964Who Killed Jason Shaw?
An extremely strange girl called Lucy Brewer finds a corpse in the shower. Burke's suspects include an old friend, a cultivator of unusual plants, a wine snob and the dead man's daughter - or is she?
10 Jan. 1964Who Killed Snooky Martinelli?
Can it be that Amos Burke himself has been murdered?
17 Jan. 1964Who Killed What's His Name?
The elaborate robbery of a bank ends with the unprovoked shooting death of its owner, financier Victor S. Barrows. The key to solving the mystery is locating one of perpetrators, a man so average in appearance that nobody can clearly describe him.
24 Jan. 1964Who Killed Madison Cooper?
A shady attorney carrying a lot of money is murdered after making a telephone call.
31 Jan. 1964Who Killed April?
Carhop waitress April Adams is found murdered in an automobile scrapyard. The discovery that she had over $40,000 in the bank indicates that she had a second income that was both lucrative and illicit.
14 Feb. 1964Who Killed Carrie Cornell?
Carrie Cornell, singer and model, is found murdered on a beach. A photograph of her in Girlicue magazine links her to sleazy millionaire Martin Van Martin and he has disappeared.
21 Feb. 1964Who Killed His Royal Highness?
A man claiming to be an exiled Russian prince - not that anyone ever believed that - is murdered.
28 Feb. 1964Who Killed Marty Kelso?
Ruthless Hollywood agent Marty Kelso is murdered and leaves behind a plethora of suspects including a new wife and three ex-wives.
6 Mar. 1964Who Killed Avery Lord?
Burke and his team investigate the murder of a wealthy industrial designer.
13 Mar. 1964Who Killed Andy Zygmunt?
Pop artist Andy Zygmunt is fatally impaled on the spikes of one of his creations. The discovery that he blackmailed people into buying his works provides a motive and five suspects: his last four customers and the possessor of a missing fifth work.
20 Mar. 1964Who Killed the Paper Dragon?
During Chinese New Year celebrations, a body is found concealed in a car.
27 Mar. 1964Who Killed Molly?
Housewife Molly Baker, a brunette, is found dead in her shower, the apparent victim of a fall and drowning. But the autopsy shows that she was strangled and the discovery of blond wig hairs on four of her dresses is the first indication of her very busy secret life.
3 Apr. 1964Who Killed WHO IV?
Socialite equestrian William Henry Otis IV, nicknamed WHO IV ("WHO Four"), is beaten to death in his stable with a horseshoe from a riding trophy. The suspects are the regulars in his weekly fox hunts, among them Burke's old flame Jennifer and her husband St. John ("Sinjin") Carlisle, and, of course, the butler.
10 Apr. 1964Who Killed Annie Foran?
Party girl Annie Foran is found strangled in the back seat of a customer's car at the exclusive restaurant Club Nova. Suspicion falls on her ex-boyfriend, baseball sensation Eddie Dineen, who was there at the time in the company of his mentor, the acerbic columnist Whitman Saunders, and Saunder's assistant, Milo Morgan.
17 Apr. 1964Who Killed My Girl?
Using a .38 revolver with a silencer, an assailant murders heiress Diana Mercer in her bedroom after she's been dropped off by her date that night -- her old flame, Amos Burke. As he investigates her death, Burke discovers that the woman who was murdered was a far cry from the one he knew and loved years earlier.
24 Apr. 1964Who Killed the Eleventh Best Dressed Woman in the World?
Nirvana is an upscale health spa for women only in the wooded hills near LA. The karma there is disrupted when socialite Celia Bannerman, a notorious husband stealer, is found murdered in the mud bath. Suspicion centers on the five women who shared her bungalow. Four had reasons to kill her and all received a free stay at Nirvana courtesy of an unknown party.
1 May 1964Who Killed Don Pablo?
A waxwork in a museum turns out not to be a waxwork at all - it's a corpse.
8 May 1964Who Killed 1/2 of Glory Lee?
The unpleasant Benjamin Glory, one half of the ownership of the Glory Lee fashion house, is found dead in an elevator after it crashes. But he was dead before he ever entered it, killed by "a sharp and blunt instrument".
16 Sep. 1964Who Killed the Surf Broad?
Rising actress and beach queen Tina Romaine surfs a difficult wave, walks a few steps, and drops dead. A bullet grazed her right temple, but the wound was superficial and the autopsy finds that she was killed by an archaic poison. Posing as a beach bum, Tim goes undercover to infiltrate the surfing crowd.
23 Sep. 1964Who Killed Vaudeville?
A number of vaudeville old-timers are among the suspects when Burke investigates the death of a comedian.
30 Sep. 1964Who Killed Cassandra Cass?
While the water for her before dinner bath is being drawn, high society blackmailer Cassandra Cass is gunned down in her bedroom in her mansion. The prime suspects are her four victims, all of whom had been invited to dinner that evening. And, of course, there's the butler.
7 Oct. 1964Who Killed the Horne of Plenty?
While hosting a garden party on a sunny Sunday afternoon, modeling mogul Charles Lee Horne telephones the homicide squad and asks for Burke. A single rifle shot ends both the phone call and Horne's life. The investigation takes an unexpected and disturbing twist when one of Horne's models, Felice Knight, files an internal affairs complaint alleging that Tim helped her to blackmail Horne into signing her.
14 Oct. 1964Who Killed Everybody?
Four poker buddies celebrate the first anniversary of their weekly games with a private party at the Hillsdale Country Club. The festivities end when all four men are killed by a bottle of poisoned wine. There is no shortage of suspects. Besides having four unhappy wives, the men had incurred the ire of Butterfield, the club's historian, baseball coach, and busybody.
21 Oct. 1964Who Killed Mr. Cartwheel?
When the wealthy Emory Cartwheel is murdered at a coin auction, Amos Burke finds himself in jail in the Wild West town of Epitaph Flats.
28 Oct. 1964Who Killed Cornelius Gilbert?
The life of hotel magnate Cornelius Gilbert comes to an electrifying finish when somebody hot wires the metal ladder in his swimming pool. A torn piece of plaid cloth, a gold St. Christopher's medal, and Gilbert's annual round-the-world charter flight are the clues.
4 Nov. 1964Who Killed Lenore Wingfield?
Murdered Lenore has left a note that she's changing her will with the heir as nephew Jay Boy who is involved with daughter of Jim Clover who needs Lenore's land to complete his development but Jay Boy's fiancée Effie Mae is in town.
11 Nov. 1964Who Killed the Richest Man in the World?
When wealthy Amenor arrives in town to sell a lucrative oil lease, an apparent sniper attack on Amenor kills his bookkeeper and suspicion immediately suggests the culprit is one of three parties vying for deal.
25 Nov. 1964Who Killed the Tall One in the Middle?
The De Armand Sisters are a trio of singing siblings. When Alicia - the tall one in the middle - gets murdered, Amos Burke is surprised at how little the other two seem to be upset.
2 Dec. 1964Who Killed Merlin the Great?
Escape artist Jack Merlin at a convention of competitive magicians attempts his stock in trade trick of staying under water for five hours sealed in coffin with an hour air supply but he dies - from a gunshot wound.
9 Dec. 1964Who Killed 711 ?
When a businessman, Buddy Jack Cook, with a very shady reputation is found slain in a hotel elevator, Harold Harold, his accountant, is the prime suspect.
16 Dec. 1964Who Killed Supersleuth?
Four famous cops (from London, Paris, Tokyo and Budapest), plus an irascible American private eye, are all suspects when yet another famous sleuth is murdered.
23 Dec. 1964Who Killed the Swinger on a Hook?
After a developer is found stabbed to death and on a meat hook, another man is found dead with the same letter of a list of six names discovered on the developer which includes Amos and then Amos receives such a letter.