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The Most Deadly Game 

Ethan Arcane leads a group of independent agents who take on especially difficult murder cases. Jonathan Croft uses his military training in his investigations while college educated Vanessa Smith approaches the situation differently.
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
George Maharis ...  Jonathan Croft 13 episodes, 1970-1971
Ralph Bellamy ...  Ethan Arcane 13 episodes, 1970-1971
Yvette Mimieux ...  Vanessa Smith 12 episodes, 1970-1971
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Ethan Arcane leads a group of independent agents who take on especially difficult murder cases. Jonathan Croft uses his military training in his investigations while college educated Vanessa Smith approaches the situation differently.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1970 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Zig Zag See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Runtime:

(12 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Originally to be titled "Zig Zag", a mystery that Aaron Spelling Productions was preparing as a series for ABC. See more »

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