ABC Movie of the Week/Sweet, Sweet Rachel

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Sweet, Sweet Rachel
Airdate October 2, 1971
Written by Anthony Lawrence
Directed by Sutton Roley
Network ABC
Style 90-minute horror thriller drama
Company American Broadcasting Company


Origin USA


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Sweet, Sweet Rachel (1971) is a TV movie about a psychic detective on the trail of a psychic murderer. It aired as part of the ABC Movie of the Week. It was also intended as the pilot for the TV series The Sixth Sense, but the concept, cast and main character would be drastically reworked before it became a series.

Cast: Alex Dreier (Dr. Lucas Darrow), Pat Hingle (Arthur Piper), Louise Latham (Lillian Piper), Steve Ihnat (Dr. Simon Tyler), Brenda Scott (Nora Piper), Chris Robinson (Carey Johnson), Stefanie Powers (Rachel Stanton), Richard Bull (Lt. Fisher), Mark Tapscott (Henry), John Hillerman (Medical Examiner), William Bryant (Doctor), John Alvin (Surgeon), Rod McCary (Paul Stanton)

Contents

Plot Overview

Trivia

Behind the Scenes

Allusions and References

Quotes

DVD Release

Awards and Accolades