Ironside/Achilles' Heel

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Achilles' Heel
Season 5, Episode 21
Airdate February 17, 1972
Written by Frank Telford
Directed by Raymond Burr
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IronsideSeason Five

Guest Stars: William Windom (Judge Lawrence Van Buren), Rick Lenz (Larry Van Buren), Johnny Seven (Lt. Carl Reese), Angel Tompkins (Candy Delmar)

Co-Starring: Kerwin Matthews (Paul Arnstein), Bill Fletcher (Ellis Stark), Val Avery (Arnie Hummel), James Douglas (Frank Stilwell)

With: Henry Beckman (Durand), Hilly Hicks (Otis Williams), Ian Wolfe (Sam), Arthur Space (Austen Quill), Alan Dexter (Defense Attorney), Karen Norris (Judge Bell), John Rayner (2nd Clerk), George Wyner (1st Clerk), Michael J. Grayson (Detective), Elena Eileen (Waitress)


Plot Overview

Ironside discovers that a judge's son was framed for murder in an attempt to have the jurist removed from a Syndicate trial.



The Show

This episode marked the directorial debut of Raymond Burr. It was the first of two episodes he directed.