Judd for the Defense/Shadow of a Killer

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Shadow of a Killer
Season 1, Episode 5
Airdate October 6, 1967
Production Number 1805
Written by Sheldon Stark
Directed by Leo Penn
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Shadow of a Killer is the fifth episode of the first season of Judd for the Defense, and the fifth episode overall.

Guest Stars: Joe Don Baker (Merl Varney), Vincent Gardenia (Judge Montez), Charles McGraw (Warden McDonald), Harold Gould (Cleary), Quentin Dean (Louann Bender), Betsy Jones-Moreland (Miss Davis), Arthur Adams (Policeman), Joan Addams (Hostess), John Damler (Ad Lib Man #1), Robert Jacquin (Ad Lib Man #2)


Plot Overview

A young pregnant girl goes to jail for burglary and assault, but Judd's certain that she was only along for the ride with the real culprit. He needs the man's testimony to fully help his client, but one big obstacle is in his path: the man is a convicted killer who's sentenced to die in 24 hours.


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