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The F.B.I./A Life in the Balance

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A Life in the Balance
Season 4, Episode 17
Airdate January 19, 1969
Written by Arthur Heinemann
Directed by Robert Douglas
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A Life in the Balance is the seventeenth episode of the fourth season of The F.B.I., and the one hundred fourth episode overall.

Guest Stars: Ed Deemer (the policeman), Craig Guenther (2nd Special Agent), Dan Ferrone (Ed Janson), Vince Howard (Dr. Adams), Connie Sawyer (the manager), Richard Roat (1st Special Agent), James Caan (Gene Holt), Murray Hamilton (Dick Mills), Julie Sommars (Elizabeth Janson), Quentin Dean (Elaine Donner), Jennifer West (Rose Ellen)


Plot Overview

Blood stains found at the scene of a kidnapping make it imperative for Erskine and Colby to find the victim.


Arc Advancement





The Show

A scene from this episode was used in the Power for Living TV commercial that Efrem Zimbalist Jr. appeared in.

Behind the Scenes

Allusions and References

Memorable Moments



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