The Fugitive/Trial by Fire

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Trial by Fire
Season 3, Episode 4
Airdate October 5, 1965
Written by Philip Saltzman
Directed by Alexander Singer
Produced by Alan A. Armer
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Trial by Fire is the fourth episode of the third season of The Fugitive, and the sixty-fourth episode overall.

Starring: David Janssen (The Fugitive)

Guest Stars: Charles Aidman (Captain Eckhardt), Frank Aletter (Burton Green), Jacqueline Scott (Donna Taft)

Also Starring: Barry Morse (Lt. Gerard)

Co-Starring: Tommy Rettig (J.J. Eckhardt), Marion Ross (Marion Eckhardt)

with Booth Colman (Les Donaldson), Chris Alcaide (Lt. Holvak), Ed Deemer (Sgt. Rainey), John Durren (Eddie Bragg)


Plot Overview

A seemingly respectable witness comes forward in Kimble's favor, leading the fugitive to come home and meet up with his sister Donna and his lawyer. Gerard, however, does some digging and discovers a shocking secret about the witness, an Army Captain, that totally destroys his credibility.


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