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Nichols: Bertha (S1EP24 NBC 16 May 1972, Gale Dixon)



Bertha: After twenty years in a school back east Bertha’s daughter is coming to town. Bertha plans to close down and become “respectable” during her daughter’s visit, but instead Nichols convinces her to let him run her place while she’s “gone”.

Regular Cast: James Garner (Sheriff Frank Nichols), Margot Kidder (Ruth), John Beck (Ketcham), Stuart Margolin (Mitch), Neva Patterson (Ma Ketcham),

Guest Cast: Gale Dixon (Lucinda), Karl Lukas (Harry Carmichael), Eve Bruce (Hazel), Maria Gahva (Maria), Sandy Brown Wyeth (Alice), James Lee Reeves (Fearless), William Christopher (Niles), Barbara Collentine (Charlotte), Buck Kartalian (Samuel), Gregg Palmer (Burt), Herman Poppe (George), Larry Gelman (Cronie), John Taylor (Harleigh), Richard Wright (Jo Bob)

Writers: Frank Pierson, Juanita Bartlett / Director: Robert Butler

Airdate: 16 May 1972 on NBC

Series: Nichols Season 1 Episode 24

Show Info: Period crime drama series. Stories of a small town Sheriff in 1915 who patrolled his beat on a motorcycle and was more interested in making money than being a sheriff. The series ran for 24 episodes on NBC from 16 Sep 1971 to 16 May 1972. Star James Garner followed this up with The Rockford Files.