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Search: Short Circuit (S1EP3 NBC 27 Sep 1972, Mary Ann Mobley)



Short Circuit: Doug McClure’s first episode. Stand-by Probe Agent C. R. Grover races against the clock to prevent an electronics expert from destroying Probe Control with a Mega-Trans Package…a device that makes anything carrying electricity self-destruct.

Regular Cast: Anthony Franciosa (Nick Bianco), Burgess Meredith (V.C.R. Cameron), Doug McClure (C.R. Grover), Hugh O’Brian (Hugh Lockwood), Angel Tompkins (Gloria Harding), Byron Chung (Kuroda)

Guest Cast: Mary Ann Mobley (Lilia Moen), Jeff Corey (Dr. Carl Moen), Nate Esformes (Landis), Carol Jean Norman (Car Rental Girl), Read Morgan (Flight Officer), Ed Arnold (News Commentator), Barbara Rucker (Student), Suan Damante (Picnic Girl), Ford Rainey (Dr. Barnett), Ginny Golden (Keach, Probe Control), Amy Farrell (Murdock, Probe Control), Albert Popwell (Arnold Griffin, Probe Control), Keone Young (Nagada, Probe Control)

Writer: Leslie Stevens / Director: Allen Reisner

Airdate: 27 Sep 1972 on NBC

Series: Search Season 1 Episode 3

Show Info: Action adventures series. Stories of a group of ‘bodyguards’ working for World Securities protecting the wealthy and influential. Based on a pilot called Probe. The stars rotated the leads and appeared only every third week. The series aired on NBC from September 1972 through to August 1973. It ran for 23 episodes.