List of Baretta episodes

This is a list of episodes for the American television series Baretta.

Series overviewEdit

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
112January 17, 1975 (1975-01-17)April 30, 1975 (1975-04-30)
222September 10, 1975 (1975-09-10)April 28, 1976 (1976-04-28)
324September 22, 1976 (1976-09-22)May 4, 1977 (1977-05-04)
424September 28, 1977 (1977-09-28)May 18, 1978 (1978-05-18)


Season 1 (1975)Edit

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TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
11"He'll Never See Daylight"Bernard L. KowalskiStephen J. CannellJanuary 17, 1975 (1975-01-17)
After Baretta busts a small-time numbers racket, his girlfriend is shot and killed. He looks to come up with a plan that will allow him to seek revenge while making sure he stays on the right side of the law.
22"The Five and a Half Pound Junkie"Don MedfordPeter S. FischerJanuary 24, 1975 (1975-01-24)
When his childhood friend is murdered, Baretta tries to protect the pregnant widow and her unborn child from the killers, and from her own drug habit.
33"Woman in the Harbor"Bernard L. KowalskiStory by : John Thomas James
Teleplay by : Robert I. Holt & Don Balluck
January 31, 1975 (1975-01-31)
Baretta's best friend, a parole officer, is murdered after telling Baretta that a model who supposedly killed herself months earlier is alive and well in Mexico.
44"If You Can't Pay the Price"Bernard L. KowalskiStory by : Tony Morgan
Teleplay by : Tony Morgan & John Thomas James
February 7, 1975 (1975-02-07)
Baretta tries to nail a seemingly untouchable crime czar by placing the aging man under painfully overt 24-hour-a-day surveillance.
55"Half a Million Dollar Baby"Michael SchultzStory by : John Thomas James
Teleplay by : Philip DeGuere
February 14, 1975 (1975-02-14)
Baretta's career and reputation are almost ruined by a beautiful photographer (Ann Prentiss) who tricks him into helping her steal a half-million dollars of mob money.
66"Ragtime Billy Peaches"Bernard L. KowalskiStory by : John Thomas James
Teleplay by : Don Carlos Dunaway
February 28, 1975 (1975-02-28)
When the dead body of a prominent attorney's wife is found, Baretta becomes interested when he finds that there is no record of her existence before age 20.
77"The Coppelli Oath"Don MedfordStory by : John Thomas James & Michael Butler
Teleplay by : Michael Butler
March 7, 1975 (1975-03-07)
After Baretta kills a drug pusher in a shootout, the man's teenage brother vows revenge.
88"Walk Like You Talk"Charles S. DubinMichael Butler & L.H. WhittemoreMarch 14, 1975 (1975-03-14)
A committee on police corruption investigates Baretta after his partner takes a bribe in order to support his girlfriend's expensive tastes.
99"The Mansion"Bernard L. KowalskiPhilip DeGuereApril 2, 1975 (1975-04-02)
After an undercover policewoman is killed, Baretta poses as a fugitive gangster in order to infiltrate a mansion that the syndicate runs as a house of illicit pleasures.
1010"Keep Your Eye on the Sparrow"Don MedfordPaul A. MagistrettiApril 9, 1975 (1975-04-09)
Baretta begins to suspect that a rash of petty burglaries is actually the result of his mentally challenged friend's efforts to emulate Robin Hood.
1111"The Secret of Terry Lake"Russ MayberryStory by : John Thomas James
Teleplay by : Philip DeGuere
April 16, 1975 (1975-04-16)
Baretta comes to believe that a mobster is being framed for the murder of his boss when the man's girlfriend is too scared to confirm his alibi.
1212"This Ain't My Bag"Jerry LondonStory by : Gloryette Clark & Paul A. Magistretti
Teleplay by : Paul A. Magistretti
April 30, 1975 (1975-04-30)
Baretta feels out of his element as he investigates the affluent friends of an heiress who has gone missing.

Season 2 (1975–76)Edit

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131"The Goodbye Orphan Annie Blues"Bernard L. KowalskiPaul A. Magistretti & Paul WilliamsSeptember 10, 1975 (1975-09-10)
Baretta comes to suspect that his close friend, a music store owner, may not only be a drug dealer but may be unknowingly selling heroin so pure that it's killing his customers.
142"The Glory Game"Jeannot SzwarcMichael ButlerSeptember 17, 1975 (1975-09-17)
Baretta has to go on the run to clear his name after he's framed for the murder of a gun dealer he was investigating, who was selling weapons to teenagers.
153"On the Road"Jeannot SzwarcMichael ButlerSeptember 24, 1975 (1975-09-24)
Baretta must use his wits to survive after he and a runaway girl he apprehended unwittingly get into a police car being driven by a couple of holdup men disguised as cops.
164"Nobody in a Nothing Place"Arnold LavenJack Turley & Robert van ScoykOctober 1, 1975 (1975-10-01)
When a conventioneer is murdered, Baretta finds that the only witness is a busboy who doesn't want to get involved, but the real murderer is after the man too.
175"The Fire Man"Ted PostGregory TeiferOctober 8, 1975 (1975-10-08)
To find an arsonist, Baretta seeks the help of a former investigator who retired after suffering both physical and psychological damage in a fire.
186"Double Image"Jeannot SzwarcMichael Simpson, Jeff Spielman & Gregory TeiferOctober 15, 1975 (1975-10-15)
While Baretta is investigating a series of waterfront killings, his cover becomes in danger of being blown by a waitress who knows him and thinks he's responsible for the death of her boyfriend.
197"Photography by John Doe"Bernard L. KowalskiMichael Simpson & Jeff SpielmanOctober 22, 1975 (1975-10-22)
Persuaded by the grandson of a retired cop who had supposedly been killed in a fall to reopen the case, Baretta discovers a judge on the take.
208"Set Up City"Curtis HarringtonMichael ButlerOctober 29, 1975 (1975-10-29)
To infiltrate a gang of jewel robbers, Baretta seeks the help of a former expert safecracker he once sent to prison.
219"A Bite of the Apple"Robert DouglasRobert Janes & Paul A. MagistrettiNovember 5, 1975 (1975-11-05)
When a dying hoodlum entrusts his girlfriend with a detailed record of all his underworld activities, she is sought by both the police and his former cronies seeking to protect themselves.
2210"When Dues Come Down"Robert DouglasPaul A. MagistrettiNovember 12, 1975 (1975-11-12)
Baretta doggedly follows a truck driver he suspects of killing the cat burglar who injured his wife, waiting for the man to make a mistake that will reveal his guilt.
2311"The Big Hand's on Trouble"Burt BrinckerhoffPaul A. Magistretti & Burt YoungNovember 19, 1975 (1975-11-19)
Baretta is investigating a mob theft of diamonds belonging to Mr. Nicholas and winds up helping a merchant who is threatened by a new group in the neighborhood called the East Side Benevolent Society, which is forcing all the shop owners to pay money for protection or suffer the consequences.
2412"Count the Days I'm Gone"Bruce KesslerMichael Butler & Robert E. SwansonNovember 26, 1975 (1975-11-26)
Baretta must find a prostitute's nine-year-old sister — a witness to the murder of Blind Bennie the hot-dog vendor — before the killers do.
2513"Sharper Than a Serpent's Tooth"Charles R. RondeauFrank Dandridge, John Thomas James & Robert JanesDecember 17, 1975 (1975-12-17)
When his partner is charged with shooting a suspect in the back, Baretta tries to locate the only witness who can save the man's career, but the real murderers are after him too.
2614"The Left Hand of the Devil"Robert DouglasEdward J. LaksoJanuary 7, 1976 (1976-01-07)
When a plea bargain falls through, Baretta must infiltrate a murderous motorcycle gang to save his informant.
2715"Murder for Me"Curtis HarringtonRobert LewinJanuary 14, 1976 (1976-01-14)
Baretta tracks a distraught father who has killed the doctor he believes responsible for the death of his son, then has gone after the local drug dealers as well.
2816"Pay or Die"Robert DouglasDonald R. Boyle & Michael GraisJanuary 28, 1976 (1976-01-28)
After a crime lord is arrested, Baretta must jeopardize an undercover policewoman to stop an escalating war of succession between gangland factions.
2917"The Blood Bond"Vincent ShermanGustave FieldFebruary 18, 1976 (1976-02-18)
Believing that Baretta pocketed $500,000 in stolen bonds after stopping a robbery, a mobster takes Billy hostage until the money is turned over.
3018"The Dippers"Douglas HeyesT. S. CookFebruary 25, 1976 (1976-02-25)
After a young pickpocket named Jonesy is killed, Baretta solicits the help of an expert to infiltrate a gang that operates at an airline terminal... not realizing that the reason for the death is related to the lifting of a passport from a hired assassin.
3119"Dead Man Out"Robert DouglasRobert Lewin, Mann Rubin & Earl W. WallaceMarch 3, 1976 (1976-03-03)
Baretta risks his life going undercover as a prison inmate to discover why two suspects in a jewelry heist were killed.
3220"Death on the Run"Burt BrinckerhoffPaul CaseyMarch 17, 1976 (1976-03-17)
Pursuing a gunrunner with spinal meningitis, Baretta becomes infected and has 48 hours to find the man and his cohorts before he has to go into quarantine.
3321"Aggie"Vincent ShermanAdrian SpiesMarch 24, 1976 (1976-03-24)
A mentally challenged deli waitress who sees a narcotics cop commit murder allows herself to be persuaded that another man committed the crime.
3422"And Down Will Come Baby"Bruce KesslerRobert I. HoltApril 28, 1976 (1976-04-28)
When a mother has second thoughts after selling her baby, she helps Baretta infiltrate a group trafficking in black market babies.

Season 3 (1976–77)Edit

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351"The Ninja"Don WeisLarry Alexander & Alan B. CotlerSeptember 22, 1976 (1976-09-22)
Baretta tries to stop a Japanese martial arts expert from taking personal revenge on the mobsters who murdered his daughter.
362"Soldier in the Jungle"Sigmund Neufeld Jr.Norman Lessing & Gene ThompsonSeptember 29, 1976 (1976-09-29)
Baretta finds out that that hit man he is trying to stop from killing a local mobster may be one of his childhood friends.
373"Runway Cowboy"Robert DouglasMilt RosenOctober 6, 1976 (1976-10-06)
A photographer has taken photos which can clear a judge of any wrongdoing, and Baretta is on the trail to find him.
384"Street Edition"Vincent ShermanRobert Hamner & Robert I. HoltOctober 13, 1976 (1976-10-13)
A persistent female reporter continually interferes with Baretta's investigation into the aborted robbery of a half-million dollars in syndicate money.
395"They Don't Make 'Em Like They Used To"Sutton RoleyEdward J. Lakso & S.S. SchweitzerOctober 20, 1976 (1976-10-20)
A heist goes wrong when Doc, an ex-con, is double-crossed by his hired hands during a jewelry robbery.
406"Shoes"Chris RobinsonLewis Davidson & Tony KaydenOctober 27, 1976 (1976-10-27)
A rapist is on the loose and Baretta's only lead is "Shoes," a deaf-mute shoeshine boy who can identify the killer by his shoes.
417"Under the City"Cliff BoleS.S. SchweitzerNovember 3, 1976 (1976-11-03)
Baretta finds trouble when he realizes that a prison bus has been hijacked by the prisoners and that hostages have been taken.
428"Dear Tony"Robert DouglasLarry Alexander & Norman HudisNovember 10, 1976 (1976-11-10)
A story told mostly in flashbacks concerns the suicide of a policewoman whose officer husband was killed in a liquor-store hold-up.
439"Crazy Annie"Reza BadiyiJeff Freilich & S.S. SchweitzerNovember 24, 1976 (1976-11-24)
There's a slasher loose in Tony's neighborhood who is killing all the winos. Baretta is held captive by Crazy Annie, a.k.a. Mumsy, who thinks Tony is her son Arthur, which hinders his investigation.
4410"Nothin' for Nothin'"Paul StanleyDennis Landa, S.S. Schweitzer & Daniel B. UllmanDecember 1, 1976 (1976-12-01)
Baretta is working on a numbers case when $12,000 is stolen from Jewel, the rackets king. Baretta tries to help out a kid who was only trying to do good for his family.
4511"Can't Win for Losin'"Robert DouglasCornelius Ballard & Irv PearlbergDecember 15, 1976 (1976-12-15)
Baretta is investigating the takeover of a new drug dealer in town who is knocking off the existing dealers. One Baretta's friends, Joey Rich, decides to take matters into his own hands after Joey's own son becomes a heroin addict.
4612"Look Back in Terror"Vincent ShermanMargaret Beddow HatchDecember 22, 1976 (1976-12-22)
Baretta takes a three-day leave with his new girlfriend; problem is, her ex-boyfriend Bishop breaks out of prison and hunts her down for the security bonds she's holding.
4713"Don't Kill the Sparrows"Don MedfordAlan Godfrey & Fenton Hobart Jr.January 12, 1977 (1977-01-12)
Baretta goes after a corrupt Federal narcotics agent who not only peddles drugs on the side, but murders the buyer who discovers he's a cop.
4814"That Sister Ain't No Cousin"Bruce KesslerCornelius Ballard & Marc StirdivantJanuary 19, 1977 (1977-01-19)
Baretta is after drug kingpin El Greco; too many kids are ending up dead, and the dealers are selling to younger and younger kids.
4915"Open Season"Reza BadiyiDallas L. BarnesJanuary 26, 1977 (1977-01-26)
A doctor turned bounty hunter vies with Baretta to find the pusher responsible for the death of a banker's addicted daughter.
5016"The Reunion"Don MedfordChristopher Crowe, Don Medford & Steve MeixellFebruary 2, 1977 (1977-02-02)
After philanthropist James Simpson is blown up in front of the Genios restaurant, an old friend of Baretta's — a recovered alcoholic — returns to his old haunts to help solve the murder case.
5117"Not on Our Block"Burt BrinckerhoffSean BaineFebruary 9, 1977 (1977-02-09)
Elderly Teresa Montevanni is hit by a car from the "Association" protection collector. Baretta tries reasoning with the people of the neighborhood to rid themselves of their so-called protector Giove.
5218"The Runaways"Don MedfordRichard M. Bluel & Pat FielderFebruary 16, 1977 (1977-02-16)
When Baretta rescues three runaways, one of them is a pregnant 15-year-old. Tony takes measures to nail her stepfather for raping her, abusing her, passing her around to his friends.
5319"Everybody Pays the Fare"John WardSidney Ellis & Leonard B. KaufmanFebruary 23, 1977 (1977-02-23)
Baretta receives a deathbed statement from Canadeo about his father, Louis Baretta. Upon hearing that a hit had been put out on Louis, Baretta finds those responsible for his dad's death.
5420"Think Mink"Don MedfordRichard M. Bluel, Pat Fielder & Paul TuckahoeMarch 9, 1977 (1977-03-09)
$200,000 in mink is stolen and the only witness is an old racetrack codger, who decides to get the reward money for him and his pal to go and score the big one at the track.
5521"Carla"Alex MarchMargaret Armen, Richard M. Bluel, Muriel Davison & Pat FielderMarch 16, 1977 (1977-03-16)
Baretta rescues Carla from her mob family; the Feds want her to roll over on her family and put her into the witness protection program, while Tony just wants her for himself.
5622"Big Bad Charlie"Don MedfordChristopher Crowe & Bernard L. KowalskiMarch 30, 1977 (1977-03-30)
Baretta is working undercover searching for the Lu Chan gang from Hong Kong, who are responsible for a series of bank depository holdups. When newsstand operator Big Charlie helps, Baretta winds up killing one of the gang, making him a target.
5723"Guns and Brothers"Bernard L. KowalskiChristopher Crowe, Don Medford & Ferde RombolaApril 6, 1977 (1977-04-06)
Baretta, investigating a stolen vehicle report, believes that two brothers are responsible. When another vehicle is stolen, this one filled with M-16s, the boys have more to worry about than just Baretta.
5824"Playin' Police"Don MedfordRay HutchersonMay 4, 1977 (1977-05-04)
Two shakedown artists posing as plainclothes cops are making a bundle ripping off other crooks — victims who aren't likely to go to the police.

Season 4 (1977–78)Edit

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591"New Girl in Town"Paul StanleyE. Nick AlexanderSeptember 28, 1977 (1977-09-28)
A mobster orders a hit on Baretta's new partner, a drug-sniffing police dog.
602"Somebody Killed Cock Robin"Reza BadiyiRick KelbaughOctober 5, 1977 (1977-10-05)
Insufficient evidence allows a man to be released from jail and resume his efforts to hurt a nightclub dancer.
613"All That Shatters"Don MedfordSidney Ellis, Rift Fournier & Ed WatersOctober 19, 1977 (1977-10-19)
War veterans are blamed for a disabled man's bombing spree.
624"The Sky Is Falling"Don MedfordRichard M. Bluel & Pat FielderOctober 26, 1977 (1977-10-26)
Baretta tries to save a teenage male prostitute who is being pursued by a killer after witnessing a friend's murder.
635"It's Hard But It's Fair"Jeannot SzwarcLes CarterNovember 2, 1977 (1977-11-02)
Baretta poses as the trainer of former champion boxer Rudy Carmona to nail heroin kingpin Nicky Moss.
646"Buddy"Paul StanleyRichard M. Bluel & Pat FielderNovember 16, 1977 (1977-11-16)
Baretta puts his career at risk by sheltering an intellectually disabled teenager who he thinks has been falsely accused of killing his mother.
657"Por Nada"Reza BadiyiChris Lucky & Miguel PiñeroNovember 23, 1977 (1977-11-23)
An attack on the leader of a street gang and the murder of his girlfriend threaten to ignite a war in the barrio.
668"Make the Sun Shine"Don MedfordRobert CraisNovember 30, 1977 (1977-11-30)
His concern for an elderly amnesiac interferes with Baretta's investigation of a schoolyard drug pusher who is responsible for several overdose deaths.
679"Lyman P. Dokker, Fed"Burt BrinckerhoffAlan J. LevittDecember 7, 1977 (1977-12-07)
An FBI computer expert impersonates a field agent and joins Baretta on a case regarding stolen emeralds that belong to a sheik, and they wind up solving the murder of a prince who was involved with a deceiving belly dancer.
6810"It Goes with the Job"Reza BadiyiRobert CraisDecember 21, 1977 (1977-12-21)
Baretta does a lot of soul-searching after wounding a boy while trying to stop a holdup. Then he himself is targeted for revenge by one of the robbers who escaped.
6911"Hot Horse"Don MedfordArnold Horwitt & Joshua ShelleyJanuary 4, 1978 (1978-01-04)
Two elderly neighbors of Baretta's steal a million-dollar racehorse back from the thief who originally took it, then hide it in their apartment until they can claim the reward.
7012"Why Me?"Robert DouglasSidney Ellis, Alan Godfrey & Ed WatersJanuary 11, 1978 (1978-01-11)
A woman who was attacked is so traumatized that she clings to Baretta and hampers his investigation of the robbery and murder she witnessed.
7113"I'll Take You to Lunch"Don MedfordE. Nick AlexanderJanuary 18, 1978 (1978-01-18)
When his friend Billy is one of the hostages taken by robbers trapped at a roadside tavern, Baretta tries to negotiate a deal between them and a sheriff who is unwilling to concede anything because of his political situation.
7214"It's a Boy"Paul StanleyLes Carter & Warren J. WorthenFebruary 2, 1978 (1978-02-02)
When a former girlfriend shows up with a baby named after him, Baretta plans to marry her until it turns out that she's a pawn in a power struggle between two mobs, with an assassin on her trail.
7315"Just for Laughs"Reza BadiyiSian Barbara AllenFebruary 9, 1978 (1978-02-09)
Baretta comes to the aid of a has-been comic trying to make a comeback, who has recently suffered several attempts on his life.
7416"The Marker"Don MedfordE. Nick AlexanderFebruary 16, 1978 (1978-02-16)
Family loyalty compels a friend of Baretta's to agree to kill the man who assaulted an aging mobster's daughter.
7517"The Stone Conspiracy"Don MedfordAdrian LeedsFebruary 23, 1978 (1978-02-23)
On temporary duty with the vice squad, Baretta learns that his partner is taking bribes, and is ordered by his boss to investigate the other officers on the squad as well.
7618"The Appointment"Bernard L. KowalskiSidney Ellis, Arthur Bernard Lewis & Ed WatersMarch 9, 1978 (1978-03-09)
A couple of small-time crooks known as Mutt and Jeff rip off a dry cleaner's owned by Tony's cousin Ellen, shooting and killing Officer Matthews. Tony is suspicious of Ellen's new boyfriend, concerned that he isn't who he says he is and is a part of the officer's death.
7719"Woman Trouble"Bernard L. KowalskiRobert CraisMarch 23, 1978 (1978-03-23)
Baretta tries to help a 12-year-old girl, who has run away from the orphanage, find her recently paroled father before he takes part in a jewel robbery.
7820"The Gadjo"Don MedfordRay Hutcherson & Miguel PiñeroMarch 30, 1978 (1978-03-30)
Baretta's young partner is ostracized by his Gypsy family for refusing to perform an atonement ceremony after accidentally killing his younger brother during a robbery.
7921"Barney"Don MedfordRichard M. Bluel & Pat FielderApril 6, 1978 (1978-04-06)
Baretta goes undercover as a trucker to help the daughter of a murdered newspaperman pursue the hijackers who killed her father when he got too close.
8022"The Dream"Reza BadiyiE. Nick AlexanderMay 4, 1978 (1978-05-04)
Faced with a difficult kidnapping case, Baretta accepts help from a girl who appears to have psychic knowledge of the crime.
8123"The Snake Chaser"Reza BadiyiRick KelbaughMay 11, 1978 (1978-05-11)
A mobster who was badly scarred as the result of a shootout seeks revenge on Baretta.
8224"The Bundle"Don MedfordLes Carter, Leonard Stadd & Toni Van HorneMay 18, 1978 (1978-05-18)
Two actresses, one of whom is Rooster's cousin, are in fear for their lives after a murder allows them to make off with $50,000 in stolen money.


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