78. Cricket 21Sep71 (Production Order #: 85)

A retarded boy is hiding somewhere in the city. A tense drama unfolds as he is sought by the police who fear he may harm himself, and by a murderer, who knows the boy can identify him.

Guest Stars:
Lee Harcourt Montgomery as Cricket
Susan Howard as Gillian
Victor Holchak as Buchanan
Joel Lawrence as Cliff
John Dennis as Park Attendant
Tom Middleton as Police Sergeant
Al Checco as Restaurant Manager
Harlan Wade as Doctor
Other Guests: Andrea Cagan, Paul Kent

Director: Michael Caffey
Producer: Tony Barrett
Writer: Rick Husky
Music: Earle Hagen

This exact same story was later used in a Charlie's Angels episode (To Kill an Angel). They didn't even bother to change the names of some of the characters - pretty pathetic really.

The Mod Squad tv series episode #78. Cricket 21Sep71

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