The Warner Archive Collection's manufacture on demand (MOD) program has announced a November 22nd
release of Sam Benedict - The Complete Series
on DVD. The 1962 show aired on NBC, and was a legal drama set in San Francisco, which ran a single season of 28 episodes. The only three stars who appeared in each episode was Edmond O'Brien as the title character, Richard Rust as his associate "Hank Tabor," and Joan Tompkins as "Trudy Wagner."
The show had MANY familiar faces as guest stars. Yvonne Craig (Batman
) and Robert Lansing (Automan
) each appeared in two episodes, and appearing in one episode each were Eddie Albert (Green Acres
), Leonard Nimoy (Star Trek, In Search Of...
), Donna Douglas (The Beverly Hillbillies
), Normal Fell (Three's Company, The Ropers
), Audrey Meadows (The Honeymooners, The Jackie Gleason Show
), Burgess Meredith (Batman
, the Rocky
films), Ted Knight (The Mary Tyler Moore Show
), Harvey Korman (The Carol Burnett Show
), Vera Miles (Psycho
), Claude Rains (The Invisible Man
), Theodore Bikel (My Fair Lady; The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming!
), Paul Carr (Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
), Bobby Troup (Emergency!
), Rex Ingram (1939's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
), Katharine Ross (The Colbys
), Tige Andrews (Mod Squad
), Howard Duff (Flamingo Road
), William Schallert (The Patti Duke Show
), Nehemiah Persoff (An American Tail
), Kurt Russell (Escape From New York
), and Frank Sinatra, Jr., among many others!
Sam Benedict - The Complete Series
will cost $53.99 SRP. Our thanks to reader Keith Walters and Greg Chenoweth for e-mailing us about this title. Here's the box cover art, and a pre-order button link to WBshop.com: