Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 20, 1963
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
ABC TV Network

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Burke's Law (1963)

Amos Burke is the millionaire captain of homicide in the Beverly Hills police department. He is a suave playboy and a good policeman. He solves the mystery of "who killed..." with charm, wit, and a pretty girl on his arm, and a list of "Burke's laws." Later the show changed gears in its third season when they had Burke leave the police department and bcome a secret agent.

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Burke's Law (1963) Season 1 (1963-1964)

1x01 1 1x01 Who Killed Holly Howard?
A top fashion model is found at a construction site, apparently shot to death. When it is discovered that she was drowned before she was shot, Burke tracks the case back to her ditzy ...
Sep. 20, 1963
1x02 1 1x02 Who Killed Mr. X?
When a body is discovered dumped alongside the merry-go-round at an amusement park, clues (including a phone number on an old matchbook cover) lead back to the elusive millionaire Emory ...
Sep. 27, 1963
1x03 1 1x03 Who Killed Cable Roberts?
When big-game hunter Cable Roberts is found shot by one of his own rifles and ""mounted"" in his trophy room, the suspects include both Roberts' current wife (a predatory animal herself), ...
Oct. 04, 1963
1x04 1 1x04 Who Killed Harris Crown?
Promoter Harris Crown is killed when the car he is driving goes off a cliff. Burke soon discovers that all the brake fluid had been drained and that the car belonged to Crown's wife ...
Oct. 11, 1963
1x05 1 1x05 Who Killed Julian Buck?
Hemingwayesque novelist Julian Buck is found dead and Burke checks out the guests at his funeral: his publisher, a former boxer, an ex-lover (who he ""traded"" for a plot), a bartender, ...
Oct. 18, 1963
1x06 1 1x06 Who Killed Alex Debbs?
At the opening of The Debonair Key Club, a Playboy-like nightclub/restaurant, Debonair Magazine founder Alex Debbs is found stabbed. The suspects are all connected in some way with ...
Oct. 25, 1963
1x07 1 1x07 Who Killed Sweet Betsy?
Betsy Richards drinks a lethal martini and Burke investigates the Richards mansion, Betsy's three identical sisters (who may look alike, but who have decidedly different personalities), ...
Nov. 01, 1963
1x08 1 1x08 Who Killed Billy Jo?
Pop recording star Billy Jo Tate is slain in front of all his guests at a party celebrating his latest hit. A ""good-ol' boy"", Billy Jo is surrounded by users and people he used - ...
Nov. 08, 1963
1x09 1 1x09 Who Killed Wade Walker?
When millionaire Wade Walker's plane explodes mid-air, Burke confronts Walker's business partner, secretary (whom Tim has an eye for), and the four women in his life (a model and beauty ...
Nov. 15, 1963
1x10 1 1x10 Who Killed the Kind Doctor?
Psychiatrist Eric Techman calls Burke to report that he fears one of his patients is a homicidal maniac who plans to kill him. Before he can identify the person in question, he is shot ...
Nov. 29, 1963
1x11 1 1x11 Who Killed Purity Mather?
A self-proclaimed witch sends Burke a record predicting her murder, along with a list of suspects. When her body is discovered after a fire, she has been disfigured by acid, leaving ...
Dec. 06, 1963
1x12 1 1x12 Who Killed Cynthia Royal?
A missing Siamese cat named Deborah is Burke's prime clue to the killing of Cynthia Royal. The murder victim had just arrived in town from Chicago trying to reunite with her estranged ...
Dec. 13, 1963
1x13 1 1x13 Who Killed Eleanora Davis?
When an unidentified brunette is discovered in a fake electric chair at a run-down amusement park/sideshow run by ""Professor"" Kingston, Burke has to track several elusive clues back ...
Dec. 20, 1963
1x14 1 1x14 Who Killed Beau Sparrow?
Burke is attending a pool party at tycoon Victor Haggerty's mansion when dashing Beau Sparrow is thrown into the pool by a faulty diving apparatus and dies. The apparatus doesn't seem ...
Dec. 27, 1963
1x15 1 1x15 Who Killed Jason Shaw?
When a shady businessman is found dead, fully clothed, in a hotel shower, surrounded by burned thousand dollar bills, Burke is confronted with a group of men who seem to have absolutely ...
Jan. 03, 1964
1x16 1 1x16 Who Killed Snookie Martinelli?
At a jet-set party, it appears to Tim and Les that the victim of a fatal shooting is - - - - Burke! Was Burke really the victim and who was the shooter among the party guests: a wrestler, ...
Jan. 10, 1964
1x17 1 1x17 Who Killed What's His Name?
When the president of a bank is shot during a robbery, the only description Burke can get of the killer is that he was ""just ordinary"". Burke interviews a man who passed out during ...
Jan. 17, 1964
1x18 1 1x18 Who Killed Madison Cooper?
Hotshot lawyer Madison Cooper calls Burke as he dies in a seedy part of town of stab wounds inflicted elsewhere. He had just put a large amount of cash into a newspaper vending booth ...
Jan. 24, 1964
1x19 1 1x19 Who Killed April?
Tim's mother is in town for a visit and provides several vital clues that solve the murder of April Adams. Tracking the victim to a carhop-style restaurant, Burke narrows the suspects ...
Jan. 31, 1964
1x20 1 1x20 Who Killed Carrie Cornell?
A group of ""junior cadets"" discover the body of a bikini-clad girl wrapped in chains, lying in the surf. The victim, a singer and sometime ""model"", has been linked to a oil tycoon, ...
Feb. 14, 1964
1x21 1 1x21 Who Killed His Royal Highness?
The Grand Duke, Maximilian Karol Alexandrei Kadarian, collapses at a banquet. The Grand Duke was famous locally as phony royalty, who owned a fabulous emerald necklace, now missing. ...
Feb. 21, 1964
1x22 1 1x22 Who Killed Marty Kelso?
After a party celebrating his marriage to an Italian movie starlet, producer Marty Kelso falls down a flight of stairs and gets a letter opener stuck in his neck. His bodyguard/manservant ...
Feb. 28, 1964
1x23 1 1x23 Who Killed Avery Lord?
Burke follows a mournful song, an odd-looking key and an elusive young girl in white, after industrial designer Avery Lord is stabbed to death. The suspects are all his current clients: ...
Mar. 06, 1964
1x24 1 1x24 Who Killed Andy Zygmunt?
When pop artist Andy Zygmunt is discovered impaled on one of his works, Burke finds that several of Zygmunt's paintings contain materials used in a blackmail scheme. A vicious practical ...
Mar. 13, 1964
1x25 1 1x25 Who Killed the Paper Dragon?
During Chinese New Year celebrations, a car crashes into a street full of revelers. After the Chinese woman behind the wheel flees the scene with a little girl, leaving behind her shoe, ...
Mar. 20, 1964
1x26 1 1x26 Who Killed Molly?
A rose-covered cottage is the scene for the death of a seemingly ordinary housewife. Burke and Tim (who is contemplating settling down with his current girlfriend) soon discover that ...
Mar. 27, 1964
1x27 1 1x27 Who Killed WHO IV?
One of the riders at a fashionable fox hunt must have bludgeoned wealthy W. H. O. IV (pronounced ""Who Four"") to death with a horseshoe. The suspects in the Hunt Club include an old ...
Apr. 03, 1964
1x28 1 1x28 Who Killed Annie Foran?
When Annie Foran's body is discovered in the back seat of a car parked at a fashionable night spot, suspicion falls on baseball star Eddie Dineen. As evidence mounts against the man, ...
Apr. 10, 1964
1x29 1 1x29 Who Killed My Girl?
When an old flame of Burke's is gunned down, he uncovers the darker side of her relationship with several men. The former chauffeur for the victim's father, an old friend of the family, ...
Apr. 17, 1964
1x30 1 1x30 Who Killed the Eleventh Best Dressed Woman in the World?
A notorious homewrecker is discovered dead in a mud bath at a fashionable spa. Burke soon learns that every other guest at the spa, including the owner, had a strong motive for murder. ...
Apr. 24, 1964
1x31 1 1x31 Who Killed Don Pablo?
Don Pablo Ortega's skewered corpse replaces the wax figure in a museum during a Spanish festival. The historic plaza is in danger of being demolished for ""progress"" and suspects (pro ...
May. 01, 1964
1x32 1 1x32 Who Killed 1/2 of Glory Lee?
The co-owner of a fashion house is killed in an elevator collapse that may not have been an accident. Les is convinced that it is the work of a madman, since no one could have determined ...
May. 08, 1964
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