Title: Cannon
Series: 5
Episodes: 120
First Transmission: 1971

Frank Cannon is overweight and drives expensive cars and also does a bit of private detecting. He charges a lot of money for his services, but if you want a job done right then you make a call to Cannon!

Best Episode

Perfect Fit for a Frame (1975) – Cannon is hired by a San Diego industrialist to protect his daughter from a vengeful man but then he gets framed for killing the man.

2nd Best Episode

Nightmare (1975) – A dying man confesses to cannon that he caused the deaths of his wife and child, but dies before revealing his motive. Cannon investigates.

3rd Best Episode

Target in the Mirror (1973) – Cannon turns down investigating for a client but then she is subsequently killed in her home shortly after. Cannon is drawn into both her murder investigation and the reason she called him.

4th Best Episode

Daddy’s Little Girl (1974) – Cannon shoots to death a mob hit-man called Gianni at a restaurant. Gianni’s girlfriend, the syndicate head’s daughter, wants Cannon to be killed.

5th Best Episode

The Deadly Conspiracy: Part 1 (1975) – Frank Cannon and Barnaby Jones both investigate the same crime for different clients; the rape and murder of a young woman who was about to blow the whistle on the company with which she was involved.

Worst Episode

The Quasar Kill (1976) – Cannon investigates the death of a scientist who designed a computer that searches for extra terrestrial life. Was he murdered by an alien or by a fellow scientist with something to hide?

 

Notes & Comments

Info Updated: 2022-02-12

The data on this page is updated when any major changes occur to episode rankings (which is less common with older series), or when new episodes are added as is the case with current television series.

The overall spread in the rating distribution is equal to 2.0 rating points.

The top-rated episode, Perfect Fit for a Frame (1975), differs from the second-rated episode, Nightmare (1975), by 10 percent of the overall spread.

The bottom-rated episode, The Quasar Kill (1976), differs from the second bottom-rated episode, Bitter Legion (1972), by 14 percent of the overall spread.

The middle-rated episode is Missing at FL307 (1975).

 

Episode Rating Graph for Cannon (1971)

 

Full Episode List

Key:-Blue episodes rated above par. Brown episodes rated below par.

#1 The Salinas Jackpot (1971)
#2 Death Chain (1971)
#3 Call Unicorn (1971)
#4 Country Blues (1971)
#5 Scream of Silence (1971)
#6 Fool’s Gold (1971)
#7 Girl in the Electric Coffin (1971)
#8 Dead Pigeon (1971)
#9 A Lonely Place to Die (1971)
#10 No Pockets in a Shroud (1971)
#11 Stone, Cold Dead (1971)
#12 Death Is a Double-Cross (1971)
#13 The Nowhere Man (1971)
#14 Flight Plan (1971)
#15 Devil’s Playground (1972)
#16 Treasure of San Ignacio (1972)
#17 Blood on the Vine (1972)
#18 To Kill a Guinea Pig (1972)
#19 The Island Caper (1972)
#20 A Deadly Quiet Town (1972)
#21 A Flight of Hawks (1972)
#22 The Torch (1972)
#23 Cain’s Mark (1972)
#24 Murder by Moonlight (1972)
#25 Bad Cats and Sudden Death (1972)
#26 Sky Above, Death Below (1972)
#27 Bitter Legion (1972)
#28 That Was No Lady (1972)
#29 Stakeout (1972)
#30 The Predators (1972)
#31 A Long Way Down (1972)
#32 The Rip-Off (1972)
#33 Child of Fear (1972)
#34 The Shadow Man (1972)
#35 Hear No Evil (1972)
#36 The Endangered Species (1972)
#37 Nobody Beats the House (1972)
#38 Hard Rock Roller Coaster (1973)
#39 The Dead Samaritan (1973)
#40 Death of a Stone Seahorse (1973)
#41 Moving Target (1973)
#42 Murder for Murder (1973)
#43 To Ride a Tiger (1973)
#44 Prisoners (1973)
#45 The Seventh Grave (1973)
#46 Catch Me If You Can (1973)
#47 Press Pass to the Slammer (1973)
#48 Deadly Heritage (1973)
#49 He Who Digs a Grave (1973)
#50 Memo from a Dead Man (1973)
#51 Hounds of Hell (1973)
#52 Target in the Mirror (1973)
#53 Murder by Proxy (1973)
#54 Night Flight to Murder (1973)
#55 Come Watch Me Die (1973)
#56 Perfect Alibi (1973)
#57 Dead Lady’s Tears (1973)
#58 The Limping Man (1973)
#59 Trial by Terror (1973)
#60 Murder by the Numbers (1973)
#61 Valley of the Damned (1973)
#62 A Well Remembered Terror (1973)
#63 Arena of Fear (1973)
#64 Photo Finish (1974)
#65 Duel in the Desert (1974)
#66 Where’s Jennifer? (1974)
#67 Blood Money (1974)
#68 Death of a Hunter (1974)
#69 The Cure That Kills (1974)
#70 Bobby Loved Me (1974)
#71 Triangle of Terror (1974)
#72 The Stalker (1974)
#73 Kelly’s Song (1974)
#74 The Hit Man (1974)
#75 Voice from the Grave (1974)
#76 Lady in Red (1974)
#77 The Deadly Trail (1974)
#78 The Exchange (1974)
#79 The Avenger (1974)
#80 A Killing in the Family (1974)
#81 Flashpoint (1974)
#82 The Man Who Couldn’t Forget (1974)
#83 The Sounds of Silence (1974)
#84 The Prisoner (1974)
#85 Daddy’s Little Girl (1974)
#86 The Conspirators (1975)
#87 Coffin Corner (1975)
#88 Perfect Fit for a Frame (1975)
#89 Killer on the Hill (1975)
#90 Missing at FL307 (1975)
#91 The Set Up (1975)
#92 The Investigator (1975)
#93 Lady on the Run (1975)
#94 Vengeance (1975)
#95 Tomorrow Ends at Noon (1975)
#96 Search and Destroy (1975)
#97 Nightmare (1975)
#98 The Deadly Conspiracy: Part 1 (1975)
#99 The Wrong Medicine (1975)
#100 The Iceman (1975)
#101 The Victim (1975)
#102 The Man Who Died Twice (1975)
#103 A Touch of Venom (1975)
#104 Man in the Middle (1975)
#105 Fall Guy (1975)
#106 The Melted Man (1975)
#107 The Wedding March (1975)
#108 The Hero (1975)
#109 To Still the Voice (1975)
#110 The Star (1975)
#111 The Games Children Play (1975)
#112 The Reformer (1976)
#113 The House of Cards (1976)
#114 Revenge (1976)
#115 Cry Wolf (1976)
#116 The Quasar Kill (1976)
#117 Snapshot (1976)
#118 Point After Death (1976)
#119 Blood Lines (1976)
#120 Madman (1976)