McMillan & Wife (1971–1977)
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When multi-millionaire Maxwell Abbott dies, he arranges for 5 couples to participate in a winner-take-all automobile rally using his collection of classic cars. The prize: the vintage cars ... See full summary »

Director:

Lou Antonio

Writers:

Leonard Stern (created by) (as Leonard B. Stern), Peter S. Fischer
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Rock Hudson ... Stewart McMillan
Susan Saint James ... Sally McMillan
John Schuck ... Sgt. Charles Enright
Nancy Walker ... Mildred
Van Johnson ... Harry Jerome
Alex Karras ... Al Potter
Bert Convy ... Derek Quigley
Hildy Brooks Hildy Brooks ... Louise Noland
R.G. Armstrong ... Sheriff Farraday
Pamela Hensley ... Gwynneth Jerome
Peter Breck ... George Noland
Jim Antonio ... Dr. Tom Wheatley
Mary-Robin Redd Mary-Robin Redd ... Maggie Potter
Barbara Bosson ... Della Wheatley
Martin Kove ... Joe Smith
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Storyline

When multi-millionaire Maxwell Abbott dies, he arranges for 5 couples to participate in a winner-take-all automobile rally using his collection of classic cars. The prize: the vintage cars themselves, valued at nearly $2 million. McMillan was an old friend of Abbott's and he's pledged the collection to the police benevolent fund if he wins. It soon becomes apparent that someone is prepared to win at all costs. Forced to use Sally's old car after someone disables the classic Corvette they were supposed to use, the McMillan's set off but not before others have found their vehicles tampered with and someone phones in a bomb threat. The sabotage continues and McMillan wants to call the race off. He gets little support from the others who all have their own reasons for wanting to win the prize. When one of the participants is killed, McMillan finds himself dealing with a case of murder. The motive may not be as obvious as first appearances would suggest. Written by garykmcd

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 September 1974 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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There were several family connections in this production. The director, Lou Antonio, is the brother of Jim Antonio, who plays Dr. Tom Wheatley. Mrs.Wheatley is played by Barbara Bosson, who was the real life wife of Steven Bochco, the Executive Story Consultant for the show. Hildy Brooks, who played Louise Noland, is the real life wife of Lou Antonio. See more »

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Til Death Do They Quit!
4 February 2019 | by SylviastelSee all my reviews

MacMillan and Sally take part in a racing with four other couples to win an inheritance of cars worth 2 million dollars. The cast included Alex Karras, Bert Convy, Van Johnson and others. There are problems with their cars and the roads. It's as if somebody doesn't want the other four players to win the race. All of them could use the money to bail them out of situations at home.


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