Dr. Richard Kimble, wrongly accused of murdering his wife, escapes custody while on the road to prison and must elude the police to continue his quest to find the real killer.

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Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 1963-09-17

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The Fugitive is an American drama series created by Roy Huggins. It was produced by QM Productions and United Artists Television. It aired on ABC from 1963 to 1967. David Janssen starred as Dr. Richard Kimble, a physician who is wrongfully convicted of his wife's murder and sentenced to receive the death penalty. En route to death row, Dr. Richard Kimble's train derails over a switch, allowing him to escape and begin a cross-country search for the real killer, a “one-armed man” (played by Bill Raisch). At the same time, Dr. Kimble is hounded by the authorities, most notably by Police Lieutenant Philip Gerard (Barry Morse). The Fugitive aired for four seasons, and a total of 120 51-minute episodes were produced. The first three seasons were filmed in black and white, while the final one was in color. The Fugitive was nominated for five Emmy Awards and won the Emmy for Outstanding Dramatic Series in 1966. In 2002, it was ranked No. 36 on TV Guide's 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time. TV Guide named the one-armed man No. 5 in their 2013 list of The 60 Nastiest Villains of All Time.

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Proctor, Mel (1995), The Official Fan's Guide to the Fugitive, Stamford, Conn.: Longmeadow Press, ISBN 978-0-681007-54-3, OCLC 31606751 Robertson, Ed (1993), The Fugitive Recaptured: The 30th Anniversary Companion to a Television Classic, Introduction by Stephen King, Foreword by Barry Morse, Los Angeles, Calif.: Pomegranate Press, Ltd., ISBN 978-0-938817-34-5 Starman, Ray TV Noir: The Twentieth Century (2006). Troy Bookmakers Press, Troy NY. Theme and major chapters on film noir and TV noir related to the American TV program The Fugitive.

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