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Mannix

A Matter of Principle (Season 6, Episode 17)
TV Episode | 52 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Joe Mannix is visited by Portia and Penelope Penhaven, two elderly, eccentric sisters who insist that Mannix investigate a hit-and-run earlier that day, which damaged one of the headlights on their ancient automobile. Amused by their ...See moreJoe Mannix is visited by Portia and Penelope Penhaven, two elderly, eccentric sisters who insist that Mannix investigate a hit-and-run earlier that day, which damaged one of the headlights on their ancient automobile. Amused by their request, and overborne by Portia's forceful personality, Mannix agrees to look into the matter, but discovers that the vehicle that hit them was taken from a rental lot, apparently without the knowledge of the lot's owner. Digging deeper, however, Mannix soon discovers that the hit-and-run might be related to a murder committed nor far away on that same day. Written by aldanoli See less
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Director
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Richard Levinson (created by) | William Link (created by) | Bruce Geller (developed by) | Howard Browne
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Jan 14, 1973

Release date
Jan 14, 1973 (United States)

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13 cast members
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Mike Connors
Joe Mannix Joe Mannix   See fewer
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Gail Fisher
Peggy Fair Peggy Fair   See fewer
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Elsa Lanchester
Portia Penhaven Portia Penhaven   See fewer
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Ruth McDevitt
Penelope Penhaven Penelope Penhaven   See fewer
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Dana Elcar
Skip Seldon Skip Seldon   See fewer
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Abe Vigoda
Anton Valine Anton Valine   See fewer
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Jack Knight
Dennis Wilson Dennis Wilson   See fewer
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Ward Wood
Lt. Art Malcolm Lt. Art Malcolm   See fewer
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Mel Novak
Elmo Bagley Elmo Bagley   See fewer
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Dorothy Neumann
Gertrude Gertrude   See fewer
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Alex Gerry
Harry Zeigler Harry Zeigler   See fewer
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Shirley O'Hara
Mrs. Zeigler Mrs. Zeigler   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

8.5 / 10 | 30 votes