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The Paper Chase

A Case of Detente (Season 1, Episode 21)
TV Episode | 60 min | Drama

The law school plays host to the Soviet gymnastics team, who are in the USA on a goodwill tour. Hart, Logan and others volunteer to show the Soviet team members around, but are given strict rules against unchaperoned socializing. Of course...See moreThe law school plays host to the Soviet gymnastics team, who are in the USA on a goodwill tour. Hart, Logan and others volunteer to show the Soviet team members around, but are given strict rules against unchaperoned socializing. Of course, this matters little to Hart once he sees the pretty balance-beam girl. Naturally, their exploits are discovered, and (initially) the penalties are severe. Written by JEFJR See less
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Writers
John Jay Osborn Jr. (based on the novel by) | James Bridges (developed for television by) | David P. Harmon (teleplay) (story) | Daniel Benton (story)
Producer
Cinematographer
Editor
Axel Hubert Sr. (as Axel Hubert)
Casting Director
Status
Edit Released
Updated Apr 17, 1979

Release date
Apr 17, 1979 (United States)

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19 cast members
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John Houseman
Professor Charles W. Kingsfield Jr. (credit only) Professor Charles W. Kingsfield Jr. (credit only)   See fewer
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James Stephens
James T. Hart James T. Hart   See fewer
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Tom Fitzsimmons
Franklin Ford III Franklin Ford III   See fewer
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Robert Ginty
Thomas Craig Anderson Thomas Craig Anderson   See fewer
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James Keane
Willis Bell Willis Bell   See fewer
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Francine Tacker
Elizabeth Logan Elizabeth Logan   See fewer
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Betty Harford
Mrs. Nottingham Mrs. Nottingham   See fewer
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Zitto Kazann
Vassily Vassily   See fewer
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Larry Cedar
Gregor Gregor   See fewer
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Jack Manning
Dean Rutherford Dean Rutherford   See fewer
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Sándor Naszódy
Novikov (as Sandor Naszody) Novikov (as Sandor Naszody)   See fewer
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Jessica Salem
Marcia Mallison Marcia Mallison   See fewer
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Nathaniel Burr Smidt
The Policeman (as Burr Smidt) The Policeman (as Burr Smidt)   See fewer
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Leslie Vallen
The Waitress The Waitress   See fewer
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Pernell Roberts
Professor Marc Justin Professor Marc Justin   See fewer
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6.4 / 10 | 12 votes