SIMON & SIMON "Matchmaker" (TV episode)

3/9/1982. Tuesday, 8 pm. 1 hour.
CBS. Season 1 of 8. Episode 11.
Detective drama.
Code: SSM 3/1982

PLOT

When an unscrupulous former flame of A. J.'s hires the boys to recover some stolen antiques, the trail leads to a computer dating service. Can A.J.’s old flame be trusted?

CREDITS

Writers: Reuel Fischman, Richard Price.
Director: Vincent McEveety.

REGULAR CAST

Jameson Parker as A.J. (Andrew Jackson) Simon
Gerald McRaney as Rick Simon

GUEST CAST

Erin Gray as Whittaker
Alex Henteloff as Herbie Gresher
Jonathan Banks as Mr. Lloyd, antiques thief. Listed 3rd of guests.
Nancy DeCarl as Vicki Hansen
Ruta Lee as Penny Russell

BAD GUY

Mr. Lloyd is an art thief. He has the Simons tied up.

CHARACTER

Mr. Lloyd is cool and business-like. Blends in with low-life in Hungry Dog diner, but appears more upscale later. He does a nice broken field run through the crowd in the airport, before being tackled to the ground.

COSTUME

Another appearance of The Cloth Cap. Has a cane.

LINES

"I checked your rep, boys, you're clean. I guess you got shafted right along with me."

"There's just no honor among thieves anymore."

SCREEN TIME

About 1 min, 30 seconds in 4 scenes, in second half of episode.

WORKED WITH

Alex Henteloff (SAF ?/1976?)
Jameson Parker (SSS 12/1982; SSF 10/1986; WIJ 10/1986)
Gerald McRaney (SSS 12/1982; SSF 10/1983, TMB 12/1997)