Longstreet (1971–1972)

The Long Way Home 

Harper Electronics specializes in hiring handicapped employees, but the company is hit with a string of robberies. Going undercover to investigate, Mike becomes an employee with the firm.


Don McDougall


Richard H. Landau (as Richard Landau), Stirling Silliphant (developed for television by) | 1 more credit »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
James Franciscus ... Mike Longstreet
Marlyn Mason ... Nikki Bell
Peter Mark Richman ... Duke Paige (credit only)
Susan Oliver ... Paula Brinkley
Rosemary DeCamp ... Emma Brinkley (as Rosemary De Camp)
John McLiam ... Frank Brinkley
David Huddleston ... Walter Glenn
Skip Homeier ... Ben Carson
Ann Doran ... Mrs. Kingston
Frank Whiteman Frank Whiteman ... Charlie
John Harmon ... Manager
Michael Griswold Michael Griswold ... Mitchell (as Mike Griswold)
Judith Doty Judith Doty ... Sue
Jerry Cook Jerry Cook ... Jerry Cook
Tony Thomas Tony Thomas ... Cab Driver


Harper Electronics, an aircraft supply company that has a program to employ people with physical disabilities, has been beset with a series of accidents of late, and two robberies in a month, one which resulted in a hostage, employee Ray Claridge, being killed. Mike decides to go undercover as new employee Mike Long to discover the cause of these incidents. He is taking this approach in large part to prove to himself that he can make it on his own without Nikki and/or Duke's help. This undercover work includes boarding in Ray's old room at the rooming house of Emma Brinkley, who, beyond her own family, solely houses people with physical disabilities, including Harper employees. Mike learns that the disabled employees are concerned for their livelihood as they believe that they are seen as the reason for the problems, which could result in the cancellation of the program. Emma's daughter and husband, Paula Brinkley and Ray Brinkley, both able bodied, also work at Harper, in a ... Written by Huggo

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Action | Crime | Drama







Release Date:

30 December 1971 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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