The Law and Billy Burgess

The Law and Billy Burgess

Air Date: February 15, 1970

Written by: Stanley Roberts

Directed by: William F. Claxton

Guest Stars: Mercedes McCambridge (Matilda Curtis), Les Tremayne (Dr. Lyman), David Cassidy (Billy Burgess), Ray Teal (Sheriff Roy Coffee)

A young man confesses to several murders and Ben has his doubts.

Trivia: This was Mercedes McCambridge’s second and final appearance in the series – she was previously in season three’s ‘The Lady From Baltimore.’

This was David Cassidy’s first and only appearance in the series. A son of the actor Jack Cassidy, he is probably best remembered for his role as Keith Partridge in the 1970’s ABC series, The Partridge Family.