The Silent Killer

The Silent Killer

Air Date: February 28, 1971

Written by: John Hawkins, Edward DeBlasio

Directed by: Leo Penn

Guest Stars: Meg Foster (Evangeline Woodtree), Louise Latham (Harriet Clinton), Harry Holcombe (Dr. Martin), Ion Berger (Dr. George Woodtree)

An epidemic of influenza hits the Ponderosa and the only person who seems sure of what to do is the wife of a doctor, whom Doc Martin says is a fraud.

Trivia: This was Meg Foster’s first and only appearance in the series. She was the original Chris Cagney in the 1970 CBS series, Cagney and Lacey, but was replaced by Sharon Gless after 6 episodes because CBS reportedly wanted someone ‘more feminine’.