Mitchell (1975) (part 1 of 8)

The Cast of Characters:

Mitchell (1975) (part 1 of 8)Mitchell (Joe Don Baker). Portly, slovenly cop on the edge who plays by his own rules. Mess with him, and he might just step on your foot.

Mitchell (1975) (part 1 of 8)Greta (Linda Evans). Total pothead prostitute who inexplicably falls for Mitchell. At long last, a hooker who gives out receipts!

Mitchell (1975) (part 1 of 8)Walter Deaney (John Saxon). Gun collector and part-time dune buggy enthusiast. Crosses Mitchell’s path when he shoots a guy for stealing his silverware.

Mitchell (1975) (part 1 of 8)James Arthur Cummings (Martin Balsam). Drug smuggler and bonafide soup lover. Constantly stalked by Mitchell, whom he eventually treats to a steak dinner and a really big orange.

Mitchell (1975) (part 1 of 8)Benton (Merlin Olsen). Cummings’ henchman, butler, doorman, chauffeur, and all-around nursemaid. Gets endlessly tweaked by Mitchell before finally being killed Gong Show-style.

Mitchell (1975) (part 1 of 8)Salvatore Mistretta (Morgan Paull). Tries to force Cummings to smuggle some drugs for a mob boss named Gallano. Mitchell shoots him for rolling through a stop sign on his dirt bike.

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Ryan Lohner

Ryan lives in Sparta, New Jersey, a quaint little burg without much for kids to do except go to the movies. Thus began a lifelong love affair, as even back then he grew to love examining why a film worked, or didn't. He is a member of the Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society, and currently studying for a Master's Degree in Library and Information Science. His hobbies include running, piano, and annoying people with that damn lowercase forum user name.

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