The Paper Chase (1978–1986)
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Scavenger Hunt 

Professor Kingsfield unleashes his first-year students in the campus-wide annual scavenger hunt. In an effort to find the answers to more questions than any other study group, everyone is ... See full summary »

Director:

Jack Bender

Writers:

John Jay Osborn Jr. (based on the novel by), James Bridges (developed for television by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
John Houseman ... Professor Charles W. Kingsfield Jr.
James Stephens ... James T. Hart
Tom Fitzsimmons ... Franklin Ford III
Robert Ginty ... Thomas Craig Anderson
James Keane ... Willis Bell
Francine Tacker Francine Tacker ... Elizabeth Logan
Wendy Rastattar Wendy Rastattar ... Lisa Bell (as Wendy Rastatter)
Charles Hallahan ... Ernie
Betty Harford Betty Harford ... Mrs. Nottingham
Jack Manning Jack Manning ... Dean Rutherford
Stanley DeSantis ... Gagarian
William Dozier ... Lindsey
Biff McGuire ... Smathers
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Professor Kingsfield unleashes his first-year students in the campus-wide annual scavenger hunt. In an effort to find the answers to more questions than any other study group, everyone is wreaking havoc on all the campus libraries, including hiding and 'borrowing' books so that others cannot get answers. This annual ritual inflames Professor Smathers, who implores the dean to not only terminate the scavenger hunt, but to remove Kingsfield from various committees. As usual, Kingsfield ignores the dean's 'requests', but invites Smathers and the dean to the next class, where they can see the real benefit of the scavenger hunt. Written by JEFJR

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Language:

English

Release Date:

24 April 1979 (USA) See more »

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Mono (RCA Photophone Sound Recording)

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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This was the last original episode to be broadcast on CBS. See more »

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