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Here's the opening and first commercial break for the next-to-last presentation of the short-lived series, Sword of Justice, on WMAQ Channel 5; this episode, "Port of Entry," was originally telecast on December 24th 1978.

The series - one of several offerings over the years from Glen A. Larson (a former member of the 1950's and '60's singing group The Four Preps) - starred Dack Rambo as Jack Cole, an avenger a la Zorro only without the mask, and co-starred Alex Courtney as Arthur Woods.


Animated futurized station ID with PSA advising people to save gas and obey speed limits (voiceover by Ed Grennan)

NBC network bumper

Series opening title sequence

Commercial: New Silkience Self-Adjusting Conditioner, with simulated scanner photography to show how three women's hair, depending on how styled, is made silkier (voiceover by ??) - "The Science of Silkier Hair - And That's Not Greasy Kid Stuff"

Commercial: Instant Nestea 100% Tea - for when your taste buds feel a little thirsty - (C) 1979 Nestle Company

Opening moments of episode, with episode title followed by cast and crew credits (set in Impact):

Guest Stars - Trish Stewart, Robert Hogan, Richard McKenzie, Timothy Agoglia Carey Special Guest Star - William Prince Supervising Producer - Michael Sloan Produced by Christopher Crowe and Joe Boston Created by Glen A. Larson & Michael Gleason Written by Christopher Crowe Directed by Winrich Kolbe

This aired on local Chicago TV on Saturday, August 4th 1979 between 9:00pm and 9:03pm.

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