Debuting as a mid-season replacement in the winter of 1973, this CBS detective series would go on to enjoy a successful seven-year run. Buddy Ebsen starred as Barnaby Jones, a retired private investigator who passed his business along to his son Hal. But when Hal is murdered while working on a case, Barnaby teams with daughter-in-law Betty (Lee Meriwether) and goes back on the job. Standard; Soundtrack: English. 178 episodes on 45 discs. 178 hrs.