Pete Duel in ‘The Psychiatrist: God Bless the Children’
The Psychiatrist (2 episodes, 1970-1971)
—God Bless the Children (Pilot) aka “God Bless the Children” (Season 1, Episode 1; Airdate: 12/14/70) … as Casey T. Poe
The adults in a beach town ignore widespread narcotics use by local teens until one dies. Dr. James Whitman, a young psychiatrist, comes from Los Angeles to set up an education program. He brings along a junkie on parole, Casey Poe, speculating that the young man’s tragedy may convince the teens of their danger. Poe teeters constantly on the brink of re-addiction. Pete stated in several interviews that Casey Poe was one of his favorite roles.
—In Death's Other Kingdom (Season 1, Episode 2; Airdate: 2/3/71) … as Casey Poe
Pete played Casey Poe again in this episode; however, there is no known copy of the episode and, therefore, no synopsis.
Good film which captures that era. Fifty years old now. Pete was great. Probably his finest performance on screen.