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Vengeance Unlimited

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by Scott Klobas

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aired from: Sep 1998 to: Feb 1999 16 eps ABC 60 min stereo closed captioned

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Originally titled Mr. Chapel when announced for the fall schedule Vengeance Unlimited stars Michael Madsen as Mr. Chapel, a shadowy character who takes it upon himself to correct the evils perpetrated by the wealthy and powerful. Chapel's methods are often violent, one might argue even dastardlier than the original crimes themselves.


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    1st Season 1998

  1. "Cruel and Unusual"
    gs: Ray Wise [ Jack Schiller ], Gregg Henry [ Edward Pike ], Allen Cutler [ Unknown ], Daniel Roebuck [ Unknown ], Michael Whaley [ Unknown ], David Brisbin [ Coroner ], Tom Billett [ Kevin ], Krystal Benn [ Caroline Hargess ], La Reine Chabut [ Lucy Hargess ], Scott A. Smith [ Associate ], James Wong [ Detective ], Charles C. Stevenson, Jr. [ Priest ], David Taavao [ Bartender ], Marcy Goldman [ Female Witness ], Gina McClain [ Girl ], Louisa Abernathy [ Jury Foreman ]

    Mr. Chapel is a man who rights wrongs. In this episode he sets his sights on a wealthy drug smuggler who was acquitted for the murder of his secretary. Chapel enlists K.C. Griffin, a former recipient of Chapel's aid, to help him wreak vengeance.

    b: 29 Sep 98 pc: 475139 w: John McNamara & David Simkins d: James Frawley
  2. "Victim of Circumstances"
    gs: Christian Clemenson [ Agent Stuart Brownsteen ], Keith Szarabajka [ Dr. Alan Walker ], Greg Grunberg [ Unknown ], Jennifer Bransford [ Tilly McGinniss ], Suanne Spoke [ Director Bobbi Green ], Gunther Jensen [ Joe Riley ], Scott Rabinowitz [ Unknown ], Brett Wagner [ Claude Doyer ], Darin Cooper [ Unknown ], Jonathan Sweet [ Unknown ]

    The sadistic Mr. Chapel targets an FBI profiler, Alan Walker, when Walker knowingly allows an innocent man to be jailed for a string of murders. Chapel and K.C. enlist an FBI agent to work from the inside to bring Walker down.

    b: 1 Oct 98 pc: 467854 w: Charles D. Holland d: James Frawley
  3. "Eden"
    gs: Tony Denison [ Sheriff James Broll ], Rex Linn [ J.J. ], Cordelia Richards [ Ellie Stensma ], Stephen Tobolowsky [ Mayor Bob Laird ], Tom Wood [ Deputy Rick Hubbell ], Brad Greenquist [ Deputy Dave Webster ], Philippe Bergeron [ Dr. Jeff Grant ], Kevin Fry [ Unknown ], Al Israel [ Joey ], Christopher Jaymes [ Unknown ]

    Chapel and K.C. head to the small town of Eden to unseat a corrupt sheriff and his cohorts. The sheriff plants illegal substances in cars or boats, arresting their owners and impounding the vehicles, all to sell them at state auctions for profit. Chapel and K.C. pose as federal agents to bring down the sheriff.

    b: 8 Oct 98 pc: 467851 w: John McNamara d: James Frawley
  4. "Bitter End"
    gs: Tobin Bell [ Teddy Hix ], Clare Carey [ Pam Broder ], Niklaus Lange [ Steve Broder ], Dayton Callie [ Chuck Bidally ], Nigel Thatch [ Unknown ], Louis Herthum [ Guard Connor Gulch ], Richard Gross [ Unknown ], Frank Ertl [ Unknown ], Bobby Garabedian [ Unknown ], Paul Jenkins [ Unknown ]

    Mr. Chapel sets out to protect Pam Broder, a woman being stalked by a man she helped put in jail six years earlier. Chapel is put in an unfamiliar position when the criminal, Teddy Hicks, becomes aware of Chapel's scheme and neatly turns the tables.

    b: 15 Oct 98 pc: 467853 w: David Simkins d: Lou Antonio
  5. "Justice"
    gs: Cliff Potts [ Donald Block ], Brion James [ Franklin Dekker ], Scott Patterson [ Det. Swain ], Mark Kiely [ Officer Jeff Mason ], Michael Harney [ Officer Carl Witherspoon ], Katy Boyer [ Lauren Mason ], Rex Ryan [ Unknown ], Keith Sellon-Wright [ Unknown ], Louis Herthum [ Guard Connor Gulch ], Vanita Harbour [ D.A. Vanita Jackson ], Rick Pasqualone [ Unknown ], Dave Clements [ Unknown ], Tim McLaughlin [ Unknown ]

    The delightfully evil Mr. Chapel pursues a weapons dealer when the dealer, facing criminal charges, has a witness's wife kidnapped. Chapel uses his sources inside a prison to toy with the criminal's mind while Chapel strives to identify a 'bad cop'.

    b: 22 Oct 98 pc: 467856 w: Wendy Battles d: Bill Norton
  6. "Ambition"
    gs: Dina Merrill [ Ellen Hayworth ], Todd Allen [ Sen. Thomas Hayworth ], Michael C. Mahon [ Eddie Farragut ], Dakin Matthews [ Gov. Luke McElroy ], Frankie Thorn [ Unknown ], John Aprea [ Unknown ], Cary Hirayuki-Tagawa [ Aung Myint ], Charmaine Degrate [ Unknown ], Eric Flecks [ Unknown ]

    Mr. Chapel seeks vengeance after a power hungry political family murders a friend of K.C.'s.

    b: 29 Oct 98 pc: 467857 w: John McNamara s: Gary Rieck d: James Frawley
  7. "Security (a.k.a. Security Denied)"
    gs: Miguel Sandoval [ General Rumano ], Kamala Dawson [ Elena Amayo ], Francesco Quinn [ Col. Oscar Ponce ], Bruce McCarty [ Joe Melvoy ], Tim Thomerson [ Krendle ]

    Mr. Chapel aids a South American refugee in her quest to find the US-funded killers of her family. Mr. Chapel poses as a State Dept. agent to bring down the villains.

    b: 10 Dec 98 pc: 467858 w: Tom Chehak d: Mel Damski
  8. "Dishonorable Discharge"
    gs: Dayton Callie [ Chuck Bidally ], Wanda De Jesus [ D.A. Rosalie Hanson ], Lauren Tom [ Samantha ], Travis Fine [ Capt. Aaron McClane ], Silas Weir Mitchell [ Capt. Jesse Fisher ], Alexia Robinson [ Marian ], Amanda Carlin [ Col. Hammond ], Mushond Lee [ Heckling Officer ], Jeffrey Pierce [ Unknown ], Hamilton Mitchell [ Unknown ]

    Chapel seeks vengeance against a rapist after the statute of limitations expires.

    b: 17 Dec 98 pc: 467859 w: Valerie Mayhew & Vivian Mayhew d: Bobby Roth
  9. "Noir"
    gs: Richard Beymer [ Douglas Bradford ], Kristin Cloke [ Tamara Harrington ], Christian Leffler [ Eric Harrington ], Christopher Gorham [ Jason Harrington ], Scott Patterson [ Det. Thomas Swain ], Suzanne Ford [ Barbara Harrington ], Jerry Houck [ Unknown ], Larry Williams [ Unknown ], Donald Willis [ Unknown ]

    Mr. Chapel poses as a hired bodyguard to expose a murderous widow and her current lover, the deceased's brother.

    b: 24 Dec 98 pc: 467852 w: Valerie Mayhew & Vivian Mayhew d: John Patterson

    NOTE: This episode followed the classic film noir storyline set forth by films like Double Indemnity.
  10. "Vendetta"
    gs: Amanda Pays [ Gail Dawson ], Markus Flanagan [ Gifford Marshall ], Lisa Thornhill [ Theresa Greco ], Tom La Grua [ Barry Hutchens ], Scott Allan Campbell [ Otto Carson ], Lisa Langolis [ Agent Clemente? ], Cordelia Richards [ Ellie Stensma ]

    A vengeful IRS Agent destroys an ex-girlfriend's life after she breaks it off with him. Mr. Chapel comes to her aid, posing as a spoiled millionaire.

    b: 7 Jan 99 pc: 467861 w: Charles D. Holland d: Adam Nimoy
  11. "Confidence"
    gs: Steven Schub [ Joseph Budnick ], Mel Jackson [ Jay Jackson ], Kimberly Huie [ Jackie Jackson? ], Alan Blumenfeld [ Anthony Martinelli ], Claudette Sutherland [ Decker ], Jeff Austin [ Lester the 'Inspector'? ], Patricia Gaul [ Alice? ], Lewis Van Bergen [ Tim Scanlan ], Michael Zorich [ Unknown ], Clint Culp [ Unknown ]

    Mr. Chapel and KC pose as con artists to lure a real confidence men into revealing the location of his ill-gotten loot.

    b: 14 Jan 99 pc: 467860 w: Kim Newton d: Alan J. Levi
  12. "Judgment"
    gs: Harris Yulin [ Judge Harold Wabash ], Cotter Smith [ Stan Garcos ], Robert Miano [ Michael Sanricci ], Tom Dugan [ Unknown ], Frankie Jay Allison [ Luke Sanricci ], Fred Sanders [ Unknown ], Al Israel [ Joey ], Stephen Scalon [ Unknown ], Skip O'Brien [ Unknown ], Richard Gilbert-Hill [ Unknown ]

    Chapel teams with a retired hitman to bring down a corrupt federal judge.

    b: 21 Jan 99 pc: 467862 w: John McNamara & David Simkins d: James Frawley
  13. "Clique"
    gs: Jarrad Paul [ Adam Krieger ], Rick Peters [ Unknown ], Elizabeth Barondes [ Vivian Pratt ], Brian Gaskill [ Unknown ], Christopher John Fields [ Unknown ], Gina Gallego [ Unknown ], Albie Selznick [ Unknown ], Paul Bartrell [ Unknown ], Margie Glick [ Unknown ], Lindsay Beamish [ Unknown ]

    Mr. Chapel pretends to be a dim-witted schizophrenic named Arnie to expose a trio of former college classmates for a brutal 10-year-old murder.

    b: 28 Jan 99 pc: 467863 w: Kim Newton & Wendy Battles d: Bobby Roth
  14. "Critical"
    gs: Rafer Weigel [ Ben Newton ], Senta Moses [ Gina ], Ryan Bollman [ Kevin Battles ], Heather Dawn [ Debbie Newton ], Garth Wilton [ Unknown ], Tom Bellin [ Unknown ], Nurit Kappel [ Unknown ], Richard Jamison [ Unknown ], Sandra Ellis Lafferty [ Unknown ], Hartley Silver [ Unknown ], Bart McCarthy [ Unknown ], Nancy Little [ Unknown ], Dale Kasman [ Unknown ], David Rainey [ Unknown ], Marshall Bell [ Frank Newton (uncredited) ]

    Chapel strikes at a rich young man who got away with murdering his father. Mr. Chapel's empire is in danger when a female teenage computer wizard sees through his ruses and threatens to expose him.

    b: 4 Feb 99 pc: 467864 w: Valerie Mayhew & Vivian Mayhew d: James Frawley

    NOTE: TV Guide credits Marshall Bell with playing Ben Newton's father Frank.
  15. "Legalese"
    gs: James Avery [ Judge Christopher Washington ], Michael B. Silver [ Michael Dearborn ], Leslie Hope [ Mrs. Thomas ], Raphael Sbarge [ Steve Bizzini ], Markus Redmond [ Mr. Cross ], Karen Austin [ Dr. Lorraine Simmons ], Ken Jenkins [ Jack Humphrey ], Jennifer Hetrick [ Judge Ackerman ], Clyde Kusatsu [ Judge Clyde Kurosawa ], David Bickford [ Mr. Elway ], Dan Rutherford [ Unknown ], Lindsay Taylor [ Becky Thomas ]

    Chapel attacks a devious trial lawyer who covers up evidence when a fertilizer product has lethal side effects in children. Using a chainsaw and a side of beef, Mr. Chapel convinces the lawyer's associate to confess crucial information. Later Chapel buries the attorney up to his head so that he'll be late for court.

    b: 11 Feb 99 pc: 467865 w: Charles D. Holland d: Bill Norton
  16. "Friends"
    gs: Robert Carradine [ Darin Carver ], Jere Burns [ Steven Jensen ], James Pickens, Jr. [ Mr. Hobbs ], Sage Parker [ Lori Carver? ], Jerry Mathers [ Lucas Zimmerman ], Twink Caplan [ Unknown ], James Newman [ Unknown ], Charles Emmett [ Unknown ], Ray Laska [ Unknown ], Natsua [ Unknown ], Robert Moni [ Unknown ], Akiko Taguchi [ Unknown ], Raymond Ma [ Unknown ], Ken Takemoto [ Unknown ], Harry Perry [ Unknown ]

    Steven Jensen, a powerful computer engineer, brings Chapel's wrath down on him when he betrays an old college pal (who later kills himself) to further his own empire. Mr. Chapel uses Jensen's foibles against him to create a perception of lunacy, which causes a tremendous drop in stock prices.

    b: 25 Feb 99 pc: 467855 w: Kim Newton d: Perry Lang

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