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Danny (BillyCrystal) and Ray (Gregory Hines) are two street wise cops in Chicago. When they are almost killed on a case, they are forced to take a vacation by their captain. Key West offers a substantial change over frozen Chicago. They decide to quit and open a bar in Key West. Upon returning, they find that Julio (Jimmy Smits), the drug dealer who nearly killed them has made bail and is trying to complete a giant drug deal. They decide to complete their case against Julio before quitting, but then begin being careful. Their effectiveness drops as they find they can''t operate the way they did before if they don''t have the edge of a long time commitment.
A group of former high-priced call girls who got out of the trade in the ''60s after one of them was battered to death are reunited twenty years later when the convicted killer is released from prison vowing vengeance. Among the hookers, in an interesting casting twist, is Debby Boone in her TV-movie debut playing against type, although the character also vies for fame as an inspirational singer.
In this pilot to a prospective series, O.J. Simpson (also the executive producer) is a San Francisco private eye who gets dragged into a drug-smuggling operation while searching for the girlfriend of a dead client, leading him to a politically prominent family. The series would have featured TV's fi
Police sergeant Don Meredith and parole officer Jennifer Salt endeavor to stop rapist-on-parole Ted Shackelford before he can follow through on his threats to five women. The cast, comprised completely of TV actors (as opposed to film stars), and the production company, as well as the theme and its
Beating out Bob Fosse''s "Star 80" by nearly two years, this version of the tragic story of "Playboy" centerfold Dorothy Stratten, the starry-eyed Canadian teenager who went to Hollywood seeking stardom, gave Jamie Lee Curtis her first TV starring role and Bruce Weitz (Belker on "Hill Street Blues") his as seedy promoter Paul Snider, who promised the girl a career both as a star and as his wife. Mitchell Ryan is Hugh Hefner and Robert Reed a fictional director named David Palmer (loosely based on Peter Bogdanovich).
A two-bit promoter tries to take a women''''s wrestling team to the top.
Criminology professor William Conrad uses scientific methods, advanced computer technology, his expertise in chess, and the leg work of several of his students to track down a crazed killer in San Francisco. Pilot to another series which Conrad (as executive producer as well as star) hoped would put
A hip American agent and his foxy associate try to recover a hundred pounds of stolen plutonium in Italy before it can be used by terrorists.
Manny and Dave are Chicago con artists who specialize in cheating people who take advantage of the poor. When they are blackmailed by a retired policeman into giving something back to the community, they start volunteering as career counselors for a group of uncooperative teens at the community center. Manny is beginning to enjoy helping the students when his work there in interrupted by the arrival of his girlfriend''s overbearing parents and a mobster who has discovered that he cheated him.
The eccentric employees at a Los Angeles car wash struggle to get through the day.
Crowder is a private detective who used to be in the police force. Crowder will do any job if there is enough money in it, but when a woman hires him to find her husband,he finds himself in trouble with gangsters.
Harry Williams, member of the rhythm & blues band Bloodstone, is about to go onstage for a concert when he is hit on the head. The rest that follows is his dream. The four band members become conductors on a train filled with (impersonated) actors and characters from the 1930s such as W.C. Fields, Dracula, and Scarlett O'Hara. For instance 'Jay Lawrence' (q.v.), who gave a brief impression of Clark Gable in _Stalag 17 (1953)_ (q.v.), plays Gable at greater length. Patterned after movies by the Marx Brothers and the Beatles, "Train Ride" features various songs. The thin plot requires the singing conductors to solve a mystery; Marlon Brando is murdering Nelson Eddy, Jeanette McDonald, and others by suffocating them in his armpits. Arriving in Hollywood, the Bloodstone boys are turned into wax sculptures by Brando.
A police lieutenant who is taking bribes is keeping a front within the department by impressing his superior officers with his work on breaking up a big criminal gang.
A young schoolteacher in Hawaii fights for her life against both a rare blood disease and an unscrupulous surgeon in need of a heart-transplant donor.
The pursuit by America's loveliest girls for a coveted beauty crown is threatened by a scandal which implicates a judge, a former winner, and one of the five finalists.
Following the trail of a private eye in a 3-piece suit who pilots a mean Lincoln Continental.
Edwin Antony (Hywel Bennett) is emasculated in an accident which kills a young philanderer. Doctors successfully replace his member with that of the dead man, but refuse to tell him the full story of the organ's origin. So Edwin begins a search which takes him to the philanderer's wife - and also to his many, many girlfriends...
A spy is led to exotic Morocco to catch a jewel thief disguised as the editor of a fashion magazine.
A retired James Bond goes back into action to infiltrate a nest of enemy spies.
Inspector Clouseau tries to clear a beautiful woman accused of shooting her husband.
A mad United States General orders an air strike against Russia.
A drama about the difficulties faced by a family when they adopt a 10-year-old boy.
Soap opera set in a big city hospital where dedication and professionalism vie with jealousy, romance and rivalry among staff members and the newly-appointed Chief of Staff (Susan Flannery), who attempts to run the place despite her personal problems. Initially presented over three consecutive weeks
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