Jake and the Fatman

television series

Jake and the Fatman is an American crime drama television series. It stars William Conrad as prosecutor J. L. (Jason Lochinvar) "Fatman" McCabe and Joe Penny as investigator Jake Styles.[1][2][3]

Jake and the Fatman
GenreCrime drama
Created byDean Hargrove
Joel Steiger
Ann Doherty
Developed byDouglas Stefen Borghi
StarringWilliam Conrad
Joe Penny
Alan Campbell
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons5
No. of episodes106 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)Dean Hargrove
Fred Silverman
Joel Steiger
Production location(s)Los Angeles, California
Oahu, Hawaii
Running timeapprox. 45 minutes
Production company(s)The Fred Silverman Company
Strathmore Productions (1987–1988)
Dean Hargrove Productions (1988–1992)
Viacom Productions
DistributorCBS Television Distribution
Release
Original networkCBS
Picture formatColor
Audio formatMono
Original releaseSeptember 26, 1987 (1987-09-26) –
May 6, 1992 (1992-05-06)
Chronology
Related showsMatlock
Diagnosis: Murder

The series ran on CBS for five seasons from September 26, 1987, to May 6, 1992.

Diagnosis: Murder was a spin-off of this series.[4][5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Jake and the Fatman". The New York Times.
  2. G. S. Bourdain (February 13, 1994). "William Conrad, 73, TV Actor In 'Fatman' and 'Cannon' Series". The New York Times.
  3. John J. O'Connor (September 29, 1987). "TV Review; Crime on CBS and Yuppies on ABC". The New York Times.
  4. CNN: Dick Van Dyke interview
  5. Emmy TV Legends: Diagnosis Murder