Downtown (1986 TV series)

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Created by Ron Samuels
Starring Michael Nouri
Robert Englund
Milicent Martin
Blair Underwood
Mariska Hargitay
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 13 (list of episodes)
Running time 60 minutes
Production company(s) Ron Samuels Productions
TriStar Television
Distributor Sony Pictures Television
Original channel CBS
Original run September 27, 1986 – August 22, 1987

Downtown is an American crime drama that aired from September 27, 1986 until August 22, 1987.


An LAPD veteran is assigned with supervising four parolees who help him solve crimes.[1]



No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1 "Stan, the Man" September 27, 1986 (1986-09-27)
Foley chases a robbery suspect.
2 "Colors" October 4, 1986 (1986-10-04)
A friend of Terry is killed in a holdup.
3 "The Spring Line" October 11, 1986 (1986-10-11)
Someone is planning to sabotage the fall line of a clothing designer.
4 "Since I Don't Have You" October 18, 1986 (1986-10-18)
Harriet has romantic feelings for a man who is suspected of selling government secrets.
5 "Out of the Tombs" October 25, 1986 (1986-10-25)
Dennis helps a newsman go after a vanished criminal.
6 "When Dinosaurs Drove the Earth" November 1, 1986 (1986-11-01)
During a bank robbery, Harriet is taken hostage.
7 "Saturday Night" November 11, 1986 (1986-11-11)
Dennis becomes a suspect in a serial-murder case.
8 "Outlaws" November 29, 1986 (1986-11-29)
Forney is suspended when he goes after a brutal gang.
9 "Goin' to California" December 6, 1986 (1986-12-06)
Jesse's marine brother comes home from Beirut.
10 "Tracks of My Tears" December 13, 1986 (1986-12-13)
Kiner wants to prove that the murder of a senator friend was set up to look like a suicide.
11 "Flowers" December 20, 1986 (1986-12-20)
The daughter of a blind street vendor is targeted by a recently released convict.
12 "Rock 'n' Roll Will Never Die" December 27, 1986 (1986-12-27)
A rock singer is attacked by a mysterious man.
13 "(Unknown title)" August 22, 1987 (1987-08-22)


  1. ^ TV Guide. "Downtown Cast and Details". TV Guide. Retrieved 2012-11-01. 

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