Pointman

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This article is about the TV movie and series. For the simulation user interface, see Pointman (user interface). For military and other uses of the term "point man", see Take point.
Pointman
Pointman poster.jpg
British video cover
Genre Action
Created by Steve Hattman, Maurice Hurley, Eric Wise
Directed by Robert Ellis Miller
Starring Jack Scalia
Country United States
Original channel PTEN
Release date January 24, 1994

Pointman is a TV movie pilot and TV series on the Prime Time Entertainment Network in 1994 to 1995. The premise is the main character is framed and convicted of fraud while he was an investment banker. Eventually cleared, Constantine 'Connie' Harper helps others while running a coastal resort. The series was filmed in Jacksonville, Florida.[1]

TV movie[edit]

In this TV movie, the main character, Constantine Nicholas 'Connie' Harper (Jack Scalia), is framed and sent to prison for fraud and assaulting the trial's procecuting attorney. After serving his time and granted his release, a former cellmate requests that Connie protect the cellmate's sister, Rosie (Roxann Dawson), an aspiring clothing designer, who is being threatened by a diamond broker as Harper was put on "the list", a collection of people to go to for last resort assistance. At first Connie is reluctant to help, but eventually agrees to aid Rosie from the diamond broker.[2]

TV series[edit]

Pointman
Created by Steve Hattman, Maurice Hurley, Eric Wise
Developed by Joel Surnow
Starring Jack Scalia
Country of origin  United States
No. of episodes 22
Production
Executive producer(s) Maurice Hurley
Broadcast
Original channel PTEN
Original run January 26 – November 27, 1995

Pointman was greenlighted for a series and ran for two seasons of 13 then 9 episodes. In the series, Constantine "Connie" Harper, the main character, sets up shop as an owner of a Florida beach resort (Jacksonville, Florida and its beach suburbs), Spanish Pete's while aiding people in need with the use of "the list" and former jailmates.

Episodes[edit]

Season Episode Title Airdate
1 1 That's Amore 23 January 1995
2 Adios Roberto 30 January 1995
3 Father Connie 6 February 1995
4 Everything in the World 13 February 1995
5 Models 20 February 1995
6 My Momma's Back 27 February 1995
7 Silent Auction 24 April 1995
8 Treasure Hunt 1 May 1995
9 Ultimate Showdown 8 May 1995
10 Judgement Day 15 May 1995
11 Storm Warning 22 May 1995
12 A Polecat Runs Through It 3 July 1995
13 The Jumper 31 July 1995
Season Episode Title Airdate
2 1 The Good, the Bad and the Irish 2 October 1995
2 Trading Up in the Pale Moonlight 9 October 1995
3 The Psychic 16 October 1995
4 Business and Pleasure 23 October 1995
5 Prisoner of Love 30 October 1995
6 Going Home 6 November 1995
7 Here She Comes, Miss Murder 13 November 1995
8 Take the Points 20 November 1995
9 'bout Money 27 November 1995 [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows 1946-Present. Ballantine Books. 2003. p. 943. ISNB 0-345-45542-8
  2. ^ Cross, Jeff. "Plot Summary for Pointman (1994) (TV)". IMDb.com. Retrieved 2006-12-27. 
  3. ^ "Episodes for Pointman (1995)". imdb.com. Retrieved 2006-12-27. 

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