Buddy Faro

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Buddy Faro
Created by Mark Frost
Starring Dennis Farina
Frank Whaley
Allison Smith
Charles Robinson
Composer(s) Joel McNeely
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 13 (5 unaired) (list of episodes)
Running time 60 minutes
Production company(s) Uncle Monkey Productions
Spelling Television
Original network CBS
Original release September 25 – December 4, 1998

Buddy Faro is an American crime drama starring Dennis Farina that aired from September 25, 1998 to December 4, 1998 on CBS.


A legendary private investigator disappeared in 1978 when he was trying to solve the murder of the woman he fell in love with. Twenty years later he is tracked down by PI Bob Jones and together they reopen Buddy's agency, with help from actress Julie Barber and Buddy's old partner El Jefe.[1]



No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1 "Pilot" TBA TBA September 25, 1998 (1998-09-25)
Buddy Faro returns to Los Angeles and partners with an amateur investigator.
2 "The Curse of the Faro" Charles Haid Mark Frost October 2, 1998 (1998-10-02)
George Hamilton, who played Buddy Faro in 1970s TV series based on him, hires Buddy and Bob to protect him from a killer.
3 "Touched by an Amnesiac" Lesli Linka Glatter Kimberly Costello October 9, 1998 (1998-10-09)
A woman has no memory of who she is or why her 10 000 dollars are covered in a white substance.
4 "Ain't That a Kick in the Head" Mark Buckland Elizabeth M. Cosin October 16, 1998 (1998-10-16)
A professional basketball player has been discovered in bed with a minor.
5 "Now You See Him, Now He's Dead" John Patterson Jon Hotchkiss October 23, 1998 (1998-10-23)
Buddy and Bob tries to track down the twin of a magician.
6 "Death by Airbrush" Charles Haid Barry Pullman November 6, 1998 (1998-11-06)
The team goes looking into the background of a woman about to marry into a wealthy family.
7 "Talk Show Heller" Charles Haid Mark Frost November 13, 1998 (1998-11-13)
A woman is murdered after she is embarrassed on a sleazy talk show.
8 "Get Me Cody Swift" D. J. Caruso Barry Pullman December 4, 1998 (1998-12-04)
A teenage movie star seeks help from Buddy Faro when he thinks he's in danger.
9 "The Match Game" TBA TBA UNAIRED
Buddy and Bob investigate a high-profile matchmaker.
10 "The Truth is in the Trash" TBA TBA UNAIRED
Buddy reunites with an old partner when he looks into the 20-year-old case of a missing showgirl.
11 "Done Away in a Manger" TBA TBA UNAIRED
The wife of a movie star finds a snake in her Christmas stocking.
12 "Charlotte's Tangled Web" TBA TBA UNAIRED
A friend of Julie captures a murder on video.
13 "Who's the Muse" TBA TBA UNAIRED
The books of an author turns into real-life crimes.


  1. ^ IMDb.com. "Buddy Faro (1998)". IMDb. Retrieved 2012-09-05. 

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