Pointman

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Pointman
Pointman poster.jpg
British video cover
Created bySteve Hattman, Maurice Hurley, Joel Surnow
Directed byRobert Ellis Miller
StarringJack Scalia
Country of originUnited States
Production
Production companyElliot Friedgen & Co.
Release
Original networkPTEN
Original releaseJanuary 24, 1994 (1994-01-24)

Pointman was a TV movie pilot and TV series on the Prime Time Entertainment Network in 1994 to 1995. The premise of the main character is he 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 hotel, pool and marina scenes in the Pilot episode were filmed at the South Shore Harbour Resort & Conference Center and adjacent South Shore Harbour Marina in League City, Texas. 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 prosecuting 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 he eventually agrees to aid Rosie from the diamond broker.

TV series[edit]

Pointman
Created byMaurice Hurley
Joel Surnow
StarringJack Scalia
ComposerDale Menten Mike Post
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes22
Production
Executive producerMaurice Hurley
Running time60 minutes
Production companyPointman Productions Inc.
Release
Original networkPTEN
Original releaseJanuary 26 (1995-01-26) –
November 27, 1995 (1995-11-27)

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.

Cast[edit]

Episodes[edit]

Season 1 (1995)[edit]

Episode # Episode title Original airdate
1-1 "That's Amore a.k.a. What's Amore Got to Do With It?" January 23, 1995
1-2 "Adios Roberto" January 30, 1995
1-3 "Father Connie" February 6, 1995
1-4 "Everything in the World" February 13, 1995
1-5 "Models" February 20, 1995
1-6 "My Momma's Back" February 27, 1995
1-7 "Silent Auction" April 24, 1995
1-8 "Treasure Hunt" May 1, 1995
1-9 "Ultimate Showdown" May 8, 1995
1-10 "Judgement Day" May 15, 1995
1-11 "Storm Warning" May 22, 1995
1-12 "A Polecat Runs Through It" July 3, 1995
1-13 "The Jumper" July 31, 1995

Season 2 (1995)[edit]

Episode # Episode title Original airdate
2-14 "The Good, the Bad and the Irish" October 2, 1995
2-15 "Trading Up in the Pale Moonlight" October 9, 1995
2-16 "The Psychic" October 16, 1995
2-17 "Business and Pleasure" October 23, 1995
2-18 "Prisoner of Love" October 30, 1995
2-19 "Going Home" November 6, 1995
2-20 "Here She Comes, Miss Murder" November 13, 1995
2-21 "Take the Points" November 20, 1995
2-22 "Bout Money" November 27, 1995

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows 1946–Present. Ballantine Books. 2003. p. 943. ISBN 0-345-45542-8.

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