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
Created by Steve Hattman, Maurice Hurley, Eric Wise
Directed by Robert Ellis Miller
Starring Jack Scalia
Country of origin United States
Release
Original network PTEN
Original release 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 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.[2]

TV series[edit]

Pointman
Created by Maurice Hurley
Joel Surnow
Starring Jack Scalia
Composer(s) Dale Menten
Country of origin  United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 22
Production
Executive producer(s) Maurice Hurley
Running time 60 minutes
Production company(s) Pointman Productions
Warner Bros. Television
Release
Original network PTEN
Original release 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.

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[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[3]

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
  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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