Private Eye (TV series)

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Private Eye
Created by Anthony Yerkovich
Starring Josh Brolin
Michael Woods
Lisa Jane Persky
Composer(s) Joe Jackson
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 12 (list of episodes)
Production
Running time 60 minutes
Production company(s) Yerkovich Productions
Universal Television
Release
Original network NBC
Original release September 13, 1987 – January 8, 1988

Private Eye is an American crime drama television series that aired on NBC from September 13, 1987 until January 8, 1988.

Premise[edit]

The series is about an ex-cop (Michael Woods) in 1950s L.A..[1] He works as private eye. When he is hunting the murderer of his brother he meets a young rockabilly (Josh Brolin) who will help him and eventually becomes his pal. A secretary (Lisa Jane Persky) will join the team.

Cast[edit]

Episodes[edit]

No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1"Pilot"Mark TinkerAnthony YerkovichSeptember 13, 1987 (1987-09-13)
While investing the murder of his brother, Jack Cleary stumbles upon a scandal in the record industry.
2"Nicky the Rose"Donald PetrieTeleplay by: John Leekley & Alfonse Ruggiero, Jr.
Story by: Anthony Yerkovich & John Leekley
September 18, 1987 (1987-09-18)
Cleary is hired to watch the unfaithful lover of an actress.
3"War Buddy"Rob CohenTeleplay by: Alfonse Ruggiero, Jr.
Story by: Anthony Yerkovich, John Leekley & Alfonse Ruggiero, Jr.
September 25, 1987 (1987-09-25)
Cleary's war buddy might be murdered if he doesn't take a job with a gang of mobsters.
4"Blue Movie"Aaron LipstadtRon HansenOctober 2, 1987 (1987-10-02)
Cleary investigates the disappearance of a young porn star.
5"Blue Hotel (1)"Rob CohenAnthony Yerkovich & John LeekleyOctober 16, 1987 (1987-10-16)
The master of a rockabilly artist's latest album has been stolen. Johnny becomes the bodyguard for a sexy blonde. To be continued...
6"Blue Hotel (2)"Rob CohenAnthony Yerkovich & John LeekleyOctober 23, 1987 (1987-10-23)
Johnny becomes involved with the ex-girlfriend of a rock-and-roller. Cleary investigates a counterfeit-record operation.
7"Barrio Nights"Rob CohenJohn Leekley & Alfonse RuggieroNovember 6, 1987 (1987-11-06)
Johnny stumbles upon a heroin ring.
8"Nobody Dies in Chinatown"Paul LynchTeleplay by: John Leekley & Alfonse Ruggiero, Jr.
Story by: Anthony Yerkovich, John Leekley & Alfonse Ruggiero, Jr.
November 13, 1987 (1987-11-13)
The brother of a young woman is suspected of robbery at a Chinatown gambling den.
9"Both Sides of the Coin"Victor LoblJoseph DoughertyNovember 20, 1987 (1987-11-20)
Cleary reunites with his former mentor in order to work on a blackmail case.
10"Light and Shadows"Larry ShawTeleplay by: John Leekley & Alfonse Ruggiero, Jr.
Story by: Anthony Yerkovich & Alfonse Ruggiero, Jr.
December 4, 1987 (1987-12-04)
A black woman is being harassed by white neighbors.
11"High Heels and Silver Wings"Victor LoblGina WendkosDecember 11, 1987 (1987-12-11)
Cleary is hired by a tycoon to keep an eye on his wife. Dottie falls in love.
12"Hollywood Confidential"James QuinnJoseph DoughertyJanuary 8, 1988 (1988-01-08)
An actress turns up dead shortly after Cleary's surveillance photos of her ends up in a gossip rag.

References[edit]

  1. ^ TV Guide. "Private Eye Cast and Details". TV Guide. Retrieved 2012-10-27. 

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