The Oldest Rookie

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The Oldest Rookie
Created by Gil Grant
Starring Paul Sorvino
D.W. Moffett
Raymond J. Barry
Marshall Bell
Composer(s) Steve Dorff
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 14 (list of episodes)
Running time 60 minutes
Production company(s) Gil Grant Productions
Chapman Productions
Touchstone Television
Original network CBS
Original release September 16, 1987 – January 13, 1988

The Oldest Rookie is an American crime drama that aired from September 16, 1987 until January 13, 1988.


A police veteran with a desk job wants to become a street cop again, this means he will get assigned a rookie partner.[1]



No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1 "Pilot (a.k.a. At the End of the Long Arm is a Glad Hand)" Donald Petrie Gil Grant September 16, 1987 (1987-09-16)
Porter and Jonas investigate a murder, against the wishes of their boss.
2 "A Game Effort" TBA TBA September 23, 1987 (1987-09-23)
A friend of Ike is dead following a mugging. Porter and Jonas is assigned to a group of Korean athletes preparing for the 1988 Seoul Olympics.
3 "Heartbreakers" TBA TBA September 30, 1987 (1987-09-30)
Ike gets a visit from her niece who becomes a witness to a mugging.
4 "The Cereal Killer" TBA TBA October 7, 1987 (1987-10-07)
Ike and Tony looks for a killer who only kills at breakfast. A psychic starts having visions about the murders.
5 "Blue Flu" TBA TBA October 14, 1987 (1987-10-14)
Tony arrests a friend for murder.
6 "Coming from Behind" TBA TBA October 21, 1987 (1987-10-21)
Ike and Tony gets paired with two female detectives after they botch a homicide case.
7 "Grand Theft Avocado" TBA TBA October 28, 1987 (1987-10-28)
A rich developer is suspected of murder.
8 "Expert Witness" TBA TBA November 4, 1987 (1987-11-04)
A secretary starts receiving anonymous threats. Lane prepares Ike to be an expert witness.
9 "Ike and Son" TBA TBA October 11, 1987 (1987-10-11)
Porter and Jonas go undercover as father and son in order to catch thieves at a pawn shop.
10 "An Internal Affairs Affair" TBA TBA November 25, 1987 (1987-11-25)
Zaga's daughter asks Ike and Tony for help, when Zaga is arrested for being a coke dealer.
11 "Come Fly With Me" TBA TBA December 16, 1987 (1987-12-16)
Ike's ex-wife wants him to save her second marriage. Ike and Tony discover a gang of drug smugglers.
12 "Best Men" TBA TBA December 23, 1987 (1987-12-23)
Ike and Tony investigate a perfume laboratory where a new scent causes amnesia.
13 "Yessir, That's My Baby" TBA TBA January 6, 1988 (1988-01-06)
Tony's ex-girlfriend leaves her baby with him.
14 "Luck, Be A Lady" TBA TBA January 13, 1988 (1988-01-13)
Ike and Tony is in danger of suspension when they let a suspect loose.


  1. ^ TV Guide. "The Oldest Rookie Cast and Details". TV Guide. Retrieved 2012-10-27. 

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