Lawman is the story of Marshal Dan Troop of Laramie, Wyoming and his deputy Johnny McKay, an orphan Troop took under his wing. In the second season Lily Merrill opens The Birdcage Saloon ... See full summary »
Willie Dante carries his shady history, and old-time buddies Biff and Stewart, into the operation of his legit San Francisco nightclub. Neither the cops nor the bad guys really believe he's done with the underworld however. Much humor.
Don Corey and Jed Sills operate Checkmate, Inc., a very high priced detective agency in San Francisco. Helping them protect the lives of their clients is British criminologist (once an Oxford professor) Carl Hyatt.
Roy Markham, a former successful New York attorney, becomes a private detective and his cases take him worldwide. For the first two months of the show, Markham had an assistant, John Riggs,... See full summary »
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Russell was in chess game with a Latin American dictator. He had help from a refugee European doctor. He won the game because the doctor was also "helping" the dictator. For a 10 yr old, the was a way cool plot twist.
I agree with the previous poster that the series was an example of the "White man's burden". Can't believe that it only ran a year. It was a period piece in a lull for mercenaries. Then again, with the Congo in 1960, the concept of mercenaries was revived and it was not an American dominated area.
Probably would have done better if they were CIA.
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