The Thin Man (1957–1959)

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Nick Charles, an ex-private detective, marries Nora and lives in a luxurious Park Avenue apartment in New York City. Nick's former underworld friends still hang around and get him involved ... See full summary »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »
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Certificate: Passed Comedy | Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Nick investigates the case of a missing man and later a murder that is connected to Nora's family.

Director: W.S. Van Dyke
Stars: William Powell, Myrna Loy, James Stewart
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

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Documentary | Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

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Director: Jeffrey Schwarz
Stars: Forrest J Ackerman, John Badham, Diane Baker
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Mystery | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

An explosives manufacturer suspects a young man is out to kill him. He calls in Nick and Nora (with new baby) to sort things out.

Director: W.S. Van Dyke
Stars: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Virginia Grey
Comedy | Romance | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Nick and Nora are at their wise-cracking best as they investigate murder and racketeering at a local race-track.

Director: W.S. Van Dyke
Stars: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Barry Nelson
Comedy | Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Nick and Nora go on holiday, and end up involved in a murder.

Director: Richard Thorpe
Stars: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Lucile Watson
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Nick, Nora, and Nick Jr. investigate the murder of a band leader in New York.

Director: Edward Buzzell
Stars: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Keenan Wynn
House of Wax (1953)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

An associate burns down a wax museum with the owner inside, but he survives only to become vengeful and murderous.

Director: André De Toth
Stars: Vincent Price, Frank Lovejoy, Phyllis Kirk
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Stars: Philip Carey, William Schallert, Ed Kemmer
Comedy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

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 Nick Charles (72 episodes, 1957-1959)
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 Nora Charles (72 episodes, 1957-1959)
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 Asta (72 episodes, 1957-1959)
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Nick Charles, an ex-private detective, marries Nora and lives in a luxurious Park Avenue apartment in New York City. Nick's former underworld friends still hang around and get him involved in a number of crimes that he solves. Beatrice Dane is a beautiful con artist using the alias "Blondie Collins" and Nora finds it difficult to be hospitable to her. Written by J.E. McKillop <jmckillo@notes.cc.bellcore.com>

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20 September 1957 (USA)  »

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Ella, él y asta  »

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Despite many requests for this program to be released on DVD, no one has made them available as such. See more »

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Spun-off from The Thin Man (1934) See more »

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The dog's name was Asta.
22 November 2003 | by (Massachusetts) – See all my reviews

I also watched and loved this show when I was five. The dog's name was Asta. The show was based on Dashiell Hammett's novel, The Thin Man. A series of movies based on the book came out between 1934 and 1947, with William Powell and Myrna Loy.


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