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 Stuart Bailey / ... (151 episodes, 1958-1964)
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 Kookie / ... (142 episodes, 1958-1963)
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 Jeff Spencer (141 episodes, 1958-1963)
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 Suzanne / ... (131 episodes, 1958-1963)
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 Roscoe (126 episodes, 1958-1963)
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 Lt. Roy Gilmore / ... (85 episodes, 1958-1963)
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Stu Bailey and Jeff Spencer were the wisecracking, womanizing private detective heroes of this Warner Brothers drama. Stu and Jeff worked out of an office located at 77 Sunset Strip in Los Angeles, right next door to a snazzy restaurant where Kookie worked as a valet. The finger-snapping, slang-talking Kookie occasionally helped Stu and Jeff with their cases, and eventually became a full-fledged member of the detective agency. Rex Randolph and J.R. Hale also joined the firm, and Suzanne was their leggy secretary. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@soltec.net>

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10 October 1958 (USA)  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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This series was produced by Warner Brothers for ABC and the episode "The Kookie Caper" (episode 2.2, October 9, 1959) has some inside jokes about other series produced by that studio for ABC. Early in episode, Kookie (Edd Byrnes indicates that he doesn't know that Will Hutchins is the star of Sugarfoot (1957). Later, he can be seen reading an issue of TV Guide, with the stars of Maverick (1957), James Garner and Jack Kelly, on the cover. Both of those shows were produced by Warner Brothers, as was this one. See more »

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77 Sunset Boulevard is actually a bridge over the 101 Freeway. Further, the opening sequence shows the Sunset Tower Hotel in the distance, which would place them in the 8000 block of Sunset. See more »

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18 March 2006 | by (australia) – See all my reviews

Several episodes of 77 Sunset Strip and Hawiian Eye were shown late at night/early morning on channel 9 in Australia several years ago, and they was fantastic. It appeared briefly on cable TV but is this is only geared for the post 1970 generation they did not last long and were taken off. Gee cable is rubbish. I use to watch 77 Sunset Strip and its clones regularly in the late 50's & 60's. 77 Sunset Strip still stands up today even though or because it is black and white. I cannot understand why Warners don't release these old shows on double sided DVD's and sell them as boxed sets at a reasonable price like several companies have done with old black & white movies. 77 Sunset Strip & its pilot "Girl on the Run" would fit onto 10 or 11 double sided DVD's. There would be some money it for Warners, and if they wait too long people like me won't be around to buy and appreciate these shows. Also what about CHEYENNE, Surfside Six, Bronco, Adventures in Pardise, Sugarfoot etc. Maybe the independents could bring out the old westerns and cop & private eye shows right back to the beginning of the 50's.


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