8.4/10
153
7 user 3 critic

Johnny Staccato 

Johnny Staccato is a jazz pianist and private detective.
Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
1960   1959  
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Ghost is an ideological musician who would rather play his blues in the park to the birds than compromise himself. However, when he meets and falls in love with beautiful singer Jess ... See full summary »

Director: John Cassavetes
Stars: Bobby Darin, Stella Stevens, Everett Chambers
Certificate: Passed Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The U.S. government asks Mr. Moto to go to Puerto Rico to investigate diamond smuggling after an earlier investigator is murdered.

Director: Herbert I. Leeds
Stars: Peter Lorre, Jean Hersholt, Amanda Duff
Shadows (1959)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Cassavetes' jazz-scored improvisational film explores interracial friendships and relationships in Beat-Era (1950s) New York City.

Director: John Cassavetes
Stars: Ben Carruthers, Lelia Goldoni, Hugh Hurd
Certificate: GP Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A museum curator falls in love with a crazy parking attendant.

Director: John Cassavetes
Stars: Gena Rowlands, Seymour Cassel, Val Avery
Husbands (1970)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A common friend's sudden death brings three men, married with children, to reconsider their lives and ultimately leave together. But mindless enthusiasm for regained freedom will be ... See full summary »

Director: John Cassavetes
Stars: Ben Gazzara, Peter Falk, John Cassavetes
Big Trouble (1986)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Insurance agent plots with client to kill her nutty husband.

Director: John Cassavetes
Stars: Peter Falk, Alan Arkin, Beverly D'Angelo
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Psychologist Dr. Matthew Clark is the head of the Crawthorne State Training Institute, one of the first boarding schools for developmentally challenged children. Dr. Clark is sympathetic ... See full summary »

Director: John Cassavetes
Stars: Burt Lancaster, Judy Garland, Gena Rowlands
Faces I (1968)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A middle-aged man leaves his wife for a younger woman. Shortly after, his ex-wife also begins a relationship with a younger partner. The film follows their struggles to find love amongst each other.

Director: John Cassavetes
Stars: John Marley, Gena Rowlands, Lynn Carlin
Love Streams (1984)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Two closely bound, emotionally wounded siblings reunite after years apart.

Director: John Cassavetes
Stars: Gena Rowlands, John Cassavetes, Diahnne Abbott
Opening Night (1977)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

An actress suffers an emotional uproar in her personal life after a fan dies trying to see her.

Director: John Cassavetes
Stars: Gena Rowlands, John Cassavetes, Ben Gazzara
Edit

Cast

Complete series cast summary:
...
...
Edit

Storyline

Johnny Staccato is a jazz pianist and private detective.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

the beat of a jazz combo is his hobby - Mystery is his business!

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

10 September 1959 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Staccato  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(29 episodes)

Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Featured in 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2012) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
There are more than 5 episodes - there are 27 and Cassavetes is in them all
18 November 2006 | by See all my reviews

One of the best TV detective shows. Cool, if improbable. The gritty NYC location shots compare favorably with other great programs of the era like NAKED CITY, but are somewhat more moody. The beatnik characters are less goofy than the patronizing look at the Beats that Peter Gunn features. It's just an altogether hip show.

EPISODE LIST http://epguides.com/JohnnyStaccato/ Season 1

1. 1- 1 12901 10 Sep 59 The Naked Truth

2. 1- 2 12906 17 Sep 59 Murder for Credit

3. 1- 3 12912 24 Sep 59 Parents

4. 1- 4 12904 8 Oct 59 Shop of the Four Winds

5. 1- 5 12914 15 Oct 59 The Nature of the Night

6. 1- 6 12916 22 Oct 59 Viva, Paco!

7. 1- 7 12918 29 Oct 59 Evil

8. 1- 8 12902 5 Nov 59 Murder in Hi-fi

9. 1- 9 12915 12 Nov 59 Fly, Baby, Fly

10. 1-10 12913 19 Nov 59 Tempted

11. 1-11 12911 26 Nov 59 The Poet's Touch

12. 1-12 12926 10 Dec 59 A Piece of Paradise

13. 1-13 12923 17 Dec 59 The Return

14. 1-14 12922 24 Dec 59 The Unwise Men

15. 1-15 12921 31 Dec 59 Collector's Item

16. 1-16 12907 7 Jan 60 Man in the Pit

17. 1-17 12930 14 Jan 60 The Only Witness

18. 1-18 12927 21 Jan 60 Night of Jeopardy

19. 1-19 12931 28 Jan 60 Double Feature

20. 1-20 12929 4 Feb 60 List of Death

21. 1-21 12925 11 Feb 60 Solomon

22. 1-22 12920 18 Feb 60 An Act of Terror

23. 1-23 12903 25 Feb 60 An Angry Young Man

24. 1-24 12939 3 Mar 60 The Mask of Jason

25. 1-25 12935 10 Mar 60 A Nice Little Town

26. 1-26 12919 17 Mar 60 Swinging Long Hair

27. 1-27 12905 24 Mar 60 The Wild Reed


12 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?
Review this title | See all 7 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page