The cases of the US Federal Bureau of Investigation.
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 Inspector Lewis Erskine (241 episodes, 1965-1974)
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 Arthur Ward (241 episodes, 1965-1974)
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 Special Agent Tom Colby / ... (161 episodes, 1966-1974)
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Cases, based on real FBI files, were handled by Inspector Lewis Erskine and several coworkers over the years. Erskine reported to Arthur Ward, assistant to the director of the FBI. Written by J.E. McKillop <jmckillo@notes.cc.bellcore.com>

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16 September 1965 (USA)  »

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(239 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

For this series, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., was provided with an FBI identification card that had a recent photograph of him, fingerprints from his Army service, and an identification number that was only one digit less than a genuine number. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Barney Miller: Atomic Bomb (1977) See more »

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F.B.I. Theme
by Bronislau Kaper
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Please Bring Back this Great TV Series!
26 November 2002 | by (Allentown, PA) – See all my reviews

I remember watching this great crime drama as a child every Sunday night with my Father. He was a big fan of the show and I got to be one also. Ephrem Zimbelist Jr. was great in the part and the stories were always very believable. I think this was one of the best crime dramas ever made. (I'd rank this one up there with Dragnet.)

My complaint is: Please bring back this wonderful series in reruns! I do not think I've seen it since it went off the air in 1974 and I'd love to see it again. It's hard to believe a great show like this was never shown in syndication.

The great shows are the ones that are many times overlooked.


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