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The Outsider (1967)

TV Movie  -   -  Crime | Drama  -  21 November 1967 (USA)
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Pilot for the detective drama series has Darren McGavin playing David Ross, a hard-nosed, private eye/ex-con hired to tail a woman in an embezzling case which takes a turn when he finds ... See full summary »

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Pilot for the detective drama series has Darren McGavin playing David Ross, a hard-nosed, private eye/ex-con hired to tail a woman in an embezzling case which takes a turn when he finds himself the prime suspect when the woman is found dead in his own office, by his gun. Written by Anonymous

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One of my favorite shows
31 August 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I loved the opening shots: his phone in the refrigerator, old pizza, that gulp of sour milk . . . and the teaser (paraphrased) : "My name is David Ross and you're probably wondering how I got into this mess."

One episode ended with an aerial view of him looking a broken rear-view mirror on his car. There was a note on his windshield. As his voice-over read the letter, the camera panned higher and higher. The note said something like: "Sorry, I broke your mirror. There were several witnesses. They think I'm writing down my name and address. I'm not."

His ups and downs remind me of one of my favorite fictional detectives, Shel Scott, who was always getting in and our of jams.


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