Petrocelli (1974–1976)

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1976 | 1975 | 1974
Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »
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 Anthony J. Petrocelli (44 episodes, 1974-1976)
Susan Howard ...
 Maggie Petrocelli (44 episodes, 1974-1976)
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 Pete Ritter (44 episodes, 1974-1976)
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Tony Petrocelli is an Italian-American Harvard-educated lawyer who gave up the big money and frenetic pace of major-metropolitan life to practice in a sleepy city in the American Southwest. He and wife Maggie live in a trailer in the country while waiting for their new house to be built, and travel around in a beat-up old pickup truck. For a quiet rural area, Petrocelli seems to have no trouble running into his share of murderers to defend. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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During the opening credits, there is a scene showing Petrocelli's office window on the second floor of an old building that says "Navajo Indian Trading Post" on the side. That remodeled building, which was a curio shop, still stands in downtown Tucson, AZ. See more »

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Follows The Lawyer (1970) See more »

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Best TV show ever
12 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Barry Newman brought a Jewish profile to a Boston Italian lawyer and pulled it off perfectly. Great pathos on Mr. Newman's part, especially once a week when he would sneer up his lips on one side of his face and say, in a long drawn out drawl,...'yyeaahhh', "Pete" (his P.I., the Underrated Albert Salmi... or "Maggie" if he was talking to his wife)..this kid's innocent...we'll prove it." And his perfect presentation at the end of each episode..."Your Honor, I would like to offer yet ANOTHER version of the events of that night...) It was a great show which, just like "Harry O" in the same time frame, was lost in the mass of more popular Crime Dramas and prematurely cancelled.


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