McCoy has expensive tastes with an equally costly lifestyle offset with a gambling problem. To make ends meet he becomes a con man relieving others of their ill gotten gains with the aid of Gideon, a nightclub comedian.
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McCoy has expensive tastes with an equally costly lifestyle offset with a gambling problem. To make ends meet he becomes a con man relieving others of their ill gotten gains with the aid of Gideon, a nightclub comedian.

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The floating fourth
22 September 2016 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

McCoy was a series that was part of that floating fourth for the NBC Mystery Movie with the stalwart three of McMillan&Wife, McCloud, and Columbo. NBC never could get a steady participant there.

McCoy was not a good fit for the slot because the other three series mentioned were about law enforcement officials, unusual ones to be sure, but people enforcing the law. McCoy was a conman, he conned rich suckers to be sure, but not because he was Robin Hood. He just had an expensive lifestyle and was a degenerate gambler.

Tony Curtis starred as McCoy. I think this might have made a nice feature film series. But it was an odd man out on television.


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