Charlie's Angels (1976–1981)

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The adventures of three sexy female private eyes.

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Nominated for 7 Golden Globes. Another 5 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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 Kelly Garrett / ... (110 episodes, 1976-1981)
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 John Bosley (110 episodes, 1976-1981)
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 Kris Munroe / ... (87 episodes, 1977-1981)
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 Sabrina Duncan (69 episodes, 1976-1979)
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TV series about a wealthy mystery-man who runs a detective agency via a speaker-phone and his personal assistant, Bosley. His detectives are three beautiful women, who end up in a variety of difficult situations. The cast changed substantially over the life of this show, as actresses left for various movie, TV, and modeling deals. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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The original concept of the Angels was to have one brunette, one red-head and one blonde. Kate Jackson was aboard from the beginning of the project and was set to play the lead angel. Farrah Fawcett was the next to join, filling the blonde role, but then the producers dropped the hair color concept and brought in Jaclyn Smith to complete the trio. Ironically, this hair color concept actually came into being when Tanya Roberts (a red-head) joined the show in the fifth season. See more »

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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Chevy Chase/Billy Joel (1978) See more »

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Jiggle TV
7 July 2006 | by (TCM's Basement) – See all my reviews

For those of you not around for it's original run, Charlie's Angels was not just a hit TV show, it was a phenomenon. Every magazine and rag magazine had a picture of "The Angels" on their covers. Incredibly popular, it all came down to Farrah and her 70's fly away hair, her dazzling toothy smile, her skateboarding pose wearing Addia's, her shampoo, her toothpaste, THE bathing suit poster of the century, and then she was gone. Exiting after only one season Charlie's Angels never was the same again. Bolstered by Jill's kid sister, Kris (Cheryl Ladd) and then others, Charlie's Angels never again climbed to the heights of sheer madness of its first season. Owing its popularity to episodes such as "Angels in Chains" and "Angels on Wheels," it fulfilled many a preadolescence male's fantasy and "Jiggle TV" was born. It may be a period piece today but it was a product of the fun, wacky 1970's that gave it birth.


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