Delvecchio (1976–1977)

TV Series  -   -  Drama | Crime
6.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.9/10 from 91 users  
Reviews: 3 user | 2 critic

The investigations of LAPD detective Dominick Delvecchio, who is also studying to become a lawyer.

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Emmy Awards 2014

We have the winners, photos and more in our 2014 Emmys section.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 22 titles
created 15 Jun 2011
 
a list of 3064 titles
created 01 May 2012
 
a list of 1941 titles
created 05 Apr 2013
 
a list of 390 titles
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 1945 titles
created 6 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Delvecchio" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Delvecchio (1976–1977)

Delvecchio (1976–1977) on IMDb 6.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Delvecchio.

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
1977   1976  
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Taxi (1978–1983)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The staff of a New York City taxicab company go about their job while they dream of greater things.

Stars: Judd Hirsch, Jeff Conaway, Danny DeVito
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

This film, centering on a child's abduction, casts Kate Nelligan as the distraught mother who lashes out at the police (in the person of a relentless detective played by Judd Hirsch), who ... See full summary »

Director: Stanley R. Jaffe
Stars: Kate Nelligan, Judd Hirsch, David Dukes
Lady Liberty (1971)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Maddalena and Michele fall in love in Italy in the 1960s, while working at a meat factory in Emilia stormed by the workers' protest, but their love can't be, because he is married and Italy... See full summary »

Director: Mario Monicelli
Stars: Sophia Loren, William Devane, Gigi Proietti
Mannix (1967–1975)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Mannix worked originally for Wickersham at Intertect and then struck out on his own, assisted by Peggy Fair (whose cop-husband had been killed) and police department contact Tobias.

Stars: Mike Connors, Gail Fisher, Ward Wood
Get Christie Love! (1974–1975)
Drama | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Adventures of sexy & sassy black undercover cop Christie Love.

Stars: Teresa Graves, Charles Cioffi, Jack Kelly
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

In a small California town, attorney Owen Marshall, assisted by several different younger lawyers, defends clients with great compassion for the accused.

Stars: Arthur Hill, Joan Darling, Lee Majors
Petrocelli (1974–1976)
Drama | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

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.... See full summary »

Stars: Barry Newman, Susan Howard, Albert Salmi
240-Robert (1979–1981)
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The missions of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Emergency Services Detail.

Stars: John Bennett Perry, Mark Harmon, Joanna Cassidy
Bronk (1975–1976)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The adventures of detective Alex Bronkov of the Ocean City, California Police Department.

Stars: Jack Palance, Henry Beckman, Tony King
Switch (1975–1978)
Crime | Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

An ex-cop and an ex-con start their own detective agency.

Stars: Robert Wagner, Eddie Albert, Charlie Callas
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A private detective in his early twenties uses his youthful looks to an advantage in his work.

Stars: Barbara Bosson, Dennis Dugan, Robert Hogan
Paris (1979–1980)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Woody Paris, police captain and loving husband, leads his team of detectives through the black and white and gray that constitutes the world of law and order.

Stars: James Earl Jones, Lee Chamberlin, Hank Garrett
Edit

Cast

Complete series cast summary:
...
 Sgt. Dominick Delvecchio / ... (22 episodes, 1976-1977)
...
 Sgt. Paul Shonski / ... (22 episodes, 1976-1977)
...
 Lt. Macavan / ... (22 episodes, 1976-1977)
Mario Gallo ...
 Tomaso Delvecchio (20 episodes, 1976-1977)
Pervis Atkins ...
 Robbie (16 episodes, 1976-1977)
Jay Varela ...
 Rivera / ... (11 episodes, 1976-1977)
Edit

Storyline

Dominick Delvecchio is an integrity-minded, honest police detective who works out of the Washington Heights division of the Los Angeles Police Department. When not screeching tires, rousting bad guys and trading quips with his burly partner Paul Shonski, Delvecchio can usually be found at his father Tomaso's barber shop or cracking the books studying for the bar exam, which he has already flunked more than once. His hard-nosed yet sympathetic boss is Lt. Macavan. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@soltec.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Crime

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

9 September 1976 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(20 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

solid show, precursor of Hill Street Blues
27 July 2000 | by (Mineapolis, MN) – See all my reviews

Delvecchio was a good, solid show with a fine cast. It was on the very edge of being renewed for a second year, and one wonders what Judd Hirsch's career would have been like if his first hit had been a drama rather than a sitcom. Delvecchio was created by Steven Bochco several years before Hill Street Blues. Although it lacked the stylistic innovation of the later show, Delvecchio had equally interesting characters - and some of the actors moved from the one show to the other, most importantly Charles Haid and Michael Conrad. There were even more connections. As 1976 was pre-VCR for me, I made an audio tape of several episodes. Imagine my surprise when I saw a Hill Street episode some years later and found the exact same, line to line, dialogue in one of their plot arcs as in the Delvecchio episode "Bad Shoot." Apparently it was so good it had to be used again!


15 of 15 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Mark Harmon 'Hot Spell' marion-collingwood
Discuss Delvecchio (1976) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?