The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo (1979– )

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Sheriff Lobo's the corrupt sheriff from Orly County who appeared in several episodes during the first season of B.J. and the Bear (1978), as B.J.'s occasional nemesis. He now stars in his ... See full summary »

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Complete series cast summary:
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 Sheriff Elroy P. Lobo (38 episodes, 1979-1981)
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 Deputy Birdwell 'Birdie' Hawkins (38 episodes, 1979-1981)
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 Deputy Perkins (38 episodes, 1979-1981)
Janet Curtis-Larson ...
 Margaret Ellen (21 episodes, 1979-1980)
Tara Buckman ...
 Brandy / ... (16 episodes, 1980-1981)
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 Sarah Cumberland / ... (16 episodes, 1979-1980)
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 Sgt. Hildy Jones (15 episodes, 1980-1981)
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 Chief J.E. Carson / ... (15 episodes, 1980-1981)
Amy Botwinick ...
 Peaches (15 episodes, 1980-1981)
Cydney Crampton ...
 Rose Perkins / ... (15 episodes, 1979-1980)
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Sheriff Lobo's the corrupt sheriff from Orly County who appeared in several episodes during the first season of B.J. and the Bear (1978), as B.J.'s occasional nemesis. He now stars in his own series. He is not as corrupt as he was on B.J.'s show, but he is still trying to make a buck by cooking up schemes or hoping to be given the reward money for property he recovers or criminals he apprehends. He is foiled either by the bumbling antics of his deputy, Perkins, or the integrity of his other deputy, Birdie Hawkins. During the show's second season, the naive Governor, who was visiting Orly, was impressed by Lobo's unorthodox methods, appoints him to his crime fighting task force and sends Lobo, Perkins, and Birdie to Atlanta. Now the chief of detectives, whom Lobo reports to, is incredulous as how Lobo can help him, especially after meeting Perkins, so he doesn't assign them to anything important. So Lobo has to steal or grab a case on his own and hopes that the Chief will be impressed.... Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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This show was a quick spin-off of B.J. and the Bear (1978), when that show was an instant hit. However, ratings quickly dried up, and neither show lasted long. To make a more compelling product for syndication, all episodes of both shows were packaged as a bundle titled "The B.J./Lobo Show". See more »

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Referenced in The Simpsons: Rosebud (1993) See more »

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The Ballad of Sheriff Lobo
Sung by Frankie Laine
Words and Music by Glen A. Larson
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Why don't they put this one back on the air as reruns?
28 September 2002 | by See all my reviews

I used to really enjoy watching Lobo and Perkins they were a great comedy team. Sheriff Lobo was a most exquisitly delightful television series I am most sad not to see it on the television at this time I long to see it in reruns in the future. Ten thousand thank yous for the many laughs that I have experienced having wathed this fine show


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