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" (1979)_, as B.J.'s occasional nemesis. He now stars in ... 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)
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 Sarah Cumberland / ... (17 episodes, 1979-1980)
Tara Buckman ...
 Brandy / ... (16 episodes, 1980-1981)
Cydney Crampton ...
 Rose Perkins / ... (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)
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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" (1979)_, 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 aassign them to anything important. So Lobo has to steal or grab a case on his own and hopes that the Chief will be ... 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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The Ballad of Sheriff Lobo
Sung by Frankie Laine
Words and Music by Glen A. Larson
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No regrets
13 February 2002 | by (Madrid, Spain) – See all my reviews

Ok, I was only ten or so when I saw this show in my country, but, in spite of what some people can say, it used to make me laugh a lot. I barely remember much about the show, but the fact that sheriff Lobo and his relative (I think he was brother-in-law) most of the times ended up in some wacky situation or failing to success.

Despite the possible flaws it might have, Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo was better than most of the crap nowadays airing anywhere in the world.

Although TV shows cannot be rated like movies here, I would give this show a seven or so.


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