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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 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 (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 Zak McKracken Between Time and Space (2008) 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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It's Back...Kinda
5 January 2009 | by (Knoxville, TN) – See all my reviews

Hey.

RTN is showing this series (perhaps along with B.J. & The Bear?) on Sunday afternoons/evenings.

When it was running the first time, the NBC affiliate for Tampa Bay refused to air it in its network-mandated time slot for something else (I forget just what) and put it on some horrible late-night slot on Sunday night/Monday morning. So I saw the tail end of an episode for the very first time yesterday.

I don't know if I would have liked it back in '79~'80 when I was turning teenager and was beginning to get overloaded on car chase genre action shows. This show is just so TYPICAL. You have the old man Sheriff, the goof-ball deputy, the pretty-boy deputy, and then the usual Central Casting darlings you see in all these shows. The writing and production values are standard-level, neither all that great or all that awful. No wonder it never clicked like some of the others had at that time.

Okay...I'll say one thing in defense of this series--it was better than "Border Pals."


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