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 Ace Crawford (5 episodes, 1983)
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 Toomey (5 episodes, 1983)
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 Inch (5 episodes, 1983)
Dick Christie ...
 Lt. Fanning (5 episodes, 1983)
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 Luana (5 episodes, 1983)
Bill Henderson ...
 Mello (5 episodes, 1983)
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This series was Sam Spade played for broad comedy. Ace Crawford was an incompetent gumshoe whose reputation as an ace detective was maintained by a progression of wild accidents and dumb luck. He was assisted by Toomey, a CPA who truly believed his mystique. Ace's favorite hangout was a wharfside bar run by Inch, mainly because his romantic foil, Luana, was a singer there. Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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