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25 September 1985 (USA) See more »
Miami Vice-styled show about Nick, an undercover reporter who works for nationally syndicated Newspoint. Only Mackey, a hustler, ex-con and Nick's main contact on the street, and Alice West, the paper's editor, know his true identity.
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 (Series Cast Summary - 4 of 5)

Nicholas Hormann ... 1985-1986 (18 episodes, 1985-1986)

Nicholas Campbell ... Nick Fox (13 episodes, 1985-1986)

Stoney Jackson ... James Mackey (13 episodes, 1985-1986)

Gail Strickland ... Alice West (13 episodes, 1985-1986)

Series Directed by
Dominic Orlando (unknown episodes)
Bobby Roth (unknown episodes)
Series Writing credits
David Braff (1 episode, 1986)
Alfonse Ruggiero (1 episode, 1986)
Douglas Steinberg (1 episode, 1986)

Michael Ahnemann (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Scott Winant .... co-producer (8 episodes, 1985-1986)
Alfonse Ruggiero .... co-producer (1 episode, 1986)

Bobby Roth .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Series Original Music by
J. Peter Robinson (unknown episodes)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Kelly A. Manners .... first assistant director (unknown episodes)
Series Art Department
Craig Binkley .... property master (8 episodes, 1985-1986)
Bruce Wayne Mecchi .... leadman (8 episodes, 1985-1986)

Sharon Busse .... set designer (unknown episodes)
Series Sound Department
Paul E. Miller .... utility sound (3 episodes, 1985)

Clancy T. Troutman .... supervising sound editor (unknown episodes)
Series Stunts
Gregg Sawaya .... stunt coordinator (2 episodes, 1985)

Andy Gill .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
To Lee .... second assistant camera (unknown episodes)
Bruce Olinder .... gaffer (unknown episodes)
Series Other crew
Harvey Edinoff .... production accountant: Israel (unknown episodes)
Bonnie Jordan .... production coordinator (unknown episodes)

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60 min

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6 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Better than Miami Vice..., 17 May 2006
Author: onawaiowa from United States

I personally loved this show as a high schooler. I've spent the last week searching the internet to try and come up with the name of the show. I thought it was a pretty cool show at the time but short lived. I remember that it was a Phil Collins song that was the theme. If anyone remembers the theme song please post it. It was definitely funnier than Miami Vice. At the time, mid eighties, you either loved Miami Vice or hated it. I could not stand it but couldn't miss The Insiders. I wonder what Stoney Jackson is doing these days? Wish I could purchase the shows somewhere, if anyone knows if this show is available please post it in the comments.

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