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Release Date:
5 March 1986 (USA) See more »


 (Series Cast [8])

Robby Benson ... Det. Cliff Brady (6 episodes, 1986)

Lainie Kazan ... Rita (6 episodes, 1986)

Art Metrano ... Lt. Iverson (6 episodes, 1986)

Adam Arkin ... Danny Polchek (6 episodes, 1986)

Matt Craven ... Richie Messina (6 episodes, 1986)

Alan North ... Father McCaskey (6 episodes, 1986)

Elizabeth Peña ... Off. Connie Rivera (6 episodes, 1986)
Wendy Goldman (5 episodes, 1986)

Series Directed by
Georg Stanford Brown (1 episode, 1986)
James Frawley (1 episode, 1986)
Paul Krasny (1 episode, 1986)
Stuart Margolin (1 episode, 1986)
John Patterson (1 episode, 1986)
Robert Scheerer (1 episode, 1986)
Series Writing credits
Stephen Neigher (2 episodes, 1986)
Vincent Patrick (2 episodes, 1986)

Series Produced by
Lynn Guthrie .... co-producer (6 episodes, 1986)
Paul Junger Witt .... executive producer (6 episodes, 1986)
Stephen Neigher .... producer (6 episodes, 1986)
Tony Thomas .... executive producer (6 episodes, 1986)
Series Stunts
Rick Avery .... stunt coordinator (unknown episodes)

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Additional Details

30 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Robert Firth, was a starring cast member in the initial version of this project. The first pilot for Tough Cookies had been written as a situation comedy and was taped before a live audience. The original theme song for the show was Show Me Some Respect by Tina Turner. The initial pilot also starred Robbie Benson, Alan Rosenberg, Toni Kalem, Levar Burton, and Robert Pastorelli. Firth played Alfie, a gay prizefighter, who tends bar at the local watering hole, owned by his mother Rita - played by Lainie Kazan.See more »


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