Veteran district attorney "Fatman" McCabe solves cases with the help of his easygoing private investigator partner Jake Styles.
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Alan Campbell ...
 Derek Mitchell 103 episodes, 1987-1992
Olga Russell ...
 Lisbeth Berkeley-Smythe 44 episodes, 1989-1992
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Veteran district attorney "Fatman" McCabe solves cases with the help of his easygoing private investigator partner Jake Styles.

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26 September 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Jake und McCabe - Durch dick und dünn  »

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The show's second season was delayed by the Writer's Guild strike of spring-summer 1988 and a wildcat strike by resort workers in November 1988. William Conrad arrived in Hawaii incognito and stayed quiet until the second strike was resolved, to avoid charges of conflict of interest. See more »

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Referenced in Picket Fences: Remote Control (1994) See more »

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Mahalo!!
15 September 2011 | by See all my reviews

Jake & The Fatman was a great experience for me, to participate in many episodes as an extra gave me the opportunity to meet so many talented actors and make many new friends. I truly enjoyed the times that I was asked to be part of all episodes of this great show, I truly enjoyed very much and learned a lot about the TV industry...and the experience led me to more participation in other TV shows shot in Hawaii! Jake & The Fatman was an exciting and wonderful experience for many of us...meeting, socializin and just being next to so many great actors, actresses, and fellow extras were unique moments to treasure Looking forwards to more TV shows in the Future!! Thank you for the Opportunity to have been part of TV history in Hawaii Rolando Sanchez


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