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
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 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)  »

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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 Saturday Night Live: Bill Murray/Sting (1993) See more »

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They always cancel the best ones first.
16 December 1999 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Why was this series cancelled? With the exception of Hunter, it was probably the best detective show since William Conrad starred in Cannon. Conrad played the eccentric district attorney, J. L. McCabe, with his ever-present dog Max to the hilt, and Joe Penny played detective Jake Styles just as well. The interplay of McCabe's and Styles's personalities added much to the mix.


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