Private Eye (1987–1988)

TV Series  -   -  Drama
8.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.1/10 from 37 users  
Reviews: write review

This is a detective series set in 1950's Hollywood. Jack Cleary is a (virtuous) cop and his virtue cost him his badge--he tried to expose corruption within his department, and the cops he ... See full summary »

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 26 titles
created 14 Jun 2011
 
a list of 144 titles
created 27 Nov 2012
 
a list of 1941 titles
created 05 Apr 2013
 
a list of 466 titles
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 1945 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Private Eye (1987–1988)

Private Eye (1987–1988) on IMDb 8.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Private Eye.

Season:

1 | unknown

Year:

1988 | 1987
1 nomination. See more awards »
Edit

Cast

Complete series cast summary:
...
 Jack Cleary (7 episodes, 1987-1988)
...
 Lieutenant Charlie Fontana (7 episodes, 1987-1988)
...
 Dottie (7 episodes, 1987-1988)
...
 Johnny Betts (7 episodes, 1987-1988)
Shawn Weatherly
(2 episodes, 1988)
...
 Blonde / ... (2 episodes, 1987-1988)
George Kmeck ...
 Voicebox (2 episodes, 1987)
...
 Hooker (2 episodes, 1987)
Edit

Storyline

This is a detective series set in 1950's Hollywood. Jack Cleary is a (virtuous) cop and his virtue cost him his badge--he tried to expose corruption within his department, and the cops he tried to expose framed him, and subsequently he got thrown off the force. For the next few years, Jack tried to drown his sorrows in the bottle. His brother's a private investigator, when he got killed while on a case, Jack tried to find his killer and did. He would then take over his brother's (private eye) business. Working with him is Johnny Betts, a young man who worked with his brother. And his main contact on the police force is Lt. Fontana, who didn't see eye to eye with Jack when they were on the force but nevertheless, a friend. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

detective

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

13 September 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Private Eye  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(12 episodes)

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Cleary's license plate: California NOP 789. See more »

Quotes

Jack Cleary: Do you love her?
Johnny Betts: To the extent it hurts.
See more »

Connections

Follows Private Eye (1987) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Forgettable show, but Simon-120
I would like the complete series webb-r
I think a show like this should be done now. bdunlap-2
I still remember the theme song Sombfatb
Well done series -- died prematurely Clintessence
Discuss Private Eye (1987) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?