Murphy's Law (1988–1989)

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 Daedalus Patrick Murphy (5 episodes, 1988-1989)
Maggie Han ...
 Kimiko Fannuchi (5 episodes, 1988-1989)
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 Wesley Harden (5 episodes, 1988-1989)
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 Kathleen Danforth (5 episodes, 1988-1989)
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Based on the "Trace" series of detective novels by Warren Murphy featuring the character Devlin Tracy, an unlicensed insurance fraud investigator our of Las Vegas. See more »

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Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #22.14 (2005) See more »

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Should not have been canceled
20 March 2003 | by (phoenix, az) – See all my reviews

I remember really, really enjoying this show. It had fantastic writing and great rapport between its actors. I had high hopes for a long run. No such luck for this show. Despite the above mentioned qualities, it was canceled after one season.

I thought that both George Segal and Maggie Han did a great job with unorthodox characters. Who ever heard of an ex-alcoholic insurance investigator living with a extremely beautiful Asian model? Their living situation was even more odd. The apartment they shared was basically one big room, so their respective areas were separated by a wool blanket hung from the ceiling. It was one of the few shows with an Asian character that wasn't terribly pigeonholed into a typical Asian stereotype. Her character was a breath of fresh air in the late 80's.

If you ever get a chance to catch it in reruns, I highly recommend watching it.


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