A slick, street-smart private eye and top disguise artist solves various crimes with a little help from his friends and also takes care of his dad, a bar owner.
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 Sonny Spoon (15 episodes, 1988)
Terry Donahoe ...
 Carolyn Gilder (15 episodes, 1988)
Bob Wieland ...
 Johnny Skates (15 episodes, 1988)
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 Mel Spoon (10 episodes, 1988)
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 Monique (9 episodes, 1988)
Joe Shea ...
 Lucius DeLuce (9 episodes, 1988)
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Sonny Spoon, a young con man, pulls elaborate scams to steal money from the crooked, aided by his father, an experienced con man himself, and his circle of criminal friends. Written by <crow_steve@hotmail.com>

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This was a fun show! Too short lived!
8 October 1998 | by (Rochester, NY) – See all my reviews

I used to watch this on Armed Forces Radio and Television Services in Germany. I thought this show was great.

Mario would use some great disguises. Great action. Too bad I only saw it for one season (and in the military, most shows are seen one season after it's normal air season in the states). I think I only got to see maybe 5 episodes. If this is ever on in re-runs on TV-Land or TNT, you try to watch it, but with only 9 episodes, we may not ever see it again. Comedy/Drama.

Like 'Leverage' on TNT. I would not compare it to 'Robin Hood' but it's very similar in (UPDATED 02OCT09)


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