Guy Hanks is a criminologist who works for the New York Police Department. After winning the lottery, he retires. But feeling bored, he occasionally helps his friend, Detective Adam Sully, whenever he is stumped.
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 Barbara Lorenz 15 episodes, 1994-1995
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 M.E. John Chapman 14 episodes, 1994-1995
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Guy Hanks is a criminologist who works for the New York Police Department. After winning the lottery, he retires. But feeling bored, he occasionally helps his friend, Detective Adam Sully, whenever he is stumped.

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21 September 1994 (USA)  »

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The series was developed by William Link ("Columbo," "Murder, She Wrote") for Bill Cosby after Cosby expressed interest in doing a mystery series. See more »

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I thought that it was a great show.
7 August 2012 | by See all my reviews

I really enjoyed The Cosby Mysteries. The cast was outstanding and the mysteries were fun. The characters were all slightly eccentric but the relationships were very real. Each episode was a mystery but the relationships were equally as important to the stories as the who did its. I think that this show may have been way before its time. To me, it had a very similar vibe as "Bored to Death" another great mystery series that was on HBO more than twenty years after The Cosby Mysteries. I am sorry that more people didn't find The Cosby Mysteries as enjoyable as I did. Perhaps Mr. Cosby will revisit this one day and it will reach a wider audience and be as popular as I think that it deserved to be.


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