A hip 60's detective brings his act into the 90's.

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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 Buddy Faro (13 episodes, 1998-2000)
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 Bob Jones (13 episodes, 1998-2000)
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 Julie Barber (13 episodes, 1998-2000)
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 El Jefe (13 episodes, 1998-2000)
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Slick Rat Pack private investigator Buddy Faro disappeared in 1978 following the murder of a woman he fell for. Twenty years later he resurfaces after being located by PI Bob Jones, one of Buddy's fans from way back when. Together they reopen Buddy's PI agency with help from actress Julie Barber and Buddy's disco refugee business partner El Jefe and pick up right where Buddy left off. Written by Jeff Cross <blackjac_1998@yahoo.com>

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He's a private eye who is martini cool with a twist.

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25 September 1998 (USA)  »

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Бади Фарро  »

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Thirteen episodes of the series were filmed. However, since poor ratings resulted in the show's cancellation, five of those episodes were never broadcast. See more »

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Featured in Target Presents CBS Sneak Peek (1998) See more »

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Thought I was the only one...
8 February 2004 | by (Federal Way, Wa) – See all my reviews

Well, I thought I was the only one who lamented this show's demise. Was just surfing around this site and looked to see if Buddy was listed and lo and behold! "Buddy Faro" was one of the most interestingly-premised new show in quite a while with a great cast and fun to watch. Felt like I was sucker-punched when it was cancelled. Then a few years later, I find another very interesting show, "Push, Nevada" and THAT gets cancelled. That's the last new show I watched. It seems when you get a good off-the-wall new show, people get uncomfortable and go back to watching the formulaic old standbys and the networks go along with that thinking. Didn't mean to rant here...just still upset that this show never was given a real chance to catch on.


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