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

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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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A Clever Caper that was Crushed
14 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

BUDDY FARO should be on DVD! At least as fun as "Get Shorty", "Midnight Run" or "Analyze This!", this "crime" show deserved to be on for many, many seasons. I saw all the broadcast episodes and they never ran out of good stories, jokes or ideas. Dennis Farina made Buddy a believable character: from the dregs to dude-dom. Frank Whaley could have been the re-incarnation of W.C. Fields' "Bank Dick." Another part of the overall fun were the sets and decor and the lush, even lurid color photography. All in all a terrific show. Calling Dennis Farina: get the rights/permissions and issue this on DVD. It worked for that other delicious oddment, "Wonderfalls."


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