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Lookwell (1991)

TV Movie  |   |  Comedy  |  July 1991 (USA)
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The former star of a cancelled cop TV show solves crimes. Pilot episode for a TV series that was never picked up.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ron Frazier ...
Detective Kennery
Ann Weldon ...
Deborah Richter ...
Miss Royster
Brian Bradley ...
Desk Sergeant
Chris Barnes ...
Rental Agent
John Capodice ...
Molly Cleator ...
Casting Director
Actor #2 (as Brick Karnes)
Steve Schubert ...
Policeman #1


The former star of a cancelled cop TV show solves crimes. Pilot episode for a TV series that was never picked up.

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A part was written for Donna Rice as herself. But she turned it down. Her character was replaced with Deborah Richter as Miss Royster. See more »


Ty Lookwell: The working class mind is strange and unpredictable.
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Funny, if you get it
13 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This show is really about Adam West. His deadpan delivery and obliviousness to his own shortcomings (or maybe it's denial, tough to tell from just one episode) is really what fuels the comedy here. It's campy and hilarious, but it's mostly a specific type of humor and while there are some jokes that deviate from this basic strategy, the show is not a conventional sitcom (which relies heavily on one-liners). The show is about characterization, specifically that of Lookwell. If you see him interacting with someone for 30 seconds and don't find it funny, it's not for you. If you like West's portrayal as Mayor West on Family Guy, you'll probably find this pilot hilarious and I'd recommend trying to find it online.

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