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"Tenspeed and Brown Shoe" This One's Gonna Kill Ya (1980)

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Stephen J. Cannell (created by) and
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Original Air Date:
6 June 1980 (Season 1, Episode 11)
When Lionel investigates the 40-year-old murder of a woman, people start shooting at the partners. Full summary » | Add synopsis »


 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

Ben Vereen ... E.L. 'Tenspeed' Turner

Jeff Goldblum ... Lionel Whitney

John Anderson ... Vernon Laws
James Whitmore Jr. ... Sgt. Bogart

Fred Stuthman ... Jigs Duran
James R. Parkes ... Jergens

Lynn Herring ... Gail

Patricia Gaul ... Capt. Mathews
Bruce Tuthill ... Desk Sergeant
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Stephen J. Cannell ... Stephen J. Cannell

Episode Crew
Directed by
Stephen J. Cannell 
Writing credits
Stephen J. Cannell (created by)

Stephen J. Cannell  written by

Produced by
Juanita Bartlett .... co-executive producer
Alex Beaton .... producer
Chuck Bowman .... producer
Stephen J. Cannell .... executive producer
Original Music by
Pete Carpenter 
Mike Post 
Cinematography by
William Gereghty  (as William F. Gereghty)
Film Editing by
Howard Deane 
Chuck McClelland (film editor)
Christopher Nelson (film editor)
David Rosenbloom (film editor)
Art Direction by
Spencer Deverell 
Set Decoration by
Ron Jeschke 
Costume Design by
Jacques Bellini (original designs)
Makeup Department
Bob Jermain .... makeup artist
Production Management
Edward K. Dodds .... production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Daisy Gerber .... first assistant director
Robert A. Milford .... second assistant director
Art Department
Ken Criswell .... property master
Sound Department
James LaRue .... sound mixer
Jack C. May .... sound effects editor
Dennis Madalone .... stunt coordinator
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Betty Griffin .... wardrobe
Ken Harvey .... wardrobe
Music Department
Pete Carpenter .... musician
Mike Post .... musician
Steve Livingston .... music editor (uncredited)
Other crew
Stephen Dorsch .... script supervisor

Series Crew
These people are regular crew members. Were they in this episode?
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Stephen J. Cannell  created by

Makeup Department
Robert L. Stevenson .... hair department head
Art Department
Kurt V. Hulett .... lead man
Special Effects by
Charles E. Dolan .... special effects supervisor
James Winburn .... stunt double
Production CompaniesDistributors

Additional Details

USA:60 min (with commercials)
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:

Did You Know?

At the police station, Cannell, Stephen J. makes a cameo appearance as essentially himself, the author of the Mark Savage detective novels.See more »


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