Amateur detectives Nick and Nora Charles investigate various crimes.
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2   1  
1959   1958   1957  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
Peter Lawford ...  Nick Charles 72 episodes, 1957-1959
Phyllis Kirk ...  Nora Charles / ... 72 episodes, 1957-1959
Asta Asta ...  Asta 72 episodes, 1957-1959
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Storyline

Nick Charles, an ex-private detective, marries Nora and lives in a luxurious Park Avenue apartment in New York City. Nick's former underworld friends still hang around and get him involved in a number of crimes that he solves. Beatrice Dane is a beautiful con artist using the alias "Blondie Collins" and Nora finds it difficult to be hospitable to her. Written by J.E. McKillop <jmckillo@notes.cc.bellcore.com>

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Genres:

Comedy | Mystery

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 September 1957 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ella, él y Asta See more »

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Mono (Westrex Recording System)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Between 7:10 and 7:35pm GMT on November 22, 1963, an episode of The Thin Man (1957) was being shown on the Irish television channel Telefís Éireann (now RTÉ One) when it was announced that U.S. President John F. Kennedy had been shot during a visit to Dallas, Texas. The series' star Peter Lawford was Kennedy's brother-in-law as he was married to his younger sister Patricia Kennedy from 1954 to 1966. See more »

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Spun-off from The Thin Man (1934) See more »

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A bit of a classic
8 August 2000 | by bss-3See all my reviews

I remember this series so well. I was 5 years old. It seems there are no prints of this series. I think the dog was called Rusty. The show just had class and Peter Lawford, the star. Anyone with information please make contact


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