This series Is based on the real-life story of New Jersey detective David Toma. Toma was a master of disguise and undercover work. Toma himself made a cameo appearance in many episodes.

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Edward Hume
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Tony Musante ...  Det. David Toma / ... 23 episodes, 1973-1974
Simon Oakland ...  Inspector Spooner 23 episodes, 1973-1974
Susan Strasberg ...  Patty Toma 23 episodes, 1973-1974
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This series Is based on the real-life story of New Jersey detective David Toma. Toma was a master of disguise and undercover work. Toma himself made a cameo appearance in many episodes.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 March 1973 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Supercop See more »

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Runtime:

(24 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The producers originally wanted to titled the series "Supercop" but David Toma argued against it and convinced them to change the title. See more »

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Followed by Toma: Pilot (1973) See more »

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Better than "Baretta"
10 July 2006 | by andrea-45See all my reviews

I always thought this, the original undercover detective series, was the better as it was a) realistic and gritty, b) based on a true-life individual, and c) always had a cameo of the real Toma in each episode. It was always fun to try to spot David Toma in his background role before getting the "point-out" in the end credits.

OK, so I have to add enough lines for this to be posted. Well, while I wouldn't expend the money to purchase a DVD of the show, if it ever showed up in rerun heaven, I certainly would not be adverse to setting my VCR to pick up the first (and only) season. And I will say I enjoyed (and watched) Baretta, so I might even say the same for that show as well, though I still maintain that "Toma" is the better of the two.


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