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Charlie's Angels 

A wealthy mystery man named Charlie runs a detective agency via a speakerphone and his personal assistant, John Bosley. His detectives are three beautiful women, who end up in a variety of difficult situations.

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Jaclyn Smith ...  Kelly Garrett / ... 110 episodes, 1976-1981
David Doyle ...  John Bosley 110 episodes, 1976-1981
Cheryl Ladd ...  Kris Munroe / ... 87 episodes, 1977-1981
Kate Jackson ...  Sabrina Duncan 69 episodes, 1976-1979
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Television series about a wealthy mystery man who runs a detective agency via a speakerphone and his personal assistant, John Bosley. His detectives are three beautiful women, who end up in a variety of difficult situations. The cast changed substantially over the life of this show, as actresses left for various movie, television, and modelling deals. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 March 1976 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Alley Cats See more »

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Runtime:

(106 episodes) | (116 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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Trivia

The series had two alternate titles: "The Alley Cats" and "Harry's Angels". See more »

Goofs

Throughout the series a shot of the Townsend Agency building with the Angel's cars out front is used whenever establishing the next scene. Which cars are out front rarely match which Angels are in next office scene. See more »

Quotes

[Opening Narration]
Charlie: Once upon a time, there were three little girls who went to the Police Academy; and they were each assigned very hazardous duties. But I took them away from all that, and now they work for me. My name is Charlie.
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Three Beautiful Detectives...What More Could A Man Want?
22 September 2002 | by Big Movie FanSee all my reviews

I loved Charlies Angels very much. Okay, I could ignore the cheezy plots because in front of me each week were three beautiful young ladies working as private detectives.

The original girls were Farrah Fawcett-Majors as Jill Monroe, Kate Jackson as Sabrina Duncan and Jaclyn Smith as Kelly Garrett. They were my favourite line up in the show. Their bosses were John Bosley (played by the late David Doyle) and the faceless Charlie Townsend (voiced by John Forsythe).

Each week the girls happened to go undercover on a case which required them to strip down in places such as health-spas and holiday camps. They used their seductive (and detective) skills to bring down the bad guys.

It was fun throughout even when the line-up changed and there were some really weird and surreal episodes at times. But who cares-when you've got three lovely women on the screen, great plots matter little.


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