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Ace Crawford... Private Eye 

Ace Crawford is an incompetent gumshoe whose reputation as an ace detective is maintained by a progression of wild accidents and dumb luck. He is assisted by Toomey, a CPA who truly ... See full summary »

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Ron Clark, Tim Conway

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Tim Conway ...  Ace Crawford 5 episodes, 1983
Joe Regalbuto ...  Toomey 5 episodes, 1983
Billy Barty ...  Inch 5 episodes, 1983
Bill Henderson ...  Mello 5 episodes, 1983
Shera Danese ...  Luana 5 episodes, 1983
Richard Christie ...  Lt. Fanning 5 episodes, 1983
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Ace Crawford is an incompetent gumshoe whose reputation as an ace detective is maintained by a progression of wild accidents and dumb luck. He is assisted by Toomey, a CPA who truly believed his mystique. Ace's favorite hangout is a wharfside bar run by Inch, mainly because his romantic foil, Luana, is a singer there. Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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Comedy | Mystery

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 March 1983 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

(13 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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