Texas billionaire J.J. Starbuck drives around the country in a 1961 Lincoln convertible, with horns on the hood, acting as a private detective solving crimes. He charms the police and ... See full summary »
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1988   1987  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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Dale Robertson ...  Jerome Jeremiah 'J.J.' Starbuck 16 episodes, 1987-1988
Shawn Weatherly ...  Jill Starbuck 13 episodes, 1987-1988
Jimmy Dean ...  Charlie Bullets 9 episodes, 1987-1988
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Texas billionaire J.J. Starbuck drives around the country in a 1961 Lincoln convertible, with horns on the hood, acting as a private detective solving crimes. He charms the police and anyone else in his way and never charges the victims anything for solving the crime. In 1988, he acquired an assistant, "Tenspeed" Turner, a con man who helps him out, often in a disguise. Written by J.E. McKillop <jmckillo@notes.cc.bellcore.com>

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Ben Vereen originally played the role of E.L. 'Tenspeed' Turner 8 years before on another Stephen J. Cannell production, Tenspeed and Brownshoe (1980), costarring Jeff Goldblum. See more »

Quotes

Starbuck: If you want something done, find the busiest person to do it.
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Spun-off from Tenspeed and Brown Shoe (1980) See more »

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Gone Again
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Sung by Ronnie Milsap
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26 September 1987 (USA) See more »

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