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Jake and the Fatman 

Veteran district attorney "Fatman" McCabe solves cases with the help of his easygoing private investigator partner Jake Styles.
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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
William Conrad ...  Jason Lochinvar 'Fatman' McCabe 103 episodes, 1987-1992
Joe Penny ...  Jake Styles 103 episodes, 1987-1992
Alan Campbell Alan Campbell ...  Derek Mitchell 103 episodes, 1987-1992
Olga Russell Olga Russell ...  Lisbeth Berkeley-Smythe 44 episodes, 1989-1992
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Veteran district attorney "Fatman" McCabe solves cases with the help of his easygoing private investigator partner Jake Styles.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 September 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jake und McCabe - Durch dick und dünn See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(100 episodes) | (3 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

One of the producers of Jake and the Fatman was Fred Silverman, who, when working as a CBS programming executive years before told Cannon producer Quinn Martin that a show with a fat lead character would not fly...of course Cannon did make it to television and was very successful. Both series, of course, starred William Conrad. See more »

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Referenced in The Big Bang Theory: The Proton Transmogrification (2014) See more »

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more than crime serie
16 July 2018 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

I saw this serie for William Conrad performance. and, sure, for his dog. and the resemblace between them. in same measure, for the inspired architecture of each episode. and, sure, for the humor. because it remains more than a great crime serie. but one of the most energetic shows, and good example of the build of contrast in the portrait of lead characters.


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