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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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Crime | Drama

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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 Young Sheldon: A Financial Secret and Fish Sauce (2018) See more »

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Mahalo!!
15 September 2011 | by sanchezr015See all my reviews

Jake & The Fatman was a great experience for me, to participate in many episodes as an extra gave me the opportunity to meet so many talented actors and make many new friends. I truly enjoyed the times that I was asked to be part of all episodes of this great show, I truly enjoyed very much and learned a lot about the TV industry...and the experience led me to more participation in other TV shows shot in Hawaii! Jake & The Fatman was an exciting and wonderful experience for many of us...meeting, socializin and just being next to so many great actors, actresses, and fellow extras were unique moments to treasure Looking forwards to more TV shows in the Future!! Thank you for the Opportunity to have been part of TV history in Hawaii Rolando Sanchez


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