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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:
...  Jason Lochinvar 'Fatman' McCabe 103 episodes, 1987-1992
...  Jake Styles 103 episodes, 1987-1992
Alan Campbell ...  Derek Mitchell 103 episodes, 1987-1992
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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26 September 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Jake und McCabe - Durch dick und dünn  »

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(100 episodes) | (3 episodes)

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Most of the show's episodes are named after well-known songs from the Swing Era. See more »

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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Bill Murray/Sting (1993) See more »

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Too much Penney, not enough Conrad
21 May 2018 | by See all my reviews

This was an OK show. William Conrad, notable for being one of the greatest actors in radio history--certainly among the top ten on any list--adds his memorable presence. Penney gets a lot of screen time as he runs around doing legwork and handling the action aspects. To me, Penney was always a fairly generic sleek good-looking type. I thought he was about adequate in the role, but I also thought any of three dozen actors could have done it as well. But William Conrad! He was a talent for the ages.


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