Guy Hanks is a criminologist who works for the New York Police Department. After winning the lottery, he retires. But feeling bored, he occasionally helps his friend, Detective Adam Sully, whenever he is stumped.
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
James Naughton ...  Det. Sully 18 episodes, 1994-1995
Bill Cosby ...  Guy Hanks 18 episodes, 1994-1995
Yasiin Bey ...  Dante 16 episodes, 1994-1995
Rita Moreno ...  Angie Corea 16 episodes, 1994-1995
Lynn Whitfield ...  Barbara Lorenz 15 episodes, 1994-1995
Robert Stanton ...  M.E. John Chapman 14 episodes, 1994-1995
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Guy Hanks is a criminologist who works for the New York Police Department. After winning the lottery, he retires. But feeling bored, he occasionally helps his friend, Detective Adam Sully, whenever he is stumped.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 September 1994 (USA) See more »

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Cosby indaga See more »

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Runtime:

| (19 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color
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The series was developed by William Link ("Columbo," "Murder, She Wrote") for Bill Cosby after Cosby expressed interest in doing a mystery series. See more »

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Referenced in Portlandia: The Fiancée (2015) See more »

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An enjoyable Cosby show
5 March 2003 | by kevinhortonSee all my reviews

This was an enjoyable mystery show. Cosby's always great, and as I remember, so was the rest of the cast. He and Mos Def had good chemistry. Some funny generational clash there. The show had a Law and Order feel to it, and I enjoyed every episode I saw. A good mix of comedy and intrigue.

Bill Cosby never fails to amaze me. It's seems he can do everything. Too bad we're not seeing more from him. He's got so much to offer.


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