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Buddy Faro 

TV-PG | | Drama | TV Series (1998)
After vanishing for 20 years, a hip 70's private detective brings his act into the 90's with the help of his young partner Bob and a couple of trusty assistants.

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Mark Frost
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1998   Unknown  
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Dennis Farina ...  Buddy Faro 13 episodes, 1998-2000
Frank Whaley ...  Bob Jones 13 episodes, 1998-2000
Allison Smith ...  Julie Barber 13 episodes, 1998-2000
Charles Robinson ...  El Jefe 13 episodes, 1998-2000
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Storyline

Slick Rat Pack private investigator Buddy Faro disappeared in 1978 following the murder of a woman he fell for. Twenty years later he resurfaces after being located by PI Bob Jones, one of Buddy's fans from way back when. Together they reopen Buddy's PI agency with help from actress Julie Barber and Buddy's disco refugee business partner El Jefe and pick up right where Buddy left off. Written by Jeff Cross <blackjac_1998@yahoo.com>

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He's a private eye who is martini cool with a twist.

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Drama

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 September 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Бади Фарро See more »

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Runtime:

(18 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Dennis Farina plays Buddy Faro. Both farro and farina are the names of wheat products. See more »

Connections

Featured in Target Presents CBS Sneak Peek (1998) See more »

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I agree with Kick in the head.
10 April 2000 | by Crowbot-2See all my reviews

I agree that the best show always get cancelled, while some of the worse ones that I've seen in quite a while from that season, such as: Donny and Marie, Family Law, Greedy grubs want to be a Millionaire and so many more, are still alive and kicking. I loved this show from the begining, and watched everyone of the eight episode aired (12 made). Hey there's always summer rerun haul-ins, so we might briefly see this beauty again. Very unlikely though.


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