CTVA US Crime - "Burke'sLaw" (Aaron Spelling)(1994-95) starring Gene Barry

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Gene Barry Series:
Bat Masterson (1959-63)  - Burke's Law (1963-66)
 - The Name of The Game  (1968-71)
The Adventurer (UK)(ITC) (1972)   -  Burke's Law (1994-95)
Burke's Law (1994-95)
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BURKE'S LAW (1994-95)
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  Produced by Spelling Television, Inc.
Executive Producers Aaron Spelling and E. Duke Vincent

Co-Executive Producer James L. Conway
Supervising Producer Joel J. Feigenbaum
Produced by Abby Singer
based on characters created by Frank D.Gilroy
Developed by James L. Conway
Creative Consultant Bruce Franklin Singer

executive story consultant Thomas C. Chapman
associate producer Avery C. Drewe
executive in charge of production Gail M. Patterson
executive in charge of post production Kenneth Miller

US Police Detective series 1994-95 pilot + 26 episodes x 60 min color
starring
Gene Barry
as Captain Amos Burke
also
Peter Barton as Peter Burke
Bever-Leigh Banfield as Lily Morgan
Danny Kamekona as Henry, the chauffeur
recurring guest star  Dom DeLuise as Vinnie

Premise:
The millionaire Homicide Captain is a bit older, but still working cases,
now with his son Peter. With his chauffeur Henry driving the Rolls Royce,
Amos Burke was hot on the trail of the most dastardly murderers. By the
end of the episode, he revealed the killer: Burke's Law. (Some things never change.)

'Burke's Law (1994)' theme music  by John E. Davis

'Burke's Law (1963)' theme music  by Herschel Burke Gilbert

############### Burke's Law ##################
############## Season 1 1994 ################
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1.00 [00] Burke's Law: WHO KILLED THE STARLET? (pilot)
(aka LULLABY AND GOODNIGHT)
<1493-001>
7Jan94
directed by Dennis Dugan
Guest Starring in Alphabetical Order:
Polly Bergen
Gerald McRaney
Bret Michaels
Michelle Philips
George Segal
Grant Show

1.01 [--] Burke's Law: WHO KILLED THE FASHION KING?
prod. no. 3094-002
14Jan94
Written by Bruce Frank-Singer
Directed by Richard Lang
Guest Starring in Alphabetical Order:
Josie Bissett
Carol Channing
Dom DeLuise
James Eckhouse
Robert Guillaume (Benson)
William Katt
NM
Connie Stevens

1.02 [--] Burke's Law: WHO KILLED NICK HAZARD?
prod. no. 3094-003
21Jan94
Written by Joel J. Feigenbaum
Directed by Dennis Dugan
Guest Starring in Alphabetical Order:
Dom DeLuise
Buddy Ebsen (Barnaby Jones)
Anne Francis (as Honey Best send up of Honey West)
Martin Kove (from Cagney &Lacey)
Jameson Parker
Tanya Roberts (Charlie's Angels)
Special Apperarance by: (end credits)
Edd Brynes (Kookie)
Robert Saachi .... Nick Hazard (Humphrey Bogart look-a-like)
A guest star line-up of ex-TV detectives.

1.03 [--] Burke's Law: WHO KILLED THE BEAUTY QUEEN?
<3094-001>
28Jan94
directed by Alan J. Levi
Guest Starring in Alphabetical Order:
Jennifer Aniston ..... Linda Campbell
Elizabeth Berkley .... Heather Charles
Diahann Carroll
Joanna Cassidy
Paul Johansson
Dean Stockwell
Alan Thicke

1.04 [--] Burke's Law: WHO KILLED THE HOST AT THE ROAST?
<3094-004>
4Feb94
written by Michael Lewis Barry & Gene Barry
directed by Richard Lang
Guest Starring in Alphabetical Order:
Milton Berle
Jack Carter
Corey Feldman
Elliot Gould ........... TV Show Producer
Gavin Macleod (The Love Boat)
Rue McClanahan ......... Tricksy (The Golden Girls)
Ed McMahon
Tracy Scoggins ......... Roxanne North (The Colbys)
Peter Scolari (Newhart)
Tori Spelling .......... Mary McKenna
When a comedian is electrocuted during the dinner in his honour, Amos and Peter race to discover the
mystery woman who is the main beneficiary of his will - before the killer gets to her.

1.05 [--] Burke's Law: WHO KILLED ALEXANDER THE GREAT?
prod. no. 3094-005
4Mar94
Teleplay by Jack Blasberg
Story by Jack Blasberg, William Link and Richard Levinson
Directed by Charles Correll, Richard Lang
Guest Starring in Alphabetical Order:
Mellissa Sue Anderson
John Astin
Tom Bosley
Dom DeLuise
Meagen Fay
Mark Hamill (Star Wars)
Roddy McDowall
Audrey Meadows
One of the world's top magicians is murdered.

1.06 [--] Burke's Law: WHO KILLED THE SOAP STAR?
<3094-006>
11Mar94
written by Sean Clark
directed by Richard Lang
Guest Starring in Alphabetical Order:
Army Archerd ............ Himself
James Brolin
Dom DeLuise
David Fuastino
Bonnie Franklin
George Marshall Ruge ... the Coach
John Schneider
Hunter Tylo
Amos hunts the killer of a soap star.

1.07 [--] Burke's Law: WHO KILLED ROMEO?
<3094-007>
1Apr94
written by Roger Lowenstein
directed by Chris Hibler
Guest Starring in Alphabetical Order:
Dick Butkus
Dom DeLuise
Morgan Fairchild
Eva Gabor
Florence Henderson
Finola Hughes
Ken Kercheval
Tiffani-Amber Thiessen
Ian Ogilvy as Romeo
also
Jesse White
The millionaire cop probes the death of a hairdressing Lothario.

1.08 [--] Burke's Law: WHO KILLED THE LEGAL EAGLE?
prod. no. 3094-008 >
8Apr84
Written by Joel J. Feigenbaum & James L. Conway
Directed by Richard Lang
Guest Starring in Alphabetical Order:
Kristian Alfonso
Dave Coulier
Dom DeLuise
Sherman Helmsley
Linda Purl
David Rasche
Claire Yarlett
Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.
also (end credits)
Penny Santon .......... Mrs Piatti
An unpopular personal-injury lawyer is killed.

1.09 [--] Burke's Law: WHO KILLED GOODTIME CHARLIE?
<3094-009>
15Apr94
Written by Bruce Franklin Singer
Directed by Jefferson Kibbee
Guest Stars in Alphabetical Order:
Rick Dees
Dom DeLuise
Kevin Dobson
Mary Frann
Don Knotts
Martin Mull
Jane Sibbett
Parker Stevenson
Amos investigates the case of a large ice cube which
bears a startling resemblance to a dead human being.
There is also a reference to Gene Barry's western
series 'Bat Masterson' (1958-60 108 episodes x 30 min)

1.10 [--] Burke's Law: WHO KILLED THE ROMANCE?
<3094-010>
29Apr94
directed by Gilbert Shilton
Guest Starring in Alphabetical Order:
Donald Diamont
Shirley Jones
Brian Kieth
Tracy Nelson
Valerie Perrine
Stella Stevens
A blast in Malibu Beach kills a novelist. But was it accidental?

1.11 [--] Burke's Law: WHO KILLED SKIPPY'S MASTER
prod. no. 3094-011
6May94
Written by Thomas S. Chapman
Directed by Christian I. Nyby II
Guest Starring in Alphabetical Order:
Stephanie Beacham
Morgan Brittany
Dom DeLuise
Steve Lawrence
Dusty Rhodes
Dick Van Patten
and
Barkley as Skippy
The human owner of a star canine bites the dust at a dog show, but who was it that put him down?

1.12 [--] Burke's Law: WHO KILLED THE ANCHORMAN?
<3094-012>
13May94
Written by James L. Conway and Joel J. Feigenbaum
Directed by Gilbert Shilton
Guest Starring in Alphabetical Order:
Gary Collins
Mike Connors
Dom DeLuise
Erin Gray
David Leisure
Gail O' Grady
Meshach Taylor
Shortly after a TV producer makes the rash claim that
ratings would jump if their anchorman was shot, guess what happens.

############### Burke's Law ##################
############## Season 2 1994 ################
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2.01 [13] Burke's Law: WHO KILLED THE WORLD'S GREATEST CHEF?
prod. no. 3094-015
21Mar95
written by Michael Lewis Barry and Gene Barry
directed by Michael Lange
Guest Starring in Alphabetical Order:
Melody Anderson
Frankie Avalon
Dom DeLuise
Marty Ingels
Kathleen Robertson
Barbara Rush
Doug Savant
Shadoe Stevens
The prime suspect may be the woman holding a smoking
gun who jumped out of his birthday cake. But who's the one pulling her strings?

2.02 [14] Burke's Law: WHO KILLED THE MOTORCAR MAVERICK?
<3094-023>
14Apr95
written by Joel J. Feigenbaum
directed by Gus Trikonis
Guest Starring in Alphabetical Order:
Elizabeth Ashley
David Birney
Jon Cypher
Dom DeLuise
Erik Estrada
Debi Mazar
Pat Morita

2.03 [15] Burke's Law: WHO KILLED THE GADGET MAN?
<3094-014>
21Apr95
written by Chris Brancanto
directed by Dennis Dugan
Guest Starring in Alphabetical Order:
Thomas Calabro
Dom DeLuise
Nicole Eggert
Pat Harrington
Howard Hesseman
Shirley Jones
Vicki Lawrence
Rita Moreno
A telly gadget salesman earns the wrath of disgruntled inventors.

2.04 [16] Burke's Law: WHO KILLED THE HIGHEST BIDDER?
<3094-013>
28Apr95
written by Bruce Franklin Singer
directed by Chip Chalmers
Guest Starring in Alphabetical Order:
Loni Anderson
Cyd Charise
Natalie Core
Marcia Cross
Dom DeLuise
Margot Kidder
Doug McClure
Charles Shaughnessy
Amos Burke investigates a murder at an auction house.

2.05 [17] Burke's Law: WHO KILLED MR. GAME SHOW?
5May95 <3094-018>
directed by Gus Trikonis
Guest Starring in Alphabetical Order:
Richard Karn
Sally Kellerman
Lauren Lane
Peter Marshall
Belinda Montgomery
Lyle Waggoner

2.06 [18] Burke's Law: WHO KILLED THE LIFEGUARD?
25May95 <3094-026>
directed by Jefferson Kibbee
Guest Starring in Alphabetical Order:
Downtown Julie Brown
Robert Desiderio
Debbee Dunning
Samantha Eggar
Catherine Hicks
Paul Satterfield

2.07 [19] Burke's Law: WHO KILLED THE CENTERFOLD?
1Jun95 <3094-022>
written by Chris Brancato
directed by Noel Nosseck
Guest Starring in Alphabetical Order:
Anthony Geary
Robert Goulet
Leann Hunley
Perry King
Romy Walthall

2.08 [20] Burke's Law: WHO KILLED MOVIE MOGUL?
8Jun95 <3094-024>
directed by Tony Mordente
Guest Starring in Alphabetical Order:
Jason Bateman
Joseph Bologna
Crystal Chappel
Christine Elise
Carol Potter
Robert Vaughn

2.09 [21] Burke's Law: WHO KILLED THE TOYMAKER?
15Jun95 <3094-019>
written by James L. Conway
directed by Gilbert Shilton
Guest Starring in Alphabetical Order:
June Allison
Pricilla Barnes
J.D. Daniels
Dom Deluise
Bill Fagerbakke
Peter Graves
Adam West ....... The Toymaker

2.10 [22] Burke's Law: WHO KILLED COCK-A-DOODLE DOOLEY?
22Jun95 <3094-020>
directed by Mike Vejar
Guest Starring in Alphabetical Order:
Herbert Edelman
Tawny Kitaen
Dan Lauria
Robert Mandan (Soap)
Doris Roberts (Remmington Steele)

2.11 [23] Burke's Law: WHO KILLED THE KING OF THE COUNTRY CLUB?
Prod. no. 3094-016
6July95
Written by Joel J. Fleigenbaum
Directed by Dennis Dugan
Director of Photography David J. Plenn
Guest Starring in Alphabetical Order:
Jed Allan (murder victim)
Dom DeLuise
Greg Evigan
Carl Gordon .... Archie Cook
Harvey Korman .... Dr. John Richmond
Darren McGavin .... Conrad Hill
Marion Ross .... Frances Farnsworth
Sheree J. Wilson .... Jensen Farnsworth
Featuring: (end credits)
Denice D. Lewis ......... Emily
Badiene Magaziner ....... Beverly
Tanya Wright ............ Scrub Nurse
Stacie Foster ........... The Pro-Shop Clerk

2.12 [24] Burke's Law: WHO KILLED THE SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS?
13July95 <3094-021>
Written by Stanley Ralph Ross
Directed by Tony Mordente
Guest Starring in Alphabetical Order:
Jack Coleman (Dynasty)
Robert Culp
Dom DeLuise
Nancy Everhard
Monte Markham
Heather Medway
Loretta Swit

2.13 [25] Burke's Law: WHO KILLED THE HOLLYWOOD HEADSHRINKER?
20July95
Prod. no. 3094-025
Written by Bruce Franklin Singer
Directed by Walter Grauman
Guest Starring in Alphabetical Order:
Gary Burghoff
Jeff Conaway (murder victim)
Dom DeLuise
Marla Gibbs
Paula Prentiss
Jake Steinfeld
Hunter Tylo

2.14 [26] Burke's Law: WHO KILLED THE TENNIS ACE? (final episode)
<3094-017>
27July95
written by William Conway
directed by Gilbert Shilton
director of photography David J. Plenn
music by Eddie Arkin
Guest Starring in Alphabetical Order:
Mary Crosby .......... Heather Bonham
Dom DeLuise
Michael Nouri ........ Judd Timmons
Stephanie Romanov .... Liza Dean
Nana Visitor ......... Patricia Jackson
William Windom ....... Dale Montrose
special appearance by
Bubba Smith
also starring
Matthew Ashford

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