CTVA US Crime - "Richie Broklcleman, Private Eye" (Stephen J.Cannell/Univ/NBC) (1978) Dennis Dugan

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 Spin-off from - The Rockford Files (1974-80) starring James Garner
Richie Brockleman, Private Eye (1978)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox
references:
TV Guide
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive
Writers Guild of America (wga)
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RICHIE BROCKELMAN, PRIVATE EYE
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Stephen J. Cannell Production
and Bunky Productions Inc.
in association with Universal MCA Company.
for
NBC
Producer Peter S. Fischer

US Detective series  2hr 1976 Pilot TV Movie  +  1978  5 episodes x 60min (17Mar78-14Apr78)
Starring:
Dennis Dugan as Richie Brockelman
Co-Starring
Barbara Bosson as Sharon Diederson
Robert Hogan as Sergeant Ted Coppersmith
John Randolph as Mr. Brockelman
David Spielberg as Sidney Brockelman

NOTE: Spin-off from - The Rockford Files (1974-80) starring James Garner

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 NBC Movie of the Week:
Richie Brockelman, Private Eye: THE MISSING 24 HOURS [90 min Pilot TV Movie]
27Oct1976 NBC
Producer William F. Phillips
Writers Steven Bochco and Stephen J. Cannell
Director Hy Averback
Director of photography William Mendenhall
Editor John Elias
Composer Mike Post & Pete Carpenter
cast:
Dennis Dugan ......... Richard "Richie" Brockelman
Barbara Bosson ....... Sharon Diederson
Robert Hogan ......... Sergeant Ted Coppersmith
John Randolph ........ Mr. Brockelman
William Windom ....... Arthur Springfield
Suzanne Pleshette .... Elizabeth Morton
Lloyd Bochner ........ Davenport
Sharon Gless ......... Darcy Davenport
Norman Fell .......... Mr. Brockelman
Helen Page Camp ...... Mrs. Brockelman
Ted Gehring .......... Irv
George Fisher ........ Dave
Tom Falk ............. Art
Lew Palter ........... Jack
Ne Wilson ............ McNeil
W.T. Zacha ........... Prell
Harold Sylvester ..... Rider
Gloria LeRoy ......... Hooker
Hunter von Leer ...... Marine
Synopsis:
An amnesiac comes to Richie for help after two men try to kill her. [RF]

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4.21-22 [87-88] The Rockford Files: THE HOUSE ON WILLIS AVENUE (2hr Feature-Length Episode)
Prod. no. 47515 / 24Feb78
xp: MR / sup. pr: SJC
Produced by Chas. Floyd Johnson & David Chase
Written by Stephen J. Cannell
Directed by Hy Averback.
Guest Cast:
Jackie Cooper
Simon Oakland
Howard Hessman
John Van Dreelen
Robert Hogan
Special Guest Stars:
Pernell Roberts
And:
Dennis Dugan (as Richie Brockelman)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits - pt 1)
Paul Fix ........... Joe Tooley
Irene Tedrow ....... Mrs. Tooley
Lou Krugman ........ Sam Detonis
With:
Brett Hadley ....... Computer Operator
Vince Howard ....... Billy Mayhue
Vince Milana ....... Tim
Brian Culhane ...... 2nd Deputy
Jay Fenichel ....... Morgue Attendant
Nancy Conrad ....... Receptionist
*
Co-Starring: (end credits - pt 2)
Paul Fix ........... Joe Tooley
Russell Thorson .... Arthur Kenner
Hank Brandt ........ Mr. Davis
Irene Tedrow ....... Mrs. Tooley
Lou Krugman ........ Sam Detonis
With:
Brett Hadley ....... Computer Operator
Vince Howard ....... Billy Mayhue
Vince Milana ....... Tim
Ben Wright ......... Derek Halsted
Jack Garner ........ 1st Guard
Tom Stovall ........ Baker
Brian Culhane ...... 2nd Deputy
Jay Fenichel ....... Morgue Attendant
Larry McCormick .... Newscaster
Nancy Conrad ....... Receptionist
Rockford teams up with Richie Brockelman, who thinks that a detective friend
of theirs death was murder, and they discover a city councilman's crooked
dealings.
NOTE: This was a 120 min TV movie, that introduces a character who's
named Richie Brockelman. The character is popular to warrant a spin-off.


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NBC Fridays 9:00-10:00 PM Eastern
"The Rockford Files" time slot
5 episodes x 60min (17Mar78-14Apr78)

[01] Richie Brockelman, Private Eye: THE FRAMING OF PERFECT SYDNEY [Premiere]
Prod. no. 47606
17Mar1978 NBC Fri
Written by Michael Kozoll
Directed by Arnold Laven
Guest cast:
Jerry Douglas ........ Alex Farmer
Regis J. Cordic ...... Nehemiah
Rosanna Huffman ...... Rena
William Mims ......... Dr. Tatlock
Earl Boen ............ Tausig
Anthony Charnota ..... Perch
James Karen .......... Murphy
Tasha Martel
Synopsis:
Richie sets out to prove his brother did not embezzle a fortune in corporate funds. [RF]

[02] Richie Brockelman, Private Eye: JUNK IT TO ME BABY
Prod. no. 47607
24Mar1978 NBC Fri
Written by Robert E. Swanson
Directed by Ivan Dixon
Guest cast:
Nehemiah Persoff ..... Saul Gerardi
Lisa Eilbacher ....... Theresa
Gianni Russo ......... Phil
Douglas Dirkson ...... Lenny
Robert Phalen ........ Pettigrew
Jake Mitchell ........ Vern
Stanley Brock
Danny Dayton
Synopsis:
Richie is hired by Saul Girardi to buy a dilapidated antique car at an auction and is pursued by two thugs
who seem desperate to get it. This lands Richie right in the middle of a homicide investigation. [RF]

[03] Richie Brockelman, Private Eye: A TITLE ON THE DOOR AND A CARPET ON THE FLOOR
Prod. no. 47602
31Mar1978 NBC Fri (rerun 11Aug78)
Written by Stephen Bochco
Directed by Arnold Laven
Guest cast:
Carol Lynley ......... Jean Hollister
John Holland ......... Bushnell
Charles Siebert ...... Stan Hollister
Rene Auberjonois ..... Shefland
Herb Voland .......... Pollard
Amanda Harley ........ Mrs. Pollard
Virginia Gregg
Jim McKrell
Synopsis:
Richie is embroiled in a complex case of industrial espionage.
Synopsis 2:
Richie is taken into a large firm of private investigators and assigned to a case involving the theft of top
secret engineering plans, but along the way uncovers much internal corruption and an apparent homicide. [RF]

[04] Richie Brockelman, Private Eye: A PIGEON RIPE FOR PLUCKING
Prod. no. 47609
07Apr1978 NBC Fri
Written by Peter S. Fischer
Directed by Ivan Dixon
Guest cast:
Caroline McWilliams .. Jill
James Whitmore Jr. ... Danny
Michelle Stacy ....... Ann Marie
Lonny Chapman ........ Reardon
John Perak ........... Roy
Synopsis:
Richie searches for an old fraternity brother whose gambling debts make him the prey of con artists.[RF]
Synopsis 2:
Richie becomes a foster father for the daughter of a friend who disappeared after losing heavily in a
crooked card game. [RF]

[05] Richie Brockelman, Private Eye: ESCAPE FROM CAINE ABEL (final  episode)
Prod. no. 47604
14Apr1978 NBC Fri
Written by Peter Fischer
Directed by David Moessinger
Guest cast:
Ward Costello ........ Clayton
Ayn Ruymen ........... Ginny
Richard Devon ........ Markell
Lewis Van Bergen ..... Santini
Donald Bishop ........ Kingman
Melanie Chartoff ..... Ronnie
Synopsis:
The car accident victim Richie takes to the hospital vanishes along with his admission record. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A man who supposedly died in a plane crash disappears after being involved in a subsequent car accident.
Richie's investigation uncovers a connection with the Treasury Department and an intriguing woman. [RF]

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5.xx [--] The Rockford Files: NEVER SEND A BOY KING TO DO A MAN'S JOB (2hr Feature-Length Episode)
03Mar79
(a.k.a. "The Return of Richie Brockelman")
Prod. no. 51122
xp:MR / supp. pr: SJC
Produced by Charles Floyd Johnson and David Chase
Associate Producer, John David
Written by Juanita Bartlett
Directed by William Wiard.
Director of photography: Andrew Jackson, A.S.C.
film editors: Diane Adler & George R. Rohrs.
Guest Stars:
Robert Webber
Trisha Noble (as Odette)
Pepper Martin
Gary Crosby
David Hooks
Stuart Margolin (as Angel)(recurring)
Special Guest Stars:
Harold Gould (as Richie Brockleman's father)
Kim Hunter
Special Appearance by:
Dennis Dugan (as Richie Brockelman)
Co-Starring: (opening credits)
Salt Walther
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Co-Starring: (end credits)
Stanley Brock ......... Cowboy Mickey
Jack Collins .......... Dr. Weatherford
Todd Martin ........... Robert Wendkos
Stephanie Hankinson ... Toulie
Bob Basso ............. Auctioneer
With:
Danny Ades ............ Egyptian Consul
Michele Hart .......... Maggie
Jennifer Holmes ....... Amy
Jack Garner ........... 1st Workman
John Wyche ............ Museum Guard
Robert Ward ........... 2nd Workman
Shirley Anthony ....... Recepionist
Rockford sets up an elaborate con involving a cursed museum exhibit
to get even with a swindler who duped Richie Brockelman's father
out of his business.

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