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77 Sunset Strip 

Stu Bailey and Jeff Spencer were the wisecracking, womanizing private detective heroes of this Warner Brothers drama.

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Roy Huggins
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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Efrem Zimbalist Jr. ...  Stuart Bailey / ... 173 episodes, 1958-1964
Edd Byrnes ...  Kookie / ... 163 episodes, 1958-1963
Roger Smith ...  Jeff Spencer 161 episodes, 1958-1963
Jacqueline Beer ...  Suzanne Fabry 149 episodes, 1958-1963
Louis Quinn ...  Pete Roscoe / ... 142 episodes, 1958-1963
Byron Keith ...  Lt. Roy Gilmore / ... 86 episodes, 1958-1963
Robert Logan ...  J.R. Hale / ... 72 episodes, 1961-1963
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Storyline

Stu Bailey and Jeff Spencer were the wisecracking, womanizing private detective heroes of this Warner Brothers drama. Stu and Jeff worked out of an office located at 77 Sunset Strip in Los Angeles, California, right next door to a snazzy restaurant where Kookie worked as a valet. The finger-snapping, slang-talking Kookie occasionally helped Stu and Jeff with their cases, and eventually became a full-fledged member of the detective agency. Rex Randolph and J.R. Hale also joined the firm, and Suzanne was their leggy secretary. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@soltec.net>

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Action | Crime | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 October 1958 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sunset 77 See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(206 episodes) |

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The character of Stu Bailey originally appeared in one novel and three short stories written by Series Creator Roy Huggins. See more »

Goofs

77 Sunset Boulevard is actually a bridge over the 101 Freeway. Further, the opening sequence shows the Sunset Tower Hotel in the distance, which would place them in the 8000 block of Sunset. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Stump the Stars: Dean Jones vs. Roger Smith (1963) See more »

Soundtracks

77 Sunset Strip
Written by Mack David and Jerry Livingston
Theme song; short instrumental version played during opening credits; full vocal version performed during closing credits
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It influenced my life!
5 February 2000 | by JacqulineSee all my reviews

As an English prepubescent girl in the early 1960s I loved all American TV series and my favourite was 77 Sunset Strip. Unlike my friends who swooned over Edd Byrnes I loved the suave Roger Smith with the lovely smile. He has made a lasting impression on my life. If I remember correctly, in the series he used to wear his watch with the face on the inside of his wrist. I adopted this curious habit and have worn my watch this way ever since. I would love to see the series again. Sadly, I read recently that Roger Smith is suffering from a disabling disease and is looked after by his wife Ann Margaret.


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