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Richie Brockelman, Private Eye 

A private detective in his early twenties uses his youthful looks to an advantage in his work.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Dennis Dugan ...  Richie Brockleman / ... 5 episodes, 1978
Robert Hogan ...  Sergeant Ted Coppersmith 5 episodes, 1978
Barbara Bosson ...  Sharon Diederson 5 episodes, 1978
John Randolph ...  Mr. Brockelman 5 episodes, 1978
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A private detective in his early twenties uses his youthful looks to an advantage in his work.

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Crime | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 March 1978 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

(5 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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In the show, the character Richie Brockelman is 21 years old. The actor playing him, Dennis Dugan, was in fact around 32 years old by the time the show was aired. See more »

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Follows Richie Brockelman: The Missing 24 Hours (1976) See more »

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Spin-off of Rockford Files
10 August 2006 | by TPStewartSee all my reviews

Richie was a character that had appeared several times on The Rockford Files, and seemed meant to be part Jim Rockford and part Fletch. Brockleman was always one step ahead of his creditors, had a somewhat combative relationship with a police Sergeant, and cool, but somewhat battered car (a vintage Mustange, if I remember correctly).

It was a fairly fun and breezy show, and Dennis was very good in the role, but the show could have used sharper writing. Steven Bochco had an early job writing the series, and in just a few years would create the first of the 80s-90s wave of cop dramas, Hill Street Blues. Steven's wife, Barbra Bosson also had a role.


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