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Buddy Faro 

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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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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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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Thirteen episodes of the series were filmed. However, since poor ratings resulted in the show's cancellation, five of those episodes were never broadcast. See more »

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Follows Buddy Faro (1998) See more »

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Bring it back
12 January 2011 | by stoccadoSee all my reviews

Well, if the previous reviewer felt that he had been "sucker punched" when this series was canceled, I felt like someone jerked the carpet out from under me. Besides being a fan of Dennis Farina the show itself was my idea of a good detective show. I promoted this show at the office so you can see how I felt when it hit the can. So now I see a new series beginning on January 17, 2011, called Harry's Law starring Kathy Bates. This looks like a winner to me so, like Buddy Faro, it will probably last for a few episodes before being summarily dumped. Dennis would have made a good "Harry." In fact, I'm reading that the lead was supposed to have been a male but they didn't find what they wanted and selected Kathy, also an excellent actor/actress.


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