Free-wheeling San Francisco cop Harry Hooperman inherits a run down apartment building, and the building owner's mean, hateful and just plain annoying dog Bijoux. Not having the time to ... See full summary »
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Complete series cast summary:
John Ritter ...  Detective Harry Hooperman 42 episodes, 1987-1989
Barbara Bosson ...  Captain C.Z. Stern 42 episodes, 1987-1989
Felton Perry ...  Inspector Clarence McNeil 42 episodes, 1987-1989
Sydney Walsh ...  Officer Mo DeMott 42 episodes, 1987-1989
Clarence Felder ...  Inspector Bobo Pritzger 42 episodes, 1987-1989
Alix Elias ...  Betty Bushkin 42 episodes, 1987-1989
Joseph Gian ...  Officer Rick Silardi 42 episodes, 1987-1989
Debrah Farentino ...  Susan Smith 23 episodes, 1987-1988
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Free-wheeling San Francisco cop Harry Hooperman inherits a run down apartment building, and the building owner's mean, hateful and just plain annoying dog Bijoux. Not having the time to maintain the building and tend to his police work, Hooperman hires feisty aspiring writer Susan Smith as his superintendent/maintenance person. He and Smith soon begin a relationship, and the series chronicles the ups and downs of the relationship, along with Hooperman's efforts as a policeman. Written by Jason A. Cormier <wildrose@mindspring.com>

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USA

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English

Release Date:

23 September 1987 (USA) See more »

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Flic à tout faire See more »

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San Francisco, California, USA See more »

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Runtime:

(42 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Jack Tripper lives!
18 August 2000 | by beafanSee all my reviews

This wasn't the most memorable of TV series, but it was nice to see John Ritter back in a leading role again. I practically grew up on "Three's Company" and it was a switch to see him doing a dramatic role, but the episodes seemed to be peppered with comedic touches.

Kudos for having that gay cop! Kind of stereotypical, being San Francisco, but hey - gay is good!


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