Barnaby Jones

Created by Edward Hume (1936--) Mmmmm doggies... Folksy to a fault, soft-speaking, slow-walking, elderly Los Angeles private detective BARNABY JONES, who seemed to be on television forever, was an easy mark. Even decades after it lasted aired, people still take potshots at it on shows like The SimpsonsĀ and Family Guy. And, in fact, it wasn't … Continue reading Barnaby Jones

Frank Cannon

Created by Quinn Martin (1922-87) and Edward Hume (1936--) It may seem dated now, but in its day, Cannon was one of the biggest P.I. TV shows of the seventies and make no mistake: there was plenty of meat on those bones... FRANK CANNON was a tough, expensive, overweight PI with a taste for fine … Continue reading Frank Cannon