Dennis Chase (21 Beacon Street)

Created by Leonard Heideman (1928-2007) Quiet, humble DENNIS CHASE (good name, that, if maybe a trifle too on-the-nose, for a P.I.) was the mild-mannered hero of 21 Beacon Street, a short-lived television show on NBC that sounded like a 77 Sunset Strip clone, but wasn't. The bow tie might have been a clue. Instead, it followed … Continue reading Dennis Chase (21 Beacon Street)

Roy Markham (Markham)

Created by Sterling Silliphant and Robert C. Dennis This short-lived American TV series, intended as a summer replacement, tried to cash in on the success of Perry Mason and Peter Gunn (and preceded Burke's Law), consummate pro Ray Milland starred as suave, wealthy, educated, ex-patriate Brit ROY MARKHAM, a successful, but rather bored criminal attorney who … Continue reading Roy Markham (Markham)