The 36th infantry is fighting its way through Italy under the spirited leadership of Captain Jim Benedict. His men include flirt D'Angelo, who carries his guitar along, plus pals Lucavich and Hanson. McKenna is the free wheeling Sergeant.
Don Corey and Jed Sills operate Checkmate, Inc., a very high priced detective agency in San Francisco. Helping them protect the lives of their clients is British criminologist (once an Oxford professor) Carl Hyatt.
The show featured a newspaper reporter, Paul Marino, and his undercover Agent, Jack Flood, as they infiltrated the mob and reported on a different type of crime every week. The results of ... See full summary »
Harold J. Stone
When Mrs. Call's heart condition acts up, Tammy tags along in the trip to Los Angeles when the old lady is getting her surgery. Since there are no guest quarters in the hospital, Tammy gets... See full summary »
Dr. Raymer is the mentor and also boss of Dr. McKinley Thompson at York Hospital. The actions centers around the lives of the people who eventually seek help and their situations rather than the treatment prescribed.
Back in 1961 this short-lived program was my favorite show on television. It was very similar to The Untouchables as far as story lines go, and in fact it was certainly a knock-off of the The Untouchables, which was developed for ABC by Quinn Martin, and The New Breed was the first series Quinn Martin developed on his own after he left ABC.
For some reason The New Breed was easier for an 11 year old child to follow and understand than was The Untouchables.
Leslie Nielsen was a great cop, and he played it seriously, totally unlike his slapstick Naked Gun and Police Academy movies. Back in those days Leslie Nielsen was a serious actor. John Beradino co-starred, right before he began his long run on General Hospital.
No one seems to remember this show but me.
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