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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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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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Dennis Farina plays Buddy Faro. Both farro and farina are the names of wheat products. See more »

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Follows Buddy Faro (1998) See more »

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Whatta Shame!
16 February 2002 | by CCB-2See all my reviews

Some TV programs continue into embarrassment (my beloved 'X-Files' comes to mind.) I've been a fan of Dennis Farina since 'Crime Story,' another late, lamented show. 'Buddy Faro' never had a chance. The series had a good premise and great actors. It's really, really a shame.


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