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I remember the show Burke's ...

Question: I remember the show Burke's Law from the '90s or so, but wasn't there an earlier version of it on TV some years before? Thanks.


Answer: That there was, Drew. The original Burke's Law, which starred Gene Barry as L.A. chief of detectives Amos Burke when it launched — he became secret agent Amos Burke in the show's last season, when it was titled Amos Burke — Secret Agent — ran on ABC for two and a half years beginning in September 1963.

If Barry'd stuck to the way he'd been thinking about TV a couple of years earlier, however, he'd never have stepped into the role, which was first played by Dick Powell a couple of seasons before on Dick Powell Theatre. Barry didn't really like TV, and after leaving his previous show, Bat Masterson,read more

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Friday The 13Th, Part 4: The Final Chapter: 10/11/2009
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Year Title Description
2011 Breathing Fire TV Show Series, Appearing
1994 Burke's Law TV Show Series, Actor - Peter Burke
1984 Friday The 13Th Movie, Actor - Doug
1982 The Powers of Matthew Star TV Show Series, Actor - Matthew Starr
1981 Hell Night Movie, Actor - Jeff

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