Bret Maverick

  • 1981
  • TV Show
  • None

NBC gambled that audiences would ante up for the return of James Garner as the amiable antihero in the role that made him a star in the 1950s. The part was still a good fit for Garner (who has always had charm to burn), but viewers preferred the younger rogue over the reserved, more mature cowboy, and the series soon busted.

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James Garner returns to his signature role, as the affable grifting gambler. BRET MAVERICK sees the king of cardsharps getting tied down and trying to (more…)

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  • Premiered: December 1, 1981
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: NBC gambled that audiences would ante up for the return of James Garner as the amiable antihero in the role that made him a star in the 1950s. The part was still a good fit for Garner (who has always had charm to burn), but viewers preferred the younger ro… (more)

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