Burke's Law

1963, TV Show

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Faster, Pussycat! Actress Tura Satana Dies at 72

Tura Satana, the actress best known for her role in the 1965 film Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!, has died of heart failure in a Reno, Nev. hospital, The Los Angeles Times reports.  She was 72.

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Faster, Pussycat! Actress Tura Satana Dies at 72

Tura Satana, the actress best known for her role in the 1965 film Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!, has died of heart failure in a Reno, Nev. hospital, The Los Angeles Times reports.  She was 72.

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Burke's Law and Other Announced Releases

New releases announced today, September 8:

Burke's Law - Season 1, Volume 2 will be coming out November 18

Daniel Boone - Season 6 will be coming out November 18

Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs - Collector's Edition, Volume 1 will be coming out November 18

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The Pink Panther Show and Other Announced Releases

Burke's Law - Season 1, Volume 1 will be coming out March 4 The Pink Panther Show - Volume 6: The Inspector will be coming out March 4 Tripping the Rift - The Movie: Unrated will be coming out March 25 Visit TVShowsOnDVD.com for the complete stories on these and other news items. read more

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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Premiered: September 20, 1963, on ABC
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Premise: A homicide chief who just happens to be a millionaire brings a tony touch to the L.A.P.D., arriving at murder scenes in a chauffeur-driven Rolls-Royce. The cases he solves have some razzle-dazzle as well, with models, authors, show-business types and restaurateurs among the principals. A revival of `Burke's Law' appeared from 1994 to '95 with Capt. Burke assisted by his detective son Peter.

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