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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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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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.
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,