Father Dowling Mysteries

  • 1990
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

A Chicago priest teams with a streetwise nun to solve crimes in this lighthearted detective series based on novels by Ralph McInerny. The pilot was a 1987 made-for-TV movie on NBC, which also aired the series' first season. It then moved to ABC for the rest of its run.

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Season 3, Episode 18 The Monkey Business Mystery

First Aired: March 7, 1991

A murder at the zoo has Dowling and Steve going ape trying to prove the innocence of the prime suspect---an amiable chimpanzee. Emily: Vanessa Bell Calloway. MacReynolds: Tim Grimm. Peck: Dan O'Herlihy. Spaulding: Ethan Phillips. Steve: Tracy Nelson.

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  • Premiered: January 4, 1990
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: A Chicago priest teams with a streetwise nun to solve crimes in this lighthearted detective series based on novels by Ralph McInerny. The pilot was a 1987 made-for-TV movie on NBC, which also aired the series' first season. It then moved to ABC for the res… (more)

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