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.

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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