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 Posted:   Jun 25, 2019 - 4:01 PM   
 By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

SEASON 4:




"Fruit of the Poisonous Tree" (Part 1 and Part 2)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gGm-1dPhh-U

Highlights:
  • 0:09 in. The new arrangement of Post's theme by Bunch.
  • About 2:18 in.
  • 7:48 in. I find myself humming this variation of the theme sometimes.
  • 11:39 in.
  • 29:13 in. Some Latin-flavored music opens another variation of the main theme.
  • 37:18 in.
  • 39:26 in.
  • 43:57 in.
  • 51:02 in.
  • 54:02 in.
  • 1:12:20 in. Spanish guitar and ethnic woodwinds. I assume this is an original piece.



    "Black Gold"
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dP--51j-JEw

    Highlights:
  • 1:33 in.
  • 4:57 in.
  • 14:00 in.
  • 21:54 in.
  • 24:30 in. Bumper
  • 32:40 in.



    "The Gift"
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ncCTyLHV6I

    Highlights:
  • 1:45 in.
  • 17:22 in.
  • 33:04 in.



    "La Mina"
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qU5mDQZIZwg

    Highlights:
  • 1:30 in.
  • 3:14 in.
  • 5:15 in.
  • 15:54 in.
  • 27:01 in.
  • 40:05 in.
  • 44:30 in. Joining a cue already in progress.



    "Witness Protection for the Archangel Lucifer"
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8ByyWtQec8

    Highlights:
  • 1:31 in.
  • 10:52 in.
  • 11:52 in.
  • 26:12 in.
  • 39:54 in.
  • 41:46 in.



    "Point of No Return"
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fksAhvqQscI

    Highlights:
  • 1:31 in.
  • 26:25 in.
  • 28:40 in.
  • 34:41 in.
  • 41:00 in.

    Re-phrasing a quote...
    "Meet me tonight where the supposed murder of you occurred. As a police officer myself, I know that the last place police would think to look is a fresh crime scene."
    (yeah, that's sums it up!)

    47:04 in: I think the end was not written; I think that was Jonathan Banks throwing that in as a surprise to the new lead.



    "Dead Right"
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGrYXxxkJQo

    Highlights:
  • 1:31 in.
  • 9:03 in.
  • 15:50 in.
  • 20:15 in.
  • 31:50 in.
  • 33:40 in.

    Guest-starring Stephen Root. Got to say, who plays a really great evil son of a bitch.



    "Changing Houses"
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nBEbTcGguBI

    Highlights:
  • 17:56 in.
  • 20:39 in.
  • 33:24 in.
  • 44:50/46:53 in.



    Reading online, the series had it's following, but it was never a ratings hit, so the network tried to ramp it up and to my mind, appeal to "Miami Vice" fans. The series star was out (for reasons I talked about in the thread discussion recent viewings, months ago), the setting changed to Miami, and the theme revamped. Gone were Mike Post and Walter Murphy and in was Post protégé and associate (orchestration, additional music, etc.) Velton Ray Bunch.

    Things apparently didn't go too well, and location was moved to New York in the series and only a few episodes of the season aired (only about eight were made) before the network's ideas of re-vamping the series lead to cancellation.

    Unfortunately, season four is about to hit. Ken Wahl, who played the show's lead, Vince Terranova, departed because CBS wanted to make it more action oriented as opposed to character drama oriented. This left a sudden void and a new wiseguy was created. CBS's "genius" revamp of the show caused it to get canned nine episodes in.
    I liked the percussion-lead new arrangement of the theme though. Velton Ray Bunch took over as composer. I hope to enjoy his scoring.

    Ken Wahl would come back to do a "Wiseguy" TV movie years later, then he retired from acting after a horrible accident that nearly left him a quadriplegic for life.

    But it turns out in real life the actor was something of a little rough along the edges like his character, as he got hurt and claimed he was in a motorcycle accident, but it turns out he got in a fight after having sex with Rodney Dangerfield's girlfriend (of wife -- I don't recall) and, as I recall, fell down stairs. Rodney would go on stage and tells jokes about he gets no respect at all from his wife -- turns out there was truth to that! I of course looked up what she looked like and, well ... I'd have been tempted, too.

    Comments were that the 1996 TV movie whipped out season four, but after having watched both, the movie doesn't. The events and re-opening of the O.C.B. can be explained with some creativity, especially considering there were almost nine years in between the two.

    The network wanted to reboot the series years ago and ordered a script by Alex Cary. That was 2008 to 2011. It doesn't appear anything was ever shot.


    There has been no release of the scoring from the show. Only Bunch's work stood out in my view, aside from some pieces here and there in earlier seasons (which I might cover).

    Is there any interest in me to covering the TV movie?

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     Posted:   Jun 25, 2019 - 4:06 PM   
     By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

    ADDITIONAL/UNCREDITED/STOCK MUSIC COMPOSERS:

    Culled from ASCAP and BMI. In no special order.

  • Jeffrey Gerson.
  • Greg Edmonson.
  • Tami Parodi.
  • Jerome Grant.
  • Stephen Taylor.
  • Peter Bernstein.
  • Frank Denson.
  • Alain Moschulski.



    Other Threads I Have Created or Commented in About TV Scores:

  • "The Orville": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=119661&forumID=1&archive=0

  • "The Rockford Files": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=135198&forumID=1&archive=0

  • "Private Eye": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=115755&forumID=1&archive=0 (technically completed)

  • "Cannon": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=134150&forumID=1&archive=0 (complete)

  • "Barnaby Jones": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=130392&forumID=1&archive=0 (complete)

  • "Dan August": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=124310&forumID=1&archive=0

  • "Markham": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=130158&forumID=1&archive=0

  • "T.H.E. Cat": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=134975&forumID=1&archive=0

  • "The Name of the Game": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=134989&forumID=1&archive=0

  • "McCloud": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=126978&forumID=1&archive=0

  • "Hart to Hart": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=133995&forumID=1&archive=0

  • "T.J. Hooker": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=132875&forumID=1&archive=0 (complete)

  • "The Simpsons": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=127052&forumID=1&archive=0 (technically complete)

  • The Shirley Walker Odyssey (on episodes of TV series she has scored): https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=124520&forumID=1&archive=0

  • "Christy": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=132600&forumID=1&archive=0

  • "Walker, Texas Ranger": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=131641&forumID=1&archive=0 (complete)

  • "Rawhide": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=129690&forumID=1&archive=0 (complete)

  • "Cover Up": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=130567&forumID=1&archive=0 (complete)

  • "Matt Helm": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=130329&forumID=1&archive=0 (complete)

  • "87th Precinct": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=130269&forumID=1&archive=0 (complete)

  • "Quantum Leap": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=124398&forumID=1&archive=0

  • "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=129345&forumID=1&archive=0

  • "The Untouchables" (1993): https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=65884&forumID=1&archive=0

  • "Gunsmoke": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=121137&forumID=1&archive=0 (technically complete)

  • "In the Heat of the Night": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=127009&forumID=1&archive=0

  • "Flying High": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=126877&forumID=1&archive=0 (complete)

  • "Bodyguards": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=115953&forumID=7&archive=0 (complete)

  • "FX: The Series": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=111069&forumID=1&archive=0

  • "Seaquest: DSV": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=56958&forumID=1&archive=0 (complete)

  • "The Dirty Dozen: The Series": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=117673&forumID=1&archive=0 (complete)

  • "CHiPs": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=124428&forumID=1&archive=0 (technically complete)

  • "Bronk": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=121574&forumID=7&archive=0 (complete)

  • "Buffy the Vampire Slayer": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?forumID=1&pageID=4&threadID=120754&archive=0 (technically complete)

  • "Spencer's Pilots": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=110864&forumID=1&archive=0

  • "Police Story": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=135221&forumID=1&archive=0

  • "Longstreet": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=135263&forumID=1&archive=0 (complete)

  • "Vega$": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=135267&forumID=1&archive=0

  • "Crazy Like a Fox": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=135286&forumID=1&archive=0

  • "Voyagers!": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=135374&forumID=1&archive=0 (complete)

  • "Gemini Man": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=135391&forumID=1&archive=0

  • "Automan": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=135429&forumID=1&archive=0

  • "Manimal": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=135441&forumID=1&archive=0 ("complete"; until I heat Stu's rejected score, I'm not counting it completed)

  • "The Fall Guy": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=135443&forumID=1&archive=0 (added so next time I have to copy it I don't have to go hunting for the link)

  • "Matlock": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=135527&forumID=1&archive=0

  • "Black Saddle": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=135537&forumID=1&archive=0

  • "Dark Justice": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=135579&forumID=1&archive=0

  • "Mannix": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=135590&forumID=1&archive=0

  • "Jake and the Fatman": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=135612&forumID=1&archive=0

  • "Murder, She Wrote": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=135649&forumID=1&archive=0

  • "Miami Vice": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?forumID=1&pageID=1&threadID=105333&archive=0

  • "Tenspeed and Brown Shoe": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=135519&forumID=1&archive=0

  • "Matlock": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=135527&forumID=1&archive=0

  • "Magnum, pi": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=135743&forumID=1&archive=0

  • "The A-Team": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=135763&forumID=1&archive=0

  • The Random TV Pilots Thread: https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=135755&forumID=1&archive=0

  • "Wiseguy": https://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=135893&forumID=1&archive=0 (added so next time I have to copy it I don't have to go hunting for the link)


    (If I missed a thread, let me know!)

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     Posted:   Jun 26, 2019 - 5:04 PM   
     By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

    SEASON 1:

    All scores by Mike Post and Walter Murphy


    "Independant Operator" (1.11)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wv7oLf7BLcs

    Highlights:
  • 39:46 in.

    For the guys here: 34:57 in. You're very welcome.



    "Fascination with the Flame" (1.12)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KdGjbVUl_pA

    Highlights:
  • 39:20 in.
  • 41:46 in.



    "Not for Nothing" (1.16)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vuWutrf8Mfo

    Highlights:
  • 14:07 in.
  • 17:51 in.
  • 25:00 in. Joining a cue already in progress.



    "Squeeze" (1.17)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RAkNjbMKGaE

    Highlights:
  • 0:00 in.
  • 3:54 in.
  • 10:31 in.
  • 22:44 in.
  • 24:50 in.
  • 35:25 in.
  • 39:11 in.



    "Blood Dance (1.18)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-zVghoKbRs

    Highlights:
  • 1:49 in.
  • 30:55 in.
  • 44:17 in.

    "Every tyrant has a hungry right hand."



    "Phantom Pain" (1.19)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Gh78q2DYcY

    Highlights:
  • 1:49 in.
  • 43:33 in.
  • 45:26 in.



    "Dirty Little Wars" (1.20)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UEGIsE3FCy0

    Highlights:
  • 6:16 in.
  • 43:05 in.

    Roger Loccoco: "You see, I don't see myself as kissing off this nation, I see myself as protecting it."



    "Date With an Angel" (1.21; season finale)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yxaAsgYgWPs

    Highlights:
  • 0:00 in.
  • 12:02 in.
  • 26:34 in.



    I think it was a missed opportunity to have Roger only back one more time after this season. He should have been the replacement. Hell, the show got rebooted, I'd still like to have him back in some capacity. Good character who I feel wasn't explored enough.

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     Posted:   Jun 27, 2019 - 3:12 PM   
     By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

    SEASON 2:

    Half of season two.



    "Going Home" (2.1)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CKJcpiJoiZ0

    Highlights:
  • 28:01 in.
  • 38:32 in.



    "School of Hard Knox" (2.2)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AhyB7pCr2go

    Highlights:
  • 25:17 in.
  • 47:15 in.



    "Revenge of the Mud People" (2.3)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i3OVuwlbYVY

    Highlights:
  • 28:15 in.
  • 31:48/46:50 in.
  • 40:44 in.



    "Aria for Don Aiuppo" (3.5)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UgjcnfUFzBs

    Highlights:
  • 33:27 in. Tender string work.
  • 43:22 in. Strings and piano.



    "7th Avenue Freeze Out" (2.6)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xZAFM_cEWnU

    Highlights:
  • 1:53 in.



    (2.7 is blocked)



    "All or Nothing" (2.8)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sl-Ch5Pi3Vw

    Highlights:
  • 12:58 in.
  • 38:38 in.
  • 46:26 in.



    "Where's the Money" (2.9)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWcOZrUoRi8

    Highlights:
  • 10:03 in.
  • 45:25 in. And the cue after the commercial break.

    Frank McPike: "You know you have your hand on me...?"



    "Postcard from Morocco" (2.10)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pwRbWuScQFs

    Highlights:
  • 10:42 in.
  • 24:16 in.
  • 34:31/43:54 in.



    "Stairway to Heaven" (2.11)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i5PB0EVAmx4

    Highlights:
  • 10:23 in.
  • 18:21 in.
  • 27:42 in.
  • 34:35 in.
  • 35:50/46:21 in.

    Guest-starring Don Davis (the actor).

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     Posted:   Jun 28, 2019 - 2:06 PM   
     By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

    Finishing SEASON 2:




    "White Noise" (2:12)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TE6Zc-twG4g

  • 13:15 in.
  • 16:04 in.
  • 47:41 in.

    Got to say it: Even after all this time, Frank McPike is one of the best TV characters ever made. Love him.



    "Dead Dog Lives" (2.13) = And this is where season two went so, so, sooo wrong.



    "High Dollar Bop" (2:16)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ehGLpAMO5wg

  • 32:20 in.

    Guest-starring Tim Curry.



    "Hip Hop on the Gravy Train"

    "Bimbo my butt!"
    Random Tim Curry character: "With a jackhammer!"



    "Call it Casaba" (2.20)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WNrjNVDcvPw

    It took seven fucking episodes for the show to pull its head out of its ass!

  • 0:03 in. Some down-home country-flavor.
  • 9:20 in. Romantic strings and piano, followed by some mournful cello and some acoustic guitar.
  • 12:06 in. Some down-home country-flavor.
  • 41:35 in. And after the commercial break.



    "Le Lacrime D'Amore: Part 1" (2.21)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C6tuQjQsLr0

  • 39:48 in.



    "Le Lacrime D'Amore: Part 2" (2.22)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cPEY2s0SBGE

  • 8:05 in.
  • 48:08 in.

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     Posted:   Jun 29, 2019 - 11:29 AM   
     By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

    SEASON 3:




    "A Rightful Place" (3.1)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jhUO49yjR7I

    Highlights:
  • 3:59 in.
  • 10:32 in.
  • 43:34 in.



    "The Battle of the Barge" (3.2)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gn0ZDEOdGeg

    Highlights:
  • 2:30 in.
  • 4:57 in.
  • 12:48 in.
  • 42:14 in.



    "Sins of the Father" (3.3)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F8uWGlMkVYg

    Highlights:
  • 44:35 in.
  • 47:13 in.



    "Heir to the Throne" (3.4)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n5ekrVszhHE

    Highlights:
  • 0:00 in.
  • 3:31 in.
  • 26:12 in.
  • 34:30 in.
  • 44:32 in.



    "How Will They Remember Me" (3.6)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bq6vmzXD_PU

    Highlights:
  • 6:11 in.
  • 31:40 in.
  • 43:18 in.



    "People Do it All the Time" (3.7)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BukumidFMAI

    Highlights:
  • 0:00/18:28/22:51/27:05/40:43 in.
  • 1:48 in.
  • 5:57/45:03 in.
  • 20:48/28:47 in.
  • 35:19 in.

    42:33 in: Frank air conducting classical music.

    Frank McPike: "We are gettin' old, look at us -- we're gettin' old."



    "The Reunion" (3.8)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eKHfCgpYv5A

    Highlights:
  • 33:56 in.



    "Day One" (3.9)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wrz2HNnLghs

    Highlights:
  • 2:21/31:49 in.
  • 45:17 in.



    "Day Four" (3.10)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JVNmMPyqwXc

    Highlights:
  • 1:50 in.
  • 17:30 in.
  • 21:58 in.
  • 33:37 in.
  • 45:50 in.

    Frank McPike: "You can't fight in here -- this is the War Room."




    "Day Seven"
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ITjdGZ3JrMk

    Highlights:
  • 7:20 in.
  • 45:46 in.



    "Day Nine" (3.12)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bKrQ87sHBCk

    Highlights:
  • 0:00 in.
  • 2:55 in.
  • 6:43 in.
  • 27:04 in.
  • 29:05 in.
  • 34:45 in.
  • 43:23 in.
  • 46:59 in.




    "Meet Mike McPike" (3.12)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bhGHmsMhzQg

    Highlights:
  • 43:30 in.




    "To Die in Bettendorf" (3.13)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wD7LCL6e-q8

    Highlights:
  • 25:22 in.
  • 29:57 in. Music for the disturbed.
  • 38:52 in. More music for the disturbed.

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     Posted:   Jul 1, 2019 - 9:39 AM   
     By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

    Finishing SEASON 3:




    "Romp" (3.15)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K2U9JeqcAM0

    Highlights:
  • 1:47 in. A noir-styled solo trumpet and piano.
  • 12:28/20:55/23:35 in.
  • 29:41 in.



    "A One Horse Town" (3.16)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zmIPAfKa-QQ

    Highlights:
  • 6:32 in.
  • 26:23 in.
  • 31:43 in.
  • 37:03 in.



    "His Master's Voice" (3.17)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AI3EhPXLYbs

    Highlights:
  • 0:06 in.
  • 1:57 in.
  • 10:53 in.



    "Hello Buckwheat" (3.18)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8iX4pfNbm6U

    Highlights:
  • 42:30 in.



    "Let them Eat Cake" (3.19)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6BKYHuY2y8k

    Highlights:
  • 0:00 in.
  • 3:10 in.
  • 23:10 in.
  • 46:22 in.



    "Meltdown" (3.20)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SmV8yn47mS0

    Highlights:
  • 26:16 in.



    "Sanctuary" (3.21)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zb9chp89XUI

    Highlights:
  • 1:59 in.
  • 18:31 in.
  • 27:27 in.
  • 34:28 in. Goes on for over five minutes.
  • 43:31 in.
  • 46:09 in.



    "Brrump-Bump!" (3.22)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f4bI2jT_3qM

    Highlights:
  • 0:00 in.
  • 1:56 in.
  • 6:50 in.
  • 21:14/28:30 in.
  • 42:58 in.

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     Posted:   Jul 1, 2019 - 10:02 AM   
     By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

    TV MOVIE:

    The series had one TV movie in 1996, an attempt to revive the series.



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21xQGfc96Vs

    Highlights:
  • 25:24 in.
  • 31:06 in.
  • 58:46 in.
  • 1:24:25 in.

    Frank is back (sans the beard).
    Lifeguard is back.
    And Ken Hal is back as Vince. The new wiseguy from season four is neither seen nor referenced.

    Vince pissed off people in the government and was whisked away where he spent years working on wiretaps. That was the explanation. The TV movie is his first assignment back at the O.C.B. which sometime between the series' end and this TV movie, was re-formed.

    It's a very decent TV movie. Usually a lot of TV movie continuing from an old TV show, blow chunks, but this didn't.

    Mike Post and Walter Murphy are back scoring. Nothing remarkable and too reliant on the series' theme, and it was more synth than orchestra at times. Quite a dip from their work on season three.


    It's obvious they were trying to set up a potential series by having the villain of this promise to ruin Vince's life and be back; and a shocking scene involving Frank that was unequivocal in letting us know Frank's got bad problems in his life and obviously the series would have delved into that.


    The only problems I see with making season four work in regards to the TV movie:

    Frank was outed as an O.C.B. agent in season four, on television, so everybody now knows who he us and what he does. I guess I could explain it away by simply saying not only was he out-of-state but it was the local city news, and at a time where VHS ruled, so it's unlikely in my opinion the news got too far.

    Then of course there's the big one: how to explain the whole involved Vince was murdered by a radical foreign group thing. That'll be a tough one. Even a bad guy said a general in another country ordered the assassination.

    I think it's worth solving for a continuation series (which is not likely to ever happen).


    This was Ken Wahl's final acting credit. He was the host a 2012 documentary, but aside from that he's vanished.

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