Stu Bailey and Jeff Spencer are wisecracking, womanizing private detectives. They work out of an office located at 77 Sunset Strip in Los Angeles, right next door to the snazzy restaurant where Kookie works but occasionally helps Stu and Jeff out (and later became a full-fledged member of the detective agency). Suzanne was their leggy secretary.
Last Episode06x20 Queen of the Cats Aired: Feb. 07, 1964
Stu is hired to find a heiress's mother.
Series Fun Facts
- This series was produced by Warner Brothers for ABC and the episode "The Kookie Caper" (episode 2.2, October 9, 1959) has some inside jokes about other series produced by that studio for ABC.…
[show]This series was produced by Warner Brothers for ABC and the episode "The Kookie Caper" (episode 2.2, October 9, 1959) has some inside jokes about other series produced by that studio for ABC. Early in episode, Kookie (Edd Byrnes indicates that he doesn't know that Will Hutchins is the star of Sugarfoot. Later, he can be seen reading an issue of TV Guide magazine with the stars of Maverick, James Garner and Jack Kelly, on the cover. Both of those shows were produced by Warner Bros., as was this one.
- The character Stu Bailey originally appeared in one novel and three short stories written by series creator Roy Huggins.
- The restaurant, Dino's Lodge, used in the TV series was then owned by Dean Martin. Before it was torn down in 1989, it was located at 8524 Sunset (near Alta Loma) in Los Angeles.