Type
Scripted
Premiered
Jan. 28, 1973
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
CBS TV Network
Genre

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Barnaby Jones

Barnaby comes out of retirement to track down his son's murderer with the help of Betty, his son's widow. They continue the detective agency's work in Los Angeles, with the help of Barnaby's home laboratory and homey philosophizing.

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08x22 The Killin' Cousin Aired: Apr. 03, 1980

Betty's cousin once removed, Donald Forest, asks her to investigate the death of his father, but before they can meet he is killed. William Tarkington …

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Canceled/Ended
The show had 8 seasons and 178 episodes air between 1973 and 1980.

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  • After production of "Barnaby Jones" completed, producers were considering a TV-movie crossover between this show and Buddy Ebsen's previous show The Beverly Hillbillies. The storyline would…
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    After production of "Barnaby Jones" completed, producers were considering a TV-movie crossover between this show and Buddy Ebsen's previous show The Beverly Hillbillies. The storyline would open with Millionaire Jed Clampett (played by Ebsen) being kidnapped, and Barnaby Jones (also played by Ebsen) hired to locate him. That ATV-movie was never produced, although a similar storyline was created for the 1993 big screen version of "Hillbillies", with Ebsen returning in a cameo as Barnaby Jones, hired by Miss Hathaway to find the missing Granny.
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  • Buddy Ebsen was 64 years old when the show started.
  • Shortly after the cancellation of The Beverly Hillbillies, Buddy Ebsen was Quinn Martin's first choice for the lead role in the show, he accepted it.
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