Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 23, 1987
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
ABC TV Network
Genre
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Hooperman

San Francisco cop Harry Hooperman inherits a run down apartment building along with a ferocious little dog called Bijoux. Not having the time to maintain the building and tend to his police work, he hires Susan Smith as his superintendent/ maintenance person. He and Smith soon begin a relationship.

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Hooperman Season 1 (1987-1988)

1x01 1 1x01 Hooperman
The beloved owner of the apartment building is killed by a burglar and Hooperman inherits both the building and her dog, Bijoux.
Sep. 23, 1987
1x02 1 1x02 The Answer My Friend, Is Passing in the Wind
Bijoux is on trial. Hooperman claims Bijoux is a 'police sniffer' and has 24 hours to prove it.
Sep. 30, 1987
1x03 1 1x03 Don We Now Our Gay Apparel
Things start warming up between Hooperman and his fix-it person and DeMott is again a victim of cupid's arrow.
Oct. 07, 1987
1x04 1 1x04 Aria Da Capo
A witness in the Federal Witness Protection Program rapes a woman and Hooperman is ordered to look the other way.
Oct. 14, 1987
1x05 1 1x05 John Doe, We Hardly Knew Ye
A psychic tenant helps identify an unidentified body found at the docks. Also, a 'nephew' claims he is entitled to the apartment.
Oct. 28, 1987
1x06 1 1x06 The Shooting
Hooperman can't bring himself to shoot an escaping robbery suspect.
Nov. 11, 1987
1x07 1 1x07 Hot Wired
Hooperman gets all wired up to go undercover.
Nov. 18, 1987
1x08 1 1x08 Baby Talk
Hooperman is assigned to baby-sit an Arab sheik's spoiled daughter while DeMott and Silardi pose as a couple to catch a baby broker who steals children.
Nov. 25, 1987
1x09 1 1x09 Blues for Danny Welles
Hooperman befriends an inmate with AIDS.
Dec. 02, 1987
1x10 1 1x10 I, Witness
Hooperman and Stern dismiss a lonely old man's claim that he can identify a masked murderer- until he calls a press conference.
Dec. 09, 1987
1x11 1 1x11 Deck the Cell With Bars of Folly
The precinct is in the holiday spirit and holds an open house for a colorful array of petty criminals.
Dec. 23, 1987
1x12 1 1x12 The Naked and the Dead
Hooperman is after the thief who's robbing stiffs from a cemetery, and Susan's dead sure that her new novel will make a killing.
Jan. 06, 1988
1x13 1 1x13 The Snitch
Hooperman's informant is petrified of tattling on thugs and needs police protection.
Jan. 13, 1988
1x14 1 1x14 Chariots of Fire
Hooperman buys a vintage sports car from a convicted drug dealer and Susan is writing an article about women involved with cops.
Jan. 20, 1988
1x15 1 1x15 High Noon
While working undercover as a fence, Hopperman discovers that a convict who threatened to kill him has just escaped from prison.
Feb. 03, 1988
1x16 1 1x16 Blaste From the Past
Love draws Stern to a precinct shrink, Susan to a muscle-bound airhead, and Hooperman to a recently divorced ex-girlfriend.
Feb. 10, 1988
1x17 1 1x17 Tomato Can
Hooperman befriends an illiterate boxer who wants to be a cop and McNeil gets a bad case of the jitters right before he's to appear on a game show.
Mar. 09, 1988
1x18 1 1x18 Me and Mr. Magoo
Hooperman enlists the aid of an eccentric pilot when a child-abuse case calls for some airbourne assistance.
Mar. 16, 1988
1x19 1 1x19 Baby On Board
Hoopperman learns he's the father of Susan's unborn child.
Apr. 06, 1988
1x20 1 1x20 Trudy and Clyde
Stakeout experts Hooperman and Pritzger spend days ogling a robbery suspect's girlfriend who does aerobics in the buff, until she calls for help and pulls a gun on them.
Apr. 13, 1988
1x21 1 1x21 Nick Derringer, P.I.
Out to nail an elusive drug dealer, Hooperman sides with a pint-size private eye who makes short shrift of his clients and the police department.
May. 04, 1988
1x22 1 1x22 Surprise Party
It's showdown time when Silardi's homophobic twin brother and Susan's Hooperphobic mother both show up in time to celebrate Hooperman's birthday.
May. 18, 1988
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Season 1 Characters

Detective Harry Hooperman played by John Ritter
Captain C.Z. Stern played by Barbara Bosson
Inspector Clarence McNeil played by Felton Perry
Officer Mo DeMott played by Sydney Walsh
Inspector Bobo Pritzger played by Clarence Felder
Betty Bushkin played by Alix Elias
Officer Rick Silardi played by Joseph Gian
Susan Smith played by Debrah Farentino
Nick Derringer played by David Rappaport
Mrs. Smith played by Barbara Rush
Mrs. Peralta played by Eda Reiss Merin
Natalie Sandoval played by Nana Visitor
Miriam played by Nora Heflin
Nurse Belzer played by Kit McDonough
Anthony played by Barret Oliver
Pick-pocket played by Mike Muscat
Snitch played by Dennis Dugan
the Nephew played by Kurt Fuller
Trudy played by Leslie Bevis
TV Interviewer played by Jeannie Wilson
Max played by Jack Gilford
Magda played by Debbie Pollack
Lucius Cain played by John de Lancie
Caspido played by Joe Restivo
Chapell played by John Mahon

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