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McClain's Law

Jim McClain was a retired cop who works on a fishing boat. One day he and his partner sell their boat. His partner encashes the check and is walking around with the cash in his pocket and is robbed and killed. McClain feels that the police are not doing enough so he tried to get reinstated.

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The show had 1 season and 16 episodes air between 1981 and 1982.

Series Info

Nov. 20, 1981
60 min.
1981 - 1982
1 Season
16 Episodes
NBC TV Network

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Series Fun Facts

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  • Earlier in his career, James Arness co-starred with John Wayne in the 1953 film "Big Jim McClain". The movie is completely unrelated to this TV series.
  • Marshall Colt was cast not only for his acting ability but also because he is 6' 5", and would be closer to the height of Jim Arness, who is 6' 8".

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