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Matt Houston

LIKE CAIN AND ABLE, Aaron Spelling and Glen Larson engaged in a battle royal throughout the 80s as to who could rustle up the biggest slabs of preposterous prime time palaver. Here’s Aaron fighting back after a nearby alphabetical resurgence from Glen (see [cref 2941 MANIMAL] and [cref 2879 MASQUERADE]), courtesy of the poor man’s TOM SELLECK, LEE HORSLEY, a wealthy idler who rounds up criminals in his spare time, aided if not abetted by PAMELA “PRINCESS ARDALA” HENSLEY, a smart computer called Baby, requisite Italian American loudmouth Vince Novelli (JOHN APREA) and his uncle Roy. Having his own helicopter inevitably meant one-in-the-eye for dopey old footsolidering felons, every bloody week.

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  1. Joanne Gray

    February 19, 2017 at 7:40 pm

    Wasn’t this shown on the BBC? Don’t remember any ITVesque ad breaks.

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