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The Oldest Rookie is an American crime drama that aired on CBS from September 16, 1987 to January 13, 1988. The series stars Paul Sorvino as Officer Ike Porter, a middle-aged deputy chief in charge of public relations that decides to leave his desk job to become a street cop, and D.W. Moffett as Detective Tony Jonas, his young new partner.

  1. Gil Grant


Series Cast

  1. Paul Sorvino as Det. Ike Porter

    Paul Sorvino

    Det. Ike Porter

    14 Episodes

  2. D.W. Moffett as Det. Tony Jonas

    D.W. Moffett

    Det. Tony Jonas

    14 Episodes

  3. Marshall Bell as Det. Gordon Lane

    Marshall Bell

    Det. Gordon Lane

    14 Episodes

  4. Raymond J. Barry as Lt. Marco Zaga

    Raymond J. Barry

    Lt. Marco Zaga

    14 Episodes

  5. Paul Provenza as

    Paul Provenza

    1 Episode

  6. Joe Dorsey

    1 Episode

  7. Nancy Dussault as

    Nancy Dussault

    1 Episode

  8. Laura Malone

    1 Episode

  9. Michelle Joyner as

    Michelle Joyner

    1 Episode

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Season 1

1987 • 14 Episodes

Season 1 of The Oldest Rookie premiered on September 16, 1987.

Luck, Be A Lady

(1x14, January 13, 1988) Season Finale

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The Oldest Rookie


Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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