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Jake and the Fatman is a television crime drama starring William Conrad as prosecutor J. L. "Fatman" McCabe and Joe Penny as investigator Jake Styles.

The series ran on CBS for five seasons from 1987 to 1992. Diagnosis: Murder was a spin-off of this series.

  1. Dean Hargrove


  2. David Angell


  3. Joel Steiger


Series Cast

  1. William Conrad

    William Conrad

    Jason McCabe

    106 Episodes

  2. Joe Penny

    Joe Penny

    Jake Styles

    106 Episodes

  3. Lu Leonard

    Lu Leonard

    106 Episodes

  4. Nelson Mashita

    Nelson Mashita

    5 Episodes

  5. Al Harrington

    Al Harrington

    4 Episodes

  6. Tony Todd

    Tony Todd

    4 Episodes

  7. James Karen

    James Karen

    4 Episodes

  8. Casey Sander

    Casey Sander

    4 Episodes

  9. Signy Coleman

    Signy Coleman

    4 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 5

1991 | 22 Episodes

Season 5 of Jake and the Fatman premiered on September 18, 1991.

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Jake and the Fatman
Jake and the Fatman


Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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