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Cannon 

Frank Cannon is an overweight, balding ex-cop with a deep voice and expensive tastes in culinary pleasures; he becomes a high-priced private investigator.

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Edward Hume
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5   4   3   2   1  
1976   1975   1974   1973   1972   1971  
Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 2 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
William Conrad ...  Frank Cannon 120 episodes, 1971-1976
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Storyline

The weekly adventures of Frank Cannon, an overweight, balding ex-cop with a deep voice and expensive tastes in culinary pleasures, who becomes a high-priced private investigator. Since Cannon's girth didn't allow for many fist-fights and gun battles (although there were many), the series substituted car chases and high production values in their place. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama | Mystery

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 September 1971 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Кеннон See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(120 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The mobile number for the phone in Cannon's car was 213-191-9221. See more »

Goofs

Cannon frequently uses his mobile phone in his car but exterior shots of the car never shows the necessary antenna. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Frank Cannon: My name's Frank Cannon, I'm a private investigator.
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Crazy Credits

In all five seasons, the credits are shown in capital and lower case letters. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.133 (2013) See more »

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Cannon the series
8 October 2005 | by rhk843-1See all my reviews

Why hasn't anyone reproduced this series for sale by season?? I know many people that would buy it as it was a fantastic show. Possibly one of the best series ever. The show had character, and great action. The star William Conrad was so believable. Yet they produce old shows like "I married Joan" from the early 50's and not this one in color from the 70's. I don't understand. This show, CANNON, and The Rockford Files, and Mannix are just not available for sale by anyone that I can find. I have often wondered if someone, the producer or maybe even William Conrad had a rider in their contract that these shows could not be re-sold?? Does anyone know??


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