After a Federal faux pas, small-time mobster John Tenuti flees West across the U.S., pursued by bumbling goons from his Jersey outfit plus his rabid ex-wife, a Fed herself (Rose Abdoo). As ... See full summary »
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Complete series cast summary:
Peter Dobson ...  Johnny Bago / ... 8 episodes, 1993
Rose Abdoo ...  Beverly Florio 8 episodes, 1993
Anna Berger ...  Ma Tenuti 6 episodes, 1993
Richard Romanus ...  Vinnie / ... 4 episodes, 1993
Timothy Stack ...  Bob Burrows / ... 4 episodes, 1993
Michael V. Gazzo ...  Don Roselli 4 episodes, 1993
Art LaFleur ...  Captain Lemsky 2 episodes, 1993
Barry Shabaka Henley ...  Detective Venezia 2 episodes, 1993
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After a Federal faux pas, small-time mobster John Tenuti flees West across the U.S., pursued by bumbling goons from his Jersey outfit plus his rabid ex-wife, a Fed herself (Rose Abdoo). As pompadoured Johnny Bago, he sees the USA in his Winnebago, cranks up the tune-age to remind him of dear old Hoboken, and each episode lands in a bizarre back-roads situation with locals as flaky as he is (including Elvis). Unfortunately neither Johnny nor this summer replacement series from the producers of Seabiscuit and The Polar Express, with music by Jimmy Buffett, made it to Fall. Written by David Stevens

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hey, i'll be in your fan club
14 March 2005 | by eternalbutterflySee all my reviews

yes, all you "Johnny Bago" fans, this could be the place where we unite and discuss the show that only made it a portion of a season--but it was good!!! I honestly didn't even know anyone else had ever seen the show--I loved the humor of his crazy wife chasing after him and never being able to catch him no matter how hard she tried.

Johnny was a great show because it wasn't like the typical prime time cheesy shows they have on these days, it was very original.

One day I tuned into "Johnny Bago" (was it on Thursday nights?) and he wasn't on anymore! Every time I ask someone if they've actually seen the show, they're like "Johnny who?" I'm glad I'm not the only one out there, Johnny Bago fans unite!


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