Jake and the Fatman (1987–1992)

Dancing in the Dark 

Jake works with a reformed cat burglar to clear his name and help reunite him with his son.


Chuck Bowman


Dean Hargrove (created by), Joel Steiger (created by) | 3 more credits »


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Episode complete credited cast:
William Conrad ... Jason Lochinvar 'Fatman' McCabe
Joe Penny ... Jake Styles
Alan Campbell Alan Campbell ... Derek Mitchell
Ray Wise ... Harry McGinn
Rodney Eastman ... Eric McGinn
Charles Cyphers ... Benny Kraus
Stewart Finlay-McLennan ... Vallabi
Bill Morey Bill Morey ... Wayne
Olga Russell Olga Russell ... Lisbeth Berkeley-Smythe
Al Harrington ... Puka Pete
Josie Over Josie Over ... Nori Okada
Jim Demarest Jim Demarest ... Frank Danning
James McGhee James McGhee ... Officer


Jake works with a reformed cat burglar to clear his name and help reunite him with his son.

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Crime | Drama



Release Date:

25 October 1989 (USA) See more »

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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


The character known as Wallaby is actually played by a real Australian, Stewart Finlay-McLennan. However, he must have moved to the USA very early in life, because he uses one of the worst Australian accents ever heard on this show. See more »

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