Cinema Cannon Pilot

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  1. Megaterio Llamas

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    I found the pilot episode of Cannon on youtube. This is a full 90 minute tele movie in which the famous tv detective played by the great Bill Conrad made his first appearance on network tv. If this proves popular I will try to add more episodes and maybe get a discussion going.



    View: https://youtu.be/Qd50Dfw-FEY
     
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    This show predates me by a handful of years, but I watched it a few years after it had ended. Most of my youth we lived out in the country, outside of a small town, and we didn't have any cable or TV. I think we finally got an antenna around 87 or 88. Anyway, my grandma used to record tv shows for my dad on VHS. We had a huge wooden chest full of tapes, and my brother and I used to watch shows like this with my dad. If a show was any type of a crime/murder-mystery style, there is a good chance my grandma was recording it for us.

    This show was in there, and also Kojak and McCloud (sp?).



    Mr. Conrad is the same actor that was also in Nero Wolf, right?


    Another blast from the past presented by our resident Pleistocene megafauna! :D
    (I have no idea what your SN actually means, but I translate it as "big llama", and it reminds me of Megatherium which is the extinct giant ground sloth)
     
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    This is a terrific post all around. I was in fact known as Megatherium on the older sites; and here at first too. Just thought I would change things up by adding some regional flavor. The megatherium being a South American ground sloth and the Spanish translation, of course being megaterio. So I could be understood as the ground sloth caballero of the two llamas. There is also perhaps a connection to the great Argentine actor Fernando Lamas who not only hailed from the region but was also the basis for the world's most interesting man character. And don't even get me started on the South American music ;)

    So having always admired Fernando Lamas, the megatherium and the llama, and generally been a fan of the region since visiting the Rio Plate for the '78 World Cup, I decided to make a bouillabaisse.

    And yes that is Nero Wolfe. Also, of course Kojak McCloud were fine series in their own right. I too had no cable growing up, but also no grandmother recording episodes for me on vhs so I just stayed outside myself.
     
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    This thread can be expanded to include all of the great Quinn Martin series' if anyone likes.

    I'm a fan of all of the Quinn Martin Productions ;)


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    Classic episode - Season 1 episode 7 - Girl In The Electric Coffin.

    In which Cannon goes undercover impersonating a rock music producer to infiltrate a group of hippy musicians.

    Enjoy ;)


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