CrazyAboutTV.com
CrazyAboutTV.com Logo
TV Show Trivia, Episode
Lists, Descriptions,
& Cast Photos!

TV Shows By Genre
Action TV Shows

Comedy TV Shows

Drama TV Shows

Fantasy & Horror

Kids TV Shows

Miniseries

Reality TV Shows

Sci-Fi TV Shows

TV Game Shows

All Others

Home



TV Shows By Decade NOTE: Lists compiled by
date 1st episode aired:

40s TV Shows

50s TV Shows

60s TV Shows

70s TV Shows

80s TV Shows

90s TV Shows

2000s TV Shows



Really Cool Stuff
TV Shows on Dvd

TV Show Theme Songs

Fall 2014 TV Schedule

TV Spin-Offs

TV Forums

Privacy Policy


   

Banacek


Banacek Cast

Series Description

Thie Banacek TV show was a 90 minute detective action series on NBC about a "hip" Polish-American private detective. He used his crime-solving abilities to find stolen property for which he received large rewards from insurance companies.

Banacek Cast

George Peppard .................... Thomas "Tom" Banacek
Ralph Manza ....................... Jay Drury
Murray Matheson ................... Felix Mulholland
Christina Belford ................. Carlie Kirkland

Banacek Trivia

    

Thomas Banacek was very successful at his job. He was able to own a home in the ritsy Beacon Hills section of Boston, Massachucetts!

The cigars that George Peppard smoked on Banacek were Panatelas from Club 21 in New York City. He had smoked the same cigars as Hannibal Smith on "The A-Team". He eventually gave up smoking in 1992 after having a tumor removed from one of his lungs.

The Banacek TV show was one element of the NBC Mystery Movie series. It shared its timeslot with other popular mystery series including "Columbo", "McCloud", "McMillan And Wife", and "Quincy M.E."

George also stopped drinking alcohol in 1978 after concluding he was an alcoholic. He became very active in helping other alcoholics stop drinking and also got involved in several other charitable organizations.

Mr. Peppard was actually hired to play the role of Blake Carrington on the series, "Dynasty". After a series of disagreements with producers, he was fired and John Forsythe got the role.

George Peppard also made no secret of the fact that he was thrilled when the TV series, "The A-Team (1983)" was canceled. He feared that the show would go on forever!

The series won an award from the "Polish-American Congress" for positively portraying a Polish-American on television.

Episodes List With Original Air Dates

Tv Show Pilot Episode

Banacek (3/20/1972) - As a segment on NBC's "Wednesday Mystery Movie".

Season 1

1... Let's Hear It For A Living Legend (9/13/1972)
2... Project Phoenix (9/27/1972)
3... No Sign Of The Cross (10/11/1972)
4... A Million The Hard Way (11/1/1972)
5... To Steal A King (11/15/1972)
6... Ten Thousand Dollars A Page (1/10/1973)
7... The Greatest Collection Of Them All (1/24/1973)
8... The Two Million Clams Of Cap'N Jack (2/7/1973)

Season 2

9... No Stone Unturned (10/3/1973)
10. If Max Is So Smart, Why Doesn't He Tell Us Where He Is? (11/7/1973)
11. The Three Million Dollar Piracy (11/21/1973)
12. The Vanishing Chalice (1/15/1974)
13. Horse Of A Slightly Different Color (1/22/1974)
14. Rocket To Oblivion (2/12/1974)
15. Fly Me - If You Can Find Me (2/19/1974)
16. Now You See Me, Now You Don't (3/12/1974)

Thank you for visiting our Banacek page!

Copyright © 1997-2014 CrazyAboutTV.com
All rights reserved