Philip Marlowe, Private Eye (1983)
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Country: UK, Canada, USA

Genres: Action, Crime, Mystery

Taglines: He's the reason crime doesn't pay.

Director: Robert Iscove, Peter R. Hunt, Bryan Forbes, Sidney Hayers, ...

Writers: Raymond Chandler, Jo Eisinger, Jeremy Hole, Jesse Lasky Jr., ...

Stars: Powers Boothe, Billy Kearns, Kathryn Leigh Scott, Ken Pogue, ...

Relying on his wits,instinct,gun and whiskey private detective Philip Marlowe solves many of Los Angeles' worst crime cases during the 1930s.His style is sarcastic,his methods are unorthodox,his charm is adored by the ladies,his meddling is hated by the local cops,his wallet is often times empty and his skull is hardened by the many unexpected blows received in the dark.Despite his low social status,his constant drinking and the lowly company he keeps Philip Marlowe has very high moral standards and a very developed sense of justice.Often times he lends a helping hand to those in need who are at the bottom of society and also to tear-eyed attractive ladies in distress who can gift him a kiss and a drink.The crime mystery series are adapted from Raymond Chandler's short stories.

Seasons:   2 - 1

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