Half Nelson (1985– )

TV Series   |    |  Comedy, Drama


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Rocky Nelson is a former New York cop, who is trying to make it as an actor in Hollywood. However, like most actor wannabees, he is still looking for his big break, and his lack of stature ... See full summary »

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Creators:

Glen A. Larson, Lou Shaw

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30 July 2004 | ericcody
Half Nelson, one silly and fun show to watch
Half Nelson, a 1985 NBC mid season replacement starred Joe Pesci of Raging Bull and Goodfellas fame. Half Nelson is probably one of the funniest and silliest private eye shows to ever hit prime time television. I put Half Nelson right up there with Police Squad Files, a 1982 ABC television series which became the Leslie Nielson Naked Gun comedies of the 1990's and the forgotten t.v. show Cop Rock.

Joe Pesci should have taken a page of Leslie Nielson book and turned Half Nelson into a successful movie franchise. The elements was all there: outrageous dialogue, outrageous car chases, over sized guns with long barrels, and outrageous, but funny as hack story lines. Half Nelson also starred Fred Williamson of Black Caesar and Three The Hard Way fame. I have not seen this show since it originally aired.

I give this show *** stars-good. It is not my knowledge on DVD or have been released on DVD.

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Genres

Comedy | Drama

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Release Date:

24 March 1985

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

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