Father Dowling Mysteries (1989–1991)

TV Series   |    |  Comedy, Crime, Mystery

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An amiable, inquisitive Chicago priest moonlights as a detective and is assisted by a rather worldly, lock-picking nun.

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  • Tom Bosley and Tracy Nelson in Father Dowling Mysteries (1989)
  • Tom Bosley and Tracy Nelson in Father Dowling Mysteries (1989)
  • Father Dowling Mysteries (1989)
  • Tom Bosley and Tracy Nelson in Father Dowling Mysteries (1989)
  • Father Dowling Mysteries (1989)
  • Tom Bosley, Tracy Nelson, and Mary Wickes in Father Dowling Mysteries (1989)

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Dean Hargrove, Joel Steiger

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23 January 2004 | mcfly-31
show puts viewer in Hell
The most outlandish junk that must've left the church on the floor. Just your everyday life of a priest and a nun, as he drags her along on sorted misadventures. And I don't mean backpacking and fundraisers, try organized crime and serial killers. This is only based on five or so episodes but that's all I needed. The king of them all was a recent one involving Bosley's priest infiltrating the mob! HE DONS GLASSES AND A GANGSTER VOICE TO QUESTION A BARTENDER!! THE NUN DRESSES LIKE A HOOKER IN HEELS! At least Murder, She Wrote stayed within a realm. What's next, Jessica Fletcher as a phone-sex operator?? Thank God (pun, hehe) they crucified this crap after 45 episodes. Avoid it, go to church and pray for its forgiveness.

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