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77 Sunset Strip

Year:
Duration:
60 min (206 episodes) | 60 min (including commercials)
Genres:
Action | Crime | Drama
IMDB rate:
8
Awards:
Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 1958-10-10
Filming Locations: Tiffany Theatre, 8532 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, California , USA
Cast
Actor
Character
Clint Walker
Clint Walker
77 Sunset Strip
Efrem Zimbalist Jr.
Stuart Bailey
Edd Byrnes
Kookie
Roger Smith
Jeff Spencer
Jacqueline Beer
Suzanne
Louis Quinn
Roscoe
Byron Keith
Lt. Gilmore
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Trivia
This series was produced by Warner Brothers for ABC and the episode "The Kookie Caper" (episode 2.2, October 9, 1959) has some inside jokes about other series produced by that studio for ABC. Early in episode, Kookie (Edd Byrnes indicates that he doesn't know that Will Hutchins is the star of Sugarfoot (1957). Later, he can be seen reading an issue of TV Guide magazine with the stars of Maverick (1957), James Garner and Jack Kelly, on the cover. Both of those shows were produced by Warner Bros., as was this one.
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The network handed the creative reigns of the show over to Jack Webb and William Conrad for the show's 6th and final season. Webb and Conrad proceeded to fire the entire cast except Efrem Zimbalist Jr., and re-molded his character Stu Bailey into an international spy.
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The character Stu Bailey originally appeared in one novel and three short stories written by series creator Roy Huggins.
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What are the lyrics to the theme song?
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77 Sunset Strip was the name of the theme song. A shortened instrumental version was played at the beginning of the show, and the full version with lyrics at the end. Lyrics by Mack David and Jerry Livingston.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx77 Sunset Strip77 Sunset Strip77 Sunset StripThe street that wears the fancy labelThat's glorified in song and fableThe most exciting people pass you byIncluding a private eye77 Sunset Strip77 Sunset Strip77 Sunset StripYou meet the highbrow and the hipsterThe starlet and the phony tipsterYou meet most every kind of gal and guyIncluding a private eye77 Sunset Strip77 Sunset Strip77 Sunset Strip
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What are the lyrics to Kookie, Kookie (Lend Me Your Comb)?
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Kookie, Kookie (Lend Me Your Comb)Lyrics by Irving Taylor; Male voice, Edd "Kookie" Byrnes; Female voice, Connie StevensxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxF: Kookie, Kookie, lend me your combKookie, Kookie?(snap, snap)M: Well now, let's take it from the topAnd grab some wheelsWe'll wheel along and talk about someKookoo dealsF: But Kookie, Kookie, lend me your combKookie, Kookie?(snap, snap)M: Now you're on my wavelengthAnd I'm reading you just fineDon't cut out of here tilWe get on cloud nineF: But Kookie, Kookie(snap, snap)M: I've got smog in my nogginEver since you made the sceneF: You're the utmostM: If you ever tune me outDad, I'm the saddest, like I'm greenF: The very utmostKookie, lend me your combKookie, Kookie?(snap, snap)M: Man I've got my burners lightedAnd my flaps are gonna bendYou're gonna send me to that planet calledYou know it babyThe end(short saxophone interlude)F: Kookie, Kookie, lend me your combKookie, Kookie?(snap, snap)M: If you ever cut outThen I'd be a straight catCause when I'm flying soloNowhere's where I'm atF: Kookie, Kookie, lend me your combKookie, Kookie?(snap, snap)M: What's with this comb caper, baby?Why do you want to latch onto my comb?F: I just want you to stop combing your hairAnd kiss meYou're the maximum utmostM: Well, I'm beamed in on dreamsvilleAnd I'm moving right nowCause that's the kind of scene that I digBaby, you're the ginchiest
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