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Banacek

Year:
Duration:
90 min (16 episodes)
Genres:
Crime | Drama | Mystery
IMDB rate:
7.6
Awards:
Nominated for Primetime Emmy.
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 1972-09-13
Filming Locations: Apartments, Backlot, Universal Studios - 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, California, USA
Cast
Actor
Character
George Peppard
Thomas Banacek
Ralph Manza
Jay Drury
Murray Matheson
Felix Mulholland
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Trivia
Part of the NBC Wednesday Night Mystery Movie.
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The cigars Banacek smoked were actually George Peppard's private stock of panatelas from Club 21 in New York (they were the same cigars he smoked as Hannibal Smith in The A-Team (1983)).
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None of the strange, supposedly "Polish" sayings liberally quoted by the lead character is genuine. They were all invented by the script writers with humorous effect in mind. On top of that, "Banacek" is a typical name from Slovakia, not Poland.
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Quotes
Thomas Banacek: Just because a dress is red satin doesn't mean it comes off easily.
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Thomas Banacek: The chicken that clucks the loudest is the one most likely to go to the Steamfitter's Picnic.
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Thomas Banacek: If your socks are not in your shoes, don't look for them in Heaven.
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Photos from cast
Gretchen Corbett Gene Dynarski Richard Jordan Margot Kidder Sabrina Scharf Louise Sorel Adele Yoshioka