History Series / PeterGunn

5th Sep '16 7:29:48 AM erforce
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** Reaches the point of CrowningMusicOfAwesome for the title theme, which has become one of the iconic themes of all time, up there with Mancini's other famous work ''ThePinkPanther''.

to:

** Reaches the point of CrowningMusicOfAwesome for the title theme, which has become one of the iconic themes of all time, up there with Mancini's other famous work ''ThePinkPanther''.''Franchise/ThePinkPanther''.
13th Apr '16 4:18:30 PM Mdumas43073
Is there an issue? Send a Message


A half hour [[PrivateDetective Private Eye]] TV show created by Creator/BlakeEdwards that ran from 195861, updating the HardboiledDetective ideals of the 1930s with 1950s notions of jazz cool. It featured the crime-solving skills of the title character (Craig Stevens), who got equal portions of help and hindrance from Lieutenant Jacoby. He hung out in a nightclub where his girlfriend was the singer; the owner often provided tips and clues to the crime.

to:

A half hour [[PrivateDetective Private Eye]] TV show created by Creator/BlakeEdwards that ran from 195861, updating the HardboiledDetective ideals of the 1930s with 1950s notions of jazz cool. It featured the crime-solving skills of the title character (Craig Stevens), who got equal portions of help and hindrance from Lieutenant Jacoby. He hung out in a nightclub where his girlfriend was the singer; the owner often provided tips and clues to the crime.
13th Apr '16 4:18:10 PM Mdumas43073
Is there an issue? Send a Message


A half hour [[PrivateDetective Private Eye]] TV show from 1958 that ran for three years, updating the HardboiledDetective ideals of the 1930s with 1950s notions of jazz cool. It featured the crime-solving skills of the title character (Craig Stevens), who got equal portions of help and hindrance from Lieutenant Jacoby. He hung out in a nightclub where his girlfriend was the singer; the owner often provided tips and clues to the crime.

to:

A half hour [[PrivateDetective Private Eye]] TV show from 1958 created by Creator/BlakeEdwards that ran for three years, from 195861, updating the HardboiledDetective ideals of the 1930s with 1950s notions of jazz cool. It featured the crime-solving skills of the title character (Craig Stevens), who got equal portions of help and hindrance from Lieutenant Jacoby. He hung out in a nightclub where his girlfriend was the singer; the owner often provided tips and clues to the crime.
13th Apr '16 4:16:17 PM Mdumas43073
Is there an issue? Send a Message


[[quoteright:350:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/Peter_Gunn_7589.jpg]]

A half hour [[PrivateDetective Private Eye]] TV show from 1958 that ran for three years, updating the HardboiledDetective ideals of the 1930's with 1950's notions of jazz cool. It featured the crime-solving skills of the title character (Craig Stevens), who got equal portions of help and hindrance from Lieutenant Jacoby. He hung out in a nightclub where his girlfriend was the singer; the owner often provided tips and clues to the crime.

to:

[[quoteright:350:http://static.[[quoteright:300:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/Peter_Gunn_7589.jpg]]

A half hour [[PrivateDetective Private Eye]] TV show from 1958 that ran for three years, updating the HardboiledDetective ideals of the 1930's 1930s with 1950's 1950s notions of jazz cool. It featured the crime-solving skills of the title character (Craig Stevens), who got equal portions of help and hindrance from Lieutenant Jacoby. He hung out in a nightclub where his girlfriend was the singer; the owner often provided tips and clues to the crime.



The series is available on Hulu.

to:

The series is available on Hulu.Creator/{{Hulu}}.
2nd Dec '15 12:27:24 PM VenomLancerHae
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* BreakawayPopHit: No, really. The theme music hit #1 on the Billboard chart and stayed there for ten weeks, and the show's soundtrack [=LP=] received the ''first'' Album of the Year award when the Grammy Awards began. (To be fair, it was the late 1950's.)
** A remake of the theme by the Art of Noise reached #2 on Billboard's Dance chart in 1986.
* ChannelHop: The show aired for two seasons on Creator/{{NBC}} before jumping to Creator/{{ABC}} for its third and final season.
* TheCharmer: Pete himself.

to:

%% * BreakawayPopHit: No, really. The theme music hit #1 on the Billboard chart and stayed there for ten weeks, and the show's soundtrack [=LP=] received the ''first'' Album of the Year award when the Grammy Awards began. (To be fair, it was the late 1950's.)
%% ** A remake of the theme by the Art of Noise reached #2 on Billboard's Dance chart in 1986.
%% * ChannelHop: The show aired for two seasons on Creator/{{NBC}} before jumping to Creator/{{ABC}} for its third and final season.
%% * TheCharmer: Pete himself.



* DetectiveDrama
* DramaticHalfHour
* FilmNoir
* FriendOnTheForce: In Lieutenant Jacoby.
* GlamorousWartimeSinger: Minus the war, but this is Pete's girlfriend, Edie Hart.
* GoodGuyBar: Nightclub, really. But same difference.
* InstrumentalThemeTune: With piano by JohnWilliams.

to:

%% * DetectiveDrama
%% * DramaticHalfHour
%% * FilmNoir
%% * FriendOnTheForce: In Lieutenant Jacoby.
%% * GlamorousWartimeSinger: Minus the war, but this is Pete's girlfriend, Edie Hart.
%% * GoodGuyBar: Nightclub, really. But same difference.
%% * InstrumentalThemeTune: With piano by JohnWilliams.



* MusicOfNote: The series was notable for its music. (Unusually for the time, every episode had original music written for it.)

to:

* MusicOfNote: MusicOfNote:
**
The series was notable for its music. (Unusually for the time, every episode had original music written for it.)



* PrivateDetective: The titular Peter Gunn.

to:

%% * PrivateDetective: The titular Peter Gunn.
30th Jun '15 12:25:22 PM Cindylover1969
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* NoExportForYou: It didn't get sold to British television due to concerns over its violence. (That wouldn't be a problem today.)
6th Aug '14 7:32:46 AM megarotic
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* {{Leitmotif}}: The InstrumentalThemeTune becomes this for Bally's ''Spy Hunter'' video game.

to:

* {{Leitmotif}}: The InstrumentalThemeTune becomes this for Bally's ''Spy Hunter'' ''SpyHunter'' video game.
19th Jul '14 3:54:46 PM FreeLiveFree
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:


The series is available on Hulu.
1st Sep '13 3:58:27 PM Prfnoff
Is there an issue? Send a Message


A half hour [[PrivateDetective Private Eye]] TV show from 1958 that ran for three years, updating the HardboiledDetective ideals of the 1930's with 1950's notions of jazz cool. It featured the crime-solving skills of the title character, who got equal portions of help and hindrance from Lieutenant Jacoby. He hung out in a nightclub where his girlfriend was the singer; the owner often provided tips and clues to the crime.

to:

A half hour [[PrivateDetective Private Eye]] TV show from 1958 that ran for three years, updating the HardboiledDetective ideals of the 1930's with 1950's notions of jazz cool. It featured the crime-solving skills of the title character, character (Craig Stevens), who got equal portions of help and hindrance from Lieutenant Jacoby. He hung out in a nightclub where his girlfriend was the singer; the owner often provided tips and clues to the crime.
25th Jan '13 1:11:09 PM Cindylover1969
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* MusicOfNote: The series was notable for its music.

to:

* MusicOfNote: The series was notable for its music. (Unusually for the time, every episode had original music written for it.)
This list shows the last 10 events of 17. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Series.PeterGunn