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The Outsider 

David Ross is a orphaned, ex-con, loner living in a world that loaths and makes a living as a private investgator in Los Angeles to tackle his financial problems and other people's problems as well.

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Roy Huggins
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Darren McGavin ...  David Ross 26 episodes, 1968-1969
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David Ross is a orphaned, ex-con, loner living in a world that loaths and makes a living as a private investgator in Los Angeles to tackle his financial problems and other people's problems as well.

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Meet Dave Ross, a go-it alone private eye who always finds himself where the action is. Darren McGavin stars. Premiere.

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Crime | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 September 1968 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Außenseiter See more »

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Runtime:

(26 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

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Color (Technicolor)

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1.33 : 1
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Everyman's Justice
16 May 2008 | by jim_altmanSee all my reviews

Roy Huggins, Darren McGavin, and "The Summer of Love" combined to give us a classic, though short-lived, everyman hero of truth, justice, and the American way. David Ross didn't get the girl or the reward or fame or wealth. He got beat up regularly and his clunker Plymouth usually received another undeserved dent, but he had ethics and he knew sh** from shinola. When he was reincarnated a few years later as Jim Rockford, the endings got happier (and more contrived) but for David Ross the calvary didn't come over the rise in the nick of time and the villain didn't always get his just desserts. That's the way real life is. I'm only sorry that the world didn't have David Ross to kick around for a few more seasons.


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