A slick, street-smart private eye and top disguise artist solves various crimes with a little help from his friends and also takes care of his dad, a bar owner.
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Complete series cast summary:
Mario Van Peebles ...  Sonny Spoon 15 episodes, 1988
Terry Donahoe Terry Donahoe ...  Carolyn Gilder 15 episodes, 1988
Bob Wieland Bob Wieland ...  Johnny Skates 15 episodes, 1988
Melvin Van Peebles ...  Mel Spoon 10 episodes, 1988
Jordana Capra ...  Monique 9 episodes, 1988
Joe Shea Joe Shea ...  Lucius DeLuce 9 episodes, 1988
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Sonny Spoon, a young con man, pulls elaborate scams to steal money from the crooked, aided by his father, an experienced con man himself, and his circle of criminal friends. Written by <crow_steve@hotmail.com>

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Another one lost in the shuffle
30 January 2004 | by slyscapeSee all my reviews

I also got to watch Sonny Spoon on AFN in Germany. I was in High School and remembered being very disappointed when the show was cancelled (along with Tim Reid's Frank's Place). This was my first lesson that its not always the quality shows that make it on TV. In my opinion, the laid-back chemistry between Van Peebles and his cast is what separated Sonny Spoon from the competition


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