1 9 5 7 (USA/UK)
39 x 30 minute episodes
J. Carrol Naish starred as the Chinese proverb-quoting detective, father to many children, although aided here by “Number One Son”, Barry (James Hong).
The first five episodes were filmed in the US, then production switched to the UK for the rest of the series.
Charlie had now moved to London and was helped further by two British detectives, Inspector Marlowe (Hugh Williams) and Inspector Duff (Rupert Davies, who would later star in the title role of another famous fictional detective series, Maigret).
J. Carrol Naish