TV US TV

Run Buddy Run (CBS 1966-1967, Jack Sheldon, Bruce Gordon)

Run Buddy Run

A send up of The Fugitive genre sitcom Run Buddy Run placed ‘ordinary Joe’ Buddy Overstreet in danger of losing his life when, whilst visiting a Turkish bath he overhears a team of crooks talking about a hit they are going to carry out.

The crooks worked for Devere Enterprises run by Mr Devere and his son Junior and after Buddy overheard their code word “Chicken Little” they were determined to bump him off.

Buddy however always managed to stay one step ahead of them.

production details
USA / CBS/ x30 minute episodes / Broadcast Monday 20 September 1966 – Monday 2 January 1967

cast
JACK SHELDON as Buddy Overstreet
BRUCE GORDON as Devere
JIM CONNELL as Junior
NICK GEORGIADE as Wendell
GREGG PALMER as Harry