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Cash and Cable (ABC 1975, William Shatner, Doug McClure)



Period crime drama series. In 1890’s San Francisco a disguise loving detective teams up with a saloon bar owner to crack his cases.

The TV Movie pilot was called Barbary Coast (and the series is sometimes referred to under that title) and featured Dennis Cole in the part taken by Doug McClure in the series.

Barbary Coast is an American television series that aired on ABC. The pilot movie first aired on May 4, 1975 and the series itself premiered September 8, 1975; the last episode aired January 9, 1976. Barbary Coast was inspired by a similar 19th-century spy series, The Wild Wild West, and like the earlier program, Barbary Coast mixed the genres of Western and secret agent drama.

production details
USA | ABC – Paramount | 1×98 minute episode 13×50 minutes | Pilot brodcast 4 May 1975, Series Broadcast 8 September 1975 – 9 January 1976

Producer: Douglas Heyes

William Shatner as Jeff Cable
Doug McClure as Cash Conover
Richard Kiel as Moose Moran
Dave Turner as Thumbs the Piano Player