The Trials of O'Brien

The Trials of O'Brien (1965)

  • Genre: Drama, Comedy
  • Creator: Gene Wang
  • First Air Date: 1965-09-18
  • Last Air Date: 1966-03-18
  • Total Seasons: 1
  • Total Episodes: 22
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 48 min.
  • Production Company: The O'Brien Company
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Networks: CBS
  • Director: Richard Donner
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The Trials of O'Brien is a 1965 television series starring Peter Falk as a sordid Shakespeare-quoting lawyer and featuring Elaine Stritch as his secretary and Joanna Barnes as his ex-wife. The series ran for only 22 episodes. Among its guest stars: Milton Berle, Robert Blake, David Carradine, Faye Dunaway, Britt Ekland, Tammy Grimes, Buddy Hackett, Gene Hackman, Frank Langella, Angela Lansbury, Cloris Leachman, Roger Moore, Rita Moreno, Estelle Parsons, Joanna Pettet, Brock Peters, Tony Roberts and Martin Sheen. Falk often said that he actually liked this financially unsuccessful series much better than his later smash-hit Columbo.

  • Keywords: lawyer
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    The Trials of O'Brien Seasons

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 1965-09-18
    22 Episodes

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    • Peter Falk

      as Daniel O'Brien
    • Elaine Stritch

      as Miss G
    • Joanna Barnes

      as Katie O'Brien
    • David Burns

      as The Great McGonigle
    Production Richard Alan Simmons Executive Producer
    Production Gene Wang Producer
    Sound Sid Ramin Music
    Directing Richard Donner Director
    Camera Felix Trimboli Director of Photography
    Writing Gene Wang Screenplay
    Writing Gene Wang Creative Producer