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Pros and Cons is an ABC network crime drama series and a lighthearted, revamped version of the ABC series "Gabriel's Fire."

The show aired from September 26, 1991 to January 2, 1992, lasting for one season & 12 episodes.


The series centered on Gabriel Bird, a former Chicago police officer who becomes a private detective after being wrongfully sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a fellow police officer, who moves to Los Angeles, California where he teams up with another private detective, Mitch O'Hannon.


  • James Earl Jones as Gabriel Bird
  • Richard Crenna as Mitch O'Hannon
  • Madge Sinclair as Josephine Bird