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Tenspeed and Brown Shoe is an ABC network detective comedy series created by Stephen J. Cannell.
The show first from January 27, 1980 to May 20, 1980 for 10 episodes; the remaining four episodes aired from June 6, 1980 to June 27, 1980.
The series centered on a paroled con man and an accountant (with dreams of becoming a detective) who teamed up together to fight crime.
- Ben Vereen as E.L. Turner
- Jeff Goldblum as Lionel Whitney
- Richard Romanus as Tedesco
- Larry Manetti as Chip Vincent
"Tenspeed and Brown Show" was heavily promoted by ABC at the time it premiered in late January 1980 and attracted a substantial audience for its first few episodes (indeed, the series was the 29th-most watched program of the 1979–80 U.S. television season, according to Nielsen ratings), but viewership dropped off substantially after that, and it was not renewed for the 1980–81 season.