The cast of Ace Crawford... Private Eye
Tim Conway, Joe Regalbuto, Billy Barty, Richard Christie
What is Ace Crawford... Private Eye about?
This series was Sam Spade played for broad comedy. Ace Crawford was an incompetent gumshoe whose reputation as an ace detective was maintained by a progression of wild accidents and dumb luck. He was assisted by Toomey, a CPA who truly believed his mystique. Ace's favorite hangout was a wharfside bar run by Inch, mainly because his romantic foil, Luana, was a singer there.