Half Nelson (TV series)

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Half Nelson
Created by Glen A. Larson
Lou Shaw
Starring Joe Pesci
Victoria Jackson
Fred Williamson
Opening theme"L.A. You Belong to Me" performed by Robert Jason
ComposersStu Phillips
Robert Jason
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes9
Running time60 minutes
Production companiesGlen A. Larson Productions
20th Century Fox Television
Original network NBC
Original releaseMarch 24 
May 10, 1985 (1985-05-10)

Half Nelson is an American detective comedy-drama series that aired on NBC from March 24 until May 10, 1985. [1]



Rocky Nelson is a former New York City cop who moved to Beverly Hills, where he got a job at a private security service for the rich and famous, while attempting to make it as an actor. In addition to guarding celebrities, he also helps solve crimes.



No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date
"Pilot" Bruce Bilson Glen A. Larson & Lou ShawMarch 24, 1985 (1985-03-24)
3"The Deadly Vase"Alan CookeLou Shaw (teleplay), Aubrey Solomon & Steve Greenberg (story)March 29, 1985 (1985-03-29)
4"Uppers and Downers"James SheldonDonald RossApril 5, 1985 (1985-04-05)
5"Diplomatic Immunity"TBATBAApril 12, 1985 (1985-04-12)
6"Nose Job"TBATBAApril 19, 1985 (1985-04-19)
7"Chariots for Hire"TBA Mark McClafferty April 26, 1985 (1985-04-26)
8"Beverly Hills Princess" Bernard McEveety Lou Shaw (story), Richard Freiman & Simon Muntner (teleplay)May 10, 1985 (1985-05-10)
9"Malibu Colony"TBAAubrey SolomonMay 10, 1985 (1985-05-10)

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  1. "Half Nelson" Television Obscurities. Retrieved 2017-01-12.