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Naked City

Show FAQ
Why did James Franciscus not reprise his role when the show returned to the air in 1960?
Franciscus was under contract to appear in another series so Paul Burke was hired to replace him.
Why did John McIntire leave the series halfway through the first season?
Several reasons have been given so who knows which one is the truth. Among them--disputes with the series producer, a poor working relationship with co-star James Franciscus, and he missed his family and desired to return to the West Coast.
What were the words of the narrator in closing the show?
"There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them."
Who was the narrator for the series?
Producer Herbert B. Leonard was the narrator in the show's original 30 minute incarnation. Lawrence Dobkin narrated the later 60 minute version of the series.

Classification: Scripted
Genre: Crime | Drama
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: ABC ( USA)
Airs: Wednesdays at 10:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: September 30, 1958
Ended: May 29, 1963
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Mad_Buck (Challenge)