Stephen J. Cannell passed away

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  1. evangilder

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    Anyone who has watched television in the last 40+ years will recognize shows that he has produced and/or written for. For those of you who remember, he was the executive producer for Baa Baa Black Sheep, and a ton of other shows including Hawaii Five O, 21 Jump Street, the A Team, Colombo, Adam-12 and many more.

    He provided a lot of entertainment over the years.
     
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    Sad to hear. I've watched most of those shows (never got to see Baa Baa Black Sheep though). Just heard that 'Hawaii Five O' is about to be produced again, brought up to date, but with the same characters (not actors!).
    Shame he didn't get to see it.
     
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    That really is a shane, Adam-12 is one of the earliest shows I remember watching.
     
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    I remember watching Baa Baa Blacksheep, Hawaii 5-0, A-Team ("I love it when a plan comes together!"), and Colombo....Colombo was probably one of my favs. Peter Falk is great! "Oh, just one more thing..."

    Hollywood doesn't make many writers/producers of his caliber anymore, sadly enough.
     
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    that is sad news. i loved his shows. the new hawaii 5 0 is great . magnum and a-team were my favorites.
     
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    Very sad to hear :(
     
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    His best was "The Rockford Files"! Loved that show!
     
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    I don't think he had a bad show. Television has definitely lost an icon.:(
     
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    I watched many, many of his TV shows. The man had a ton of talent.
     
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