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Big Shamus, Little Shamus was an American detective drama series that aired on CBS on Saturday nights at 9:00 p.m Eastern Time for two weeks from September 29, 1979 to October 6, 1979.[1]

Big Shamus, Little Shamus
Starring Brian Dennehy, Doug McKeon
Country of origin USA
Original language(s) English
Running time 60 minutes
Production company(s) Lorimar
Distributor Warner Bros. Television Distribution
Original network CBS
Original release September 29 – October 6, 1979


The Series focused on Arnie Sutter, the veteran house detective at The Ansonia Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and his thirteen-year-old son Max, who solved crimes at the hotel casino relating to legalized gambling.