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Rooster is a 1982 made-for-television film starring Paul Williams and Pat McCormick who were reunited after their pairing in the Smokey and the Bandit movies. Rooster is an unsold television pilot written and produced by Glen A. Larson for 20th Century Fox Television and broadcast as a two-hour movie on ABC on August 19, 1982.

Written byGlen A. Larson
Paul Williams
Directed byRuss Mayberry
StarringPaul Williams
Pat McCormick
J. D. Cannon
Ed Lauter
Jill St. John
Kathrine Baumann
Amy Botwinick
Music byStu Phillips
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Executive producer(s)Glen A. Larson
Producer(s)Keith Pierce (associate producer)
Harker Wade (supervising producer)
CinematographyChuck Arnold (as Charles G. Arnold)
Editor(s)David Howe
Running time85 minutes
Production company(s)20th Century Fox Television
Glen A. Larson Productions
Tugboat Productions
Original networkABC
Picture formatColor
Audio formatMono
Original release
  • August 19, 1982 (1982-08-19)

Plot summaryEdit

A physically small police psychologist (Paul Williams) and a physically large insurance detective (Pat McCormick) team up on an arson case.


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