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Rosetti and Ryan is an American legal drama television series that aired from September 22 until November 10, 1977.

Rosetti and Ryan
GenreLegal drama
Created byRichard P. Rosetti
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes6 + Pilot (list of episodes)
Running time60 minutes
Production company(s)Heyday Productions
Universal Television
Original networkNBC
Original releaseMay 19 –
November 10, 1977



Legal drama about two completely different lawyers; Rosetti is outgoing and debonair, while Ryan is a former cop who is more low-profile and no-nonsense.[1]




No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date
0"Men Who Love Women"John AstinGordon Cotler, Don Mankiewicz, & Sam RolfeMay 19, 1977 (1977-05-19)
Rosetti and Ryan defend an heiress accused of killing her husband.

Season 1Edit

No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1"If You Can't Trust Your Lawyer"Alex MarchTBASeptember 22, 1977 (1977-09-22)
An actress is accused of killing the publicist of a football player.
2"The Ten-Second Client"Burt BrinckerhoffDon M. Mankiewicz and Gordon CotlerOctober 13, 1977 (1977-10-13)
A getaway driver of a hotel robbery is charged with technical murder.
3"Is There a Lawyer in the House?"Daniel HallerJeff KingOctober 20, 1977 (1977-10-20)
A TV commercial director is charged with sexual assault and narcotics possession.
4"Ms. Bluebeard"Harry FalkTBAOctober 27, 1977 (1977-10-27)
A woman is suspected of killing her sixth husband.
5"Everybody Into the Pool"Richard CrennaTBANovember 3, 1977 (1977-11-03)
Rosetti and Ryan act as standby lawyers for a murder defendant handling her own case.
6"Bedeviled Angel"Joshua ShelleyWalter WagerNovember 10, 1977 (1977-11-10)
A woman tries to use counterfeit bills to pay a traffic fine.


The pilot aired May 19, 1977, as a made-for-TV-movie.[2]



  1. ^ TV Guide. "Rosetti and Ryan Cast and Details". TV Guide. Retrieved 2013-02-18.
  2. ^ 1985, p. 355.


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