Elizabeth Bentley
Created by Rob Gilmer

According to The TV Times, this 1992 made-for- television flick relates what happens when "an unearthly romance blossoms between a female detective and the ghost of a murdered, 1940's private eye."

The female P.I. in question is one ELIZABETH BENTLEY, a perfect little miss, up-and- coming eager beaver partner in a prestigious law firm who's actually bored stiff with her perfect little life and her stuffed-shirt would-be fiancee. She's even in therapy, troubled by these recurring "punkish" daydreams of being Rambo. So she buys a trenchcoat, rents a rundown office and decides to become a private eye.

The catch is that the office is haunted by a former resident-a P.I. murdered in 1948, who in turn is obsessed with cracking his last case. To add to the proposed merriment, Jake is only visible to Elizabeth. Jaclyn Smith (one of Charlie's Angels) plays the squeaky clean Marlowe wannabe, and Corbin Bensen plays the spook.

It was touted as "Ghost meets The Maltese Falcon" but, at best, it's pleasant fluff. It was all done much better in Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased), a late sixties British TV show known in North America as My Partner the Ghost.


Respectfully submitted by Kevin Burton Smith.

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