Oldest Rookie, The (television)

Oldest Rookie, The (television) Television series; aired from September 16, 1987, to January 6, 1988, on CBS. After 25 years on the police force as a senior-ranking public relations officer, Ike Porter decides to hit the streets and is paired with a free-wheeling partner, Tony Jonas, who is half his age. Through a growing mutual respect for each other, their own brand of charm and unorthodox methods, the two solve more than their share of cases, while driving their superiors crazy. Stars Paul Sorvino (Ike), D. W. Moffett (Tony), Raymond J. Barry (Zaga), Marshall Bell (Lane).