Gideon Oliver

Gideon Oliver is a prime time television series that ran on the ABC television network between February 1989 and May 1989 as part of the ABC Mystery Movie rotation, along with B.L. Stryker, Kojak and Columbo. On the air for only five episodes, the series starred Louis Gossett, Jr., and was created by Dick Wolf. The title character first appeared in the novel series by mystery writer Aaron Elkins.

Gideon Oliver
Created byDick Wolf
StarringLouis Gossett, Jr.
Shari Headley
Opening themeTheme music by Mike Post and Stephen James Taylor
Country of originUnited States
No. of episodes5
Running time120 minutes
Original networkABC
Original releaseFebruary 20 
May 22, 1989


Oliver is a Columbia University anthropology professor, utilizing his knowledge of past cultures to solve crimes throughout the Western Hemisphere. He is assisted by his adult daughter Zina (Shari Headley).

List of episodes

Title Air date
1"Sleep Well, Professor Oliver"February 20, 1989 (1989-02-20)
Notable guest stars: Cynthia Nixon, Anthony LaPaglia.
2"Tongs"March 13, 1989 (1989-03-13)
Notable guest stars: John Amos, Russell Wong.
3"The Last Plane from Coramaya"April 10, 1989 (1989-04-10)
4"By the Waters of Babylon"April 24, 1989 (1989-04-24)
Notable guest stars: Madge Sinclair, Eriq La Salle.
5"Kennonite"May 22, 1989 (1989-05-22)
Notable guest stars: Melissa Leo, John de Lancie.

See also

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