Set in a nameless waterfront city, the series features stylish film noir cinematography and stylish musical score written by Henry Mancini, whose "The Peter Gunn Theme" won an Emmy Award and two Grammy's. In fact, Peter Gunn was the first TV show featuring modern jazz for a soundtrack. Edwards himself directed many episodes, as did an impressive roster of Hollywood's best TV directors, including Robert Altman.
Craig Stevens plays Gunn, Pete to his friends, a handsome, suave detective tough enough to take on the hardest of hard cases, but has a soft touch when it comes to the ladies. His girlfriend, the gorgeous singer Edie Hart is the featured singer at "Mothers", a smoke filled jazz club used by Gunn as his unofficial office. Other regulars at the club include a colorful cast of musicians, pool hustlers, artists and a sculptor. His standard fee is 1,000.00 and his reputation keeps the customers lined up for his services, sometimes referred by Mother/ A man with expensive tastes, Peter Gunn drives a stylish two-toned Plymouth Fury Convertible, equipped with a mobile phone.
Dim the lights and enjoy the classic series, one of the best TV detective shows ever made!