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Tuesday, January 21, 2014

January 21, 1946: ABC debuts 'The Fat Man'.

 January 21, 1946: ABC introduced the The Fat Manstarring J. Scott Smart as the portly detective. He weighed in at 270 pounds in real life.

The show was part of a crime series block that included broadcasts of I Deal in Crime, Forever Tops, and Jimmy Gleason's Diner.