Casablanca - a 1980s television series based on the 1942 classic film. David Soul (Starsky and Hutch) plays Rick Blaine an American expatriate and the owner of Rick's Caf in unoccupied Africa during the early days of WWII. The shows stellar cast includesHector Elizondo as Captain Renault, Reuven Bar-Yotam as Ferrari, Ray Liotta as Sacha, Patrick Horgan as Major Heinrich Strasser and Scatman Crothers as Sam. The classic song "As Time Goes By", sung here by Crothers is the opening theme song for the show.Winner of an Emmy Award for Outstanding Cinematography for a series and a nominee for Outstanding Art Direction for a series.
David Soul, Scatman Crothers, Ray Liotta. The classic 1942 movie is recreated as a TV series. Rick’s Cafe Americain is still buzzing with murderers, Nazis and people seeking escape to the free world. 5 episodes on 2 DVDs. 1983/color/4 hrs., 5 min/NR/fullscreen.