Longstreet (1971–1972)

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The cases of a blind insurance investigator.

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »
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 Mike Longstreet (24 episodes, 1971-1972)
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 Nikki Bell (23 episodes, 1971-1972)
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 Duke Paige (21 episodes, 1971-1972)
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 Mrs. Kingston (21 episodes, 1971-1972)
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Mike Longstreet was an insurance investigator who was blinded in an explosion. His wife was killed by the same blast. With the aid of braille teacher Nikki and guide dog Pax, Longstreet tracked down the jewel thieves who murdered his wife, and continued his career as a detective. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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The ABC series ran from September 16, 1971 to August 10, 1972 (23 episodes) on Thursdays, 9:00 - 10:00 pm. The 90 minute pilot film originally aired on February 23, 1971 under the "ABC Tuesday Movie of the Week" umbrella. The film was replayed on ABC on September 9, 1971. See more »

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Duke Paige: What is this thing you do?
Li Tsing: In Catonese, Jeet Kune Do - the way of the intercepting fist.
Duke Paige: Intercepting fist, huh?
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An excellent series that should be repeated.
16 April 2004 | by (Nottingham, England) – See all my reviews

A series that wasn't just about cops and robbers but also looked at how a man struggles with the handicap of being blind and overcomes. No silly, superhuman ,unrealistic stuff about mega-hearing, but well thought out scripts that were exciting and also developed the characters. Superbly acted by James Franciscus, you believed he really was blind. Bruce Lee had a small bit part, which added to Longstreet's developing character but fortunately Jeet Kune Do was only a small part. Also fine were the co- stars; Peter Mark Richman and Marlyn Mason. Even the music was great, the score was by the talented Oliver Nelson, whose music in the episode "Elegy in Brass" was superb. This should be repeated again!


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