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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16 September 1971 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Karanliktaki Adam  »

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Longstreet's address in New Orleans was 835 Charters Street. See more »

Quotes

Duke: For this job you need eyes in the BACK of your head.
Mike: What use are eyes in the back of your head if you intend to go forward?
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Featured in Films of Fury: The Kung Fu Movie Movie (2011) See more »

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Very underrated and inappropriately forgotten series
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A series that truly had depth and got you into the character more then any series today. Brilliantly scripted, directed and acted. Anyone having issues coping with life on any level will find the show inspiring. Yes the mystery aspect was well done, but more well done is the portrayal of a man overcoming impossible odds to strive and persevere. Add to this some bonus episodes of the incomparable Bruce Lee and you have a winner of a series. It's a true crime that the series did not continue, because it had a depth rarely found in series of the time, or in fact on TV today. Longstreet is one of those rare treasures waiting to be found by those who wish to dig.


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