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)  »

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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 »

Quotes

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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Follows Longstreet: Pilot (1971) See more »

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The irony of television: another great show that did not make it
26 October 2004 | by (Nigeria) – See all my reviews

Longstreet was only on the air for one season. In my memory it stands out as a truly great series despite the fact it was short-lived, as sometimes happens with television. The premise was intriguing: a blind detective. The part of Mike Longstreet was wonderfully portrayed by James Franciscus, well remembered for his run in the earlier hit series, Mr Novak. Unfortunately, Longstreet did not catch on in the same way. Franciscus was perfectly believable as a blind person. He was the right person to carry off this part: handsome, smart and charming. The stories were interesting and intelligent with strong acting in the supporting character parts. Hopefully a DVD set of Longstreet will come out in this age when old and recent television series are being made available on the latest technology.


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