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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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
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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 (18 episodes, 1971-1972)
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 Li Tsung (4 episodes, 1971)
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 Dr. Dan Stockton (2 episodes, 1971-1972)
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 Lieutenant LeBeau (2 episodes, 1972)
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 Detective / ... (2 episodes, 1971-1972)
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 Motel Manager / ... (2 episodes, 1971-1972)
Frances Spanier ...
 Sylvia Krim / ... (2 episodes, 1971)
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 Nikki Bell (1 episode, 1971)
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 Duke Paige (1 episode, 1971)
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 Dr. Burlen (1 episode, 1971)
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 Danny (1 episode, 1971)
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 Lieutenant Hank Broidy (1 episode, 1971)
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 Harold Kemp (1 episode, 1971)
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 Hank Cottle (1 episode, 1971)
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 Sergeant Cory (1 episode, 1971)
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 Nelson Woodley (1 episode, 1971)
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 Fred Hornbeck (1 episode, 1971)
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 Bobby Karp (1 episode, 1971)
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 Molly Richards (1 episode, 1971)
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 Richard Swift (1 episode, 1971)
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 Rudy Krim (1 episode, 1971)
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 Les Bailey (1 episode, 1971)
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 Dr. Kenneth Franklin (1 episode, 1971)
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 Paula Brinkley (1 episode, 1971)
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 Jordan Anderson (1 episode, 1971)
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 Flecker (1 episode, 1972)
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 Pete Labrienne (1 episode, 1972)
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 Arnold Zaduck (1 episode, 1972)
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 Hannah Aalborg (1 episode, 1972)
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 Roy Landers (1 episode, 1972)
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 Jim Collins (1 episode, 1972)
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 Miss Cooper (1 episode, 1972)
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 Barry Knox (1 episode, 1972)
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 Marcella Pierce (1 episode, 1971)
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 Emma Brinkley (1 episode, 1971)
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 Gus Pollack (1 episode, 1971)
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 Frank Glendon (1 episode, 1971)
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 Fred Decker (1 episode, 1971)
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 Marianne Franklin (1 episode, 1971)
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 Lydia Duval (1 episode, 1971)
Louise Latham ...
 Maxine Bailey (1 episode, 1971)
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 Jim Bolte (1 episode, 1971)
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 Alice Longstreet (1 episode, 1971)
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 Kim Anderson (1 episode, 1971)
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 Louisa De Carie (1 episode, 1971)
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 Julia Woodley (1 episode, 1971)
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 Montana (1 episode, 1971)
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 Arnold Murphy (1 episode, 1972)
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 Nurse Kelly Brandon (1 episode, 1972)
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 Russ Larsen (1 episode, 1972)
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 Edward Royce (1 episode, 1972)
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 Ray Eller (1 episode, 1972)
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 Lieutenant Crane (1 episode, 1972)
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 George Fourchet (1 episode, 1972)
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 Mrs. Ames (1 episode, 1972)
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 Gilman (1 episode, 1972)
Grace Albertson ...
 Frances Kemp (1 episode, 1971)
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 Lt. Ryder (1 episode, 1971)
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 Ben Cottle (1 episode, 1971)
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 Mrs. Franklin (1 episode, 1971)
Beverlee McKinsey ...
 Sue Hazelton (1 episode, 1971)
John McLiam ...
 Frank Brinkley (1 episode, 1971)
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 David De Carie (1 episode, 1971)
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 Ralph Clayton (1 episode, 1971)
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 Lieutenant Kirk Gantry (1 episode, 1971)
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 Max Jackowitz (1 episode, 1971)
Scott Walker ...
 Caleb (1 episode, 1971)
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 Charles Murphy (1 episode, 1971)
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 Daniel Bates (1 episode, 1972)
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 Connie Gilman (1 episode, 1972)
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 Virgil Willis (1 episode, 1972)
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 Jim Carlton (1 episode, 1972)
Lisabeth Hush ...
 Liz Royce (1 episode, 1972)
Milton Selzer ...
 Dr. Slater (1 episode, 1972)
Jan Shepard ...
 Alice Paige (1 episode, 1972)
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 Tom Hazelton (1 episode, 1971)
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 Casey Davenport (1 episode, 1971)
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 Eddie Gomez (1 episode, 1971)
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 Captain Dimirjian (1 episode, 1971)
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 Dr. Kenbrook (1 episode, 1971)
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 Harper (1 episode, 1971)
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 Walter Glenn (1 episode, 1971)
Judy Jones ...
 Ingrid Longstreet (7 episodes, 1971-1972)
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Storyline

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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23 February 1971 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Karanliktaki Adam  »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

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: 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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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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