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Seasons:
1
Release Date:
2 October 1973 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
The cases of slow-talking West Virginia attorney Billy Jim Hawkins. Full summary »
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Awards:
Won Golden Globe. Another 3 nominations See more »
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This should be out on DVD See more (3 total) »

Cast

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James Stewart ... Billy Jim Hawkins (8 episodes, 1973-1974)
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Series Directed by
Jud Taylor (4 episodes, 1973-1974)
Paul Wendkos (3 episodes, 1973-1974)

Jeff Corey (unknown episodes)
 
Series Writing credits
David Karp (8 episodes, 1973-1974)
Robert Hammer (2 episodes, 1974)

Series Produced by
Norman Felton .... executive producer (8 episodes, 1973-1974)
David Karp .... producer (8 episodes, 1973-1974)
 
Series Original Music by
Jerry Fielding (3 episodes, 1973-1974)

Jeff Alexander (unknown episodes)
George Romanis (unknown episodes)
 
Series Cinematography by
Earl Rath (1 episode, 1973)
 
Series Film Editing by
Henry Berman (1 episode, 1973)
 
Series Casting by
Gary Shaffer (1 episode, 1973)
 
Series Art Direction by
Joseph R. Jennings (1 episode, 1973)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Owen Marsh .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
 
Series Music Department
Laurindo Almeida .... musician: guitar (1 episode, 1973)
Larry Bunker .... musician: percussion (1 episode, 1973)
Jerry Goldsmith .... conductor (1 episode, 1973)
Milton Kestenbaum .... musician: bass (1 episode, 1973)
Arthur Morton .... orchestrator (1 episode, 1973)
Joe Porcaro .... musician: percussion (1 episode, 1973)
 

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90 min (7 episodes)
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Color (Metrocolor)
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This series alternated on Tuesday evenings with "Shaft" (1973) which may have led to the early demise of both series. Contemporary analysts suggested that since the two shows appealed to vastly different audience bases, alternating them only served to confuse fans of both series, giving neither show the time to build up a large viewership.See more »
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7 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
This should be out on DVD, 21 January 2008
Author: Erewhon from Los Angeles, California

The producers of this show originally wanted Andy Griffith, but instead made the very interesting choice of Jimmy Stewart. )We all know what Griffith did end up doing.) Stewart is one of the greatest movie stars ever; very few on his level ever ended up the star of a TV series, much less two. I'm not asking for the Stewart sitcom; I am asking for HAWKINS. The interplay between him and resolutely colorful Strother Martin was funny, the mysteries were satisfying, Stewart was just fine. Mystery series do well on DVD; Stewart movies do well on DVD. This would seem an obvious choice--but to whom do we complain? Does MGM (and probably therefor Warners) own the video rights, or does CBS?

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