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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 »
User Reviews:
Slow-paced but good enough 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 9 people found the following review useful.
Slow-paced but good enough, 7 April 2003
Author: purakek from Toronto, Canada

Like Columbo, this series moves slowly, with Jimmy Stewart as the Matlock of the 70's. Okay, not as successful as Matlock, but the mysteries and their solutions show a progressive tread towards mature plots. The pace drags, unfortunately, and will probably be not much of an attraction in a cable revival. Nonetheless, Hawkins the lawyer is much better a detective than Matlock and the stories (each one is about 2 hours each) contain intricate mysteries well worth the watch for detective story connoisseur.

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