Harry O (1973–1976)

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Harry Orwell is a world-weary private investigator who was forced to leave the Los Angeles Police Department after a bullet became lodged near his spine. Moving to San Diego, he lived on ... See full summary »

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2 | 1

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1976 | 1975 | 1974 | 1973
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »
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 Harry Orwell (45 episodes, 1973-1976)
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 Lt. Trench / ... (30 episodes, 1975-1976)
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 Sgt. Roberts / ... (29 episodes, 1975-1976)
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Harry Orwell is a world-weary private investigator who was forced to leave the Los Angeles Police Department after a bullet became lodged near his spine. Moving to San Diego, he lived on the beach, and, when not working on a current case, spent much of his time fixing up his boat, which was called The Answer. Harry O was unusual in that he didn't own a flashy car in which to conduct high-speed chases, preferring to ride the bus instead. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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11 March 1973 (USA)  »

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(44 episodes)

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Harry O: Trench, you have tunnel vision about your work. By your own admission, you do not drink in public, you do not socialize with other members of the department. You're a snob, you're opinionated, and what's worse, you're usually right.
Lt. K.C. Trench: I don't know that you're the best judge of that, Orwell.
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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Girls Town (1994) See more »

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31 January 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Only 2 comments so far? That can't be right!

I can't believe how rarely shown this show is, I've only ever caught 2 episodes! But even just 2 episodes were enough to tell that this was a series of quality, in all departments. David Jansen brought something special to every role he played and definitely gives extra depth and believability to the character of Harry O, compared with most other shows of this type. I've always had a soft spot for The Rockford Files and Harry O reminds me of it in some ways, but there seems much more to Harry O that would keep me watching over and over, if only the TV companies would actually show it! All 44 episodes on DVD would be even better of course. Soon Please, come on.


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