The two detectives investigating a double homicide, discover that the man and women who died were mistakenly murdered - it was the detectives themselves who were the intended targets.
Did You Know?
In the pilot Starsky carries a M1911A1 Colt .45 ACP pistol while Hutch carries a S&W Model 10 snubnose .38 revolver. In the regular series Starsky switched to a S&W model 59 9mm while Hutch normally employed a Colt .357 Python. Essentially they swapped brands. See more
When Starsky comes out of the pool, his famous Mexican sweater has a very wide strip in the middle with a pattern of hearts. However when he first went in the pool and when he gets his sweater dried in the next scene, it's his original sweater he was wearing throughout the pilot which has a much narrower strip with a pattern of right side up and upside down triangles. See more
Det. Ken 'Hutch' Hutchinson
There's something you oughtta know about Starsky and me. We're not like most partners. Y'know, usually there's the one guy who's kinda folksy. Kind that wants the best for everybody. The Pat O'Brien kind of guy. And then there's the other guy, the rough 'em up, hardnosed kind of guy. Well, that doesn't work for Starsky and me. See, we're both hardnosed, Rollie. And we don't like it when people don't give us everything we want.
References Red River