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Starsky and Hutch: Season 2: Episode 1 -- Two streetwise cops bust criminals in their red-and-white Ford Torino with the help of police snitch called Huggy Bear.

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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Release Date:
10 September 1975 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Two streetwise cops bust criminals in their red-and-white Ford Torino with the help of police snitch called Huggy Bear. Full summary »
Awards:
Nominated for Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
With a makeup artist called Shotgun Britton, how could it fail? See more (24 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 4 of 155)

David Soul ... Det. Ken 'Hutch' Hutchinson (89 episodes, 1975-1979)

Paul Michael Glaser ... Det. Dave Starsky (89 episodes, 1975-1979)

Antonio Fargas ... Huggy Bear (89 episodes, 1975-1979)
Bernie Hamilton ... Capt. Harold Dobey (88 episodes, 1975-1979)
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Series Directed by
George McCowan (12 episodes, 1976-1977)
Earl Bellamy (9 episodes, 1976-1979)
Bob Kelljan (8 episodes, 1975-1978)
Don Weis (7 episodes, 1975-1977)
Paul Michael Glaser (5 episodes, 1977-1979)
Sutton Roley (5 episodes, 1977-1979)
Rick Edelstein (5 episodes, 1977-1978)
Jack Starrett (3 episodes, 1975-1977)
Fernando Lamas (3 episodes, 1975-1976)
David Soul (3 episodes, 1977-1979)
Georg Stanford Brown (3 episodes, 1977)
Leo Penn (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
Randal Kleiser (2 episodes, 1975-1976)
William Crain (2 episodes, 1975)
Michael Schultz (2 episodes, 1975)
Ivan Nagy (2 episodes, 1977-1978)
Charlie Picerni (2 episodes, 1978-1979)
Reza Badiyi (2 episodes, 1978)
Arthur Marks (2 episodes, 1978)
Nicholas Sgarro (2 episodes, 1978)
 
Series Writing credits
William Blinn (89 episodes, 1975-1979)
Rick Edelstein (9 episodes, 1977-1979)
Robert E. Swanson (8 episodes, 1978-1979)
Ron Friedman (7 episodes, 1976-1978)
Edward J. Lakso (6 episodes, 1975-1977)
Michael Fisher (6 episodes, 1975-1976)
Joe Reb Moffly (5 episodes, 1977-1979)
Robert Dellinger (5 episodes, 1978-1979)
Fred Freiberger (4 episodes, 1975-1978)
Robert I. Holt (4 episodes, 1975-1977)
Michael Mann (4 episodes, 1975-1977)
Don Rene Patterson (4 episodes, 1976-1978)
Parke Perine (3 episodes, 1975-1977)
Robert Earll (3 episodes, 1976-1978)
Steve Fisher (3 episodes, 1976-1977)
Benjamin Masselink (3 episodes, 1976-1977)
Tim Maschler (3 episodes, 1977-1978)
Rick Kelbaugh (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
David P. Harmon (2 episodes, 1975-1977)
James Schmerer (2 episodes, 1975-1977)
Amanda J. Green (2 episodes, 1976-1979)
Anthony Yerkovich (2 episodes, 1977-1978)
William Douglas Lansford (2 episodes, 1977)
Steven Nalevansky (2 episodes, 1979)

Series Produced by
Leonard Goldberg .... executive producer (89 episodes, 1975-1979)
Aaron Spelling .... executive producer (89 episodes, 1975-1979)
Michael Hiatt .... associate producer (44 episodes, 1976-1979)
Joseph T. Naar .... producer (37 episodes, 1975-1979)
Parke Perine .... associate producer (15 episodes, 1975-1976)
Adrian Samish .... supervising producer (14 episodes, 1975)
Shelley Hull .... associate producer (7 episodes, 1975)
John R. Hansen .... associate producer (4 episodes, 1975-1976)
 
Series Original Music by
Mark Snow (11 episodes, 1977-1979)
Shorty Rogers (10 episodes, 1976-1979)
Murray MacLeod (6 episodes, 1975-1979)
Jack Elliott (6 episodes, 1975-1978)
Allyn Ferguson (6 episodes, 1975-1978)
James Prigmore (5 episodes, 1975-1977)
Andrew Kulberg (4 episodes, 1977-1979)
Lalo Schifrin (3 episodes, 1975)
Alan Silvestri (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
Mundell Lowe (2 episodes, 1975-1978)
J.J. Johnson (2 episodes, 1975)
Tom Scott (2 episodes, 1976)
J.A.C. Redford (2 episodes, 1977-1979)
 
Series Cinematography by
Travers Hill (34 episodes, 1975-1977)
Jimmy L. Albert (14 episodes, 1978-1979)
Keith C. Smith (10 episodes, 1977-1978)
Eduardo Ricci (7 episodes, 1978)
Ted D. Landon (2 episodes, 1977)
 
Series Film Editing by
George W. Brooks (23 episodes, 1975-1979)
Robert Moore (14 episodes, 1975-1977)
Asa Boyd Clark (11 episodes, 1977-1979)
Howard Kunin (7 episodes, 1978-1979)
Jules Nayfack (6 episodes, 1975-1976)
Jodie Copelan (4 episodes, 1975)
Donald R. Rode (4 episodes, 1976-1977)
Ray Daniels (4 episodes, 1977-1978)
Jerry Dronsky (3 episodes, 1976)
Fabien D. Tordjmann (2 episodes, 1975)
Allan Jacobs (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
 
Series Casting by
Joel Thurm (1 episode, 1978)
 
Series Art Direction by
Paul Sylos (34 episodes, 1976-1979)
James J. Agazzi (21 episodes, 1978-1979)
Steven P. Sardanis (16 episodes, 1975-1976)
Franklin Swig (11 episodes, 1977-1978)
Archie J. Bacon (7 episodes, 1975)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Dave L. Love (38 episodes, 1975-1979)
Hal Overell (9 episodes, 1975-1976)
Bob Signorelli (7 episodes, 1975)
Don Greenwood Jr. (6 episodes, 1979)
Herman N. Schoenbrun (2 episodes, 1975)
Jeff Haley (2 episodes, 1977)
 
Series Costume Design by
David Rawley (21 episodes, 1976-1979)
Judy Sabel (9 episodes, 1978-1979)
Kathleen Lawrence (9 episodes, 1978)
 
Series Makeup Department
Layne Britton .... makeup artist (65 episodes, 1975-1979)
Gerry Leetch .... hair stylist (32 episodes, 1975-1977)
Walter Schenk .... makeup artist (21 episodes, 1978-1979)
Andrea Mizu .... hair stylist (18 episodes, 1978-1979)
Jim Gillespie .... key makeup artist (10 episodes, 1975-1976)
Ann Wadlington .... hair stylist (4 episodes, 1977)
Michael Corsentino .... hair stylist (3 episodes, 1978)
Naomi Cavin .... hair stylist (2 episodes, 1975)
Carol Meikle .... hair stylist (2 episodes, 1977-1978)
Carol Pershing .... hair stylist (2 episodes, 1978)
Josee Nachbaur .... hair stylist (2 episodes, 1979)
 
Series Production Management
Norman Henry .... executive production manager (89 episodes, 1975-1979)
Dick Reilly .... post-production supervisor (50 episodes, 1976-1979)
Al Kraus .... supervising production manager (32 episodes, 1977-1979)
Wilbur D'Arcy .... production manager (26 episodes, 1978-1979)
Richard Glassman .... production manager (22 episodes, 1975-1976)
Russel Wiles .... post-production supervisor / post-production manager (16 episodes, 1975-1976)
Robert M. Beche .... production manager (12 episodes, 1976-1977)
G. Warren Smith .... production manager (5 episodes, 1977-1978)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Charlie Picerni .... second unit director (60 episodes, 1976-1979)
John Morrison .... assistant director (15 episodes, 1975-1977)
Lou Watt .... assistant director / first assistant director (14 episodes, 1978-1979)
John D. Benson .... assistant director (11 episodes, 1975-1976)
Kathy Slakey .... second assistant director (11 episodes, 1978)
Walter Donahue .... second assistant director (10 episodes, 1978-1979)
Skip Surguine .... assistant director (7 episodes, 1978-1979)
Wilbur D'Arcy .... assistant director (5 episodes, 1976-1977)
Jack Oliver .... assistant director (5 episodes, 1977-1978)
Robert Dijoux .... assistant director (4 episodes, 1975)
Gene Law .... assistant director (3 episodes, 1978)
John Ashley Hamilton .... trainee director (2 episodes, 1975-1976)

Gary LaPoten .... assistant director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Claudia Gilligan Ivanjack .... paint gang boss / painter (81 episodes, 1975-1979)
Bob Henderson .... property master (44 episodes, 1976-1979)
Gordon Kirschbaum .... supervising construction coordinator / construction coordinator (33 episodes, 1975-1979)
Ernest Depew .... construction coordinator (23 episodes, 1975-1977)
Jerry McFarland .... property master (22 episodes, 1975-1976)
John Hollis .... construction coordinator (21 episodes, 1978-1979)
Jesse Stone .... construction coordinator (11 episodes, 1975)
Earl Capello .... construction foreman / construction coordinator (11 episodes, 1977-1978)
Paul Sylos .... supervising art director (10 episodes, 1977-1978)
 
Series Sound Department
Blake Wilcox .... sound engineer (37 episodes, 1977-1979)
Glenn E. Anderson .... sound engineer (26 episodes, 1975-1976)
Stan Gordon .... sound engineer / sound mixer (4 episodes, 1975-1976)

Armond Ghzanian .... sound editor (unknown episodes)
Greg P. Russell .... sound recordist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Special Effects by
Dutch Van Derbyl .... special effects (89 episodes, 1975-1979)
 
Series Stunts
Charlie Picerni .... stunt coordinator / stunt double: Paul Michael Glaser / ... (89 episodes, 1975-1979)
Matthew Norris .... stunt double: Mark Davis (33 episodes, 1977-1979)
Darlene Tompkins .... stunt double: Justine O'Neil (19 episodes, 1975-1978)
Gary Epper .... stunt double: David Soul / stunt driver: David Soul (14 episodes, 1975-1977)

Denny Arnold .... stunts (unknown episodes)
May Boss .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Eldon Burke .... stunts (unknown episodes)
David S. Cass Sr. .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Ted Grossman .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Chuck Hicks .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Gene LeBell .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Bob Minor .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Frank Orsatti .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Steve Vandeman .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Glenn R. Wilder .... stunts (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Scott Hamilton .... still photographer (81 episodes, 1975-1979)
J.B. Richner .... lighting technician (20 episodes, 1978-1979)

Rolf Mendez .... assistant camera (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting Department
Joel Thurm .... casting supervisor (33 episodes, 1976-1979)
Susan Newell .... casting supervisor (11 episodes, 1975-1976)
Stephen Kolzak .... casting supervisor (6 episodes, 1979)
Boland Wilson .... casting supervisor (3 episodes, 1977)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
David Rawley .... costumes / costumer / ... (44 episodes, 1975-1979)
Melissa Franz .... costumes (8 episodes, 1977-1978)
Janet Strong .... costumes (6 episodes, 1976-1977)
Judy Sabel .... costumes / wardrobe (4 episodes, 1977-1979)
Lynette Bernay .... costumes / costumer (3 episodes, 1976)
 
Series Editorial Department
Arnold Baker .... assistant post-production supervisor (54 episodes, 1977-1979)
Virgil E. Hammond III .... post-production (8 episodes, 1977)
 
Series Music Department
Rocky Moriana .... music supervisor (89 episodes, 1975-1979)
Steve Livingston .... music editor / composer: additional music (76 episodes, 1975-1979)
Tom Scott .... composer: theme music / composer: theme (60 episodes, 1976-1979)
Lalo Schifrin .... composer: theme music (22 episodes, 1975-1976)
Mark Snow .... composer: theme music (6 episodes, 1977-1979)
 
Series Transportation Department
Stanley Storc .... driver (23 episodes, 1975-1976)
Linda Cipperley .... transportation (23 episodes, 1977)
Steve Bonner .... picture car mechanic (15 episodes, 1975)
Chris Haynes .... driver / production driver (12 episodes, 1975-1976)
Frank Khoury .... transportation captain (4 episodes, 1975)
 
Series Other crew
Doris DeHerdt .... script supervisor (42 episodes, 1976-1979)
Rick Edelstein .... story editor / story consultant (30 episodes, 1977-1979)
Michael Fisher .... story editor (28 episodes, 1976-1978)
Amanda J. Green .... assistant to producer / assistant to the producer (21 episodes, 1978-1979)
Winnie Rich .... script supervisor (17 episodes, 1975-1976)
Robert Lewin .... story editor (4 episodes, 1975)
Harry Harvey Jr. .... script supervisor (3 episodes, 1975)
Sheila Lynch .... script supervisor (2 episodes, 1978)
 

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60 min (88 episodes)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Producer Aaron Spelling wrote that he and the other producers liked to refer to this as TV's first heterosexual love affair.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: The Ford Gran Torino was an automatic, yet Starsky's car always had the very obvious sound that could only be made by a standard (or stick) shift.See more »
Quotes:
[Starsky is driving a car with a bomb in the trunk]
Det. Ken "Hutch" Hutchinson:[yells] Get him the hell out o' here!
Det. Dave Starsky:[checks watch] Come on, for *once* be fast...!
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in "Scrubs: My New Coat (#2.5)" (2002)See more »

FAQ

What guns do they use?
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7 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
With a makeup artist called Shotgun Britton, how could it fail?, 16 December 2006
Author: winstonfg from Belgium

The best cop show of the 70's and, with the exception of Kojak and the Rockford Files, a jewel in a sea of studio-cloned crap. First with the much-copied clichés of gruff captain and streetwise, all-knowing snitch, it had pace, pathos and, of course, the Striped Tomato.

Until the Hill Street Blues ushered in a new style of cop show for the eighties, Starsky and Hutch was the defining show of my teens and a rollicking, unashamed express-ride through the polyestered, bell-bottomed decade with two likable cops who are also best friends and plenty of short-skirted, tight-jeaned girls. It also had the great sense not to outlive its popularity.

We all had favourites (mine was Starsky) and we all tried to be as cool as Huggy Bear (brilliantly played by Antonio Fargas)...and failed miserably.

It has definitely dated down the years, but I have a copy on DVD and still take it out now and again for a chuckle at what we used to look like.

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