The cases of a pair of teen detective brothers and a teen girl amateur sleuth.
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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 Joe Hardy (43 episodes, 1977-1979)
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 Frank Hardy (43 episodes, 1977-1979)
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 Nancy Drew (21 episodes, 1977-1978)
Ed Gilbert ...
 Fenton Hardy (21 episodes, 1977-1979)
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Frank and Joe Hardy were the teenage sons of world-renowned private investigator Fenton Hardy. Snooping must have been in the Hardy blood, since Frank and Joe were always stumbling across mysterious goings-on, usually of the non-violent kind. Kidnapping, smuggling, robbery, missing persons and haunted houses were the norm in the Hardy hometown of Bayport, although their adventures often took the boys to other cities or even countries. Frank was the sensible, older brother, while Joe was impulsive and a budding pop singer. Gertrude was Frank & Joe's sometimes nagging aunt, Callie was Frank's cute girlfriend and Harry a government agent the Hardy boys occasionally worked with. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@soltec.net>

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30 January 1977 (USA)  »

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(28 episodes) | (39 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Merchandising for the series included action figures (a guitar accessory for the Joe Hardy figure included a "secret panel" to decode messages), and a series of puzzle books, also sold as a gift set. See more »

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Referenced in Dead Air (1999) See more »

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Hope they release the 2nd and 3rd seasons soon on DVD!!!!
10 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have really enjoyed reliving my early and mid teen years through this wonderful show.I had forgotten what a crush that I had/have on Parker Stevenson!! I'm so glad that it has been released on DVD and hope that the other two seasons won't be far behind. It's great for teens to have a chance to watch some of the great programs that we grew up with, especially with the shows that they have to watch today. If you haven't bought the first season DVD yet, I strongly recommend it. If you have kids they will love it, if not and you grew up in the 70's it's great to watch and go back just for a while. Not that we're old by any means, we just had good taste !!! Also, it couldn't hurt to let Universal know how much you would like to see the other seasons. Lisa


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