The cases of a pair of teen detective brothers and a teen girl amateur sleuth.
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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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Already over 21 when she was cast as teenage Nancy Drew, Pamela Sue Martin became disappointed with the more juvenile aspects of the role, and left after the second season. See more »

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Referenced in Loose Change (1999) See more »

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Great 70`s show!
30 October 2002 | by (Bergen, Norway) – See all my reviews

I remember seeing this on TV in the early 90`s. This is a great show. In the beginning they where just hobby detectives, but in the last season they worked full time as detectives. I love the stories, the clothes and hair, and most of all the title theme. This show should be made into a complete dvd collection! One of the best shows of the 70`s! I give this 9 out of 10!


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