Houston's about to marry Elizabeth. But when a serial killer who's looking for some notoriety sees that the press is not paying attention to him. He decides to bring Houston into it. And it threatens...
Three vietnam veterans (Nick Ryder, Cody Allen and Murray Bozinsky) now work as private eyes in sunny southern California. Nick and Cody are the muscles and Murray is a computer wizard of ... See full summary »
Rick Hunter is a renegade cop who breaks the rules and takes justice into his own hands. Partnered with the equally stunning and rebellious Sgt. McCall, the tough-minded duo set out to crack down on L.A.'s slimiest criminals.
Dan Tanna is a private investigator in the gambling town of Las Vegas, Nevada. Las Vegas can be seedy or glamorous, depending upon the point of view. This show is also notable for perhaps ... See full summary »
The elegant St. Gregory Hotel in San Francisco is the setting for a string of distinct plots, usually romantic, often involving famous guest stars for an episode or two. Victoria Cabot runs... See full summary »
Each week Matt Houston, a successful private investigator, takes on a new case. The cases usually involve murder, and always involve beautiful women in skimpy outfits. Drawing on his years of experience and investigative skills, and with a little help from his assistant, C.J., Houston always manages to bring the bad guys (or girls) to justice. Written by
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I'm not sure which came first, but I will hazard a guess that MATT HOUSTON was parodying MAGNUM P.I. Horsley was a poor man's Tom Selleck as a P.I. dealing with less-than-sensational cases played out in MATLOCK/MURDER SHE WROTE style. Horsley was a big lumbering hunk of a guy who went onto much greater (non)fame as Prince Talon in 1982's funky THE SWORD AND THE SORCEROR, wherein he wore enough leather and fur to outfit an entire army. Not as much fun to watch as MAGNUM, but certainly passable entertainment. The show featured tons of guest stars, most of who were will past their prime, sort of like the guest stars on the original THE LOVE BOAT.
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