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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3
Release Date:
26 September 1982 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
Each week Matt Houston, a successful private investigator, takes on a new case. The cases usually involve murder... See more »
Awards:
Nominated for Primetime Emmy. Another 2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
The Greatest Detective Show on TV See more (5 total) »

Cast

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Lee Horsley ... Matt Houston (67 episodes, 1982-1985)

Pamela Hensley ... C.J. Parsons (67 episodes, 1982-1985)

Lincoln Kilpatrick ... Lt. Michael Hoyt (44 episodes, 1983-1985)

Cis Rundle ... Secretary / ... (27 episodes, 1982-1984)
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Series Directed by
Don Chaffey (12 episodes, 1982-1984)
Kim Manners (10 episodes, 1983-1985)
Cliff Bole (9 episodes, 1983-1985)
Charlie Picerni (9 episodes, 1983-1985)
James L. Conway (8 episodes, 1983-1985)
Michael Vejar (4 episodes, 1983-1985)
Barbara Peeters (3 episodes, 1982-1983)
Richard Lang (3 episodes, 1982)
Corey Allen (2 episodes, 1982-1983)
William Crain (2 episodes, 1984-1985)
 
Series Writing credits
Lawrence Gordon (51 episodes, 1982-1984)
Skip Webster (11 episodes, 1982-1985)
Daniel Pyne (10 episodes, 1983-1985)
Michael Fisher (9 episodes, 1982-1985)
Scott Shepherd (9 episodes, 1983-1985)
Calvin Clements Jr. (7 episodes, 1983-1984)
James L. Conway (6 episodes, 1982-1984)
Robert Brennan (6 episodes, 1983-1985)
Robert Bielak (3 episodes, 1982-1984)
Stephen Lord (3 episodes, 1982-1984)
Larry Alexander (2 episodes, 1983)
William T. Conway (2 episodes, 1984-1985)

Michael Foster (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Douglas S. Cramer .... executive producer (67 episodes, 1982-1985)
Aaron Spelling .... executive producer (67 episodes, 1982-1985)
E. Duke Vincent .... executive supervising producer / executive producer / ... (52 episodes, 1982-1984)
Michael Fisher .... supervising producer / line producer (50 episodes, 1982-1984)
Calvin Clements Jr. .... producer (43 episodes, 1982-1984)
Lawrence Gordon .... executive producer (25 episodes, 1982-1984)
Shelley Hull .... associate producer (24 episodes, 1982-1984)
David Florimbi .... associate producer (22 episodes, 1984-1985)
James L. Conway .... producer (7 episodes, 1984)
 
Series Original Music by
John E. Davis (16 episodes, 1982-1984)
Ken Harrison (14 episodes, 1982-1984)
Dominic Frontiere (9 episodes, 1982-1983)
Artie Kane (7 episodes, 1982-1983)
Nelson Riddle (5 episodes, 1982-1983)

Ken Heller (unknown episodes)
 
Series Cinematography by
Richard M. Rawlings Jr. (48 episodes, 1982-1984)
 
Series Film Editing by
Bob Bring (8 episodes, 1982-1983)
Quinnie Martin Jr. (7 episodes, 1982-1983)
Samuel E. Beetley (6 episodes, 1982-1984)
Marsh Hendry (3 episodes, 1983)

Chuck Montgomery (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting by
Gary Shaffer (24 episodes, 1982-1984)
 
Series Art Direction by
Serge Krizman (22 episodes, 1982-1983)
Paul Sylos (21 episodes, 1982-1984)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Bonnie Dermer (14 episodes, 1982-1983)
Frank Lombardo (8 episodes, 1982-1983)
 
Series Costume Design by
Nolan Miller (24 episodes, 1982-1984)
 
Series Makeup Department
Joyce Morrison .... hair stylist (23 episodes, 1982-1984)
Ted Coodley .... makeup artist (22 episodes, 1982-1983)
Fred Williams .... makeup artist (22 episodes, 1982-1983)
Tom Miller .... make up / makeup artist (2 episodes, 1982-1984)
 
Series Production Management
Joseph Dervin Jr. .... executive in charge of post-production / post-production supervisor / ... (24 episodes, 1982-1984)
Norman Henry .... executive production manager / senior executive production manager (24 episodes, 1982-1984)
Al Kraus .... supervising production manager (24 episodes, 1982-1984)
Lynn M. Morgan .... production manager (22 episodes, 1982-1983)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Venita Ozols-Graham .... second assistant director (13 episodes, 1982-1983)
Jefferson Kibbee .... assistant director / first assistant director (12 episodes, 1982-1984)
John Perrin Flynn .... second assistant director (10 episodes, 1983-1984)
Kim Manners .... assistant director (6 episodes, 1982-1983)
Skip Beaudine .... assistant director (4 episodes, 1983)
 
Series Art Department
Gordon Kirschbaum .... construction superintendent / supervising construction coordinator (24 episodes, 1982-1984)
Earl Capello .... construction coordinator / construction co-ordinator (23 episodes, 1982-1984)
Jerry Swift .... property master (23 episodes, 1982-1984)
Lance Lombardo .... lead man (23 episodes, 1982-1983)
Marco A. Campos .... propmaker (4 episodes, 1982-1983)
 
Series Sound Department
Vince Garcia .... sound mixer (23 episodes, 1982-1984)

Lee Strosnider .... sound mixer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Special Effects by
Bill Ferrier .... special effects (22 episodes, 1982-1983)
 
Series Stunts
Scott Hubbell .... utility stunts (67 episodes, 1982-1985)
Roy E. Harrison .... stunt coordinator / stunt co-ordinator (24 episodes, 1982-1984)
Charlie Picerni .... stunts (2 episodes, 1983)

Ted Barba .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Tony Brubaker .... stunts (unknown episodes)
David S. Cass Sr. .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Steven Chambers .... stunts (unknown episodes)
George Cheung .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Roydon Clark .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Wally Crowder .... stunt coordinator / stunts (unknown episodes)
Bob K. Cummings .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Vince Deadrick Sr. .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Dick Durock .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Bob Herron .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Chuck Hicks .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Joseph Hieu .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Rawn Hutchinson .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Jeff Imada .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Monty Jordan .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Wayne King .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Henry Kingi .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Gene LeBell .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Fred Lerner .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Gerald Okamura .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Frank Orsatti .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Branscombe Richmond .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Ray Saniger .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Leland Sun .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Michael M. Vendrell .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Leigh Walsh .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Danny Weselis .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Ted White .... stunts (unknown episodes)
James Winburn .... stunts (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Michael J. Coo .... dolly grip (34 episodes, 1982-1983)
Peter McEvoy .... camera department manager (15 episodes, 1984-1985)

Richard L. Carden .... key grip (unknown episodes)
Jim Shelton .... best boy grip (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting Department
Barbara Baldavin .... casting associate (23 episodes, 1982-1983)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Eilish Zebrasky .... costume supervisor / wardrobe supervisor (24 episodes, 1982-1984)
Ray Phelps .... wardrobe: men / costumer: men (23 episodes, 1982-1984)
 
Series Editorial Department
John Woodcock .... supervising film editor (24 episodes, 1982-1984)

Steve Cioffi .... apprentice editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Music Department
Dominic Frontiere .... composer: theme music / theme by (60 episodes, 1982-1985)
Rocky Moriana .... music supervisor (24 episodes, 1982-1984)

John Beal .... orchestrator (unknown episodes)
Daniel J. Johnson .... music editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Transportation Department
Chris Haynes .... driver / production driver (8 episodes, 1982-1984)
 
Series Other crew
Bret Garwood .... executive coordinator (24 episodes, 1982-1984)
Skip Webster .... executive story consultant (23 episodes, 1982-1984)
Paul Tinsley .... script supervisor (22 episodes, 1982-1983)
Rich Sephton .... car modifications (7 episodes, 1982)
Bruce Rush .... assistant to producers / assistant to the producers (4 episodes, 1982)

Art Scholl .... pilot (unknown episodes)
 
Series Thanks
Cesare Danova .... very special thanks (1 episode, 1982)
 

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10 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
The Greatest Detective Show on TV, 16 July 2005
Author: Curtis from Austin, Texas

This show followed up the great classic 70's detective show's: Barnaby Jones, Cannon, Banecek, McMillan and Wife, Mcloud, Starsky and Hutch, Ironside, Longstreet, and Columbo, and was equal on par in terms of quality. I used to watch this show every Sunday night with my family. CJ was hot, Murray was cool, and the Lts where always willing to help solve the crime. What better premise can you have than A millionaire Texan that has nothing better to do than solve crimes. I even remember the running "baddie" in a couple of episodes who was Houston's arch nemesis played bu Chuck Connors. And when Buddy Ebson joined the cast as uncle Floyd it added some credibility to the show.

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