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.

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 Det. Sgt. Rick Hunter (152 episodes, 1984-1991)
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 Det. Sgt. Dee Dee McCall (130 episodes, 1984-1990)
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 Capt. Charles Devane (110 episodes, 1986-1991)
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Detective Sergeant Rick Hunter and his partner, Sergeant Dee Dee McCall, are homicide investigators with the Los Angeles Police Department. Often they must go undercover to catch a variety of L.A.-style villains. "Sporty" James, a helpful police-informant, occasionally provides a bit of humor in this action-drama T.V. series. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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During season 3, the producers decided to kill off Sgt. Bernie Terwilliger, played by James Whitmore Jr. When Fred Dryer got wind of his fellow actor's demise, he objected. The script was quickly revised and Robert Firth, who had played Riley Causland in the previous season, was brought in to take the fatal bullet. In an odd twist of fate, Whitmore ended up directing the sequences. See more »

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Hunter: Captain? Do you know how many officers have been killed because they were too busy firing warning shots?
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Referenced in La cité de la peur (1994) See more »

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It certainly works for me...
28 May 2000 | by (Fayetteville, Arkansas) – See all my reviews

'Hunter' was such a great show - even despite having several cast changes throughout the course of it's 7 year run, the chemistry between characters was inspiring - most definitely the relationship between Hunter and McCall, and the captain between the two themselves (Charles Hallahan was the best captain, in my opinion, of the 3 captains that starred throughout the course of the show)....

Direction, writing, acting, and the associated music (have I left anything out?) were the main components that undoubtedly led to the success of the show...

If you get a chance to watch 'Hunter,' watch it!


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