Hunter (1984–1991)

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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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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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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)
Charles Hallahan ...
 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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Hunter's badge number is 089... that was also his jersey number when he played for the Rams. See more »

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Carlos: [Engine reving up] Hey Hunter. Those aren't the car keys for that car.
Hunter: Yeah I know but McCall could hotwire a broom handle if she had to. See ya.
Carlos: Hey wait. Hunter come back here. HUNTER!
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Edited into Hunter: Return to Justice (2002) See more »

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Hunter's Historical Significance
11 February 2005 | by (Washington DC USA) – See all my reviews

Hunter was a conventional detective show in most respects, but had an innovation that advanced the genre to new levels: the laws of physics were changed so that when cars crashed, they spiraled upwards at a 45 degree angle. You could count on this happening at least once per show, and always at the same point in the soundtrack.

The only detective series to better Hunter in repeatable phenomena was Mannix, a forgotten show from the 60s. Not only would a car drive off the same cliff at least once per show, but Mannix would be whacked on the brain stem at the exact same point in the show every week, and display no ill effects. Or, come to think of it, maybe that was why the dialog was so bad...


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