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Honey West 

After the death of her father, sexy Honey West took over his high-tech private detective firm, assisted by rugged Sam Bolt and her pet ocelot Bruce.
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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Anne Francis ...  Honey West / ... 30 episodes, 1965-1966
John Ericson ...  Sam Bolt 30 episodes, 1965-1966
Bruce Bruce ...  Himself / ... 17 episodes, 1965-1966
Irene Hervey ...  Aunt Meg / ... 16 episodes, 1965-1966
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In television's first prime time series starring a female private eye, Honey West would take on any tough case. She could handle herself mingling with millionaires just as well as scaling a thirty foot wall. Along with colleague Sam Bolt, Honey West was sure to solve the case. Written by Wayne Coleman <waynecoleman@swbell.net>

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Television's Pretty Private Eye-ful! See more »

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Action | Crime | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 September 1965 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La rubia peligrosa See more »

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Four Star Productions See more »
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Runtime:

(30 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Anne Francis as Honey West first appeared in an episode of Burke's Law (1963) on April 21, 1965: Burke's Law: Who Killed the Jackpot? (1965). See more »

Goofs

The style of the detective agency's name changes from episode to episode. Sometimes it is "H. West & Company, Private Investigators" and other times it is "Honey West & Co., Private Investigators." In the novels on which the series is based, it was sometimes "H. West, Private Investigators" and other times "H. West, Private Investigations." The reason it was "H. West" in the novels and not "Honey West" was twofold: Honey did not want potential clients to know she was a woman before they met her, and the business, which she had inherited from her father, Hank West, had always been called "H. West." See more »

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A "Honey" of a detective
27 December 2007 | by moorlock2003See all my reviews

I, too, have recently been enthralled by Honey West. I have 4 episodes (complete with glitches) that I watch over and over. This was a wonderful show. The batter is funny, too! Excellent job by all involved. But most of all there is the charming and glamorous Anne Francis. Knowing that Honor Blackman was originally in mind for the role is interesting, as I am a huge fan of the early Avengers episodes with Blackman. Anyone who loves The Avengers will love this show. It is too bad it only lasted one season, as it would have been great to have a color season as well, but what we do have are 30 fine half-hour episodes (plus the introduction of the character on an episode of "Burke's Law".) I am anxiously awaiting the release of "Honey West" on DVD here in America. It is already out in Europe, but a US release is coming in 2008. Can't wait.


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