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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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No case too tough! No risk too great! Danger is her constant companion! 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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Honey West's stunt double was judo black belt, professional wrestler, MMA instructor, and stunt man Gene LeBell. See more »

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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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Anne Francis -- the sexiest woman ever born
5 December 2007 | by Sandman-68See all my reviews

The good die young, the loveliest things are the most ephemeral, and the best TV shows are killed after a short run: Star Trek, Due South, The Powers that Be, and Honey West -- the briefest of the lot. I had already fallen for Anne Francis, from Forbidden Planet and The Satan Bug. But Honey West topped them and any other offering on TV or in movies. Honey was ultimately cool, ultimately hot, self-assured, poised, capable; she was superlative. But above all, she was smolderingly sexy. She made me think of a steel spring encased in ice-blue velvet. I think the ocelot only accentuated the sexual appeal of the woman, which needed no accentuation. She was the ultimate, and pheromones fairly poured out through the screen. Whether as Honey West or any other of her characters, Anne Francis was the sexiest woman who ever lived on this planet.


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