The crimebusting techniques of Native American detective John Hawk of the New York City District Attorney's office.

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Complete series cast summary:
Burt Reynolds ...  Detective Lt. John Hawk 17 episodes, 1966
Wayne Grice Wayne Grice ...  Det. Dan Carter / ... 15 episodes, 1966
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Storyline

John Hawk was a full-blooded Iroquois employed as a special detective with the New York City District Attorney's office. With partner Dan Carter, Hawk was assigned to all sorts of different cases, ranging from murder to arson to organized crime. Because of his background, he occasionally dealt with racism inside and outside the department. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@soltec.net>

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Full-blooded Indian, cold-blooded job. New York after dark is his beat.

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Crime | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 September 1966 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Haukka See more »

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Production Co:

Screen Gems Television See more »
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Runtime:

(17 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Pathécolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Since ninety percent of the show was filmed on the streets of New York City. Regular people were always calling the cops reporting robberies, shoot-outs, and chases. Burt Reynolds stated they got away with murder. "But that's why it was so much damn fun." See more »

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Fine drama
14 August 2002 | by purakekSee all my reviews

Between this and Quinn Martin's Dan August, Burt's potential as a dramatic action star seemed sealed. He was good in this moody, jazzy and sometimes violent series. There was always that emphasis on his (American) Indian heritage and the wretchedness of his job (one episode dealt with the unrewarding job of a stool pigeon). Too bad Burt didn't seem to care much about his movie career considering the spate of bad films he made in the 70's (Deliverance notwithstanding).


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