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Two streetwise cops bust criminals in their red-and-white Ford Torino, with the help of police snitch, Huggy Bear.

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
David Soul ...  Det. Ken 'Hutch' Hutchinson 92 episodes, 1975-1979
Paul Michael Glaser ...  Det. Dave Starsky 92 episodes, 1975-1979
Antonio Fargas ...  Huggy Bear 92 episodes, 1975-1979
Bernie Hamilton ...  Capt. Harold Dobey 91 episodes, 1975-1979
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Storyline

Tough Starsky and educated Hutch are plainclothes cops taking on dope dealers, muggers and other thugs, aided by their red 1974 Torino and informant Huggy Bear. Both bachelors' private lives play as interweaving threads in the drama. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Action | Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 April 1975 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Starsky & Hutch See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(88 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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Trivia

In France, Huggy Bear is credited and referenced to as "Huggy les bons tuyaux" which translates to "Huggy good tips". See more »

Goofs

Frequently throughout the series, a criminal will be seen using a revolver with a silencer attached. A silencer is useless on a revolver (except for the Russian Nagant M1895) as the sound of the gunshot will escape through the cylinder gap, the space between the front of the cylinder and the muzzle. See more »

Quotes

[Starsky is driving a car with a bomb in the trunk]
Det. Ken "Hutch" Hutchinson: [yells] Get him the hell out o' here!
Det. Dave Starsky: [checks watch] Come on, for *once* be fast...!
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Connections

Referenced in More All My Children: Episode #1.13 (2013) See more »

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Starsky and hutch never gets old
15 April 2015 | by Jamesfilmfan905See all my reviews

Action , Drama , humor . Romance . all combined into one even at 15 years old and nearly 45 years old i love this show the exquisite chemistry and performances from the best star sky and hutch David soul , Paul Micheal Glaser so convincing at every moment exhilarating car chases wonderfully choreographed shootout sequences . I recommend if you have just discovered this series begin with it and maybe leave the movie out of you're collection again it was not bad movie just lacked the magic of the original show that couldn't be replicated in any cop show that preceded it with the exception of the Sweeney which starred the late great John thaw which had a completely different tone to this show being more violent and tough with less humor .


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