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

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Complete series cast summary:
...  Det. Ken 'Hutch' Hutchinson 92 episodes, 1975-1979
...  Det. Dave Starsky 92 episodes, 1975-1979
...  Huggy Bear 92 episodes, 1975-1979
Bernie Hamilton ...  Capt. Harold Dobey 91 episodes, 1975-1979
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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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30 April 1975 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Producer Aaron Spelling wrote that he and the other producers liked to refer to this as TV's first heterosexual love affair. See more »

Goofs

Throughout the series the rear-view mirror of Starsky's car is often missing when we see a two-shot of the guys in the car from the front through the windscreen. However in other shots of the car in the same scenes the mirror is almost always clearly in place. See more »

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[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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Referenced in Sliders: A Thousand Deaths (1999) See more »

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Best TV show EVER!
14 June 2004 | by See all my reviews

I am 14 years old and Starsky and Hutch is my favourite show ever! It is simply FANTASTIC! I love it. Paul Michael Glaser and David Soul have amazing chemistry and are superb actors. The friendship between Starsky and Hutch is wonderful as well and makes the show much more enjoyable to watch.I don't think there has ever been a show before or since which shows such a special and unique friendship- it is what separates it from other cop shows-Starsky and Hutch is NOT about the car,or the guns etc...in the end, it is all about the friendship.

Wonderful other characters- Huggy Bear, Dobey etc make it even better and pull the show together. Other older shows have got old fashioned or the acting is poor, but Starsky and Hutch is, I would say, a million times better than TV shows on telly now. I am hoping that they do the re-union with Paul and David- and so are hundreds and hundreds of other fans! Starsky and Hutch rule forever!


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