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The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries 

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The cases of a pair of teen detective brothers and a teen girl amateur sleuth.
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1979   1978   1977  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
Shaun Cassidy ...  Joe Hardy 46 episodes, 1977-1979
Parker Stevenson ...  Frank Hardy 46 episodes, 1977-1979
Pamela Sue Martin ...  Nancy Drew 36 episodes, 1977-1978
Ed Gilbert Ed Gilbert ...  Fenton Hardy 31 episodes, 1977-1979
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Storyline

Frank and Joe Hardy were the teenage sons of world-renowned private investigator Fenton Hardy. Snooping must have been in the Hardy blood, since Frank and Joe were always stumbling across mysterious goings-on, usually of the non-violent kind. Kidnapping, smuggling, robbery, missing persons and haunted houses were the norm in the Hardy hometown of Bayport, although their adventures often took the boys to other cities or even countries. Frank was the sensible, older brother, while Joe was impulsive and a budding pop singer. Gertrude was Frank & Joe's sometimes nagging aunt, Callie was Frank's cute girlfriend and Harry a government agent the Hardy boys occasionally worked with. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@soltec.net>

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Family | Mystery

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 January 1977 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Nancy Drew Mysteries See more »

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Runtime:

(28 episodes) | (39 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The original Hardy Boys book series, on which the television series is based, as well as the Nancy Drew books, have been extensively re-edited because of scenes and passages that are now deemed as racially insensitive. See more »

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Love the show!
7 June 2006 | by DianeDeverSee all my reviews

I loved the show as a child. I purchased season one as soon as it came out on DVD. I want to know when seasons two and three will be out on DVD. I can't wait to purchase them. This show hasn't been available on any of our TV stations for years and years.If your interested in mysteries then this is the show for you. This show is safe for your children to watch with you. You'll love the way they dressed. They always seemed to be getting into some sort of trouble. It's a family show that still interests me today. Some of the episodes even started out a little on the scary side. I look at it as an early version of the X-files but they always had logical reasons for everything by the end. I can't say it any simpler. The show is fun. Give it a try.


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