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Hunter 

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Rick Hunter is a renegade cop who breaks the rules and takes justice into his own hands. Partnered with the equally stunning and rebellious Sgt. McCall, the tough-minded duo set out to crack down on L.A.'s slimiest criminals.

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Frank Lupo
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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Fred Dryer ...  Rick Hunter 152 episodes, 1984-1991
Stepfanie Kramer ...  Dee Dee McCall 130 episodes, 1984-1990
Charles Hallahan ...  Capt. Charles Devane 110 episodes, 1986-1991
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Storyline

Detective Sergeant Rick Hunter (Fred Dryer) and his partner, Detective Sergeant Dee Dee McCall (Stepfanie Kramer), are homicide investigators with the Los Angeles Police Department. Often they must go undercover to catch a variety of Los Angeles-style villains. Sporty James (Garrett Morris), a helpful Police informant, occasionally provided a bit of humor in this action-drama television series. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 September 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hunter See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(153 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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Trivia

Over the course of the series, Detective Sergeant Rick Hunter would change his service weapon from a 9mm semi-auto to a .44 Magnum to an IMI Desert Eagle (first time used on any cop show), back to a revolver, then back to a semi-auto pistol. Despite all of these handgun changes, the gun shown in the show's introduction never changed from the 9mm semi-auto. See more »

Goofs

Vehicles often explode when they crash. This is not probable because automobiles and other vehicles do not use explosive fuel, only flammable fuel. See more »

Quotes

Hunter: Captain? Do you know how many officers have been killed because they were too busy firing warning shots?
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Alternate Versions

When the show was shown on the TBS network up until 2002, The episode intro teaser in all season 5 and 6 episodes had the first few notes of the opening title play over the titles popping up on the screen. Episodes now shown on TV Land have restored Fred Dryer's original voiceover in this part saying "Tonight On Hunter". See more »

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Followed by Hunter (2003) See more »

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works for me!
5 October 2006 | by lfowden84See all my reviews

Enjoyed the series when shown on TV first time around.I have purchased season one to three (as available) and I am wondering when further seasons will be released.I enjoyed Fred Dryer's laid back acting(I know he was replacing Clint Eastwwod persons on TV) but the cast was so right for the show,except maybe the "Captain', until the arrival of the actor who finally settled in the role.I seem to have forgotten the name of whoever played the captain. But I enjoyed James Whitmore Jr and his by the book policing, Didi Mccall (Stephanie Kramer)stunningly beautiful yet so handy with her gun,although I must admit she looked too frail to be a real cop.All in all a good series to add to one's library.Cannot wait for future season releases to buy. Millie


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