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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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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Fred Dryer ...  Det. Sgt. Rick Hunter 152 episodes, 1984-1991
Stepfanie Kramer ...  Det. Sgt. 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 and his partner, Sergeant Dee Dee McCall, are homicide investigators with the Los Angeles Police Department. Often they must go undercover to catch a variety of L.A.-style villains. "Sporty" James, a helpful police-informant, occasionally provides a bit of humor in this action-drama T.V. 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:

Rick Hunter See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Runtime:

(153 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

During season three, the producers decided to kill off Sergeant Bernie Terwilliger, played by James Whitmore, Jr. When Fred Dryer got wind of his fellow actor's demise, he objected. The script was quickly revised and Robert Firth, who had played Riley Causland in the previous season, was brought in to take the fatal bullet. In an odd twist of fate, Whitmore ended up directing the sequences. 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

Curguyan Consulate General: I must confess. I am totally addicted to your detective shows on television.
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Connections

Followed by Hunter: Back in Force (2003) See more »

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hunter tv series
21 April 2001 | by pksanders50See all my reviews

i didnt get to see the movie when it was shown in sept of 1984,and i wish i could have.i did get to watch the tv series of hunter when it was on, and i still get to watch it on tbs in reruns.i really enjoy watching it.fred dryer,stepfanie kramer and the rest of the cast were great.they did a tremendous job of acting.i'm glad we had such a great show to watch.


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