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.
Hunter spends the night at McCall's house after she recieves a threatening phone call from the man known as "Bigfoot", who they were investigating for the rapes. Brad Navarro's wife kicks him out of ...
A scientist who has created a super helicopter has defected to Libya and taken the machine with him. A secretive government agency hires an ex-Vietnam War pilot to go to Libya, steal the chopper and bring it back.
Donald P. Bellisario
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>
Hunter's (Fred Dryer's) and McCall's (Stepfanie Kramer's) nicknames for the first two seasons were "The Head Hunter" and "The Brass Cupcake", respectively. See more »
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 »
Did you hear that gunshot?
That wasn't a gunshot. It was a branch that snapped due to the insurmountable weight of the snow which landed upon it.
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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 »
Hunter was a conventional detective show in most respects, but had an innovation that advanced the genre to new levels: the laws of physics were changed so that when cars crashed, they spiraled upwards at a 45 degree angle. You could count on this happening at least once per show, and always at the same point in the soundtrack.
The only detective series to better Hunter in repeatable phenomena was Mannix, a forgotten show from the 60s. Not only would a car drive off the same cliff at least once per show, but Mannix would be whacked on the brain stem at the exact same point in the show every week, and display no ill effects. Or, come to think of it, maybe that was why the dialog was so bad...
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