A psychic running a diner helps Starsky and Hutch when the schoolgirl daughter of a wealthy football team owner is kidnapped.

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... Det. Ken 'Hutch' Hutchinson
... Det. Dave Starsky
... Huggy Bear
Bernie Hamilton ... Capt. Harold Dobey
George Loros ... Earl Pola
... 'Moo-Moo' Caifalno
... Joe Haymes
... Joe Collandra
Sylvia Anderson ... Charlie Sireen
... Su Long
... De Meo
... Julio Gutierez (as Edward Jamesl Olmos)
Charles Everett ... Cha-Cha
... Joanna Haymes (as Diane Kay)
Larry Mitchell ... Policeman
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After Starsky and Hutch successfully chase down a transvestite shoplifter violating his parole, they get a tip from a Huggy Bear about a dead body. The flamboyant jive-talker got his information from Joe Collandra, formerly a stage psychic, now the owner of a diner, who was just showing off and now regrets it. Collandra's previous stint at using his paranormal abilities to help the police resulted in misery for the beleaguered ex-showman, and now he wants nothing to do with psychic detection. The trouble is, his vision of a dead body, in a place that is very like an amusement park, proves to be true. And now the skeptical Starsky and the believing Hutch need his help in a crime the dead man was involved with: the kidnapping of a schoolgirl, the daughter of a wealthy football team owner. Written by J. Spurlin

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Action | Crime | Drama | Mystery

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15 January 1977 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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This episode involves a foot chase from phone booth to phone booth and a kidnapped girl being threatened to be killed if money is not delivered in time. Which is some of the same plot elements that was also used in the film Dirty Harry. See more »

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[first lines]
Starsky: Where's he going?
Hutch: If you ever catch him you can ask him.
Starsky: If I ever catch him I won't have to ask him.
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Edward James Olmos is incorrectly credited as Edward Jamesl Olmos. See more »

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References Hustle (1975) See more »

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