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Starsky and Hutch 

Two streetwise cops bust criminals in their red-and-white Ford Torino, with the help of police snitch, Huggy Bear.

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
David Soul ...  Det. Ken 'Hutch' Hutchinson 92 episodes, 1975-1979
Paul Michael Glaser ...  Det. Dave Starsky 92 episodes, 1975-1979
Antonio Fargas ...  Huggy Bear 92 episodes, 1975-1979
Bernie Hamilton ...  Capt. Harold Dobey 91 episodes, 1975-1979
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Storyline

Tough Starsky and educated Hutch are plainclothes cops taking on dope dealers, muggers and other thugs, aided by their red 1974 Torino and informant Huggy Bear. Both bachelors' private lives play as interweaving threads in the drama. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Action | Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 April 1975 (USA) See more »

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Starsky & Hutch See more »

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Runtime:

(88 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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Trivia

The producer actually wanted to use a green and white Camaro instead of the red and white Ford Torino but the Chevy company were unable to help them. See more »

Goofs

In The pilot episode, both Starsky and Hutch jump/fall into a swimming pool. A close-up of Starsky in the water shows him in his blue shirt without his sweater, and his gun in his right hand. But the next cut to him shows him standing up out of the water with his sweater back on, and his gun in his left hand. See more »

Quotes

[Starsky is driving a car with a bomb in the trunk]
Det. Ken "Hutch" Hutchinson: [yells] Get him the hell out o' here!
Det. Dave Starsky: [checks watch] Come on, for *once* be fast...!
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Connections

Spoofed in The Kevin Bishop Show: Episode #1.5 (2008) See more »

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The cool of the 70s
4 January 2003 | by super marauderSee all my reviews

As with most cop/buddy shows of the 70s, the plots were pretty generic, and this was no exception. What made the show for most people was the characters. The chemistry between Starsky, and Hutch was people liked, not to mention the flaming red Ford Torino! Where I lived, Starsky, and Hutch became another word for best friends, if you were a guy, (or Laverne, and Shirley for women.) So the writers worked the friendship angle into the plot, as opposed to being just another shootem'up cop show, and unlike the people involved with 'The Dukes of Hazzard', they knew the people were the real stars of the show, not the car.

This was another tv show that had an influence on our culture. Ford sold thousands of copies of the Starsky, and Hutch Torinos (Forgetting the fact the Torino was Starsky's. Hutch drove a beat up 73 Ford custom!), and they redefined cool. If you have a Starsky, and Hutch Torino, HANG ON TO IT! Not only is it worth some major bucks, but it is an icon of our culture.


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