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Hart to Hart 

The globe-trotting adventures of amateur detectives Jonathan (Robert Wagner) and Jennifer Hart (Stefanie Powers).

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Sidney Sheldon
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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Robert Wagner ...  Jonathan Hart 111 episodes, 1979-1984
Stefanie Powers ...  Jennifer Hart / ... 111 episodes, 1979-1984
Lionel Stander ...  Max 111 episodes, 1979-1984
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Storyline

Jonathan Hart (Robert Wagner) was a self-made millionaire, the C.E.O. of Hart Industries, a global conglomerate. His gorgeous wife Jennifer (Stefanie Powers) was a freelance journalist. They were both amateur sleuths, and in every episode found themselves up to their eyeballs in murder, smuggling, theft, and international espionage. They also managed to find time to snuggle together, as they loved each other very much. Max (Lionel Stander) was their loyal, gravelly-voiced butler, cook, and chauffeur, and Freeway their pet canine. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@soltec.net>

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TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 August 1979 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hart to Hart See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(110 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)
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Trivia

On November 29 1981, when this show was still on the air, Natalie Wood, husband Robert Wagner, and friend Christopher Walken took a late night boat ride, during which Wood drowned in the Pacific Ocean. The death was originally ruled an accident, but now the investigation has been re-opened. See more »

Quotes

[opening narration]
Max: This is my boss, Jonathan Hart - a self-made millionaire. He's quite a guy. This is Mrs. H. She's gorgeous. She's one lady who knows how to take care of herself. By the way, my name is Max. I take care of *both* of them, which ain't easy; 'cause when they met... it was *murder*!
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Crazy Credits

Max's opening narration differs in some episodes. Most episodes have him finish by declaring "When they met, it was murder!" but some episodes have him saying "Their hobby is ... murder!" See more »

Connections

Referenced in Body Double (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Hart to Hart
Music by Roger Nichols
Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse
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Guilty Pleasure, 80s style
21 January 2007 | by Jambie67See all my reviews

Man, I love this show, and wish they would show reruns on cable now, instead of some of the crappy shows in syndication. Hart to Hart wasn't deep or important or even remotely realistic, but it was great fun, and full of eye candy. Stephanie (who was and is just gorgeous) and Robert had great chemistry and brought a real sense of glamor to this show. The formula was simple and effective: every episode was either about a Hart family friend or colleague getting murdered or murdering someone else, followed by the Harts donning costumes, playing sleuth, and using their vast financial resources to solve the crime. There was always at least one "action" scene or chase, and the show always closed with some silly, sexual banter between J&J...usually shot in the bedroom set. Along the way there was always a bit of comic relief provided by the late, great Lionel Stander (AKA Max.) TV these days is either incredibly shoddy or sooooo self-important and haughty that it's unwatchable (Hello, Mr. Sorkin!!!)A show like Hart to Hart would be a welcome change of pace these days.


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