Hunter 5 Seasons 1987

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Season 3
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14. Requiem for Sgt McCall TV-14

McCall vows to solve the case her detective husband was investigating when he was killed but, when the prime suspect is found dead, McCall is charged with revenge and murder.

Starring:
Peter Ashton, Jeannine Bisignano
Runtime:
49 minutes
Original air date:
February 7, 1987

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Season 3
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    1. Overnight Sensation Hunter attempts to apprehend a vicious robbery suspect while he clashes with a vindictive reporter bent on destroying the detective's career.

    TV-14 49min September 27, 1986
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    2. Change Partners and Dance Detectives Hunter and McCall must work individually to investigate the killing of a police officer after they are separated as partners by their new precinct leader.

    TV-14 48min October 4, 1986
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    3. Crime of Passion While investigating the homicide of a young woman, McCall falls in love with the prime suspect--the victim's ex-husband.

    TV-14 49min October 11, 1986
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    4. The Castro Connection Hunter and McCall attempt to break a cocaine syndicate apparently being run by one of Hunter's most trusted ex-partners.

    TV-14 48min November 1, 1986
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    5. High Noon in L.A. Hunter receives a death threat from a quick-tempered foreign official determined to avenge his brother's death.

    TV-14 49min November 8, 1986
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    6. From San Francisco with Love A beautiful San Francisco police detective aids Hunter and McCall in solving a series of puzzling murders apparently connected to the estate of a deceased millionaire.

    TV-14 49min November 15, 1986
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    7. True Confessions Hunter and McCall search for a vengeful woman suspected of murdering two men involved in her sister's cocaine-related death.

    TV-14 49min November 22, 1986
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    8. Love, Hate and Shorty James Hunter and McCall try to protect their informant, Sporty James, from his own greed after he blackmails a ruthless cocaine dealer who's responsible for a murder.

    TV-14 48min December 6, 1986
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    9. The Contract Hunter and McCall's kidnapping-homicide investigation is thwarted by a rich industrialist who wants to control their methods of rescuing his abducted wife.

    TV-14 49min December 13, 1986
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    10. The Cradle Will Rock McCall masquerades as a nightclub singer to investigate the disappearance of a rock music star.

    TV-14 42min January 3, 1987
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    11. Bad Company The malicious leader of a group of paramilitary neo-Nazis take Hunter and McCall captive while planning their next attack.

    TV-14 48min January 10, 1987
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    12. Down and Under Hunter travels to Australia to help solve a murder case involving a former girlfriend who has been missing for three years.

    TV-14 49min January 17, 1987
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    13. Straight to the Heart Hunter's vacation is shattered when he falls in love with a beautiful professional killer who's connected to an arson scheme he's investigating.

    TV-14 48min January 24, 1987
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    14. Requiem for Sgt McCall McCall vows to solve the case her detective husband was investigating when he was killed but, when the prime suspect is found dead, McCall is charged with revenge and murder.

    TV-14 49min February 7, 1987
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    15. Double Exposure Sergeant McCall poses as a fashion model to expose a burglary ring preying on wealthy businessmen.

    TV-14 49min February 14, 1987
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    16. The Girl Next Door Hunter and McCall pose as husband and wife to investigate the murder of a young girl whose death exposes a Soviet plot to relocate secret agents in the United States.

    TV-14 48min February 21, 1987
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    17. Any Second Now A concert pianist is paralyzed by fear when a man jailed for her attempted murder is released from prison and vows to complete the task.

    TV-14 48min February 28, 1987
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    18. Shades When Hunter disappears during an investigation of organized crime, McCall and her new partner must find him before he's killed.

    TV-14 49min March 3, 1987
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    19. A Child is Born A rock musician helps Hunter search for the assailant of a pregnant woman being kept alive artificially until doctors can deliver the child, which Sergeant McCall decides to adopt.

    TV-14 49min March 14, 1987
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    20. Crossfire McCall fears that Hunter's temper will outweigh his judgement when his former girlfriend is murdered and Hunter thinks he knows the identity of the killer.

    TV-14 49min April 11, 1987
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    21. Hot Pursuit - Part 1 While investigating a murder, McCall is shot and paralyzed after learning about a prostitution ring operating along the highway in a fleet of motor homes.

    TV-14 49min May 2, 1987
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    22. Hot Pursuit - Part 2 As doctors prepare to operate on the paralyzed McCall, Hunter races against time to exonerate himself and find whoever is killing potential witnesses in a deadly prostitution case.

    TV-14 48min May 9, 1987

Product Details

Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Mystery
Director Charlie Picerni
Starring Peter Ashton, Jeannine Bisignano
Supporting actors Charles Hallahan, Cesare Danova, Leslie Hope, Jeff Kaake, Paul Lieber, Franc Luz, Bruce Davison, Kathleen Freeman, Robert Hirschfeld, Wayne Heffley, Erwin Fuller, Peter Ashton, Lonnie Burr, Jerry Tullos, Annie Gagen, Saul Stein, Charles Meshack, Jeannine Bisignano
Season year 1987
Network Cannell Productions
Executive Producer Roy Huggins
Purchase rights Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details
Format Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)

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I can't wait to get seasons 4, 5 & 6!
Charles H. Darakdjian
There's plenty of action for the action fans and the dialogue and chemistry between Hunter and McCall are smokin'!
KittyO
I thought it was the best detective show ever on TV.
Mark O. Flesner

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18 of 18 people found the following review helpful By KittyO on March 26, 2006
Format: DVD
If you read the earlier review that stated that these are the syndicated versions, don't fret too much, because it's not exactly true. The only episode that's been cut is The Cradle Will Rock and that was due to music rights issues. The remaining episodes may have a few music changes, but otherwise are the real deal.

Season Three is the best of the seasons of Hunter. There's plenty of action for the action fans and the dialogue and chemistry between Hunter and McCall are smokin'!

One thing that old fans of the series may have forgotten is how funny this show is, and many of the funniest bits were improvised by Fred Dryer and Stepfanie Kramer. Check out the hilarious banter in From San Francisco with Love, and experience the depth of Hunter and McCall's feelings about their partnership in Change Partners and Dance.

Order this DVD and you won't be sorry. And when you're done, get season two! Episodes like The Big Fall, Rape and Revenge and Burned are top notch and won't disappoint.

Hard to tell I'm a big fan, huh?
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Rykre on May 22, 2007
Format: DVD
This is one of those great shows whose consecutive releases on to DVD may be halted because most fans of the show believed that the show was getting better and stronger later into the future seasons. With only a mild appeal for the first few seasons, it's very likely that Anchor Bay feels that the show isn't selling well enough with the first few seasons so they may have decided to give up continuing the releases on DVD.

That's a shame, because many of us "Hunter" fans felt the the best episodes were when we were getting use to Charles Hallahan as Hunter and McCall's boss. The earlier shows showed that Rick Hunter wasn't treated with any respect from his boss or the police station in general. This was a bad start for the show. If Rick Hunter's superiors had no respect for him, how could we, the viewer, find respect for him? The first few seasons conveyed a bad image for Rick Hunter although I still appreciated the show. If it wasn't for the gorgeous Stepfanie Kramer as Dee Dee McCall, I would have given the first two seasons a miss. So, simply put, when Rick Hunter got more respect, the show became more respectable. And enjoyable.

I hope season four will come out soon. This is where the show just keeps getting better and better. We Hunter fans need to keep voicing our concern for this show or they may just scrub the whole project altogether.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By a customer on June 6, 2006
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
Hunter, Season Three is selling for the same price as Season One and Two.

The first two seasons were single-sided DVDs, season three has gone to the double-sided disk.

The producer of the Hunter series has increased his profit margin and the consumers, may suffer--I don't have much faith in the quality of double side disks.

Follow-up--I was watching the "Crossfire" episode and lost the sound.

I won't buy anything else on double-sided DVD.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By A. Hart on February 24, 2006
Format: DVD
This season had some of the best episodes in the Hunter series. "High Noon in LA", "Any Second Now" and "Shades" are some of the best! It's great that after all this time Hunter is finally being released on DVD! I just hope it continues and all the seasons are released. Including the couple of new episodes that were filmed and never showed during the hunter revival a couple of years ago!!!
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15 of 19 people found the following review helpful By shadygrady0002 on February 3, 2006
Format: DVD
This set of "Hunter" included my favorite episode, 'The Cradle Will Rock', guest starring Chaka Khan. I was very disappointed to find out these are the syndicated episodes and not the full and complete episodes that originally aired on NBC. Therefore, some of the scenes have been edited out of several of the episodes.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Charles H. Darakdjian on January 7, 2006
Format: DVD
This show is still good! Sometimes, it gets a little slow when a 'romance' develops; but otherwise, it's dynamite!

The generic has been changed. It's softer at the beginning with the kids shown before a drug deal; but once the dead blond is seen, the main theme roars out with Hunter and McCall!

Here are my comments on some of the key episodes:

Overnight Sensation: Excellent beginning! A reporter is obsessed about sinking Hunter. That episode is well played and very believable. Good story too.

High Noon in L.A.: This is a follow-up episode from the 'rape and revenge' from season 2. The plot is very good still. I'll admit that this Mariano is somewhat less sleazy than the rapist.

From San Francisco with Love: yes, there is some romance in this one. However, it is short and when Hunter's new love interest is a cold-blooded killer; it's great!

True Confessions: A woman's sister is drugged and raped by 3 young men. She dies during the assault. The 3 men get off on a technicality and then the sister is outraged. When each suspect dies one by one, Hunter suspects the sister.

Love, Hate and Sporty James: This episode is the result of what happens when a small-time hood plays with the mafia. Sporty James made a deadly mistake sending his girlfriend to her death! Dealing with the mafia is deadly enough, but f..... with them is much worst!

The Contracts: Another great episode where a kidnapping is staged. However, when the gardener is murdered; Hunter gets on the ball fast!

Bad Company: WWF fans rejoice! Big John Studd guest stars as the #1 terrorist muscles. His battle with Hunter is fun but unrealistic...How can an ex-footballer (even though he's 6'6") deal with a former WWF champ?
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