Harry O (1973–1976)

TV Series   |    |  Action, Crime, Drama

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Harry Orwell is a world-weary private investigator who was forced to leave the San Diego Police Department after a bullet became lodged near his spine. He lived on the beach, and, when not ... See full summary »

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  • Harry O (1973)
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  • David Janssen in Harry O (1973)
  • Farrah Fawcett and David Janssen in Harry O (1973)
  • David Janssen in Harry O (1973)
  • Farrah Fawcett and David Janssen in Harry O (1973)

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23 July 2007 | winstonfg
| Orweeell !
As someone who grew up with Starsky and Hutch, it might seem odd that I'm also a Harry O fan, but in an era of crap formula shows that were usually split into acts and epilogs it was a standout. There were only two shows of that time that both me and my dad could agree on: Kojak and Harry O; and of the two, I think Harry O was slightly more consistent.

David Janssen carries the world-weary lead with considerable panache, paving the way for later shows such as the Rockford Files, and Anthony Zerbe is an excellent foil as the long-suffering cop-who-secretly-likes-him-but-will-never-say (cf. Joe Santos and James Garner). Played out against the backdrop of San Diego in the 70's, the main thing that stretched belief was the number of gorgeous birds that wrinkled old Harry used to pull. But then, I was in my teens and the hormones enjoyed them...

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