TV Series | TV-PG | | Action, Crime, Drama
Rick Hunter is a renegade cop who breaks the rules and takes justice into his own hands. Partnered with the equally stunning and rebellious Sgt. McCall, the tough-minded duo set out to crack down on L.A.'s slimiest criminals.
During season three, the producers decided to kill off Sergeant Bernie Terwilliger, played by James Whitmore, Jr. When Fred Dryer got wind of his fellow actor's demise, he objected. The script was quickly revised and Robert Firth, who had played Riley Causland in the previous season, was brought in to take the fatal bullet. In an odd twist of fate, Whitmore ended up directing the sequences.
Hey Hunter. Those aren't the car keys for that car.
Hunter: Yeah I know but McCall could hotwire a broom handle if she had to. See ya.
Carlos: Hey wait. Hunter come back here. HUNTER!
Vehicles often explode when they crash. This is not probable because automobiles and other vehicles do not use explosive fuel, only flammable fuel.
When the show was shown on the TBS network up until 2002, The episode intro teaser in all season 5 and 6 episodes had the first few notes of the opening title play over the titles popping up on the screen. Episodes now shown on TV Land have restored Fred Dryer's original voiceover in this part saying "Tonight On Hunter".