Houston Knights (1987–1988)

TV Series   |    |  Action, Crime, Drama


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A Chicago cop is transferred to Houston where he teams up with a Texas lawman.

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  • Michael Paré and Michael Beck in Houston Knights (1987)
  • Michael Paré and Michael Beck in Houston Knights (1987)
  • Still of Marc Raducci with Michael Pare in a scene from the CBS TV Series "Houston Knights" (Season 2, Episode 20 entitled, "Bad Paper", May 3, 1988)
  • Marc Raducci on-location and in-between takes in the Mid-Wilshire District of Los Angeles shooting the CBS Television Drama "Houston Knights" episode entitled, "Bad Paper" (Season 2, Episode 20, January 1988)
  • Still of Marc Raducci with Michael Pare and Michael Beck in the Mid-Wilshire District of Los Angeles filming a scene form the CBS Television Drama "Houston Knights" (Season 2, Episode 20 entitled "Bad Paper", January 1988)
  • Michael Paré, Michael Beck, and Robyn Douglass in Houston Knights (1987)

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Creator:

Michael Butler

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12 October 2008 | bkoganbing
6
| Eventually, as compatible as Starsky and Hutch
The sad thing about Houston Knights not running longer is that insofar as I know, this is the only series that was based out of Houston, Texas which is the USA's fourth largest city.

I've visited the city a few times in the past 35 years or so, it's a curious place. There's no doubt about its Texas origins, but the influx of people from the north has given it a look like those urban centers of the north with all the strengths and weaknesses of same. It has a sizable minority population, both black and Latino, it's far more liberal than Dallas.

If you remember Dallas was where the far more successful Walker Texas Ranger was based. That show had considerable more advantages to it with a name star involved and the fact it hewed to the line of more traditional Texas mores.

The show involved a pair of mismatched cops Texan Michael Beck and a transplanted Yankee Michael Pare from Chicago. These two guys grate on each other instantly, but both prove to be tough customers and earn each other's respect. Eventually they prove as compatible as Starsky and Hutch.

In fact Houston Knights had a Huggy Bear character as well, John Hancock played a man nicknamed Chicken who had the best fried chicken in Houston for the price and also had his ear to the ground for a lot of information. Pare and Beck ate at his place a lot.

Sad this show failed to find its audience though it got a two year run.

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Genres

Action | Crime | Drama

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Release Date:

11 March 1987

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Filming Locations

Houston, Texas, USA

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