The BEST Episodes of Hart to Hart

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jun 1, 2020

Network: ABC (US)

Jonathan Hart is a self-made millionaire and the CEO of Hart Industries, a global conglomerate. His wife Jennifer is a beautiful freelance journalist. Living the jetset lifestyle, the glamorous couple spend their free time as amateur detectives. At their opulent California home, they are assisted by Max, their loyal, gravelly-voiced butler, cook, and chauffeur who also helps out in their "cases." The Hart's beloved pet dog is "Freeway".

Long Lost Love

#1 - Long Lost Love

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 22, 1983

A woman claims to be Jennifer's half-sister and her father believes she could be the daughter of his nurse during the war. Jonathan, however, is suspicious and sets out to find the truth.

star 10.00
2 votes
Directors: Karen Arthur
Writers: Don Roos
Hostage Harts

#2 - Hostage Harts

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 18, 1983

Jennifer fears for Jonathan's life when ruthless jewel thieves take him hostage during a robbery while he's on a business trip in Paris.

star 9.50
2 votes
Directors: Paul Krasny
Writers: Donald Ross
A Christmas Hart

#3 - A Christmas Hart

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 21, 1982

Jonathan and Jennifer are robbed during a birthday party for Max and go undercover for Jingle-Grams.

star 9.33
3 votes
Writers: Rowby Goren
Harts and Hounds

#4 - Harts and Hounds

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 1, 1983

A traditional fox hunt is marred by murder during the Harts visit to England -- and sends them off on the trail of a killer.

star 9.00
2 votes
Directors: Kevin Connor
Writers: Lawrence Hertzog
Love Game

#5 - Love Game

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 8, 1983

Jonathan teams with tennis great Martina Navratilove in a game of doubles aimed at exposing a deceitful tennis pro and the stockbroker who is blackmailing him.

star 9.00
2 votes
Directors: Paul Krasny
Writers: Bill Froehlich, Mark Lisson, Stephen Kandel
Whispers in the Wings

#6 - Whispers in the Wings

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 10, 1984

Jennifer is stalked by a psychotic stage manager who lurks in the wings as the Harts don top hats and tails to perform in a charity benefit in the Big Apple.

star 9.00
2 votes
Directors: Seymour Robbie
Writers: Lawrence Hertzog
Hart of Diamonds

#7 - Hart of Diamonds

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Feb 2, 1982

Jennifer has become a jewel thief. The owner of the salon she's visiting has hynotized her into stealing valuable baubles from her friends as well as the jewelery store.

star 8.80
5 votes
Directors: Harry Winer
Writers: Carol Saraceno, Stephen Richmond
Murder, Murder On The Wall

#8 - Murder, Murder On The Wall

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 11, 1980

When a bridegroom disappears abruptly and leaves his wife, who is an acquaintance of Jennifer's, to face a couple of thugs by herself, the Harts step in to help her.

star 8.57
7 votes
Directors: Tom Mankiewicz
Writers: Robert Swanson
My Hart Belongs To Daddy

#9 - My Hart Belongs To Daddy

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 19, 1982

Jennifer's reunion with her father is laced with danger and surprise when she learns he is a retired government agent and the target of an assassination.

star 8.50
6 votes
Directors: Dennis Donnelly
Writers: Rick Husky
Hart of Darkness

#10 - Hart of Darkness

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 8, 1981

A psychotic man pours a blinding chemical into the Harts pool. Seconds after Jonathan dives in for his morning swim, he surfaces, screaming in pain.

star 8.40
5 votes
Directors: Karen Arthur
Writers: Lawrence Hertzog
Blue and Broken-Harted

#11 - Blue and Broken-Harted

Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 23, 1982

Jonathan and Jennifer enact a troubled marriage in very public places in an attempt to flush out the culprit who is trying to cause a rift between them.

star 8.33
3 votes
Directors: Michael Hiatt
Writers: Donald Ross
Murder Takes A Bow

#12 - Murder Takes A Bow

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired May 19, 1981

Jennifer's death scene in an amatuer production could become the real thing when the director realizes she can identify him as a murderer of a young playwright.

star 8.25
4 votes
Directors: Harry Winer
Writers: Mary Ann Kasica, Michael Scheff
Two Harts Are Better Than One

#13 - Two Harts Are Better Than One

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 27, 1983

Jonathan and Jennifer remember how they first met and fell in love in the midst of murder and international intrigue in the picturesque locale of London.

star 8.20
5 votes
Directors: Kevin Connor
Writers: Donald Ross, Lawrence Hertzog
Harts Under Glass

#14 - Harts Under Glass

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 24, 1981

A diamond ring given to Jennifer by Jonathan for their fifth anniversary enables their escape from a glass-walled room where they are being held captive.

star 8.17
6 votes
Directors: Harry Winer
Writers: Bill LaMond, Jo LaMond, Lawrence Hertzog
On a Bed of Harts

#15 - On a Bed of Harts

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 28, 1982

Jonathan purchases their Honeymoom bed, but the wrong bed is delivered. In their search for the ""real"" bed, the Harts become entangled in an international art smuggling scheme through San Francisco and the Napa Valley.

star 8.13
8 votes
Directors: Leo Penn
Writers: Bill LaMond, Jo LaMond
Cruise at Your Own Risk

#16 - Cruise at Your Own Risk

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Apr 8, 1980

The Harts take a luxurious cruise on a Hart Industries liner to investigate a series of jewel thefts. They find themselves at the mercy of the jewel thieves' rival burglars.

star 8.00
6 votes
Directors: Earl Bellamy
Writers: Bill LaMond, E. Nick Alexander, Jo LaMond
The Wayward Hart

#17 - The Wayward Hart

Season 4 - Episode 18 - Aired Mar 8, 1983

Jonathan buys Max a lethal cigar and after accusing him of being predictible Max disappears, leaving the Harts to find him before it's too late.

star 8.00
2 votes
Directors: Kevin Connor
Writers: Elizabeth Tully, Michael Snyder
Max in Love

#18 - Max in Love

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 13, 1979

The Hart home is stripped of everything. It looks like an inside job and all clues point to Max's new love. When Max is framed for murder, the Harts intervene.

star 7.90
10 votes
Directors: Leo Penn
Writers: Bruce Darling, David Solomon, Edward Martino, Will Thornbury
Hartland Express

#19 - Hartland Express

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 3, 1981

An Air Traffic Controllers' strike forces Jennifer and Jonathan to take a train from Chicago to Los Angeles. When Jennifer discovers a body in their compartment, the Harts become involved in protecting a government witness from would-be assassins.

star 7.89
9 votes
Directors: Dennis Donnelly
Writers: Ross Teel
Harts and Flowers

#20 - Harts and Flowers

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 6, 1981

Max creates a rose hybrid he calls the Jennifer Hart Rose and enters it in a prestigious rose contest under Jennifer name. She becomes the target for murder when she is stalked by a psychotic leading judge.

star 7.86
35 votes
Directors: Harry Winer
Writers: Duane Poole, Tom Swalen
Rhinestone Harts

#21 - Rhinestone Harts

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 1, 1981

The Harts new musical investment (singer Lorene)is beginning an International tour. The singer's husband Jesse, a jewel thief, has a costume made for her that sparkles with diamonds. The outfit is loaned to Jennifer and Lorene's husband is desperate to retrieve it.

star 7.86
7 votes
Directors: Dennis Donnelly
Writers: Duane Poole, Tom Swale
With This Hart, I Thee Wed

#22 - With This Hart, I Thee Wed

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 12, 1982

The Harts witness a murder when the spiritual mentor and bridegroom of Jennifer's aunt meets an untimely death.

star 7.80
5 votes
Writers: Madeline Di Maggio, Mary DiMaggio
The Latest In High Fashion Murder

#23 - The Latest In High Fashion Murder

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired May 5, 1981

Jennifer's article on the world of high fashion leads to Jonathan and Jennifer modeling for a famous photograper while trying to determine who is murdering beautiful models.

star 7.75
4 votes
Directors: Tom Mankiewicz
Writers: Bill LaMond, Jo LaMond
Harts On Campus

#24 - Harts On Campus

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 26, 1982

Jonathan joins Jennifer at her prep school reunion and is drugged by a former admirer who wants Jennifer for himself.

star 7.75
4 votes
Directors: Peter Medak
Writers: Donald Ross
Pounding Harts

#25 - Pounding Harts

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 18, 1983

A drug trafficing scheme is ruined when Freeway's kennel is switched with one containing cocaine.

star 7.75
4 votes
Directors: Harry Winer
Writers: Don Roos