Hunter

The BEST episodes of Hunter

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Hunter is an American police television drama created by Frank Lupo, which ran on NBC from 1984 to 1991. It starred Fred Dryer as Sgt. Rick Hunter and Stepfanie Kramer as Sgt. Dee Dee McCall. The titular character, Sgt. Rick Hunter, was a wily, physically imposing, often rule-breaking homicide detective with the Los Angeles Police Department. The show's main characters, Hunter and McCall, resolved many of their cases by lethal force, but no more so than many other related television dramas.

Last Updated: 6/25/2022Network: NBC
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Crossfire
star
10.00
1 votes

#1 - Crossfire

Season 3 - Episode 19 - Aired 4/11/1987

Hunter finds that an old girlfriend is being hunted by a cocaine dealer while he is tailing a robbery and murder suspect who was released due to a lack of evidence.

Directors: Charlie Picerni
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The Beach Boy
star
9.67
3 votes

#2 - The Beach Boy

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 4/6/1985

Drug dealers are feeling the wrath of a supplier they refused and the penalty is death.

Directors: Richard A. Colla
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Change Partners and Dance
star
9.50
2 votes

#3 - Change Partners and Dance

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/4/1986

A cop is murdered after making arrangements to meet with Hunter.

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Waiting for Mr. Wrong
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9.33
3 votes

#4 - Waiting for Mr. Wrong

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/7/1985

A flashy yet deadly jewelry store robbery leaves Hunter and McCall with a dead body and a cold trail. When Angelita, a beautiful young model who is their only connection to one of the killers, boards a train to San Diego, Hunter is right behind her. But her surveillance accidentally becomes contact and contact turns to passion. Is she an innocent victim of a ruthless killer, or is she just as deadly? Rick must make a decision and the wrong decision could be a killer.

Directors: Ron Satlof
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Guilty
star
9.25
4 votes

#5 - Guilty

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 4/13/1985

Hunter and McCall disobey orders and investigate a possible connection between two homicides instead of chasing muggers.

Directors: Michael Lange
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Fire Man
star
9.00
5 votes

#6 - Fire Man

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 5/4/1985

A television news crew get in the way of Hunter and McCall while they are trying to investigate the arsonist the news crew helped identify.

Directors: Tony Mordente
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Sniper
star
9.00
5 votes

#7 - Sniper

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 5/11/1985

Hunter,and McCall investigate the mysterious Sniper shootings of blond women.Meanwhile,the Police Department personnel is being audited by a most efficient IRS Agent.

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Million Dollar Misunderstanding
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9.00
5 votes

#8 - Million Dollar Misunderstanding

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/16/1985

A ruthless robbery of an armoured car goes awry when Dunbar, the leader of the gang, kills his partner only to have his car stolen with the $1,000,000 in the trunk. When the owner of the car is later killed, Hunter and McCall find themselves on a case that gets deadlier at every turn and puts Rick against as tough and mean a man as he'll ever meet

Directors: Michael Preece
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Think Blue
star
9.00
4 votes

#9 - Think Blue

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/14/1985

A friend of Hunter's is accused of killing his wife, but Hunter connects the crime to a man he arrested a long time ago instead.

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Overnight Sensation
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9.00
1 votes

#10 - Overnight Sensation

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/27/1986

A TV reporter accuses Hunter of unjustly firing his weapon . Capt. Wyler is promoted to Deputy Chief.

Directors: Tony Mordente
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Any Second Now
star
9.00
1 votes

#11 - Any Second Now

Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired 2/28/1987

A fan who was convicted of attacking a pianist is released from prison and is, once again, a threat to the pianist.

Directors: James Darren
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Hot Pursuit (1)
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9.00
1 votes

#12 - Hot Pursuit (1)

Season 3 - Episode 20 - Aired 5/2/1987

McCall and an informant are shot after the informant gives her information regarding a prostitution ring being run along truck routes. Hunter is accused of murder when he travels to Mexico to meet with the pimp (part 1 of 2).

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Shades
star
9.00
1 votes

#13 - Shades

Season 3 - Episode 22 - Aired 7/18/1987

McCall's life is saved by a mysterious gunman and Hunter is missing.

Directors: Michael Preece
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Not Just Another John Doe
star
9.00
1 votes

#14 - Not Just Another John Doe

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/24/1987

A skid row murder leads to an unknown victim. The killer knows the identity of the witness and the witness knows the identity of the killer.

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The Fifth Victim
star
9.00
1 votes

#15 - The Fifth Victim

Season 6 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/9/1989

Hunter and McCall track down a departmental leak in the investigation of a serial killer targeting homosexuals. A local painter confesses to committing all but one of the murders.

Directors: Michael Preece
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The Last Kill
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8.80
5 votes

#16 - The Last Kill

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 4/20/1985

Hunter and McCall trail a hit man who leaves a napkin with a purple circle on it at the scene of each crime. Hunter believes that the killer is the husband of his former girlfriend, a former magazine model. McCall believes Hunter is focusing on the husband of his ex out of jelousy. And Hunter's ex believes her husband is cheating on her, never suspecting the true nature of her spouse's activities.

Directors: Bruce Kessler
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The Snow Queen (2)
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8.75
4 votes

#17 - The Snow Queen (2)

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 3/30/1985

Dee Dee's in danger as she moves closer to exposing a ruthless drug dealer, while Hunter fights to keep a rogue policeman from killing a material witness.

Directors: Richard A. Colla
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The Big Fall
star
8.75
4 votes

#18 - The Big Fall

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/23/1985

Hunter and McCall are one of the teams assigned to protect a government witness. But when he is thrown out the window of the hotel room, Hunter and Dee Dee are in the middle of a Bullit-style conspiracy of deadly double crosses. Someone in the department killed the witness and Rick and McCall must find out who and why before Hunter is pinned to the wall for murder one.

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The Avenging Angel
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8.50
6 votes

#19 - The Avenging Angel

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/18/1985

A surveillance expert decides to punish a murder suspect and the witness who was bought off.

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The Beautiful & the Dead (1)
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8.50
2 votes

#20 - The Beautiful & the Dead (1)

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired 4/1/1986

She is exquisitely beautiful with perfect features. She is sitting in Hunter's chair waiting for him to come home. She is also dead! A clean professional hit in an adult motel throws Rick and Dee Dee into a case that includes Russian and Federal Agents, espionage, and a strangely intriguing, nameless beauty who is the final piece in a jigsaw puzzle that won't come together

Directors: Gary Winter
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The Beautiful & the Dead (2)
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8.50
2 votes

#21 - The Beautiful & the Dead (2)

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired 4/8/1986

A body disappears from Hunter's apartment, and as he and McCall investigate they find that a Russian defector and Federal agents are connected to the case.

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The Return of Typhoon Thompson
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8.50
2 votes

#22 - The Return of Typhoon Thompson

Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired 5/6/1986

Jerome Typhoon Thompson a once famous Middle-weight prizefighter is realeased from Prison after serving 5-years of a life sentence.He was convicted of murdering his manager,a charge that he says is false.Because of good behavior he was paroled.Once outside he is greetd by Hunter,who warns Typhoon not to seek revenge on those he feels had set him up.However Typhoon will not listen.He immediatly looks around,hoping to get information on the people that he knows are responsible for his imprisonment.His quest gets the attention of two people on motocycles who try to kill him .Foretunatly Hunter,and McCall were there(they were keeping surveillance on Typhoon)they arrested the would be killers.Hunter who earlier thought Typhoon was guilty isn't so sure now.He,and McCall will continue their investigation until something comes out .

Directors: Peter Kiwitt
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Saturday Night Special
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8.50
2 votes

#23 - Saturday Night Special

Season 2 - Episode 23 - Aired 5/20/1986

A series of murders on skid row smash across the headlines. But when Hunter and McCall dig into the case, they discover a witness who swears the killer is a reporter covering the story

Directors: Peter Kiwitt
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The Shooter
star
8.43
7 votes

#24 - The Shooter

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/4/1985

A motorcycle cop is shot with a special armor penetrating bullet similar to the one that killed McCall's husband.

Directors: Michael Lange
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Blow-Up
star
8.40
5 votes

#25 - Blow-Up

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/4/1986

Someone bombs the angel on a grave and Hunter thinks it was done by a man he arrested a long time ago.

Directors: Douglas Heyes
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