The BEST episodes of Hunter season 2

Every episode of Hunter season 2, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Hunter season 2!

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: 5/14/2024Network: NBCStatus: Ended
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7.83
6 votes

#1 - 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.

Writer: Sidney Ellis
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7.83
6 votes

#2 - 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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7.75
8 votes

#3 - 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
Writer: Frank Lupo
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7.71
7 votes

#4 - Rape and Revenge (2)

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/9/1985

Hunter ends up in San Pablo wanting to shoot Raul Mariano, the man who raped McCall and shot Hunter. McCall comes and tries to stop Hunter from killing Mariano. She fails, and Hunter shoots Mariano four times. After, Hunter and McCall must escape from an army that is trying to kill them

Writer: Tom Lazarus
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7.63
8 votes

#5 - Rape and Revenge (1)

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/2/1985

McCall is raped and beaten by a diplomat who has a strange opinion of the way to treat women. Hunter is angry, but can do nothing when the culprit claims diplomatic immunity. McCall is appalled to find that the man's father shares his attitude toward women.

Directors: Gary Winter
Writer: Tom Lazarus
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7.63
8 votes

#6 - 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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7.57
7 votes

#7 - War Zone

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/11/1986

A hooker's murder and a pharmaceutical theft are connected.

Directors: Bob Bralver
Writer: Allison Hock
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7.50
10 votes

#8 - Rich Girl

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/19/1985

Hunter,and McCall investigate the attempted shooting of a wealthy businessman.The man's young wife was the prime suspect when arrested,put on trial,and aquitted for the crime(lack of proof).The young woman then dies,the victim of an apparent suicide.Hunter,and McCall then shifts their investigation to another suspect somebody that they had not previously suspected.

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7.43
7 votes

#9 - 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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7.38
8 votes

#10 - Killer in a Halloween Mask

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/26/1985

The Captain sends Hunter and McCall to serve as technical advisors for a television police show to keep them out of trouble. Unfortunately, the star of the show is killed, placing Hunter and McCall in the middle of another high-profile murder investigation.

Writer: Stephen Katz
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7.29
7 votes

#11 - Death Machine

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired 3/11/1986

A couple of young punks rip off the house of Lucky Lacy, an underworld jewelry connection, and get away with $2,000,000 in jewels. But when Lacy hires Lincoln, a huge punk killer to find them, dead bodies start piling up and Hunter and McCall are up against their biggest foe yet!

Directors: Kim Manners
Writer: Tom Lazarus
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7.14
7 votes

#12 - Burned

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired 1/18/1986

A lawyer who was indicted for bribing a juror fakes his death.

Directors: Charlie Picerni
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7.14
7 votes

#13 - 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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7.13
8 votes

#14 - Night of the Dragons

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/28/1985

Hunter and McCall witness a shooting in Chinatown and follow up on their off time, but the officer-in-charge resents their meddling.

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7.08
12 votes

#15 - The Biggest Man in Town

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/5/1985

The murder looks like a professional execution. But why would a small time accountant be killed when he is eighty miles from home and using an alias? For Hunter and Dee Dee the only clue is to go to the source - a small, wealthy resort community that is controlled by one man. Hunter can feel this guy is responsible but proving it is a deadly proposition

Directors: Bob Bralver
Writer: Stephen Katz
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7.00
10 votes

#16 - Case X

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/21/1985

A modeling agent is a front for a photographer's personal pornography ring, and when the female porn stars start turning up dead, McCall goes undercover.

Directors: David Soul
Writer: Tom Lazarus
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7.00
6 votes

#17 - 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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7.00
6 votes

#18 - 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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6.89
9 votes

#19 - Fagin 1986

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired 2/8/1986

A juvenille is killed during a robbery attempt and Hunter discovers that he was part of a gang led by an adult.

Directors: Douglas Heyes
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6.75
8 votes

#20 - The Setup

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired 3/25/1986

A beautiful young woman is killed in a very professional style and Hunter knows her death is a link to a three-year-old case of an elusive international criminal named Varn. But before Hunter and McCall can piece together the case, Hunter is framed for a brutal assualt. Why would the victim finger Hunter? Who killed the young woman? Where is Varn? Hunter and McCall must find the answers before Rick takes the fall and Varn disappears forever

Writer: Allison Hock
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6.71
7 votes

#21 - Scrap Metal

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 2/1/1986

A dying criminal sends for Hunter and says that he's the man who killed Hunter's father, and that he was paid to do it by his father's partner. Hunter goes to the man who was originally convicted for the murder and asks him if he did it or not; he says he was just trying to rob the place when the police came and assumed he did it. So Hunter sets out to find if his father's partner did have his father killed.

Directors: Michael Preece
Writer: Sidney Ellis
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6.71
7 votes

#22 - 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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6.43
7 votes

#23 - 62 Hrs. of Terror

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired 2/15/1986

Hunter and McCall discover a network of extremists who are holding a diplomat hostage.

Directors: Michael Preece
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