Shop now Shop now Shop now  Up to 70% Off Fashion  Shop all Amazon Fashion Cloud Drive Photos Shop now Learn More Shop now Shop now Shop Fire Shop Kindle Shop now Shop now Shop now
Customer Review

14 of 15 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Sharp Decline after series 2, 24 Nov. 2011
This review is from: Starsky And Hutch: The Complete Collection [DVD] [2006] (DVD)
The first two series were as good as anything but concerns about the level of violence on the show including Paul Michale Glaser himself being worried about the "body count" led to a dramatic toning down of the story content after the second series with much more emphasis on the relationship between the two lead characters and more social awareness stories. Sadly for the series the that meant a massive fall in quality and from then on it was never the same. Series 4 was very lame apart from the three parter "targets without a badge" and it was wise to end the series at that point. The dvd gets an ok on the strength of the first two series
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No

[Add comment]
Post a comment
To insert a product link use the format: [[ASIN:ASIN product-title]] (What's this?)
Amazon will display this name with all your submissions, including reviews and discussion posts. (Learn more)
Name:
Badge:
This badge will be assigned to you and will appear along with your name.
There was an error. Please try again.
Please see the full guidelines ">here.

Official Comment

As a representative of this product you can post one Official Comment on this review. It will appear immediately below the review wherever it is displayed.   Learn more
The following name and badge will be shown with this comment:
 (edit name)
After clicking on the Post button you will be asked to create your public name, which will be shown with all your contributions.

Is this your product?

If you are the author, artist, manufacturer or an official representative of this product, you can post an Official Comment on this review. It will appear immediately below the review wherever it is displayed.  Learn more
Otherwise, you can still post a regular comment on this review.

Is this your product?

If you are the author, artist, manufacturer or an official representative of this product, you can post an Official Comment on this review. It will appear immediately below the review wherever it is displayed.   Learn more
 
System timed out

We were unable to verify whether you represent the product. Please try again later, or retry now. Otherwise you can post a regular comment.

Since you previously posted an Official Comment, this comment will appear in the comment section below. You also have the option to edit your Official Comment.   Learn more
The maximum number of Official Comments have been posted. This comment will appear in the comment section below.   Learn more
Prompts for sign-in
  [Cancel]

Comments

Track comments by e-mail
Tracked by 1 customer

Sort: Oldest first | Newest first
Showing 1-5 of 5 posts in this discussion
Initial post: 30 Nov 2011 13:48:09 GMT
ikinmoore says:
I totally agree with you on all points. For any cop series to be sucessful you have too have violence in it. Take the Sweeney, if the production company decided to take out the level of violence it would suffer in quality. Hence that never happen and we had the best cop show in Britain. I, as a child, loved S&H and both series one and two were brilliant. Then came the downfall. Both Paul and David wanted to get out of their contracts so the series suffered badly as time when on. They seem to dift apart ! Sad ! However the DVD set, it brought back memories !

In reply to an earlier post on 1 Dec 2011 23:02:52 GMT
And i agree with you IMO The Sweeney was the best cop show ever made whether it be the UK or US. Starsky And Hutch even though it is pretty dated now had some brilliant stories in the first two years. Ironically Even the ones that didnt have large amounts of violence in series one and two were on the whole good episodes. The trouble was once you had to have 22 episodes with no violence in a cop show based on action literary has nowhere to go and it got to the stage one of them was falling in love every week and it became very tiresome.

Posted on 28 Jan 2014 07:50:00 GMT
happy me says:
what a load of rubbish all four series are wonderful

In reply to an earlier post on 28 Jan 2014 08:28:46 GMT
Last edited by the author on 28 Jan 2014 08:33:52 GMT
Well as 90% of the people who read my post agreed with me i would rather take their endorsements than your 10 words so lets just agree to differ. And for the record i DID say series one and two was brilliant

Posted on 28 Apr 2015 14:05:47 BDT
M456AN says:
Don't forget"Starsky and Hutch" Manchild on the Streets from series 3 where a black man is shot by a rookie cop. I just watched the news and who would have guessed that in the Obama reign it is still happenning.

d-thinker.com
‹ Previous 1 Next ›