I used to love watching Matt Houston and was delighted when I received my dvd. This superb 6 disk set contains the entire first season. The picture and sound quality are excellent. Lee Horsley is great as Matt Houston the multi millionare texan who is also a private eye, who along with his assistant C J (played by the lovely Pamala Hensley) gets envolved in murder and mystery in each episode. All the episodes are very enjoyable - my favourites being Get Houstan, Whose Party Is This Anyway and Here's Another Fine Mess. There are no special features except episode promos but don't let that put you off. Being an American dvd it is region 1 coded so please make sure your dvd player is compatable. If you enjoy classic 80's tv then Matt Houston is for you. Now let's hope they release seasons 2 and 3 soon.
I won't mention any spoilers as you should really watch these programs for yourself. I remember this when it was first broadcast on the beeb back in the 80's. I wasn't able to watch all of the episodes at the time so really enjoyed watching them now. Lee Horsley portrayed the private investigator in the title and, together with his friends and colleagues, solved cases every week while retaining his old boy country charm. The villains, always under estimating our hero, were tracked, hooked and following the obligatory car chase, apprehended and delivered to the police. The early stories were about introducing a new character to the rapidly growing ranks of television p.i's and how this particular individual solved the mysteries and got the girls. There was light relief in the forms of Beau and Lemar, his ranch hands, a quality that was missing in the following two series which seemed more serious in contrast. Talking of which, any chance these may also be bought out on dvd? If you enjoy retro television series, then add this one to your collection.