February 9, 2021 by getTV Staff
The 1970s is generally considered the Golden Age of Detective Shows, with a parade of mostly male sleuths in rumpled suits dispatching bad guys night after night. But Hart to Hart, which debuted at the tail end of the decade, flipped the script on an increasingly predictable format. Episodes didn’t end in jail, or the police station, or the morgue. They ended in the bedroom.
“We were doing a love story,” co-star Robert Wagner said in a 2005 interview. “The action and adventure was important, but the main thing was how they felt about each other.”