Starsky and Hutch, a hard, fast new police drama series about a pair of very unusual young plainclothes cops who draw the toughest cases premieres. David Soul stars as the soft-spoken Ken Hutch Hutchinson aid Paul Michael Glaser as the irrepressible Dave Starsky. Also starred are Bernie Hamilton as quick-tempered Police Captain Harold Dobey and Antonio Fargas as Huggy Bear, friend and con-fidante of Starsky and Hutch. In the premiere episode, Savage Sunday, Starsky and Hutch are baffled when an old car spotted as the getaway vehicle in a holdup is traced to Sarah and Henny Wilson, an elderly couple living in a rundown retirement home. The Wilsons explain that they were afraid to report the car stolen because its trunk contains 200 pounds of dynamite set to explode at 5:00 p.m. Why the time bomb? The Wilsons were planning to blow up the courthouse to call attention to the poor living conditions of older people. Meanwhile, two homicidal robbers named Wilbur and Gregg repaint the lethal car to use on a Sunday afternoon crime spree. Huggy Bear provides Starsky and Hutch with a maze of clues leading them to the car moments before the bomb explodes. Unfortunately, the car is somewhere among thousands parked beneath a concert amphitheater.
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