Hawkins

Hawkins (1973)

Hawkins is a television series which aired for one season on CBS between 1973 and 1974. The mystery, created by Robert Hamner and David Karp, starred James Stewart as rural-bred lawyer Billy Jim Hawkins, who investigated the cases he was involved in, similarly to Stewart's earlier smash hit movie Anatomy of a Murder. Despite being critically well received and winning a Golden Globe Award, the series was cancelled after one season consisting of seven 90-minute episodes. Stewart requested the cancellation since he believed that the quality of scripts and directors in television could not continuously measure up to the level to which he was accustomed with theatrical films. Seen as part of The New CBS Tuesday Night Movies, it alternated with the TV movie adaptations of Shaft. Contemporary analysts suggested that since the two shows appealed to vastly different audience bases, alternating them only served to confuse fans of both series, giving neither one the time to build up a large viewership.

Writing:
  • David Karp
Seasons: 1
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  • Release Date: 1973-03-13
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 90

Curt Lowens

Dr. Otto Hirschberg

James Stewart

Billy Jim Hawkins

Andrew Prine

Peter Vall

Lew Ayres

Gus Bitterman

Cameron Mitchell

Jake Parkins

Frank Marth

D.A. Harvey

Jason Wingreen

Dance Director

Frank Bonner

1st Yankee

James Hampton

Earl Coleman

Don Diamond

Reporter #1

Andrew Parks

David Burke

Joseph Hindy

Asst. DA Coletta

Joe Maross

Prosecutor Spencer

Robert Sampson

Neal Carlson

Tom Hallick

Newscaster

Barbara Brownell

Susan Burke

Ben Hammer

Prosecutor

Diana Hyland

Jennifer Pearson

Noam Pitlik

Prof. Hastings

Margaret Markov

Theresa Ruth Colman

William Windom

Joe Hamilton

Maxine Stuart

Mrs. Constantine

Peter Mark Richman

Paul Forbes

Dana Elcar

Dr. Aaronson

Antoinette Bower

Vivian Vincent

Henry Jones

George Davis

Murray Hamilton

Frank Guilfoyle

John Ericson

Frank Pearson

James Luisi

Andy Tyler

Paul Burke

Fred Wyatt

Herb Edelman

Lt. Joe Horowitz

Teresa Wright

Jenny Burke

Jeanette Nolan

Tessie Hawkins

Sheree North

Debbie Lane

Kenneth Mars

Lester De Ville

Gregory Sierra

Prosecutor Denton

Robert Webber

Carl Vincent

Dort Clark

Loomis

David Huddleston

Joseph Harrelson

Strother Martin

R.J. Hawkins

Britt Leach

Technician

Russell Johnson

District Attorney

Sam Elliott

Luther Wilkes
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