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The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries 

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The cases of a pair of teen detective brothers and a teen girl amateur sleuth.
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1979   1978   1977  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Shaun Cassidy ...  Joe Hardy 46 episodes, 1977-1979
Parker Stevenson ...  Frank Hardy 46 episodes, 1977-1979
Pamela Sue Martin ...  Nancy Drew 36 episodes, 1977-1978
Ed Gilbert ...  Fenton Hardy 31 episodes, 1977-1979
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Storyline

Frank and Joe Hardy were the teenage sons of world-renowned private investigator Fenton Hardy. Snooping must have been in the Hardy blood, since Frank and Joe were always stumbling across mysterious goings-on, usually of the non-violent kind. Kidnapping, smuggling, robbery, missing persons and haunted houses were the norm in the Hardy hometown of Bayport, although their adventures often took the boys to other cities or even countries. Frank was the sensible, older brother, while Joe was impulsive and a budding pop singer. Gertrude was Frank & Joe's sometimes nagging aunt, Callie was Frank's cute girlfriend and Harry a government agent the Hardy boys occasionally worked with. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@soltec.net>

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Family | Mystery

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

30 January 1977 (USA) See more »

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The Nancy Drew Mysteries See more »

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(28 episodes) | (39 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Merchandising for the series included action figures (a guitar accessory for the Joe Hardy figure included a "secret panel" to decode messages), and a series of puzzle books, also sold as a gift set. See more »

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Referenced in That '70s Show: The Acid Queen (2003) See more »

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Hardy Boys Season to hopefully come out soon on DVD
6 September 2007 | by cathiedavid-shawSee all my reviews

I enjoyed the Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew mystries when they were first released. I was very happy that Seasons 1 and 2 have been released on DVD. I would really love to see Season 3 be released very soon. Shows like these two are very far and few between when you look at a few of the shows in recent years. When do you actually sit down and watch a show that is entertaining and not over violent? I have seen on the net DVD's of the "Hardy Boys mysteries series 1-3" I wonder how authentic they really are? Or is this particular one a fraudulent copy. I would sincerely hope that the 3rd series would be released so that these particular DVD's do not be come popular (if they are not the real item). I feel that most people who have the first two DVD's would love to have the whole set. I am from Australia and do not know how the DVD releasing system works? But I hope that it is not one DVD a year, and am impatient and would prefer to have the 3rd series released before Christmas 2007? How about it? Cathie


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