List of Hart to Hart episodes

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This is a list of episodes for the television series Hart to Hart. This series consists of a 2-hour pilot, five seasons of episodes, and eight TV-movies.

Series overview[edit]

At present, the pilot, the first two seasons, and all of the TV-movies have been released on DVD by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Seasons three, four, and five have been released by Shout! Factory.[1]

SeasonEpisodesOriginally airedRankRating
First airedLast aired
PilotAugust 25, 1979 (1979-08-25)
122September 22, 1979 (1979-09-22)May 13, 1980 (1980-05-13)
220November 11, 1980 (1980-11-11)May 26, 1981 (1981-05-26)2319.9
324October 6, 1981 (1981-10-06)May 18, 1982 (1982-05-18)1521.1 [a]
422September 28, 1982 (1982-09-28)May 10, 1983 (1983-05-10)1718.9
522September 27, 1983 (1983-09-27)May 22, 1984 (1984-05-22)46[2]15.6[3]
TV moviesNovember 5, 1993 (1993-11-05)August 25, 1996 (1996-08-25)
  1. ^ Tied with Trapper John, M.D.


Pilot (1979)[edit]

TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
"Hart to Hart"Tom MankiewiczTom Mankiewicz & Sidney SheldonAugust 25, 1979 (1979-08-25)

A friend of millionaire Jonathan Hart appears to have committed suicide whilst driving home from The Golden Goose Health Spa. Jonathan is joined undercover by his wife, Jennifer, as they try to find out what really happened.

Season 1 (1979–80)[edit]

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TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
11"Hit Jennifer Hart"Tom MankiewiczT : Tom Mankiewicz;
S/T : Rogers Turrentine
September 22, 1979 (1979-09-22)
Jonathan breaks up a semi-slavery ring operated by one of his shipping line's executives, but the now-fired manager sends a hit man (Craig Wasson) to pretend to be Jennifer's cousin and terminate her as a warning.
22"Passport to Murder"Ray AustinDavid T. LevinsonSeptember 29, 1979 (1979-09-29)
A yacht trip becomes dangerous when one of the Harts' guests is blackmailed into running drugs.
33"Jonathan Hart Jr."Ray AustinVicki KingOctober 6, 1979 (1979-10-06)
An innocent woman (Dee Wallace Stone) is blackmailed by her ex-husband into using their son to extort money from Jonathan.
44"Death in the Slow Lane"Sam WanamakerT : David Solomon;
S/T : Donald Ross
October 13, 1979 (1979-10-13)
When Jonathan buys Jennifer a rare antique car for her birthday, she is less than thrilled – but two Brits (Jeremy Brett) seem suspiciously eager to take it off her hands.
55"You Made Me Kill You"Leo PennS : Lawrence Hertzog;
T : Edward Martino & Laurence Richards
October 23, 1979 (1979-10-23)

A young woman (Kathleen Lloyd) in the Hart Industries accounting department is obsessed with Jonathan and wants to take Jennifer's place.

Note: Show moved to Tuesdays starting with this episode.
66"Murder Between Friends"Seymour RobbieS : Walt Rappeport, E. Jeffrey Smith;
T : Laurence Richards
October 30, 1979 (1979-10-30)
Two of the Harts' friends are suspects in the murder of a famous divorce attorney – and neither they nor the attorney's widow really want to answer Jennifer's and Jonathan's questions.
77"Cop Out"Ralph SenenskyS : Sherry Sonnett;
T : David Solomon
November 6, 1979 (1979-11-06)
When a prostitute is murdered, one of Jennifer's former sources asks her to investigate---endangering Jennifer, who's unaware at first that the killer targets redheads. Guest stars: Markie Post and Bert Remsen.
88"Max in Love"Leo PennS : Bruce Darling & Will Thornbury;
S/T : Edward Martino & David Solomon
November 13, 1979 (1979-11-13)

Max has met a lovely woman who seems to enjoy his company also – but she's part of a theft ring that cleaned out the Harts and tries to frame Max for murder.

Guest stars: René Auberjonois and Daniel J. Travanti.
99"A New Kind of High"Alan CookeS : Laurence Richards;
T : Edward Martino, Sherry Sonnet
November 27, 1979 (1979-11-27)
Two chemists (Paul Rudd, Karen Austin) at Jonathan's chemical subsidiary have developed a new hallucinogen---and killed their supervisor after he threatens to expose them to Jonathan.
1010"With This Gun, I Thee Wed"Seymour RobbieS : Bob Shayne;
T : Richard De Roy
December 4, 1979 (1979-12-04)
The Harts receive a last-minute invitation to the wedding of Jonathan's old girlfriend (Christine Belford) and discover she is being forced into a marriage to an old nemesis, Alex Constantine (Richard Johnson)---unless she wants her injured brother imprisoned for two deaths he didn't commit. Guest stars: Vincent Schiavelli and Tommy Lasorda.
1111"The Man with the Jade Eyes"Tom MankiewiczS : James J. Agazzi, Marshall Williams;
T : Edward Martino
December 11, 1979 (1979-12-11)
A man collapses at the Harts' restaurant table and asks them to protect the man with jade eyes and take him to the temple. Guest stars: Edward Mulhare and James Hong.
1212"Color Jennifer Dead"Alex MarchS : Paul W. Cooper;
T : Edward Martino & David Solomon
January 8, 1980 (1980-01-08)
The man painting Jennifer's portrait dies, supposedly while driving drunk, but the Harts don't believe the official explanation---especially knowing the artist was a five-years-recovering alcoholic.
1313"A Question of Innocence"Ralph SenenskyAllyn FreemanJanuary 15, 1980 (1980-01-15)
The lady (Jeanette Nolan) who runs the newsstand in Jonathan's building is being blackmailed for a murder she may not have committed---that of her dead grandson's academic mentor . . . and drug supplier.
1414"Night Horrors"Ray AustinBill LaMond & Jo LaMondJanuary 22, 1980 (1980-01-22)

At the haunted house recently purchased by the Harts' "weird" friends Fred and Amanda, a dinner party turns into a deadly treasure hunt.

Guest star: Paul Shenar
1515"Which Way, Freeway?"Ray AustinMary Ann Kasica & Michael ScheffJanuary 29, 1980 (1980-01-29)
Freeway, the Harts' dog, has got a new girlfriend, and when her master is killed Freeway disappears with the gun – but doesn't have it when he gets home.
1616"Downhill to Death"Tom MankiewiczBill LaMond & Jo LaMondFebruary 5, 1980 (1980-02-05)
When Jennifer overhears an acquaintance (Rod McCary) planning to murder his wife (Juliet Mills) on the ski slopes, she and Jonathan jet off to Vail to prevent it . . . but the wife isn't the one who winds up dead.
1717"The Raid"Leo PennAllyn FreemanFebruary 26, 1980 (1980-02-26)
When a researcher is kidnapped in a South American country by an old adversary of Jonathan's, Jonathan undertakes to personally deliver the ransom and ensure the safety of the researcher and his pregnant wife.
1818"Sixth Sense"Ralph SenenskyS : Bill Taub;
S/T : Bill LaMond, Jo LaMond
March 11, 1980 (1980-03-11)
A precognitive young woman, Sara Morgan (Laurie Heineman), sees herself being murdered, but it is her unknown twin sister, and she indeed turns up dead. The twins were given up for adoption and don't know about each other. The Harts suspect that she was killed by her greedy half-brother Gordon (Paul Bryar), who hired a PI, Al Teresi (Joe Mantell) to find her for their grandfather, Herb Whitley (Eduard Franz), who wants her to inherit some of his estate. When Al Teresi finds her, Gordon kills her and tries to hush it up. Using Gordon's weakness for fortune tellers, the Harts and Max hold a seance for Gordon's benefit that is the climax of the episode. Sara appears as the spirit of the murdered girl and then puts her hand on his shoulder as a real live person, whereupon Gordon says "This can't be, I killed you," and the police come out from behind the curtain and arrest him. The seance has to be seen to be believed.
1919"Does She or Doesn't She?"George W. BrooksJeff Myrow & Donna MyrowMarch 18, 1980 (1980-03-18)
Hairdresser Barry styles the hair of the creme de la creme. But when his clients wind up blackmailed to pay Barry's loan shark, and an angry victim shoots up Barry's salon, can the Harts help Barry break free before someone else winds up dead? Eve Arden plays Barry's receptionist.
2020"Cruise at Your Own Risk"Earl BellamyBill LaMond, Jo LaMond & E. Nick AlexanderApril 8, 1980 (1980-04-08)
A diamond theft on a cruise ship owned by Jonathan leads the Harts to join the cruise ship to catch the thief---who may be taking orders from ship crew members.
2121"Too Many Cooks Are Murder"Frank BeascoecheaMary Ann Kasica & Michael ScheffMay 6, 1980 (1980-05-06)
Maurice, a famous French chef and chemist, has created something world-changing and wants to distribute it through Jonathan's company, but before he can tell Jonathan about it, he is killed and his recipes stolen.
2222"Death Set"Tom MankiewiczStanley Roberts, Bill LaMond & Jo LaMondMay 13, 1980 (1980-05-13)
Marital suspicions lead a woman to accidentally kill her husband, but when his debt-ridden brother tries to step into his place, the Harts blow his cover and the widow may take her own revenge.

Season 2 (1980–81)[edit]

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TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
231"Murder, Murder on the Wall"Tom MankiewiczRobert E. SwansonNovember 11, 1980 (1980-11-11)
Vacationing in New York City, the Harts look forward to a nice lunch with Jennifer's friend and her new husband, but her husband suddenly disappears and is shortly found dead. Meanwhile, two men who followed him out of the restaurant next show up in his L.A. apartment and start following who they think is his wife: Jennifer.
242"What Murder?"John PattersonBill LaMond & Jo LaMondNovember 18, 1980 (1980-11-18)
After witnessing a young woman's murder unexpectedly through a telescope in his friend's business office, Jonathan stumbles trying to pursue and catch the killer but hits his head and loses his memory. As he tries to recover he suspects the dead woman may have been his own mistress---and that he might have killed her.
253"This Lady Is Murder"Earl BellamyS : Barbara Butler;
T : Paul L. Ehrmann
November 25, 1980 (1980-11-25)
Jennifer has a doppelganger, married to a man who let his old partners take the fall for a robbery. The doppelganger reluctantly agrees to help Jonathan after Jennifer is kidnapped by one of the partners demanding a share of the crime's proceeds.
264"Murder Is a Man's Best Friend"Tom MankiewiczDonald RossDecember 9, 1980 (1980-12-09)
Freeway is chosen to star in a new dog food ad campaign, but the creator has a secret ingredient and will kill to hide it.
275"'Tis the Season to Be Murdered"Earl BellamyLawrence HertzogDecember 16, 1980 (1980-12-16)
While investigating design thefts from Hart Industries' toymaking subsidiary Hartoy, Jonathan's investigator (Jack Riley) is poisoned while leaving a progress meeting, prompting the Harts to go undercover to find the thief---and his apparently deadly counterfeit toys.
286"Murder Wrap"Michael HiattBill LaMond & Jo LaMondJanuary 6, 1981 (1981-01-06)
An Egyptologist is killed just before the opening of a stagey exhibit, featuring the mummy of an ancient Egyptian prince whom legend says is waiting for his princess to join him in death – and she looks just like Jennifer.
297"Murder in Paradise"Tom MankiewiczAllyn FreemanJanuary 13, 1981 (1981-01-13)
Jonathan and Jennifer are in Hawaii for a croquet tournament when a tournament official is stabbed, and the Harts wind up in an international dilemma involving the KGB, MI-6, the CIA, and a fancy key that may unlock deadly secrets.
308"Ex-Wives Can Be Murder"Alex MarchMary Ann Kasica & Michael ScheffJanuary 20, 1981 (1981-01-20)
When Max's long-dead ex-wife suddenly reappears, kidnapping and a hot diamond necklace are not far behind.
319"Murder Is a Drag"Leo PennDonald RossFebruary 3, 1981 (1981-02-03)
After having to buy tickets from a scalper for the opera with Jennifer, Jonathan is mistaken for a six-figure hit man he discovers was hired to assassinate the district attorney fighting an organized crime drug operation.
3210"Hart-Shaped Murder"Harry MastrogeorgeBill LaMond & Jo LaMondFebruary 10, 1981 (1981-02-10)
The Harts want to give their charity committee gourmet chocolate hearts as a thank-you, but when one turns out to have been part of a smuggling operation, can Jonathan and Jennifer figure out what is going on before someone tries the "special" chocolates from an unknown admirer?
3311"Slow Boat to Murder"Leo PennMary Ann Kasica & Michael ScheffFebruary 17, 1981 (1981-02-17)

Hart Industries's industrious but slightly awkward chief accountant Stanley Friesen, is set up to take a murder rap after an evening on the town. In an attempt to clear him, the Harts retrace his steps (and act as singles) which leads them to discover a gambling ring.

Guest star: Joanna Cassidy
3412"Murder in the Saddle"Earl BellamyAnthony YerkovichFebruary 24, 1981 (1981-02-24)
It's roundup time at the Harts' ranch, but Jonathan and Jennifer are distracted by dying animals, a rumored chemical spill orchestrated by a Texan hoping to strip mine valuable coal from the area, and a murder in which the local sheriff may be involved.
3513"Homemade Murder"Tom MankiewiczS : Arnold Somkin;
T : Leonard Kantor, Bill LaMond, & Jo LaMond
March 3, 1981 (1981-03-03)
A new Hart employee (Millie Perkins) delivers some papers to Jonathan, along with evidence of a murder. She hides the clue---a bullet---in Freeway's toy and the Harts are held hostage by the murderer (Keene Curtis).
3614"Solid Gold Murder"Earl BellamyLes CarterMarch 24, 1981 (1981-03-24)

Max's bodybuilder nephew Vince is about to open a gym, but someone tries to steal Vince's famous red barbells---twice. They leave Max injured the first time and a Scotland Yard inspector dead the second time, muttering the name Noel Teppman, an almost-mythical gold thief (Cesare Danova) who had his stolen gold formed into the barbells. When Jonathan discovers the ruse, he sets a trap for Teppman.

Technical error: Gold is 2.45 times as dense as iron, and a gold barbell would appear very different.
3715"Getting Aweigh with Murder"Harry MastrogeorgeAllyn FreemanApril 14, 1981 (1981-04-14)
To catch a group of counterfeiters who murdered an investigator, Jennifer and Jonathan go on a cruise, she posing as a European countess and he working as a ship's steward.
3816"The Murder of Jonathan Hart"Earl BellamyS : David Loughery;
S/T : Mary Ann Kasica & Michael Scheff
April 28, 1981 (1981-04-28)
After two attempts on his life, Jonathan stages his own murder to see who's trying to get him out of the way---and why a stranger who once helped him out of a snowdrift turns up with a will supposedly leaving Hart Industries to him . . . and with representation by Jonathan's own corporate lawyer (Peter Mark Richman) who's now putting moves on Jennifer.
3917"The Latest in High Fashion Murder"Tom MankiewiczBill LaMond & Jo LaMondMay 5, 1981 (1981-05-05)

After a young model is killed at a fashion party, Jennifer and Jonathan agree to pose for a fashion shoot that leads to another murder. But Jennifer may have been the intended victim. This episode includes a cover version of the music from Fame. Guest star: Lois Chiles.

Note: During one scene, the Styx song "Half-Penny, Two-Penny" from their album Paradise Theatre can be prominently heard.
4018"Operation Murder"John PattersonLawrence HertzogMay 12, 1981 (1981-05-12)
Jennifer suffers a concussion in a fall at the park, meaning no one but Jonathan believes she witnessed a patient's murder in a small hospital where her debt-ridden doctor (Jared Martin) is part of a scheme the FBI has been investigating several years.
4119"Murder Takes a Bow"Harry WinerMary Ann Kasica & Michael ScheffMay 19, 1981 (1981-05-19)
When a playwright friend of the Harts is killed and the Harts' copy of his last work is snatched, Jonathan is convinced something in the play motivated the murderer.
4220"Blue Chip Murder"Dennis DonnellyDonald RossMay 26, 1981 (1981-05-26)
After discovering their house burgled, the Harts find a hidden room---and learn the original architect/owner kept a fortune in bonds in that room, a fortune targeted by a young broker at the finance firm where the architect did business in his younger years.

Season 3 (1981–82)[edit]

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TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
431"Harts and Flowers"Harry WinerTom Swale & Duane PooleOctober 6, 1981 (1981-10-06)
Max creates a rose hybrid he calls the Jennifer Hart Rose and enters it in a prestigious contest under Jennifer's name. She becomes the target for murder when she is stalked by a psychotic leading judge.
442"A Couple of Harts"Dennis DonnellyKenneth Alan BergOctober 13, 1981 (1981-10-13)
While vacationing in Acapulco, the Harts' borrowed car breaks down. They ask for help at the nearby estate and find themselves posing as domestics, attempting to prevent a politically motivated assassination.
453"Hartland Express"Dennis DonnellyRoss TeelNovember 3, 1981 (1981-11-03)
An air traffic controllers' strike forces Jennifer and Jonathan to take a train from Chicago to Los Angeles. When Jennifer discovers the dead body of Jim Casey (David Doyle) hidden in their closet, the Harts become involved in protecting a government witness (Carol Lynley) from would-be assassins.
464"What Becomes a Murder Most?"Harry WinerDonald P. RoosNovember 10, 1981 (1981-11-10)
An ad campaign for a costly fake fur using high society ladies as models, including Jennifer, turns deadly when one of the women is murdered. After another woman is killed, Jonathan wants the ads ended to protect Jennifer from any danger.
475"Murder Up Their Sleeve"Tom MankiewiczMary Ann Kasica & Michael ScheffNovember 17, 1981 (1981-11-17)
A magician (Harry Blackstone Jr.) and his brother, who has had surgery to look just like Jonathan, plan to replace him and gain control of the Hart empire.
486"Harts Under Glass"Harry WinerS : Lawrence Hertzog;
S/T : Bill LaMond & Jo LaMond
November 24, 1981 (1981-11-24)
The Harts get trapped in a glass cage by an eccentric art collector (John Dehner). However, he only wants Jennifer, not Jonathan. A diamond ring given to Jennifer by Jonathan for their fifth anniversary enables their escape from the glass-walled room where they are being held captive.
497"Rhinestone Harts"Dennis DonnellyTom Swale & Duane PooleDecember 1, 1981 (1981-12-01)
The Harts new musical investment, singer Lorene Tyler (country music guest star Charly McClain), is beginning an international tour. The singer's husband Jesse, a jewel thief, has a costume made for her that sparkles with diamonds disguised as rhinestones. After the outfit is loaned to Jennifer, Lorene's husband is desperate to retrieve it. Robert Englund also stars.
508"Hart of Darkness"Karen ArthurLawrence HertzogDecember 8, 1981 (1981-12-08)
A psychotic man (Ed Harris) pours a blinding chemical into the Harts' pool. Seconds after Jonathan dives in for his morning swim, he surfaces, screaming in pain. After Jonathan is rushed to the hospital, the unexplained attacks continue.
519"Hartbreak Kid"Robert LoggiaBill LaMond & Jo LaMondDecember 15, 1981 (1981-12-15)
The Harts' filly, J.J. Hart, looks like a winner. However, two men with a great deal riding on the upcoming horse race can't afford to have their horse beaten.
5210"From the Depths of My Hart"Tom MankiewiczBill LaMond & Jo LaMondJanuary 5, 1982 (1982-01-05)

Combining business with pleasure, the Harts scuba dive off the coast of Largos, testing an innovative underwater camera for the Navy. Early afternoon, as the Harts stroll along the beach, the body of a Navy SEAL working on the project washes on shore.

Lionel Stander does not appear in this episode.

Note: This episode aired 37 days after Robert Wagner's wife, Natalie Wood, drowned off Santa Catalina Island.
5311"Hartless Hobby"Earl BellamyDonald P. RoosJanuary 12, 1982 (1982-01-12)
The Harts visit the gallery of a well-known stamp collector to see the Vermillion, the most valuable stamp in the world. However, they soon gain possession of the stamp, and find their lives are in serious danger.
5412"My Hart Belongs to Daddy"Dennis DonnellyRick HuskyJanuary 19, 1982 (1982-01-19)
Jennifer's reunion with her father in Washington D.C. is laced with danger and surprise when she learns he was an intelligence officer in World War II and is now the target of an assassination conspiracy by an unhinged German man seeking revenge for his own father's death.
5513"Hart of Diamonds"Harry WinerCarol Saraceno & Stephen RichmondFebruary 2, 1982 (1982-02-02)
After the owner of the salon she's visiting hypnotizes her into stealing valuable baubles from her friends as well as the jewelry store, Jennifer is branded a jewel thief.
5614"Harts and Palms"Tom MankiewiczBill LaMond, Jo LaMond & Allyn FreemanFebruary 9, 1982 (1982-02-09)
On a restful trip to Maui, the Harts become involved in a murder when Jennifer hears the wife of Jonathan's business associate plotting to murder her husband. Guest star Jonathan Frakes plays Adam Blake.
5715"The Hart of the Matter"Earl BellamyTom Swale & Duane PooleFebruary 16, 1982 (1982-02-16)
A remote island, an exotic European chateau, and the mysterious disappearance of a publisher they were supposed to meet on the French Riviera are not what the Harts anticipated when planning their romantic getaway.
5816"Blue and Broken-Harted"Michael HiattAllan R. Folsom;February 23, 1982 (1982-02-23)
Jonathan and Jennifer enact a troubled marriage in very public places to flush out the culprit who is trying to cause a rift between them and why. Guest star Michael Lerner plays Arthur.
5917"Harts on Their Toes"Peter MedakBill LaMond & Jo LaMondMarch 2, 1982 (1982-03-02)
The Harts become involved in international intrigue when they infiltrate a ballet company to clear a world-renowned Soviet dancer of murder charges.
6018"Deep in the Hart of Dixieland"Earl BellamyDonald P. RoosMarch 9, 1982 (1982-03-09)
While attempting to clear a friend of murder charges, the Harts become entangled in a disturbed woman's fantasies.
6119"Vintage Harts"Harry WinerDonald P. RoosMarch 23, 1982 (1982-03-23)
Jonathan's vineyard partner discovers that their wine, Hart-Cabri, is being sold as a more expensive vintage, "Chateau St Claire". After his partner is murdered, Hart investigates. Guest star Carolyn Seymour.
6220"Hart, Line and Sinker"Cliff BoleStephen Katz & Peter ElliotMarch 30, 1982 (1982-03-30)

The Harts just want the solitude of their mountain cabin for a weekend. Instead, they end up trying to rescue their caretaker who has been framed for murder by the local sheriff.

Guest stars: Lane Smith, Barry Corbin, Dominique Dunne
6321"Hart and Sole"Earl BellamyLawrence HertzogApril 6, 1982 (1982-04-06)
Jonathan's new suit has been switched with another. To save time he decides to make the exchange himself rather than through the tailor. At the other man's hotel room, Jonathan and Jennifer discover a body.
6422"The Harts Strike Out"Peter MedakDonald P. RoosMay 4, 1982 (1982-05-04)
A friend of Jonathan dies leaving his widow and son with a valuable assortment of baseball cards. Before the Harts can sell the collection for the family, it is stolen.
6523"To Coin a Hart"Karen ArthurT : Bill LaMond & Jo LaMond;
S/T : Catherine Bacos
May 11, 1982 (1982-05-11)
Jennifer's purchase of a flower from a blind woman leads to an attempted kidnapping when the change she receives is not a quarter, but a very valuable rare coin.
6624"Harts and Fraud"Gabrielle BeaumontDonna PekkonenMay 18, 1982 (1982-05-18)
The Harts face a two-million-dollar wrongful death suit when a fender bender results in a driver's death. The couple immediately suspects insurance fraud, which leads them to a crooked lawyer.

Season 4 (1982–83)[edit]

No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
671"On a Bed of Harts"Leo PennBill LaMond & Jo LaMondSeptember 28, 1982 (1982-09-28)401-192005
Jonathan decides to purchase his and Jennifer's Honeymoon bed, but the wrong bed is delivered. In their search for the "real" bed, the Harts become entangled in an international art smuggling scheme through San Francisco and the Napa Valley.
682"With This Hart, I Thee Wed"Burt BrinckerhoffMadeline DiMaggio & Mary DiMaggioOctober 12, 1982 (1982-10-12)402

The Harts witness a murder when the spiritual mentor and bridegroom of Jennifer's aunt meets an untimely death.

Guest stars: Eva Gabor, Keene Curtis, William Windom.
693"Million Dollar Harts"Harry WinerRichard RaskindOctober 19, 1982 (1982-10-19)403-192004
While waiting for Jonathan to finish a meeting in a London casino, Jennifer is used as an unwitting pawn to transport money to the United States by a Baron.
704"Harts on Campus"Peter MedakDonald P. RoosOctober 26, 1982 (1982-10-26)404-192022

Jonathan joins Jennifer at her prep school reunion and is drugged by a former admirer who wants Jennifer for himself.

Guest Stars: Kip Niven, Oliver Clark
715"Harts at High Noon"Gabrielle BeaumontAlan RachinsNovember 9, 1982 (1982-11-09)405-192015
Jonathan and Jennifer are asked to buy an apparently bankrupt ghost town.
726"Hart's Desire"Kevin ConnorB. Edwin & Lana SandsNovember 16, 1982 (1982-11-16)406-192013

Jennifer's former professor asks her to pose as a romance fiction writer during a promotional appearance.

Guest Stars: Ray Walston, Dean Stockwell
737"Rich and Hartless"Michael HiattLawrence HertzogNovember 23, 1982 (1982-11-23)407-192020

Max is duped into thinking he won a million dollars, and he leaves the Harts to thieves who take over the house.

Guest Star: Gloria DeHaven
748"In the Hart of the Night"Gabrielle BeaumontStory by : Lisa Lazarus
Teleplay by : Tom Swale & Duane Poole
November 30, 1982 (1982-11-30)408-192002
Jonathan and Jennifer try to help a king save his culture's golden statue after it is stolen and replaced with a worthless look-alike.
759"One Hart Too Many"Peter MedakPaul Boorstin & Sharon BoorstinDecember 7, 1982 (1982-12-07)192006
Jennifer finds herself in over her head at the Grey Gables Health Farm when the doctor in charge is killing guests and replacing them with lookalikes.
7610"A Christmas Hart"Gabrielle BeaumontRowby GorenDecember 21, 1982 (1982-12-21)192025
Jonathan and Jennifer are robbed during a birthday party for Max and go undercover for Jingle-Grams.
7711"Hunted Harts"Gabrielle BeaumontStory by : Donald Ross and Hugh McKay & Amelia Anderson
Teleplay by : Donald Ross
January 4, 1983 (1983-01-04)192026

While visiting a wildlife reserve, Jonathan and Jennifer are hunted as prey by a competitor of Hart Industries.

Guest stars: Tippi Hedren, David McCallum, and Ian Bannen.
7812"Emily by Hart"Bruce KesslerLawrence HertzogJanuary 11, 1983 (1983-01-11)
A young reporter influenced by Jennifer is murdered by her fiance's employer.
7913"Pounding Harts"Harry WinerDonald P. RoosJanuary 18, 1983 (1983-01-18)192009
A drug trafficking scheme is ruined when Freeway's kennel is switched with one containing cocaine.
8014"Chamber of Lost Harts"Reza BadiyiStory by : Donald P.H. Eaton
Teleplay by : Donald P.H. Eaton and Bill & Jo LaMond
February 1, 1983 (1983-02-01)
Jonathan and Jennifer stumble into a plan to steal ancient treasures from a South American archaeological dig.
8115"Harts on the Scent"Kevin ConnorElaine Newman & Jaron SummersFebruary 15, 1983 (1983-02-15)

Jonathan buys a perfume factory following the murder of the owner by his chemist wife and her lover.

Guest Star: Diana Muldaur
8216"Bahama Bound Harts"Stuart MargolinStory by : Donald Ross
Teleplay by : Donald Ross and Bill & Jo LaMond
February 22, 1983 (1983-02-22)
Jonathan and Jennifer travel to the Bahamas to meet with a recluse, and discover that his assistant has replaced him with an impostor to gain control of his fortune.
8317"As the Hart Turns"Paul KrasnyStory by : Ronnie Wenker-Konner
Teleplay by : Ronnie Wenker-Konner & Donald Ross
March 1, 1983 (1983-03-01)
Jennifer wins a walk-on role on a soap opera which leads to a writing job that nearly gets her killed by the leading man.
8418"The Wayward Hart"Kevin ConnorMike Snyder & Elizabeth TullyMarch 8, 1983 (1983-03-08)
Jonathan inadvertently buys Max a lethally poisonous cigar. Max leaves after Jonathan calls him predictable, leaving the Harts to try to find Max before it's too late.
8519"A Change of Hart"Harry WinerBill LaMond & Jo LaMondMarch 22, 1983 (1983-03-22)
A hitwoman (Julie Newmar) kills a commissioner and ends up taking Jonathan, Jennifer and Max hostage.
8620"Hartstruck"Karen ArthurLawrence HertzogApril 12, 1983 (1983-04-12)192035
A psychotic woman (Mimi Rogers) is obsessed with Jonathan and is killing anyone who gets in her way.
8721"Too Close to Hart"Earl BellamyDonald P. RoosMay 3, 1983 (1983-05-03)192040
Art forgers are replacing masterpiece paintings with fakes and the Harts take action to trap them.
8822"A Lighter Hart"Bruce KesslerDonald P. RoosMay 10, 1983 (1983-05-10)192039
Jennifer's cousin slips into a coma after being continually drugged by the owners of a health club.

Season 5 (1983–84)[edit]

No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
891"Two Harts Are Better Than One"Kevin ConnorLawrence Hertzog & Donald RossSeptember 27, 1983 (1983-09-27)
Jonathan and Jennifer remember how they first met and fell in love in the midst of murder and international intrigue in the picturesque locale of London.
902"Straight Through the Hart"Kevin ConnorMartin RothOctober 4, 1983 (1983-10-04)
Jonathan thunders into the glamor and excitement of polo, unaware that he and Jennifer have become targets for murder in a smuggling scheme using a prized polo mallet to transport a million-dollar gem.
913"Hostage Harts"Paul KrasnyDonald RossOctober 18, 1983 (1983-10-18)
Jennifer fears for Jonathan's life when ruthless jewel thieves take him hostage during a robbery while he's on a business trip in Paris.
924"Pandora Has Wings"Paul KrasnyLarry Forrester & Ronnie Wenker-KonnerOctober 25, 1983 (1983-10-25)
Jennifer races to save Jonathan, who is serving as radar operator aboard a fighter jet rigged by a saboteur to explode during its top secret test mission.
935"Harts and Hounds"Kevin ConnorLawrence HertzogNovember 1, 1983 (1983-11-01)
A traditional fox hunt is marred by murder during the Harts' visit to England – and sends them off on the trail of a killer.
946"Love Game"Paul KrasnyBill Froehlich, Stephen Kandel & Mark LissonNovember 8, 1983 (1983-11-08)
Jonathan teams with tennis great Martina Navratilova in a game of doubles aimed at exposing a deceitful tennis pro and the stockbroker who is blackmailing him. Adam West guest stars.
957"Passing Chance"Paul KrasnyLawrence HertzogNovember 15, 1983 (1983-11-15)
While in Greece, Jonathan and Jennifer race to save their lives and the future of Hart Industries when a European business magnate seeks to destroy them during a cross-country car rally.
968"Long Lost Love"Karen ArthurDonald P. RoosNovember 22, 1983 (1983-11-22)
A woman claims to be Jennifer's half-sister and her father believes she could be the daughter of his nurse during the war. Jonathan, however, is suspicious and sets out to find the truth.
979"Highland Fling"Ralph SenenskyLarry ForresterNovember 29, 1983 (1983-11-29)
Jonathan and Jennifer's delightful excursion to the Scottish Highland games is laced with danger when Jennifer becomes the target of a man who is her rival for leadership of a world-famous clan.
9810"Year of the Dog"Karen ArthurLawrence HertzogDecember 13, 1983 (1983-12-13)
The Harts' lives are at stake when a valuable ancient jade carving leads them into the heart of mysterious Macao, where they encounter a Chinese arms dealer who has become a threat to U.S. national security.
9911"Trust Your Hart"Paul KrasnyWalter DallenbachDecember 20, 1983 (1983-12-20)
In keeping with the season's spirit, Jonathan and Jennifer take in a girl (Kari Michaelson) who learns that her parents died in a car crash that left her comatose for seven years.
10012"Harts on the Run"Paul KrasnyTowne Allen, Stephen Kandel & Carol SaracenoJanuary 3, 1984 (1984-01-03)
Jennifer takes refuge in a convent after witnessing a gangland slaying. Jonathan must race to save her when the killer discovers her hiding place.
10113"Whispers in the Wings"Seymour RobbieLawrence HertzogJanuary 10, 1984 (1984-01-10)
Jennifer is stalked by a psychotic stage manager who lurks in the wings as the Harts don top hats and tails to perform in a charity benefit in the Big Apple.
10214"Max's Waltz"Karen ArthurPatrick MathewsJanuary 17, 1984 (1984-01-17)
Jennifer and Jonathan help Max search for his lady love, who has fallen victim to a pair of money-hungry crooks. Featuring guest star Dorothy Lamour.
10315"The Dog Who Knew Too Much"Ralph SenenskyStephen KandelJanuary 24, 1984 (1984-01-24)
Jonathan and Jennifer are stalked by dangerous industrial spies after they are entrusted with a dog that happens to be carrying a valuable biogenetic formula.
10416"Silent Dance"George McCowanLarry ForresterJanuary 31, 1984 (1984-01-31)
A young figure skater's dreams of Olympic gold will be shattered unless Hart Industries can mix modern technology with the astounding talent of skater Tai Babilonia.
10517"Death Dig"Paul KrasnyLarry ForresterFebruary 21, 1984 (1984-02-21)
While vacationing on the exotic island of Rhodes, Jennifer and Jonathan become ensnared in a scheme for the smuggling of ancient Greek artifacts and are nearly entombed in the process. There is nice scenery from the island of Rhodes.
10618"The Shooting"George McCowanMarvin Himelfarb, Stephen Kandel & William WhiteheadFebruary 28, 1984 (1984-02-28)
Jennifer takes on a glamorous modeling assignment, not knowing that the camera is rigged with an explosive device, as Jonathan races to stop the deadly scheme concocted by a vengeful man from Jennifer's past.
10719"Slam Dunk"Ralph SenenskyShea E. Butler & Roderick MannMarch 6, 1984 (1984-03-06)
Jonathan and Jennifer pose as a professor and a student in a dangerous scheme to expose the person responsible for the drug framing of Max's nephew, a college basketball star.
10820"Larsen's Last Jump"Earl BellamyLarry ForresterMarch 13, 1984 (1984-03-13)
The Harts and Max are held at gunpoint when a murderer realizes that Jonathan has incriminating evidence linking him to the death of a champion skier.
10921"Always, Elizabeth"Ralph SenenskyLawrence Hertzog & Donald P. RoosMay 15, 1984 (1984-05-15)

The Harts and Max fear for their lives when the debt-ridden nephew of Max's penpal believes Max is rich and comes to steal some of his fortune.

Guest stars: June Allyson, Joe Pantoliano, and Robert Davi
11022"Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch"Ray AustinStephen KandelMay 22, 1984 (1984-05-22)

Max is taken hostage. The Harts scramble to save him by participating in a scheme aimed at robbing an international jewel salesman of 20 million dollars in gems.

Special Guest star: Patrick Macnee. Guest star: Denny Miller

TV-movies (1993–96)[edit]

TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
Hart to Hart ReturnsPeter H. HuntRichard Chapman, James G. Hirsch & E. Jack KaplanNovember 5, 1993 (1993-11-05)
Jonathan expresses an interest in buying an aircraft company from a friend, and finds himself implicated in a murder case when corrupt defense contractors aim to prevent the takeover. Meanwhile, Jennifer has difficulty getting her latest story published and Max experiences problems training Freeway Jr.
Hart to Hart: Home Is Where the Hart IsPeter H. HuntLawrence HertzogFebruary 18, 1994 (1994-02-18)
When Jennifer's beloved teacher and mentor dies suddenly, she leaves the town she owned, Kingman's Ferry, to Jennifer. A trail of mysterious clues leads the Harts to long-kept secrets about the town that were directly tied to her friend's "accident," and it looks like they're destined to meet the same fate unless they can solve the mystery of Kingman's Ferry before it's too late.
Hart to Hart: Crimes of the HartPeter H. HuntLawrence HertzogMarch 25, 1994 (1994-03-25)
Someone is trying to sabotage a Broadway production of a play Jennifer wrote in college. When one of the stage hands is murdered, even Jonathan is a suspect. The Harts don't have much time to ensure that the show will go on.
Hart to Hart: Old Friends Never DiePeter H. HuntLawrence HertzogMay 6, 1994 (1994-05-06)
Jonathan and Jennifer travel to publisher Alfred Raines' private island for a party at which Raines is hoping to sign Jennifer to a writing contract. When Jennifer overhears someone plotting to murder a man during the weekend, she and Jonathan set out to discover who's trying to kill who and almost get themselves killed in the process.
Hart to Hart: Secrets of the HartKevin ConnorRob GilmerMarch 6, 1995 (1995-03-06)

At a Hart Industries charity auction, Jennifer finds a locket that could hold the key to unlocking Jonathan's early years spent at the Mission Street Orphanage and the family he never knew. An exhibit of antique gold coins in danger of being stolen during the gala day of the auction also figures in the plot.

Notes: Lionel Stander, who had played Max since the series started, died on November 30, 1994; this TV-movie marks his last appearance in this series. Donald Trump makes a cameo as himself.
Hart to Hart: Two Harts in 3/4 TimeMichael TuchnerMart Crowley & Donald RossNovember 26, 1995 (1995-11-26)
Grief-stricken Jonathan and Jennifer travel to Montreal for the reading of Max's will. A special gift from Max to the Harts holds the key to murder, intrigue, and suicide. The episode's color copy is badly faded.[4]
Hart to Hart: Harts in High SeasonChristian I. Nyby IIMart CrowleyMarch 24, 1996 (1996-03-24)
The Harts travel to Australia to purchase a wildlife reserve from Jennifer's former love interest. Believing that Jonathan stole Jennifer from him years before, Elliott Manning plots to frame Jonathan for his murder and take back his beloved Jennifer.
Hart to Hart: Till Death Do Us HartTom MankiewiczBill Froehlich & Mark LissonAugust 25, 1996 (1996-08-25)

Munich is the setting of yet another Hart anniversary, except this time Jennifer takes on a whole new personality. She's there to save a young boy's life, who knew she'd have to save her own too.

Note: This TV-movie, which was the last of the series, was broadcast exactly 17 years after the series pilot and has the same director.


  1. ^ DVD release info Archived 2011-09-14 at the Wayback Machine at
  2. ^ "The TV Ratings Guide: 1983-84 Ratings History".
  3. ^ "The TV Ratings Guide: 1983-84 Ratings History".
  4. ^ As shown on the Hallmark Mystery Channel, 4/10/2016

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