Starsky and Hutch/Long Walk Down a Short Dirt Road

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Long Walk Down a Short Dirt Road
Airdate March 12, 1977
Written by Edward J. Lakso
Directed by George McCowan
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Starsky and HutchSeason Two

Long Walk Down a Short Dirt Road is the twenty-third episode of the second season of Starsky and Hutch, and the forty-sixth episode overall.

Guest Starring: Lynn Anderson (Sue Ann Grainger), Josh Bryant (Jerry Tabor), Dick Haynes (Cal Claybourne)

Special Guest Star: Scatman Crothers ("Fireball")

Co-Starring: Ben Gerard (Engingeer), Jack Grinnage (Hotel Clerk), Marc Plastrik (Technician), Walter Scott (Redneck), Bo White (Bellboy), Skip Young (Bartender)


Plot Overview

The detectives protect a comely country singer who's the target of a crazed killer.


Behind the Scenes

Lynn Anderson is a real-life country music star.

The ending scene where Hutch sings "Loving Arms" is a not-so-transparent attempt to publicize David Soul's singing career. He did have one major hit record around this time, "Don't Give Up On Us".