Hunter

Season 2 Episode 4

Rich Girl

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Aired Unknown Oct 19, 1985 on NBC
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Hunter and McCall investigate the attempted shooting of a wealthy businessman whose young wife is the prime suspect.

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  • Rich Girl Now Very Poor Later

    9.0
    This is one of my favorite "Hunter" episodes.I liked the beginning,it looked liked it was going to be a who done it episode,but I was wrong.Within a half hour we would know who perpetrators were,and was'nt.The young wife a the elderly billionaire becomes the prime suspect in the attempted murder of her husband.She is tried,but become of circumstancial evidence the case against her is dismissed.Cleared though she may be,she is socially ostarsized.She is then murdered by a mysterious man.He picks her up,and tosses her off the balcony of a Highrise.This chances everything in the investigation.Now Hunter,and McCall focuses their investigation on the the rich man's daughter.She is the perp who planned the whole plot against her father,and step mother.She wanted all of her Fathers Millions.Her plans hits a snag:her hired killer wants more than pittle amount of money that she deposited.He wants her,and the millions.She is not interested in him.He not listening,and becomes aggressive towards her.Enter Hunter,and McCall who both suspected the daughter,and plans to get evidence against her.I like the surprises,and especially the one near the end where justice comes not in the usual Hunter way.moreless
  • "Rich Girl" provides moments of drama, humor and intrigue without relying on shootouts or car chases for thrills. An excellent episode of "Hunter." All true fans should watch it again.

    9.5
    "Rich Girl" was an excellent episode. Hunter and McCall investigated the attempted murder of an elderly man who was worth $100 million. They navigated their way through the twists and turns of the case. And they came up with quite a clever solution at the end when it seemed that the case was falling apart.



    Hunter was hilarious in an undercover role as a two-bit scam artist pretending to be a professional basketball player. As he ordered a tall soda water with lime and plenty of ice, the waiter asked if he needed anything else. He simply said, "A glass." I don't know how smart it was for him to go undercover, though. At the beginning of the episode, he attended a trial related to the investigation as himself. As a result, people involved in the case kept recognizing him, including the main suspect herself!



    Hunter and McCall worked out a nifty plan when it appeared the suspect might get away with murder. The final scene focused completely on Cynthia Flagg. At first, I thought this would be a standard whodunnit episode. As the story progressed, it turned into a look at the sorry life of Cynthia Flagg. She was a pathetic character despite all of her family wealth. I was pleasantly surprised with this episode.



    This was quite a good dramatic story. It worked even without large-scale gun battles and car chases. A must-see episode for "Hunter" fans!moreless
Fred Dryer

Fred Dryer

Detective Sergeant Rick Hunter

John Shearin

John Shearin

Lieutenant Ambrose Finn

Richard Beauchamp

Richard Beauchamp

Carlos

Stepfanie Kramer

Stepfanie Kramer

Detective Sergeant Dee Dee McCall

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    • McCall: Innocent citizens of this town better be real glad you're not a judge.
      Hunter: You're wrong McCall. The guilty ones should be.

    • Hunter: Give me a, um, a tall soda water with lime and lots of ice.
      Waiter: Anything else?
      Hunter: A glass.

    • Hunter: Don't feel sad. I have an idea we're going to get a second shot at Miss Ginger Flagg.
      McCall: How do you figure that?
      Hunter: Well, statistically 71 percent of all unjailed murderers are involved in a second capital crime.
      McCall: That sounds like Crime Stoppers Library. Where'd you read that?
      Hunter: I didn't read it. I lived it.

    • McCall: She's super rich, she's beautiful and she just got acquitted. Now does that add up to suicide to you?
      Hunter: McCall, let's look at the dark side here. She's a social outcast, her husband's in a coma, and the whole world thinks she got off scot free.
      McCall: Most women's suicides use pills. Now Ginger's stock in trade was her looks. If you think she committed suicide, I got a cotton mine I'd like to sell you.

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