Matt Houston

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Episode Guide

  • Season 1
    • X-22 (1)
      X-22 (1)
      Episode 1
      9/26/82
      7.3

      When an Italian billionaire is killed when he was christening his new ocean liner by smashing a champagne bottle only it was filled with an explosive that blew up when he smashed the bottle. His daughter whom the police suspect of being the one who did it calls her old boyfriend Matt Houston a self made millionaire form Texas who now lives in L.A. who is also a private investigator, to prove her innocence. Other suspects are his mistress whom he mistreated and an investor who is an old friend of Houston.

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    • X-22 (2)
      X-22 (2)
      Episode 2
      9/26/82
      7.3
      Synopsis coming soon.
    • Stop The Presses
      Stop The Presses
      Episode 3
      10/3/82
      8.1
      A disreputable tabloid's publisher is nearly killed after telling his four worst enemies he plans to run a front-page story on them.
    • Deadly Fashion
      Deadly Fashion
      Episode 4
      10/17/82
      7.9
      Houston's old flame, a model, hires him when she is accused of killing her employer, a famous fashion designer.
    • Killing Isn't Everything
      10/24/82
      8.0
      A pro quarterback, Matt's college teammate, is blackmailed by a man who says he has proof the player killed his coach.
    • Who Would Kill Ramona?
      10/31/82
      7.3
      Matt enters the film world to investigate after a drink from a faded star's glass instantly kills her new leading man.
    • Recipe For Murder
      11/7/82
      7.9
      A restaurant critic's dinner is disrupted when a gelatin mold brought to his table contains his partner's severed head.
    • Shark Bait
      Shark Bait
      Episode 8
      11/21/82
      7.2
      Matt steps in when the mother of a Malibu lifeguard fears her daughter will be the next victim of a series of fatal shark attacks.
    • The Kidnapping
      The Kidnapping
      Episode 9
      11/28/82
      6.0
      An old friend calls in Matt when kidnappers snatch a seriously ill Arab prince during a jet flight to Los Angeles.
    • Joey's Here
      Joey's Here
      Episode 10
      12/5/82
      6.3
      A robot designed by an electronics genius murders the brother of its creator.
    • The Good Doctor
      The Good Doctor
      Episode 11
      12/12/82
      7.9
      After a research scientist is murdered during a party at Matt's place, a mutual friend of the victim asks Matt to investigate.
    • The Rock and The Hard Place
      1/2/83
      8.0
      An upcoming fight appears rigged when murder uncovers the champion's physical problems and his wife's alcoholism.
    • The Purrfect Crime
      The Purrfect Crime
      Episode 13
      1/9/83
      8.6
      The four ex-wives of a wealthy cat-food manufacturer mauled to death by a pet tiger hire Matt to solve the crime so they can collect the money from the will.
    • The Yacht Club Murders
      1/16/83
      7.9
      After a reunion with a secret childhood love, she asks Matt for help, fearing someone may die at a yacht club party.
    • Whose Party Is It Anyway?
      1/23/83
      8.4
      Fake telegrams summon five famous people to Matt's penthouse for a Sunday meeting with murder on the agenda.
    • Get Houston
      Get Houston
      Episode 16
      2/20/83
      8.1
      From his padded cell, an institutionalized madman hires escaped convicts to kill Houston.
    • The Visitors
      The Visitors
      Episode 17
      2/27/83
      7.3
      Matt must verify or disprove an alleged UFO encounter during which a scientist suffered a fatal heart attack.
    • Here's Another Fine Mess
      3/6/83
      8.1
      After costumed killers try to kill C.J. by forcing her off the road, she learns all her college sorority sisters are also in danger.
    • The Beverly Hills Social Club
      3/13/83
      7.4
      A noted gossip columnist, Vonda Mirand, is murdered after threatening to expose the patrons of an exclusive bordello called the Afrodisia Fellowship.
    • The Showgirl Murders
      3/20/83
      7.7
      When a nightclub-singer friend believes he has killed during alcohol-induced blackouts, Matt works to clear him.
    • Fear For Tomorrow
      Fear For Tomorrow
      Episode 21
      4/3/83
      8.5
      A codebook and a cryptic message provide Matt his only clues to preventing the predicted deaths of thousands.
    • A Deadly Parlay
      A Deadly Parlay
      Episode 22
      4/10/83
      7.7
      After Matt is found leaning over the dead body of a jockey, he is charged with murder.
    • A Novel Way To Die
      A Novel Way To Die
      Episode 23
      4/17/83
      8.5
      When a novelist at a mystery-writers' convention is murdered, Matt finds himself involved in a real murder mystery.
    • The Hunted
      The Hunted
      Episode 24
      4/24/83
      7.6
      C.J. is held hostage by a famous criminal in order to free his terrorist son, held by authorities on Matt's eyewitness testimony.
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