The Starsky & Hutch duo had us hooked ever since the TV series came out in 1979, following the two Southern Californian police detectives on their undercover adventures.

The legendary series paved the way for many of the things we see on our screens today, but there are some things that were kept secret by producers about the two cops who tried to protect the people of Bay City.

Check out these 25 behind the scenes secrets that will make you see the show in a whole new light.

 

1. The Iconic Car

The red and white Ford Torino will forever remain a TV icon in itself, and is instantly recognisable as the Starsky & Hutch car. Originally, the creator William Blinn wanted to use a green and white Camaro, but after Ford Motor Company were the lead supplier for production company Spelling-Goldberg Productions, it wasn’t possible.