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* HeroesLoveDogs: Mike doesn't hate dogs, but at first he felt the idea of having a seeing eye dog as a reminder of his blindess. However, he loves Pax and is devastated when [[spoiler: Pax gets almost fatally stabbed.]]

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* HeroesLoveDogs: Mike doesn't hate dogs, but at first he felt the idea of having a seeing eye dog as a reminder of his blindess.blindness. However, he loves Pax and is devastated when [[spoiler: Pax gets almost fatally stabbed.]]



* PrisonEpisode: In "The Shape of Nightmares", A young widow asks Mike to look into the apparent suicide of her husband, who died in prison. Mike enters the prison to investigate, and discovers evidence that he was actually murdered. A convict that Mike had sent to jail is now the "Head of the Yard," running the other inmates like a mob-boss from inside the prison walls, intent on getting revenge on Longstreet. Mike must use all his wits to solve the murder and stay alive.

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* PrisonEpisode: In "The Shape of Nightmares", A a young widow asks Mike to look into the apparent suicide of her husband, who died in prison. Mike enters the prison to investigate, and discovers evidence that he was actually murdered. A convict that Mike had sent to jail is now the "Head of the Yard," running the other inmates like a mob-boss from inside the prison walls, intent on getting revenge on Longstreet. Mike must use all his wits to solve the murder and stay alive.

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* PrisonEpisode: In "The Shape of Nightmares", A young widow asks Mike to look into the apparent suicide of her husband, who died in prison. Mike enters the prison to investigate, and discovers evidence that he was actually murdered. A convict that Mike had sent to jail is now the "Head of the Yard," running the other inmates like a mob-boss from inside the prison walls, intent on getting revenge on Longstreet. Mike must use all his wits to solve the murder and stay alive.
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The show was most notable for Creator/BruceLee guest starring as Li Tsung, an antiques dealer and Jeet Kun Do practitioner who teaches Mike how to utilize his remaining senses to defend himself. Much of Tsung's sayings are taken directly from Lee's book: Tao of Jeet Kun Do.

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The show was most notable for Creator/BruceLee guest starring stars as Li Tsung, an antiques dealer and Jeet Kun Do practitioner who teaches Mike how to utilize his remaining senses to defend himself. Much of Tsung's sayings are taken directly from Lee's book: Tao book, ''Tao of Jeet Kun Do.
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* DefectiveDetective: Longstreet is this one, much to his annoyance.



* DefectiveDetective: Longstreet is this one, much to his annoyance.



* HeroesLoveDogs: Mike doesn't hate dogs, but at first he felt the idea of having a seeing eye dog as a reminder of his blindess. However, he loves Pax and is devastated when [[spoiler: Pax gets almost fatally stabbed.]]

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* HeroesLoveDogs: Mike doesn't hate dogs, but at first he felt the idea of having a seeing eye dog as a reminder of his blindess. However, he loves Pax and is devastated when [[spoiler: Pax gets almost fatally stabbed.]]]]
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Longstreet was a short lived TV series starring James Franciscus of ''Film/BeneathThePlanetOfTheApes'' fame. It was created in 1971 by Stirling Siliphant, starting from a pilot movie and lasting for one season before it was cancelled in 1972.

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Longstreet ''Longstreet'' was a short lived TV series starring James Franciscus of ''Film/BeneathThePlanetOfTheApes'' fame. It was created in 1971 by Stirling Siliphant, starting from a pilot movie and lasting for one season before it was cancelled in 1972.


The show was most notable for BruceLee guest starring as Li Tsung, an antiques dealer and Jeet Kun Do practitioner who teaches Mike how to utilize his remaining senses to defend himself. Much of Tsung's sayings are taken directly from Lee's book: Tao of Jeet Kun Do.

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The show was most notable for BruceLee Creator/BruceLee guest starring as Li Tsung, an antiques dealer and Jeet Kun Do practitioner who teaches Mike how to utilize his remaining senses to defend himself. Much of Tsung's sayings are taken directly from Lee's book: Tao of Jeet Kun Do.


Longstreet was a short lived TV series starring James Franciscus of ''Film/BeneathThePlanetOfTheApes'' fame. It was created in 1971 by Stirling Siliphant, starting from a pilot movie and lasted for one season before it cancelled in 1972.

Franciscus plays the title role of Mike Longstreet, a renowned insurance investigator. During a night of partying with his wife, Ingrid. The latter discovers a gift Champagne bottle, addressed to Mike with only the words, "Because" on the note. Thinking nothing of it, Ingrid was about to open the bottle, when a bomb rigged to it blows up. The explosion kills Ingrid and robs Mike of his sight. As he tries to cope with both losses, Mike is determined to track down Ingrid's killers. He is helped by Nikki Bell, his therapist, who he later hires to be his personal assistant. As well as Duke Page, his boss at the insurance company and best friend. Lastly, Pax, his seeing eye dog, A white German Sheppard and best companion. After solving his Wife's murder, Longstreet continues his old job, while overcoming obstacles in his new life.

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Longstreet was a short lived TV series starring James Franciscus of ''Film/BeneathThePlanetOfTheApes'' fame. It was created in 1971 by Stirling Siliphant, starting from a pilot movie and lasted lasting for one season before it was cancelled in 1972.

Franciscus plays the title role of Mike Longstreet, a renowned insurance investigator. During a night of partying with his wife, Ingrid. The Ingrid, the latter discovers a gift Champagne champagne bottle, addressed to Mike with only the words, word "Because" on the note. Thinking nothing of it, Ingrid was about to open the bottle, when a bomb rigged to it blows up. The explosion kills Ingrid and robs Mike of his sight. As he tries to cope with both losses, Mike is determined to track down Ingrid's killers. He is helped by Nikki Bell, his therapist, who he later hires to be his personal assistant. As well as Duke Page, his boss at the insurance company and best friend. Lastly, Pax, his seeing eye dog, A white German Sheppard Shepherd and best companion. After solving his Wife's wife's murder, Longstreet continues his old job, while overcoming obstacles in his new life.



--> '''Li Tsung:''' You think a fight is one blow, one kick? Until you can put combinations together without even thinking. Until you can learn to keep moving and endure, hire a bodyguard or choose a less agressive lifestyle.

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--> '''Li Tsung:''' You think a fight is one blow, one kick? Until you can put combinations together without even thinking. Until thinking, until you can learn to keep moving and endure, hire a bodyguard or choose a less agressive aggressive lifestyle.



* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: In the pilot movie, Longstreet is equipped with a cane that has a proximity detector to make sure he doesn't bump into things. In the actual show, the cane does not show up and is replaced with a regular Blind Man's white cane.

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: In the pilot movie, Longstreet is equipped with a cane that has a proximity detector to make sure he doesn't bump into things. In the actual show, the cane does not show up and is replaced with a regular Blind Man's blind man's white cane.



* HeroicBystander: Li's first appearance started with him saving Longstreet from a gang of Long Shore-men. This inspires Mike to learn from Li.

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* HeroicBystander: Li's first appearance started with him saving Longstreet from a gang of Long Shore-men.longshoremen. This inspires Mike to learn from Li.


Longstreet was a short lived TV series starring James Franciscus of BeneathThePlanetOfTheApes fame. It was created in 1971 by Stirling Siliphant, starting from a pilot movie and lasted for one season before it cancelled in 1972.

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Longstreet was a short lived TV series starring James Franciscus of BeneathThePlanetOfTheApes ''Film/BeneathThePlanetOfTheApes'' fame. It was created in 1971 by Stirling Siliphant, starting from a pilot movie and lasted for one season before it cancelled in 1972.


* HeroicBystander: Li's first appearance started with him saving Longstreet from a gang of Long Shore-men. This inspires Mike to learn from Li.

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* HeroicBystander: Li's first appearance started with him saving Longstreet from a gang of Long Shore-men. This inspires Mike to learn from Li.Li.
* HeroesLoveDogs: Mike doesn't hate dogs, but at first he felt the idea of having a seeing eye dog as a reminder of his blindess. However, he loves Pax and is devastated when [[spoiler: Pax gets almost fatally stabbed.]]

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[[caption-width-right:250:Cool cane right? [[EarlyInstallmentWeirdness It only appears in the pilot episode.]]]]

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Longstreet was a short lived TV series starring James Franciscus of BeneathThePlanetOfTheApes fame. It was created in 1971 by Stirling Siliphant, starting from a pilot movie and lasted for one season before it cancelled in 1972.

Franciscus plays the title role of Mike Longstreet, a renowned insurance investigator. During a night of partying with his wife, Ingrid. The latter discovers a gift Champagne bottle, addressed to Mike with only the words, "Because" on the note. Thinking nothing of it, Ingrid was about to open the bottle, when a bomb rigged to it blows up. The explosion kills Ingrid and robs Mike of his sight. As he tries to cope with both losses, Mike is determined to track down Ingrid's killers. He is helped by Nikki Bell, his therapist, who he later hires to be his personal assistant. As well as Duke Page, his boss at the insurance company and best friend. Lastly, Pax, his seeing eye dog, A white German Sheppard and best companion. After solving his Wife's murder, Longstreet continues his old job, while overcoming obstacles in his new life.

The show was most notable for BruceLee guest starring as Li Tsung, an antiques dealer and Jeet Kun Do practitioner who teaches Mike how to utilize his remaining senses to defend himself. Much of Tsung's sayings are taken directly from Lee's book: Tao of Jeet Kun Do.

!!Tropes included in Longstreet
* BerserkButton: Don't hurt or threaten Longstreet in front of Pax. Mike even had to calm him down, when he thought Li was hurting him during training. Hurting Pax in turn is a good way to get on Mike's bad side.
* DontThinkFeel: Li insists on this, when training Mike.
--> '''Li Tsung:''' You think a fight is one blow, one kick? Until you can put combinations together without even thinking. Until you can learn to keep moving and endure, hire a bodyguard or choose a less agressive lifestyle.
* DefectiveDetective: Longstreet is this one, much to his annoyance.
* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: In the pilot movie, Longstreet is equipped with a cane that has a proximity detector to make sure he doesn't bump into things. In the actual show, the cane does not show up and is replaced with a regular Blind Man's white cane.
* FaceDeathWithDignity / GracefulLoser: Another one of Li's philosophies.
--> '''Li Tsung:''' Like everyone else, you want to learn the way to win, but never accept the way to lose. To accept defeat, to learn to die, is to be liberated from it. So when tomorrow comes, you must free your ambitious mind and learn the art of dying.
* HandicappedBadass: In spite of his blindness, Longstreet is an amazing detective, a somewhat good shot with a gun and was trained in Jeet Kun Do.
* HeroicBystander: Li's first appearance started with him saving Longstreet from a gang of Long Shore-men. This inspires Mike to learn from Li.

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