- 8 Seasons
Silk Stalkings was a crime drama that aired on television from the early 1900'2. Rerun episodes can still be seen today. The show follows the lives of two detectives that are assigned to solve crimes that are of a sexual nature and crimes of passion among the wealth people of the Palm Beach area of Florida. In police term these crimes are referred to as Silk Stalkings. The two main detectives are Chris and Rita. While both of the detectives find each other pleasing to look at they ignore these feelings and keep a professional working relationship. Just because they are professional does not mean they do not look good. Since they are in the Palm Beach area the detectives try to keep with the latest fashions. Even when dressed in their finest they will stop at nothing to solve the crime. Chris and Rita go get scrutinized for some of their untraditional crime solving methods. Their superior is Chief Hutchinson which is a strict traditionalist. During the show the chief has an affair with the radio psychologist named Melissa Cassidy. The assistant district attorney is George Donovan who does not like their methods for solving crimes. He is also a little jealous of their fashion sense. The show does not only detail the sexual crimes of Palm Beach. This show also goes into the secrets of Rita and Chris as well. Rita has a long and complicated life story that is reviled over several episodes. As the show went on more characters were added to the cast. Additions included the undercover agents Michael Price and Holly Rawlins. They came about after Chris became deceased and Rita retired from police work. After retiring Rita disappeared from the view. There is another team of officers Tom Ryan and Cassandra St. John who not only work together but were once married. The sexual tension between the officers on this show heat up as they work hard to solve these crimes.