Tucker's Witch

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  • TV-14
  • 2018
  • 1 Season
  • 7.4  (226)

Tucker's Witch is a television series produced by Multicom Entertainment Group (MEG) that aired for one season from 1982-1983. The show was created by Tom Greene and starred Bill Morey, Alfre Woodard, and Barbara Barrie. It followed the lives of a married couple, Rick and Amanda Tucker, who both possess supernatural abilities that they use to solve crimes.

Rick is a police detective and Amanda is a freelance photographer, but they both have a secret: they are witches. Rick has the ability to sense danger and can become almost invincible in high-risk situations, while Amanda has the power of premonition and can see into the future. Together, they use their abilities to solve crimes that are too difficult for regular police work.

The show follows the couple as they navigate both their personal lives and their crime-solving adventures. They work together to help their friends and family, and often find themselves in dangerous situations. Their supernatural abilities allow them to get out of many sticky situations, but their powers also attract unwanted attention.

Throughout the series, Rick and Amanda have to keep their abilities secret from the rest of the world while trying to help those around them. They keep their powers hidden from their colleagues at the police department, and they also hide them from their friends and family.

Tucker's Witch was unique in its time as it combined elements of crime drama and supernatural fantasy. The show's creators drew inspiration from classic detective shows like Columbo and The Rockford Files, as well as the classic witch TV series Bewitched.

The show also explored themes of femininity and power. Amanda Tucker is a strong, independent woman who is not afraid to use her powers to solve crimes. She is a feminist icon for the time, demonstrating that women could be both intelligent and powerful.

Unfortunately, Tucker's Witch was not very successful and was cancelled after only one season. While the show had a loyal fan base, it struggled to find a mainstream audience. Critics blamed the show's lack of realistic crime-solving for its lack of popularity and cited the use of supernatural powers as a weakness.

Despite low ratings, Tucker's Witch attracted a devoted fan base that appreciated the show's unique blend of genres. It was also notable for its diverse cast, particularly for casting a black woman, Alfre Woodard, as the lead actress. Woodard went on to have a successful career in Hollywood and has been nominated for multiple Academy Awards.

Overall, Tucker's Witch was a short-lived but innovative television series that combined crime drama and supernatural fantasy. While it may not have been successful during its initial run, the show's unique premise and characterizations have ensured a lasting legacy.

Tucker's Witch is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (13 episodes). The series first aired on November 1, 2018.

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Murder Is the Key
13. Murder Is the Key
June 9, 1983
Ted Lomax kills his wife and frames her secret lover for her murder, and Rick and Amanda must figure out the truth.
Living and Presumed Dead
12. Living and Presumed Dead
May 5, 1983
A successful shipping business shipping executive hires Rick and Amanda to find his daughter, missing for over twenty years, but things soon become complicated when it appears not only her, but others are now in danger as the investigation goes on.
Formula for Revenge
11. Formula for Revenge
April 28, 1983
Maurice Gerard, who has a nose for perfumes as well as owning a perfume making company, is murdered by one of his employees in order to take over the company and make easy money on the newest fragrance Max was working on. Ellen tries to get her driver's license.
Rock is a Hard Place
10. Rock is a Hard Place
April 14, 1983
A popular female singer is murdered by a failed songwriter in order to take her place and boost his career.
Psych-Out
9. Psych-Out
April 7, 1983
Amanda matches wits with an intellectual psychic who has knocked off multiple banks for multi millions in money and jewels.
Dye-Job
8. Dye-Job
March 31, 1983
Justin St. Peter, a renowned local hairdresser, has a high-priced murder contract on his head and Amanda and Rick must figure out who it is before it's too late.
Abra-Cadaver
7. Abra-Cadaver
November 10, 1982
A dead symphony composer leads Amanda and Rick on a wild goose chase involving his corpse, a dangerous business smuggler, diamonds, and a French jewel thief.
Terminal Case
6. Terminal Case
November 3, 1982
A political candidate will stop at nothing to be the next mayor, including blackmail and murder. With the aide of a young high school student, Rick and Amanda try to stop him.
The Curse of the Toltec Death Mask
5. The Curse of the Toltec Death Mask
November 1, 2018
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The Corpse Who Knew Too Much
4. The Corpse Who Knew Too Much
October 20, 1982
After an attempt on her husband's life, Debbie Shears leads Rick and Amanda on an investigation that reveals Debbie's husband leads an entirely different life than previously known.
Big Mouth
3. Big Mouth
October 13, 1982
Somebody is trying to knock off reporter Jewel Porter, and Rick and Amanda must find out who... before it's too late.
The Good Witch of Laurel Canyon
2. The Good Witch of Laurel Canyon
October 6, 1982
Rick and Amanda Tucker investigate a series of murders involving women in elevators, dubbed the "elevator murders," after a woman comes to their office claiming that she knows who the killer is. In the process, they tangle with the violent and deceptively friendly killer.
Unaired Pilot
1. Unaired Pilot
November 1, 2018
Rick and Amanda Tucker investigate a series of murders involving women in elevators after a woman comes to their office claiming that she knows who the killer is. In the process, they tangle with the deceptively friendly killer.
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Tucker's Witch is available for streaming on the Multicom Entertainment Group (MEG) website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Tucker's Witch on demand at Amazon Prime and Amazon.
  • Premiere Date
    November 1, 2018
  • IMDB Rating
    7.4  (226)