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Title: Which of these 3 Harry partners did you like best?
Post by: misty71 on June 02, 2003, 02:26:24 PM
Ok....Now I make a poll, and Im not even sure for who to vote myself ;D. I think Ill go with Tyne Daly, because I thought her interaction with Harry made "the enforcer" a lot more interesting.
 I like the other 2 also.

Well well, looks like its up to you guys,tell me who you like best.
Title: Re:Which of these 3 Harry partners did you like best?
Post by: Christopher on June 02, 2003, 02:32:34 PM
I pick Chico from the original. He's pretty lucky too, as far as Harry's partners are concerned.
Title: Re:Which of these 3 Harry partners did you like best?
Post by: Mr. Pants on June 02, 2003, 03:20:21 PM
I vote for Tyne Daly. She and Harry had a good chemistry in their back and forth banter and criticism. I always have a good time watching those two go at it. She boarders on useless a couple times but frequently redeems herself. Overall Daly ranks as a great partner for Callahan.
Title: Re:Which of these 3 Harry partners did you like best?
Post by: Matt on June 02, 2003, 03:26:06 PM
Tyne Daly here also.

(Misty, you forgot Meathead in Sudden Impact ;) )
Title: Re:Which of these 3 Harry partners did you like best?
Post by: Red on June 03, 2003, 03:07:08 PM
I went with Chico because you learn most about Harry in the first film and I think some of that is down to his interaction with his new partner.

Let's not forget Frank DiGiorgio either. He was teamed with Harry, on and off, in the first three movies and he is also important in establishing the 'Dirty Harry' persona.

There was also Al Quan.........
Title: Re:Which of these 3 Harry partners did you like best?
Post by: Lt. Briggs on June 04, 2003, 02:07:47 PM
I hated them all, because Harry hated them.  Remember Harry has no favorites. That's why they call him Dirty Harry.  ;)




But if I had to pick one , I would pick Chico.
Title: Re:Which of these 3 Harry partners did you like best?
Post by: misty71 on June 04, 2003, 02:14:28 PM
well harry doesnt hate them. He and Kate got along fine near the end.and he seemed to like chico in the end to...I think Harry liked all them as partners...
Title: Re:Which of these 3 Harry partners did you like best?
Post by: Lt. Briggs on June 04, 2003, 02:22:50 PM
I know Harry liked them later.  But that was just a little play on words from the first "Dirty Harry".  When Chico asks Frank DiGiorgio, what kinds of people Harry likes.
In the movie they use words that are not proper on this forum and in everyday use.  Thats why my post is worded like that.  ;)
Title: Re:Which of these 3 Harry partners did you like best?
Post by: philo on June 04, 2003, 11:02:37 PM

I alway felt he loved Kate towards the end of The Enforcer .



Philo .
Title: Re:Which of these 3 Harry partners did you like best?
Post by: the stranger on June 07, 2003, 01:06:57 PM
....he respected her, that's for sure..
I would have to go with Chico, followed by meathead (only cause he cut the cheese with more grace and moved slightly faster than Frank DiGeorgio) ;) ;D ;D
-Stranger-
Title: Re:Which of these 3 Harry partners did you like best?
Post by: Jay74 on June 09, 2003, 03:09:39 PM
Early Smith.
Kept his cool really well in the store shoot-out, and stuck till the end unlike Chico.
With Daly i just see Lacy, i'm sorry.
Title: Re:Which of these 3 Harry partners did you like best?
Post by: RGP on June 11, 2003, 09:42:30 AM
I pick Chico from the original. He's pretty lucky too, as far as Harry's partners are concerned.

I agree, it's a shame he didn't make it through the whole series.
Title: Re:Which of these 3 Harry partners did you like best?
Post by: skippy on June 17, 2003, 11:48:08 AM
I agree with you Misty
Title: Re:Which of these 3 Harry partners did you like best?
Post by: D'Ambrosia on July 10, 2003, 10:01:46 PM
What about Deitzick and Fanduchi?   ;D
Title: Re:Which of these 3 Harry partners did you like best?
Post by: Callahan on July 11, 2003, 09:21:59 AM
Deitzick is still in the hospital and Fanduchi's dead... :'(

What's a matter with Frank DeGeorgio? ;)
Title: Re:Which of these 3 Harry partners did you like best?
Post by: Big Ed Mustafa on November 10, 2003, 08:51:57 PM
I liked Chico the best, though I felt the worst for Early because he dies in a pretty f**ked up way, and other cops had been betting on that. Though he's not part of the poll, my second favorite partner is Horace from SI. It pissed me off so much when those scumbags kill him and meathead, and you can tell Harry is enraged cuz the crooks have made it personal.

I wonder if Harry feels guilty for what happens to his partners. He probably feels largely responsible for their fates, since they are killed or wounded because they work with a cop that is not liked by too many hoods.
Title: Re:Which of these 3 Harry partners did you like best?
Post by: Golgo_13 on December 31, 2003, 03:45:09 PM
The Character played by Evan Kim in "Dead Pool" didn't even make the list.  I guess he was that bad.
Title: Re:Which of these 3 Harry partners did you like best?
Post by: Big-matt on January 03, 2004, 03:23:02 PM
I liked "Tyne Daly" she was great as a partner, she gave as good as she got  ;D

I liked cagney and lacey too  ;)
Title: Re:Which of these 3 Harry partners did you like best?
Post by: Golgo_13 on January 06, 2004, 03:07:22 PM
I thought Chico was cool because he never got pissed at Callahan even after:

DiGiorgio:  Harry hates everybody

Chico:  How does he feel about Mexicans?

DiGiorgio:  WHy don't you ask him?

Callahan:  ESPECIALLY Spics!   :'(
Title: Re:Which of these 3 Harry partners did you like best?
Post by: Tank Stoner on September 28, 2004, 01:08:51 AM
I liked Chico the best, though I felt the worst for Early because he dies in a pretty f**ked up way, and other cops had been betting on that. Though he's not part of the poll, my second favorite partner is Horace from SI. It pissed me off so much when those scumbags kill him and meathead, and you can tell Harry is enraged cuz the crooks have made it personal.

I wonder if Harry feels guilty for what happens to his partners. He probably feels largely responsible for their fates, since they are killed or wounded because they work with a cop that is not liked by too many hoods.
I'd like to write a brief fanfic story in regards to the aftermath of "Magnum Force" right from the time Harry walks away from the burned out shell of Briggs' car. Harry sees an oncoming police car. The officer tells Harry about Early being killed in the bomb explosion and also that Captain Avery wants Harry to get to City Hall, pronto. I guess the partner deaths Harry might've taken the hardest was that of DiGiorgio and Moore in "The Enforcer". One thing that bother me though is that when Early's death is acknowledged by Kate, she mentions that he was killed in 1972 when it should've been 1973 unless there were parts of Magnum Force that were filmed in 1972. I wish someone in the know would post the filming/production timeline info on the DH movies.
Title: Re:Which of these 3 Harry partners did you like best?
Post by: Grimes on September 28, 2004, 08:50:14 AM
They were driving 1972 Ford LTD's in Magnum Force so most likely it was shot in early to mid 1972?? Someone else may know for sure. As for partners I always liked Early and Digorgio.

lt. Briggs
Title: Re:Which of these 3 Harry partners did you like best?
Post by: AmateurActor on September 28, 2004, 10:22:04 AM
My first post here so please be gentle!

I much preferred Chico Gonzales to any of Harry's partners. He had some depth to him whereas Early Smith and Kate fron The Enforcer seemed slightly one-dimensional.

I wish that Stallone had written Gonzales in Cobra to be the same character as the one in Dirty Harry. Hard if he was teaching college, though!

AA  ;D
Title: Re:Which of these 3 Harry partners did you like best?
Post by: Jed Cooper on November 02, 2004, 09:13:42 AM
"You know Inspector Moore?"

Yup, my vote goes to her as well.  Tyne Daly did a great job.  Too bad she was killed off, would've been great to have her as Harry's partner in Sudden Impact, too.
Title: Re:Which of these 3 Harry partners did you like best?
Post by: Perry on November 05, 2004, 10:28:13 AM
hi guys:
                I liked Horace in Sudden Impact, even thought i dislike that movie.

Perry
Title: Re:Which of these 3 Harry partners did you like best?
Post by: Jed Cooper on November 11, 2004, 09:51:18 AM
To make it interesting, why not include:

John Mitchum as Frank DiGiorgio (Dirty Harry, Magnum Force & The Enforcer)
Albert Popwell as Horace King (Sudden Impact)
Evan Kim as Al Quan (The Dead Pool)

?
Title: Re:Which of these 3 Harry partners did you like best?
Post by: Americanbeauty on November 23, 2004, 02:55:14 PM
I liked Kate Moore ... and had had a good laugh at her sexually connoted evaluation of Harry :

K "You're 'cold bold Callahan with his great big .44'. Every other cop is satisfied with a .38 or a .357. Why do you have to carry that cannon for ?"

H "So I hit what I aim at, that's why."

K "Oh  I see. So that's for the penetration."

H "Does everything have a sexual connotation with you ?"

K "Only sometimes."

Title: Re: Which of these 3 Harry partners did you like best?
Post by: Lilly on January 20, 2005, 08:55:29 PM
Kate Moore for me. 

She had class.  (Maybe I have a touch of bias because I loved Tyne Daly in Cagney & Lacey when I was a kid.) 

It was good to see Harry interact with a female partner, and I was sorry when she got killed.  She never really got a chance to prove herself - I kept thinking there'd be a moment when she'd suddenly show what she could do, maybe even outclass Harry.  For a moment anyway. ;)

(http://www.thelin.net/laurent/cinema/photos/the_enforcer/tyne_daly.jpg)
Title: Re: Which of these 3 Harry partners did you like best?
Post by: Lin Sunderland on January 21, 2005, 03:17:29 AM
I liked Tyne Daly in Cagney & Lacey   but not so much as Harry's partner.  I was sorry she got killed and I wish she had been given a chance to shine but my favourite has to be Chico.
Title: Re: Which of these 3 Harry partners did you like best?
Post by: The Schofield Kid on January 21, 2005, 06:04:58 AM
I just couldn't decide.

So I went with I liked them all. :D
Title: Re: Which of these 3 Harry partners did you like best?
Post by: Americanbeauty on January 21, 2005, 03:33:50 PM
Besides I felt there was a little something between Harry and Kate ...  ^-^
They liked each other ...

I think teaming up with her was a good thing for Harry ...

They became closer -even if it doesn't mean a lot ... yeah after all "cops don't get close to anybody" ;) ...- than he had ever been with any of his partners -maybe with the exception of Chico.
Title: Re: Which of these 3 Harry partners did you like best?
Post by: Walt on February 22, 2005, 02:39:09 PM
Tyne Daley all the way . An excellent actress and a very believable character .
Evan who ?  ^-^
Title: Re: Which of these 3 Harry partners did you like best?
Post by: Jed Cooper on February 26, 2005, 09:10:32 AM
Evan who ?  ^-^

That about sums up The Dead Pool.   :P
Title: Re: Which of these 3 Harry partners did you like best?
Post by: Walt on February 26, 2005, 10:03:21 AM
Quote from: Jed Cooper
That about sums up The Dead Pool.   :P
[quote

I know , what a shame . I was so excited at the time . I mean , another Dirty Harry movie , what was'nt there to get excited about . Still , I do like the poster .
Title: Re: Which of these 3 Harry partners did you like best?
Post by: Mitchellgant on May 07, 2005, 12:02:30 PM
I picked Reni Santoni as my fav Harry partner but, had John Mitchum been listed, i'd chosen him or even Evan Kim for that matter.

Best regards M.Gant. aka C.E.
Title: Re: Which of these 3 Harry partners did you like best?
Post by: Revolver on May 23, 2005, 09:10:23 AM
i liked chico and enjoyed digeorgio`s banter with harry.

come on fatso

you`re a sweet man harry

lol