Video: Dark Deeds, Dangerous Blonds

The action is steamy and the ratings high in cable noir

She's blond. She's seductive. She's just killed her husband. Oh, sure, it was probably self-defense: the guy had disguised himself as a burglar, broken into their house and tried to kill her before she plugged him with a .357 Magnum. Still, you know she's trouble.

He's a police detective with a seedy apartment, a 5 o'clock shadow and, against his better judgment, a yen for the blond. It's the old story: boy meets girl. Boy suspects girl. Boy borrows girl's car and is almost killed when the brakes mysteriously fail.

The steamy couple, played by Harry Hamlin and Nicollette Sheridan, develop...

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