Pic of the Day: “The Velvet Jungle” revisited

Today’s pic takes another look at the Starsky and Hutch episode “The Velvet Jungle,” first airing on March 5, 1977. Racist diner owner Danny is telling the boys about his “super pancakes,” but Starsky (Paul Michael Glaser) does not appear convinced.

The Velvet Jungle - 1977

Glaser has been a reliable presence on television since the late 1960s. He is closely involved with the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, co-founded by his late wife Elizabeth, who passed away from complications of the disease in 1994. He is now an accomplished author of young adult fantasy fiction. “The Velvet Jungle” airs this Friday, December 5th, on the El Rey network.