Larson began his entertainment career as a member of "The Four Preps", a popular singing group that started as a summer vacation adventure away from school and ended with three gold records for Capitol--all of which Larson wrote--"26 Miles Across the Sea (Santa Catalina)", "Big Man", and "Down by the Station".
Recognized as one of the most prolific writer-producers in television, Larson moved into the media and in only one short season he went from freelance script writer to producer of "It Takes a Thief".
He stayed on at Universal Television where success followed success--producing the Doug McClure segments of "The Man From Shiloh" and "McCloud".
He left "McCloud" to
create, write and produce the pilot for "Alias Smith and
Jones" and followed that series with such unqualified
ratings winners as "Magnum P.I.", "Quincy",
"The Virginian", "B.J. and the Bear",
"The Hardy Boys-Nancy Drew Mysteries", "Buck
Rogers in the 25th Century", "Battlestar Galactica".
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