Frank Hardy, 22, is a serious, inquisitive and ambitious junior reporter for The Metropolitan Eagle. His easygoing younger brother Joe, 20, is a world class computer hacker who prides himself, on his ability to penetrate virtually any system. In this character-driven mystery / adventure series. The Hardy Boys stick together- and it is this love and loyalty that helps make them a crack team of super sleuths. However, the brothers' inherent differences create an amusing dynamic that adds a light comic touch. The series is inspired by the classic children's books published by Pocketbooks.