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Series regulars or semi-regulars in 'Barney Miller' in the 1970s:



1970s Episode Guide for 'Barney Miller':


(Episodes with dates prior to 1970 aired as reruns during the '70s.)

January 23, 1975: Ramon
Season 1, episode 1
W: Danny Arnold, Theodore J. Flicker   D: Bill Davis

With Chu Chu Malave (Ramon Santos), Mike Moore (Stanley Mankowitz), Buddy Lester (Harry the Bookie), John Hawker (Radio Announcer), Anne Wyndham (Rachel Miller), Michael Tessier (Davey Miller).
Debut of a series which focuses on the life of a captain of detectives in New York City as he copes with problems at home and at the station house. In the first show, Miller runs headlong into a gun-toting teenage addict trying to break out of the police station.

January 30, 1975: Experience
Season 1, episode 2
W: Steve Gordon   D: Danny Arnold

With Jack DeLeon (Marty), Alex Henteloff (Arnold Ripner), Milt Kogan (Officer Kogan), Ray Sharkey (Hold-Up Man), Jane Dulo (Purse Owner), Rod Perry (Detective Wilson), Noam Pitlik (Bomber).
Barney tries to talk Fish out of early retirement while searching for a bomber who is blowing up public buildings.

February 6, 1975: Snow Job
Season 1, episode 3
W: Ron Friedman, Danny Arnold, Chris Hayward   D: Richard Kinon

With Paul Lichtman (Paramedic #2), Ron Feinberg (Lyle W. Farber), Richard Stahl (Gross), Ted Noose (Pete), Reid Cruickshanks (Paramedic #1), Jeffrey Kramer (Stick-Up Man).
The squad grapples with guarding a department store payroll and a flasher who attempts suicide in the bathroom.

February 13, 1975: Graft
Season 1, episode 4
W: Danny Arnold, Chris Hayward   D: Noam Pitlik

With Derrel Maury (Newsboy), Dick O'Neill (Inspector Kelly), Buddy Lester (Harry the Bookie).
Barney's men are accused of being on the take when a former detective from his squad becomes a member of Internal Affairs.

February 20, 1975: The Courtesans
Season 1, episode 5
W: Jerry Davis, Danny Arnold, Chris Hayward, Sybil Adelman   D: Noam Pitlik

With Nancy Dussault (Linda Fuller), Naomi Stevens (Donna's Mother), Audrey Christie (Rose), Rosanna DeSoto (Miss del Fuego), Shannon Christie (Donna), Lavell Roby (Miss Duquette), Anne Wyndham (Rachel Miller).
A prostitute threatens to file harassment charges against Wojo; Rachel wants to move into her own apartment.

February 27, 1975: Stakeout
Season 1, episode 6
W: Danny Arnold   D: John Rich

With Florence Stanley (Bernice Fish), Peter Carew (Prospective Tenant), Jo Jo Malone (Brandy), Lucille Meredith (Prospective Tenant), Marjorie Bennett (Mrs. Richline), Lou Jacobi (Harry Tannenbaum), Brett Somers (Mrs. Stavochek), Vic Tayback (Mr. Stavochek), Eddie Barth (Detective DeLuca).
Barney and his men stake-out for a drug drop in an apartment building and fear their cover will be blown. The tenants keep dropping in to visit.

March 6, 1975: Bureaucrat
Season 1, episode 7
W: Richard Baer, Danny Arnold, Chris Hayward   D: Bob Finkel

With David Wayne (E.J. Heiss), Milt Kogan (Officer Kogan), Elliott Reid (Wayne Boley), Claudio Martinez (Manolo Reyes), Milton Selzer (Murray Grossman).
A hard-drinking Washington, D.C. bureaucrat gets loaded and becomes an overnight guest in the squad-room cell.

March 13, 1975: Ms. Cop
Season 1, episode 8
W: Danny Arnold, Chris Hayward   D: Noam Pitlik

With Linda Lavin (Det. Janice Wentworth), Howard Platt (Charles Hackman), Wynn Irwin (Earl Schmidt).
The new lady cop assigned to Barney's precinct does all the typing while the other detectives are out capturing bank robbers.

March 20, 1975: Vigilante
Season 1, episode 9
W: Danny Arnold, Chris Hayward   D: Noam Pitlik

With Milt Kogan (Officer Kogan), Nick Holt (Thief), Gabriel Dell (Al Schreiber), Lee de Broux (Charlie), Marla Gibbs (Mrs. McBee), Titos Vandis (Mr. Escobar).
Chano has to arrest a Puerto Rican vigilante who has been defending the neighborhood from muggers.

March 27, 1975: The Guest
Season 1, episode 10
W: Danny Arnold, Chris Hayward, William Taub   D: Noam Pitlik

With Jack DeLeon (Marty), Milt Kogan (Officer Kogan), Len Ross (Fake Policeman), Herb Edelman (Mr. Schuster), Ed McCready (Telephone Repairman).
Barney must guard a frightened government witness from the syndicate.

April 10, 1975: Escape Artist
Season 1, episode 11
W: Howard Leeds, Danny Arnold, Chris Hayward   D: Noam Pitlik

With Roscoe Lee Browne (Charlie Jeffers), Reid Cruikshanks (Bellevue Attendant), Danny Dayton (Harry), Judson Pratt (Lt. Faraday), Leonard Frey (Roland Gusik).
A prison escape artist is captured and Barney has to hold hm at the station until he's returned to prison.

April 17, 1975: Hair
Season 1, episode 12
W: Ron Pearlman, Danny Arnold, Chris Hayward   D: Allen Baron

With Florence Stanley (Bernice Fish), Charles Fleischer (Floyd Spears), Michael Lembeck (Detective Gardeno), Henry Beckman (Lyman Cooper).
Barney's new man, an unconventional loner with a beard, is rather cool about becoming a member of the team.

May 1, 1975: The Hero
Season 1, episode 13
W: Danny Arnold, Chris Hayward   D: Noam Pitlik

With Todd Bridges (Truman Jackson), Cal Gibson (Mr. Mayflower).
Chano becomes depressed about shooting two men in a bank robbery and Elizabeth, Barney's wife, makes a citizens arrest of an eight-year-old boy.





September 11, 1975: Doomsday
Season 2, episode 1
W: Danny Arnold, Chris Hayward, Arne Sultan   D: Noam Pitlik

With J.J. Barry (Plumber), Steve Landesberg (Father Paul), William Windom (George Webber).
A disgruntled man with a belt of dynamite threatens to blow himself and the squad room sky high unless President Nixon agrees to speak with him.

September 18, 1975: The Social Worker
Season 2, episode 2
W: Danny Arnold, Chris Hayward, Arne Sultan   D: Noam Pitlik

With Alex Henteloff (Arnold Ripner), Art Metrano (Detective Mike Lovatelli), Herbie Faye (Nathan Levine).
Barney is worried when his wife Elizabeth becomes a social worker in the East Bronx.

September 25, 1975: The Layoff
Season 2, episode 3
W: Danny Arnold, Chris Hayward, Arne Sultan   D: Noam Pitlik

With Milt Kogan (Officer Kogan), Oliver Clark (Fur Thief), Bob Dishy (Mr. Shine), Candy Azzara (Miss Lamota), Sandra Deel (Ethel Gorman).
Just as the precinct is experiencing an upsurge in crime, Barney is ordered to suspend three officers as a result of the city's financial crisis. Wojo, Chano and Harris are the three earmarked for unemployment before a last-minute reprieve saves their jobs.

October 2, 1975: Ambush
Season 2, episode 4
W: Danny Arnold, Chris Hayward, Arne Sultan   D: Noam Pitlik

With Milt Kogan (Officer Kogan), David Doyle (Emil Ditka), Dick O'Neill (Detective Kelly).
One of Barney's officers is sidelined by a gunshot wound that proves more embarrassing than painful.

October 9, 1975: Heat Wave
Season 2, episode 5
W: Danny Arnold, Chris Hayward   D: Noam Pitlik

With Linda Lavin (Det. Janice Wentworth), Paul Lichtman (Beckman), Janet Ward (Mrs. Boyle), Peter Elbling (Fresh Talker), Gloria Calomee (Detective Bailey), Angelo Gnazzo (Mugger).
Barney's men resort to wearing dresses during a heat wave to help female detectives catch a rapist.

October 16, 1975: The Arsonist
Season 2, episode 6
W: Tony Sheehan   D: Noam Pitlik

With Jack Somack (Mr. Cotterman), Leonard Stone (Louis Lindquist), Roger Bowen (Francis Lindquist), Steve Franken (Edward Foreman).
Harris looks to psychology for help in finding an arsonist who is plaguing the precinct.

October 23, 1975: Hotel
Season 2, episode 7
W: Danny Arnold, Chris Hayward, Arne Sultan   D: Noam Pitlik

With Linda Lavin (Det. Janice Wentworth), Robert Mandan (Charlie Huntsinger), Adam Arkin (Howard Smith), Queenie Smith (Maid), Beatrice Colen (Miss Heartstone), Joe Medalis (Bellhop), Arnold Soboloff (Lenny Kelso).
Wojo and Wentworth pose as marrieds in order to bust a burglary ring set in a posh hotel.

October 30, 1975: Discovery
Season 2, episode 8
W: Tom Reeder, Danny Arnold, Chris Hayward   D: Lee Bernhardi

With Jack DeLeon (Marty), Ray Stewart (Daryl Driscoll), Philip Sterling (Mr. Buckholtz), Paul Jenkins (Sgt. Forbes), John LaMotta (Bellevue Attendant).
One of Barney's men is accused of extortion by a member of the gay community.

November 13, 1975: You Dirty Rat
Season 2, episode 9
W: Arne Sultan, Danny Arnold, Chris Hayward   D: Noam Pitlik

With Ned Glass (Becker), Franklyn Ajaye (Wendell Frazier), J. Pat O'Malley (Mr. Holliman), Val Bisoglio (Det. Delvecchio).
Ten pounds of marijuana is missing from the 12th precinct, placing everyone under suspicion -- but the culprit turns out to be a rat.

November 20, 1975: Horse Thief
Season 2, episode 10
W: Tony Sheehan   D: Noam Pitlik

With Liam Dunn (Fuzzo), Jack Dodson (Mr. Franklin), Judy Cassmore (Tracy Gifford), Ron Masak (Officer Shriker), Bruce Solomon (Flag Salesman).
A Bicentennial celebration in New York brings out a horse thief, a tourist with an unusual black eye and a hooker selling buttons for $50.

November 27, 1975: Rain
Season 2, episode 11
W: Tony Sheehan   D: Noam Pitlik

With Paul Lichtman (Beckman), Stanley Brock (Arnie), Phil Leeds (Arthur Bloom), Sidney Miller (Jackie Ace), Joseph V. Perry (Gardino).
An endless rain storm, a leaky roof with three feet of water on it and the fear of a cave-in have Barney's men climbing the walls.

December 4, 1975: Fish
Season 2, episode 12
W: Danny Arnold, Chris Hayward, Herbert Baker   D: Noam Pitlik

With Doris Belack (Bernice Fish), Steve Landesberg (Sgt. Arthur Dietrich), Emily Levine (Beverly Fish), Darryl Seamen (Biff Walton).
Fish goes home for lunch for the third time in 30 years when he's put on restricted duty and has to train a new man on the squad.

December 11, 1975: Hot Dogs
Season 2, episode 13
W: Tony Sheehan   D: Lee Bernhardi

With David L. Lander (David Gordon), Jonelle Allen (Officer Turner), Nellie Bellflower (Officer Carney), Howard Honig (Mr. Victor).
Two super-conscientious female police officers bust a college youth for selling marijuana.

December 18, 1975: Protection
Season 2, episode 14
W: Tom Reeder   D: Noam Pitlik

With Jack Somack (Mr. Cotterman), Ralph Manza (Anthony Barelli), Ray Sharkey (David Salas).
A protection racket has started in Barney's precinct because of a rumor that the station is being closed down because of the city's financial distress.

January 8, 1976: Happy New Year
Season 2, episode 15
W: Danny Arnold, Chris Hayward, Arne Sultan   D: Bruce Bilson

With Edith Diaz (Pregnant Shoplifter), John Dullaghan (Pickpocket), Joseph Bova (Michael D. Crowley).
On New Year's Eve, Barney's detectives face an evening of jumpers, drunks, pickpockets and an expectant mother.

January 22, 1976: Sniper
Season 2, episode 16
W: Tom Reeder, Danny Arnold, Chris Hayward   D: Lee Bernhardi

With Jay Robinson (Morton Hackler), Sully Boyar (Mr. Sobel), Charlotte Rae (Mrs. Sobel).
While Fish is handling a family dispute, Wojo is being shot at outside the 12th Precinct.

January 29, 1976: Fear Of Flying
Season 2, episode 17
W: Reinhold Weege   D: Lee Bernhardi

With Charles Murphy (Eugene Woolen), Jack Riley (Frederick Clooney), Valerie Curtin (Gloria Clooney).
Wojo is afraid of flying a prisoner to Cleveland, and a citizen turns in $3,500 that he found.

February 12, 1976: Block Party
Season 2, episode 18
W: Tony Sheehan   D: Noam Pitlik

With Linda Lavin (Det. Janice Wentworth), George Murdock (Lt. Scanlon), Stanley Brock (Burgess), Larry Bishop (Hurley).
Chano and Det. Janice Wentworth are assigned to cover a block party for a union leader, arousing Wojo's jealousy.

February 19, 1976: Massage Parlor
Season 2, episode 19
W: Tony Sheehan   D: Dennis Steinmetz

With Linda Lavin (Det. Janice Wentworth), Florence Halop (Ms. Kleiner), Opal Euard (Mrs. Krause), Meg Wyllie (Mrs. Oppenheimer), Charles Frank (Lance Peterson), Janet Ruff (Mrs. Dexter), Kenneth Tigar (Fletcher).
Det. Janice Wentworth makes an arrest at a massage parlor, and a citizen is mugged by an old lady.

February 26, 1976: The Psychiatrist
Season 2, episode 20
W: Tony Sheehan, Danny Arnold, Chris Hayward   D: Noam Pitlik

With Fred Sadoff (Dr. Esterhazy), Martin Garner (Mr. Frumkus), Madison Mason (Joseph Pretano), Neil J. Schwartz (Lawrence Spiegelglas).
Officer Wojciehowicz is deemed a risk, and unfit to carry a gun, by a police psychiatrist.

March 4, 1976: The Kid
Season 2, episode 21
W: Tony Sheehan, Danny Arnold, Chris Hayward   D: Stan Lathan

With Arny Freeman (Victor Sewell), Charles Murphy (Eugene Woolen), Angelina Estrada (Mrs. Trujillo), Jose Flores (Claudio Trujillo).
Barney suddenly discovers he's broken his foot. Offcier Fish becomes infatuated with the mother of a teenager he arrested.

March 18, 1976: The Mole
Season 2, episode 22
W: Danny Arnold, Chris Hayward, Reinhold Weege   D: Mark Warren

With Ron Carey (Angelo Molinari), Dean Santoro (Philip Schroder), Richard Ramos (Dr. Alvin Craine), Severn Darden (Randolph Cook).
A burglar known as "The Mole" leads Harris and Wojo on a chase through the city sewer system; Fish considers an operation.





September 23, 1976: Evacuation
Season 3, episode 1
W: Danny Arnold   D: Noam Pitlik

With Paul Lichtman (Beckman), Denise Miller (Jilly Papalardo), Kenneth Mars (Officer Callahan), Joe Petrulllo (Krevey).
The third season starts with Officer Fish meeting his match in a girl he picks up for suspected theft, and Wojo inadvertently causing a rumor to be spread about a disaster.

September 30, 1976: Quarantine (1)
Season 3, episode 2
W: Tony Sheehan   D: Lee Bernhardi

With Jack DeLeon (Marty), Ray Stewart (Daryl Driscoll), Paula Shaw (Miss Capshaw), Arthur Peterson (Dr. Freedman), David Darlow (Philip Dupree).
Barney and his men become quarantined at the station after a robbery suspect runs a high fever.

October 7, 1976: Quarantine (2)
Season 3, episode 3
W: Tony Sheehan, Danny Arnold   D: Noam Pitlik

With Jack DeLeon (Marty), Ray Stewart (Daryl Driscoll), Paula Shaw (Miss Capshaw).
A night quarantined at the station becomes an unscheduled encounter session for Barney.

October 14, 1976: Bus Stop
Season 3, episode 4
W: Tony Sheehan, Danny Arnold, Reinhold Weege, Jerry Ross   D: Noam Pitlik

With Florence Halop (Mrs. Pierce), Philip Bruns (Harry Cranston), Candy Azzara (Miss Lambert), Sal Viscuso (Brenner), Howard Honig (Mr. Quentin), Joe George (Bus Driver).
Barney's detectives play host to a busload of people when a hijacked vehicle crashes in the neighborhood.

October 21, 1976: The Election
Season 3, episode 5
W: Tom Reeder   D: Lee Bernhardi

With Brett Somers (Edna Relkie), Richard Venture (Charles Relkie), Gilbert Green (Crippen).
A rich man shoplifting lingerie and a pedestrian being hit by a flying toilet seat are Barney's problems on election night.

October 28, 1976: Werewolf
Season 3, episode 6
W: Reinhold Weege, Tony Sheehan, Danny Arnold, Seymour Blicker   D: Noam Pitlik

With Kenneth Tigar (Stefan Koepeknie), Janet MacLachlan (Nurse Jackson), Queenie Smith (Mrs. Fuller), Jon Lormer (Mr. Fuller).
The flu, a UFO and a "werewolf" give Barney's men a busy night.

November 11, 1976: The Recluse
Season 3, episode 7
W: Reinhold Weege, Danny Arnold   D: Bruce Bilson

With Arnold Soboloff (Graham Roberts), Ivor Francis (Mr. Unger), Denise Miller (Jilly Papalardo), John Cassisi (Victor Kreutzer).
A latter-day prophet claims the end is near; a man who hasn't left his apartment since World War II is brought in for refusing jury duty; two runaway kids appeal to Sgt. Fish for help.

November 18, 1976: Noninvolvement
Season 3, episode 8
W: Reinhold Weege   D: Bruce Bilson

With Alex Henteloff (Arnold Ripner), Oliver Clark (Charles Yusick), Ron Feinberg (Lyle W. Farber), June Gable (Det. Maria Baptista), Lucille Meredith (Mrs. Hanson), Mike Kellin (Al Mitchell).
Wojo arrests a citizen for not stopping a robbery and Baptista, a new woman detective, brings in a flasher.

December 9, 1976: Power Failure
Season 3, episode 9
W: Tony Sheehan, Danny Arnold   D: Noam Pitlik

With Arny Freeman (Mr. Rosten), Paul Lichtman (Beckman), Stefan Gierasch (Charles Foster Keller), Susan Brown (Dr. Fitzgerald).
Barney has problems when the lights go out in the 12th precinct and a female psychologist turns on to him.

December 23, 1976: Christmas Story
Season 3, episode 10
W: Tony Sheehan, Reinhold Weege   D: Bruce Bilson

With John Morgan Evans (Mugger), Nobu McCarthy (Miss Murakami), Jay Gerber (Mr. Craig).
Wojo wants to tell Yemana that his Christmas Eve date is a call girl; Fish dons a red suit to catch a mugger who's targeting Kris Kringles; Luger fishes for an invitation from Barney for Christmas Day.

December 30, 1976: Hash
Season 3, episode 11
W: Tom Reeder   D: Noam Pitlik

With Walter Janovitz (Janusz Makovski), Ed Peck (Officer Slater), George Perina, Michael Tucci (Fred).
Wojo brings hashish-laced brownies his new girlfriend made to the 12th Precinct, getting the detective squad stoned, while an actor and a critic square off with dueling swords.

January 6, 1977: Smog Alert
Season 3, episode 12
W: Reinhold Weege   D: Bruce Bilson

With June Gable (Det. Maria Baptista), Lee Kessler (Renee Pettit), Alan Haufrect (Antoine McCarthy).
Air pollution blankets New York City, and Fish collapses while trying to prevent a young woman's suicide leap from a bridge.

January 13, 1977: Community Relations
Season 3, episode 13
W: Tony Sheehan, Dennis Koenig, Larry Balmagia   D: Noam Pitlik

With Ralph Manza (Mr. Roth), Judson Morgan (Mr. Lukather), Joseph V. Perry (Leonard K. Hauser), David Tress (Frank Pissano).
An evicted tenant greets a landlord with a musket; Barney's charged with harassment when he books a blind shoplifter.

January 20, 1977: The Rand Report
Season 3, episode 14
W: Reinhold Weege   D: Noam Pitlik

With Martin Garner (Steven Himmel), Anna Berger (Mrs. Himmel), John William Evans (Mark Schweikert).
Rather than return one week per month to uniformed patrol, Wojo quits the force.

January 27, 1977: Fire '77
Season 3, episode 15
W: Tony Sheehan   D: Bruce Bilson

With Howard Platt (Lawrence Weiskoff), Russell Shannon (Fireman), Sal Viscuso (Thomas Vitella), K Callan (Gwen Baxter).
Barney and Wojo battle a squad room fire while a church robber wants out of his cell and a young couple consider staying in the station house to complete their "suicide pact".

February 3, 1977: Abduction
Season 3, episode 16
W: Tom Reeder, Tony Sheehan, Reinhold Weege   D: Bruce Bilson

With Florence Stanley (Bernice Fish), David Clennon (Bodhisattva), Rod Colbin (Joe Wheaton), Vivi Janiss (Lois Wheaton), Buddy Lester (Sidney the Bookie), Jane Alice Brandon (Barbara Lynn Wheaton).
The parents of a runaway girl attempt to snatch her from her new religious cult, and Barney has to work out a reconciliation.

February 10, 1977: Sex Surrogate
Season 3, episode 17
W: Tony Sheehan, Dennis Koenig, Larry Balmagia   D: Noam Pitlik

With Doris Roberts (Louise Kaufmann), Eugene Elman (Mr. Kaufmann), Marilyn Sokol (Dr. Lorraine Dooley), Billy Barty (Mr. Resnick).
Weary of waiting for promotion, Levitt announces that he's quitting the force; Barney investigates a sex clinic that borders on prostitution; Harris investigates a rash of crimes ostensibly committed by a juvenile.

February 17, 1977: Moonlighting
Season 3, episode 18
W: Reinhold Weege   D: Noam Pitlik

With John Dullaghan (Sylvester White), Cal Gibson (Del Mitchell), George Pentecost (Rev. Albert Carrey), Jan Stuart Schwartz (Tom Fields).
While Harris struggles to hold down a second job, his 12th Precinct colleagues must cope with a minister who stocks his thrift shop with stolen goods, and a bookmaker who uses a retarded boy as a numbers runner.

February 24, 1977: Asylum
Season 3, episode 19
W: Roland Kibbee, Tony Sheehan, Reinhold Weege, Danny Arnold   D: Alex March

With Jack DeLeon (Marty), David Clennon (Jeffrey Stevens), Ion Teodorescu (Fyodor Jininsky), Michael Panaieff (Andre Bulganov), Louis Zito (Uniform Officer).
Capt. Miller and the detective of the 12th precinct are frustrated in their efforts to protect the rights of a Russian defector.

March 10, 1977: Group Home
Season 3, episode 20
W: Tony Sheehan, Danny Arnold   D: Lee Bernhardi

With Florence Stanley (Bernice Fish), Don Calfa (Mr. DiLucca), Phil Leeds (Lou Hector), Denise Miller (Jilly Papalardo), George Murdock (Master Sgt. J.R. Reville), John Cassisi (Victor Kreutzer), James Cromwell (Sgt. Wilkinson).
An Army recruiting office receives a bomb threat, and Fish disguises himself as a woman to nab a mugger.

March 24, 1977: Strike (1)
Season 3, episode 21
W: Reinhold Weege   D: Jeremiah Morris

With Peter Hobbs (Charlie Prevette), Peggy Pope (Miss Lane).
Capt. Barney Miller and his men weigh the moral and ethical consequences of a threatened New York City police walk-out.

March 31, 1977: Strike (2)
Season 3, episode 22
W: Reinhold Weege, Tony Sheehan, Danny Arnold   D: Danny Arnold

With Peter Hobbs (Charlie Prevette), Peggy Pope (Miss Lane), Joe George (John Blomquist).
Captain Miller, Inspector Luger and Officer Levitt attempt to man the phones and maintain law and order while waiting for the detectives of the 12th Precinct to return to their jobs.





September 15, 1977: Goodbye, Mr. Fish (1)
Season 4, episode 1
W: Reinhold Weege, Danny Arnold   D: Danny Arnold

With Stanley Brock (Bruno Bender), Arny Freeman (Mr. Roaten), Jack Somack (Mr. Cotterman), Gregory V. Karliss (Harold Stimple).
A neighborhood vigilante group runs amok, and Fish is AWOL on the day of his retirement.

September 22, 1977: Goodbye, Mr. Fish (2)
Season 4, episode 2
W: Reinhold Weege   D: Danny Arnold

With Florence Stanley (Bernice Fish), Larry Gelman (Edward Sellers), Timothy Jerome (Harold Sanders).
Det. Phil Fish finally returns from the missing -- but doesn't seem to accept the fact that this is his last day on duty.

September 29, 1977: Bugs
Season 4, episode 3
W: Dennis Koenig, Larry Balmagia, Tony Sheehan   D: David Swift

With Mari Gorman (Roberta Kerlin), Robert Costanzo (Bill Kerlin), Paula Shaw (Miss Capshaw), Sammy Smith (Keller), Lavelle Roby (Miss Duquette).
An exterminator finds bugs in the precinct station -- the electronic kind.

October 6, 1977: Corporation
Season 4, episode 4
W: Lee H. Grant, Tony Sheehan, Danny Arnold   D: Hal Linden

With David Dukes (Brad Laneer), Fran Ryan (Mrs. Hirsch), Vernon Weddle (Alvin Trager).
A quixotic environmentalist who calls himself "The Hawk" faces the high-priced lawyer hired by the chemical plant he's been vandalizing.

October 20, 1977: Burial
Season 4, episode 5
W: Michael Russnow   D: Danny Arnold

With Sy Kramer (Nelson Hubbard), Jack Kruschen (Julius Wittnauer).
An irate mortuary owner reports he's been assaulted and that his latest "client" has been stolen from the funeral parlor. Detective Fish, visiting the precinct, is pressed into service to help solve the riddle of the disappearing corpse.

October 27, 1977: Copy Cat
Season 4, episode 6
W: Douglas Wyman, Tony Sheehan   D: Jeremiah Morris

With Don Calfa (Angelo Dodi), Norman Bartold (Roy Jenkins), John Dullaghan (Harold Durrell), Don Sherman (Mr. Boston).
Detective Yemana's preoccupation with television provides a crucial break in solving the M.O. of a felon plaguing the 12th Precinct.

November 3, 1977: Blizzard
Season 4, episode 7
W: Tony Sheehan   D: Danny Arnold

With Alex Henteloff (Arnold Ripner), Lou Cutell (Jerome Grodin), Lewis Charles (Leo Lujak), Tom Henschel (Eugene LaSalle).
When New York City is stalled by a major snowstorm, the 12th Precinct is plagued by a dead man, an irate lawyer, and a citizen who claims the next ice age is here.

November 17, 1977: The Chase
Season 4, episode 8
W: Tom Reeder, Danny Arnold, Reinhold Weege   D: Jeremiah Morris

With George Murdock (Lt. Scanlon), Luis Avalos (Antonio Mione), Marya Small (Sheila Rosen), Joey Aresco (Brando), George Loros (Glynn).
While Wojo careens around the city in a commandeered cab, the detectives back at the precinct house have to cope with an undercover investigation by internal affairs.

November 24, 1977: Thanksgiving Story
Season 4, episode 9
W: Reinhold Weege   D: David Swift

With Anita Dangler (Ana Rada), Tom Lacy (Ed Gerrity), Susan Davis (Nurse Krewson), Ted Schwartz (Kenny Brewer), Charles Lucia (Dukane), Kip King (Paul Powell), Ian Wolfe (Rudolf Biederman), George Skaff (Dr. Engels).
Capt. Miller and his crew spend the holiday dealing with colorful AWOLs from a mental hospital.

December 1, 1977: Tunnel
Season 4, episode 10
W: Tony Sheehan, Michael Russnow   D: David Swift

With Leonard Stone (Burton Shaw), J.J. Barry (Leroy Kreutzer), Jay Gerber (Howard Gabriel).
Wojo is buried alive after a tunnel collapses on a burglar who is burrowing towards the diamond exchange; the precinct's phones go dead; Harris still hasn't found an apartment.

December 15, 1977: Atomic Bomb
Season 4, episode 11
W: Tom Reeder, Reinhold Weege   D: Noam Pitlik

With Phil Leeds (Harry Kruger), Al Ruscio (Mr. Selditz), Karl Bruck (Dr. Bauer), Stephen Pearlman (Sgt. Kavanaugh), Will Seltzer (James Thayer), John Getz (William McKuen), Helen Verbit (Evelyn Kruger), Ron Colbin (Mr. Swanson).
The squad faces the task of defusing a student-built nuclear device -- and tangles with the bomb squad, the FBI and the local cryogenic society.

January 5, 1978: The Bank
Season 4, episode 12
W: Tony Sheehan   D: Noam Pitlik

With Sandy Sprung (Miss Bateman), Peter Jurasik (Philip Hamel), Jodie Mann (Arlene Hamel), John LaMotta (Moving Van Driver).
A man charges a sperm bank with murder after the lab unwittingly destroys the man's last sample, Luger passes along some rumors, and Wojo suffers the holiday blues.

January 12, 1978: The Ghost
Season 4, episode 13
W: Reinhold Weege   D: Lee Bernhardi

With Kenneth Tigar (Elliot Porter), Nehemiah Persoff (Carl Simms), Titos Vandis (Mr. Sefanos), Caroline McWilliams (Tricia Morgan).
Demonic possession, an illegal alien, and an accountant with a pocketful of grass keep the precinct hopping.

January 19, 1978: Appendicitis
Season 4, episode 14
W: Tony Sheehan   D: Noam Pitlik

With Jack Bernardi (Abel Kleiner), Michael Durrell (Howard Altman), Nick Klar (Victor Jurasic), Jade McCall (Ambulance Attendant), Jerry D'Emelio (Ambulance Attendant).
Yemana is hospitalized with appendicitis; the cage is a stopping-off place for a sugar addict and an aging bounty hunter.

January 26, 1978: Rape
Season 4, episode 15
W: Dennis Koenig   D: Noam Pitlik

With Linda Dano (Leslie Dornan), Michael Pataki (Marvin Lindsay), Joyce Jameson (Catherine Lindsay), William Bogert (Neil Korchak), Dick Balduzzi (Mr. Duggan), Harvey Gold (Ross).
A woman charges her husband with rape, while the officers chase a robber who dresses like a priest.

February 2, 1978: Eviction (1)
Season 4, episode 16
W: Tom Reeder, Reinhold Weege   D: Noam Pitlik

With Rosanna DeSoto (Elena Elezando), Felipe Turich (Jorge Rodriguez), Donna Baccala (Amnesia Victim), Dave Madden (Clayton Walsh).
Barney is suspended when he refuses to enforce an eviction notice.

February 9, 1978: Eviction (2)
Season 4, episode 17
W: Tom Reeder, Reinhold Weege   D: Noam Pitlik

With Dave Madden (Clayton Walsh), Bruce Kirby (Lt. Rossmore), John Clavin (Lt. Vogel), Rosanna DeSoto (Elena Elezando), Felipe Turich (Jorge Rodriguez), Donna Baccala (Sister Jennifer DiLucca).
Refusing to enforce an eviction order lands Capt. Miller in the departmental doghouse, and the men of the 12th Precinct are faced with making a full-scale assault on the rundown hotel.

February 23, 1978: Wojo's Problem
Season 4, episode 18
W: Tony Sheehan   D: Max Gail

With Mari Gorman (Detective Rosslyn Licori), Stanley Brock (Bruno Bender), Ray Girardin (Vince Licori), Henry Slate (Louis Frankel).
While Wojo wrestles with his flagging love life, Barney is puzzled by the arrival of a new detective -- an attractive young woman.

March 2, 1978: Quo Vadis?
Season 4, episode 19
W: Tony Sheehan   D: Alex March

With John Dullaghan (Milt Loftus), Ivy Bethune (Miss Jacobs), Barbara Barrie (Elizabeth Miller), John O'Leary (Mr. Levant).
Barney uncovers the real reason behind a woman's vehement insistence that a nude-painting exhibit at a local art gallery be shut down.

March 23, 1978: Hostage
Season 4, episode 20
W: Reinhold Weege   D: Hal Linden

With Oliver Clark (Vern Bidell), Don Calfa (Leon Bidell), Mari Gorman (Officer Rosslyn Licori), Earle Towne (Oscar Leeds), Alix Elias (Louise Helton).
Harris finally finds an apartment in the Village; a ventriloquist insists he's not responsible for his dummy's insensitive remarks; a prisoner holds the detectives at gunpoint.

May 4, 1978: Evaluation
Season 4, episode 21
W: Larry Balmagia, Reinhold Weege   D: Noam Pitlik

With Mari Gorman (Officer Rosslyn Licori), Richard Libertini (Mr. 1223), Eugene Elman (Eddie Schuman), Kay Medford (Irene Schuman), Larry Block (Russell Schuman), Garn Stephens (Susan Schuman-Edwards).
In order to look good in the individual proficiency reports which Captain Miller is filing, the detectives of the 12th Precinct go on a crime-hunting spree.

May 11, 1978: The Sighting
Season 4, episode 22
W: Tony Sheehan   D: Alex March

With Peter Hobbs (Phillip Brauer), Doris Roberts (Harriet Brauer), Jack Bannon (Capt. Donnelly).
A man liquidates all of his assets into gold, much to his wife's dismay; Wojo claims he saw a UFO over Staten Island.

May 18, 1978: Inauguration
Season 4, episode 23
W: Reinhold Weege, Carol Gary   D: Alex March

With Philip Sterling (Noel Cadey), Florence Halop (Evelyn Holly), Dino Natali (Officer Zitelli), Basil Hoffman (Allen Korbel).
A man threatens to leap from a building into the mayoral parade; Harris does some extensive soul searching when he's offered a job on the mayor's security team.





September 14, 1978: Kidnapping
Season 5, episode 1
W: Reinhold Weege, Danny Arnold, Tony Sheehan   D: Noam Pitlik

With Fred Sadoff (Mr. Wilmore), Barrie Youngfellow (Marsha Dixon), Beverly Sanders (Lorraine Siegel), Todd Susman (Andrew Siegel), Ralph Manza (Eddie Blake), John O'Connell (FBI Agent Martin), Stefan Gierasch (Andrew Glansman).
Season premiere. The men of New York City's 12th Precinct try to solve the kidnapping of a department store heiress.

September 21, 1978: The Search
Season 5, episode 2
W: Bob Colleary, Tony Sheehan   D: Noam Pitlik

With Arny Freeman (Milton Holly / Mr. Science), Jenny O'Hara (Teresa Schnable), Bruce Kirby (Franklin Claymore).
When a young woman breaks into a men's bathhouse to confront her missing father after a 28-year search, his refusal to admit he's her father adds to a commotion that lands them both in the 12th Precinct stationhouse.

September 28, 1978: Dog Days
Season 5, episode 3
W: Reinhold Weege   D: Noam Pitlik

With Rosalind Cash (Carolyn Slade), Joseph V. Perry (Joseph Lasorda), John Lawlor (Dog Catcher).
After a painful case of bite and run, Wojo faces the prospect of rabies unless he can overcome his fear of needles.

October 5, 1978: The Baby Broker
Season 5, episode 4
W: Tony Sheehan   D: Noam Pitlik

With Fredric Cook (Harold Adelman), Phoebe Dorin (Harriet Adelman), Michael Durrell (Philip Kubrick), Ivor Francis (Professor Henry McDowell), Martine Getty (Ana Schlesinger).
A German girl attempts to flee the country rather than surrender her baby to a broker's clients; Levitt turns to stimulants to aid in his self-imposed thirty-six hour shift.

October 12, 1978: Accusation
Season 5, episode 5
W: Wally Dalton, Shelley Zellman   D: Max Gail

With George Murdock (Lt. Scanlon), Eugene Elman (Rabbi Greenblatt), Ruth Warshawsky (Ruthie Greenblatt), Michael Tucci (Rubin), Miriam Byrd-Nethery (Doris Whittaker).
An accusation of an indiscretion on the part of Dietrich leads to a visit from the gleeful Lieutenant Scanlon of Internal Affairs; Yemana books a rabbi who is running a gambling casino in his synagogue.

October 19, 1978: The Prisoner
Season 5, episode 6
W: Reinhold Weege, Wally Dalton, Shelley Zellman   D: Noam Pitlik

With Peggy Pope (Frances Newbound), Jeff Corey (Ralph Timmons), Bruce Glover (Fred Denton), Henry Jones (Father Clement).
The prime suspect in a rash of burglaries turns out to be a 3-year-old corpse.

November 2, 1978: Loan Shark
Season 5, episode 7
W: Tony Sheehan   D: Noam Pitlik

With Mario Roccuzzo (George Willis), Larry B. Scott (Leland Turner), Boris Aplon (Leo Fallon), Lewis Charles (Nicolas Dellarosa).
Barney notes some uncharacteristic behavior from Yemana; a client can't get a tattoo artist to remove his work; Harris books a youthful loan shark

November 9, 1978: The Vandal
Season 5, episode 8
W: Dennis Koenig, Tony Sheehan   D: Noam Pitlik

With Christopher Lloyd (Arnold Scully), Jay Gerber (Lawrence Snepp), Howard Honig (Lloyd Edelson).
A vandal tears up the station house and leaves a note that he's out to get Barney.

November 30, 1978: The Harris Incident
Season 5, episode 9
W: Wally Dalton, Shelley Zellman, Reinhold Weege   D: Noam Pitlik

With Ed Peck (Officer Slater), Michael Lombard (Stanford Whitney), Marilyn Chris (Ruth Whitney), Rick Waln (Officer Darvec).
Detective Harris is outraged when he is mistaken for a robber by two uniformed policemen who fire at him and arrest him.

December 7, 1978: The Radical
Season 5, episode 10
W: Tony Sheehan   D: Noam Pitlik

With Corey Fischer (Jonathan Dodd / Gerald Morris), Stuart Pankin (Burglar), Craig Richard Nelson (Arnold Moraz), Sam Ingraffia (Ambulance Attendant).
Wojo collars a radical who's been in hiding since the 1960s.

December 14, 1978: Toys
Season 5, episode 11
W: Wally Dalton, Shelley Zellman, Tony Sheehan   D: Noam Pitlik

With Walter Janovitz (Stefan Metterling), Barbara Barrie (Elizabeth Miller), Zachary Berger (Nathan Berman), Sydney Lassick (Arnold Cummings), Gregory V. Karliss (Clyde Perry).
Barney is reunited with his wife while his detectives deal with a claustrophobic robber and two feuding toy manufacturers.

January 4, 1979: The Indian
Season 5, episode 12
W: Reinhold Weege   D: Noam Pitlik

With Phil Leeds (Horace Chandler), Dino Natali (Officer Zitelli), Charles White Eagle (George Tenfingers), Richard Stahl (Philip Owens), Alix Elias (Maggie DuBois).
Barney and his men clash with an elderly Indian who is determined to make Central Park his burial ground.

January 11, 1979: Voice Analyzer
Season 5, episode 13
W: James Bonnet, Rheinhold Weege   D: Noam Pitlik

With George Murdock (Lt. Scanlon), Philip Roth (Mr. Sanders), Allan Rich (Mr. Ramsen), Barry Pearl (Mario Pellegrini).
Reports of police corruption cause Barney and his men to be investigated by the Internal Affairs Division.

January 18, 1979: The Spy
Season 5, episode 14
W: Tony Sheehan   D: Noam Pitlik

With Stanley Brock (Bruno Binder), Philip Sterling (Mitchell Warner), Flip Reade (Leslie Phillips), Estelle Omens (Felice Douglas).
An unemployed CIA agent becomes convinced that Barney and his detectives are undercover hit men.

January 25, 1979: Wojo's Girl
Season 5, episode 15
W: Danny Arnold, Tony Sheehan   D: Noam Pitlik

With Peter Hobbs (Phillip Brauer), Doris Roberts (Harriet Brauer), Darlene Parks (Nancy), Michael Conrad (Col. Dundee), Philip Bruns (Frank Mallory), Lewis Arquette (Nells Finney).
Wojo is torn between the freedom of bachelorhood and his affections for a fallen woman.

February 1, 1979: Middle Age
Season 5, episode 16
W: Reinhold Weege, Danny Arnold   D: Noam Pitlik

With Richard Libertini (Richard Perito), Nehemiah Persoff (Yacov Berger), Raleigh Bond (Herbie Glass), Kres Mersky (Mrs. Perito).
Barney finds his peaceful transition into middle age destroyed by his men's concern for his physical and mental health.

February 8, 1979: The Counterfeiter
Season 5, episode 17
W: Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein, Reinhold Weege   D: Max Gail

With Al Ruscio (Sidney Becker), J. Pat O'Malley (Walt Hathaway), Jack Riley (Robert Lavelle), George Pentecost (Dr. Boudreau), Susan Davis (Lisa Lavelle).
Harris milks a wily counterfeiter for his life story; a man takes exception to a plastic surgeon's work on his wife.

February 15, 1979: Open House
Season 5, episode 18
W: Wally Dalton, Shelley Zellman, Tony Sheehan   D: Noam Pitlik

With John Dullaghan (Ray Brewer), Allan Miller (Dr. Bickman), David Fresco (Bum), Carmen Filpi (Fabiani), Christopher Lloyd (Vincent Carew).
The 12th Precinct hosts an open house, attracting only vagrants; Barney's joy at moving back home is cut short by the hotel manager that refuses to refund him his upcoming month's rent; Wojo and Harris try to get a lead on an arsonist.

March 1, 1979: Identity
Season 5, episode 19
W: Tom Reeder   D: Noam Pitlik

With Jack Somack (Mr. Cotterman), Don Calfa (Calvin J. Kendall), David Clennon (Chester Monahan), Kip King (Nicholas Baskin).
An air traffic controller goes berserk and tries to "land" passengers single file from the city's subways.

March 15, 1979: Computer Crime
Season 5, episode 20
W: Calvin Kelly   D: Max Gail

With Rod Colbin (Michael Harvey), Mabel King (Mother Zilla), Barry Gordon (Stanley Fine), Roger Aaron Brown (Dr. Keeling).
A computer firm has difficulty retrieving embezzled funds; an educated young man claims to be under the influence of a voodoo curse; Barney's reconciliation dinner with his wife is postponed.

May 10, 1979: Graveyard Shift
Season 5, episode 21
W: Tony Sheehan   D: Noam Pitlik

With Paul L. Smith (Leon Stipanich), Raymond Singer (Phillip Bart), Lee Kessler (Natalie Blier).
Barney and his crew face the late shift with a man who believes that he is being frequented by a succubus and an irate tourist.

May 17, 1979: Jack Soo, A Retrospective
Season 5, episode 22
D: Noam Pitlik

The cast commemorate the late Jack Soo, who portrayed Detective Yemana, with clips from various episodes he appeared in.





September 13, 1979: Inquisition
Season 6, episode 1
W: Tony Sheehan   D: Noam Pitlik

With Norman Bartold (Jack Corwin), Dino Natali (Officer Zitelli), George Murdock (Lt. Scanlon), David Darlow (Burglar), Peter Jurasik (George Alsop).
An unsigned letter from a 12th Precinct officer disclosing some shocking personal information throws Barney and his squad into a turmoil.

September 20, 1979: The Photographer
Season 6, episode 2
W: Bob Colleary   D: Noam Pitlik

With Phil Leeds (Gilbert Lettier), Anita Dangler (Louise Meyers), Sal Viscuso (Joseph Beatty), Kenneth Tigar (Jesus Christ).
A drug pusher who is outraged by being arrested by a short cop and a man claiming to be Jesus Christ liven up the 12th Precinct.

September 27, 1979: Vacation
Season 6, episode 3
W: Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein   D: Noam Pitlik

With Jack Bernardi (Abner Gelman), Bruce Kirby (Frank Rossman), Ben Slack (Leo Rossman).
Two brothers arguing over a kidney donation, a troublesome vacation schedule, and a rash of false alarms keep Barney and his men busy.

October 4, 1979: The Brother
Season 6, episode 4
W: Wally Dalton, Shelley Zellman   D: Noam Pitlik

With John Christy Ewing (Brother Thomas Kelvin), Elise Caitlin (Denise Strauss), Gary Imhoff (Joseph Hutton).
Dietrich, dressed as a woman, goes out on mugging detail while Wojo searches for a man who vanished en route to taking his final vows as a monk.

October 18, 1979: The Slave
Season 6, episode 5
W: Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein   D: Noam Pitlik

With Peg Shirley (Arlene Kenton), Stanley Kamel (Lance Parks), Sumant (William Nu), Manu Tupou (Philip Azari).
Barney gets caught in the middle when Harris and Wojo learn that a U.N. delegate's chauffeur is a slave, and they demand that he be set free.

November 1, 1979: Strip Joint
Season 6, episode 6
W: Jaie Brashar, Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein   D: Noam Pitlik

With Walter Janovitz (Ivan Kessler), Todd Susman (Edward Yaekel), Diana Canova (Stephanie Wolf), James Cromwell (Neil Spencer), Rosanna DeSoto (Theresa Tasco).
Two topless dancers from a government-owned strip joint and a man who claims he will burst into flames warm up the 12th Precinct.

November 8, 1979: The Bird
Season 6, episode 7
W: Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein   D: Noam Pitlik

With Martin Garner (Samuel Tragash), Miriam Byrd-Nethery (Myrna Dunbar), Michael Lombard (Walter Elkins).
Harris is disturbed by his co-workers' response to the news that his book about the precinct is about to be published.

November 22, 1979: The Desk
Season 6, episode 8
W: Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein   D: Noam Pitlik

With Fred Sadoff (Dr. Prentice), Jeff Corey (Caleb Webber), Alex Henteloff (Arnold Ripner), Don Calfa (Gilbert Lesco).
A former master criminal becomes a walking zombie following his lobotomy; a man is unable to use the telephone after being mugged because he's Amish.

December 6, 1979: The Judge
Season 6, episode 9
W: Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein, Tony Sheehan   D: Noam Pitlik

With Peggy Pope (Lois Markham), Philip Sterling (Judge Gibson).
Wojo brings in a judge who used his gavel on a lawyer's head.

December 13, 1979: The DNA Story
Season 6, episode 10
W: Rich Reinhart   D: Noam Pitlik

With Kay Medford (Mitzi Kamen), Stefan Gierasch (Dr. Burlson), A Martinez (Claudio Ortez), Jack Kruschen (Rudolph Kamen), Raymond Singer (Dr. Rubin).
A woman claims that her husband has disappeared and a robot has taken his place.

December 27, 1979: The Dentist
Season 6, episode 11
W: Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein   D: Noam Pitlik

With Oliver Clark (Dentist), Jenny O'Hara (Sgt. Holly Scofield), Arthur Malet (Henry Creighton), Estelle Omens (Evelyn Swofford).
Barney assigns a female detective with a toothache to investigate a dentist accused of fooling around with a sedated female patient.

January 3, 1980: People's Court
Season 6, episode 12
W: Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein   D: Noam Pitlik

With Rod Colbin (Charles Bogert), Ralph Manza (Mr. Roth), Michael Tucci (Rizzo), Helen Verbit (Stella Neimier), Howard Honig (Donald Ganz), Judson Morgan (Mr. Lukather).
Weary of an uncooperative populace, a census taker goes to drastic measures to make a head count; beleaguered apartment dwellers band together and capture a burglar.

January 10, 1980: Vanished (1)
Season 6, episode 13
W: Tony Sheehan, Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein   D: Noam Pitlik

With John Dullaghan (Ray Brewer), Elaine Giftos (Laura Kirgo).
Vagrant Ray returns to report his fellow bums' disappearances; a woman wishes to have a child with a surrogate father and is considering Dietrich and Wojo.

January 17, 1980: Vanished (2)
Season 6, episode 14
W: Tony Sheehan, Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein   D: Noam Pitlik

With John Dullaghan (Ray Brewer), Leonard Frey (Alfred Royce), David Fresco (Monty), Elaine Giftos (Laura Kirgo).
Harris disappears while undercover as a vagrant; Luger elects to be demoted rather than to retire.

January 24, 1980: The Child Stealers
Season 6, episode 15
W: Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein   D: Noam Pitlik

With Jack DeLeon (Marty), Ray Stewart (Darryl Driscoll), Dino Natali (Officer Zatelli), Richard Libertini (Adam Boyer), Joanna Miles (Mrs. Driscoll).
A self-proclaimed time traveler tells Harris to fine tune his stock portfolio; Marty's divorced gentleman friend Mr. Driscoll attempts to reclaim his son by abducting him from the school playground.

January 31, 1980: Guns
Season 6, episode 16
W: Rich Reinhart, Tony Sheehan, Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein   D: Noam Pitlik

With Mario Roccuzzo (Vincent Turso), Jack Dodson (Mr. Vogel), David Paymer (Felix Morrissey), Madison Arnold (Joseph Osborne).
Wojo fears that a despondent Luger is planning to do himself in; a man seeking to reclaim his television set robs the police vault; a rash of bizarre robberies leads to an eccentric gun collector.

February 7, 1980: Uniform Days
Season 6, episode 17
W: Richard Beban, Judith Nielsen   D: Noam Pitlik

With Leonard Stone (William MacDonald), Stuart Pankin (Alex Fleischer), Michael Alaimo (Michael Fantino).
The detectives observe the annual department-mandated ritual of wearing their uniforms -- except for Harris who shows up in his usual natty street clothes.

February 28, 1980: Dietrich's Arrest (1)
Season 6, episode 18
W: Tony Sheehan, Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein   D: Noam Pitlik

With George Murdock (Lt. Scanlon), Peter Hobbs (Roy McManus), Candy Azzara (Audrey McManus).
A lottery winner dispenses of the prize money by tossing it out a window; Sgt. Dietrich is arrested for his off-duty participation at an anti-nuclear rally; Barney discovers he can't afford his condo-converted apartment.

March 6, 1980: Dietrich's Arrest (2)
Season 6, episode 19
W: Tony Sheehan, Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein   D: Noam Pitlik

With George Murdock (Lt. Scanlon), Allan Miller (Nelson Haskell), Kay Medford (Liz Wakeman).
Harris gets the unenviable task of booking his colleague Dietrich, whose arrest prompts a visit from Internal Affairs; a nuclear engineer is brought in for dousing the anti-nuke rally participants with atomic water.

March 27, 1980: The Architect
Season 6, episode 20
W: Tony Sheehan, Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein   D: Noam Pitlik

With David Clennon (Howard Speer), Norman Bartold (Bob Schuyler), Paul Lieber (Gunman), Chu Chu Malave (Gunman), Jesse Aragon (Joseph Vella).
A disgruntled architect decides to improve on his building -- by blowing it up.

May 1, 1980: The Inventor
Season 6, episode 21
W: Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein, Tony Sheehan   D: Noam Pitlik

With Arny Freeman (Herbert Emery), Dan Frazer (Dr. Kramer), Ben Piazza (John Essex).
The squad tries hypnosis on Wojo to uncover the name of a felon that he has forgotten, during which the officer makes unflattering remarks about his colleagues; an inventor steals the plans for his own creation.

May 8, 1980: Fog
Season 6, episode 22
W: Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein, Tony Sheehan   D: Noam Pitlik

With J.J. Barry (Fred Bauer), Sydney Lassick (Victor Carse), Robert Levine (Howard Kimbro), William Dillard (Jennings).
Barney is down in the dumps when he is passed over again for deputy inspector.





October 30, 1980: Homicide (1)
Season 7, episode 1
W: Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein   D: Noam Pitlik

With Jack Dodson (Henry St. Martin), Harold J. Stone (Steven Haddad), Marjorie Bennett (Mrs. Stratton), Tricia O'Neil (Alex Kramer), Allyn Ann McLerie (Harriet Shulton), Al Ruscio (Mr. Roth), Jack Somack (Mr. Cotterman), Johnny Silver (Kingman).
When the NYPD restructures its precincts as specialty squads, Inspector Luger pulls some strings and gets the 12th assigned as a homicide squad. Business is good; a man murders his barber and a woman hires a hit man to kill her husband -- then changes her mind.

November 6, 1980: Homicide (2)
Season 7, episode 2
W: Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein   D: Noam Pitlik

With Jack Dodson (Henry St. Martin), Ben Piazza (David Shulton), Jack Somack (Mr. Cotterman), Harold J. Stone (Steven Haddad), Allyn Ann McLerie (Harriet Shulton), Michael Alaimo (Vincent Sykes), Tricia O'Neil (Alex Kramer).
Harris woos the precinct's crime photographer, while Dietrich tracks down the hit man's intended target; Barney's frustration boils over when the new homicide-only edict results in the death of an old friend.

November 13, 1980: The Delegate
Season 7, episode 3
W: Jim Tisdale   D: Noam Pitlik

With Phil Leeds (Officer Nash), Bob Dishy (Richard Milford), Bonnie Bartlett (Ellen Milford), Don Sherman (Mr. Turner), Tom Henschel (Edmund Lasky).
A drunk and disorderly turns out to be a delegate from the 1976 Democratic convention; Barney discovers a problem with the newly assigned Officer Nash -- he's not a cop.

November 27, 1980: Dorsey
Season 7, episode 4
W: Tony Sheehan   D: Noam Pitlik

With Paul Lieber (Det. Eric Dorsey), Michael Lombard (Kenneth Pryor), Darrell Zwerling (Bill Adelson), Cal Gibson (Mr. King), Andrew Bloch (Edward Devoe).
The new detective is convinced that his compatriots are on the take and asks to be dealt out.

December 11, 1980: Agent Orange
Season 7, episode 5
W: Tony Sheehan   D: Noam Pitlik

With Peter Hobbs (Phillip Brauer), Paul Lieber (Det. Eric Dorsey), Doris Roberts (Harriet Brauer), Michael Currie (John Fulton), Joe Regalbuto (Peter Rankin), Louis Giambalvo (Gerald Serrano), Robert Phalen (Capt. Dupre).
Another domestic dispute at the Brauer household occurs when their apartment building becomes "clothing optional"; Wojo takes a personal interest in the plight of a fellow vet whose crime spree may be a result of the Agent Orange chemical.

December 18, 1980: Call Girl
Season 7, episode 6
W: Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein   D: Noam Pitlik

With Paul Lieber (Det. Eric Dorsey), Arthur Malet (Malcolm Gower), Paul Kent (Ray Athens), Tasha Zemrus (Rhonda Haleck), Sarina Grant (Lenore DuBois), Nancy Bleier (Christine Scott).
Dorsey takes a protective intereste in a young prostitute; Harris is getting stock tips from another one; and Dietrich is tempted by all of them despite his experiments with celibacy.

January 8, 1981: Resignation
Season 7, episode 7
W: Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein   D: Noam Pitlik

With Mario Roccuzzo (Ira Russo), Allan Rich (Leonard), Steve Franken (Edward Novak), Peter Elbling (Jordan Heath).
Dietrich, stricken with guilt when he shoots a felon, tenders his resignation; a playwright assaults an incompetent actor.

January 15, 1981: Field Associate
Season 7, episode 8
W: Jordan Moffet   D: Noam Pitlik

With Florence Halop (Karen Golden), Jeffrey Tambor (William Klein), Ned Glass (Stanley Golden).
Someone is sending specific information on transgressions of the men to Internal Affairs; Harris sets up a reunion between an elderly cat burglar and the wife who reported him missing years ago.

January 22, 1981: Movie (1)
Season 7, episode 9
W: Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein   D: Noam Pitlik

With George Murdock (Lt. Scanlon), Arny Freeman (Philip Helm), Dino Natali (Officer Zitelli), Dennis Howard (Jed Brinkman).
Harris is assigned to direct a pornographic movie; an old-time radio newsman assaults a vacuous television anchor.

January 29, 1981: Movie (2)
Season 7, episode 10
W: Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein   D: Noam Pitlik

With Ralph Manza (Mr. Roth), J.J. Barry (Arthur Duncan), Norman Bartold (Carl Bernie), Jay Gerber (Howard Fuller), Ralph Manza (Leon Roth).
A blind mugging victim and an overzealous charity collector are among the disparate audience members at the screening of Harris' overbudget film.

February 5, 1981: The Psychic
Season 7, episode 11
W: Tony Sheehan, Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein   D: Noam Pitlik

With Fred Sadoff (Ronald Hanna), Kenneth Tigar (Philip Pollock), Rod Colbin (Mr. Joyce), Larry Hankin (Earl Kelso), Robert Burgos (John Gittes).
An accused mugger claims that he was answering a psychic vision; a language professor takes vandalistic umbrage to a grammatically incorrect billboard.

February 12, 1981: Stormy Weather
Season 7, episode 12
W: Nat Mauldin   D: Noam Pitlik

With Robert Costanzo (Ed Foronjy), Seymour Bernstein (Lucas), Phyllis Frelich (Madeline Schaefer).
A deaf woman is arrested for prostitution; Barney anxiously awaits news of Wojo, who dove into the Hudson River in pursuit of a looter.

February 19, 1981: The Librarian
Season 7, episode 13
W: Tony Sheehan, Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein   D: Noam Pitlik

With Allan Miller (William Collins), Titos Vandis (Stefan Beruit), Miriam Byrd-Nethery (Louise Austin), Zachary Berger (Werner Zelinka), James Gallery (Neil Pomerantz).
A serious tone pervades this episode about a gypsy and his harassment of the owner of a novelty store; on the lighter side, a librarian takes extreme measures to ensure quiet amongst the stacks.

February 26, 1981: Rachel
Season 7, episode 14
W: Tony Sheehan, Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein   D: Homer Powell

With Alex Henteloff (Arnold Ripner), Stanley Brock (Bruno Bender), Anne Wyndham (Rachel Miller), Chu Chu Malave (Joseph Rubio).
Ripner is suing Harris over the lawyer's portrayal in the detective's novel; Wojo asks Barney's daughter out on a date; a sporting-goods storeowner takes the law into his own hands.

March 12, 1981: Contempt (1)
Season 7, episode 15
W: Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein   D: Noam Pitlik

With Larry Gelman (Sidney Bouton), Maggie Brown (Lt. Melinda Holly), William Windom (Voice of Cellmate), Jack Murdock (Officer Perelli), Dale Robinette (Matt Hagan).
A restaurant may have refused a man service because of his appearance; Barney won't name an informant so he's charged with contempt of court.

March 19, 1981: Contempt (2)
Season 7, episode 16
W: Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein   D: Noam Pitlik

With George Murdock (Lt. Scanlon), J.J. Barry (Arthur Duncan), William Windom (Voice of Cellmate), Maggie Brown (Lt. Melinda Holly), John Dullaghan (Ray Brewer), Jack Murdock (Officer Perelli).
While Barney spends the night in jail, the squad room is left in the natty hands of Sergeant Harris.

March 26, 1981: The Doll
Season 7, episode 17
W: Tony Sheehan   D: Noam Pitlik

With Oliver Clark (Eugene Corbett), Philip Bruns (Elvin Swift), Dee Croxton (Christine Lawson), A Martinez (Joseph Montoya).
An expensive doll is abducted for ransom; a man claims he was swindled in exchange for a ticket on the space shuttle; Luger informs Barney that he's in his will.

April 9, 1981: Lady And The Bomb
Season 7, episode 18
W: Lee H. Grant   D: Noam Pitlik

With Peggy Pope (Doris Carlisle), Abe Vigoda (Phil Fish), Howard Mann (Lou Carlisle), Judson Morgan (Frederick Houston), James Murtaugh (Ron Giles), Ben Freedman (Milton Corshak).
The verdict is in on the Harris/Ripner libel suit, and a woman threatens to blow up the squad room with a homemade bomb. What better time for Detective Fish to drop by for a visit?

April 30, 1981: Riot
Season 7, episode 19
W: Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein   D: Noam Pitlik

With Howard Platt (Bill Nelson), Nehemiah Persoff (Yacov Burger), Susan Tolsky (Wendy Nelson), Pat McNamara (Roland Kent), Victor Brandt (Mugger).
Luger takes a small disturbance with the Hassidic community and turns it into a full-scale riot; the squad discovers a survivalist couple setting up housekeeping in the sewers.

May 7, 1981: The Vests
Season 7, episode 20
W: Nat Mauldin   D: Noam Pitlik

With Don Calfa (Arthur Thompson), Alice Hirson (Dorothy St. Clair), Warren Munson (John Norvis).
The detectives are reluctant to wear their new bulletproof vests; Luger interviews them in case of the need for a quick obituary.

May 14, 1981: The Rainmaker
Season 7, episode 21
W: Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein   D: Noam Pitlik

With Leonard Stone (Ernest Lun), J. Pat O'Malley (Walter Dooley), Bruce MacVittie (Gerald Clayton), Beatrice Colen (Lillian Hamilton).
The officers arrest a rainmaker, only discover that he was hired by the drought-ridden city; Wojo, Harris and Dietrich each consider a job opening in vice.

May 21, 1981: Liquidation
Season 7, episode 22
W: Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein   D: Noam Pitlik

With Alex Henteloff (Arnold Ripner), Martin Garner (Martin Golden), James Cromwell (Jason Parrish), Walter Olkewicz (Walter Cushing).
Harris is forced to liquidate his possessions to pay off his lawsuit.





October 29, 1981: Paternity
Season 8, episode 1
W: Nat Mauldin   D: Danny Arnold

With Rebecca Holden (Wendy McWilliams), Dana Gladstone (Arthur Frane), Stephen Gierasch (Victor Lupton), Pierrino Mascarino (Joseph Banning).
Wojo's proven innocent of a paternity suit, but at a cost; a beauty queen is robbed; an irate theater patron vandalizes the theater.

November 5, 1981: Advancement
Season 8, episode 2
W: Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein   D: Danny Arnold

With Mario Roccuzzo (Ed Brotsky), Martin Garner (Ira Buckman), Anna Berger (Miriam Buckman), Howard Honig (Mr. Yager), Phil Simms (Mr. Brotsky).
Luger wants Barney to pen a letter for his mail-order bride; a lottery winner seeks revenge when the ticket seller loses his winning entry; Harris gets a new book deal.

November 12, 1981: The Car
Season 8, episode 3
W: Nat Mauldin   D: Bruce Bilson

With Larry Gelman (Joseph Hilyer), Joe Regalbuto (Officer Slatic), Pat McNamara (Burt Boskin), Alice Backes (Mrs. Shawcross).
A car thief's conscience gets the better of him -- after twenty-five years; Levitt saves a child from a precarious fate; an overzealous sanitation officer goes to extremes.

November 19, 1981: Possession
Season 8, episode 4
W: Tom Reeder, Roland Kibbee   D: Bruce Bilson

With Kenneth Tigar (Stefan Koepeknie), Susan Peretz (Norma Griswold), Phil Rubenstein (Roy Griswold), Allan Miller (Police Chaplain).
A husband is assaulted for forcing his wife into designer jeans; a disorderly conduct report leads to a man who swears he's possessed by an evil spirit.

November 26, 1981: Stress Analyzer
Season 8, episode 5
W: Nat Mauldin   D: Bruce Bilson

With Florence Halop (Wanda LaMear), Phil Leeds (Brent LaMear), Rod Colbin (William Jessup), James Cromwell (Dr. Danworth), Ann Morgan Guilbert (Mrs. Swallock), James Murtaugh (Peace Corps Recruiter).
A job fair brings out the worst in a Peace Corps recruiter; Dietrich volunteers for a department stress experiment.

December 10, 1981: Games
Season 8, episode 6
W: Jordan Moffet   D: Gennaro Montanino

With Philip Sterling (Frank Rilling), Carol Rossen (Sgt. Lake), Vernon Weddle (Lawrence Oaks), Trinidad Silva (Puente), Warren Munson (James Seinbeck), John O'Leary (Leo Hadden), Sarah Kennedy (Alice Grant).
A manufacturer of computer game processors is accused of espionage; a WAC supplements her income on the street.

December 17, 1981: Homeless
Season 8, episode 7
W: Jordan Moffet, Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein   D: Lee Lochhead

With David Clennon (Howard Weckler), Mari Gorman (Mrs. Binder), Stanley Brock (Bruno Bender), Don Calfa (Eddie Pratken), Walter Janowitz (Sam Belinkoff), Ben Piazza (Arthur Minch), Paul Stolarsky (Joseph Kellog), Zane Buzby (Linda).
The 12th is overrun with homeless vagrants on Christmas; a greeting-card writer snaps; a cattle prod is the weapon of choice for a local merchant.

January 7, 1982: The Tontine
Season 8, episode 8
W: Nat Mauldin   D: Homer Powell

With Ivor Francis (Henry Mercurio), Ian Wolfe (Joseph Spidonie), Jay Robinson (Horace Sharpe), Jane Dulo (Edna Sligman), Lou Cutell (Mr. Roselle), Dennis Lipscomb (Lawrence Pryne), Joseph V. Perry (Mr. Marken).
The penultimate survivor of a tontine attempts suicide in order to concede the money to his cousin.

January 14, 1982: Examination Day
Season 8, episode 9
W: Jordan Moffet   D: Gennaro Montanino

With Jack Kruschen (Benjamin Diamond), Louis Giambalvo (Warren Shippel), Lyman Ward (Harv Jetter).
The detectives don uniforms while Levitt and the others take sergeant's exams; Luger, working with the squad, is overly rough with a collar, and later with Barney.

January 21, 1982: The Clown
Season 8, episode 10
W: Sam Simon   D: Alan Bergmann

With Howard Platt (Andrew Landry), J.J. Barry (Arthur Duncan), Walter Olkewicz (Bingo the Clown), Philip Bruns (Gordon Kaiser), Michael Tucci (Gilbert Doyle), Michael Alaimo (Vincent Royer), Jed Mills (Edward Crenshaw).
Street clowns fall prey to a serial mugger; a hundred inmates are sneaked out of holding in the middle of the night.

February 4, 1982: Chinatown (1)
Season 8, episode 11
W: Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein   D: Danny Arnold

With Fred Sadoff (Alfred Walker), Leonard Stone (Sidney Botnik), Joanna Barnes (Caroline Fitzjames), Chao-Li Chi (Victor Ling), George Murdock (Lt. Scanlon).
A murder witness is uncooperative, so he, Harris and Dietrich are forced to share an apartment in seclusion until he talks; Lieutenant Scanlon falls for a wealthy mugging victim.

February 11, 1982: Chinatown (2)
Season 8, episode 12
W: Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein   D: Danny Arnold

With George Murdock (Lt. Scanlon), Joanna Barnes (Caroline Fitzjames), Chao-Li Chi (Victor Ling), Phil Diskin (Gillis), Peter Pan (Mr. Chao).
Unless he confesses soon, Harris and Dietrich's unwilling roommate may witness another murder. Meanwhile, harassment charges are pressed against Lieutenant Scanlon.

February 18, 1982: Hunger Strike
Season 8, episode 13
W: Tony Sheehan   D: Tony Sheehan

With Larry Gelman (Philip Bishop), Nora Meerbaum (Miss Smith), Stanley Kamel (Dr. Packer), Ion Teodorescu (Joseph Obrockian).
Dietrich aids an elderly psychiatric patient who may be speaking a foreign language; a nuclear activist goes on a hunger strike to end nuclear arms; Barney declines a deputy inspector nomination.

February 25, 1982: Arrival
Season 8, episode 14
W: Jordan Moffet   D: Lee Lochhead

With Mario Roccuzzo (Norman Deluca), Carina Afable (Perlita Avilar), Andrew Bloch (Vincent Brysom), Alan Oppenheimer (William Dietz).
Luger's mail-order bride arrives; an elderly woman mugs a man.

March 11, 1982: Obituary
Season 8, episode 15
W: Nat Mauldin   D: Gennaro Montanino

With Peggy Pope (Mrs. Bergendahl), Barney Martin (Wendell Bergendahl), Richard Stahl (Herb Lund), Phil Diskin (Louis Beilin), Will Seltzer (Andrew Jessel).
A newspaper obituary causes a stir when the subject turns up alive; the detectives snag a modern-day chicken thief.

March 26, 1982: Inquiry
Season 8, episode 16
W: Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein   D: Gennaro Montanino

With Norman Bartold (Gordon Wendell), Michael Lombard (Joseph Loftis), Bonnie Bartlett (Emily Loftis), Allan Rich (Edward Meyers), Barry Gordon (David Dingler), Joe Mantell (Raymond Waymond), Sal Viscuso (Victor Renaldi).
Internal Affairs is called in when a charge of excessive force is leveled against Wojo; an angry parent takes action when his child is declined admission into an exclusive kindergarten.

April 2, 1982: Old Love
Season 8, episode 17
W: Philip Jayson Lasker   D: Hal Linden

With Mario Roccuzzo (Norman Deluca), Sharon Spelman (Cynthia Barrow), Mitch Kreindel (Irwin Kroner), Ben Hammer (Harold Lipkin), Audrey Christie (Mrs. Kroner), Wynn Irwin (Mr. Felch).
Dietrich's old flame pays a visit; a former child actor clubs an agent with a telephone.

April 9, 1982: Altercation
Season 8, episode 18
W: Tony Sheehan   D: Alan Bergmann

With Alex Henteloff (Arnold Ripner), Rod Colbin (Lawrence Wheeler), Todd Susman (Neil Hackett), Miriam Byrd-Nethery (Beverly Wakefield), Robert Pastorelli (Edward Guthrie).
Harris and Arnold come to blows; a mugging victim confesses to a twenty-five year old crush on Barney.

April 29, 1982: Bones
Season 8, episode 19
W: Jordan Moffet, Nat Mauldin   D: Max Gail

With Howard Platt (Gordon Lynch), Ivor Francis (Dr. Otto Travis), Panchito Gomez (Gilbert Pedrosa), Mark Banks (James Long), Luis Avalos (Jorge Sanchez).
A museum presses charges when an Indian retrieves his tribe's ancestral bones from an exhibit; a scoutmaster catches a mugger.

May 6, 1982: Landmark (1)
Season 8, episode 20
W: Tony Sheehan   D: Tony Sheehan

With Philip Sterling (Howard Spangler), Al Ruscio (Jack Norrell), Susan Tolsky (Victoria Hoffline), James Gallery (Chrisopher Galt), Pepe Serna (Julio Rodriguez), Keith Langsdale (Mr. Dozier).
Wojo's discovery of an ancient weapon results in the 12th Precinct being put up for sale.

May 13, 1982: Landmark (2)
Season 8, episode 21
W: Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein   D: Danny Arnold

With Al Ruscio (Jack Norrell), Florence Halop (Wilma Kestner), Carina Afable (Perlita Avilar), Robert Costanzo (Professor Thorndyke), Helen Verbit (Estelle Bobus), James Murtaugh (Joseph Saxon).
The 12th Precinct is sold; Dietrich arrests the head of a crime school; Luger tries to duck out on his mail-order bride.

May 20, 1982: Landmark (3)
Season 8, episode 22
W: Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein, Tony Sheehan   D: Danny Arnold

With George Murdock (Lt. Scanlon), Jack DeLeon (Marty), Mari Gorman (Mrs. Binder), Ray Stewart (Daryl Driscoll), Ralph Manza (Mr. Roth), John Dullaghan (Ray), Walter Janowitz (Sam Belinkoff), Stanley Brock (Bruno Bender), Oliver Clark (Carl Ebling), J.J. Barry (Mr. Duncan), Carina Afable (Perlita Avilar), Meshach Taylor (Melvin Jackson), Earl Boen (Warren Gimble), Judson Morgan (Mr. Lukather), F. William Parker (Wallace Lowell).
Friends, foes and felons alike drop by to pay their last respects as the detectives prepare to leave for new assignments; Harris contemplates his resignation when he's assigned to Flushing Meadows; Barney recalls friends departed before he turns out the squad room lights for the last time.


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