Based on actual cases from the San Francisco Police files, Lt. Guthrie and Inspector Grebb work as a team to track down criminals. In the last season Inspectors Delaney and Summers are ... See full summary »
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Warner Anderson ...
 Det. Lt. Ben Guthrie / ... (193 episodes, 1954-1960)
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 Insp. Matt Grebb / ... (185 episodes, 1954-1959)
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 Insp. Fred Asher (183 episodes, 1954-1959)
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Based on actual cases from the San Francisco Police files, Lt. Guthrie and Inspector Grebb work as a team to track down criminals. In the last season Inspectors Delaney and Summers are partners in the pursuit of justice. Frequently a police lineup is featured.

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What a long time ago!
10 October 2001 | by (Lowell, Mich. U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

I can vaguely remember THE LINEUP. It surprises me that the show lasted until 1960; I would have thought a couple of years earlier. There is only one episode I can clearly recall, about two killers -- the old one who scrupulously recorded the victims' last words -- and their young hot-shot wheel man. [SAN FRANCISCO BEAT] always seemed pretty good to a kid, and I would like to see some episodes now.


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