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Seasons:
1 | 2
Release Date:
17 September 1961 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
The misadventures of two of New York's finest (a Mutt and Jeff pair) in the mythical 53rd precinct in the Bronx... See more »
Awards:
Won Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 4 nominations See more »
NewsDesk:
Nipsey Russell Dies
 (From WENN. 5 October 2005)

User Reviews:
Best Show Ever See more (19 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 7 of 114)

Joe E. Ross ... Officer Gunther Toody / ... (60 episodes, 1961-1963)

Fred Gwynne ... Officer Francis Muldoon / ... (60 episodes, 1961-1963)

Paul Reed ... Captain Paul Block / ... (53 episodes, 1961-1963)

Al Lewis ... Officer Leo Schnauser / ... (44 episodes, 1961-1963)

Hank Garrett ... Officer Ed Nicholson (37 episodes, 1961-1963)

Beatrice Pons ... Lucille Toody (32 episodes, 1961-1963)
Jack Healy ... Officer Rodriguez / ... (30 episodes, 1961-1963)
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Series Directed by
Nat Hiken (21 episodes, 1961-1963)
Al De Caprio (20 episodes, 1961-1962)
Stanley Prager (20 episodes, 1962-1963)
 
Series Writing credits
Nat Hiken (60 episodes, 1961-1963)
Tony Webster (16 episodes, 1961-1963)
Terry Ryan (15 episodes, 1961-1963)
Gary Belkin (7 episodes, 1961-1963)
Art Baer (6 episodes, 1961-1963)
Ben Joelson (6 episodes, 1961-1963)
Will Glickman (4 episodes, 1961-1962)
Sydney Zelinka (4 episodes, 1961-1962)
Billy Friedberg (4 episodes, 1962-1963)
Martin Roth (2 episodes, 1961)
Buddy Arnold (2 episodes, 1962)

Series Produced by
Nat Hiken .... producer (60 episodes, 1961-1963)
Louis Melamed .... associate producer (30 episodes, 1961-1962)
Billy Friedberg .... producer (23 episodes, 1962-1963)
 
Series Original Music by
John Strauss (19 episodes, 1962-1963)
 
Series Cinematography by
George Stoetzel (58 episodes, 1961-1963)
J. Burgi Contner (2 episodes, 1961-1962)
 
Series Casting by
Edith Hamlin (11 episodes, 1962)
 
Series Art Direction by
Richard Jackson (32 episodes, 1961-1962)
 
Series Set Decoration by
J.C. Delaney (52 episodes, 1961-1963)
 
Series Makeup Department
Richard Willis .... makeup supervisor (24 episodes, 1961-1962)
Peter Garofalo .... makeup supervisor (23 episodes, 1962-1963)
 
Series Production Management
Sal Scoppa Jr. .... production manager (52 episodes, 1961-1963)
Howard Adelman .... production supervisor (22 episodes, 1961-1962)
Martin Leichter .... production manager (8 episodes, 1961)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Peter R. Scoppa .... assistant director (30 episodes, 1962-1963)
Mickey Rich .... assistant director (18 episodes, 1961-1962)
Bob Vietro .... assistant director (16 episodes, 1961-1962)
Sal Scoppa Jr. .... assistant director (7 episodes, 1961)
Mike Wyler .... assistant director (6 episodes, 1961-1962)
 
Series Art Department
Richard Jackson .... scenic designer (19 episodes, 1962-1963)
Albert Brenner .... set designer (7 episodes, 1961)
Fred Ballmeyer .... property master (4 episodes, 1961)
 
Series Sound Department
Richard Gramaglia .... sound / sound mixer (55 episodes, 1961-1963)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Milton Olshin .... projection effects (2 episodes, 1962)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
John J. Delaney .... key grip (53 episodes, 1961-1963)
Harry Ford .... chief electrician (53 episodes, 1961-1963)
Richard C. Kratina .... camera operator (27 episodes, 1961-1963)
 
Series Casting Department
Edith Hamlin .... casting supervisor (20 episodes, 1962-1963)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Vince Stewart .... wardrobe (20 episodes, 1961-1962)
 
Series Editorial Department
Marie Montague .... supervising editor (48 episodes, 1961-1963)
Ray Sandiford .... supervising film editor / supervising editor (12 episodes, 1961-1962)

Kevin O'Neil .... assistant editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Music Department
Nat Hiken .... lyricist: theme song (60 episodes, 1961-1963)
John Strauss .... music supervisor / musical director (37 episodes, 1961-1962)
 
Series Other crew
Mary K. Tosto .... production secretary (60 episodes, 1961-1963)
Harold Reidman .... technical advisor / technical director (58 episodes, 1961-1963)
Barbara Robinson .... script supervisor (56 episodes, 1961-1963)
Billy Friedberg .... writing supervisor (23 episodes, 1962-1963)
 

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Runtime:
30 min | 30 min (60 episodes)
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Aspect Ratio:
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Trivia:
The theme song to the show: "There's a hold-up in the Bronx, Brooklyn's broken out in fights / There's a traffic jam in Harlem that's backed up to Jackson Heights / There's a scout troop short a child, Khrushchev's due at Idlewild! / Car 54 where are you?"See more »
Goofs:
Miscellaneous: The squad car doesn't have a windshield. During the opening credits where they're playing checkers, the board bumps the wipers.See more »
Quotes:
Officer Francis Muldoon:Here's your milk!See more »

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16 out of 16 people found the following review useful.
Best Show Ever, 22 November 2006
Author: solomon-nancy from United States

Car 54 was the funniest show ever to grace the airwaves. The acting was dead-on perfection and the writing far superior to anything we have on-air today. The funniest episode involved a parrot that Captain Block had for years but was unable to teach it to talk. After one day with our heroes, the parrot ends up saying "I hate Captain Block", repeatedly. This is the funniest show I have ever seen! My husband first showed it to me shortly after I came out of the hospital for surgery. I laughed so hard that I thought my stitches would pop and I had to beg him to shut it off until later! If you have never seen this show you are in for a tremendous treat!! I love this show; when will it come on DVD? I can't wait to show all the episodes to our children.

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