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Arrest and Trial 

Los Angeles is where Sergeant Nick Anderson and his fellow officers work to keep the streets safe. After the arrest of the accused, attorney John Egan plans their defense, while the prosecution is lead by Jerry Miller.
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1964   1963  
Nominated for 4 Primetime Emmys. See more awards »

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 Det. Sgt. Dan Kirby 30 episodes, 1963-1964
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 Deputy DA Jerry Miller / ... 29 episodes, 1963-1964
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 Mitchell Harris 26 episodes, 1963-1964
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 Jake Shakespeare / ... 24 episodes, 1963-1964
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 Assistant Deputy District Attorney Barry Pine / ... 18 episodes, 1963-1964
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 Det. Lt. Bone / ... 17 episodes, 1963-1964
Joanne Miya ...
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Los Angeles is where Sergeant Nick Anderson and his fellow officers work to keep the streets safe. After the arrest of the accused, attorney John Egan plans their defense, while the prosecution is lead by Jerry Miller.

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15 September 1963 (USA)  »

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Arresto y juicio  »

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(30 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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When Dick Wolf created Law & Order (1990), he claims he was unaware that this show had also used an arrest-followed-by-trial procedural format (and failed). A Universal Studio executive pointed out the similarity. To Wolf, however, a key difference was that the "real heroes" of Law & Order (1990) were not the defense attorneys who got the bad guys off (as in this show), but the prosecutors who put them away, and were paid a fraction of what their criminal defense counterparts earned. See more »

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Remade as Arrest & Trial (2000) See more »

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11 September 2000 | by See all my reviews

This was one of the "big" shows that came with the mid-'60s. ARREST AND TRIAL attempted to combine the standard "cop" show with a "lawyer" offering that blossomed in the early 1960s -- not to include of course PERRY MASON, by then an old warhorse.

Half the story was the detection/ manhunt/ apprehension, whilst the other half concerned the adjudication. Even though I liked lawyer shows as a teen-ager and afterward (foreshadowing awful things to come in middle age), for some reason ARREST AND TRIAL did not click. I probably watched it for only its first three months -- sure beat homework -- but not again. It would seem audienceland received it the same way, which the two leads, a strong male figure (Connors) and a good actor (Gazzara) could not save.


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