Los Angeles is where Sgt. 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. Nick Anderson (30 episodes, 1963-1964)
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 John Egan (30 episodes, 1963-1964)
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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 ...
 Janet Okada (13 episodes, 1963-1964)
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Los Angeles is where Sgt. 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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Crime | Drama

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15 September 1963 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Arresto y juicio  »

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(30 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

When Dick Wolf created Law & Order (1990), he claims he was unaware that a quarter-century earlier "Arrest & Trial" had also used an arrest-followed-by-trial procedural format (and failed). A Universal Studio exec pointed out the similarity. To Wolf, however, a key difference was that the "real heroes" of "Law & Order" were not the defense attorneys who got the bad guys off (as in "Arrest & Trial") 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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Ahead of Its Time.
15 July 2003 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

This short-lived series was excellent TV for its time.

Half the show was about the police and the other half was about the courts. In the context of some of the TV we see today, doesn't this have a familiar air about it?

"Law and Order"and it's various spin-offs are presently among the most popular shows on TV. This tends to suggest that "Arrest and Trial" was perhaps 40 years ahead of its time.


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