The three detectives fight every kind of criminal all over New York City. The show featured many actual New York City locations, as well as episodes based on real New York City police cases.
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1969   1968   1967  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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 Lt. Mike Haines 49 episodes, 1967-1969
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 Det. Jeff Ward 49 episodes, 1967-1969
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 Det. Johnny Corso 49 episodes, 1967-1969
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The three detectives fight every kind of criminal all over New York City. The show featured many actual New York City locations, as well as episodes based on real New York City police cases. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Al Pacino's first appearance in a television series or film. See more »

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One of the best ever!
30 April 2003 | by See all my reviews

Shows like Homicide owe a debt of gratitude to NYPD. This show was gritty and felt real as the detectives worked NYC fighting crime. The always reliable Jack Warden was the boss, Frank Converse was young Johnny Corso, and the under-rated Robert Hooks was Jeff Ward (whose wife Ethel was played by Denise Nicholas). And many, many later famous faces showed up on this show each week. It was a great show and it deserves a more than honorable mention!


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