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Season 1

21 Sep. 1968
Log 1: The Impossible Mission
Malloy plans to resign at the end of shift due to the death of his previous partner but is assigned a rookie partner Reed. Malloy decides the green Reed is worthy of Malloy's effort to train him leading Malloy to stay on the job.
28 Sep. 1968
Log 141: The Color TV Bandit
Malloy and Reed learn of a serial home burglar stealing color TVs. They stumble upon the suspect's car with unusual results. Also, Reed must come to terms with his anger over a drug using mother that endangered her children to score dope.
5 Oct. 1968
Log 11: It's Just a Little Dent, Isn't It?
Reed dents the fender of the patrol car while putting gas in it and frets the entire shift about the impact of it on his career. Meanwhile they deal with a man who wants revenge against a woman who testified against his son.
12 Oct. 1968
Log 131: Reed, the Dicks Have Their Jobs, and We Have Ours
Malloy is still in the process of training the rookie Reed. Before their shift the officers trade comments with two detectives. Reed inquires whether Malloy has considered moving from patrol to the detective squad. They receive a missing child call from a frantic mother but quickly find the boy under the house with a cat and her new litter. TJ, a recovering addict flags the officers down and tells them about a scuffle he heard at the hotel where he stays. They find a man stabbed and dead. Malloy teaches Reed the proper procedures to preserve the scene and calls the ...
19 Oct. 1968
Log 91: You're Not the First Guy's Had the Problem
Reed's ability to focus on his job is put to the test when his close friend and fellow academy partner is critically wounded during a robbery.
26 Oct. 1968
Log 161: And You Want Me to Get Married?
After an evening at Jim's with his wife, Pete's girlfriend Donna is making marriage comments that has Pete running for cover. Mixed in with their calls is a domestic noise complaint Pete uses to support his bachelorhood.
2 Nov. 1968
Log 71: I Feel Like a Fool, Malloy
It is a shift of conflicts forcing the officer to use their wits to keep control and make the right decisions end on a low note.
9 Nov. 1968
Log 72: El Presidente
Malloy teases Reed about calculating the cost of a new house while their first baby is still 6 months away. In the meantime they settle a domestic dispute between arguing neighbors, help a taxi driver that was just robbed, and a local man mistaken as the President by a group of rural Mexicans. Finally, they must arrest a psychotic shooter holed up in his house.
16 Nov. 1968
Log 101: The Stolen Lawn
Reed wants an early dinner when his wife puts him on a low-cal diet. However, one after another event prevents them from going code 7 all night long. Events include the theft of a man's sod, stolen credit cards, and a suspected car theft.
30 Nov. 1968
Log 132: Producer
Reed tries to pawn off his new litter of puppies to co-workers, strangers, even victims. The officers work a silent alarm, rescue a boy with his head stuck in a fence, and track down a prowler.
7 Dec. 1968
Log 111: The Boa Constrictor
Reed is on a high due a to meeting he and other probationers had with the Chief of Police. A ditsy young woman reports her 1958 Ford convertible stolen while she went in a liquor store. She left the keys in the car, has no paperwork, doesn't know the license number or other details but she needs it by 6:00 pm for a date! She finally tells the officers her pet 8 foot boa constrictor is in the trunk as she was coming from the vet. Every squad car is suddenly very careful with all 1958 white convertibles. They spot a fire in a house and rescue two drug users passed out ...
14 Dec. 1968
Log 61: The Runaway
Walters and Brinkman are on a roll lately and like to brag, much to the irritation of Reed. He and Malloy help them out by finishing one of their calls, then rescue a sick teenage girl and arrest the young man who took her in. Back on patrol, they meet an informant who gives them a tip on a big drug buy scheduled for 11pm. They give the info to Sgt. Miller who asks them to help in the bust. They banter with Walters and Brinkman during meal break then take a prowler call before it's time to set up for the big drug meet at 10pm. The bust is a bust and called off at 12:...
21 Dec. 1968
Log 122: Christmas - The Yellow Dump Truck
On Christmas eve Reed and Malloy make rounds distributing police department donation packages to needy families, and pull many heartstrings.
4 Jan. 1969
Log 81: The Long Walk
After roll call, Reed and Malloy provide backup at a robbery, help a lost man return home, handle a call about a prowler, then respond to a silent alarm. Malloy demonstrates for Reed the importance of "officer presence".
11 Jan. 1969
Log 32: Jimmy Eisley's Dealing Smack
Reed volunteers to find entertainment for the department party but he is having poor luck and his options left are poor. They spot TJ, an informant, who tells them about a possible drug house. They spot a woman and girl at the same bus stop an hour apart. When they stop to talk to her, she tries to run. They learn she is from New Mexico looking for her husband but doesn't know how to contact him and has no money. She stole but did not open a box of cookies. The officers take her to the Salvation Army. That night they locate the drug house and call in support. They ...
18 Jan. 1969
Log 62: Grand Theft Horse?
The officers have to put with a mystery noise in the car while handling grand theft horse, a naive girl, and a robbery suspect who makes fake calls to distract the police
1 Feb. 1969
Log 33: It All Happened So Fast
In a behind-the-scenes look at police investigations into deadly force incidents, Reed endures a night of intensive questioning by the station's lieutenant after he kills a man in self-defense.
8 Feb. 1969
Log 112: You Blew It
The shift starts with the officers talking about another officer's judgment. Little do they realize they will be facing the same problem several times during the shift.
15 Feb. 1969
Log 51: A Jumper, Code 2
The officers have one of those nights where they either have no calls or minor issues they can do nothing about until the end of the shift when Malloy is successful with a dangerous solution to a suicide jumper.
22 Feb. 1969
Log 73: I'm Still a Cop
While Malloy is attending college, radicals learn he is a cop. They reject him stressing him on the job. After helping arrest demonstrators, his new car is vandalized. When a timer is found missing, he locates and disarms a bomb using it.
1 Mar. 1969
Log 102: We Can't Just Walk Away from It
They respond to a call about a drug overdose and track the drugs to a 17 year who has barricaded himself in his room with a gun and threatens kill himself. They contend with a distraught mother and an overbearing father.
8 Mar. 1969
Log 152: A Dead Cop Can't Help Anyone
Malloy tries to shield an impressionable Reed from Officer Ed Wells, a shoot-first ask-questions-later style officer. Wells' reckless philosophy endangers his own safety when he responds to a sniper thus forcing them to come to his rescue.
15 Mar. 1969
Log 12: He Was Trying to Kill Me
A "child-left-alone" call turns up a horrifying case of child neglect. A 6-year-old girl is left home with her baby brother and both parents are unable to provide for their children.
22 Mar. 1969
Log 172: Boy, the Things You Do for the Job
After Malloy gives a gorgeous wealthy blonde a traffic ticket, she stalks him affecting him and the police force. Although uninterested in her, Malloy is forced to "take one" for the job.
29 Mar. 1969
Log 92: Tell Him He Pushed a Little Too Hard
Malloy and Reed respond to repeated calls about an argument between two men and their wives over a boat they co-own. The feud escalates and ends with a fatal conclusion.
5 Apr. 1969
Log 22:...So This Little Guy Goes Into a Bar, and...
Reed hears a joke from Ed Wells before roll call, then spends the shift retelling it to Malloy. The partners solve a mystery for a little old lady. Later, Reed needs to break up a noisy party hosted by an old school chum.

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