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Mod Squad 

The Mod Squad (original title)
Three young outsiders fight crime as undercover agents for the police. (One white man, one black man, one blonde woman.)
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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 5 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »
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Young people in trouble with the law (wealthy Pete stole a car; Linc arrested during Watts riots; Julie ran away from her San Francisco prostitute mother) can avoid jail by infiltrating the counter culture and exposing badguys who prey on other kids. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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One White, One Black, One Blonde

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1.33 : 1
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Series Creator Buddy Ruskin, a former Los Angeles police officer, used his experiences with a special L.A.P.D. youth squad as the basis for this show. See more »

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Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #22.59 (2005) See more »

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The Precursor to Jumpstreet
27 September 2003 | by See all my reviews

When this show first premiered in 1968, little did anyone know that over the next three decades that there would be several youth oriented shows. Shows like "21 Jumpstreet", "Starsky and Hutch" and "David Cassidy-Man Undercover" were all cop shows aimed at the youth market, but this was the granddaddy of them all. Michael Cole, Peggy Lipton and Clarence Williams III were perfectly cast and this show will always come to represent the era that it was produced in.


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