The trials and adventures of three young police officers.
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 Officer Terry Webster / ... (93 episodes, 1972-1976)
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 Officer Mike Danko / ... (93 episodes, 1972-1976)
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 Lt. Ed Ryker / ... (92 episodes, 1972-1976)
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 Jill Danko (92 episodes, 1972-1976)
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 Officer Willie Gillis / ... (47 episodes, 1972-1974)
Bruce Fairbairn ...
 Officer Chris Owens / ... (46 episodes, 1974-1976)
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The exploits of three rookie police officers in a large unnamed Southern California city are followed in this weekly series. Mike Danko is a married former marine, Willie Gillis is a recent college graduate and Terry Webster joined the police as part of a special minority recruitment plan. Their supervisor is Lt. Eddie Riker and Jill is Mike's worried wife who works as a nurse at the local hospital. Written by Brian Washington <Sargebri@att.net>

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7 March 1972 (USA)  »

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Neu im Einsatz  »

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Sam Melville, who played police officer and husband Mike Danko, to Kate Jackson's wife and nurse Jill Danko on this show, later played ex-husband Joe King to Jackson's title character Mrs. Amanda King on later series Scarecrow and Mrs. King (1983). See more »

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Lt. Ryker: [Repeated line at rollcall] Check your pidmaps!... Hit the streets!
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A great show
12 June 2002 | by (Northeast Ohio) – See all my reviews

If you are looking for a really cool cop show then the rookies is the show for you. It may have been made back in the 70's but the stories are really good. It also benefits from the fact that Kate Jackson is in it. She brings a clean polished performance each time she is on. And the 3 Rookies (actors) have a really great chemistry.


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