Police Story (1973–1978)

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Classic anthology series, which details the personal lives of the men and women of the Los Angeles Police Department. The stories ranged from highly dramatic to extremely funny. Even though... See full summary »

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 5 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »
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Series cast summary:
Scott Brady ...
 Vinnie / ... (16 episodes, 1973-1977)
Mel Scott ...
 K.T. / ... (10 episodes, 1973-1978)
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 Bert Jameson / ... (8 episodes, 1973-1976)
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 Sally Pickle / ... (8 episodes, 1974-1978)
Richard Drout Miller ...
 De Bono / ... (8 episodes, 1973-1976)
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 Detective Lt. David Harman / ... (7 episodes, 1974-1978)
Shelly Novack ...
 Cop / ... (7 episodes, 1974-1977)
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Classic anthology series, which details the personal lives of the men and women of the Los Angeles Police Department. The stories ranged from highly dramatic to extremely funny. Even though there weren't any real regulars, Don Meredith and Tony LoBianco were often seen throughout the run of the show as detectives Bert Jameson and Tony Calabrese respectively. Written by Brian Washington <Sargebri@att.net>

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25 September 1973 (USA)  »

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(84 episodes) | (3 episodes) | (8 episodes)

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The episodes that served as the pilots for Police Woman (1974) and Joe Forrester (1975) and David Cassidy - Man Undercover (1978) all aired on this show. See more »

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Male Police Dispatch Voice: [Closing Lines: Seasons 2-5] Eleven-Mary-Six-Call Station
Female Police Dispatch Voice: Thirteen-Zebra-Five-John-Frank-William-Eight-Nine-Nine
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Followed by Police Story: The Freeway Killings (1987) See more »

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Realistic and Timeless- begs for a DVD boxed set
31 January 2005 | by (Sarasota, Florida) – See all my reviews

Real cops depicted as real people and a great mix of humor, drama and reality. The show attracted the cream of Hollywood for their episodes and several stars depicted several different characters. You just wanted to hang out with detectives Bert and Tony (Don Meredith and Tony LoBianco), applaud the grit of David Birney in "Captain Hook" and the true love displayed by Kim Darby in the same episode. You laugh at Monster Manor as cops enjoy pre-AIDS America and salute Claude Akins as a veteran cop with a practical touch. You feel "Wolf's" pain and follow the new deputy chief through his promotion process. I teach cops and police cadets and I would pay a lot for this great series, especially a DVD boxed set with some commentaries. After all, if they can do a boxed set of "Sledge Hammer" and "Reno 911" they ought to be able to do this landmark show. Super cool theme music, too.


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