This was the first TV cop show to feature a female lead - Sergeant "Pepper" Anderson, an undercover cop for the Criminal Conspiracy Unit of the Los Angeles Police Department.
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 Sgt. Suzanne 'Pepper' Anderson (91 episodes, 1974-1978)
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 Lt. Bill Crowley / ... (91 episodes, 1974-1978)
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 Det. Pete Royster / ... (91 episodes, 1974-1978)
Ed Bernard ...
 Det. Joe Styles / ... (91 episodes, 1974-1978)
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This was the first TV cop show to feature a female lead - Sergeant "Pepper" Anderson, an undercover cop for the Criminal Conspiracy Unit of the Los Angeles Police Department.

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13 September 1974 (USA)  »

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Merchandising for the series included a poseable Pepper Anderson action figure, with accessory sets including outfits (diver, flight attendant, etc.) and cartoon storyboards. See more »

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Referenced in Martine: Martine IX (1977) See more »

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Angie Dickinson
14 December 2001 | by (Saskatoon, Sk. Canada.) – See all my reviews

Hi, again, folks. It's me, Michael Reiter. Listen, This time it's about Angie Dickinson in Police Woman. I saw the show back in the seventies, when I was about 11 or so. By the time it was cancelled, I was 15 or so. By then, I was old enough to be titillated by beautiful women. . . Of course I am still that way now, but what the hey? Enjoy them when you get them. Any how, When they made this show, It was still the fashion for women to wear Polyester Leisure suits or some combination there of with tee shirts and or mock t-neck sweaters. That and a London Fog or worthy imitator, Lilly Trenchcoat. Those were the days, my friends. Onwards; Those were also the days of political Incorrectness, in every thing and seen every where. Given that It was just a scant four to eight years after the end of the sixties, when goofy fashions and goofier social behaviour/mores. I read in the preceding comment that there was a concern for political correctness by feminists over the "erotic" nature of the first season; Good God, Even then. The seventies were a fun and peaceful, wonderfully erotic and titillating time unless you happened to be unlucky enough to encounter some of the girls in your class, who were rabid Police Woman Fans. Than you were careful or you got hissed, yowled and cursed at.

Of course, during that time, actresses were bound and gagged, or what have you during the course of a story regularly and nobody questioned anything, because every body knew the difference between right, wrong and the ridiculously fine but obvious line between fact and fiction. What happened to those days?

Ah, Me.


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