Barney Miller (1974–1982)

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The captain of a city police station and his staff handle the various local troubles and characters that come to the building.

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 Capt. Barney Miller (171 episodes, 1974-1982)
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 Det. Stan 'Wojo' Wojciehowicz / ... (170 episodes, 1975-1982)
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 Det. Ron Harris (164 episodes, 1975-1982)
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 Det. Sgt. Arthur Dietrich / ... (124 episodes, 1975-1982)
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 Officer Carl Levitt / ... (121 episodes, 1976-1982)
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 Det. Sgt. Nick Yemana (103 episodes, 1975-1982)
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Barney Miller is the kind of cop we'd all like to run into. He is always sensible. He maintains order over a squad room of detectives who gamble for a hobby, get hit on by anything in skirts, go to renaissance philosophy conventions for fun, and would really prefer to be writing. Nearly all of the action takes place in the squad room where the citizens and criminals are brought in to complicate the mix. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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One of the Funniest Police Comedies Ever! See more »

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The episodes were originally taped before a live audience. This element of the show was eliminated in later episodes. See more »

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Fish: The doctor said he was very lucky, the bullet just grazed him.
Barney Miller: Where'd she hit him?
Fish: In the inseam.
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At different times in the production of the series Max Gail was credited as both Max Gail and Maxwell Gail. See more »

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One of the all-time greats
4 September 1999 | by (Burnet, Texas (USA)) – See all my reviews

This is one of the absolute greatest shows on television - never fails to entertain. Too bad the "suits" didn't catch on and try to copy what so obviously worked. It ranks right there with M*A*S*H, Frasier, Cheers, and Married...With Children as examples of how good comedy can be...


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