Barney Miller (1974–1982)

TV Series  |   |  Comedy, Drama
8.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.1/10 from 2,806 users  
Reviews: 25 user | 23 critic

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

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

on Amazon Instant Video

ON DISC

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 23 titles
created 19 Feb 2011
 
a list of 45 titles
created 14 May 2012
 
a list of 46 titles
created 11 Jun 2012
 
a list of 48 titles
created 29 Nov 2013
 
a list of 29 titles
created 7 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Barney Miller" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Barney Miller (1974–1982)

Barney Miller (1974–1982) on IMDb 8.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Barney Miller.

User Polls

Episodes

Seasons


Years



8   7   6   5   4   3   2   1  
1982   1981   1980   1979   1978   1977   … See all »
Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 7 wins & 43 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

WKRP in Cincinnati (1978–1982)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

The staff of a struggling radio station have a chance at success after the new programming director changes the format to rock music

Stars: Gary Sandy, Gordon Jump, Howard Hesseman
Coming of Age (TV Series 2007)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
Stars: Tony Bignell, Joe Tracini, Anabel Barnston
The Bob Newhart Show (1972–1978)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

The professional and personal misadventures of a psychologist and his family, patients, friends and colleagues.

Stars: Bob Newhart, Suzanne Pleshette, Bill Daily
Taxi (1978–1983)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The staff of a New York City taxicab company go about their job while they dream of greater things.

Stars: Judd Hirsch, Jeff Conaway, Danny DeVito
Night Court (1984–1992)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

An eccentric fun-loving judge presides over an urban night court and all the silliness going on there.

Stars: Harry Anderson, John Larroquette, Richard Moll
Newhart (1982–1990)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Dick Loudon and his wife Joanna decide to leave life in New York City and buy a little inn in Vermont. Dick is a how-to book writer, who eventually becomes a local TV celebrity as host of "... See full summary »

Stars: Bob Newhart, Mary Frann, Tom Poston
Fish (1977–1978)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A grumpy New York cop and his wife adopt five rowdy foster children.

Stars: Abe Vigoda, Florence Stanley, Barry Gordon
Getting By (1993–1994)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Comedy about two women who live together in a rather large house. Dolores, who is the black one, has two boys Marcus (Santana) and Darren (Richmond). Cathy, who is the white one, has two ... See full summary »

Stars: Cindy Williams, Telma Hopkins, Deon Richmond
Coming of Age (1988–1989)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Stars: Paul Dooley, Phyllis Newman, Alan Young
Counterstrike (1990–1993)
Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

After his wife is killed in a terrorist operation, international industrialist Alexander Addington assembles a private team of troubleshooters to help combat terrorism around the world.

Stars: Simon MacCorkindale, Christopher Plummer, Tom Kneebone
Brooklyn Bridge (1991–1993)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Stars: Marion Ross, Danny Gerard, Louis Zorich
Kirk (1995–1997)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

Kirk Hartman is no longer a mischievous screw up teenage son and school kid but has a job as a graphical artist and lives alone in the city where he works. When his parents move to Europe, ... See full summary »

Stars: Kirk Cameron, Chelsea Noble, Louis Vanaria
Edit

Cast

Complete series cast summary:
...
 Capt. Barney Miller (171 episodes, 1974-1982)
...
 Det. Stan 'Wojo' Wojciehowicz / ... (170 episodes, 1975-1982)
...
 Det. Ron Harris (164 episodes, 1975-1982)
...
 Det. Sgt. Arthur Dietrich / ... (124 episodes, 1975-1982)
...
 Officer Carl Levitt / ... (121 episodes, 1976-1982)
...
 Det. Sgt. Nick Yemana (103 episodes, 1975-1982)
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

One of the Funniest Police Comedies Ever! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

23 January 1975 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Life and Times of Captain Barney Miller  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(170 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

When Harris is asked to produce a porn film for an undercover sting, he uses the name "Starry Night Productions" as his cover. Years later, show writer Reinhold Weege uses the name for his own production company, which produced "Night Court." This 'connection' may account for many of the surreal (and humorous) elements found on both shows. See more »

Quotes

Yemana: [when he's stoned on the brownies with the hashish] Barney, Barney, Barney, is your mother from Killarney?
[a minute later]
Yemana: What do you say we guys go down to the beach, and shoot some clams?
See more »

Crazy Credits

At different times in the production of the series Max Gail was credited as both Max Gail and Maxwell Gail. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

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...


16 of 16 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
My favorite detectives (in order-Barney doesn't count) rhs6358
I Coule NEVER Tolerate Levitt aureliaw
Dorsey. Why? hdsc-9-390947
Not best episode - but best single lines cap65
The one when Harris makes the porn movie phardilek
Can someone identify this episode please gillianzz-1
Discuss Barney Miller (1974) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page