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Season: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8
Year: 1974 | 1975 | 1976 | 1977 | 1978 | 1979 | 1980 | 1981 | 1982


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 0: The Life and Times of Barney Miller

22 August 1974
When a drug addict holds the precinct hostage, Captain Barney Miller has to talk him out of it.

Hal Linden ... Capt. Barney Miller

Abby Dalton ... Elizabeth Miller

Henry Beckman ... Uncle Charlie Ryan

Val Bisoglio ... Sgt. Grimaldi

Abe Vigoda ... Det. Phil Fish

Chu Chu Malave ... Ramon Santos
Anne Wyndham ... Rachel Miller
Mike Moore ... Stanley Mankowitz
Michael Tessier ... Davey Miller

Charles Haid ... Sgt. Kazinski

Rod Perry ... Sgt. Wilson

Buddy Lester ... Harry the Bookie
Rudy Challenger ... John

Vincent Di Paolo ... Thief (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 1: Ramon

23 January 1975
When a drug addict holds the precinct hostage, Captain Barney Miller has to talk him out of it.

Season 1, Episode 2: Experience

30 January 1975
A bomber targets the 12th Precinct. Fish contemplates retirement.

Hal Linden ... Capt. Barney Miller

Barbara Barrie ... Elizabeth Miller (credit only)

Abe Vigoda ... Det. Phil Fish

Max Gail ... Det. Stan 'Wojo' Wojciehowicz

Gregory Sierra ... Det. Sgt. Chano Amenguale (credit only)

Jack DeLeon ... Marty Morrison (as Jack De Leon)

Jack Soo ... Det. Sgt. Nick Yemana
Alex Henteloff ... Arnold Ripner

Rod Perry ... Sgt. Wilson
Jane Dulo ... Purse Owner
Ray Sharkey ... Hold-Up Man

Milt Kogan ... Officer Kogan (as Milt Kogen)
Noam Pitlik ... Man with Briefcase (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 3: Snow Job

6 February 1975
The squad guards a department store payroll. A flasher attempts suicide in the bathroom.

Hal Linden ... Capt. Barney Miller

Barbara Barrie ... Elizabeth Miller (credit only)

Abe Vigoda ... Det. Phil Fish

Max Gail ... Det. Stan 'Wojo' Wojciehowicz

Gregory Sierra ... Det. Sgt. Chano Amenguale

Jack Soo ... Det. Sgt. Nick Yemana

Ron Glass ... Det. Ron Harris

Ron Feinberg ... Lyle W. Farber
Reid Cruickshanks ... Bellevue Attendant #1 (as Reid Cruikshanks)
Richard Stahl ... Gross - Accountant from Siegel's
Paul Lichtman ... Charlie - Bellevue Attendant with Oxygen

Jeffrey Kramer ... Stick-Up Man (as Jeff Kramer)
Ted Noose ... Pete

Season 1, Episode 4: Graft

13 February 1975
Barney's friend is assigned to investigate allegations of corruption in the 12th precinct. Chano pursues an obscene phone caller.

Season 1, Episode 5: The Courtesans

20 February 1975
A prostitute threatens harassment charges against Wojo. Rachel wants her own apartment.

Season 1, Episode 6: Stakeout

27 February 1975
Nosy neighbors interfere with a stakeout operation.

Hal Linden ... Capt. Barney Miller

Barbara Barrie ... Elizabeth Miller (credit only)

Abe Vigoda ... Det. Phil Fish

Max Gail ... Det. Stan 'Wojo' Wojciehowicz

Gregory Sierra ... Det. Sgt. Chano Amenguale (credit only)

Lou Jacobi ... Harry Tannenbaum

Vic Tayback ... Mr. Stavochek

Eddie Barth ... Detective DeLuca (as Ed Barth)
Brett Somers ... Mrs. Stavochek (as Brett Sommers)

Florence Stanley ... Bernice Fish

Marjorie Bennett ... Mrs. Richline
Lucille Meredith ... Prospective Tenant
Peter Carew ... Prospective Tenant
Jo Jo Malone ... Brandy

Season 1, Episode 7: Bureaucrat

6 March 1975
Among others, the 12th hosts a drunken bureaucrat and the 12-year-old who robbed Chano's apartment. Wojo forces the precinct's favorite deli closed for minor health code infractions.

Season 1, Episode 8: Ms. Cop

13 March 1975
An overeager female officer disrupts the all-male squad. Chano arrests an obscene phone caller.

Season 1, Episode 9: Vigilante

20 March 1975
Inspector Luger visits Barney to complain that the public doesn't dislike his men enough. Wojo arrests a cross-dressing teamster. A neighborhood vigilante is "over the hill."

Season 1, Episode 10: The Guest

27 March 1975
The Precinct reluctantly guards a Mafia witness. Chano uses his fellow officers' cash reserve to set up a narcotics buy.

Season 1, Episode 11: Escape Artist

10 April 1975
Barney holds a resourceful escaped prisoner for the FBI. A self-declared "bird-man" drops in. Harris decides to write a novel.

Season 1, Episode 12: Hair

17 April 1975
A Serpico replica joins the squad temporarily. Bernice discovers that Fish spent the afternoon in a massage parlor.

Season 1, Episode 13: The Hero

1 May 1975
Chano kills two bank robbers. Liz makes a citizen's arrest of her assailant -- an eight-year-old boy.

Season 2


Season 2, Episode 1: Doomsday

11 September 1975
A disgruntled man wearing a belt of dynamite threatens to detonate himself and the squad room. Wojo arrests a fraudulent priest. The squad room plumbing goes haywire.

Season 2, Episode 2: The Social Worker

18 September 1975
Liz tires of housework and tries her hand at social work, to Barney's dismay. Harris is intrigued by a master forger.

Season 2, Episode 3: The Layoff

25 September 1975
A city-wide labor layoff forces Barney, Fish, and Yemana to do without the services of Chano, Harris and Wojo. A morose stockbroker resorts to petty theft.

Season 2, Episode 4: Ambush

2 October 1975
Yemana is shot in plain sight of disinterested bystanders. Barney is offered a job in Florida.

Season 2, Episode 5: Heat Wave

9 October 1975
A wife claims spousal abuse. Wojo and Wentworth go undercover to catch a park rapist.

Hal Linden ... Capt. Barney Miller

Barbara Barrie ... Elizabeth Miller (credit only)

Abe Vigoda ... Det. Phil Fish

Max Gail ... Det. Stan 'Wojo' Wojciehowicz (as Maxwell Gail)

Ron Glass ... Det. Ron Harris

Jack Soo ... Det. Sgt. Nick Yemana (credit only)

Gregory Sierra ... Det. Sgt. Chano Amenguale

Linda Lavin ... Det. Janice Wentworth
Janet Ward ... Mrs. Boyle
Gloria Calomee ... Det. Bailey
Peter Elbling ... Fresh Talker (as Harold Oblong)
Paul Lichtman ... Beckman
Angelo Gnazzo ... Mugger

Season 2, Episode 6: The Arsonist

16 October 1975
The officers look out for an arsonist. Chano arrests a man who assaulted a vending machine with a deadly weapon.

Season 2, Episode 7: Grand Hotel

23 October 1975
Wojo and Wentworth go undercover as a married couple to break up a burglary ring set in an upscale hotel.

Hal Linden ... Capt. Barney Miller

Barbara Barrie ... Elizabeth Miller (credit only)

Abe Vigoda ... Det. Phil Fish

Max Gail ... Det. Stan 'Wojo' Wojciehowicz (as Maxwell Gail)

Ron Glass ... Det. Ron Harris (credit only)

Jack Soo ... Det. Sgt. Nick Yemana (credit only)

Gregory Sierra ... Det. Sgt. Chano Amenguale

Linda Lavin ... Det. Janice Wentworth
Robert Mandan ... Charlie Huntsinger

Adam Arkin ... Howard Smith
Queenie Smith ... Wilson the Maid
Beatrice Colen ... Miss Heartstone
Arnold Soboloff ... Lenny 'The Confessor' Kelso
Joseph G. Medalis ... Bellhop (as Joe Medalis)

Season 2, Episode 8: Discovery

30 October 1975
Marty claims that a member of the precinct is harassing the gay community. The precinct computers have recorded Fish as dead.

Hal Linden ... Capt. Barney Miller

Barbara Barrie ... Elizabeth Miller (credit only)

Abe Vigoda ... Det. Phil Fish

Max Gail ... Det. Stan 'Wojo' Wojciehowicz (as Maxwell Gail)

Ron Glass ... Det. Ron Harris

Jack Soo ... Det. Sgt. Nick Yemana

Gregory Sierra ... Det. Sgt. Chano Amenguale

Jack DeLeon ... Marty Morrison

Philip Sterling ... Mr. Buckholtz

Ray Stewart ... Darryl Driscoll
Paul Jenkins ... Det. Sgt. Forbes
John LaMotta ... Bellevue Hospital Attendant (as Johnny LaMotta)
Norman Rice ... Shakedown Bad Cop (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 9: You Dirty Rat

13 November 1975
Two kilos of confiscated marijuana disappears from the evidence locker. A homeless man spends his nights in a a series of department stores.

Season 2, Episode 10: Horse Thief

20 November 1975
A hansom cab owner reports his horse as missing. A man is assaulted in his hotel room; yet he insists he was alone.

Season 2, Episode 11: Rain

27 November 1975
The squad must work through the precinct roof threatening to collapse from the rain and a nightclub comic's Bicentennial jokes.

Season 2, Episode 12: Fish

4 December 1975
A look at Fish's home life results when he decides to go on restricted duty. Steve Landesberg steps in as Arthur Dietrich. Doris Belack substitutes for Florence Stanley as Bernice Fish.

Season 2, Episode 13: Hot Dogs

11 December 1975
A man is convinced that a photo of Jean Harlow is of his missing wife. A pair of female officers makes an overzealous drug bust.

Season 2, Episode 14: Protection

18 December 1975
Citizens are in a panic over rumors that the 12th Precinct is being shut down. A repentant hood can't prove that he committed a crime.

Season 2, Episode 15: Happy New Year

8 January 1976
On New Year's Eve, Wojo delivers a baby, and Fish tries to stop a jumper.

Season 2, Episode 16: The Sniper

22 January 1976
Wojo and Luger become targets of a sniper. A con man is selling charter flights to Saturn.

Season 2, Episode 17: Fear of Flying

29 January 1976
Although Wojo is afraid of flying, he must escort a bigamist to Cleveland. Meanwhile, the bigamist's New York wife turns up at the precinct. A man turns in an unmarked envelope containing $3,500 in cash, anxious to know when he will able to claim it.

Season 2, Episode 18: Block Party

12 February 1976
Wentworth is furious when Chano gets the credit for the arrest she made of an assassin at a block party.

Season 2, Episode 19: Massage Parlor

19 February 1976
Wentworth arrests a dime-store cowboy in a massage parlor. The detectives arrest an mugger who's in her eighties.

Hal Linden ... Capt. Barney Miller

Barbara Barrie ... Elizabeth Miller (credit only)

Abe Vigoda ... Det. Phil Fish

Max Gail ... Det. Stan 'Wojo' Wojciehowicz (as Maxwell Gail)

Ron Glass ... Det. Ron Harris

Jack Soo ... Det. Sgt. Nick Yemana

Gregory Sierra ... Det. Sgt. Chano Amenguale

Linda Lavin ... Det. Janice Wentworth

Florence Halop ... Ms. Mable Kleiner

Meg Wyllie ... Mrs. Oppenheimer

Kenneth Tigar ... Fletcher
Charles Frank ... Lance Peterson
Opal Euard ... Mrs. Krause
Janet Ruff ... Mrs. Mary Dexter

Season 2, Episode 20: The Psychiatrist

26 February 1976
A psychiatrist advises the department to confiscate Wojo's gun.

Season 2, Episode 21: The Kid

4 March 1976
Fish is attracted to a mugger's mother. A man who turned in $3,500 he found a few weeks ago is anxious to know whether the owner has claimed it.

Season 2, Episode 22: The Mole

18 March 1976
A burglar known as "The Mole" leads Harris and Wojo on a chase through the city sewer system. Fish considers an operation.

Hal Linden ... Capt. Barney Miller

Barbara Barrie ... Elizabeth Miller (credit only)

Abe Vigoda ... Det. Phil Fish

Max Gail ... Det. Stan 'Wojo' Wojciehowicz (as Maxwell Gail)

Ron Glass ... Det. Ron Harris

Jack Soo ... Det. Sgt. Nick Yemana

Gregory Sierra ... Det. Sgt. Chano Amenguale
Dean Santoro ... Philip Schroder

Ron Carey ... Angelo Molinari aka The Mole

Severn Darden ... Randolph Cook
Richard Russell Ramos ... Dr. Alvin Craine (as Richard Ramos)

Season 3


Season 3, Episode 1: Evacuation

23 September 1976
Wojo is alarmed to learn that New York City doesn't have an up-to-date emergency evacuation procedure. Fish meets Jilly Pappalardo, a young thief who eventually will star in the spin-off Fish.

Season 3, Episode 2: Quarantine: Part 1

30 September 1976
Wojo brings in a sick perpetrator who collapses on the floor. The entire precinct is placed under quarantine, including a prostitute who gets friendly with Fish, Marty, Mr Driscoll, and Inspector Luger.

Season 3, Episode 3: Quarantine: Part 2

7 October 1976
The entire 12th Precinct is under quarantine for the night, including the civilians, due to the threat of smallpox. Being cooped up in the same room together with no air conditioning starts to affect the men negatively. It gets worse when they overhear Harris' very vocal dreams where he seems to have a problem with everyone. The rest of the men share personal stories and conversations while waiting to hear from the medical lab if the pox is smallpox or just chicken pox.

Season 3, Episode 4: Bus Stop

14 October 1976
A robber is confined to the precinct with his bus load of victims.

Season 3, Episode 5: The Election

21 October 1976
It's Election Day. A woman, being prevented by her husband from voting, throws a toilet seat into the street to get attention. A shoplifter is escorted to vote by Wojo and then lost by him. Inspector Luger campaigns for a political crony.

Season 3, Episode 6: Werewolf

28 October 1976
A man claiming to be a werewolf causes a disturbance in the park.

Season 3, Episode 7: The Recluse

11 November 1976
A man who hasn't left his apartment since World War II is brought in for refusing to serve jury duty. A prophet claims the end is near, i.e. 5:30 p.m.

Season 3, Episode 8: Noninvolvement

18 November 1976
Wojo brings in a man for refusing to help a mugging victim, but Barney doesn't think a crime has been committed.

Season 3, Episode 9: Power Failure

9 December 1976
The precinct endures a power failure and a man with a split personality.

Season 3, Episode 10: Christmas Story

23 December 1976
Fish goes undercover to catch a mugger who's targeting Santas. Wojo doesn't know how to tell Yemana that his Christmas Eve date is a call girl. Luger fishes for an Christmas Day invitation from Barney.

Season 3, Episode 11: Hash

30 December 1976
Everyone on the squad except Barney is stoned by hashish-laced brownies made by Wojo's new girlfriend. An actor and a critic duel with swords.

Season 3, Episode 12: Smog Alert

6 January 1977
The city experiences a first-stage smog alert. A potential suicide victim is saved by a graffiti artist.

Season 3, Episode 13: Community Relations

13 January 1977
Barney is charged with harassment when he arrests a blind shoplifter. An evicted tenant threatens a landlord with a musket.

Season 3, Episode 14: The Rand Report

20 January 1977
Wojo quits the force rather than return to uniformed patrol one week per month.

Season 3, Episode 15: Fire '77

27 January 1977
Thanks to a suicidal couple, the precinct may go up in flames.

Season 3, Episode 16: Abduction

3 February 1977
A couple wants Barney's assistance with their cult-influenced daughter. Nick's bookie is arrested. Harris gets a short story published in a slick gentleman's magazine. Bernice interviews for a job over Fish's objections.

Hal Linden ... Capt. Barney Miller

Abe Vigoda ... Det. Phil Fish

Max Gail ... Det. Stan 'Wojo' Wojciehowicz

Ron Glass ... Det. Ron Harris

Jack Soo ... Det. Sgt. Nick Yemana

Florence Stanley ... Bernice Fish
Rod Colbin ... Joe Wheaton

Vivi Janiss ... Lois Wheaton

David Clennon ... Bodhisattva
Jane Alice Brandon ... Barbara Lynn Wheaton / Praknamurti

Buddy Lester ... Sidney the Bookie

Season 3, Episode 17: Sex Surrogate

10 February 1977
Barney investigates a sex clinic that more closely resembles a brothel. Harris investigates a rash of crimes apparently committed by a juvenile. Weary of waiting for a promotion, Levitt announces that he's quitting the force.

Season 3, Episode 18: Moonlighting

17 February 1977
Barney discovers that Harris has a second job. Dietrich arrests a priest for fencing stolen goods. A racketeer is using a mentally challenged boy as an assistant.

Season 3, Episode 19: Asylum

24 February 1977
Wojo prematurely grants asylum to a Russian defector. Marty is charged with a parole violation for possessing a half-ounce of marijuana.

Season 3, Episode 20: Group Home

10 March 1977
Yemana assists a bigoted Army officer when a bomber threatens a recruiting facility. Fish takes a turn at mugging detail.

Season 3, Episode 21: Strike: Part 1

24 March 1977
The city is threatened with a police force strike. A woman is robbed by her computer date.

Season 3, Episode 22: Strike: Part 2

31 March 1977
Barney and Inspector Luger staff the precinct alone while the detectives are on strike.

Season 4


Season 4, Episode 1: Good-Bye, Mr. Fish: Part 1

15 September 1977
Fish is nowhere to be found on his last day before he retires. A neighborhood vigilante group is out of control.

Season 4, Episode 2: Good-Bye, Mr. Fish: Part 2

22 September 1977
Fish finally reports for work but refuses to acknowledge that he is obligated to retire.

Season 4, Episode 3: Bugs

29 September 1977
Recording devices discovered in the precinct may have come from Internal Affairs or the White House.

Season 4, Episode 4: Corporation

6 October 1977
An environmentalist who has been attacking a chemical plant faces the corporation's high-priced lawyer.

Season 4, Episode 5: Burial

20 October 1977
Retired Detective Fish returns to assist Barney in locating a kidnapped corpse.

Season 4, Episode 6: Copy Cat

27 October 1977
Yemana uses a TV Guide to second-guess the perpetrator who's mimicking crime shows. An alcoholic forgets his weapon in the commission of a hold-up.

Season 4, Episode 7: Blizzard

3 November 1977
A blizzard traps the precinct with a corpse. A self-proclaimed prophet predicts a new ice age.

Season 4, Episode 8: Chase

17 November 1977
Wojo crashes a borrowed cab chasing a robbery suspect. Lieutenant Scanlon uses a drug pusher to try to flush out corruption in the precinct.

Season 4, Episode 9: Thanksgiving Story

24 November 1977
The detectives clean up the mess after three mental patients have Thanksgiving dinner at an automat An automat was a type of cafeteria, popular in the 1950's. Where food and drink was obtained from vending machines.

Season 4, Episode 10: Tunnel

1 December 1977
When a tunnel collapses, Wojo is buried alive along with a burglar digging toward a diamond exchange. Though he is currently homeless, Harris searches Manhattan for an apartment to fit his intended lifestyle.

Season 4, Episode 11: Atomic Bomb

15 December 1977
A college student's physics project is really a functional atomic bomb.

Hal Linden ... Capt. Barney Miller

Max Gail ... Det. Stan 'Wojo' Wojciehowicz

Ron Glass ... Det. Ron Harris

Jack Soo ... Det. Sgt. Nick Yemana

Steve Landesberg ... Det. Sgt. Arthur Dietrich

Ron Carey ... Officer Carl Levitt (credit only)

James Gregory ... Inspector Frank Luger (credit only)

Phil Leeds ... Harry Kruger
Stephen Pearlman ... Sgt. Kavanaugh
Karl Bruck ... Dr. Reinhold Bauer

John Getz ... William McKuen
Helen Verbit ... Evelyn Kruger

Al Ruscio ... Mr. Seldiz
Will Seltzer ... James Thayer
Rod Colbin ... Mr. Swanson of Metropolitan New York Cryonic Society

Season 4, Episode 12: The Bank

5 January 1978
A man wants a sperm bank charged with murder after the bank's lab accidentally destroys the man's last available sample.

Season 4, Episode 13: The Ghost

12 January 1978
The police do not believe a man who claims he's being visited by a poltergeist. Then they put the man in jail, and strange events begin occurring about the squad room.

Season 4, Episode 14: Appendicitis

19 January 1978
Yemana is hospitalized with appendicitis. Guests to the jail include a sugar addict and an aging bounty hunter.

Season 4, Episode 15: Rape

26 January 1978
A woman wants her husband arrested on a rape charge. A master of disguise perpetuates a crime spree. To Yemana's delight, the city legalizes off-track betting.

Season 4, Episode 16: Eviction: Part 1

2 February 1978
Barney defies authority and refuses to evict the tenants of a condemned hotel. Luger tries to decide how to spend his vacation time.

Season 4, Episode 17: Eviction: Part 2

9 February 1978
A SWAT team is now involved with the hotel situation. Dietrich learns the identity of his amnesic girlfriend.

Season 4, Episode 18: Wojo's Problem

23 February 1978
Barney would rather not know the details of Wojo's most recent difficulty. The new female detective's husband is suspicious of her co-workers. A shoplifter escapes-in a wheelchair.

Season 4, Episode 19: Quo Vadis?

2 March 1978
Barney's been shot! The startling news paralyzes the precinct with dread and provokes Liz to draw the line. An elderly woman strenuously objects to the nude paintings on display in an art gallery.

Season 4, Episode 20: Hostage

23 March 1978
A prisoner holds the squad at gunpoint. A ventriloquist insists he's not responsible for his dummy's insensitive remarks. Harris finally finds an apartment in the Village.

Season 4, Episode 21: Evaluation

4 May 1978
A porno shop reporting vandalism turns out to be a mom-and-pop operation being hassled by the parents' children. Harris arrests a numerologist who will only give his name as "1223." The squad members await their evaluations.

Season 4, Episode 22: The Sighting

11 May 1978
A man liquidates all of his assets into gold, much to his wife's dismay. Wojo claims he saw a UFO over Staten Island.

Season 4, Episode 23: Inauguration

18 May 1978
Harris does some intensive soul searching when he's offered a job on the mayor's security team.

Season 5


Season 5, Episode 1: Kidnapping: Part 1

14 September 1978
A political activist kidnaps a department store magnate. Wojo arrests a prostitute and her business manager.

Season 5, Episode 2: Kidnapping: Part 2

14 September 1978
Wojo delivers the ransom money for the kidnapped department store owner. The prostitute charms Wojo and the victim's son.

Season 5, Episode 3: The Search

21 September 1978
The officers reopen a 28-year-old missing persons case. The host of a children's science show goes berserk. Harris takes a turn at cross-dressing mugging detail.

Season 5, Episode 4: Dog Days

28 September 1978
Wojo is bitten by a German Shepherd that may be rabid. The Millers prepare for their impending separation.

Season 5, Episode 5: The Baby Broker

5 October 1978
A German woman attempts to escape the country rather than surrender her baby to a baby broker's clients. Levitt resorts to stimulants to maintain his self-imposed thirty-six-hour shift.

Season 5, Episode 6: The Accusation

12 October 1978
An accusation against Dietrich leads to a visit from Lieutenant Scanlon of Internal Affairs. Yemana arrests a rabbi who is running a gambling casino in his synagogue.

Season 5, Episode 7: The Prisoner

19 October 1978
A prisoner released after serving his sentence has difficulty adjusting to civilian life. A cat burglar's widow continues the family business.

Season 5, Episode 8: Loan Shark

2 November 1978
Harris arrests a young loan shark. Barney notes some uncharacteristic behavior from Yemana. A tattoo artist refuses to remove his work from a client.

Season 5, Episode 9: The Vandal

9 November 1978
Barney suspects Levitt of vandalizing the squad room. A TV programming executive is assaulted in a coffee shop.

Season 5, Episode 10: The Harris Incident

30 November 1978
A rookie cop assumes Harris is a felon and shoots at him. A stockbroker leaves Wall Street to become a beggar.

Season 5, Episode 11: The Radical

7 December 1978
A shoplifting suspect turns out to be a wanted 1960s-era radical, whose raging about the Vietnam War stirs up passions and polarizes the precinct. An overweight burglar becomes the butt of jokes.

Season 5, Episode 12: Toys

14 December 1978
Combatting toy makers create a disturbance. A claustrophobic prisoner has a problem with the jail cell. Barney faces his first holiday as a separated man.

Season 5, Episode 13: The Indian

4 January 1979
Wojo is forced to arrest an aging Indian who only wants to die in the park. A woman's shoes are stolen-from her feet.

Season 5, Episode 14: Voice Analyzer

11 January 1979
Lieutenant Scanlon tries to hunt corruption with a lie detector. Barney suspects a furrier's robbery report.

Season 5, Episode 15: The Spy

18 January 1979
A paranoid spy holds the squad room at bay. The officers bring in a disorderly mime.

Season 5, Episode 16: Wojo's Girl: Part 1

25 January 1979
Wojo decides to move in with his girlfriend. A man tells his wife that he's leaving to become a mercenary.

Season 5, Episode 17: Wojo's Girl: Part 2

25 January 1979
Wojo struggles to co-exist with his girlfriend, a former prostitute.

Hal Linden ... Capt. Barney Miller (credit only)

Max Gail ... Det. Stan 'Wojo' Wojciehowicz

Ron Glass ... Det. Ron Harris (credit only)

Jack Soo ... Det. Sgt. Nick Yemana (credit only)

Steve Landesberg ... Det. Sgt. Arthur Dietrich (credit only)

Ron Carey ... Officer Carl Levitt (credit only)
Darlene Parks ... Nancy

Lewis Arquette ... Nells Finney (credit only)

Philip Bruns ... Frank Mallory (credit only)

Michael Conrad ... Col. Charles Dundee (credit only)

Peter Hobbs ... Phillip Brauer (credit only)

Doris Roberts ... Harriet Brauer (credit only)

Season 5, Episode 18: Middle Age

1 February 1979
Barney feels the aging process. Dietrich arrests an aging Olympic hopeful who practices his javelin toss in Central Park. A Hassidic Jew is the target of a diamond thief.

Season 5, Episode 19: The Counterfeiter

8 February 1979
Harris pumps a counterfeiter for his life story. A man takes exception to a cosmetic surgeon's work on his wife.

Season 5, Episode 20: Open House

15 February 1979
The precinct hosts an open house that attracts only vagrants. Wojo and Harris try to get a lead on an arsonist. Barney's enthusiasm in moving back home is tempered by the hotel manager who refuses to refund him his upcoming month's rent.

Season 5, Episode 21: Identity

1 March 1979
The precinct is asked to assist a thief who is entering a witness relocation program. Harris quickly regrets the fact that Dietrich has saved his life.

Season 5, Episode 22: Computer Crime

15 March 1979
A computer firm has difficulty retrieving embezzled funds. An educated young man claims to be under the influence of a voodoo curse.

Season 5, Episode 23: Graveyard Shift

10 May 1979
The squad face the late shift with an irate tourist and a man who believes that he is being frequented by a succubus.

Season 5, Episode 24: Jack Soo, a Retrospective

17 May 1979
The death of Jack Soo in 1979 marked the passing of both a fine comedy actor and one of TV's most memorable characters: Nick Yemana, the deadpan detective known for his dry wit and wretched coffee. This tribute to Soo features reminiscences by the series regulars as well as some notable Yemana vignettes--Nick's curious response to an ink-blot test administered by a police psychiatrist; his attraction to a Japanese woman who turns out to be a hooker; and his inability to stop singing after he innocently eats brownies laced with hashish.

Hal Linden ... Capt. Barney Miller

Max Gail ... Det. Stan 'Wojo' Wojciehowicz

Ron Glass ... Det. Ron Harris

Jack Soo ... Det. Sgt. Nick Yemana (archive footage)

Steve Landesberg ... Det. Sgt. Arthur Dietrich

Ron Carey ... Officer Carl Levitt

James Gregory ... Inspector Frank Luger
David Darlow ... Philip Dupree (archive footage) (uncredited)

Ivor Francis ... Mr. Unger (archive footage) (uncredited)

Ralph Manza ... Leon Roth (archive footage) (uncredited)

Nobu McCarthy ... Miss Dorothy Murakami (archive footage) (uncredited)

George Murdock ... Master Sgt. J.R. Reville (archive footage) (uncredited)

Gregory Sierra ... Det. Sgt. Chano Amenguale (archive footage) (uncredited)
Brett Somers ... Mrs. Stavochek (archive footage) (uncredited)

Ray Stewart ... Darryl Driscoll (archive footage) (uncredited)

Kenneth Tigar ... Mr. Kopeckne (archive footage) (uncredited)

Abe Vigoda ... Det. Phil Fish (archive footage) (uncredited)

Season 6


Season 6, Episode 1: Inquisition

13 September 1979
Lieutenant Scanlon investigates an anonymous letter that identifies a member of the precinct as a homosexual. An angry shopper destroys to an elevator's MUZAK machine.

Season 6, Episode 2: The Photographer

20 September 1979
A prisoner claims to be Jesus Christ. A drug dealer is caught with a large stash. An elderly mugger poses as a photographer to entice lonely women.

Season 6, Episode 3: Vacation

27 September 1979
The detectives are preoccupied with Barney's posted vacation schedules. A string of false alarms suggests that a sniper may be after a cop. A man won't donate a kidney to his ailing brother.

Season 6, Episode 4: The Brother

4 October 1979
A monk suffers a transgression with a prostitute. Dietrich may not be ideal for mugging detail, especially if in drag.

Season 6, Episode 5: The Slave

18 October 1979
Harris objects to the fact that the Burmese chauffeur being arrested for a traffic accident is actually an indentured servant.

Season 6, Episode 6: Strip Joint

1 November 1979
A bookstore owner is angry when a strip club opens near his store. A man is convinced that he is on the verge of spontaneous combustion.

Hal Linden ... Capt. Barney Miller

Max Gail ... Det. Stan 'Wojo' Wojciehowicz

Ron Glass ... Det. Ron Harris

Steve Landesberg ... Det. Sgt. Arthur Dietrich

Ron Carey ... Officer Carl Levitt

James Cromwell ... Neil Spencer

Todd Susman ... Edward Yakel

Diana Canova ... Stephanie Wolf

Rosanna DeSoto ... Teresa Tasco (as Rosana Soto)
Walter Janovitz ... Ivan Kessler (as Walter Janowitz)

Season 6, Episode 7: The Bird

8 November 1979
The clerk that sold Wojo a sick bird changes his strict no-return policy when he learns that the detective is a police officer. A suicide hot line operator becomes suicidal. Harris's book publication is interrupted when Dietrich refuses to sign a release.

Season 6, Episode 8: The Desk

22 November 1979
A former master criminal becomes incoherent following his lobotomy. A victim is unable to use the telephone to report being mugged because he's Amish.

Season 6, Episode 9: The Judge

6 December 1979
A judge overrules an attorney by hitting him on the head with a gavel. A woman reports crimes that actually happen on soap operas.

Season 6, Episode 10: The DNA Story

13 December 1979
The squad searches for a viral strain stolen from a lab. A woman is convinced that her husband is really a clone.

Season 6, Episode 11: The Dentist

27 December 1979
A detective goes undercover to trap a dentist with instruments that seem to go missing. One man's hands are a nuisance to others and a musical instrument to himself.

Season 6, Episode 12: People's Court

3 January 1980
Weary apartment dwellers band together to catch a burglar. A census taker takes drastic measures to count an unco-operative target.

Season 6, Episode 13: Vanished: Part 1

10 January 1980
Harris poses as a vagrant to go undercover to solve a string of crimes, and then he disappears. A woman wants Wojo or Dietrich to make a baby with her.

Season 6, Episode 14: Vanished: Part 2

17 January 1980
Harris disappears while going undercover as a vagrant. Luger chooses to be demoted rather than to retire.

Season 6, Episode 15: The Child Stealers

24 January 1980
Marty's friend Mr. Driscoll tries to reclaim his son by kidnapping him from a playground. A self-proclaimed time traveler advises Harris to adjust his stock portfolio.

Season 6, Episode 16: Guns

31 January 1980
A rash of unusual robberies leads to an eccentric gun collector. A man who is trying to recover his television set robs the police vault. Wojo fears that a depressed Luger is planning to commit suicide.

Season 6, Episode 17: Uniform Day

7 February 1980
The staff serve the annual department-mandated ritual day in uniform, except Harris who wears his customary three-piece suit.

Season 6, Episode 18: Dietrich's Arrest: Part 1

28 February 1980
Dietrich is arrested for participating in an anti-nuclear rally. A lottery winner dispenses of his prize money by throwing it out a window. Barney discovers he can't afford his apartment now that it is being converted into a condominium.

Season 6, Episode 19: Dietrich's Arrest: Part 2

6 March 1980
Harris is assigned to book Dietrich, whose arrest earns a visit from Internal Affairs. A nuclear engineer is arrested for splashing participants with atomic water.

Season 6, Episode 20: The Architect

27 March 1980
An architect decides to blow up his own building.

Season 6, Episode 21: The Inventor

1 May 1980
An inventor steals the plans for his own invention. The squad tries hypnosis to uncover the name of a criminal that Wojo can't remember.

Season 6, Episode 22: Fog

8 May 1980
Barney is discouraged at being passed over yet again for promotion to the rank of deputy inspector.

Hal Linden ... Capt. Barney Miller

Max Gail ... Det. Stan 'Wojo' Wojciehowicz

Ron Glass ... Det. Ron Harris

Steve Landesberg ... Det. Sgt. Arthur Dietrich

Ron Carey ... Officer Carl Levitt

Sydney Lassick ... Victor Carse (as Sidney Lassick)
J.J. Barry ... Fred Bauer

Robert Levine ... Howard Kimbro
Bill Dillard ... Edward Jennings / Fast Eddie (as William Dillard)

Season 7


Season 7, Episode 1: Homicide: Part 1

30 October 1980
The department restructures precincts into specialty squads. Luger gets the 12th assigned as a homicide squad. A man murders his barber. A woman hires a hit man to kill her husband and then changes her mind.

Season 7, Episode 2: Homicide: Part 2

6 November 1980
Barney's frustration boils over when the new homicide-only edict results in the death of an old friend. Dietrich tracks down the hit man's intended target. Harris woos the precinct's crime photographer.

Season 7, Episode 3: The Delegate

13 November 1980
A drunk and disorderly man turns out to be a delegate from the 1976 Democratic convention. Barney discovers that the newly assigned Officer Nash is not really a police officer.

Season 7, Episode 4: Dorsey

27 November 1980
The precinct's newest detective is convinced that his colleagues are on the take and asks not to be included.

Season 7, Episode 5: Agent Orange

11 December 1980
Wojo takes a personal interest in a fellow vet whose crime spree may be related to Agent Orange exposure during the Vietnam War. A domestic dispute occurs at the Brauer household when their apartment building becomes "clothing optional."

Season 7, Episode 6: Call Girl

18 December 1980
The precinct is besieged by a large group of prostitutes. Dorsey develops a protective stance with a young one. Harris receives stock tips from another. Dietrich is tempted by all of them as he experiments with celibacy.

Season 7, Episode 7: Resignation

8 January 1981
Dietrich feels guilty and resigns when he shoots a felon. A playwright assaults an incompetent actor.

Season 7, Episode 8: Field Associate

15 January 1981
The detectives are edgy because someone is sending specific information about them to Internal Affairs. Harris sets up a reunion between an elderly cat burglar and his wife who reported him missing years ago.

Season 7, Episode 9: Movie: Part 1

22 January 1981
Harris is assigned to direct a pornographic movie for an investigation. An former-generation radio news reporter assaults a young television anchor.

Season 7, Episode 10: Movie: Part 2

29 January 1981
Audience members at the screening of Harris' over-budget film include a blind mugging victim and an overeager charity collector.

Season 7, Episode 11: The Psychic

5 February 1981
A mugger claims he was following a psychic vision. A language professor vandalizes a grammatically incorrect billboard.

Season 7, Episode 12: Stormy Weather

12 February 1981
Barney anxiously waits for news about Wojo who chased a looter into the Hudson River. A deaf woman is arrested for prostitution.

Season 7, Episode 13: The Librarian

19 February 1981
A gypsy has an incredibly compelling motive for harassing the owner of a novelty store. A librarian takes extreme measures to enforce quiet among her patrons.

Hal Linden ... Capt. Barney Miller

Max Gail ... Det. Stan 'Wojo' Wojciehowicz

Ron Glass ... Det. Ron Harris

Steve Landesberg ... Det. Sgt. Arthur Dietrich

Ron Carey ... Officer Carl Levitt

Allan Miller ... William Collins, Justice Department
Titos Vandis ... Stefan Beruit

Miriam Byrd-Nethery ... Louise Austin (as Miriam Byrd Netherly)
Zachary Berger ... Werner 'Bob' Zlinka
James Gallery ... Neil Pomerantz

Season 7, Episode 14: Rachel

26 February 1981
Wojo asks Barney's daughter out on a date. A sporting goods store owner takes the law in his own hands. Arnold Ripner sues Harris over the lawyer's portrayal in the detective's novel.

Season 7, Episode 15: Contempt: Part 1

12 March 1981
Barney is charged with contempt of court when he refuses to name an informant. A restaurant may have refused to serve a man because of his appearance.

Season 7, Episode 16: Contempt: Part 2

19 March 1981
While Barney spends the night in jail for contempt of court, Harris supervises the squad room.

Season 7, Episode 17: The Doll

26 March 1981
An expensive doll is abducted for ransom. A man claims he was swindled out of a ticket on the space shuttle. Luger names Barney as a beneficiary in his will.

Season 7, Episode 18: Lady and the Bomb

9 April 1981
A woman threatens to blow up the squad room with a homemade bomb. The jury reaches a verdict in Harris's libel suit. Retired Detective Phil Fish drops in for a visit.

Season 7, Episode 19: Riot

30 April 1981
Luger turns a small disturbance with the Hassidic community into a full-blown riot. The squad discovers a survivalist couple setting up their housekeeping in the sewers.

Season 7, Episode 20: The Vests

7 May 1981
The detectives object to wearing their new bulletproof vests. Luger interviews the detectives in case of the need for an obituary.

Season 7, Episode 21: The Rainmaker

14 May 1981
The officers arrest a rainmaker, only to discover that he was hired by the drought-ridden city. Wojo, Harris, and Dietrich each consider applying for a job opening in vice.

Season 7, Episode 22: Liquidation

21 May 1981
Harris is forced to liquidate his possessions to pay the judgment in Arnold Ripner's lawsuit.

Season 8


Season 8, Episode 1: Paternity

29 October 1981
Wojo is proved innocent in a paternity suit, but at a price. An angry patron vandalizes a theater. A beauty queen is robbed.

Season 8, Episode 2: Advancement

5 November 1981
Harris signs a contract for a new book. A lottery winner seeks revenge when the ticket seller loses his winning ticket. Luger manipulates Barney into writing a letter to his mail-order bride.

Season 8, Episode 3: The Car

12 November 1981
A car thief's conscience haunts him twenty-five years after the fact. An overzealous sanitation officer goes haywire. Levitt saves a child from certain danger.

Season 8, Episode 4: Possession

19 November 1981
A disorderly conduct report leads to a man who insists he's possessed by an evil spirit. A husband is arrested for forcing his wife into designer jeans.

Season 8, Episode 5: Stress Analyzer

26 November 1981
A Peace Corps recruiter goes overboard at a job fair. Dietrich volunteers for a department stress experiment.

Hal Linden ... Capt. Barney Miller

Max Gail ... Det. Stan 'Wojo' Wojciehowicz

Ron Glass ... Det. Ron Harris

Steve Landesberg ... Det. Sgt. Arthur Dietrich

Ron Carey ... Officer Carl Levitt

Phil Leeds ... Brent LaMear

James Cromwell ... Dr. Edmund Danworth

Florence Halop ... Wanda LaMear

Ann Morgan Guilbert ... Ms. Swallock (as Ann Guilbert)
Rod Colbin ... William Jessup

James Murtaugh ... Peace Corps Recruiter Vincent Bondell

James Gregory ... Inspector Frank Luger

Season 8, Episode 6: Games

10 December 1981
A computer game processor manufacturer is accused of espionage. An U. S. Army Specialist supplements her income as a prostitute.

Hal Linden ... Capt. Barney Miller

Max Gail ... Det. Stan 'Wojo' Wojciehowicz

Ron Glass ... Det. Ron Harris

Steve Landesberg ... Det. Sgt. Arthur Dietrich

Ron Carey ... Officer Carl Levitt (credit only)

Philip Sterling ... Frank Rilling, FBI
Carol Eve Rossen ... Sgt. Lake, USA (as Carol Rossen)
Sarah Kennedy ... Spec. Alice Grant, USA

John O'Leary ... Leo Hadden, KGB
Vernon Weddle ... Lawrence Oaks

Trinidad Silva ... Puente

Warren Munson ... James Seinbeck

Season 8, Episode 7: Homeless

17 December 1981
The precinct is overrun with vagrants on Christmas. A merchant uses a cattle rod as his weapon of choice. A greeting card writer snaps.

Season 8, Episode 8: The Tontine

7 January 1982
The survivor of a tontine attempts suicide so he can leave the money to his cousin.

Hal Linden ... Capt. Barney Miller

Max Gail ... Det. Stan 'Wojo' Wojciehowicz

Ron Glass ... Det. Ron Harris

Steve Landesberg ... Det. Sgt. Arthur Dietrich

Ron Carey ... Officer Carl Levitt

Ivor Francis ... Henry Mercurio

Ian Wolfe ... Joseph Spidonie
Jay Robinson ... Horace Sharp

Dennis Lipscomb ... Lawrence Pryne

Lou Cutell ... Mr. Roselle
Jane Dulo ... Mrs. Edna Sligman
Joseph V. Perry ... Mr. Marken (as Joseph Perry)

Sam Ingraffia ... Ambulance Attendant

Season 8, Episode 9: Examination Day

14 January 1982
The detectives work in uniform while Levitt and the others take their sergeant's exams. While working with the squad, Luger is overly rough with a perpetrator, and later with Barney.

Season 8, Episode 10: The Clown

21 January 1982
Street clowns are being attacked by a serial mugger. A hundred inmates are secretly evacuated from holding in the middle of the night.

Season 8, Episode 11: Chinatown: Part 1

4 February 1982
Harris and Dietrich are forced to share an apartment in seclusion with an unco-operative murder witness until he talks. Lieutenant Scanlon falls for a wealthy mugging victim.

Season 8, Episode 12: Chinatown: Part 2

11 February 1982
Harris and Dietrich drive each other ever crazier as they continue to be confined to their hotel room with their unco-operative witness. Lieutenant Scanlon's wealthy target of affection files harassment charges against him.

Season 8, Episode 13: Hunger Strike

18 February 1982
A nuclear activist goes on a hunger strike to protest the nuclear arms race. Dietrich aids an elderly psychiatric patient who may be speaking a foreign language. Barney declines a deputy inspector nomination.

Season 8, Episode 14: The Arrival

25 February 1982
A disgruntled member burglarizes MENSA headquarters.

Season 8, Episode 15: Obituary

11 March 1982
A newspaper obituary creates a commotion when the subject is discovered to be alive. The detectives arrest a modern-day chicken thief.

Season 8, Episode 16: Inquiry

26 March 1982
Internal Affairs is called in when an arrest target levels a charge of excessive force against Wojo. An angry parent takes action when an exclusive kindergarten denies admission to his child.

Season 8, Episode 17: Old Love

2 April 1982
Dietrich's old flame pays him a visit. A former child actor hits his agent with a telephone.

Season 8, Episode 18: Altercation

9 April 1982
The Harris-Ripner conflict reaches a boiling point. A mugging victim confesses to a twenty-five- year-old crush on Barney.

Season 8, Episode 19: Bones

30 April 1982
A museum presses charges when an Indian lifts his tribe's ancestral bones from an exhibit. A scoutmaster catches a mugger.

Hal Linden ... Capt. Barney Miller

Max Gail ... Det. Stan 'Wojo' Wojciehowicz

Ron Glass ... Det. Ron Harris

Steve Landesberg ... Det. Sgt. Arthur Dietrich

Ron Carey ... Officer Carl Levitt
Howard Platt ... Gordon Lynch

Ivor Francis ... Dr. Otto Travis
Mark Banks ... James Long

Luis Avalos ... Jorge Jesus Maria Sanchez
Panchito Gómez ... Gilbert Pedrosa (as Panchito Gomez)

Season 8, Episode 20: Landmark: Part 1

6 May 1982
Wojo's discovery of an ancient weapon results in a buyer expressing interest in the precinct building.

Season 8, Episode 21: Landmark: Part 2

13 May 1982
The interested buyer purchases the precinct building. Dietrich arrests the head of a crime school. Luger tries to bail out on his mail-order bride.

Season 8, Episode 22: Landmark: Part 3

20 May 1982
Everyone drops by to pay their last respects as the detectives prepare for new assignments. Harris contemplates resignation when he's assigned to Flushing Meadows. Barney recalls departed friends before he turns out the lights for the final time.

Hal Linden ... Capt. Barney Miller

Max Gail ... Det. Stan 'Wojo' Wojciehowicz

Ron Glass ... Det. Ron Harris

Steve Landesberg ... Det. Sgt. Arthur Dietrich

Ron Carey ... Officer Carl Levitt
J.J. Barry ... Arthur Duncan

Earl Boen ... Warren Gimble
Stanley Brock ... Bruno Bender
Oliver Clark ... Carl Ebling

Jack DeLeon ... Marty Morrison (as Jack De Leon)
John Dullaghan ... Ray Brewer

Mari Gorman ... Naomi Bender
Walter Janovitz ... Sam Belinkoff (as Walter Janowitz)

Ralph Manza ... Leon Roth
Judson Morgan ... Phillip Lukeather

F. William Parker ... Wallace Lowell

Ray Stewart ... Darryl Driscoll

Meshach Taylor ... Melvin Jackson
Carina Afable ... Perlita Avilar

George Murdock ... Lt. Ben Scanlon

James Gregory ... Inspector Frank Luger

Linda Lavin ... Det. Janice Wentworth (archive footage) (uncredited)

Chu Chu Malave ... Ramon Santos (archive footage) (uncredited)

Gregory Sierra ... Det. Sgt. Chano Amenguale (archive footage) (uncredited)
Arnold Soboloff ... Lenny 'The Confessor' Kelso (archive footage) (uncredited)

Jack Soo ... Det. Sgt. Nick Yemana (archive footage) (uncredited)

Abe Vigoda ... Det. Phil Fish (archive footage) (uncredited)

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