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1979

4 Jan. 1979
The Indian
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.
 
11 Jan. 1979
Voice Analyzer
Lieutenant Scanlon tries to hunt corruption with a lie detector. Barney suspects a furrier's robbery report.
 
18 Jan. 1979
The Spy
A paranoid spy holds the squad room at bay. The officers bring in a disorderly mime.
 
25 Jan. 1979
Wojo's Girl: Part 1
Wojo decides to move in with his girlfriend. A man tells his wife that he's leaving to become a mercenary.
 
25 Jan. 1979
Wojo's Girl: Part 2
Wojo struggles to co-exist with his girlfriend, a former prostitute.
 
1 Feb. 1979
Middle Age
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.
 
8 Feb. 1979
The Counterfeiter
Harris pumps a counterfeiter for his life story. A man takes exception to a cosmetic surgeon's work on his wife.
 
15 Feb. 1979
Open House
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.
 
1 Mar. 1979
Identity
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.
 
15 Mar. 1979
Computer Crime
A computer firm has difficulty retrieving embezzled funds. An educated young man claims to be under the influence of a voodoo curse.
 
10 May 1979
Graveyard Shift
The squad face the late shift with an irate tourist and a man who believes that he is being frequented by a succubus.
 
17 May 1979
Jack Soo, a Retrospective
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.
 
13 Sep. 1979
Inquisition
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.
 
20 Sep. 1979
The Photographer
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.
 
27 Sep. 1979
Vacation
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.
 
4 Oct. 1979
The Brother
A monk suffers a transgression with a prostitute. Dietrich may not be ideal for mugging detail, especially if in drag.
 
18 Oct. 1979
The Slave
Harris objects to the fact that the Burmese chauffeur being arrested for a traffic accident is actually an indentured servant.
 
1 Nov. 1979
Strip Joint
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.
 
8 Nov. 1979
The Bird
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.
 
22 Nov. 1979
The Desk
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.
 
6 Dec. 1979
The Judge
A judge overrules an attorney by hitting him on the head with a gavel. A woman reports crimes that actually happen on soap operas.
 
13 Dec. 1979
The DNA Story
The squad searches for a viral strain stolen from a lab. A woman is convinced that her husband is really a clone.
 
27 Dec. 1979
The Dentist
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.
 

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