Adam-12: Season 7, Episode 10

Credit Risk (17 Dec. 1974)

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Reed goes to visit the bank when his credit rating is incorrect. He and Malloy stop a liquor store robbery, return two kids that ran away from home, and resolve a mystery fender bender all the while Jim gets his bank records fixed.


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Episode complete credited cast:
Harry Hickox ...
Henry Carruthers
Bert Holland ...
Mr. Gatlin
Iris Cooley
Bobbi Jordan ...
Ellen Tomley
Johana De Winter ...
Mrs. Dwight (as Johana deWinter)
Fred Stromsoe ...
Bill Baldwin ...
Billy Ray Roberts


Reed's wife was told her credit rating was no longer good when she went to buy a new washer so Reed visits the credit agency to find out why. They are called to a parking lot where a woman says her car was hit by another car but the driver left. She provides a description and license number of the car. The officers look up the owner of the offending vehicle but she denies being involved even though her car has been in an accident. Reed returns to the agency to learn he has a very poor payment history. A store owner reports that two small boys broke into his basement storage area and stole camping gear. A another man spots the boys hitchhiking and turns them over to the officers. When they respond to a liquor store robbery, they mistakenly arrest the store manager who is chasing the robber with a gun. Reed learns that his name was confused with another James Reed with a different middle initial. Reed realizes mistakes can be made and decides to make further checks on the license number... Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Crime | Drama | Mystery





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17 December 1974 (USA)  »

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While looking for fender bender (hit and run) suspect dispatch reports the 1st suspect's car as a 1969 Buick but when they arrive at the car it is really a 1969 Plymouth. On the second suspect vehicle dispatch describes it as a 1974 Ford Sedan but it is actually a1974 Chevy Caprice. See more »


Officer James A. Reed: You know that they're talking about doing away with money all together, just using one big giant plastic credit card, feeding it into a giant computer.
Officer Peter J. Malloy: Might work.
Officer James A. Reed: Not for me. Machines might be efficient, but they don't feel anything.
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