Adam-12 (1968–1975)
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Log 23: Pig Is a Three-Letter Word 

Reed is shaken by a child molester and learns valuable lessons on controlling his emotions. They handle a potential dead body, father-son robbery team and a pair of black men who shoot a pair of store owners and try to create a race riot.

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Mrs. Cunningham
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George Barnes
William Boyett ...
Robert Munk ...
Carl Binger
Tony Fraser ...
Johnny Standish
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Frank Standish
Linda Frey ...
Helen Ryan
Alex Clarke ...
Jessie Smith
Stuart Thomas ...
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George Bates
Breland Rice ...
Officer Benson
Ed Rue ...
Vern Bayliss
Noble Nelson ...
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Storyline

A pair of black hoodlums shoot and kill a respected black couple during a grocery store robbery. Reed and Malloy sent in to capture the killers. They keep their cool, knowing that given the heightened racial tensions, the wrong thing said could spark deadly violence, and are assisted by a young resident who helps to keep the peace. Written by Brian Rathjen <briguy_52732@yahoo.com>

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Comedy | Crime | Drama | Mystery

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11 October 1969 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Malloy makes the statement that Reed has been with him since the day he graduated the academy and has never had another partner. Yet Kent McCord had already appeared as LAPD Officer Jim Reed (with different partners) in several Dragnet episodes nearly a year before Adam-12 debuted. See more »

Goofs

When Malloy and Reed leave the station early in the episode Adam-12 is a 1968 Plymouth, it's a 1969 when they capture the senior member of the burglary crew, and it's a 1968 again when they go back on patrol after the capture. See more »

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