When Mac assigns Reed to write an article about Malloy for Police Beat magazine, he agonizes to find details and an angle for the story. Meanwhile, the pair chase a gas station robber, end a domestic dispute, and capture a fleeing gunman.



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Episode complete credited cast:
Officer Pete Malloy
Officer Jim Reed
Joe Dugan
Chanin Hale ...
Helen Dugan
Vic Perrin ...
Abner Hempel
Sheila Turman
William Boyett ...
Sgt. MacDonald
Jim Brock
Daniel Wilson
Fred Stromsoe ...
Officer Jerry Woods
Virginia Paris ...
Mrs. Phillips (as Gina Alvarado)


While on patrol, Malloy and Reed hear gunshots fired at a service station followed by a car speeding out of the station. In pursuit, they are able to stop the vehicle and apprehend the driver. He, however, feigns innocence in the shooting. Taking him back to the service station, they find that this situation ends up being somewhat of a victimless crime. Next, they are called to a residential noise complaint, the noise from a lion. Upon their arrival, they find that the "lion" is somewhat harmless, except as a noise issue, and that another tactic instead of a lion may better serve its "owner". They are then called to a domestic dispute, one that only a divorce lawyer can handle. However, the wife, who wants her husband arrested in the meantime, decides to take matters into her own hands, her action which doesn't have quite the effect she was hoping. While on patrol, they encounter a speeding vehicle, the driver of which they learn was involved in an armed robbery at a liquor store. The... Written by Huggo

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22 January 1974 (USA)  »

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Did You Know?


Pete says he was born in Detroit, and at 9 months old his family moved to Seattle. Actor, Martin Milner was in fact born in Detroit and moved to Seattle when he was an infant. See more »


In this episode it is stated that Malloy was born in Detroit and then moved to Seattle as an infant. However, in season 2, episode 21, _Log 74: Light Duty (21 Mar. 1970)_, Malloy told a woman from Detroit that he was born in Los Angeles. See more »

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