A new very attractive clerk working at the station grabs Malloy's interest. The catch is that she is the niece of the over-protective Officer Ed Wells. When Malloy asks her out on a date, Ed drives Reed and Malloy crazy with his questions and rules. On patrol they are called about a prowler hiding in an overgrown yard. A man with a load of flowers and outstanding traffic warrants has the men helping him and in return creating some good will for the department. Ed tries to prevent Malloy's date but she sees through Ed. A traffic chase with a Corvette comes up short when the car disappears. Gardners at a house on the officers' vacation list results in stopping a burglary. A man found injured on the road is the Corvette driver who crashed off the road. Ed Wells' nerves take a shot when his niece has a date with a different officer who has been divorced three times and raves about his way with women. Written by
Did You Know?
The title refers to the nickname his family give Officer Ed Wells. It's revealed to Malloy by Ed's niece. See more
In the 1972 episode "The late baby", season 5 episode 2, Reed talking to Malloy identifies the fiancé of a flower vendor,Gus Archer,played by Herb Vigran as Diane. Prior to that Archer had never called his fiancé by name. See more