Hill Street Blues: Season 3, Episode 8

Requiem for a Hairbag (18 Nov. 1982)

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Fay's house is burgled, and some unspecifiedly private movies involving her and Frank, along with usual items of value, are also, suspiciously, pinched. Dominique Dunne guests as a teenager... See full summary »

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Fay's house is burgled, and some unspecifiedly private movies involving her and Frank, along with usual items of value, are also, suspiciously, pinched. Dominique Dunne guests as a teenager abused by her mother. Scummy narcotics cop Stan Mizelll's autopsy shows he died full of illegal drugs, and his safe deposit box turns out to have a couple of ounces of coke, $40,000 in mint 100s, and a pair of fur-lined handcuffs. At the funeral, Councilmember Detweiler tells Furillo, who he'd previously demanded choose sides, that he's going to bury him and Chief Daniels with the Mizell revelations, but Furillo argues for Fuchs anyway, even after dressing him privately down about Mizell's lack of supervision. Detweiler's further drunk driving problem resolves the issue in Daniels', and thus Furillo and Fuchs' (and the city's) favor. Joe and Bates get a baby abandoned in their back seat. Mick's decision to pay for home nursing his abusive father instead of getting him in a nursing home proves ... Written by dave94703

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This episode carries the following dedication: "This episode of Hill Street Blues is dedicated to the memory of Dominique Dunne". Ms. Dunne was a guest star in this episode and died before the episode first aired, at the hands of an abusive boyfriend, John Thomas Sweeney. See more »

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Lt. Howard Hunter: What's it like to be a hebrew?
Det. Henry Goldblume: I don't know, Howard. What's it like to be a human being?
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