In the second "Alamo" episode, Phyllis Norton, in her last appearance, takes over the station when Chief Clifford catches the flu, a thief kidnaps Broadhurst in order to swap him for the thief's brother, a drug-addicted mother kidnaps her addicted newborn daughter - and a time bomb ticks in the squad room ceiling. Written by
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The was the second "Alamo" episode. Coincidental or not, Dennis Weaver's real life son Robert Weaver was in both episodes.
McCloud's scheme to arrest all of the drug dealers to find the one selling to the woman would have produced numerous lawsuits. You can't just arrest people because you're looking for someone. See more
Police Security Lapse Part 2: When Marty Foreman goes into the station house to "rescue" his brother Hoyt, Marty pulls out a revolver and aims it right in the middle of the squad room and nobody notices him. See more
[McCloud's last line of the show, as Clifford sites in a bomb-devastated squad room
You know, Chief, it may not be the right time for me to tell you about what a good job Joe and Sergeant Norton did...
[Clifford, looking for an ashtray, empties the fire-hose water out of the one he picks up
... No, no, it's not the right time.