The trio go undercover to take down an international drug ring.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Sgt. Ed Lassiter
Charlie Drango
Claudia McNeil ...
Granny Marshall
Francie Drango
Cat Griffin
Jerry Silver
Frank Barton
Gene Washington ...
Anthony Wilson
Ron Stokes ...


The trio go undercover to take down an international drug ring.

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Action | Crime | Drama




Release Date:

14 September 1972 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Cisco Pike -- slightly spoilerish
4 August 2010 | by (Newark, DE) – See all my reviews

If I'm remembering this episode correctly, I flipped my lid when Ed Asner in a rerun of these episodes begins citing the amount of his pension in exactly the terms that Hackman did in the Kris Kristofferson flick "Cisco Pike" after I had viewed the latter film and realized not only that sequence but nearly the entire plot had been adapted for the show.

I had never seen so a clear-cut case of "wholly lifted" in my young life until the series "AlieNation" ripped off Don Johnson's Sonny Crockett tension-ratcheting "Maybe. He. Won't. Even. Twitch." shooting scene.

Regardless, this is one of the best episodes of "Mod Squad". Asner's terrific as the veteran, highly-decorated cop on the verge of retirement. But go rent "Cisco Pike" to see what I mean.

My only confusion is to which came first, since both were produced contemporaneously.

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