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Car 54, Where Are You? 

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The misadventures of two of New York's finest in the 53rd precinct in the Bronx. Toody, the short, stocky and dim-witted one, either saves the day or messes things up, much to the chagrin ... See full summary »

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Nat Hiken
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1963   1962   1961  
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Joe E. Ross ...  Officer Gunther Toody 60 episodes, 1961-1963
Fred Gwynne ...  Officer Francis Muldoon 60 episodes, 1961-1963
Paul Reed ...  Captain Paul Block / ... 53 episodes, 1961-1963
Al Lewis ...  Officer Leo Schnauser / ... 44 episodes, 1961-1963
Hank Garrett ...  Officer Ed Nicholson 37 episodes, 1961-1963
Beatrice Pons ...  Lucille Toody 32 episodes, 1961-1963
Jack Healy Jack Healy ...  Officer Rodriguez / ... 30 episodes, 1961-1963
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The misadventures of two of New York's finest in the 53rd precinct in the Bronx. Toody, the short, stocky and dim-witted one, either saves the day or messes things up, much to the chagrin of Muldoon, the tall, lanky and smart one. Written by Jason R. DeCesare <miles@k2nesoft.com>

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USA

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English

Release Date:

17 September 1961 (USA) See more »

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The Snow Whites See more »

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Runtime:

| (60 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Gerald Hiken, who had the recurring role of Katz the butcher, was a cousin of series creator Nat Hiken. See more »

Goofs

No consistent spelling for surname of character played by Al Lewis. In credits, it is listed as Schnauser, but name stenciled on character's locker is Schnauzer - with various spelling appearing whenever name is seen printed throughout series run. See more »

Quotes

Officer Gunther Toody: Do you mind? Do you mind?
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Connections

Featured in Biography: Al Lewis: Forever Grandpa (2000) See more »

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Best Show Ever
22 November 2006 | by solomon-nancySee all my reviews

Car 54 was the funniest show ever to grace the airwaves. The acting was dead-on perfection and the writing far superior to anything we have on-air today. The funniest episode involved a parrot that Captain Block had for years but was unable to teach it to talk. After one day with our heroes, the parrot ends up saying "I hate Captain Block", repeatedly. This is the funniest show I have ever seen! My husband first showed it to me shortly after I came out of the hospital for surgery. I laughed so hard that I thought my stitches would pop and I had to beg him to shut it off until later! If you have never seen this show you are in for a tremendous treat!! I love this show; when will it come on DVD? I can't wait to show all the episodes to our children.


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