San Francisco Police Commissioner Stewart "Mac" McMillan and his amateur detective wife keep their marriage unpredictable while solving the city's most baffling crimes.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Rock Hudson ...  Stewart McMillan 40 episodes, 1971-1977
John Schuck ...  Sgt. Charles Enright / ... 39 episodes, 1971-1977
Susan Saint James ...  Sally McMillan 34 episodes, 1971-1976
Nancy Walker ...  Mildred 32 episodes, 1971-1976
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Storyline

Attorney and US Navy vet Stewart "Mac" McMillan is appointed Commissioner of Police for the city of San Francisco. He often handles the very high profile cases personally. Helping him out on many of them is his wife Sally, who's father was a detective for the SFPD. In fact, Sally gets so involved that she often puts herself in harms way. They are often assisted by Mac's loyal, but somewhat inept assistant Sgt. Charlie Enright and their hard drinking, smart mouthed live in maid Mildred. Sadly, a few years after Mac's appointment Sally dies in a plane crash. Also, Mildred quits her position and is replaced by her scatterbrained sister Agatha. Also, in later years Enright is promoted to lieutenant. Written by Brian Washington <Sargebri@att.net>

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He's a police commissioner; she wants to help! See more »

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 September 1971 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

(15 episodes) | (24 episodes) | (pilot)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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Trivia

Both Susan Saint James and Nancy Walker left the show at the end of the 1975-1976 season. Saint James because of a contract dispute, and Walker because she had just signed a contract with ABC. See more »

Goofs

There an inconsistently with the spelling of Commissioner McMillan's first name. In at least one early episode, the first name was shown spelled as, "Stuart," while later it was commonly spelled as "Stewart." Given that he is supposed to be of direct Scottish descent, it would more likely be that his name should be spelled as Stuart. See more »

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Referenced in Mike & Molly: McMillan and Mom (2014) See more »

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all the ingredients for a great show
4 March 2016 | by kristylynnhoardSee all my reviews

The plots are a little slow, but they are funny in about five different ways and so cleverly written that it really is a shocker what happened. I like that sally wears a football jersey to bed. Everybody in the show plays off each other really well and adds their best to make you not want to change the channel even though it is on really late at night.It's at it's best when Mildred dances the tango or mac and sally have double entendre' conversations while laying in bed. But don't watch the last season,everyone pretty much left and it's just a run down looking Rock Hudson and Mildred's VERY ANNOYING sister solving mysteries together.


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