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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When it comes to solving crime, two heads are better than one. 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

Part of the original Sunday NBC Mystery Movie which rotated with the series McCloud (1970) and Columbo (1971). See more »

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Police commissioners are administrators, not investigators. They would not have the time (and potentially lack the ability) to solve crimes. In fact, the involvement of the commissioner in an active investigation would likely be used by the defendant in any appeals if they were convicted. See more »

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McMillan and San Francisco
14 August 2006 | by lfowden84See all my reviews

Used to watch this series a long long time ago.Loved it so much that I promised myself I will visit beautiful San Francisco(I did and loved it). Although the series bore no resemblance to "real" people: how many of us know of a police Cornish and his wife solving murders personally? Still it was an hour spent each week being entertained by Mrs McMillan,her funny and slightly "boozed"housemaid and the most overworked,underpaid and undernourished Sergeant.Watching the show let me escape in a world of thrills and spills,and all the beautiful people that only a TV show can present.Mrs McMillan never had to make the bed or run the vacuum or do the ironing,no no all she involved herself was crooks and more crooks some nastier than others.Pure simple escapism for my family and myself. So now comes the sixty four dollars questions: when are we going to see more releases on DVD of this TV show and others like McCloud. Millie


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