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The trials and adventures of three young police officers.
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Complete series cast summary:
...  Officer Terry Webster / ... 93 episodes, 1972-1976
...  Officer Mike Danko / ... 93 episodes, 1972-1976
...  Lt. Ed Ryker / ... 92 episodes, 1972-1976
...  Jill Danko 92 episodes, 1972-1976
...  Officer Willie Gillis / ... 47 episodes, 1972-1974
Bruce Fairbairn ...  Officer Chris Owens / ... 46 episodes, 1974-1976
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The exploits of three rookie police officers in a large unnamed Southern California city are followed in this weekly series. Mike Danko is a married former marine, Willie Gillis is a recent college graduate and Terry Webster joined the police as part of a special minority recruitment plan. Their supervisor is Lt. Eddie Riker and Jill is Mike's worried wife who works as a nurse at the local hospital. Written by Brian Washington <Sargebri@att.net>

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By the time of the series' final season, Kate Jackson was receiving the most fan mail of all cast members. See more »

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Lt. Ryker: [Repeated line at rollcall] Check your pidmaps!... Hit the streets!
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The Rookies Season 2
8 June 2012 | by See all my reviews

I'm so glad to say that this summer on August 7, 2012 Shout Factory is releasing The Rookies Season 2 on DVD. It's been a good number of years since Season 1 but the waiting is finally going to be over! Season 2 has some great episodes that I still remember. Such episodes are "Cauldron" which puts both officers Terry and Willie in the hands of a madman who leaves them both stranded in the desert without any hope of being rescued. There's also "Time Lock" about a bank robber who holds Terry Webster and 3 female bankers hostage inside the bank. There are other episodes that I can't think of right now but I know are some great ones. So, let's enjoy the second season and hope that the remaining seasons 3 and 4 can also be released!

nelson cruz


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