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Police Story 

Classic anthology series, which details the personal lives of the men and women of the Los Angeles Police Department. The stories ranged from highly dramatic to extremely funny. Even though... See full summary »
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Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 5 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Scott Brady ...  Vinnie / ... 16 episodes, 1973-1977
Mel Scott Mel Scott ...  K.T. / ... 10 episodes, 1973-1978
Don Meredith ...  Bert Jameson / ... 8 episodes, 1973-1976
Joe Santos ...  Sally Pickle / ... 8 episodes, 1974-1978
Richard Drout Miller Richard Drout Miller ...  De Bono / ... 8 episodes, 1973-1976
Dane Clark ...  Detective Lt. David Harman / ... 7 episodes, 1974-1978
Shelly Novack ...  Cop / ... 7 episodes, 1974-1977
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Classic anthology series, which details the personal lives of the men and women of the Los Angeles Police Department. The stories ranged from highly dramatic to extremely funny. Even though there weren't any real regulars, Don Meredith and Tony LoBianco were often seen throughout the run of the show as detectives Bert Jameson and Tony Calabrese respectively. Written by Brian Washington <Sargebri@att.net>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 March 1973 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Police Story See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(84 episodes) | (3 episodes) | (8 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Serial killer Edmund Kemper once said in an interview that this show taught him how not to get caught by the police. See more »

Quotes

Male Police Dispatch Voice: [Closing Lines: Seasons 2-5] Eleven-Mary-Six-Call Station
Female Police Dispatch Voice: Thirteen-Zebra-Five-John-Frank-William-Eight-Nine-Nine
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Connections

Referenced in Up Late with Alec Baldwin: Episode #1.4 (2013) See more »

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User Reviews

Excellent series. I can't understand why it took 38 years to come.
15 November 2011 | by johnmcngSee all my reviews

Behind "Dragnet" and "Adam 12," this is THE definitive police show. "Police Story" paved the way for "Hill Street Blues," "NYPD Blue," and "Southland." With a great cast that includes, but is not limited to Vic Morrow, Chuck Connors, Don Meredith, Don Murray, Scot Bready, Harold Duff, Claude Akins, Loyd Bridges and Paul Burke in several re-occurring roles, this shows police work at it's most dangerous, boring, sad and funny. You don't know from episode to episode who is going to be appearing. One week it's SWAT action. The next, Robbery team detectives, Vice cops, Accident Investigation Division and, of course, Patrol Division. The cops are real people with their flaws, prejudices and guts. I was a rookie cop when Season 2 started. This was mandatory viewing for young cops back in the early 1970's. I've been a retired cop for over two years now. In that time, I had not missed being a cop one time, until I watched the first episode of Season 1, "Slow Boy." Vic Morrow made his first appearance as Sgt. Joe La Frieda and it's a gem. I can't recommend this enough. My youngest daughter made a bunch of points with sending this to me. I had no idea that it had been released to DVD. I'll be snapping up the remaining seasons as they become available.


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