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Baretta 

The cases of maverick undercover New York City detective Tony Baretta (Robert Blake).
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1978   1977   1976   1975  
Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
Robert Blake ...  Det. Tony Baretta 82 episodes, 1975-1978
Tom Ewell ...  Billy Truman 44 episodes, 1975-1978
Michael D. Roberts ...  Rooster / ... 33 episodes, 1975-1978
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Tony Baretta (Robert Blake) is a street-smart, maverick undercover cop with the N.Y.P.D., who won't hesitate for a second to toss the rule book out the window if it stands between him and taking some bad guy off the street. His unconventional methods often land him in hot water with his boss (Lieutenant Shiller (Dana Elcar), later Lieutenant Hal Brubaker (Edward Grover)), but as long as Baretta was getting the job done, there wasn't much they could do. Ex-cop Billy Truman (Tom Ewell) and Rooster (Michael D. Roberts) were Baretta's main men on the street, and Fred was his pet cockatoo. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@soltec.net>

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Trivia

Spoofed in Mad Magazine as "Barfetta". See more »

Goofs

Although the series takes place in New Jersey, Los Angeles street signs and buildings are visible in outdoor scenes throughout the series. See more »

Quotes

Baretta: Don't do the crime if you can't do the time.
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Connections

Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Beatniks (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

Keep Your Eye on the Sparrow
Music by Dave Grusin
Lyrics by Morgan Ames
Performed by Sammy Davis Jr.
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What about the bird?
24 June 2018 | by jomama-js7See all my reviews

That bird was integral to his home life. Yet no mention. I would of liked to see him in the casting lineup, but no mention. What was that birds name?


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 January 1975 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Baretta See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(80 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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