The cases of maverick undercover New York City detective Tony Baretta.
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 Billy Truman 44 episodes, 1975-1978
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 Rooster / ... 33 episodes, 1975-1978
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Tony Baretta is a street-smart, maverick undercover cop with the NYPD, who won't hesitate for a second to toss the rule book out the window if it stands between himself and taking some bad guy off the street. His unconventional methods often land him in hot water with his boss (Inspector Schiller, later Lt. Brubaker), but as long as Baretta was getting the job done, there wasn't much they could do. Ex-cop Billy and Huggy Bear-wannabe Rooster 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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17 January 1975 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Baretta's King Edward Hotel room number is 506 in the first season, and 2C in later seasons. Camera panning suggests it's on the SE side facing S Los Angeles St. 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 Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment (1985) 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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21 October 1999 | by See all my reviews

When I was a little kid I would watch Baretta starring Robert Blake (known as child actor who played in "Our Gang") who later domineered his career as an adult actor. This cop has something that most cop series don't have humor, good times and bad times. Robert Blake was an excellent choice for street police detective Tony Baretta.


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