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Barney Miller 

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The Captain of the NYPD 12th Precinct and his staff handle the various local troubles and characters that come into the squad room.
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Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 7 wins & 43 nominations. See more awards »

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Barney Miller is the kind of cop we'd all like to run into. He is always sensible. He maintains order over a squad room of detectives who gamble for a hobby, get hit on by anything in skirts, go to renaissance philosophy conventions for fun, and would really prefer to be writing. Nearly all of the action takes place in the squad room where the citizens and criminals are brought in to complicate the mix. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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22 August 1974 (USA)  »

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The episodes were originally taped before a live audience. This element of the show was eliminated in later episodes. See more »

Quotes

Detective Ron Harris: Hey Fish, does it hurt when those stones come out?
Fish: It can't be too bad. The doctor says it's like giving birth.
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At different times in the production of the series Max Gail was credited as both Max Gail and Maxwell Gail. See more »

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Referenced in Wonderland (2003) See more »

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One of the best. MUCH MUCH better then Friends!!
26 January 2004 | by See all my reviews

How come there are not more TV shows like Barny Miller? This was one of the best TV shows on TV. The writing and characters were fantastic and even though it has a 1970's feel and look to it, the show still packs a punch.

Barney Miller dealt with important topics as gay police officers and the fact that even though they are gay, they are still valuable members of society.

There are not really and funny shows anymore. What is a TV viewer suppose to watch? Friends?? Paris Hilton washing a cow. Please give me something!!!


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