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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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In Christmas 1976 episode,the young woman call Nick "Jack" before she leaves,when she did,Nick says,"It's Nick" and then the live audience laughs."Jack" was a namesake for Jack Soo,Nick Yeamana's actor. See more »

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Captain Barney Miller: [to Harris, who is stoned on hashish brownies] I want you to go home until you feel better.
Detective Ron Harris: [grinning] Hey, I'll go home... but I ain't never gonna feel better!
Captain Barney Miller: And I don't want you driving a car; take the bus.
Detective Ron Harris: Okay... wait. If I can't drive a car...
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Detective Ron Harris: I better not try to drive a BUS!
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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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One of the all-time greats
4 September 1999 | by See all my reviews

This is one of the absolute greatest shows on television - never fails to entertain. Too bad the "suits" didn't catch on and try to copy what so obviously worked. It ranks right there with M*A*S*H, Frasier, Cheers, and Married...With Children as examples of how good comedy can be...


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