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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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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Hal Linden ...  Capt. Barney Miller 171 episodes, 1974-1982
Max Gail ...  Det. Stan 'Wojo' Wojciehowicz 170 episodes, 1975-1982
Ron Glass ...  Det. Ron Harris 164 episodes, 1975-1982
Steve Landesberg ...  Det. Sgt. Arthur Dietrich / ... 124 episodes, 1975-1982
Ron Carey ...  Officer Carl Levitt / ... 121 episodes, 1976-1982
Jack Soo ...  Det. Sgt. Nick Yemana 103 episodes, 1975-1982
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Storyline

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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One of the Funniest Police Shows Ever See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 August 1974 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Life and Times of Captain Barney Miller See more »

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Four D Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(170 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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Trivia

Ron Carey (Levitt) wanted something as his trademark. Every time Levitt left the squad room, he opens the door with his left hand and, with his back to the edge of the door, rotates around the edge of the door, keeping his back against it, then closes the door. See more »

Quotes

Barney Miller: What happened Levitt?
Levitt: I talked it over with a couple of doctors and they said 'forget it'.
Barney Miller: Incurable, hunh?
Levitt: Yes sir. Five six and a half, that's it.
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Crazy Credits

At different times in the production of the series Max Gail was credited as both Max Gail and Maxwell Gail. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Battle of the Network Stars VII (1979) See more »

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One of the all-time greats
4 September 1999 | by jacksoncSee 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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