Sam McCloud is a Marshal from Taos, New Mexico, who takes a temporary assignment in the New York City Police Department. His keen sense of detail and detecting subtle clues, learned from his experience, enable him to nab unsuspecting criminals despite his unbelieving boss.
Quincy and Sam are working as Coroners. Inspecting dead people they often see facts that don't match the theories of the police how or if really they were murdered.Written by
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Show's title mentioned in a comedy routine about a drinking father, on Eddie Murphy's 1983 comedy album "Comedian" . See more »
In the typical opening title sequence, near the end of the credits, there is a scene showing Quincy walking along talking his friend on the beach with people (extras) throwing a football in the background. As the ball is thrown toward the camera it passes off the screen to the left. Moments later a woman with a pink top and blue skirt stumbles into frame grasping her face and eyes. Her companions rush to her aid as she tries to brush sand or grit from her face. She is in obvious distress as is see by everyone's actions toward her, all except Quincy who obliviously walks on toward the camera continuing the scene. This was kept in the opening credits which is odd given that it is made up of snippets. See more »
I miss those days when quincy was shown at TV here in Norway. The show was just pure magic. On one side Quincy was the relenteless detective/coroner who gave everything on the job. On the other side he also liked to shoot the breeze, drink, chase woman and have fun. That's what it is all about. The 70's were a dream considering TV series. Just think about cannon, Kojak and Quincy. JUST GREAT. Quincy is "old school, funny and a delight to watch. The style of the 70's seems so much more relaxed and cool compared to that of today.Recommended for everybody that's tired of all the crap shown to day. The 70's rule and Quincy is number one!
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