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Quincy M.E. 

The cases of a coroner who investigates suspicious deaths that usually suggest murder.
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Nominated for 10 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Jack Klugman ...  Dr. R. Quincy, M.E. 148 episodes, 1976-1983
John S. Ragin John S. Ragin ...  Dr. Robert Asten 148 episodes, 1976-1983
Robert Ito ...  Sam Fujiyama 148 episodes, 1976-1983
Joseph Roman Joseph Roman ...  Sgt. Brill 147 episodes, 1976-1983
Garry Walberg ...  Lt. Frank Monahan 145 episodes, 1976-1983
Val Bisoglio ...  Danny Tovo 138 episodes, 1976-1983
Eddie Garrett Eddie Garrett ...  Ed / ... 113 episodes, 1976-1983
John Nolan John Nolan ...  Bartender / ... 90 episodes, 1977-1983
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Storyline

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 Wolfgang Klimt <wolfii@leo.org>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 October 1976 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Quincy M.E. See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(148 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Quincy was broadcast as 90-minute telefilms as part of the NBC Sunday Mystery Movie rotation in the fall of 1976, alongside Columbo (1971), McCloud and McMillan (formerly McMillan & Wife (1971)). The series proved popular enough that after four episodes of Quincy, M.E. had aired during the 1976-1977 season in the extended format, Quincy was spun off into its own weekly one-hour series without a typical 60-minute pilot. Instead, a two-hour episode kicked off a thirteen-episode shortened run of the series, which concluded the 1976-1977 season, while the Mystery Movie format was discontinued in the spring of 1977. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Alternate Versions

Many of the episodes that aired as part of the "NBC Mystery Movie" were edited down from 88 minutes in length to roughly 44 minutes in length when the show went into reruns in syndication. See more »

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Referenced in That '70s Show: Black Dog (2002) See more »

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Brilliant
27 April 2002 | by The HorsemanSee all my reviews

The laws of 'Quincy'

1. No more than 5 minutes shall pass before Quincy yells 'Dammit!'

2. At least once an episode, Sam (Quincy's Asiatic sidekick) has to say 'I don't like it Quince'

3. Every woman, even if they are young enough to be his granddaughters, has to find Quincy unbearably attractive

4. No cop is allowed to point out that he is a pathologist, and investigating crimes is way outside the limits of his job

5. There shall never be a suprising death

6. Quincy's boss always has to object to his investigation at first, be won slowly round, and then appear, supporting, in the final denouncement

7. Not one person is allowed to point out that there are probably bodies rotting in the aisles, considering the amount of time he spends investigating just the one death

God I love this show......


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