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Cagney & Lacey 

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Two female police detectives cooperate with each other both in their professions and in their personal lives.
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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 35 wins & 57 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Tyne Daly ...  Mary Beth Lacey / ... 126 episodes, 1981-1988
Al Waxman ...  Lt. Bert Samuels 125 episodes, 1981-1988
Martin Kove ...  Victor Isbecki / ... 125 episodes, 1982-1988
John Karlen ...  Harvey Lacey / ... 125 episodes, 1982-1988
Sharon Gless ...  Christine Cagney / ... 119 episodes, 1982-1988
Carl Lumbly ...  Mark Petrie 107 episodes, 1981-1988
Sidney Clute ...  Paul La Guardia / ... 106 episodes, 1982-1988
Harvey Atkin ...  Ronald Coleman / ... 97 episodes, 1981-1988
Troy W. Slaten Troy W. Slaten ...  Michael Lacey 73 episodes, 1982-1988
Tony La Torre Tony La Torre ...  Harvey Lacey Jr. 70 episodes, 1982-1988
Paul Mantee ...  Al Corassa / ... 55 episodes, 1983-1988
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Television police drama starring two female cops as partners. Their contrasting personalities (one is tough and the other sensitive) strengthen them as a team, allowing each a different perspective on both personal and professional situations. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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Lieutenant Albert Samuels was played by Al Waxman, whose birth name was Albert Samuel Waxman. See more »

Quotes

Mary Beth Lacey: We go in together and it's 'Hello, Sgt. Cagney,' 'How ya doing, Sgt. Cagney?' I may as well have stayed in the car.
Christine Cagney: Oh Mary Beth.
Mary Beth Lacey: And when we go to the lab, Solomon offers you sushi, me, I get fiber samples. Don't tell me you never noticed.
Christine Cagney: Well, maybe one or two times. You know how men are.
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Crazy Credits

Actor Sidney Clute passed away during the run of the series. In every episode after his death, his name and picture still appeared in the opening credits. That was done by the producers as a tribute to him. See more »

Connections

Referenced in A Bit of Fry and Laurie: Episode #3.2 (1992) See more »

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One of the best police shows in TV history
5 December 2005 | by david-bartlettSee all my reviews

Cagney and Lacey was one of the best acted, best written, best conceived police shows in TV history. Ranking alongside Hill Street Blues and Morse in terms of its quality, I would suggest it is one of the finest television series ever made, greatly surpassing most TV made today. Tyne Daly and Sharon Gless kept this series going so beautifully, with never a dull moment, and never anything less than perfect performances. So instinctive, so moving, so engaging and so charming - the two are among the great television partnerships. The gritty, honest dynamic those two wonderful actors generated is a beautiful achievement. It is actors like this that make television occasionally magnificent. What a shame we don't have anything to compare these days to this.


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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 October 1981 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(125 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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