Two female police detectives cooperate with each other both in their professions and in their personal lives.
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Series cast summary:
...  Mary Beth Lacey 126 episodes, 1981-1988
...  Lt. Bert Samuels 125 episodes, 1981-1988
...  Victor Isbecki 124 episodes, 1981-1988
...  Harvey Lacey 124 episodes, 1982-1988
...  Christine Cagney 119 episodes, 1982-1988
...  Mark Petrie 105 episodes, 1981-1988
...  Ronald Coleman 95 episodes, 1981-1988
...  Paul La Guardia 84 episodes, 1982-1988
Troy W. Slaten ...  Michael Lacey 73 episodes, 1982-1988
Tony La Torre ...  Harvey Lacey Jr. 69 episodes, 1982-1988
...  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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8 October 1981 (USA)  »

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Cagney i Lacey  »

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Tyne Daly and Sharon Gless guest-starred on each other's later shows. Gless appeared in Judging Amy: Maxine Interrupted (2003), playing an old classmate of Daly's character Maxine. Daly, in turn, played a clerk in Burn Notice: A Dark Road (2010). Tyne Daly also appeared in Burn Notice as an old friend of The character played by Sharon Gless. See more »

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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 »

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Harvey Atkin and the actors are the best
24 June 2000 | by See all my reviews

It's too bad that Harvey Atkin (Desk Sgt. Ronald Coleman) wasn't invited to the 4 Cagney & Lacey reunion movies. He was a good actor. This show was great and thanks to TNN for showing the reruns of the show.

I like Tyne Daly (Juddging Amy) as Lacey ,and Sharon Gless as Cagney. I like John Karlen(Dark Shadows)he was talented. Martin Kove, Carl Lumbly, and the late Sidney Clue was great.

I was great.

I give it *****.


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