Adam-12 (1968–1975)

Anatomy of a 415 

A young boy runs away from home and coincides with a 415 (domestic disturbance) at his home. Malloy and Reed try to get to the bottom of his difficulty, after multiple calls, as they try to avoid a tragedy.



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Episode complete credited cast:
Arthur Cosgrove
Helen Spencer
Jimmy Cross ...
Fred Stromsoe ...
Officer Jerry Woods
Christopher Gardner ...
Larry Spencer


The officers spot a young boy hiding in the woods at night. He has run away from home and as they take him home they receive a call about a disturbance at his address. When they arrive, his mom and step dad appear quiet but are warned. A call to a parking lot involves a man in a car waiting for his wife. He reports a young girl jumped in his car with money ready to buy pills. They stake out the lot and spot the girl find the correct car. Next call is back to the couple's apartment as Officer Woods tells them he has handled the same call in the past week. The couple is in a throwing match and require time to settle down. They spot a man with a screwdriver trying to break into a pickup truck topper. What looks like a car theft is a man locked out by his dog. A return call to the apartment results in them taking the husband to his sister's apartment. They spot a drunk on a stolen bicycle and take him in. The sister of the husband calls and reports her brother has gone back to their ... Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Crime | Drama | Mystery





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7 March 1973 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Officer James A. Reed: Have you got someplace to spend the night Mr Spencer?
John Spencer: Yeah, I've got a sister that lives nearby.
Lois Spencer: Sure, go over to your sister's.
John Spencer: I'll be back in the morning to get my stuff.
Lois Spencer: Good, it will be in the trash!
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