Adam-12 (1968–1975)
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Gifts and Long Letters 

A call about a suicide attempt at a hotel finds a women has tried to commit suicide for the second time but she is okay. She has left a note for another resident of the hotel. When they ... See full summary »

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Officer Pete Malloy
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Officer Jim Reed
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Phil Peters
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Sgt. MacDonald
Sammy Jackson ...
Tony Fallon
Carlos Romero ...
Detective Ruben Sanchez
Fred Stromsoe ...
Officer Jerry Woods
Don Ross ...
Paul Seever
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Tom Dunne aka Tom Dunbar
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A call about a suicide attempt at a hotel finds a women has tried to commit suicide for the second time but she is okay. She has left a note for another resident of the hotel. When they contact the man they recognize him as a convicted felon on parole involved with some serious mob activities. The man is a recluse and refuses to talk to the woman. The officers spot a man changing a tire and ask if he needs help but he says no. A second call to hotel occurs when the manager tries to evict the parolee because he types till 3:00 am but really simply wants the man evicted. When they hear a robbery report on the radio including the car the man was changing the tire on, they report it and a description of the man. They stop at the restaurant where the woman works to check on her and tell her why her friend refuses to see her which is due to a fear of someone from the mob being after him. Detectives locate the car and ask Malloy and Reed to help identify the owner which they do. A report of ... Written by Anonymous

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ex con | ex convict | See All (2) »

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Comedy | Crime | Drama | Mystery

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20 December 1972 (USA)  »

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When the detective opens the trunk the bad guys gun is sitting on top of the spare tire with other items sitting next to it. It seems unlikely that he could have driven around with the gun sitting alike this, and have it stay in place. It's clear the director wanted the gun to show.up as soon as the trunk was opened. In these days there were no stedi-cams or even small cameras for that matter. So this was just a fixed shot. See more »

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