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Diamond in the Rough 

Thieves are planning a con job. Before the job takes place, they are in a hit and run crash with a friend of Sgt. Getrear's son, who is taken in by the Getrears. Jon investigates the crash and finds there is more involved than a crash.

Writers:

Steve Greenberg, Rick Rosner (creator) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Erik Estrada ... Officer Frank Poncherello (credit only)
Larry Wilcox ... Officer Jon Baker
Robert Pine ... Sgt. Joseph Getraer
Henry Jones ... Dutton
Gwynne Gilford ... Betty Getraer
Nicky Katt ... Pat McGuire
Stephen Davies ... Bill McGuire
Marc Alaimo ... Zager
Caitlyn Jenner ... Officer Steve McLeish (as Bruce Jenner)
Paul Linke ... Officer Arthur Grossman
Lou Wagner ... Harlan Arliss
Brodie Greer Brodie Greer ... Officer Barry Baricza
Rossie Harris ... Timmy Getraer
Deborah Fallender ... Lois
Dan Hewitt Owens ... Kelly Shaw (as Dan Owens)
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Storyline

Thieves are planning a con job. Before the job takes place, they are in a hit and run crash with a friend of Sgt. Getrear's son, who is taken in by the Getrears. Jon investigates the crash and finds there is more involved than a crash.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Trivia

The title refers to the expression "A diamond in the rough" which means someone who is basically good hearted, but lacking social graces and respect for the law. See more »

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The black sedan, shown undamaged prior to the crash, is already damaged on the passenger side front before it hits the light green coupe, indicating a previously damaged car was used for the crash. See more »

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Country:

USA

Language:

Greek | English

Release Date:

22 November 1981 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color | Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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