Isbecki becomes a hostage after Cagney and Lacey fail to back him up properly. Meanwhile, when Petrie accidentally shoots a black child, the department thinks the uproar will go away if the public sees Petrie is black, too.

Director:

Bill Duke

Writers:

Barbara Avedon (creator), Barbara Corday (creator) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Tyne Daly ... Mary Beth Lacey
Sharon Gless ... Christine Cagney
Al Waxman ... Lt. Bert Samuels
Carl Lumbly ... Mark Petrie
Martin Kove ... Victor Isbecki
Sidney Clute ... Paul La Guardia
John Karlen ... Harvey Lacey
Troy W. Slaten Troy W. Slaten ... Michael Lacey (as Troy Slaten)
Tony La Torre Tony La Torre ... Harvey Lacey Jr.
William Allen Young ... Billy
Brion James ... Dave
Michael Pataki ... Joe
Al Ruscio ... Boston
Kent Williams ... Peter Blair
Janet MacLachlan ... Lynn Sutter
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Storyline

Isbecki becomes a hostage after Cagney and Lacey fail to back him up properly. Meanwhile, when Petrie accidentally shoots a black child, the department thinks the uproar will go away if the public sees Petrie is black, too.

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Certificate:

TV-PG
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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 March 1983 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Orion Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Goofs

At around 12 minutes, Detective Petrie shoots a purse snatcher. The chase ends at the top of four flights of steps and the exhausted actor wasn't able to hold his breath very well for the death scene. See more »

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