Police Squad! (1982)
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The Butler Did It (A Bird in the Hand) 

The daughter of a textile tycoon is kidnapped and Frank must find her before it's too late to pay the ransom.

Writers:

Pat Proft (teleplay by), Deborah Hwang-Marriott (story by) (as Deborah Hwang) | 9 more credits »
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Leslie Nielsen ... Det. Frank Drebin
Alan North ... Capt. Ed Hocken
Rex Hamilton Rex Hamilton ... Abraham Lincoln (credit only)
Robert Goulet ... Executed Man
Ed Williams Ed Williams ... Mr. Olson
William Duell William Duell ... Johnny
Peter Lupus ... Norberg
Tommy Lasorda ... Tommy Lasorda
Nicolas Coster ... Warner
Lilibet Stern Lilibet Stern ... Terri
Byron Webster Byron Webster ... Thames
Ken Michelman Ken Michelman ... Kingsley
Peter Elbling ... The Mime
K Callan ... Charlotte
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Storyline

The daughter of a textile tycoon is kidnapped and Frank must find her before it's too late to pay the ransom.

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Genres:

Comedy | Crime

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 March 1982 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Paramount Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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Trivia

Directed by Georg Stanford Brown, who guest starred in Episode 2 and was crushed by a falling safe in the opening credits. See more »

Quotes

Det. Frank Drebin: Is there a ransom note?
Capt. Ed Hocken: Yes. The butler found it. It was tied to this window and thrown into the rock garden. I sent the note to the lab. They're demanding one million dollars.
Det. Frank Drebin: Why would the lab demand a million dollars?
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Connections

References NFL Monday Night Football (1970) See more »

Soundtracks

Satin Doll
By Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn & Johnny Mercer
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