The Rookies (1972–1976)
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Blue Christmas 

On Christmas Eve the Danko's invite Lt. Ryker over for dinner and ask him to dress up as Santa Claus to cheer up their niece who's parents are separated. Officer's Webster and Owens maintain the Christmas spirit while out on patrol.

Director:

Bruce Bilson

Writers:

William Blinn (developed by), Rita Lakin (created by) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Georg Stanford Brown ... Officer Terry Webster
Sam Melville ... Off. Mike Danko
Bruce Fairbairn Bruce Fairbairn ... Off. Chris Owens
Kate Jackson ... Jill Danko
Gerald S. O'Loughlin ... Lt. Ed Ryker
Elinor Donahue ... Amanda
Ruth McDevitt ... Mrs. Lockett (as Ruth Mc Devitt)
Barbara Nichols ... Marie Antionette
Bert Remsen ... Malcolm Gates
Charles Lampkin Charles Lampkin ... Sam Reese
Frank Maxwell ... Murphy
Lou Krugman Lou Krugman ... Ben Rabin
Gary Clarke ... Harvey Gleason
Randall Carver ... Officer Klepak
Kamme Hartling Kamme Hartling ... Tori
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Storyline

It's a "blue" Christmas when Jill's separated sister visits, her niece wonders if Christmas can even come without her dad. Police calls for Chris and Terry include a drunk driver, a stripper who doesn't want to perform her act on Christmas, a lonely old woman, a scheming peeping tom, a priest murdered by a crazy man, and a man who just lost job. The fun part is a a supposed visit from Santa Claus (Ryker), but it's her dad.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 December 1974 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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