87th Precinct

New Man in the Precinct

Season 1, Ep 28, Aired 4/16/62
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  • Episode Description
  • Detective Cotton Hawes faces a period of adjustment when he's transferred from the relatively sedate 30th Precinct to the rough and tumble 87th.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Robert Lansing

    Det. Steve Carella

  • Ruth Storey

    Sarah Meyer

  • Fred Beir

    Cotton Hawes

  • Ron Harper

    Det. Bert Kling

  • Paul Genge

    Lt. Byrnes

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (13)

    • Hawes: I don't mind slumming for a little while.

    • Carella: We're all nice guys in the 87th.

    • Dr. Blaney: You can't break your jaw falling flat on your back.

    • Hawes: My wife works. As a matter of fact, she makes more money than I do. Carella: Who doesn't?

    • Dr. Stagler (about Murdock): I didn't know he was a murderer. Linda: You didn't want to know.

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    Notes (5)

    • This marks the only episode where Detective Meyer's children appear.

    • One difference between the Cotton Hawes of the novels and the Cotton Hawes who appears here is that in the novels he was a bachelor but here he's married.

    • Robert Colbert had just finished appearing on Maverick as Brent Maverick and would later become a regular on Time Tunnel and The Young and the Restless.

    • John Aniston, seen here in an early role, is the father of actress Jennifer Aniston and well-known to Days of Our Lives viewers for his role as Victor Kiriakis.

    • The character of Cotton Hawes would become a regular in the 87th Precinct novels although this episode marks his only appearance of the series.

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