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Episode Guide

    • Goodbye, Mr. Fish (1)
      Season 4 - Episode 1
      9/15/77
      10
      A neighborhood vigilante group runs amok, and Fish is AWOL on the day of his retirement.
    • Goodbye, Mr. Fish (2)
      Season 4 - Episode 2
      9/22/77
      10
      Fish finally shows up for work, but refuses to acknowledge his mandatory retirement.
    • Dietrich's Arrest (2)
      Dietrich's Arrest (2)
      Season 6 - Episode 19
      3/6/80
      9.7
      Harris gets the unenviable task of booking his colleague Dietrich, whose arrest prompts a visit from Internal Affairs; meanwhile, a nuclear engineer is brought in for dousing the participants with atomic water.
    • Dietrich's Arrest (1)
      Dietrich's Arrest (1)
      Season 6 - Episode 18
      2/28/80
      9.6
      A lottery winner dispenses of the prize money by tossing it out a window; Sgt. Dietrich is arrested for his off-duty participation at an anti-nuclear rally; Barney discovers he can't afford his condo-converted apartment.
    • Dog Days
      Dog Days
      Season 5 - Episode 4
      9/28/78
      9.6
      The German Shepherd that bit Wojo may be rabid; Barney and Liz prepare for their impending separation
    • Werewolf
      Season 3 - Episode 6
      10/28/76
      9.6
      A disturbance in the park turns out to be a man who claims to be a werewolf.
    • Jack Soo, a Retrospective
      Jack Soo, a Retrospective
      Season 5 - Episode 24
      5/17/79
      9.6
      The cast step out of character to offer a tribute to Jack Soo, who died during the show's fifth season.
    • Hash
      Hash
      Season 3 - Episode 11
      12/30/76
      9.5
      Wojo brings hashish-laced brownies his new girlfriend made to the 12th Precinct, getting the detective squad stoned; while an actor and critic ("natural enemies," says Harris) square off with dueling swords.
    • Lady and the Bomb
      Lady and the Bomb
      Season 7 - Episode 18
      4/9/81
      9.5
      The verdict is in on the Harris/Ripner libel suit; a woman threatens to blow up the squad room with a homemade bomb; Detective Fish visits the 12th precinct
    • The Vandal
      The Vandal
      Season 5 - Episode 9
      11/9/78
      9.4
      Barney has the uneasy feeling that it may have been Levitt that vandalized the precinct squad room; a TV programming executive is assaulted in a coffee shop
    • Escape Artist
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      4/10/75
      9.4
      A self-avowed "bird-man" drops in; Barney holds a resourceful escaped prisoner for the FBI; Harris decides to write a novel.
    • The Ghost
      The Ghost
      Season 4 - Episode 13
      1/12/78
      9.4
      The detectives are unimpressed with a man who claims he's being visited by a poltergeist - that is, until they lock the man up and strange events begin occurring about the squad room.
    • Landmark (2)
      Landmark (2)
      Season 8 - Episode 21
      5/13/82
      9.4
      The 12th Precinct is sold; Dietrich arrests the head of a crime school; Luger tries to duck out on his mail-order bride.
    • Christmas Story
      Season 3 - Episode 10
      12/23/76
      9.4
      Wojo wants to tell Yemana that his Christmas Eve date is a call girl; Fish dons a red suit to catch a mugger who's targeting Kris Kringles; Luger fishes for an invitation from Barney for Christmas Day.
    • Resignation
      Resignation
      Season 7 - Episode 7
      1/8/81
      9.3
      Dietrich, stricken with guilt when he shoots a felon, tenders his resignation; a playwright assaults an incompetent actor.
    • Homicide (2)
      Homicide (2)
      Season 7 - Episode 2
      11/6/80
      9.3
      Harris woos the precinct's crime photographer, while Dietrich tracks down the hit man's intended target; Barney's frustration boils over when the new homicide-only edict results in the death of an old friend.
    • Burial
      Burial
      Season 4 - Episode 5
      10/20/77
      9.3
      Retired Sergeant Fish returns to assist Barney in locating a pilfered corpse.
    • Agent Orange
      Agent Orange
      Season 7 - Episode 5
      12/11/80
      9.3
      Another domestic dispute at the Brauer household occurs when their apartment building becomes "clothing optional"; Wojo takes a personal interest in the plight of a fellow vet whose crime spree may be a result of the Agent Orange chemical.
    • The Photographer
      The Photographer
      Season 6 - Episode 2
      9/20/79
      9.2
      A tranquil prisoner claims to be Jesus Christ, which is timely for the drug dealer caught with an impressive stash; an elderly mugger poses as a photographer to ensnare lonely women.
    • Rain
      Season 2 - Episode 11
      11/27/75
      9.2

      During a very rainy day, the squad must endure both the precinct roof threatening to collapse, and bad Bicentennial jokes from a nightclub comedian

    • Homicide (1)
      Homicide (1)
      Season 7 - Episode 1
      10/30/80
      9.2
      When the NYPD restructures its precincts as specialty squads, Luger pulls some strings and gets the 12th assigned as a homicide squad. Business is good; a man murders his barber, and a woman hires a hit man to kill her husband, and then changes her mind.
    • Identity
      Identity
      Season 5 - Episode 21
      3/1/79
      9.2
      Harris quickly regrets the fact that Dietrich has saved his life; the 12th is asked to assist a thief who has been granted entry into a witness-relocation program.
    • The Librarian
      The Librarian
      Season 7 - Episode 13
      2/19/81
      9.1
      A serious tone pervades this episode about a gypsy and his harassment of the owner of a novelty store; on the lighter side, a librarian takes extreme measures to ensure quiet amongst the stacks.
    • You Dirty Rat
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      11/13/75
      9.1

      Two pounds of confiscated marijuana is missing, a homeless man is brought in for spending a night in a department store, and a man is arrested for stealing a police car. Meanwhile Wojo is bitten by a rat, and Fish is brought down by a kidney stone.

    • Quo Vadis?
      Quo Vadis?
      Season 4 - Episode 19
      3/2/78
      9.1
      Barney uncovers, if you will, the real reason behind a woman's vehement insistence that a nude-painting exhibit at a local art gallery be shut down; the Millers may be heading for divorce.
    • Strip Joint
      Strip Joint
      Season 6 - Episode 6
      11/1/79
      9.1
      A bookstore owner is infuriated when a strip club opens near his place of business; and man is convinced that he is on the verge of spontaneous combustion.
    • The Desk
      The Desk
      Season 6 - Episode 8
      11/22/79
      9.1
      A former master criminal becomes a walking zombie following his lobotomy; a man is unable to use the telephone after being mugged because he's Amish.
    • Fear of Flying
      Season 2 - Episode 17
      1/29/76
      9.0
      Wojo must escort a bigamist to Cleveland, even though he is afraid of flying. Meanwhile, the bigamist's New York wife shows up. Also, a man turns in an unmarked envelope containing $3,500 in cash.
    • Field Associate
      Field Associate
      Season 7 - Episode 8
      1/15/81
      9.0
      Someone is sending specific information on transgressions of the men to Internal Affairs; Harris sets up a reunion between an elderly cat burglar and the wife who reported him missing years ago.
    • Contempt (1)
      Contempt (1)
      Season 7 - Episode 15
      3/12/81
      9.0
      A restaurant may have refused a man service because of his appearance; Barney won't name an informant so he's charged with contempt of court.
    • Contempt (2)
      Contempt (2)
      Season 7 - Episode 16
      3/19/81
      9.0
      When Barney spends the night in jail, the squad room is left in the natty hands of Sergeant Harris.
    • Rachel
      Rachel
      Season 7 - Episode 14
      2/26/81
      9.0
      Ripner is suing Harris over the lawyer's portrayal in the detective's novel; Wojo asks Barney's daughter out on a date; a sporting-goods storeowner takes the law in his own hands.
    • The Rand Report
      The Rand Report
      Season 3 - Episode 14
      1/20/77
      9.0
      Rather than return one week per month to uniformed patrol, Wojo quits the force.
    • The Psychiatrist
      Season 2 - Episode 20
      2/26/76
      8.9
      A department psychiatrist advises the department to confiscate Wojo's gun
    • Landmark (3)
      Landmark (3)
      Season 8 - Episode 22
      5/20/82
      8.9
      Friends, foes and felons alike drop by to pay their last respects as the detectives prepare to leave for new assignments; Harris contemplates his resignation when he's assigned to Flushing Meadows; Barney recalls friends departed before he turns out the squad room lights for the last time.
    • The Tontine
      The Tontine
      Season 8 - Episode 8
      1/7/82
      8.9
      The penultimate survivor of a tontine attempts suicide in order to concede the money to his cousin.
    • The Child Stealers
      The Child Stealers
      Season 6 - Episode 15
      1/24/80
      8.9
      A self-proclaimed time traveler tells Harris to fine tune his stock portfolio; Marty's divorced gentleman friend Mr. Driscoll attempts to reclaim his son by abducting him from the playground.
    • The Counterfeiter
      The Counterfeiter
      Season 5 - Episode 19
      2/8/79
      8.9
      Harris milks a wily counterfeiter for his life story; a man takes exception to a plastic surgeon's work on his wife.
    • The Baby Broker
      The Baby Broker
      Season 5 - Episode 5
      10/5/78
      8.9
      A German girl attempts to flee the country rather than surrender her baby to a broker's clients; Levitt turns to stimulants to aid in his self-imposed thirty-six hour shift.
    • Open House
      Open House
      Season 5 - Episode 20
      2/15/79
      8.9
      The 12th Precinct hosts an open house, attracting only vagrants; Barney's joy at moving back home is cut short by the hotel manager that refuses to refund him his upcoming month's rent; Wojo and Harris try to get a lead on an arsonist.
    • Middle Age
      Middle Age
      Season 5 - Episode 18
      2/1/79
      8.9
      Barney feels the onrush of Father Time; Dietrich books an Olympic hopeful who practices his javelin toss in Central Park; a Hassidic Jew is the target of a diamond thief.
    • The Tunnel
      The Tunnel
      Season 4 - Episode 10
      12/1/77
      8.9
      Wojo is buried alive after a tunnel collapses on a burglar burrowing towards the diamond exchange; a homeless Harris is combing Manhattan for a new apartment.
    • The Recluse
      Season 3 - Episode 7
      11/11/76
      8.9
      A latter-day prophet claims the end is near - 5:30, to be precise; a man who hasn't left his apartment since World War II is brought in for refusing to serve jury duty
    • The Clown
      The Clown
      Season 8 - Episode 10
      1/21/82
      8.8
      Street clowns fall prey to a serial mugger; a hundred inmates are sneaked out of holding in the middle of the night.
    • Bugs
      Bugs
      Season 4 - Episode 3
      9/29/77
      8.8
      Listening devices discovered in the squad room may have come from Internal Affairs - or the Nixon administration!
    • The Search
      The Search
      Season 5 - Episode 3
      9/21/78
      8.8
      Off goes the moustache, as it's Harris' turn for cross-dressing mugging detail; the host of a kids' science show goes off the deep end; Barney's men reopen a twenty-eight year old missing persons case
    • Ambush
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      10/2/75
      8.8

      Yemana is shot in full view of disinterested bystanders, and Barney is offered a job in Florida.

    • The Radical
      The Radical
      Season 5 - Episode 11
      12/7/78
      8.8
      Luger faces off against a '60s radical, and Harris arrests a portly second story man.
    • Kidnapping (1)
      Kidnapping (1)
      Season 5 - Episode 1
      9/14/78
      8.8
      A political activist abducts a department store magnate; Wojo arrests a prostitute and her Arkansan business manager.
    • The Indian
      The Indian
      Season 5 - Episode 13
      1/4/79
      8.8
      A woman has her shoes stolen - from her feet; Wojo is forced to arrest an aging Indian who only wants to die in the park.
    • Landmark (1)
      Landmark (1)
      Season 8 - Episode 20
      5/6/82
      8.8

      A mugging victim wants a piece of Harris' upcoming book advance;  A former hostage has trouble adjusting to freedom; The discovery that the 12th Precinct was a one-time headquarters for Teddy Roosevelt suddenly tranforms it into an historical landmark - and the target of a real estate developer.

    • Movie (2)
      Movie (2)
      Season 7 - Episode 10
      1/29/81
      8.8
      A blind mugging victim and an overzealous charity collector are among the disparate audience members at the screening of Harris' overbudget film.
    • The Mole
      Season 2 - Episode 22
      3/18/76
      8.7
      Fish considers an operation; a burglar known as "The Mole" leads Harris and Wojo on a merry chase through the city sewer system.
    • Power Failure
      Season 3 - Episode 9
      12/9/76
      8.7
      A power failure darkens spirits at the 12th, where they play host to a man with a split personality.
    • The Arsonist
      The Arsonist
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      10/16/75
      8.7

      The precinct is on the lookout for an arsonist; Chano brings in a man who used a deadly weapon on a vending machine.

    • Eviction (1)
      Eviction (1)
      Season 4 - Episode 16
      2/2/78
      8.7
      Barney puts his career on the line by refusing to forcibly evict the tenants of a condemned hotel, while Luger tries to figure out what to do with his vacation time.
    • Dorsey
      Dorsey
      Season 7 - Episode 4
      11/27/80
      8.7
      The new detective is convinced that his compatriots are on the take and asks to be dealt out.
    • Computer Crime
      Computer Crime
      Season 5 - Episode 22
      3/15/79
      8.7
      A computer firm has difficulty retrieving embezzled funds; an educated young man claims to be under the influence of a voodoo curse.
    • The Doll
      The Doll
      Season 7 - Episode 17
      3/26/81
      8.7
      An expensive doll is abducted for ransom; a man claims he was swindled in exchange for a ticket on the space shuttle; Luger informs Barney that he's in his will.
    • The Rainmaker
      The Rainmaker
      Season 7 - Episode 21
      5/14/81
      8.7
      The officers arrest a rainmaker, only discover that he was hired by the drought-ridden city; Wojo, Harris and Dietrich each consider a job opening in vice.
    • Quarantine (1)
      Quarantine (1)
      Season 3 - Episode 2
      9/30/76
      8.7
      Wojo brings in a sick perp who collapses on the floor... resulting in the 12th being put under quarantine, with the following personnel present: a lady of the evening (who gets friendly with Fish), Marty and Mr Driscoll, and of course, Inspector Luger.
    • Atomic Bomb
      Atomic Bomb
      Season 4 - Episode 11
      12/15/77
      8.6
      Neither the bomb squad nor the government recognizes a college student's physics project as a functional atomic bomb - but Detective Dietrich does.
    • The Psychic
      The Psychic
      Season 7 - Episode 11
      2/5/81
      8.6
      An accused mugger claims that he was answering a psychic vision; a language professor takes vandalistic umbrage to a grammatically incorrect billboard.
    • Quarantine (2)
      Quarantine (2)
      Season 3 - Episode 3
      10/7/76
      8.6
      The quarantined 12th Precinct tries to make it through the night: Luger has a 'talk' with Marty and Daryl Driscoll; and Harris has a loud rant in his sleep.
    • Strike (1)
      Strike (1)
      Season 3 - Episode 21
      3/24/77
      8.6
      An impending strike is on everyone's mind, except the woman who was robbed by her computer date. (Part 1 of 2)
    • Movie (1)
      Movie (1)
      Season 7 - Episode 9
      1/22/81
      8.6
      Harris is assigned to direct a pornographic movie; an old-time radio newsman assaults a vacuous television anchor.
    • The Hostage
      The Hostage
      Season 4 - Episode 20
      3/23/78
      8.6
      Harris finally finds an apartment in the Village; a ventriloquist insists he's not responsible for his dummy's insensitive remarks; a prisoner holds the boys at gunpoint.
    • Voice Analyzer
      Voice Analyzer
      Season 5 - Episode 14
      1/11/79
      8.5
      Lieutenant Scanlon returns, this time attempting to ferret out corruption with a lie detector; Barney is suspicious of a furrier's robbery report.
    • Wojo's Girl (1)
      Wojo's Girl (1)
      Season 5 - Episode 16
      1/25/79
      8.5
      Wojo decides to move in with his girlfriend; Mr. Brauer tells his wife that he's leaving to become a mercenary.
    • Call Girl
      Call Girl
      Season 7 - Episode 6
      12/18/80
      8.5
      Dorsey takes a protective stance to a young prostitute; Harris is getting stock tips from another one; and Dietrich is tempted by all of them as he experiments with celibacy.
    • Strike (2)
      Season 3 - Episode 22
      3/31/77
      8.5
      Barney and Inspector Luger man the fort alone when the detectives go out on strike.
    • Kidnapping (2)
      Kidnapping (2)
      Season 5 - Episode 2
      9/14/78
      8.5
      Wojo delivers the ransom money for the department store owner, while the prostitute charms both Wojo and the victim's nebbish son.
    • The Bank
      The Bank
      Season 4 - Episode 12
      1/5/78
      8.5
      A man charges a sperm bank with murder after the lab unwittingly destroys the man's last sample.
    • Group Home
      Season 3 - Episode 20
      3/10/77
      8.5
      Yemana assists a bigoted Army officer when a bomber threatens a recruiting facility; it's Fish's turn for mugging detail as Victor and Jilly resurface with Bernice in tow.
    • The Architect
      The Architect
      Season 6 - Episode 20
      3/27/80
      8.5
      A disgruntled architect decides to improve on his building—by blowing it up.
    • Toys
      Toys
      Season 5 - Episode 12
      12/14/78
      8.5
      Feuding toy makers create a disturbance; Barney faces his first holiday as a separated man; a claustrophobic prisoner has an understandable problem with the cage.
    • Accusation
      Accusation
      Season 5 - Episode 6
      10/12/78
      8.5
      An accusation of an indiscretion on the part of Dietrich leads to a visit from the gleeful Lieutenant Scanlon of Internal Affairs; Yemana books a rabbi who is running a gambling casino in his synagogue
    • Heat Wave
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      10/9/75
      8.5

      A wife claims spousal abuse; Wojo and Wentworth are bait for a park rapist.

    • Chinatown (2)
      Chinatown (2)
      Season 8 - Episode 12
      2/11/82
      8.5
      Unless he confesses soon, Harris and Dietrich's unwilling roommate may witness another murder. Meanwhile, harassment charges are pressed against Lieutenant Scanlon.
    • Arrival
      Arrival
      Season 8 - Episode 14
      2/25/82
      8.5

      Luger's mail-order bride arrives; A Mensa office is burglarized by one of its members.

    • Asylum
      Season 3 - Episode 19
      2/24/77
      8.4
      Marty is picked up for parole violation with a half ounce of marijuana; Wojo prematurely grants a Russian defector asylum.
    • Homeless
      Homeless
      Season 8 - Episode 7
      12/17/81
      8.4
      The 12th is overrun with homeless vagrants on Christmas; a greeting-card writer snaps; a cattle prod is the weapon of choice for a local merchant.
    • The DNA Story
      The DNA Story
      Season 6 - Episode 10
      12/13/79
      8.4
      The detectives search for a missing viral strain stolen from a lab; a woman is convinced that her husband is actually a clone.
    • The Harris Incident
      The Harris Incident
      Season 5 - Episode 10
      11/30/78
      8.4

      A stockbroker leaves Wall Street to become a beggar; a rookie cop, assuming Harris to be a felon, shoots at him.  This was aired in 1978.  Things aren't changing fast enough!

    • Possession
      Possession
      Season 8 - Episode 4
      11/19/81
      8.3
      A husband is assaulted for forcing his wife into designer jeans; a disorderly conduct report leads to a man who swears he's possessed by an evil spirit.
    • Blizzard
      Blizzard
      Season 4 - Episode 7
      11/3/77
      8.3
      A blizzard holes up the 12th with an unwelcome guest—a corpse; a self-proclaimed prophet is sure that the weather is indicative of a new ice age.
    • Riot
      Riot
      Season 7 - Episode 19
      4/30/81
      8.3
      Luger takes a small disturbance with the Hassidic community and turns it into a full-scale riot; the squad discovers a survivalist couple setting up housekeeping in the sewers.
    • Inauguration
      Season 4 - Episode 23
      5/18/78
      8.3
      Harris does some extensive soul searching when he's offered a job on the mayor's security team.
    • Loan Shark
      Loan Shark
      Season 5 - Episode 8
      11/2/78
      8.3
      Barney notes some uncharacteristic behavior from Yemana; a client can't get a tattoo artist to remove his work; Harris books a youthful loan shark
    • Graveyard Shift
      Graveyard Shift
      Season 5 - Episode 23
      5/10/79
      8.3
      Barney and his crew face the late shift with a bomb threat, a man who believes that he is being frequented by a succubus and an irate tourist.
    • The Courtesans
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      2/20/75
      8.3
      A prostitute threatens to file harassment charges against Wojo; Rachel wants to move into her own apartment.
    • Examination Day
      Examination Day
      Season 8 - Episode 9
      1/14/82
      8.3
      The detectives don uniforms while Levitt and the others take sergeant's exams; Luger, working with the squad, is overly rough with a collar, and later with Barney.
    • The Brother
      The Brother
      Season 6 - Episode 4
      10/4/79
      8.3
      A visiting monk opts for a quick dalliance with a lady of the streets; Barney discovers to his horror that Dietrich may not be cut out for mugging detail—especially since it must be done in drag.
    • Chinatown (1)
      Chinatown (1)
      Season 8 - Episode 11
      2/4/82
      8.3
      A murder witness is uncooperative, so he, Harris and Dietrich are forced to share an apartment in seclusion until he talks; Lieutenant Scanlon falls for a wealthy mugging victim.
    • Vigilante
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      3/20/75
      8.3
      Barney is visited by Inspector Luger, who complains that his men aren't disliked enough by the public; a neighborhood vigilante is well into his twilight years; Wojo collars a cross-dressing teamster.
    • Fog
      Fog
      Season 6 - Episode 22
      5/8/80
      8.3

      Dense fog causes a burglar to mistake a Christian Science reading room for a jewelry store; An elderly street musician is accused of using his trumpet as a weapon against a violinist invading his turf; A man takes a sledge hammer to a phone company's microwave transmitter, believing it's responsible for his (and everyone else's) declining health; Barney is down in the dumps when he is passed over again for deputy inspector.

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    • Fire '77
      Season 3 - Episode 15
      1/27/77
      8.3
      The 12th may go up in smoke, to the delight of a suicidal couple.
    • Hotel (a.k.a. Grand Hotel)
      Hotel (a.k.a. Grand Hotel)
      Season 2 - Episode 7
      10/23/75
      8.3

      Wojo and Wentworth pose as marrieds in order to bust a burglary ring set in a posh hotel. They catch the perp, but have to give up the collar when the hotel's security director brings a young man in on a rape charge.

    • The Vests
      The Vests
      Season 7 - Episode 20
      5/7/81
      8.3
      The detectives are reluctant to wear their new bulletproof vests; Luger interviews them in case of the need for a quick obituary.
    • Inquiry
      Inquiry
      Season 8 - Episode 16
      3/26/82
      8.2
      Internal Affairs is called in when a charge of excessive force is leveled against Wojo; an angry parent takes action when his child is declined admission into an exclusive kindergarten.
    • Protection
      Season 2 - Episode 14
      12/18/75
      8.2

      The citizenry is in a panic amidst the rumors that the 12th Precinct is being shut down and a repentant hood can't prove that he committed a crime. These prove to be connected when the detectives learn that a protection racket is spreading rumors of the precinct's closing and shaking down shop owners. Wojo brings in a former don to try and get information and Luger says the rumors are true. But things turn when the President says that police and fire will stay open.

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    • The Car
      The Car
      Season 8 - Episode 3
      11/12/81
      8.2
      A car thief's conscience gets the better of him ... after twenty-five years; Levitt saves a child from a precarious fate; an overzealous sanitation officer goes to extremes.
    • Discovery
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      10/30/75
      8.2

      Marty claims that a member of the 12th is harassing the gay community; the precinct computers think Fish is dead; a suicidal man reacts poorly to the possibility of being institutionalized.

    • Snow Job
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      2/6/75
      8.2
      The squad grapples with guarding a department store payroll and a flasher who attempts suicide in the bathroom.
    • The Judge
      The Judge
      Season 6 - Episode 9
      12/6/79
      8.2

      A judge provides an attorney with the ultimate over-ruling—a gavel on the noggin; the crimes reported by a lonely woman emanate from daytime television soap operas; Levitt is devastated upon discovering Yamana's desk has been removed from the squad room.

    • Guns
      Guns
      Season 6 - Episode 16
      1/31/80
      8.2
      Wojo fears that a despondent Luger is planning to do himself in; a man seeking to reclaim his television set robs the police vault; a rash of bizarre robberies leads to an eccentric gun collector.
    • Evaluation
      Evaluation
      Season 4 - Episode 21
      5/4/78
      8.2
      The members of the squad nervously await Barney filling out their evaluation forms. Meanwhile, Harris arrests a numerologist who will only give his name as "1223," and a porno shop reporting vandalism turns out to be a mom and pop operation being hassled by their kids.
    • Vanished (2)
      Vanished (2)
      Season 6 - Episode 14
      1/17/80
      8.2
      Harris disappears while undercover as a vagrant; Luger elects to be demoted rather than to retire.
    • Vacation
      Vacation
      Season 6 - Episode 3
      9/27/79
      8.2
      A string of false alarms suggests that a sniper may be after a cop, but the detectives are preoccupied with Barney's posted vacation schedules and the case of a man who won't donate a kidney to his ailing brother.
    • The Slave
      The Slave
      Season 6 - Episode 5
      10/18/79
      8.2
      Harris bristles when he learns that the Burmese chauffeur being booked for a traffic accident is actually an indentured servant.
    • The Rape
      The Rape
      Season 4 - Episode 15
      1/26/78
      8.2
      The city legalizes off-track gambling, to the delight of Yemana; a woman wants her husband arrested on a rape charge; a master of disguise perpetuates a crime spree.
    • The Spy
      The Spy
      Season 5 - Episode 15
      1/18/79
      8.2
      A paranoid spy holds the precinct house at bay; the men bring in a disorderly mime.
    • The Prisoner
      The Prisoner
      Season 5 - Episode 7
      10/19/78
      8.2
      A released prisoner can't adjust to civilian life; the widow of a cat burglar elects to perpetuate the family business
    • Moonlighting
      Moonlighting
      Season 3 - Episode 18
      2/17/77
      8.2
      Barney discovers that Harris has been moonlighting; Dietrich arrests a priest who's fencing stolen goods; a racketeer is using a retarded boy as an assistant.
    • Bones
      Bones
      Season 8 - Episode 19
      4/29/82
      8.2
      A museum presses charges when an Indian retrieves his tribe's ancestral bones from an exhibit; a scoutmaster catches a mugger.
    • Happy New Year
      Season 2 - Episode 15
      1/8/76
      8.1

      On New Year's Eve, a man threatens to jump off a building if peace in the Middle East isn't achieved by midnight, a shoplifting suspect goes into labor in the squad room, and a drunk man has his pocket picked.

    • Hair
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      4/17/75
      8.1
      A scruffy Serpico-type cop has good reason to hide behind unruly hair; Bernice discovers that Fish spent the afternoon in a massage parlor.
    • Vanished (1)
      Vanished (1)
      Season 6 - Episode 13
      1/10/80
      8.1
      Vagrant Ray returns to report his fellow bums' disappearances; a woman wishes to have a child with a surrogate and is focusing in on Dietrich and Wojo.
    • Eviction (2)
      Eviction (2)
      Season 4 - Episode 17
      2/9/78
      8.1
      The hotel situation now involves a SWAT team, while Dietrich learns the identity of his amnesic "girlfriend."
    • Non-Involvement
      Season 3 - Episode 8
      11/18/76
      8.1
      Barney doesn't see a crime, but Wojo's brought in a man for refusing to aid a mugging victim.
    • Block Party
      Season 2 - Episode 18
      2/12/76
      8.1
      Wentworth is furious when Lt. Scanlon denies her any credit for the bust of an assassin at a block party.
    • Inquisition
      Inquisition
      Season 6 - Episode 1
      9/13/79
      8.1
      When an anonymous letter identifies a member of the 12th Precinct as a homosexual, it buys the boys a visit from Lieutenant Scanlon, who proceeds to make a witch hunt out of his search for the author. Meanwhile, a disgruntled shopper takes a fire axe to an elevator's MUZAK machine.
    • People's Court
      People's Court
      Season 6 - Episode 12
      1/3/80
      8.1
      Weary of an uncooperative populace, a census taker goes to drastic measures to make a head count; beleaguered apartment dwellers band together and capture a burglar.
    • Wojo's Problem
      Wojo's Problem
      Season 4 - Episode 18
      2/23/78
      8.1
      Wojo comes to Barney with a problem his superior would rather not know about; the 12th's new female detective has a very jealous husband, suspicious of her all-male co-workers; somehow a shoplifter escapes - in a wheelchair.
    • Abduction
      Season 3 - Episode 16
      2/3/77
      8.1
      Barney has his hands full with a couple who want his assistance with their cult-influenced daughter, and Nick's bookie who's arrested for his efforts.
    • The Kid
      Season 2 - Episode 21
      3/6/76
      8.0
      Fish is attracted to the mother of a young mugger; a man is a bit premature to obtain the unclaimed windfall he found on the street.
    • The Layoff
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      9/25/75
      8.0

      Barney, Fish and Yemana feel the crunch when a labor layoff forces them to do without Chano, Harris and Wojo; a manicurist goes deeper than the nail; a morose stockbroker takes to petty theft.

    • Stormy Weather
      Stormy Weather
      Season 7 - Episode 12
      2/12/81
      8.0
      A deaf woman is arrested for prostitution; Barney anxiously awaits news of Wojo, who dived into the Hudson River in pursuit of a looter.
    • Copy Cat
      Copy Cat
      Season 4 - Episode 6
      10/27/77
      8.0
      Yemana scours TV Guide to try to second-guess the felon who's aping the prime-time lineup crime shows; a drunk forgets the most important element in a hold-up: a weapon.
    • The Inventor
      The Inventor
      Season 6 - Episode 21
      5/1/80
      8.0
      The squad tries hypnosis to uncover the name of a felon that Wojo has forgotten; an inventor steals the plans for his own creation.
    • Appendicitis
      Appendicitis
      Season 4 - Episode 14
      1/19/78
      8.0
      Yemana is hospitalized with appendicitis; the cage is a stopping-off place for a sugar addict and an aging bounty hunter.
    • Thanksgiving Story
      Thanksgiving Story
      Season 4 - Episode 9
      11/24/77
      8.0
      The detectives clean up after three mental patients sit down to Thanksgiving dinner at an automat.
    • Sex Surrogate
      Season 3 - Episode 17
      2/10/77
      8.0
      Weary of waiting for promotion, Levitt announces that he's quitting the force; Barney investigates a sex clinic that borders on brothel status; Harris investigates a rash of crimes ostensibly committed by a juvenile.
    • Grand Hotel
      Season 2 - Episode 7
      10/23/75
      8.0

      Romance blossoms as Wojo and Wentworth go under cover as a married couple in the honeymoon suite of a hotel experiencing a rash of robberies.

    • Horse Thief
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      11/20/75
      8.0

      Around the New York bicentennial celebrations a hansom cab owner reports his horse missing; a man assaulted in his hotel room insists he was alone; and Wojo arrests a seller of flag clothing.

    • Hot Dogs
      Season 2 - Episode 13
      12/11/75
      7.9

      A man is convinced that a photo of Jean Harlow is his missing wife; a pair of lady cops makes an overzealous drug bust.

    • Sniper
      Season 2 - Episode 16
      1/22/76
      7.9
      A con man is selling charter flights to Saturn; Wojo and Luger are sniper targets.
    • The Social Worker
      The Social Worker
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      9/18/75
      7.9

      Weary of housework, Liz tries her hand at social work, to Barney's dismay; a master forger fascinates Harris.

    • Corporation
      Corporation
      Season 4 - Episode 4
      10/6/77
      7.8
      A quixotic environmentalist faces the high-priced lawyer hired by the chemical plant he's been assaulting. Meanwhile, Wojciehowicz brings in a homeless woman who has been assaulted.
    • Doomsday
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      9/11/75
      7.8

      A disgruntled man with a belt of dynamite threatens to blow himself and the squad room sky high unless President Nixon agrees to speak with him; the plumbing goes kaput; Wojo arrests a phony man-of-the-cloth.

    • Uniform Days
      Uniform Days
      Season 6 - Episode 17
      2/7/80
      7.8
      The cops observe the annual department-mandated ritual of wearing their uniforms - except for Harris who shows up in his usual natty street clothes.
    • The Guest
      Season 1 - Episode 10
      3/27/75
      7.8
      The 12th Precinct reluctantly guards a mob witness; Chano uses his co-workers' own cash stash to set up a narcotics buy.
    • Stress Analyzer
      Stress Analyzer
      Season 8 - Episode 5
      11/26/81
      7.8
      A job fair brings out the worst in a Peace Corps recruiter; Dietrich volunteers for a department stress experiment.
    • The Bird
      The Bird
      Season 6 - Episode 7
      11/8/79
      7.7
      Harris' book publication hits a snag when Dietrich refuses to sign a release; a suicide hot line operator becomes suicidal; the clerk that sold Wojo a sick bird changes his strict no-return policy when he learns that the detective is a cop.
    • The Hero
      Season 1 - Episode 13
      5/1/75
      7.7
      Chano is guilt-stricken when he shoots a holdup man; Liz makes a citizen's arrest after being robbed at "stickpoint" by a twelve-year-old.
    • Liquidation
      Liquidation
      Season 7 - Episode 22
      5/21/81
      7.7
      Harris is forced to liquidate his possessions to pay off his lawsuit.
    • Chase
      Chase
      Season 4 - Episode 8
      11/17/77
      7.7
      A taxi company is irate when Wojo totals a borrowed cab while pursuing a robbery suspect; Lieutenant Scanlon tries to ferret out 12th Precinct corruption with a drug pusher.
    • Community Relations
      Season 3 - Episode 13
      1/13/77
      7.7
      An evicted tenant greets a landlord with a musket; Barney's charged with harassment when he books a blind shoplifter.
    • Fish
      Season 2 - Episode 12
      12/4/75
      7.7

      A glimpse at Detective Fish's home life ensues when the detective is forced to go on restricted duty.

    • Bureaucrat
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      3/6/75
      7.6
      Guests to the 12th include a drunken bureaucrat and the 12-year-old who robbed Chano's apartment; Wojo closes the precinct's favorite delicatessen for minor health-code infractions.
    • The Sighting
      Season 4 - Episode 22
      5/11/78
      7.6
      A man liquidates all of his assets into gold, much to his wife's dismay; Wojo claims he saw a UFO over Staten Island.
    • Ms. Cop
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      3/13/75
      7.6
      An overzealous lady cop ruffles the feathers of the testosterone-run 12th; Chano nabs an obscene phone caller.
    • Massage Parlor
      Season 2 - Episode 19
      2/19/76
      7.6
      Wentworth busts a dime-store cowboy in a massage parlor, and the detectives bust an octogenarian mugger.
    • The Election
      Season 3 - Episode 5
      10/21/76
      7.6
      Election Day at the One-Two includes: A woman, being held from voting by her husband, throws a toilet seat into the street to get attention; a shoplifter gets escorted to vote by Wojo, who promptly 'loses' him; and Inspector Luger comes electioneering for a old time political hack.
    • Evacuation
      Season 3 - Episode 1
      9/23/76
      7.6
      Wojo is dismayed to discover that the city doesn't have up-to-date evacuation procedures in the event of an emergency; Fish meets Jilly Pappalardo, a young thief
    • Smog Alert
      Season 3 - Episode 12
      1/6/77
      7.6
      All eyes are on Fish as the city undergoes a first-stage smog alert; an unlikely connection is made between a potential suicide victim and an obscene graffiti artist.
    • Altercation
      Altercation
      Season 8 - Episode 18
      4/9/82
      7.5
      Harris and Arnold come to blows; a mugging victim confesses to a twenty-five year old crush on Barney.
    • Advancement
      Advancement
      Season 8 - Episode 2
      11/5/81
      7.5
      Luger wants Barney to pen a letter for his mail-order bride; a lottery winner seeks revenge when the ticket seller loses his winning entry; Harris gets a new book deal.
    • The Delegate
      The Delegate
      Season 7 - Episode 3
      11/13/80
      7.5
      A drunk and disorderly turns out to be a delegate from the 1976 Democratic convention; Barney discovers a problem with the newly assigned Officer Nash - he's not a cop.
    • Hunger Strike
      Hunger Strike
      Season 8 - Episode 13
      2/18/82
      7.5
      Dietrich aids an elderly psychiatric patient who may be speaking a foreign language; a nuclear activist goes on a hunger strike to end nuclear arms; Barney declines a deputy inspector nomination.
    • Paternity
      Paternity
      Season 8 - Episode 1
      10/29/81
      7.4
      Wojo's proven innocent of a paternity suit, but at a cost; a beauty queen is robbed; an irate theater patron vandalizes the theater.
    • The Dentist
      The Dentist
      Season 6 - Episode 11
      12/27/79
      7.4
      One man's hands are a musical instrument to himself and a nuisance to others; a detective goes undercover to trap a dentist with wandering instruments.
    • Games
      Games
      Season 8 - Episode 6
      12/10/81
      7.4
      A manufacturer of computer game processors is accused of espionage; a WAC supplements her income on the street.
    • Obituary
      Obituary
      Season 8 - Episode 15
      3/11/82
      7.4
      A newspaper obituary causes a stir when the subject turns up alive; the detectives snag a modern-day chicken thief.
    • Graft
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      2/13/75
      7.4
      An old friend of Barney's is assigned to investigate allegations of corruption in the squadroom; Chano is after an obscene phone caller.
    • Experience
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      1/30/75
      7.3
      A bomber targets the 12th Precinct, as Det. Fish contemplates retirement.
    • Old Love
      Old Love
      Season 8 - Episode 17
      4/2/82
      7.3
      Dietrich's old flame pays a visit; a former child actor clubs an agent with a telephone.
    • Ramon
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      1/23/75
      7.2
      Captain Barney Miller talks down a junkie who is holding the 12th Precinct hostage.
    • Bus Stop
      Season 3 - Episode 4
      10/14/76
      6.1
      Quarters are tight at the 12th when a holdup man is confined with his busload of victims.
    • Wojo's Girl (2)
      Wojo's Girl (2)
      Season 5 - Episode 17
      1/25/79
      5.9
      Wojo struggles to co-habitate with his ex-prostitute girlfriend.
    • Stakeout
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      2/27/75
      5.8
      Well-meaning nosy neighbors overrun a covert stakeout operation.
    • Rape
      Rape
      Season 4 - Episode 15
      1/26/78
      0.0
      Barney seeks the help of a female district attorney after a woman charges her husband with rape.
    • Arsonist
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      10/16/75
      0.0
      Harris looks for an arsonist that's been terrorizing the neighborhood; Chano arrests a man for shooting at a candy machine.
    • Social Worker
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      9/18/75
      0.0
      Elizabeth has Barney worried when she takes a job as a social worker in a tough section of the East Bronx.
    • Rand Report
      Season 3 - Episode 14
      1/20/77
      0.0
      A report critical of detectives upsets the 12th Precinct and Wojo threatens to resign when he learns he'll have to walk a beat.
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