Barney Miller

Season 1 Episode 13

The Hero

Aired Thursday 8:00 PM May 01, 1975 on ABC
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Episode Summary

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.

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Hal Linden

Hal Linden

Capt. Barney Miller

Abe Vigoda

Abe Vigoda

Det. Sgt. Phil Fish

Ron Glass

Ron Glass

Det. Ron Harris

Jack Soo

Jack Soo

Det. Nick Yemana

Gregory Sierra

Gregory Sierra

Det Chano Amangual

Barbara Barrie

Barbara Barrie

Elizabeth Miller

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


  • TRIVIA (1)

    • Despite Barney's story about the Sperm Whale being the largest mammal alive, the Blue Whale is actually biggest animal that has ever existed.

  • QUOTES (4)

    • Mayflower: Say, man, since when is it a crime to come to the defense of a lady and try and protect her honor? Since when?
      Harris: When you push her trick out of a second-story window.

    • Fish: (on the phone to Mona) Now, I'm going to give you some advice. Next time call Madison 8-5642. (hangs up)
      Barney: That's the Fire Department!
      Fish: She's in heat, isn't she?

    • Barney: Nick, where do we keep the office supply vouchers?
      Yemana: Look in the file under O. Or S. Or V. If not, then M, for miscellaneous. And if you don't find it in M, they're lost.
      Barney: Then I look under L?
      Yemana: Good a place as any.

    • Barney: Did you ever wonder why the sperm whale, which is the largest mammal on the face of the earth, has a throat about that size? (forms a circle with his thumb and fingers)
      Chano: Yeah. You know, I always did wonder. Why is that?
      Barney: Because that's the way it is. And there ain't anything you can do about it.

  • NOTES (2)