Hill Street Blues

Season 1 Episode 12

I Never Promised You a Rose, Marvin

Aired Thursday 10:00 PM Mar 21, 1981 on NBC



  • Trivia

    • When Howard is demonstrating the miniature tank in front of the chief and the commissioner, the tank changes positions three times in the model of Sniper Alley, in between shots when Howard demonstrates the flame thrower.

  • Quotes

    • Howard: Do I look like the sort of man who would leave the keys in the ignition of a six million dollar assault tank? Why, I've got 'em right here... fumbles around in his pockets right...

  • Notes

    • Co-creator Steven Bochco and actors James Sikking and Joe Spano provided DVD commentary for this episode.

    • George McDaniel (as Ludwig) and Dennis Holahan (as Tom McAuley) never appeared in this episode. They were mentioned but never appeared on camera, though they were credited for their appearances.

  • Allusions