Police Squad! - Season 1

ABC (ended 1982)




Episode Guide


  • Testimony of Evil (Dead Men Don't Laugh)
    A struggling comedian steals drug money from a crooked nightclub owner. When his body is discovered at the bottom of a cliff in a car crash, all the clues point to murder. Frank steps in and takes the place of the deceased at the nightclub in order to gather more clues.moreless
  • Rendezvous at Big Gulch (Terror in the Neighborhood)
    The mob sets up an "insurance" scam that threatens several businesses and residents. Frank and Norberg go to investigate. After a dance instructor is beaten up, they set up their own shop - a key-making and locksmith store - and go undercover.
  • Revenge and Remorse (The Guilty Alibi)
    Frank investigates a district judge's courtroom after it is booby-trapped with a powerful explosive. The main suspect is a recently paroled ex-convict with a history of similar bombings. Upon questioning the bomber's ex-wife, Frank and Ed find she's more interested in getting charity than the fact that her ex-husband may be up to his old tricks. Frank and Ed discover the bomber has a showgirl girlfriend on the side. She has the perfect alibi for her boyfriend, but Frank and Ed wonder if she's really just covering for him.moreless
  • The Butler Did It (A Bird in the Hand)
    The daughter of a wealthy businessman is kidnapped on her 18th birthday and Police Squad swings into action. The main suspect of their investigation is the girl's boyfriend.
  • Ring of Fear (A Dangerous Assignment)
    Frank investigates a veteran manager and his gangland ties after one of his boxers dies after refusing to take a dive. He takes another boxer, Buddy Briggs, under his wing and convinces him to go honest so they can arrest the manager's mob boss, Martin. However, Martin takes Buddy's girlfriend hostage and Frank must rescue her before Buddy is forced to throw the match.moreless
  • A Substantial Gift (The Broken Promise)
    Sally, a teller deeply in debt, robs her own credit union and kills her fellow teller and an innocent family man who was present during the crime. Police Squad, a special unit of the police force, is called to investigate a double shooting that happened during the robbery. However, the stories just don't add up. The evidence builds and points in Sally's direction, but it's up to Frank to find the clues that will put her away.moreless