A realistic police drama following the lives of two officers of the LAPD, veteran Pete Malloy and his rookie partner, Jim Reed. Done in a spare, almost "docudrama" style, each episode covered a variety of incidents that the officers encountered during a shift.
Last Episode07x24 Something Worth Dying For (2) Aired: May. 20, 1975
In Part II of the series finale, Reed is awarded the Medal of Valor by the LAPD for rescuing a wounded Malloy from the shootout (presented by …
Adam-12: Season 2, Episode #22 - Log 144: The Hero
Malloy and Reed assist firemen at a burning warehouse.
Adam-12: Season 3, Episode #1 - Log 174: Loan Sharks
A courageous teenager comes forward as a witness against hoodlums only to be abducted. Stars Martin Milner and…
Series Fun Facts
- The metallic blue Corvette Kent McCord is shown driving in several episodes was the same make/model car that Martin Milner drove in "Route 66" (1960).
- The revolvers carried by Malloy and in later seasons Reed, sport wood grips with finger grooves. These are commercially available from several makers today but in the late 60s and early 70s…
[show]The revolvers carried by Malloy and in later seasons Reed, sport wood grips with finger grooves. These are commercially available from several makers today but in the late 60s and early 70s they would have been viewed as somewhat exotic. The grips used in the show were custom made by former LAPD gun range master Earl "Fuzzy" Farrant.
- In keeping with the reputation of Jack Webb's series being scrupulously accurate about police procedures, select episodes of this series were used in police academies as instructional films.