Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 21, 1968
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
NBC TV Network
Genre

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Adam-12 (1968)

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.

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07x24 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 …

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The show had 7 seasons and 174 episodes air between 1968 and 1975.

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  • Goof (continuity error): In many shows a gold 1967 Mustang with a white vinyl top may be seen either parked at the crime scene or cruising the street in the background.
  • During the period that "Adam-12" was filmed, the state of California-issued six--digit vehicle license plates in the letter/number format (i.e., ABC123). The final letter was never I, O, or…
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    During the period that "Adam-12" was filmed, the state of California-issued six--digit vehicle license plates in the letter/number format (i.e., ABC123). The final letter was never I, O, or Q, so that they would not be confused as a number. The civilian vehicles on the show usually have the letter "I" as the final letter, indicating that this is a movie/TV prop plate.
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  • While the series used 1 ADAM 12, LAPD units used odd numbers for beats, so they would have been 1 Adam 11 or Adam 13. The only even numbers were used by the supervisors (i.e., sergeants) and…
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    While the series used 1 ADAM 12, LAPD units used odd numbers for beats, so they would have been 1 Adam 11 or Adam 13. The only even numbers were used by the supervisors (i.e., sergeants) and they would have been the numbers 10, 20, etc. so 1 Adam 12 would never have been an actual assigned number.
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