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

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

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  • During the period that Adam-12 was filmed, the state of California issued 6 digit vehicle license plates in the letter/number format (I.E. ABC123). The final letter was never I, O, or Q, so…
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    During the period that Adam-12 was filmed, the state of California issued 6 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 ADAM-12 usually have the letter "I" as the final letter indicating that this is a movie/TV prop plate.
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  • Goof (plot holes): At the opening of every episode, the radio announcer makes a call to Adam-12 and reports some crime in progress. Adam-12 then speeds to the scene - without the benefit of…
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    Goof (plot holes): At the opening of every episode, the radio announcer makes a call to Adam-12 and reports some crime in progress. Adam-12 then speeds to the scene - without the benefit of the address.
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  • The "one" in "One Adam 12" stood for the area of the division they were stationed in, "Adam" referred to the type of car they drove (a two-man patrol car) and "12" was for the area they…
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    The "one" in "One Adam 12" stood for the area of the division they were stationed in, "Adam" referred to the type of car they drove (a two-man patrol car) and "12" was for the area they patrolled. However, "one" was the code for Central Division (downtown). Since the unit was shown working in Rampart Division, the actual call sign should have been 2-Adam-12.
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