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
- 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…
[show]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.
- 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.
- During the first couple of seasons, Reed and Malloy had an informant named T.J. (played by Robert Donner) who was a recovering heroin addict.