A crime drama that focused on the lives of the detectives of New York's 65th Precinct. The emphasis in the stories was mostly on real-life crime and the human element.
Last Episode04x34 Barefoot on a Bed of Coals Aired: May. 29, 1963
A barber who was rejected for admission into the NYPD Police Academy rents a policeman's uniform from a theatrical wardrobe department and begins …
Series Fun Facts
- The squad car that Det. Dan Muldoon (John McIntire) is driven around in in the first season is a 1958 Pontiac Chieftain.
- Numerous stars made their first major television appearance on this series, including Sandy Dennis, Peter Fonda, Dustin Hoffman, James Caan and Jon Voight.
- Because the show was filmed in black and white on location in New York City, the police cars for the show were painted in false colors so that they would not be mistaken for real police cars.