Mary Beth Lacey and Christine Cagney are partnered detectives in the NYPD. Cagney is tough, Lacey is sensitive. They are both women! Lt. Al Waxman is the boss. Vic Isbecki and Mark Petrie are two male detectives who do not like women detectives. Groundbreaking series rarely resorting to car chases and shootouts, or any violence. The plots focused on their personal lives as well as the Police work.
Cagney & Lacey Season 6 (1986-1987)
|6x01 Schedule One |
Detective Newman is just walking down the street, celebrating a successful collar, when he is shot down. A cop killed is always taken very seriously.
|Sep. 29, 1986|
|6x02 Culture Clash |
An Islamic girl from a very devout family wants to be more American. No arranged marriage for her; she'd rather go to Malibu.When she turns up dead, Cagney and Lacey must face her angry ...
|Oct. 06, 1986|
|6x03 Sorry, Right Number |
Lacey and Isbecki are trapped in an elevator. Of course it's the hottest day of the year, and Victor is claustrophobic. The episode also features character actor Stanley Kamel as Det. ...
|Oct. 20, 1986|
|6x04 Disenfranchised (aka Incest) |
(Also given to me as ""Incest."") A girl says that their father is molesting the younger daughter, who is too young to testify. How does she know? Because she was molested herself. ...
|Oct. 27, 1986|
|6x05 Role Call |
In a self-referential show, the 14th is visited by a TV star, ""Detective Deedee,"" who has permission from the brass to learn how real policemen work. She especially wants to learn ...
|Nov. 03, 1986|
|6x06 The Zealot |
An assistant D.A. has devoted his entire career to prosecuting child pornography. When he turns up dead, Cagney (who would have liked to have gotten to know him better) thinks one of ...
|Nov. 10, 1986|
|6x07 The Marathon |
The 14th precinct has to help support the annual New York City marathon. One of the (white) runners is from South Africa, and is facing death threats if she runs. Cagney and Lacey are ...
|Nov. 24, 1986|
|6x08 Rites of Passage |
A college sorority initiate falls off a building. The detectives suspect a hazing prank gone sour, but the sorority sisters won't talk.
|Dec. 01, 1986|
|6x09 Revenge |
When someone who Petrie held a grudge against is killed, Marcus is the suspect. In the B plot, Chris dates a reporter and discovers that he has a hidden agenda.
|Dec. 08, 1986|
|6x10 To Thine Own Self Be True (aka The Rapist II) |
[Also given to me as ""To Thine Own Self Be True."") In a sequel to episode #69, Sara Jones goes on trial. She wants Cagney to back up her story, but Cagney won't do it.
|Dec. 15, 1986|
|6x11 Cost of Living |
In a sequel to episode #75, Mansfield goes on trial. He's done something clever - he's hired David Keeler to defend him. David explains how principled he is. Chris tells him to go to ...
|Jan. 12, 1987|
|6x12 Waste Deep |
A toy company is dumping toxic wastes, and a gungho environmentalist is willing to do whatever it takes to get Cagney and Lacey to investigate.
|Jan. 19, 1987|
|6x13 Favours |
The detectives go after a corrupt judge. but he has an ""in"" - he's an old friend of Charlie Cagney's. Cagney also has to do the performance reviews, and smoke flies when she doesn't ...
|Jan. 26, 1987|
|6x14 Ahead of the Game |
Cagney & Lacey investigate the sudden death of a high school basketball star which evidence indicates may be drug-related and Lacey seeks help from the police to recover a family heirloom ...
|Feb. 02, 1987|
|6x15 Easy Does It |
Cagney goes undercover at Alcoholics Anonymous to investigate a gang of armed robbers that target Alcoholics Anonymous and Alanon meetings where she gains insight into her own father's ...
|Feb. 09, 1987|
|6x16 To Sir, With Love |
Story by Sandy Sprung and Marcy Vosburgh. Samuels is getting the Distinguished Service Award at a banquet. All Cagney and Lacey have to do is plan the banquet, coordinate the entertainment, ...
|Feb. 16, 1987|
|6x17 Divine Couriers |
A spiritualist has a new gimmick. She charges people to get messages to their dead loved ones by hiring terminally ill people as messengers. The funny thing is that everyone except ...
|Feb. 23, 1987|
|6x18 Right to Remain Silent |
A deaf girl is suspected of murder. Could someone with such a severe handicap commit a crime like that? Also, a drunken David Keeler appears on Cagney's door step begging her forgiveness. ...
|Mar. 09, 1987|
|6x19 Special Treatment |
Lacey participates in a protest march against nuclear weapons. She gets arrested and thrown to the tender mercies of Detective Dupnick.
|Mar. 16, 1987|
|6x20 Happiness is a Warm Gun |
This time it's Lacey's turn to get shot. She isn't hurt as badly as Cagney was, but the trauma sends them to the police psychiatrist. Lacey is saved from certain death by her bullet-proof ...
|Mar. 23, 1987|
|6x21 Turn, Turn, Turn (1) |
Cagney suffers an emotional crisis resulting from her father's drinking problem and subsequent memory loss while Lacey becomes a media hero when she risks her life to save a baby from ...
|Mar. 30, 1987|
|6x22 Turn, Turn, Turn (2) |
In the B plot, Lacey rescues a child from a burning car and then has to return the child to the proper mother.
|Mar. 30, 1987|
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