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Bought and Paid For - With a limited amount of information, investigators work feverishly to locate a young criminal responsible for the death of a fellow police officer.
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A crime anthology series known for its realism, 'Police Story' follows Los Angeles police officers as they tackle both personal and professional challenges. The series sought to humanize police officers and is considered the precursor to 'NYPD Blue' and 'Hill Street Blues.'
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S1/EP 1 - Police Story (aka Slow Boy): Part 1

A Special Surveillance Detail tries to catch criminals in the act, they finally get Slow Boy while he is robbing a supermarket. Complications arise when Slow Boy takes a hostage before the police can take action.

S1/EP 2 - Police Story (aka Slow Boy): Part 2

A Special Surveillance Detail tries to catch criminals in the act, they finally get Slow Boy while he is robbing a supermarket. Complications arise when Slow Boy takes a hostage before the police can take action.

S1/EP 3 - Dangerous Games

Undercover cop Charlie Czonka tries to catch the big man behind a ring of prostitution, dope and extortion.

S1/EP 4 - Requiem for an Informer

A down-and-out addict becomes an informer for the bank robbery detail and wins the friendship of a cop.

S1/EP 5 - The Ten Year Honeymoon

Two partners on the police force start getting on each other's nerves after ten years together, when one begins acting strange.

S1/EP 6 - The Violent Homecoming

A Mexican-American police sergeant who's been re-assigned to his original neighborhood leads the Juvenile Division in an attempt to head off a gang war.

S1/EP 7 - The Ho Chi Minh Trail

An undercover rookie cop nearly loses his life trying to crack a big-time drug dealing operation.

S1/EP 8 - Collision Course

The question of whether or not policewomen should be assigned to ride in patrol cars is brought to a head in a gun battle with two killers.

S1/EP 9 - Death on Credit

Sergeant Rick Calvelli works undercover in order to crack a phony credit card ring that plays dangerously.

S1/EP 10 - The Big Walk

A beat cop has his newly established authority challenged when a wealthy girl he arrests avoids retribution in court.

S1/EP 11 - Man on a Rack

An unorthodox cop accidentally kills a fellow officer and is put under investigation by Internal Affairs.

S1/EP 12 - Line of Fire

A young police officer joins a special unit and must learn to cope with killing.

S1/EP 13 - Chain of Command

The possibility of a conspiracy to murder policemen nearly creates a war between a black community and the police.

S1/EP 14 - Countdown: Part 1

When police officer Joe LaFrieda kills a member of an underworld family during a robbery attempt, a contract is put out on his life.

S1/EP 15 - Countdown: Part 2

The police clash head-on with the mob when a contract is taken out on officer Joe LaFrieda's life.

S1/EP 16 - Cop in the Middle

A cop on the take devises a plan to save himself from disgrace.

S1/EP 17 - The Ripper

Two officers from Robbery-Homicide attempt to track down a killer of homosexuals who mutilates the bodies of his victims.

S1/EP 18 - Country Boy

A young recruit from a rural community attempts to defy his background and pass the tough Police Academy course to become a cop.

S1/EP 19 - Wyatt Earp Syndrome

Officer Nations is feeling the strain, in both his job and his personal life, of trying to solve all the world's ills from his patrol car.

S1/EP 20 - Fingerprint

A police veteran in the Latent Prints Division is discouraged with his job, until some unexpected combat gives him a new perspective.

S1/EP 21 - Chief

A police chief must overcome an assassination plot and political games to order to speak at an important local meeting of police haters.

S1/EP 22 - The Gamble

The transfer of desk officer, Lisa Beaumont, to the vice squad leads to a series of explosive developments.

S2/EP 1 - A Dangerous Age

Arch Tatum, too close to retirement for his liking, is teamed with a headstrong young rookie.

S2/EP 2 - Requiem For C.Z. Smith

A series of, prostitute murders enables Charlie Czonka of the Vice Squad to make a deal: he will use his undercover contacts to solve the case in exchange for a transfer.

S2/EP 3 - Robbery: 48 Hours

The various members of the robbery squad go about their routine duties, involving stakeouts, following tips, shootouts, etc...

S2/EP 4 - Fathers and Sons

Revenge harbored from the days of Nazi occupation of Yugoslavia is the motivation of a murderer sought by police.

S2/EP 5 - World Full of Hurt

A black policewoman in the Juvenile Squad is attracted to her now partner, a white officer with marital problems.

S2/EP 6 - Glamour Boy

Tony and Bert have a hard time keeping up with Alan Robert Richardson, a con man/escape artist with a lot of class.

S2/EP 7 - Across the Line

Assigned to a desk job for being trigger happy, Sgt. Joe Benton gets a second chance when Sgt. Barrett enlists him to break a drug ring operating from Mexico.

S2/EP 8 - Wolf

When "Wolf" Bozeman is retired from the force, he tricks his friend and partner Randy Weiner into helping him commit suicide.

S2/EP 9 - Love, Mabel

Along with trying to prove a psychopath guilty of multiple murders, Sgt. Keitlinger and Detective Giacino are each trying to clear up their respective marital problems.

S2/EP 10 - Explosion

Their work is cut out for them as Bert and Tony try to learn the identity of a madman before he blows up a bus terminal and all within.

S2/EP 11 - Captain Hook

When Joe Stubbs loses his hand during a police assignment, his wife's encouragement leads him to keep plugging away until he establishes a brilliant record on the force.

S2/EP 12 - Incident in the Kill Zone

Sgt. King Sherman is intelligent and dedicated, but he is unable to cope with tactical situations, causing a mutiny when he is made supervisor of the SWAT team.

S2/EP 13 - Headhunter

When a veteran police officer is accused of indecent exposure and dismissed from the force the department's "headhunter" is unsatisfied. He investigates further and unravels a case involving a psychotic murderer.

S2/EP 14 - Year of the Dragon: Part 1

Det. John Darrin uses his experience in Chinatown to find the gang members who robbed a restaurant and killed one of the employees.

S2/EP 15 - Year of the Dragon: Part 2

Det. John Darrin has to keep his primary witness to the restaurant shooting alive, while searching for his Chinese gang snitch, who has been snatched by a rival gang.

S2/EP 16 - To Steal a Million

Patience and detail are the key words in thwarting a million-dollar hotel robbery as well as important lessons for young Sergeant Hyland.

S2/EP 17 - The Sniper

Detectives Tony Calabrese and Bert Jameson hunt a psychotic who killed several people in a random sniping at rush hour traffic.

S2/EP 18 - The Execution

Lt. Dutch Bennett assembles a "hit" team of 40 men in an effort to change the traditional manner of investigating homicides.

S2/EP 19 - Man in the Shadows

Veteran Frank Dolan has a hard time explaining his unorthodox methods to young partner Ron Cruz as the two go-after "phantom" drug dealer Joe D'Amico.

S2/EP 20 - War Games

Officers Earl Gordy and Jack Ballard go undercover to infiltrate a so-called rifle club run by a bigot.

S2/EP 21 - The Witness

Police pursue a gang that holds up drug stores for pills and a motorcyclist nicknamed Easy Rider who holds up bars.

S3/EP 1 - Officer Needs Help

A detective undergoes great humiliation when his superiors get nervous about the number of fatal shootings on his record.

S3/EP 2 - Cutting Edge

When his partner retires, a thirty-year police veteran has a hard time adjusting.

S3/EP 3 - A Community of Victims

When a drug addict accidentally gets a hold of a gun, a policeman is the victim, but the murderer gets away with his crime.

S3/EP 4 - Losing Game

Dynamic policewoman Margaret Case helps dissolve a cocaine smuggling network and her marriage as well.

S3/EP 5 - Face for a Shadow

When detectives abandon the case, uniformed policemen Kowalski and Elmore hunt a murderer in addition to their normal duties.

S3/EP 6 - Test of Brotherhood

The bitter competition between two brothers is exacerbated when the younger, a rookie cop, is teamed with his competent older brother.

S3/EP 7 - The Empty Weapon

A rookie officer encounters some initial difficulties when he tries to carry out his job according to the rulebooks.

S3/EP 8 - Little Boy Lost

Det. Brenner searches for a missing four-year-old boy while trying to patch things up with his own son, the victim of his parents' recent divorce.

S3/EP 9 - Vice: 24 Hours

The vice squad goes through its daily routine trying to clean up the city.

S3/EP 10 - Breaking Point

Sergeant Dell Maggiori faces an uphill battle in his effort to prove a mentally unstable cop is covering up his shooting of an innocent man.

S3/EP 11 - Company Man

When officer Dave Hansen falls in love with a school teacher, his cold and vengeful wife and the police department make life unbearable.

S3/EP 12 - Spanish Class

A rookie requests a transfer from a ritzy neighborhood into the heart of the barrio.

S3/EP 13 - Odyssey of Death: Part 1

Police are diverted from an investigation of waitress murders when a fellow cop is shot and the only lead is a green Impala.

S3/EP 14 - Odyssey of Death: Part 2

Tracking down a cop killer, police officers find themselves on the trail of a gang of rapists and murders.

S3/EP 15 - Other Side Of The Fence

A police officer poses as a fence in order to get evidence to arrest a pair of jewel thieves suspected of murder.

S3/EP 16 - 50 Cents First Half Hour, $1.75 All Day

A pair of police officers investigate a series of parking lot robberies.

S3/EP 17 - Firebird

A young police officer, his hands severely burned and crippled in a helicopter crash, is determined to prove he can resume his career without any problem.

S3/EP 18 - The Long Ball

Police Sgt. R.C. Pickett won't admit that he is an alcoholic despite grave problems on the job and with his marriage.

S3/EP 19 - Officer Dooly

A young officer's zeal and independence earn him a reputation as an eccentric.

S3/EP 20 - Open City

Police try to break up a ring of pornographers who film actual torture and murders.

S4/EP 1 - Payment Deferred

When his officer partner is murdered by a dope dealer, Sgt. Joe Barley asks ex-junkie Holly Connors to return to the street to help pursue the murderer.

S4/EP 2 - Bought and Paid For

With a limited amount of information, investigators work feverishly to locate a young criminal responsible for the death of a fellow police officer.

S4/EP 3 - Two Frogs on a Mongoose

Narcotics officers find themselves in competition with federal agents on the trail of a big drug ring.

S4/EP 4 - Three Days to Thirty

30-year veteran Frank Moran puts his life on the line on the scheduled day of his retirement from the police force.

S4/EP 5 - Trash Detail, Front and Center

A police search for a dangerous hold-up team is hampered by a lack of concrete evidence.

S4/EP 6 - Thanksgiving

The efforts of two officers to put a known and very dangerous sniper behind bars are frustrated by a lack of important evidence.

S4/EP 7 - Monster Manor

Officers of the night patrol who live in an old, haunted house contribute to the break-up of a major vice ring.

S4/EP 8 - Oxford, Gray

A black cop uses unorthodox methods to expose a criminal who hides his organization under the guise of a poverty program.

S4/EP 9 - Trial Board

After a narcotics bust is made, a white officer accuses his black partner of stealing some of the recovered money and a heated trial with racial overtones results.

S4/EP 10 - Nightmare Sunday Morning

A young girl is traumatized by a six-hour ordeal of rape and beating.

S4/EP 11 - The Malflores

Two police officers try to prevent a rumble when an all-female gang seeks revenge against rival gangs is the slums.

S4/EP 12 - Blue Fog

A detective joins the Vice Squad in an effort to learn if they are accepting bribes from a major gambling syndicate.

S4/EP 13 - Hard Rock Brown

U. S. Detectives join forces with the Mexican Federales to break up a major international dope smuggling ring.

S4/EP 14 - One of Our Cops is Crazy

A narcotics officers unorthodox methods result in his in his superior ordering him to see a psychiatrist.

S4/EP 15 - Ice Time

Dave Tackleberry is a hard-hitting vice cop, but is also a concerned, loving father nurturing the championship ice skating dreams of his daughters.

S4/EP 16 - Six Foot Stretch (aka Underdogs)

Ill-fated detectives Hamilton Ward and Kenny DeHart are constantly in the shadow of super-cops Al Salter and Cameron Riggs.

S4/EP 17 - Prime Rib

A narcotics detective risks his career when he goes into unauthorized territory to catch a major drug dealer.

S5/EP 1 - Pressure Point: Part 1

Sgt. Joe Wilson's intense involvement with his job and the men he supervises affect his ability to disassociate himself from his job and he takes an extended vacation and then transfers to a desk job.

S5/EP 2 - Pressure Point: Part 2

Sgt. Joe Wilson's intense involvement with his job and the men he supervises affect his ability to disassociate himself from his job and he takes an extended vacation and then transfers to a desk job.

S5/EP 3 - Stigma: Part 1

Manny Mandell loses his best friend and partner in an incident that awards him a medal of honor. The stigma of the connection between the incident and his partner's death threaten his future on the police force as he botches up routine duties and his family ties.

S5/EP 4 - Stigma: Part 2

Manny Mandell loses his best friend and partner in an incident that awards him a medal of honor. The stigma of the connection between the incident and his partner's death threaten his future on the police force as he botches up routine duties and his family ties.

S5/EP 5 - River of Promises: Part 1

Mexican-American police officer Miguel Rataza goes undercover in Mexico to infiltrate a group who traffics in stolen goods and white slavery.

S5/EP 6 - River of Promises: Part 2

Mexican-American police officer Miguel Rataza goes undercover in Mexico to infiltrate a group who traffics in stolen goods and white slavery.

S5/EP 7 - Day of Terror, Night of Fear: Part 1

Police officer Ron Tice is the phone connection to two thieves who are holding five hostages in a travel agency. The tension mounts as one of the hostages escapes, another is killed and the thieves are split up with the remaining hostages safely escaping.

S5/EP 8 - Day of Terror, Night of Fear: Part 2

Police officer Ron Tice is the phone connection to two thieves who are holding five hostages in a travel agency. The tension mounts as one of the hostages escapes, another is killed and the thieves are split up with the remaining hostages safely escaping.

S5/EP 9 - The Broken Badge: Part 1

Internal Affairs officers Bivins and Petrelli investigate two cases; a policeman and his straying wife, and a policeman convicted of murdering a prostitute and sent to San Quentin. The charged officer is freed through their endeavors.

S5/EP 10 - The Broken Badge: Part 2

Internal Affairs officers Bivins and Petrelli investigate two cases; a policeman and his straying wife, and a policeman convicted of murdering a prostitute and sent to San Quentin. The charged officer is freed through their endeavors.

S5/EP 11 - No Margin for Error: Part 1

Deputy Chief Hayes confronts the news media about the frequent shootings the police department has been involved in where innocent people are killed; an investigation clears some officers and makes a scapegoat of another.

S5/EP 12 - No Margin for Error: Part 2

Deputy Chief Hayes confronts the news media about the frequent shootings the police department has been involved in where innocent people are killed; an investigation clears some officers and makes a scapegoat of another.

S5/EP 13 - A Cry for Justice: Part 1

Officers Price and Bently investigate the shooting of a cop and Price is unrelenting in his questioning of the hospitalized officer. Satisfaction fades after two years when Bently, already doubtful of his partner's tactics, discovers that the two men responsible for the shooting were not the ones originally identified.

S5/EP 14 - A Cry for Justice: Part 2

Officers Price and Bently investigate the shooting of a cop and Price is unrelenting in his questioning of the hospitalized officer. Satisfaction fades after two years when Bently, already doubtful of his partner's tactics, discovers that the two men responsible for the shooting were not the ones originally identified.

S5/EP 15 - Confessions of a Lady Cop: Part 1

Policewoman Evelyn Carter, a sixteen year veteran on the force, goes through severe emotional upheaval after the suicide of a retired policewoman and the breakup of an affair with a married policeman and begins to reconstruct her life and her commitment to her work.

S5/EP 16 - Confessions of a Lady Cop: Part 2

Policewoman Evelyn Carter, a sixteen year veteran on the force, goes through severe emotional upheaval after the suicide of a retired policewoman and the breakup of an affair with a married policeman and begins to reconstruct her life and her commitment to her work.
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