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memories of the ’80s – Cagney & Lacey

Opposites made the difference when these two New Yorkers paired up and took to the streets to protect and serve in Cagney & Lacey.  Created by Barbara Avedon and Barbara Corday, the duo initially wanted to make a buddy film … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Starsky & Hutch

An ex-New Yorker and a quiet guy from Minnesota became a police duo in sunny California in the series Starsky & Hutch.  Created by William Frederick Blinn and produced by Spelling Goldberg Productions, the show was based on Blinn’s observations … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Ironside

For those who don’t know, there was a series that started in the late 1960s and featured a former police detective who becomes a consultant despite the fact that he’s in a wheelchair – he’s Robert T. Ironside. Even with the … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – The Streets of San Francisco

These partners focused on keeping the Bay City safe with the police drama The Streets of San Francisco. Starring Karl Malden and Michael Douglas, the Quinn Martin produced series was focused on the relationship between the two cops, Stone and … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – CHiPs

Dynamic duos are always popular, but put the two in cop uniforms and on motorcycles in Los Angeles and you got the late ’70s popular show CHiPs. Starring Erik Estrada and Larry Wilcox as patrolman with the California Highway Patrol, … Continue reading

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