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1974, TV Show

One-time `Laugh-In' player Teresa Graves portays the title character, a sexy, flamboyant L.A. cop who was TV's first headlining black policewoman. The series ran during the peak of blaxploitation films, which showcased black actors and were heavy on flashy cops and criminals. The genre has had a recent resurgence as its movies were featured in TV tributes, `Shaft' was remade, and such fashion statements as the hoop earrings Graves sported regained popularity.

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Premiered: September 11, 1974, on ABC
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Premise: One-time `Laugh-In' player Teresa Graves portays the title character, a sexy, flamboyant L.A. cop who was TV's first headlining black policewoman. The series ran during the peak of blaxploitation films, which showcased black actors and were heavy on flashy cops and criminals. The genre has had a recent resurgence as its movies were featured in TV tributes, `Shaft' was remade, and such fashion statements as the hoop earrings Graves sported regained popularity.

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