Season 1, Episode 1 Hill Street Station (The Pilot)

First Aired: January 15, 1981

Capt. Furillo (Daniel J. Travanti) tries to free hostages taken during a liquor-store holdup. Esterhaus: Michael Conrad. Belker: Bruce Weitz. Hill: Michael Warren. Joyce: Veronica Hamel. Renko: Charles Haid. Ray: Rene Enriquez. Fay: Barbara Bosson.

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  • Premiered: January 15, 1981
  • Rating: TV-14
  • Premise: Steven Bochco's landmark ensemble crime drama was an often electrifying mix of realism and humor within continuing storylines (in an unnamed big city), paving the way for gritty successors like `NYPD Blue' and `Homicide: Life on the Street.' `Hill Street B… (more)

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