Hill Street Blues

  • 1981
  • TV Show
  • TV-14

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 Blues' copped more than two dozen Emmys, eight in its rookie season. With its gripping stories and c (more…)

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Season 4, Episode 12 Nichols from Heaven

First Aired: January 19, 1984

A suspect in the cop killings emerges after one of the shootings hits home for the officers on the Hill; Orsini (Joe Pantoliano) reluctantly consents to set up Marino (Vincent Baggetta); Joyce urges a battered wife to press charges. Daniel J. Travanti, Veronica Hamel.

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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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