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 5, Episode 3 Rookie Nookie

First Aired: October 18, 1984

An office clerk barricades herself in the men's room; Bates and Coffey are assigned to ride with rookies; Belker's latest undercover assignment puts him in a bird costume. Belker: Bruce Weitz. Coffey: Ed Marinaro. Bates: Betty Thomas.

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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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