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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Groundbreaking TV producer Steven Bochco died Sunday at the age of 74 after a long battle with cancer. He was best known for co-creating Hill Street Blues, L.A. Law and NYPD Blue, all of which were double-digit Emmy winners that redefined what TV cou… Read more

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It Ain't Over Till It's Over Season 7, Episode 22 May 12, 1987 Subscription

A nightmare fire seeps through the station. And Buntz knows fear for the first time when he is suspended on charges of stealing cocaine. He must learn who framed him for swiping evidence or lose the only thing that matters to him – his job.

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After being buried alive for eleven days, Hunter is finally rescued – and is advised by Furillo to avoid any references to the Donner party.

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The Blues are empathetic toward Thomas Jackson, a famous pro football star who stands to lose lucrative commercial endorsements when he is arrested for soliciting.

Days of Swine and Roses Season 7, Episode 19 Mar 31, 1987 Subscription

Poor Renko only makes matters worse when he tries to reconcile with his wife, from whom he is separated, while a lonely Jablonski loses more than his pride in a moment of sexual temptation.

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Season 1, Episode 9
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Hill Street Blues Season 2
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Hill Street Blues Season 1
The TV cop show that gave television viewers a realistic glimpse into the daily lives of the officers and detectives at an urban police station.

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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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