The Mod Squad

  • 1968
  • 5 Seasons
  • TV-PG
  • crime drama, police

Troubled young adults became hippie undercover cops in this popular drama. The trio comprised a monied longhair from Beverly Hills, an Afroed son of Watts and the comely daughter of a San Francisco hooker, who were recruited by a police captain for the covert unit. Series creator Bud Ruskin, a former LAPD cop, based the show on his experiences working w (more…)

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Season 2, Episode 20 Mother of Sorrrow

First Aired: February 17, 1970

Psychology comes into play when Pete's fraternity brother is implicated in the brutal murder of a girl. Mrs. Bell: Lee Grant. Pete: Michael Cole. Curtis: Richard Dreyfuss. Linc: Clarence Williams III. Julie: Peggy Lipton. Dr. Berger: Harry Basch.

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