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87th Precinct

1 9 6 1 – 1 9 6 2 (USA)
29 x 60 minutes episodes

Detective Steve Carella worked at New York’s 87th Precinct, along with a line-up of typical police detectives, such as the rookie and the seasoned old-timer.

His wife Teddy (played by Gena Rowlands) added a personal side to the stories.

The series originally screened between 25 September 1961 and 30 April 1962 on NBC. It was aired on Mondays at 9:00 to 10:00 pm.

The memorable theme tune was by Mort Stevens.

Det. Steve Carella 
Robert Lansing
Det. Meyer Meyer

Norman Fell
Det. Bert Kling

Ron Harper
Det. Roger Havilland

Gregory Walcott
Teddy Carella

Gena Rowlands


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