CTVA US Comedy - "Police Squad!" (Paramount/ABC) (1982) starring Leslie Nielsen

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Leslie Nielsen TV Series:
The Bold Ones - The Law Enforcers (Universal/NBC)(1969-70) starring Leslie Nielsen, Hari Rhodes
Police Squad! (ABC) (Summer 1982) starring Leslie Nielsen
Shaping Up (ABC)(Spring 1984) starring Leslie Nielsen
Police Squad! (1982)
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POLICE SQUAD!
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Paramount Television Production
for ABC
 Created by  Executive Producers  Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker
Produced by Robert K. Weiss

US Comedy Crime Series   Summer 1982 6 episodes x 30min / plus 3 Movies 1988,1991,1994
Starring:
Leslie Nielsen as Detective Lieutenant Sergeant Frank Drebin
Also Starring:
Alan North as Capt. Ed Hocken
With:
Rex Hamilton as Abraham Lincoln
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Ed Williams as Ted Olson
Peter Lupus as Officer Norberg (eps 3-6)
William Duell as Johnny

Premise:
TV Cop Shows were satarized in this half-hour comedy series which focused on the
Police Squad, an elite unit of a big city police force.

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ABC (04Mar82-25Mar82) (01Jul82-02Sep82) 6 episodes x 30 min

1.1 [--] Police Squad!: A SUBSTANTIAL GIFT (Screen Title) / The Broken Promise (Voice Title)
4Mar82 ABC
 Written & Directed by Jim Abrahams and David Zucker and Jerry Zucker
Special Guest Star:
Lorne Greene ......... Himself
Guest Cast: (end credits)
Barbara Tarbuck ...... Mrs. Twice
Terry Wills .......... Jim
Terrence Beasor ...... Dr. Zubatsky
Russell Shannon ...... Ralph Twice
Jimmy Briscoe ........ Cop
Kathryn Leigh Scott .. Sally Decker
Act Two: Yankees One
Synopsis:
A woman claims to have witnessed a bank robbery and a double murder.

1.2 [--] Police Squad!: RING OF FEAR (Screen Title) / A Dangerous Assignment (Voice Title)
11Mar82 ABC
 Teleplay by Tino Insana and Robert Wuhl / Story by David Misch
Directed by Joe Dante
Special Guest Star:
Georg Stanford Brown ... Himself
Guest Cast:
Rudy Solari ........... Martin
Patrick St. Esprit .... Buddy
Tessa Richarde ........ Mary
Floyd Levine .......... Cooper
Irwin Keyes ........... Luca
Grand Bush ............ The Champ ]
Act Two: Brute'
Synopsis:
Drebin investigates crooked boxing matches.

1.3 [--] Police Squad!: THE BUTLER DID IT (Screen Title) / A Bird in the Hand (Voice Title)
18Mar82 ABC
 Teleplay by: Pat Proft / Story by Deborah Hwang and Robert K. Weiss
Directed by Georg Stanford Brown
Special Cast Star:
Robert Goulet ........ Himself
Guest Cast:
Tommy LaSorda ........ Himself
Nicolas Coster ....... Warner
Lilibet Stern ........ Terri
Byron Webster ........ Thames
Ken Michelman ........ Kingsley
Peter Elbling ........ The Mime
K Callan ............. Charlotte
Act II: Ball III
Synopsis:
Drebin rescues a kidnapped heiress.

1.4 [--] Police Squad: REVENGE AND REMORSE (Screen Title) / The Guilty Alibi (Voice Title)
25Mar82 ABC
 Written by Nancy Steen and Neil Thompson
Directed by Paul Krasny
Special Guest Star:
William Shatner ........ Himself
Guest Cast:
Dr. Joyce Brothers ..... Herself
Spence Milligan ........ Eddie
Bonnie Campbell Britton ... Lana
K.T. O'Sullivan ........ Mimi
Act II: Richard III
Synopsis:
A murder investigation leads Drebin into a love triangle.

1.5 [--] Police Squad: RENDEZVOUS AT BIG GULCH (Screen Title)/ Terror in the Neighborhood (Voice Title)
1Jul82 ABC
 Teleplay by Nancy Steen and Neil Thompson / Story by Pat Proft
Directed by Reza S. Badiyi
Special Guest Star:
Florence Henderson ... Herself
Guest Cast:
Al Ruscio ............ Dutch
Robert Costanzo ...... Leo
John Ashton .......... Rocky
Connie Needham ....... Jill
Rebecca Holden ....... Stella
Act II: Gesundheit
Synopsis:
A dance teacher is harassed by a neighborhood protection racket.

1.6 [--] Police Squad: TESTIMONY OF EVIL (Screen Title) / Dead Men Don't Laugh (Voice Title) (final episode)
8Jul82 ABC
 Written by Tino Insana and Robert Wuhl
Directed by Joe Dante
Special Cast Star:
William Conrad ........ Himself
Guest Cast:
Dick Clark ............ Himself
Danny Dayton .......... Joey
Claudette Nevins ...... Veronica
Dick Miller ........... Vic
Jerry Layne ........... Willy
Wayne Winton .......... Coroner
Act II: Lieber
Synopsis:
Drebin poses as an entertainer to investigate the murder of a comedian.

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"The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!" (1988 Movie)
"The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear" (1991 Movie)
"The Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult" (1994 Movie)

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