Captain Barney Miller (Hal Linden) tries to remain sane while leading the 12th Precinct’s detectives: crochety, nearing-retirement Jewish-American Philip K. Fish (Abe Vigoda); naive but goodhearted Polish-American Det. Stanley “Wojo” Wojciehowicz (Max Gail); ambitious, arrogant African-American Det. Ronald “Ron” Nathan Harris (Ron Glass); philosophical, wisecracking Japanese-American Nick Yemana (Jack Soo); and dauntless Puerto Rican Chano Amanguale (Gregory Sierra).
The order of the day was mutually assured destruction. I was 5 months old. The US Navy was adept at detecting Soviet submarines. Little did we know, his submarine had a nuclear torpedo. It was a hydrogen bomb. It had 80% odds of working. The Navy dropped some practice depth charges on it. They were just inviting it to surface. His Captain and his KGB political officer were ready for Armageddon and thought it it started.
Although he tried to distance himself from Stalin’s ruthless regime, Khrushchev brought the world to the brink of nuclear war.
Losing the battle for the Whitehouse. Richard Nixon resigns. In Time and Again, Jane Pauley chronicles the events around Richard Nixons resignation.
In each hour-long episode of Antiques Roadshow, some of the country’s leading specialists offer free appraisals of antiques and collectibles. Roadshow’s cameras capture tales of family heirlooms and yard-sale bargains.
It just doesn’t get much gummier than gumshoe Peter Gunn. This show used to be on really late locally. More than once I stayed up to watch it when I shouldn’t have. The theme song for Peter Gunn won Henry Mancini an Emmy award.
It’s lever action Chuck Connors who never actually shoots anybody in 50 episodes from Hulu of a Rifleman who rarely shoots anybody. Mainly he does a lot of catechizing to his son Mark. Mark is an apple stealer and a fibber and doesn’t shoot anybody either.
I remember this show …