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Barney Miller

Barney Miller

The series focuses on life in Greenwich Village's 12th Precinct station house. Initially, it looks at Capt. Barney Miller and his work and home life, but it gradually becomes about the officers of the precinct, including always-on-the-verge-of-retirement Detective Fish.

Jan 23, 1975
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S08, E01  (First Aired: Oct. 29, 1981)
A beauty queen has her purse snatched; an angry moviegoer vandalizes a theater for showing snuff films; and Wojo is slapped with a paternity suit.


S08, E02  (First Aired: Nov. 5, 1981)
Harris signs another book deal; and a lottery winner threatens the couple who lost his winning ticket; Luger shops for a mail-order Asian bride.

The Car

S08, E03  (First Aired: Nov. 12, 1981)
Levitt performs an act of heroism; A 1957 DeSoto is the prized possession of a man who admits he stole the car 25 years ago.


S08, E04  (First Aired: Nov. 19, 1981)
Barney calls in the police chaplain when a man claims he is possessed by a demon; a full-figured wife assaults her husband for forcing her into a pair of designer jeans.

Stress Analyzer

S08, E05  (First Aired: Nov. 26, 1981)
A Peace Corps recruiter goes crazy at a job fair; Dietrich's portable stress analyzer stops working while he's investigating an assault case.


S08, E06  (First Aired: Dec. 10, 1981)
The FBI steps in when micro-processor chips designed for computer games are being exported to Poland.


S08, E07  (First Aired: Dec. 17, 1981)
When a blizzard paralyzes the city on Christmas Eve, several homeless people take refuge in the squad room.

The Tontine

S08, E08  (First Aired: Jan. 7, 1982)
One of the last two survivors of an old-world tontine tries to commit suicide in order to allow a cousin to inherit.

Examination Day

S08, E09  (First Aired: Jan. 14, 1982)
The plainclothes detectives step in while the rest of the force takes an examination.

The Clown

S08, E10  (First Aired: Jan. 21, 1982)
A mugger singles out street clowns; and a bureaucrat alleviates jail overcrowding by quietly releasing a hundred inmates on Madison Avenue in the dead of night.

The Kidnapping

S05, E01  (First Aired: Sep. 14, 1978)
Sympathizing with those oppressed by capitalism, kidnappers of a department store owner demand that his merchandise be given away to the public.


S08, E11  (First Aired: Feb. 4, 1982)
Lieutenant Scanlon falls for a wealthy mugging victim; a restaurateur breaks into his own restaurant; The squad investigates Chinatown gang wars.


S08, E12  (First Aired: Feb. 11, 1982)
Harassment charges are pressed against Lieutenant Scanlon; Harris and Dietrich interrogate a key witness to a gang murder.

Hunger Strike

S08, E13  (First Aired: Feb. 18, 1982)
A prisoner stages a hunger strike to end nuclear arms; Dietrich aids a psychiatric patient; Barney refuses his latest nomination for promotion to deputy inspector.


S08, E14  (First Aired: Feb. 25, 1982)
a genius turns to petty crime; and a man is mugged by an elderly woman; Luger's surprised when his mail-order bride arrives from the Philippines.


S08, E15  (First Aired: Mar. 11, 1982)
A man assaults a journalist for writing a premature obituary; The squad celebrates Barney's birthday.


S08, E16  (First Aired: Mar. 26, 1982)
An angry parent assaults the admissions director of a private kindergarten; and Wojo faces a police inquiry for using excessive force in a recent arrest.

Old Love

S08, E17  (First Aired: Apr. 2, 1982)
A former child star assaults his agent with a telephone; a good Samaritan is charged with assault; and Dietrich spends the afternoon with a college sweetheart.


S08, E18  (First Aired: Apr. 9, 1982)
Harris punches Arnold Ripner when the lawyer threatens another libel suit; and a mugging victim reveals that she's carried the torch for Barney since 1966.


S08, E19  (First Aired: Apr. 30, 1982)
The precinct's plumbing goes out again; A scoutmaster apprehends a mugger; A militant Indian retrieves his tribe's ancestral bones.


S08, E20  (First Aired: May. 6, 1982)
Wojo's discovers an ancient weapon; Barney and his staff learn that the precinct may be sold to a private business.

The Kidnapping

S05, E02  (First Aired: Sep. 14, 1978)
Wojo delivers the ransom money for the kidnapped department store owner. The prostitute charms Wojo and the victim's son.