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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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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.


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.

Strip Joint

S06, E06  (First Aired: Nov. 1, 1979)
A bookstore owner is infuriated when a strip club opens near his place of business; A man threatens to burst into flames; Two topless dancers arrested.

The Dentist

S06, E11  (First Aired: Dec. 27, 1979)
Wojo books a man accused of disturbing the peace by making noises with his hands; A dentist is accused of molesting female patients.


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.


S03, E06  (First Aired: Oct. 28, 1976)
The usual loonies arrive during the full moon, including a man who swears he's turning into a werewolf.


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.


S08, E21  (First Aired: May. 13, 1982)
After being told they have 30 days to vacate the precinct, the detectives air their resentment of being shoved out after so many years.


S08, E22  (First Aired: May. 20, 1982)
Friends, foes and felons alike drop by to pay their last respects as the detectives prepare to leave for new assignments; Barney recalls friends departed before he turns out the squad room lights for the last time.

Community Relations

S03, E13  (First Aired: Jan. 13, 1977)
Wojo testifies against a landlord who is determined to demolish several apartment buildings; An old man refuses to leave his condemned building.

The DNA Story

S06, E10  (First Aired: Dec. 13, 1979)
Barney and Dietrich investigate a robbery case in which deadly DNA cultures were inadvertently stolen.

People's Court

S06, E12  (First Aired: Jan. 3, 1980)
A census taker breaks into an apartment to count the uncooperative residents; and a burglar is kept locked in a basement cell by a vigilante tenants' group.