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Mod Squad 

The Mod Squad (original title)
Three young outsiders fight crime as undercover agents for the police. (One white man, one black man, one blonde woman.)
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1973   1972   1971   1970   1969   1968  
Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 5 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Michael Cole ...  Pete Cochran 123 episodes, 1968-1973
Clarence Williams III ...  Linc Hayes / ... 123 episodes, 1968-1973
Peggy Lipton ...  Julie Barnes 123 episodes, 1968-1973
Tige Andrews ...  Capt. Adam Greer 123 episodes, 1968-1973
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Young people in trouble with the law (wealthy Pete stole a car; Linc arrested during Watts riots; Julie ran away from her San Francisco prostitute mother) can avoid jail by infiltrating the counter culture and exposing badguys who prey on other kids. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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One White, One Black, One Blonde

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Action | Crime | Drama

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

24 September 1968 (USA) See more »

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Mod Squad See more »

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Runtime:

(123 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The "Woody", a 1950 Mercury wood paneled station wagon, was wrecked in Mod Squad: The Death of Wild Bill Hannachek (1969). At the end of the episode, the Squad watches their "old buddy" burn, and Linc utters the classic line, "Good bye, old paint". In the reunion movie, The Return of Mod Squad (1979), Pete is rich, so he buys a woody when the three of them unite for the task of finding the bad guy. See more »

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One of the hippest shows ever from the late 60's
4 June 2000 | by raysondSee all my reviews

Its premise was exactly this: Three teenagers who get into trouble with the law and help out others out of trouble by solving crimes with the help out the Lieutenant(played by Tige Andrews) who keeps one step ahead of everything they do. Out of all the Aaron Spelling shows that he ever produced this was one of the best ever(which is second to "Starsky and Hutch" and his earlier works too including the long forgotten detective show "Burke's Law"). Three teenagers from different backgrounds were basically detectives in their own way in getting the bad guys. The concept of this show was just that: kids ratting on kids,and going undercover to break up drug busts or sometimes save a girl from great danger. Pete, Linc,and Julie were the kids of their generation and it will never be a show like it ever. The show itself had some of the grooviest fashions ever from that period along with the stylings of the Afro and its standard of unity for all. The show was a top ten hit when it ran on ABC from 1968-1973. The executive producers were Danny Thomas(of Make Room for Daddy fame),and Sheldon Leonard(who was also producing I Spy and Andy Griffith at the time)and they kept the story lines with great action and one of the best crime drama shows ever to come out of that era. The guest stars who appear on the show were making their mark during its run with stars like Richard Dreyfuss, Richard Pryor, Michael Douglas,and Karen Black. Was one of the hippest ever....catch the episodes on videocassette if you can..


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