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Cagney & Lacey 

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Two female police detectives cooperate with each other both in their professions and in their personal lives.
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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 35 wins & 57 nominations. See more awards »





Series cast summary:
Tyne Daly ...  Mary Beth Lacey / ... 126 episodes, 1981-1988
Al Waxman ...  Lt. Bert Samuels 126 episodes, 1981-1988
Martin Kove ...  Victor Isbecki / ... 125 episodes, 1982-1988
John Karlen ...  Harvey Lacey / ... 125 episodes, 1982-1988
Sidney Clute ...  Detective Paul La Guardia / ... 124 episodes, 1982-1988
Sharon Gless ...  Christine Cagney / ... 119 episodes, 1982-1988
Carl Lumbly ...  Mark Petrie 107 episodes, 1981-1987
Harvey Atkin ...  Sgt. Ronald Coleman / ... 99 episodes, 1981-1988
Troy W. Slaten Troy W. Slaten ...  Michael Lacey 73 episodes, 1982-1988
Tony La Torre Tony La Torre ...  Harvey Lacey Jr. 71 episodes, 1982-1988
Paul Mantee ...  Det. Al Corassa / ... 55 episodes, 1983-1988


Television police drama starring two female cops as partners. Their contrasting personalities (one is tough and the other sensitive) strengthen them as a team, allowing each a different perspective on both personal and professional situations. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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When the series was originally set up as a feature film, one studio was willing to back it if the producer cast Ann-Margret and Raquel Welch as the title characters. See more »


Dep. Inspector Knelman: [about a law suit filed against New York for $ 7,000,000] Don't you find it ironic that the city of New York is paying you to accumulate evidence so that... it can be sued?
Mary Beth Lacey: Ironic, yes sir! Also tragic. What happened to that boy shouldn't never have happened or allowed to happen, sir.
Dep. Inspector Knelman: Ahh the very crux of the Patterson's press conference today. Their lawyer says you can't put a price tag on tragedy and in the very next breath he mentions... $ 7,000,000
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Actor Sidney Clute passed away during the run of the series. In every episode after his death, his name and picture still appeared in the opening credits. That was done by the producers as a tribute to him. See more »

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Harvey Atkin and the actors are the best
24 June 2000 | by jprice-4See all my reviews

It's too bad that Harvey Atkin (Desk Sgt. Ronald Coleman) wasn't invited to the 4 Cagney & Lacey reunion movies. He was a good actor. This show was great and thanks to TNN for showing the reruns of the show.

I like Tyne Daly (Juddging Amy) as Lacey ,and Sharon Gless as Cagney. I like John Karlen(Dark Shadows)he was talented. Martin Kove, Carl Lumbly, and the late Sidney Clue was great.

I was great.

I give it *****.

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8 October 1981 (USA) See more »

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(125 episodes)
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