USA / ABC – Quinn Martin / 120×60 minute episodes / Broadcast 1972-1977
Creator and Executive Producer: Quinn Martin / Theme Music: Pat William
Crime drama series which follows Detective Lt Mike Stone and Assistant Inspector Steve Keller as they use the latest police methods to crack their cases on the mean streets of Frsico.
Mike is a long serving veteran who takes under his wing the young college graduate Steve.
Unusually the show actually got permission to film in many of the San Francisco police buildings to give it a real air of authenticity.
Characters created by Carolyn Weston in her novel Poor, Poor Ophelia.
KARL MALDEN as Detective Lt Mike Stone
MICHAEL DOUGLAS as Detective Inspector Steve Keller
RICHARD HATCH as Detective Inspector Dan Robbins
LEE HARRIS as Lt Lessing
VIC TAYBACK as Officer Haseejian
ART PASSARELLA as Sgt Sekulovich
DARLEEN CARR as Jean Stone