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87th Precinct: Feel of the Trigger

Detective Meyer, who's battling health problems, goes after a pair of young armed robbers who shot and killed a shop owner.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 1x22
Airdate: Monday February 26th, 1962

Guest Stars
Ruth StoreyRuth Storey
As Sarah Meyer
Bernie HamiltonBernie Hamilton
As Officer Kendall
Dick WesselDick Wessel
As Howard Pitt
Ellen CorbyEllen Corby
As Mrs. Brodek
Jean InnessJean Inness
As Agnes Burton
Jerry HauserJerry Hauser
As Nathan Kosofsky
John AlvinJohn Alvin
As Dr. Fairchild
Maudie PrickettMaudie Prickett
As Nurse Crowley
Neil NephewNeil Nephew
As Danny Brodek
Renata VanniRenata Vanni
As Emma Kosofsky
Ted de CorsiaTed de Corsia
As John Brodek
Tucker SmithTucker Smith
As Ralph Dale
Main Cast
Robert LansingRobert Lansing
As Det. Steve Carella
Ron HarperRon Harper
As Det. Bert Kling
Norman FellNorman Fell
As Det. Meyer Meyer
Gregory WalcottGregory Walcott
As Det. Roger Havilland
Episode Notes
Ron Harper appears in only one scene in this episode.

Ellen Corby would later play Grandma Walton on The Waltons.

Bernie Hamilton would go onto play Captain Doby on Starsky and Hutch.

Episode Quotes
Meyer: Women, they're always worrying.

Meyer: How's the leg?
Carella: It hurts. You all right?
Meyer: Never better.

Meyer: (to Danny) I don't need a gun to handle a greasy punk like you.

Carella: How do you feel?
Meyer: Like I always do at times like this--sorry I'm not on vacation.

Havilland: (to Meyer) If you hurt your ankle, why are you taking your pulse?

Meyer: (about his kids): I have to make an appointment with 'em to give 'em their allowance.

This one starts a bit slow but the pace picks up and we finish with a solid episode focusing mainly on Detective Meyer and how his health problems effect his job performance.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorEvan Hunter
Executive ProducerHubbell Robinson
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