Tony Baretta is a streetwise and single cop, who lives in a rundown hotel when he was not working. He usually wore a T-Shirt, jeans and a cap while on patrol. He never wanted a partner to work with and always worked alone on cases. Tony also had an unusual pet, Fred the cockatoo, that he took with him on many occasions.
A pair of actresses, including one of Roster's cousins, fear they will be killed after making off with $50,000 in stolen money from a botched robbery.