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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



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Guest Stars
Ruth Storey
As Sarah Meyer
Recurring
Bernie Hamilton
As Officer Kendall
Dick Wessel
As Howard Pitt
Ellen Corby
As Mrs. Brodek
Jean Inness
As Agnes Burton
Jerry Hauser
As Nathan Kosofsky
John Alvin
As Dr. Fairchild
Maudie Prickett
As Nurse Crowley
Neil Nephew
As Danny Brodek
Renata Vanni
As Emma Kosofsky
Ted de Corsia
As John Brodek
Tucker Smith
As Ralph Dale
Main Cast
Robert Lansing
As Det. Steve Carella
Ron Harper
As Det. Bert Kling
Norman Fell
As Det. Meyer Meyer
Gregory 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.



Analysis
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
 
Warning: 87th Precinct season 1 episode 22 guide may contain spoilers
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