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Season 01, Episode 01 Hill Street Station

S01 E01

Jan 16, 1981
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Hill Street Station Jan 16, 1981 Precinct Captain Furillo tries to defuse a hostage situation despite the advice of his gung-ho Emergency Action Team leader and the temperament of a self-absorbed gang leader; public defender Joyce Davenport tries to find a client who has been lost in the bureaucratic maze; Detective LaRue gets a lapful of coffee; Sgt. Esterhaus confides to Fay about his teenage sweetheart; Officers Hill and Renko are shot in the line of duty.

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Season 01, Episode 02 Presidential Fever

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Jan 18, 1981
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Presidential Fever Jan 18, 1981 Hill and Renko meet again for the first time since their shooting; Esterhaus tries to avoid Grace Gardner, the new police decorator; two transfer officers get themselves into trouble; Belker pursues rapists in the park; and Furillo must deal with Fay's demands for more money and an impending Presidential visit.

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Season 01, Episode 03 Politics as Usual

S01 E03

Jan 23, 1981
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Politics as Usual Jan 23, 1981 Hill and Renko decide to split up as a team; LaRue is offered a bribe by a drug dealer who turns out to be a cop; Furillo tries to negotiate with the gangs to ensure a peaceful Presidential tour; Belker agrees to a blind date; and Fay is arrested in a hot tub.

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Season 01, Episode 04 Can World War III Be An Attitude?

S01 E04

Jan 25, 1981
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Can World War III Be An Attitude? Jan 25, 1981 Furillo backs LaRue in the bribery case brought by Macafee; Hill and Renko bust a car thief who's a mechanical whiz; and Esterhaus sees Grace in a new light when they share a crisis at the station house when the Presidential visit is cancelled and gang revenge is feared.

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Season 01, Episode 05 Double Jeopardy

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Feb 1, 1981
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Double Jeopardy Feb 1, 1981 Neal continues to investigate Macafee's life as a way of clearing LaRue; Belker and several others go undercover dressed as women to catch a rapist; Esterhaus broods over his two women; and Goldblume questions his ability after losing a jumper.

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Season 01, Episode 06 Film at Eleven

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Feb 8, 1981
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Film at Eleven Feb 8, 1981 A television reporter rides with Hill and Renko; Washington and LaRue find the gun that shot Hill and Renko; and Belker busts Kevin Herman Dracula for biting a prostitute.

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Season 01, Episode 07 Choice Cut

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Feb 15, 1981
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Choice Cut Feb 15, 1981 Hector Ruiz takes hostages again, this time at a supermarket; LaRue and Washington try to connect the gun that shot Hill and Renko with addict Eddie Hoban; and Cynthia Chase uses the hostage scene to stir up the local merchants.

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Season 01, Episode 08 Up in Arms

S01 E08

Feb 22, 1981
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Up in Arms Feb 22, 1981 Furillo gets orders to deal with a neighborhood merchants association; Esterhaus goes out to meet a criminal he helped put away; Harris and Santini get into trouble with the deadly black van; and Hoban's lie detector results are inconclusive.

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Season 01, Episode 09 Your Kind, My Kind, Humankind

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Mar 1, 1981
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Your Kind, My Kind, Humankind Mar 1, 1981 The Dekker Avenue Merchants Association continues helping the police; Eddie Hoban finds himself out in the cold; Hill, Renko and Belker all have personal problems; Furillo tries to help a confused Santini decide what to do; and LaRue asks Cynthia Chase along on a dull stakeout that suddenly heats up.

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Season 01, Episode 10 Gatorbait

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Mar 8, 1981
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Gatorbait Mar 8, 1981 Renko gets put out when a Division homicide detective ridicules his efforts to learn who killed a 15-year-old prostitute; Furillo learns that he may be in line for a promotion to commander; LaRue and Washington have a surprise for Hunter during his annual Alligator hunt in the city sewers; and Fay asks Furillo's help with an obscene phone caller.

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Season 01, Episode 11 Life, Death, Eternity

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Mar 15, 1981
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Life, Death, Eternity Mar 15, 1981 Furillo's chances for promotion are threatened when a city councilman is implicated in the murder of the teenage prostitute; LaRue continues to look for money for his ""saloondramat""; Fay's obscene caller breaks into her home; and Belker confronts an anti-Semitic cop just transferred to the Hill.

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Season 01, Episode 12 I Never Promised You a Rose, Marvin

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Mar 22, 1981
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I Never Promised You a Rose, Marvin Mar 22, 1981 Furillo pushes the investigation of Councilman McAuley; LaRue's business dream comes to a bitter end; Lt. Hunter gets his chance to test out an ""urban tank"" in sniper alley.

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Season 01, Episode 13 Fecund Hand Rose

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Mar 26, 1981
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Fecund Hand Rose Mar 26, 1981 Esterhaus faces immense pressure as his wedding day to Cindy dawns and Grace shows him what he's giving up; Furillo resents providing protection for Ralph Macafee, who's now a state witness; Belker busts an entertaining professional cat burglar; and everyone scrambles to get ready for the wedding ceremony.

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Season 01, Episode 14 Rites of Spring (1)

S01 E14

May 20, 1981
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Rites of Spring (1) May 20, 1981 Furillo and Neal go out of their way to help clear an obnoxious, racist narcotics detective accused of shooting an unarmed black man; LaRue's drinking gets really out of hand; and Hill and Renko try to help a young black woman accused of neglecting her children.

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Season 01, Episode 15 Rites of Spring (2)

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May 20, 1981
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Rites of Spring (2) May 20, 1981 Furillo and Neal go out of their way to help clear an obnoxious, racist narcotics detective accused of shooting an unarmed black man; LaRue's drinking gets really out of hand; and Hill and Renko try to help a young black woman accused of neglecting her children.

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Season 01, Episode 16 Jungle Madness (1)

S01 E16

May 27, 1981
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Jungle Madness (1) May 27, 1981 Neal continues to investigate the Weeks shooting, despite pressure from the Chief to drop it because of the bad publicity; LaRue goes from one shady scam to another as he tries to raise money; Belker's sham fence operation nets a surprise; Shirrett Anders leaves her children again; Furillo warns LaRue to get help for his drinking problem after he ruins a drug bust; and Joe Coffey, Lucy's new partner, is shot.

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Season 01, Episode 17 Jungle Madness (2)

S01 E17

May 27, 1981
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Jungle Madness (2) May 27, 1981 Neal continues to investigate the Weeks shooting, despite pressure from the Chief to drop it because of the bad publicity; LaRue goes from one shady scam to another as he tries to raise money; Belker's sham fence operation nets a surprise; Shirrett Anders leaves her children again; Furillo warns LaRue to get help for his drinking problem after he ruins a drug bust; and Joe Coffey, Lucy's new partner, is shot.

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