Hill Street Blues

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Hill Street Blues
Hill Street Blues-Logo.JPG
Premiere pilot movie
January 15, 1981
series
January 17, 1981
Finale May 12, 1987
Creator Steven Bochco &
Michael Kozoll
Network NBC
Style 60-minute crime drama
Company MTM Enterprises
Seasons 7
Episodes 145 + pilot movie
Origin USA

Hill Street Blues is a crime drama that aired on NBC.

Chronicling the lives of the staff of a single police precinct – "blues" being a slang term for police officers – in an unnamed American city.

Contents

Cast

Actor Character Duration
Main Cast 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Daniel J. Travanti Captain Frank Furillo * * * * * * *
Michael Conrad Sergeant Phil Esterhaus * * * *
Michael Warren Officer Bobby Hill * * * * * * *
Bruce Weitz Detective Mick Belker * * * * * * *
James B. Sikking Lt. Howard Hunter * * * * * * *
Joe Spano Detective Henry Goldblume * * * * * * *
Barbara Bosson Fay Furillo * * * * * *
Taurean Blacque Detective Neal Washington * * * * * * *
Kiel Martin Detective J.D. LaRue * * * * * * *
René Enríquez Lt. Ray Calletano * * * * * * *
Betty Thomas Officer Lucille Bates * * * * * * *
Charles Haid Officer Andy Renko * * * * * * *
Veronica Hamel Joyce Davenport * * * * * * *
Ed Marinaro Officer Joe Coffey o * * * * *
Robert Prosky Sergeant Stan Jablonski * * *
Robert Hirschfeld Leo Schnitz o o o o *
Mimi Kuzyk Detective Patsy Mayo *
Ken Olin Detective Harry Garibaldi *
Dennis Franz Lieutenant Norman Buntz * *
Megan Gallagher Detective Tina Russo *
Robert Clohessy Officer Patrick Flaherty *
Orange/Red/o indicates a recurring or guest role during that season.
Dark Green indicates top billing during that season.
Supporting/Recurring Cast 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Jon Cypher Chief Fletcher P. Daniels * * * * * * *
Gary Miller Officer Ballantine * * * * * *
George Wyner ADA Irwin Bernstein * * * * * *
Lisa Sutton Robin Tattaglia Belker * * * * *
Ellen Blake Natalie DeRoy * *
Gerry Black Sgt. Alf Chesley * * *
Vincent Lucchesi Captain Jerry Fuchs * * * * *
Jeffrey Tambor Alan Wachtel * * * * * *
Peter Jurasik Sidney "The Snitch" Thurston * * * * *

Seasons

Season  Premiere Finale #
NBC
Season One January 15, 1981 May 26, 1981 16 + movie
Season Two October 29, 1981 May 13, 1982 18
Season Three September 30, 1982 May 12, 1983 22
Season Four October 13, 1983 May 17, 1984 22
Season Five September 27, 1984 May 16, 1985 23
Season Six September 26, 1985 April 3, 1986 22
Season Seven October 2, 1986 May 12, 1987 22

In-Depth

DVD Releases

Title Release Discs
Complete Series  (Region 1)
The Complete Series April 29, 2014 purchase 34
Season Sets  (Region 1)
The Complete First Season January 31, 2006 purchase 3
The Complete Second Season May 23, 2006 purchase 3
The Complete Third Season November 4, 2014 purchase 5
The Complete Fourth Season March 3, 2015 purchase 5
The Complete Fifth Season May 26, 2015 purchase 5

External Links