Hill Street Blues/The World According to Freedom

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The World According to Freedom
Season 2, Episode 8
Airdate January 7, 1982
Production Number 8005-1407
Written by Michael Wagner
Directed by Jeff Bleckner
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The World According to Freedom is the eighth episode of the second season of Hill Street Blues, and the twenty-fifth episode overall.

Starring: Daniel J. Travanti (Captain Frank Furillo), Michael Conrad (Sergeant Phil Esterhaus), Michael Warren (Officer Bobby Hill), Bruce Weitz (Sergeant), 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 Enriquez (Lieutenant Ray Calletano), Betty Thomas (Officer Lucille Bates), Ed Marinaro (Officer Joe Coffey)

Charles Haid (Officer Andy Renko)

and Veronica Hamel (Joyce Davenport)

Guest Starring: Dennis Dugan (Captain Freedom), Victor Campos (Lieutenant Garcia), Richard Foronjy (Murray the Torch) Trinidad Silva (Jesus Martinez)

Co-Starring: Jesse D. Goins (Cookie), Robert Hirschfeld (Leo Schnitz), Mace (Street Lord), Bobby Ellerbee (Blood), Andy Winner (Wallace Parks), Guillermo San Juan (Gypsy Boy), Julia Calderon (Alice), Stephen Liska (Robber)

with Tony Perez (Officer Mike Perez), Leonard Lightfoot (Ellis), Troy Curvey (Dudley R. Hicks), Fritz Turner (Monroe), John Dewey-Carter (Investigator), Dan Chambers (Investigator), Mary Armstrong (Reporter), Dan Gilvezan (Reporter), Garret Pearson (Photographer), Jason Ross (Medic)


Plot Overview

Following a gruesome murder perpetrated by a gang at a night club, Furillo is determined to take any means necessary to find the people responsible. Belker runs in a guy who thinks that he is a superhero. LaRue goes undercover inside a holding cell to try and get a confession.


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The Show

Behind the Scenes

Allusions and References

Memorable Moments