Police Squad!/A Substantial Gift
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A Substantial Gift (announced as The Broken Promise) is the first episode of the first season of Police Squad!, and the first episode overall.
Guest Stars: Barbara Tarbuck (Mrs. Twice), Terry Wills (Jim), Terrence Beasor (Dr. Zubatsky), Russell Shannon (Ralph Twice), Jimmy Briscoe (Cop), Kathryn Leigh Scott (Sally)
Special Guest Star: Lorne Greene (Himself)
Drebin investigates a robbery and murder at a local credit union, unaware that the witness to the crime, a secretary, is the real culprit.
Behind the Scenes
Allusions and References
This episode is pretty much a direct parody of an episode of the late 1950's crime series M Squad, entitled "More Deadly". The opening credits and theme music of Police Squad! are similar to those of the M Squad opening.
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