BOYS IN BLUE (TV episode/Pilot)

9/9/1984. Sunday, 8 pm. 1 hour.
CBS. MGM/UA TV.
Comedy.
Code: BIB 9/1984

SERIES PLOT

The adventures of two police officers, one a swinging single, one older and more responsible. Other characters include a black officer who wants to be Mayor, a captain with a gambling problem, and a practical joker. (Unsold Pilots)

EPISODE PLOT

The detectives comb downtown Los Angeles for "Captain Video," a thief who robs video stores but who also shot a fellow officer. Meanwhile their snitch, a 13-year-old youth, is threatened for helping them.

CREDITS

Writers: Andy Borowitz, Bob Collins.
Director: Gary Nelson.

CAST

Dean Paul Martin as Officer Danny Harris
Gregg Henry as Officer Jeff Martin
Maggie Cooper as Officer Grace Carpenter
Murray Hamilton as Captain Sid Bender
Art LaFleur as Stanley Singleton
Jonathan Banks as Slick Slim. Listed 19th of 20th.

CRITICS

"Attempt to inject light comedy touch into the... cop genre... another failed pilot." Variety, 9/19/1984.

COMMENTS

All information from printed sources, not seen.

WORKED WITH:

Art LaFleur (SAF ?/1976; BLA 5/1978; IW 2/1983; FM 2/1986; CRG 7/1986; WG 9/1987 episode 70)