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Barney Miller

Jack Soo, a Retrospective (Season 5, Episode 24)
TV Episode | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

The death of Jack Soo in 1979 marked the passing of both a fine comedy actor and one of TV's most memorable characters: Nick Yemana, the deadpan detective known for his dry wit and wretched coffee. This tribute to Soo features ...See moreThe death of Jack Soo in 1979 marked the passing of both a fine comedy actor and one of TV's most memorable characters: Nick Yemana, the deadpan detective known for his dry wit and wretched coffee. This tribute to Soo features reminiscences by the series regulars as well as some notable Yemana vignettes--Nick's curious response to an ink-blot test administered by a police psychiatrist; his attraction to a Japanese woman who turns out to be a hooker; and his inability to stop singing after he innocently eats brownies laced with hashish. Written by Anonymous See less
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Director
Writers
Danny Arnold (created by) | Theodore J. Flicker (created by)
Status
Edit Released
Updated May 17, 1979

Release date
May 17, 1979 (United States)

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Hal Linden
Capt. Barney Miller Capt. Barney Miller   See fewer
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Max Gail
Det. Stan 'Wojo' Wojciehowicz Det. Stan 'Wojo' Wojciehowicz   See fewer
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Ron Glass
Det. Ron Harris Det. Ron Harris   See fewer
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Jack Soo
Det. Sgt. Nick Yemana (archive footage) Det. Sgt. Nick Yemana (archive footage)   See fewer
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Steve Landesberg
Det. Sgt. Arthur Dietrich Det. Sgt. Arthur Dietrich   See fewer
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Ron Carey
Officer Carl Levitt Officer Carl Levitt   See fewer
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James Gregory
Inspector Frank Luger Inspector Frank Luger   See fewer
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David Darlow
Philip Dupree (archive footage) (uncredited) Philip Dupree (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ivor Francis
Mr. Unger (archive footage) (uncredited) Mr. Unger (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Manza
Leon Roth (archive footage) (uncredited) Leon Roth (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nobu McCarthy
Miss Dorothy Murakami (archive footage) (uncredited) Miss Dorothy Murakami (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Murdock
Master Sgt. J.R. Reville (archive footage) (uncredited) Master Sgt. J.R. Reville (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gregory Sierra
Det. Sgt. Chano Amenguale (archive footage) (uncredited) Det. Sgt. Chano Amenguale (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brett Somers
Mrs. Stavochek (archive footage) (uncredited) Mrs. Stavochek (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ray Stewart
Darryl Driscoll (archive footage) (uncredited) Darryl Driscoll (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kenneth Tigar
Mr. Kopeckne (archive footage) (uncredited) Mr. Kopeckne (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Abe Vigoda
Det. Phil Fish (archive footage) (uncredited) Det. Phil Fish (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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9.6 / 10 | 112 votes