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Hill Street Blues

Fowl Play (Season 5, Episode 4)
TV-14
TV Episode | 47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

News breaks during Roll Call that patrolman Swan has killed himself following Buttman's rowdy initiation party. The hooker that was involved also turns up dead and Washington leans on officer Garfield to spill the beans on what happened. ...See moreNews breaks during Roll Call that patrolman Swan has killed himself following Buttman's rowdy initiation party. The hooker that was involved also turns up dead and Washington leans on officer Garfield to spill the beans on what happened. Calletano, Hunter and Goldblume all have their eyes on a Government study grant to be handed out by Furillo. Renko and Hill find themselves followed by a TV reporter who soon joins Hill for a dinner date. LaRue is tempted to spend another night with Caroline, who became a widow on their first night together and this time, he faces a burglar. Written by The TV Archaeologist See less
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Writers
Michael Kozoll (created by) | Steven Bochco (created by) (story by) | Mark Frost (teleplay by) (executive story editor) | Jeffrey Lewis (story by) & 2 more
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Oct 25, 1984

Release date
Oct 25, 1984 (United States)

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34 cast members
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Daniel J. Travanti
Capt. Frank Furillo Capt. Frank Furillo   See fewer
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Michael Warren
Officer Bobby Hill Officer Bobby Hill   See fewer
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Bruce Weitz
Sgt. Mick Belker Sgt. Mick Belker   See fewer
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Robert Prosky
Sgt. Stan Jablonski Sgt. Stan Jablonski   See fewer
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James Sikking
Lt. Howard Hunter (as James B. Sikking) Lt. Howard Hunter (as James B. Sikking)   See fewer
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Joe Spano
Lt. Henry Goldblume Lt. Henry Goldblume   See fewer
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Barbara Bosson
Fay Furillo Fay Furillo   See fewer
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Taurean Blacque
Det. Neal Washington Det. Neal Washington   See fewer
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Kiel Martin
Officer J.D. LaRue Officer J.D. LaRue   See fewer
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René Enríquez
Lt. Ray Calletano (as René Enriquez) Lt. Ray Calletano (as René Enriquez)   See fewer
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Robert Hirschfeld
Officer Leo Schnitz Officer Leo Schnitz   See fewer
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Betty Thomas
Sgt. Lucy Bates Sgt. Lucy Bates   See fewer
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Ed Marinaro
Officer Joe Coffey Officer Joe Coffey   See fewer
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Mimi Kuzyk
Det. Patsy Mayo Det. Patsy Mayo   See fewer
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Ken Olin
Det. Harry Garibaldi Det. Harry Garibaldi   See fewer
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Charles Haid
Officer Andrew Renko Officer Andrew Renko   See fewer
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Veronica Hamel
Joyce Davenport Joyce Davenport   See fewer
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Michael Biehn
Off. Randall Buttman Off. Randall Buttman   See fewer
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Kristen Meadows
Caroline Reynolds Caroline Reynolds   See fewer
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Jon Cypher
Chief Fletcher Daniels Chief Fletcher Daniels   See fewer
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Mykelti Williamson
Off. Ron Garfield (as Mykel T. Williamson) Off. Ron Garfield (as Mykel T. Williamson)   See fewer
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George Wyner
Irwin Bernstein Irwin Bernstein   See fewer
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John DiSanti
Uncle Friar's Manager Uncle Friar's Manager   See fewer
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Ebbe Roe Smith
Harold Baker Harold Baker   See fewer
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Anne-Marie Johnson
Lynn Williams Lynn Williams   See fewer
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Ellen Blake
Natalie DeRoy Natalie DeRoy   See fewer
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Pamela Bowman
Car Show Model Car Show Model   See fewer
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Eda Reiss Merin
Old Lady Old Lady   See fewer
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Anthony Ellis
Detective Detective   See fewer
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Jack Yates
Dudley Dudley   See fewer
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Ray O'Keefe
Bartender Bartender   See fewer
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Freeman King
Manager Chicken Kitchen (archive footage) (uncredited) Manager Chicken Kitchen (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tim Robbins
Patrolman Lawrence Swan (archive footage) (uncredited) Patrolman Lawrence Swan (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.7 / 10 | 46 votes