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Hill Street Blues

Nichols from Heaven (Season 4, Episode 12)
TV-14
TV Episode | 46 min | Drama

Frank Furillo has killed his first man when stopping an armed robbery the night before. Officer Marty Nichols is gunned down by the cop killer, or so it seems. Joyce defends the Rutledge family against the abusive father, but the court's ...See moreFrank Furillo has killed his first man when stopping an armed robbery the night before. Officer Marty Nichols is gunned down by the cop killer, or so it seems. Joyce defends the Rutledge family against the abusive father, but the court's decision leads to even more tragedy. Written by The TV Archaeologist See less
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Writers
Michael Kozoll (created by) | Steven Bochco (created by) (story by) | Dennis Cooper (teleplay by) | Jeffrey Lewis (story by) & 4 more
Composer
Cinematographer
John C. Flinn III (as John C. Flinn III)
Casting Director
Status
Edit Released
Updated Jan 19, 1984

Release date
Jan 19, 1984 (United States)

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46 cast members
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Daniel J. Travanti
Capt. Frank Furillo Capt. Frank Furillo   See fewer
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Michael Conrad
Sgt. Phil Esterhaus (credit only) Sgt. Phil Esterhaus (credit only)   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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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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Betty Thomas
Officer Lucy Bates Officer Lucy Bates   See fewer
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Ed Marinaro
Officer Joe Coffey Officer Joe Coffey   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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Joe Pantoliano
Sonny Orsini Sonny Orsini   See fewer
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George Wyner
Irwin Bernstein Irwin Bernstein   See fewer
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Vincent Baggetta
Dave Marino Dave Marino   See fewer
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Richard Stahl
James Thaddeus James Thaddeus   See fewer
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Lisa Sutton
Officer Robin Tataglia Officer Robin Tataglia   See fewer
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Fred McCarren
Stuart Casey Stuart Casey   See fewer
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Larry D. Mann
Judge Lee Oberman Judge Lee Oberman   See fewer
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Dana Gladstone
Goldblum Goldblum   See fewer
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Harrison Page
John Fox John Fox   See fewer
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Betty A. Bridges
Mrs. Donnelly (as Betty Bridges) Mrs. Donnelly (as Betty Bridges)   See fewer
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Barbara Alston
Mrs. Rutledge Mrs. Rutledge   See fewer
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Don Blakely
Mr. Rutledge Mr. Rutledge   See fewer
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Robert Hirschfeld
Leo Schnitz Leo Schnitz   See fewer
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Mary Armstrong
Sheila Heller Sheila Heller   See fewer
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Tom Henschel
Lupowitz Lupowitz   See fewer
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Joe George
Fireman Fireman   See fewer
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Zero Hubbard
Spencer Spencer   See fewer
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James Avery
Tolliver Tolliver   See fewer
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Tom Everett
Jaeger Jaeger   See fewer
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Michael Cunningham
Kolzicki Kolzicki   See fewer
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Dean Wein
Bailiff Bailiff   See fewer
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Michael Kirk
Paramedic Paramedic   See fewer
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Jon Cypher
Chief Fletcher Daniels (archive footage) (uncredited) Chief Fletcher Daniels (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lynne Moody
Marty Nichols (archive footage) (uncredited) Marty Nichols (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.6 / 10 | 37 votes