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Quincy M.E.

The Hero Syndrome (Season 3, Episode 9)
TV Episode | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The body of a tough-guy loan shark is found brutally murdered on the docks. A young loner is falsely accused of the crime, but accepts the blame because he's made to look like a hero in front of his co-workers. Quincy eventually realizes ...See moreThe body of a tough-guy loan shark is found brutally murdered on the docks. A young loner is falsely accused of the crime, but accepts the blame because he's made to look like a hero in front of his co-workers. Quincy eventually realizes the boy is innocent, but has a hard time convincing him to retract his confession due to the sudden hero-status bequeathed on him. Quincy must defend him in court to prove his innocence, despite the fact that the defendant does not wish to be defended. Written by Beeracuda See less
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Writers
Cinematographer
Fred Jackman Jr. (as Fred Jackman)
Status
Edit Released
Updated Nov 18, 1977

Release date
Nov 18, 1977 (United States)

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20 cast members
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Jack Klugman
Dr. R. Quincy, M.E. Dr. R. Quincy, M.E.   See fewer
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Garry Walberg
Lt. Frank Monahan Lt. Frank Monahan   See fewer
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John S. Ragin
Dr. Robert Asten Dr. Robert Asten   See fewer
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Val Bisoglio
Danny Tovo Danny Tovo   See fewer
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Robert Ito
Sam Fujiyama Sam Fujiyama   See fewer
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Joseph Roman
Sgt. Brill Sgt. Brill   See fewer
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Robert Walker Jr.
Peter Thorwald (as Robert Walker) Peter Thorwald (as Robert Walker)   See fewer
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Shelly Novack
Ben Stager Ben Stager   See fewer
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Mews Small
Stella (as Marya Small) Stella (as Marya Small)   See fewer
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Judson Pratt
Antrim Antrim   See fewer
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Roy Jenson
Jake Hennafy Jake Hennafy   See fewer
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Darrell Zwerling
Frazier Frazier   See fewer
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Bill Quinn
Dr. Paul Wiesbarth Dr. Paul Wiesbarth   See fewer
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Don Eitner
Howard Tyler Howard Tyler   See fewer
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Maxine Stuart
Judge Daley Judge Daley   See fewer
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John Nolan
Bartender Bartender   See fewer
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Suzy Crosby
Waitress Waitress   See fewer
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Candy Castillo
Viet Nam Vet (uncredited) Viet Nam Vet (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

6.8 / 10 | 52 votes