Adam-12 (1968–1975)

The Chaser 

Malloy and Reed have to deal with an out of state bounty hunter tracking down a bail jumper. With his out of state gun permit, swagger, and physical skills, he keeps the Adam-12 team hopping in his wake.


Dennis Donnelly


Robert A. Cinader (created by) (as R.A. Cinader), Jack Webb (created by) | 1 more credit »


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Episode complete credited cast:
Martin Milner ... Officer Pete Malloy
Kent McCord ... Officer Jim Reed
Marie Windsor ... Jenny
William Boyett ... Sgt. MacDonald
Burt Mustin ... Mr. Reardon
Sandra Gould ... Woman
Hilly Hicks ... Timmy Colton
Fred Stromsoe Fred Stromsoe ... Officer Jerry Woods
Chris Graham Chris Graham ... Wally Lembeck (as Christopher Graham)
Gary Van Ormand Gary Van Ormand ... Harold Farrow (as Gary Van Orman)
Bruce Gordon ... Mike Dehner


While eating at a restaurant, the waitress notices that the man who came in is carrying a gun. They check him out and find he is a private investigator from out of state without a valid license to carry. They escort him to his car to stow the gun. Their first call is from an elderly man who dislikes hippies and the man wants the police to issue parking tickets to their cars illegally parked on the street. A call about a fight in a parking lot finds the same PI standing over a young black man he has hit. The PI's story is that the young man and his partner tried to rob him. The boy is taken to the hospital with a concussion. A woman flags the officers down and in an unusual occurrence asks for a ticket due to the bald tires that her husband will not replace on her car. The second youth in the scuffle comes in to Mac and tells a different story backed up by the boy in the hospital. Mac says to arrest the PI who they trace to an apartment where he has caught the bail jumper but roughed ... Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Crime | Drama | Mystery







Release Date:

6 December 1972 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Per the title, the chaser is a mild drink or beer taken after a shot of hard liquor. See more »

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