The Rookies (1972–1976)

Death at 6 A.M. 

Officer Danko looks after Sgt. Ryker's pet goldfish "Rex" while he is on vacation. On day 2 of this assignment he mistakes the goldfish for dead and flushes it at 6 AM.

Director:

Harry Falk

Writers:

William Blinn (developed by), Rita Lakin (created by) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Georg Stanford Brown ... Officer Terry Webster
Sam Melville ... Officer Mike Danko
Bruce Fairbairn Bruce Fairbairn ... Officer Chris Owens
Kate Jackson ... Jill Danko
Gerald S. O'Loughlin ... Lt. Ed Ryker
Bo Hopkins ... Wayne Shipley
Christina Hart ... Lorna Marsh
Charles Martin Smith ... Bobby Lewis (as Charlie Martin Smith)
Kenneth Tobey ... Officer Corbett (as Ken Tobey)
Janis Hansen Janis Hansen ... Mrs. Harrison
Herbert Anderson ... Mr. Foster
John Zaremba ... Dr. Hawkins
Mel Scott Mel Scott ... Officer Rawlins
Bill Quinn ... Steve
Sam Edwards ... Motel Manager
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Storyline

Four young people out for excitement in a stolen pickup become fugitives from the law when their fun turns into murder and robbery. Rookie Chris Owens is on the case after his partner is killed, but Chris wonders whether the dangers of police life are worth it.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 October 1974 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

While in the motel room, Charles Martin Smiths character is seen drinking Old Harper whiskey. This is the same brand his character attempted to purchase, under age, in the movie American Gaffiti. See more »

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