Adam-12 on IMDB
First Aired: September 21st, 1968
Status: Ended
Network: NBC
Summary: Adam-12 is a television police drama that followed two police officers of the Los Angeles Police Department, Pete Malloy and Jim Reed, as they patrolled the streets of Los Angeles in their patrol unit, 1-Adam-12.
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Season 1
Episode 1: Log 001: The Impossible Mission
Air Date: September 21st, 1968
Summary: Pilot Episode: Working out of a patrol car designated "Adam-12," Officers Malloy and Reed perform a typical day's work, which includes a high speed auto-chase, the capture of two robbers, and an emergency call to save a suffocating baby. Malloy decides to turn in his badge after his young partner was killed a few weeks earlier. But at the end of the shift, he comes around and decides that he can't let inexperienced Jim Reed loose on another officer, so he decides not to leave the force.
Episode 2: Log 141: The Color TV Bandit
Air Date: September 28th, 1968
Summary: Officers Malloy and Reed attempt to save two small victims of narcotic pills, and then pursue a long-sought burglary suspect in a foot chase.
Episode 3: Log 011: It's Just A Little Dent, Isn't It?
Air Date: October 5th, 1968
Summary: Officers Malloy and Reed are involved in a high speed chase, a murder case and a family dispute as they work the P.M. watch. Reed worries all evening that the small dent in the fender he caused while backing the car up for fuel might lead to termination, since he is still on probation.
Episode 4: Log 131: Reed, The Dicks Have Their Job And We Have Ours
Air Date: October 12nd, 1968
Summary: Officers Malloy and Reed assist a young mother whose baby is threatened by a deranged man and they help a woman being harassed by a spiteful neighbor.
Episode 5: Log 091: You're Not The First Guy's Had The Problem
Air Date: October 19th, 1968
Summary: Officer Reed learns that a professional officer has to keep their emotions under control; even when confronted with an abusive drunk-driver, right after clearing an "officer down" call & finding his close friend from the Academy critically wounded.
Episode 6: Log 161: And You Want Me to Get Married!
Air Date: October 26th, 1968
Summary: Officers Malloy and Reed look for a robbery suspect, help a woman pinned under her crashed car and settle a family dispute, among other duties.
Episode 7: Log 071: I Feel Like a Fool, Malloy
Air Date: November 2nd, 1968
Summary: Among other calls, Officers Malloy and Reed answer a loud noise complaint and discover a teen-age babysitter in desperate need of help.
Episode 8: Log 072: El Presidente
Air Date: November 9th, 1968
Summary: Malloy teases Reed about calculating the cost of a new house while their first baby is still 6 months away. In the meantime they settle a domestic dispute between arguing neighbors, help a taxi driver that was just robbed, and a local man mistaken as the President by a group of rural Mexicans. Finally, they must arrest a psychotic shooter holed up in his house.
Episode 9: Log 101: Someone Stole My Lawn
Air Date: November 16th, 1968
Summary: Reed gets Malloy to agree to an early dinner when his wife puts him on a low-cal diet. However, one after another event prevents them from going code 7 all night long. Events include the theft of a man's sod, stolen credit cards, and a suspected car theft.
Episode 10: Log 132: The Producer
Air Date: November 30th, 1968
Summary: Reed tries to pawn off his new litter of puppies to co-workers, strangers, even victims. The officers work a silent alarm, rescue a boy with his head stuck in a fence, and track down a prowler.
Episode 11: Log 111: Snake In The Trunk
Air Date: December 7th, 1968
Summary: Officers Reed and Malloy have to break apart a couple of feuding neighbors, attempt to find a stolen car with a boa constrictor in the trunk, and effect a rescue of two people from a house on fire.
Episode 12: Log 061: The Runaway
Air Date: December 14th, 1968
Summary: When officers Reed and Malloy get to a communal house occupied by hippies, they find a young girl, who has run away from home, extremely sick from narcotic use.
Episode 13: Log 122: The Thief Who Stole Christmas
Air Date: December 21st, 1968
Summary: On Christmas eve Reed and Malloy make rounds distributing police department donation packages to needy families, and pull many heartstrings.
Episode 14: Log 081: The Long Walk
Air Date: January 4th, 1969
Summary: After roll call, Reed and Malloy provide backup at a robbery, help a lost man return home, handle a call about a prowler, then respond to a silent alarm. Malloy demonstrates for Reed the importance of "officer presence".
Episode 15: Log 036: Jimmy Eisley's Dealing Smack
Air Date: January 11st, 1969
Summary: Reed volunteers to line up entertainment for the department party, just as Malloy needs to serve a subpoena on a famous singer. The team learns of a drug den from their informant and are handed the bust when detectives are too busy to look into it.
Episode 16: Log 062: Grand Theft Horse?
Air Date: January 18th, 1969
Summary: Reed and Malloy assist park rangers in catching a horse thief, a homesick Texan who was high on drugs at the time. The officers then chase two gunmen in a high speed pursuit.
Episode 17: Log 033: It All Happened So Fast
Air Date: February 1st, 1969
Summary: It's been a long night of patrol for Malloy and Reed. Just as the two tired officers are headed to the station to turn in for the night, shots are fired at the patrol car. In the blink of an eye, Reed kills whom he believes was the gunman. Back at the station, Reed undergoes a night of intensive questioning from the captain and lieutenant, as part of the superior officers' investigation into the incident. In the end, the captain confides in Reed that his story is credible and the rookie officer will likely be allowed back on patrol upon the completion of the investigation.
Episode 18: Log 112: You Blew It
Air Date: February 8th, 1969
Summary: Reed and Malloy make a routine traffic stop on a motorist. Before the NCIC check is completed, the dispatcher broadcasts a domestic dispute call in the two officers' patrol area; Reed and Malloy take the call and let the motorist go. Bad choice; the lieutenant soon calls the two errant officers in to scold them. Turns out the motorist had warrants out for his arrest on robbery and weapons charges. Malloy and Reed then come up with and carry out an ultimately successful plan to nab the wanted criminal.
Episode 19: Log 051: A Jumper - Code Two
Air Date: February 15th, 1969
Summary: Not long after an elderly woman insists that Reed and Malloy help adjust her television antenna, the officers are called to a high-rise hotel, where a suicidal man is determined to jump. Malloy incorrectly handles the situation and Mac harshly reprimands him the follow-up investigation.
Episode 20: Log 073: I'm Still A Cop
Air Date: February 22nd, 1969
Summary: Malloy is a part-time student at a local college, where he suddenly finds himself in the middle of of a riot.
Episode 21: Log 102: We Can't Just Walk Away From It
Air Date: March 1st, 1969
Summary: A teenager is threatening to commit suicide and Malloy and Reed try to talk the troubled youth out of it.
Episode 22: Log 152: A Dead Cop Can't Help Anyone
Air Date: March 8th, 1969
Summary: Malloy and Reed respond to a domestic disturbance, involving a man with a gun. Officer Wells and his partner arrive on the scene as their backup. Wells barges into the apartment, nearly getting shot. However, Wells' reckless habits catch up with him, when on a similar call as earlier, he again rushes toward the front door of the residence and is shot.
Episode 23: Log 012: He Was Trying to Kill Me
Air Date: March 15th, 1969
Summary: A "child-left-alone" call turns up a horrifying case of child neglect. A 6-year-old girl is left home with her baby brother and both parents are unable to provide for their children.
Episode 24: Log 172: Boy, The Things You Do For The Job
Air Date: March 22nd, 1969
Summary: Malloy writes a young woman a traffic ticket and then is bombarded with attention and affection, all of which he doesn't want.
Episode 25: Log 092: Tell Him He Pushed Back a Little Too Hard
Air Date: March 29th, 1969
Summary: A couple of neighbors co-own a boat and continually fight over it so Malloy and Reed do their best to mediate this latest rift.
Episode 26: Log 022: So This Little Guy Goes Into This Bar
Air Date: April 5th, 1969
Summary: Malloy and Reed on patrol deal with a domestic dispute, the theft of a fur, and the noise from a loud party.
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