Police Squad Season 1

A Substantial Gift

A bank teller who’s deep in debt stages a holdup of her own bank, and leaves evidence pointing to a rather nondescript man who just happened to be there, and Frank Drebin is there. Police Squad, a special division of the police department, swings into action and discovers that one person’s story doesn’t add up. …

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Police Squad Season 1

Ring Of Fear

A prizefighter past his prime has somehow been coerced into losing his matches in the boxing ring, and Frank Drebin is there. If the ex-champ would throw punches instead of throwing the whole fight, his career would be back on track – but his corrupt manager has kidnapped his girlfriend. Frank tries to save the …

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Police Squad Season 1

The Butler Did It

The daughter of a wealthy businessman is kidnapped on her birthday, and Frank Drebin is there. Frank and Ed listen closely to the recording of the kidnappers’ demands, and find an excellent clue – the distinctively bloated and grumpy sounds of the tuba. (Though it could also be a ship’s horn.) When Police Squad tracks …

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Police Squad Season 1

Revenge and Remorse

A district judge’s courtroom is booby-trapped with a powerful bomb, and Frank Drebin is there. But Frank suspects that someone else was there, too – Eddie, a just-paroled felon convicted of similar bombings in the past. Eddie’s ex-wife Lana seems strangely disinterested in the possibility that Eddie’s up to his old tricks again, and she …

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Police Squad Season 1

Rendezvous at Big Gulch

A mob “insurance” scam threatens several inner city businesses and residents, and Frank Drebin is there. After a dance instructor is beaten up, Frank and Norberg open their own shop, and sure enough, the thugs drop by to offer them insurance. When Frank rebuffs their threats, the criminals strike, and strike hard. Frank does, in …

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