Barney Miller Season 5

Season 5

Barney Miller Season 5

First Air Date: September 14, 1978

First Aired on    :   1978
Episodes    :   24 episodes



Episodes

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5x24 Jack Soo, a Retrospective (May 17, 1979)


The cast step out of character to offer a tribute to Jack Soo, who died during the show's fifth season.


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5x23 Graveyard Shift (May 10, 1979)


Barney and his crew face the late shift with a man who believes that he is being frequented by a succubus and an irate tourist.


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5x22 Computer Crime (March 15, 1979)


A computer firm has difficulty retrieving embezzled funds; an educated young man claims to be under the influence of a voodoo curse.


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5x21 Identity (March 01, 1979)


Harris quickly regrets the fact that Dietrich has saved his life; the 12th is asked to assist a thief who has been granted entry into a witness-relocation program.


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5x20 Open House (February 15, 1979)


The 12th Precinct hosts an open house, attracting only vagrants; Barney's joy at moving back home is cut short by the hotel manager that refuses to refund him his upcoming month's rent; Wojo and Harris try to get a lead on an arsonist.


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5x19 The Counterfeiter (February 08, 1979)


Harris milks a wily counterfeiter for his life story; a man takes exception to a plastic surgeon's work on his wife.


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5x18 Middle Age (February 01, 1979)


Barney feels the onrush of Father Time; Dietrich books an Olympic hopeful who practices his javelin toss in Central Park; a Hassidic Jew is the target of a diamond thief.


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5x17 Wojo's Girl (2) (January 25, 1979)


Wojo struggles to co-habitate with his ex-prostitute girlfriend.


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5x16 Wojo's Girl (1) (January 25, 1979)


Wojo decides to move in with his girlfriend; Mr. Brauer tells his wife that he's leaving to become a mercenary. This was a pilot for a potential spin-off series, each week focusing on one of the cops' off-duty lives.


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5x15 The Spy (January 18, 1979)


A paranoid spy holds the precinct house at bay; the men bring in a disorderly mime.


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5x14 Voice Analyzer (January 11, 1979)


Lieutenant Scanlon returns, this time attempting to ferret out corruption with a lie detector; Barney is suspicious of a furrier's robbery report.


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5x13 The Indian (January 04, 1979)


A woman has her shoes stolen - from her feet; Wojo is forced to arrest an aging Indian who only wants to die in the park.


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5x12 Toys (December 14, 1978)


Feuding toy makers create a disturbance; Barney faces his first holiday as a separated man; a claustrophobic prisoner has an understandable problem with the cage.


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5x11 The Radical (December 07, 1978)


Luger faces off against a 60s radical, and Harris arrests a portly second story man.


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5x10 The Harris Incident (November 30, 1978)


A stockbroker leaves Wall Street to become a beggar; a rookie cop, assuming Harris to be a felon, shoots at him.


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5x09 The Vandal (November 09, 1978)


Barney has the uneasy feeling that it may have been Levitt that vandalized the precinct squad room; a TV programming executive is assaulted in a coffee shop.


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5x08 Loan Shark (November 02, 1978)


Barney notes some uncharacteristic behavior from Yemana; a client can't get a tattoo artist to remove his work; Harris books a youthful loan shark


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5x07 The Prisoner (October 19, 1978)


A released prisoner can't adjust to civilian life; the widow of a cat burglar elects to perpetuate the family business.


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5x06 Accusation (October 12, 1978)


An accusation of an indiscretion on the part of Dietrich leads to a visit from the gleeful Lieutenant Scanlon of Internal Affairs; Yemana books a rabbi who is running a gambling casino in his synagogue.


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5x05 The Baby Broker (October 05, 1978)


A German girl attempts to flee the country rather than surrender her baby to a broker's clients; Levitt turns to stimulants to aid in his self-imposed thirty-six hour shift.


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5x04 Dog Days (September 28, 1978)


The German Shepherd that bit Wojo may be rabid; Barney and Liz prepare for their impending separation.


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5x03 The Search (September 21, 1978)


Off goes the moustache, as it's Harris' turn for cross-dressing mugging detail; the host of a kids' science show goes off the deep end; Barney's men reopen a twenty-eight year old missing persons case.


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5x02 Kidnapping (2) (September 14, 1978)


Wojo delivers the ransom money for the department store owner, while the prostitute charms both Wojo and the victim's nebbish son.


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5x01 Kidnapping (1) (September 14, 1978)


A political activist abducts a department store magnate; Wojo arrests a prostitute and her Arkansan business manager.




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