History Series / TheStreetsOfSanFrancisco

25th Feb '17 1:48:16 AM Cindylover1969
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* ReasonYouSuckSpeech: The title character of "Police Buff" gets given one by a cop when he trues to express his sympathy over a killer going free (and gets berated for being a coward). The P.B. later gives a stronger variant to ''himself'' back at home - which leads to him taking actions into his hands...
16th Feb '17 10:12:20 PM Cindylover1969
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* Magazine/{{MAD}}: "The Straights Of San Francisco."



* OpeningNarration: In keeping with series from QM Productions, each one was episode-specific (although "I Ain't Marchin' Anymore" also has one at the beginning of the first act to set up the episode). Here's a for instance from season five (which runs so long the theme music actually goes back to the beginning and starts again):
-->"''The Streets of San Francisco'', a Quinn Martin Production. Starring Karl Malden. [[AndStarring Special Guest Star]] Creator/MichaelDouglas. Also Starring Richard Hatch. With Guest Stars In Alphabetical Order: Patty Duke Astin, Darleen Carr, Tina Chen, Jan Clayton, Susan Dey, Norman Fell, Gary Frank, Paula Kelly, Jim [=McMullan=], Doris Roberts, James Shigeta, Barry Sullivan, Dick Van Patten, Joseph Wiseman. Tonight's Episode: 'The Thrill Killers - Part 1.'"[[note]]And Part 2, as it happened.[[/note]]


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* OpeningNarration: In keeping with series from QM Productions, each one was episode-specific (although "I Ain't Marchin' Anymore" also has one at the beginning of the first act to set up the episode). Here's a for instance from season five (which runs so long the theme music actually goes back to the beginning and starts again):
-->"''The Streets of San Francisco'', a Quinn Martin Production. Starring Karl Malden. [[AndStarring Special Guest Star]] Creator/MichaelDouglas. Also Starring Richard Hatch. With Guest Stars In Alphabetical Order: Patty Duke Astin, Darleen Carr, Tina Chen, Jan Clayton, Susan Dey, Norman Fell, Gary Frank, Paula Kelly, Jim [=McMullan=], Doris Roberts, James Shigeta, Barry Sullivan, Dick Van Patten, Joseph Wiseman. Tonight's Episode: 'The Thrill Killers - Part 1.'"[[note]]And Part 2, as it happened.[[/note]]
26th Jan '17 10:08:41 PM Cindylover1969
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* AccidentalMurder: [[spoiler: "Once A Con."]]
18th Jan '17 3:00:37 PM Xtifr
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* PoorlyDisguisedPilot: "Superstar," about a New York cop who comes to San Francisco to find his partner's killer and sticks around - in other words, ''{{McCloud}}'' in reverse - led into the short-lived {{Spinoff}} ''Bert D'Angelo Superstar'' (which actually began its network run two weeks ''before'' the episode aired).

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* PoorlyDisguisedPilot: "Superstar," about a New York cop who comes to San Francisco to find his partner's killer and sticks around - in other words, ''{{McCloud}}'' ''Series/{{McCloud}}'' in reverse - led into the short-lived {{Spinoff}} ''Bert D'Angelo Superstar'' (which actually began its network run two weeks ''before'' the episode aired).
10th Jan '17 12:25:08 PM Cindylover1969
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* DisposableWoman: In "The Drop," the girlfriend on a kidnap victim is gunned down by one of the kidnappers (and later passes away in hospital), as the guy is taken, purely so that Mike Stone can be involved with the case (and the killer specifically wants Stone to make the drop so he can take revenge). The hostage ''never mentions her again''. Dude, your girlfriend was '''shot and mrtally wounded in front of you'''!
7th Aug '16 8:52:12 PM Cindylover1969
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* PointyHairedBoss: Newly-minted Captain Keely in "The Glass Dart Board," whose chart-centric approach to his job interferes with Stone and Keller's search for a sniper randomly shooting at a high-rise - and Keely having a NiceJobBreakingItHero moment when [[spoiler:he personally ruins an operation to locate the sniper ''which would have worked if he'd come flying in'' (lierally, in a helicopter). In fairness, Keely does eventually really he's an ebodiment of ThePeterPrinciple and returns to where he be useful.]]

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* PointyHairedBoss: Newly-minted Captain Keely in "The Glass Dart Board," whose chart-centric approach to his job interferes with Stone and Keller's search for a sniper randomly shooting at a high-rise - and Keely having a NiceJobBreakingItHero moment when [[spoiler:he personally ruins an operation to locate the sniper ''which would have worked if he'd come flying in'' (lierally, (literally, in a helicopter). In fairness, Keely does eventually really he's an ebodiment of ThePeterPrinciple and returns to where he be useful.]]
16th Jul '16 3:43:33 AM Cindylover1969
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* AndThisIsFor: "Deadly Silence" and "Monkey Is Back."

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* AndThisIsFor: "Deadly Silence" and Silence," "Monkey Is Back."Back" and "Poisoned Snow."


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** In "Poisoned Snow," a cop's girlfriend is shot and killed by a junkie while she's trying to arrest him, which [[spoiler: drives the man to lace a dealer's cocaine with rat poison in hopes that the junkie who killed her will take a fatal dose. He does... as do many other junkies throughout San Francisco. Including his own son.]]
25th Jun '16 2:39:02 AM Cindylover1969
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* PointyHairedBoss: Newly-minted Captain Keely in "The Glass Dart Board," whose chart-centric approach to his job interferes with Stone and Keller's search for a sniper randomly shooting at a high-rise - and Keely having a NiceJobBreakingItHero when he personally ruins an operation to locate the sniper ''which would have worked if he'd come flying in'' (lierally, in a helicopter). [[spoiler: In fairness, Keely does eventually really he's an ebodiment of ThePeterPrinciple and returns to where he be useful.]]

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* PointyHairedBoss: Newly-minted Captain Keely in "The Glass Dart Board," whose chart-centric approach to his job interferes with Stone and Keller's search for a sniper randomly shooting at a high-rise - and Keely having a NiceJobBreakingItHero moment when he [[spoiler:he personally ruins an operation to locate the sniper ''which would have worked if he'd come flying in'' (lierally, in a helicopter). [[spoiler: In fairness, Keely does eventually really he's an ebodiment of ThePeterPrinciple and returns to where he be useful.]]
25th Jun '16 2:37:11 AM Cindylover1969
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* PontyHairedBoss: Newly-minted Captain Keely in "The Glass Dart Board," whose chart-centric approach to his job interferes with Stone and Keller's search for a sniper randomly shooting at a high-rise - and Keely having a NiceJobBreakingItHero when he personally ruins an operation to locate the sniper ''which would have worked if he'd come flying in'' (lierally, in a helicopter). [[spoiler: In fairness, Keely does eventually really he's an ebodiment of ThePeterPrinciple and returns to where he be useful.]]

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* PontyHairedBoss: PointyHairedBoss: Newly-minted Captain Keely in "The Glass Dart Board," whose chart-centric approach to his job interferes with Stone and Keller's search for a sniper randomly shooting at a high-rise - and Keely having a NiceJobBreakingItHero when he personally ruins an operation to locate the sniper ''which would have worked if he'd come flying in'' (lierally, in a helicopter). [[spoiler: In fairness, Keely does eventually really he's an ebodiment of ThePeterPrinciple and returns to where he be useful.]]
25th Jun '16 2:36:03 AM Cindylover1969
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* PontyHairedBoss: Newly-minted Captain Keely in "The Glass Dart Board," whose chart-centric approach to his job interferes with Stone and Keller's search for a sniper randomly shooting at a high-rise - and Keely having a NiceJobBreakingItHero when he personally ruins an operation to locate the sniper ''which would have worked if he'd come flying in'' (lierally, in a helicopter). [[spoiler: In fairness, Keely does eventually really he's an ebodiment of ThePeterPrinciple and returns to where he be useful.]]
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