History Trivia / CagneyAndLacey

21st Apr '16 6:02:13 AM Morgenthaler
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* Parodied in ''Magazine/{{MAD}}'' as "Grabme & Spacey."
-->"We're StarskyAndHutch! We want to report a robbery! Somebody stole our show and replaced us with two women detectives!"


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* ReferencedBy: Parodied in ''Magazine/{{MAD}}'' as "Grabme & Spacey."
-->"We're StarskyAndHutch! We want to report a robbery! Somebody stole our show and replaced us with two women detectives!"
21st Apr '16 6:01:54 AM Morgenthaler
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* HeyItsThatGuy
** One of the other detectives in the precinct runs a [[Film/TheKarateKid karate dojo]] where he tells his students "Mercy is for the weak."
** [[Creator/CarlLumbly His partner]] also helped [[Series/{{Alias}} Sydney Bristow]].
** In addition, the precinct's desk sergeant is [[Film/{{Meatballs}} Tripper Harrison's]] boss.
** This also applies to people working off camera as well. Series producer Terry Louise Fisher later went on to co-create ''Series/LALaw'' alongside Creator/StevenBochco.
** DaChief is the ''KingOfKensington''.
** [[Series/WelcomeBackKotter Juan Epstein]] is a cop!
26th Feb '16 1:29:07 PM twilicorn
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* MissingEpisode: When reruning ''Cagney & Lacey'', Lifetime omitted the first season episodes featuring Meg Foster as Cagney. The DVD release does likewise, labeling the second season (featuring Sharon Gless as Cagney) as the the first season.

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* MissingEpisode: When reruning ''Cagney & Lacey'', Lifetime omitted the first season episodes featuring Meg Foster as Cagney. The DVD release does likewise, labeling the second season (featuring Sharon Gless as Cagney) as the the first season.
3rd Feb '16 3:51:08 AM GnomeTitan
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* Parodied in ''Magazine/{{MAD}}'' as "Grabme & Spacey."
-->"We're StarskyAndHutch! We want to report a robbery! Somebody stole our show and replaced us with two women detectives!"
21st Feb '15 10:43:56 AM CrypticMirror
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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: What we see as regards gender roles (i.e. women being accepted in a traditionally male occupation, but only recently and with occasional misgivings), TheBigRottenApple nature of the New York setting, occasional examples of EightiesHair and fashions, the presence of typewriters and rotary dial phones in the squadroom, etc. date the show to the period it's made.

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What we see as regards gender roles (i.e. women being accepted in a traditionally male occupation, but only recently and with occasional misgivings), TheBigRottenApple nature of the New York setting, occasional examples of EightiesHair and fashions, the presence of typewriters and rotary dial phones in the squadroom, etc. date the show to the period it's made.
21st Feb '15 9:44:41 AM TheLyniezian
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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: What we see as regards gender roles (i.e. women being accepted in a traditionally male occupation, but only recently and with occasional misgivings), TheBigRottenApple nature of the New York setting, the presence of typewriters and rotary dial phones in the squadroom, etc. date the show to the period it's made.
** Also in comeback feature ''Cagney And Lacey: The Return'' (set in the '90s) has Mary-Beth Lacey trying to find another job (having since retired from the force) when Harvey takes ill and can no longer work; as she doesn't want to return to police-type work[[note]]such as working for Christine Cagney, now investigator for the D.A.[[/note]] a lot of the jobs she tries for are clerical/secretarial work, but she fails at interviews due to lack of computer skills (she's typed plenty of reports, but only on a typewriter). Obviously dating it to the '90s as computers were really becoming ubiquitous.

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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: What we see as regards gender roles (i.e. women being accepted in a traditionally male occupation, but only recently and with occasional misgivings), TheBigRottenApple nature of the New York setting, occasional examples of EightiesHair and fashions, the presence of typewriters and rotary dial phones in the squadroom, etc. date the show to the period it's made.
** Also in comeback feature ''Cagney And Lacey: The Return'' (set in the '90s) has Mary-Beth Lacey trying to find another job (having since retired from the force) when Harvey takes ill and can no longer work; as she doesn't want to return to police-type work[[note]]such as working for Christine Cagney, now investigator for the D.A.[[/note]] a lot of the jobs she tries for are clerical/secretarial work, but she fails at interviews due to lack of computer skills (she's typed plenty of reports, but only on a typewriter). Obviously dating it to the '90s as computers Computers at this point were really just becoming ubiquitous.ubiquitous and it was still possible to be out of work for just a few years and never have come into regular contact with one.
21st Feb '15 9:42:34 AM TheLyniezian
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** Also in comeback feature ''Cagney And Lacey: The Return'' (set in the '90s) has Mary-Beth Lacey trying to find another job (having since retired from the force) when Harvey takes ill and can no longer work; as she doesn't want to return to police-type work[[note]]such as working for Christine Cagney, now investigator for the D.A.[[/note]] a lot of the jobs she tries for are clerical/secretarial work, but she fails at interviews due to lack of computer skills (she's typed plenty of reports, but only on a typewriter). Obviously dating it to the '90s as computers were really becoming ubiquitous.
21st Feb '15 9:37:13 AM TheLyniezian
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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: Some of the tropes mentioned above, as well as the (occasional) treatment of gender roles, the presence of typewriters and rotary dial phones in the squadroom, etc. can tend to make it this.

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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: Some What we see as regards gender roles (i.e. women being accepted in a traditionally male occupation, but only recently and with occasional misgivings), TheBigRottenApple nature of the tropes mentioned above, as well as the (occasional) treatment of gender roles, New York setting, the presence of typewriters and rotary dial phones in the squadroom, etc. can tend date the show to make it this.the period it's made.
21st Feb '15 9:34:23 AM TheLyniezian
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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: Some of the tropes mentioned above, as well as the (occasional) treatment of gender roles, the presence of typewriters and rotary dial phones in the squadroom, etc. can tend to make it this.
5th Nov '14 9:48:09 PM Anicomicgeek
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** His partner also helped [[Series/{{Alias}} Sydney Bristow]].

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** [[Creator/CarlLumbly His partner partner]] also helped [[Series/{{Alias}} Sydney Bristow]].
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