* TheDanza: In an episode telecast 01/14/75, Riikka Pitkonen plays a character named Riikka Kekkonen.
* DirectedByCastMember: Season 4 episode "The Grandmothers" was directed by Ozzie Nelson, who also plays a robbery victim in one scene.
* FanNickname: There is a gold Ford Mustang that frequently appears in stock footage and various outside scenes. Fans call it the "stalker Mustang", due to jokes about it/its owner following the guys.
* [[HeyItsThatGuy Hey It's That Guy]]: [[Series/{{Route66}} And he's still driving a car!]]
** It's [[{{Series/Lassie}} Timmy's mom]] (she didn't fall in the well, though)!
** Some woman stole [[LeaveItToBeaver Wally's]] new car just as he got back from 'Nam! Ward's gonna clobber him!
** [[TheDickVanDykeShow Buddy Sorell]] is a Mermaid who's [[ActorAllusion heard all the jokes]].
** [[Franchise/{{Emergency}} John Gage's]] girlfriend tried to get him busted for burglary and Chet Kelly was delivering pizzas.
** [[{{LaughIn}} Jo Anne Worley]] as a roller derby queen who socks it to a thief (and has the hots for Malloy).
** [[Film/RepoMan Bud]] apparently was a welfare hustler before he started repossessing cars.
** [[Series/TheBionicWoman Jaime Sommers]] was flirting with Officer Reed!
** [[Film/AnimalHouse Otter]] stole a horse!
** [[Series/ThePartridgeFamily Keith Partridge]] was a drug addled teen. In one episode of this show, I mean.
** [[Series/TheWaltons Grandma Walton]] helped herself to a vacationing neighbor's living room furniture.
** [[Film/SilenceOfTheLambs Clarice Starling]] and her best friend got themselves stuck on the roof of their elementary school.
** [[Series/TheMunsters Eddie Munster]] was the head of a gang of child burglars (he only did it because [[{{Film/Psycho}} Mother]] told him to).
** [[Series/GeneralHospital Roy DiLucca]] saved someone from a warehouse fire [[spoiler:after he started it while robbing the place.]]
** [[Series/GreenAcres Mr. Haney]] got wasted and was directing traffic in the middle of a busy intersection.
** Some mean punks ran over [[Series/CharlesInCharge Buddy Lembeck's]] football.
** A vigilante private citizen thumb cuffed [[Series/StElsewhere Victor Ehrlich]] for supposedly stealing a set of mag wheels.
** [[Series/BlackSheepSquadron Pappy Boyington]] became a Los Angeles County District Attorney.
** [[Franchise/PerryMason Della Street's]] teenage daughter got busted for dealing drugs. Although with the right lawyer she'll probably stand [[ThePerryMasonMethod a good chance of beating the rap.]]
** [[Series/{{Bewitched}} Darrin Stephens]] got into a battle with his neighbor over the use of a boat. [[DownerEnding It didn't end well.]]
** [[Series/{{Mash}} Frank Burns]] left the medical profession after the war and became an LA detective.
** [[Series/TheDickVanDykeShow Sally Rogers]] thought a rattlesnake had snuck into her suitcase on a trip to Phoenix (it was an electric toothbrush).
** [[Franchise/CharlieChan Number One Son]] got involved in a gang war in Chinatown.
** [[Film/TheBreakfastClub Principal Vernon's]] daughter was kidnapped (which may explain why he has no tolerance for hoodlums).
** After missing the last train to Clarksville, [[Series/TheMonkees Micky]] went to LA and wound up in a motorcycle gang.
** [[Series/HogansHeroes Sergeant Carter]] was taking pictures of a naked girl out on Venice Beach (probably learned the fine art of nude photography from Hogan).
** [[Series/FamilyAffair Jody Davis]] got caught buzzing around Los Angeles on a hopped up dirt bike. Mr. French should have kept a better eye on him.
** [[Series/EightIsEnough Tom Bradford]] was a raving drunk, which may be why his son [[Series/EightIsEnough Tommy]] tried to run away to Montana in the next episode.
* LifeImitatesArt: Kent [=McCord=] (Jim Reed) worked as a Los Angeles Reserve police officer later in life. Reserve police are volunteer or paid police, whose duties vary by jurisdiction. He's now retired.
* TheOtherDarrin: Jean Reed was played by two different actresses, and her incarnation in season seven is practically SameCharacterButDifferent. [[TheSeventies The decade]] can account for her radically different wardrobe and hairstyle choices, but also gone is the understanding Jean Reed who knew the risks and was happy anyway, until in the final episodes she almost seems to resent her husband's job.
* YouLookFamiliar: Gary Crosby was a part-time regular as Officer Ed Wells on Adam-12 and appeared in three different roles (the first time as a firefighter, the second time as a publicity-happy paramedic, the third as an animal control officer in a PoorlyDisguisedPilot) in ''Franchise/{{Emergency}}''.
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