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YMMV: Adam-12
  • Anvilicious:
  • Awesome Music:
    • The theme music.
    • The occasional northern mockingbird in the background.
  • Ho Yay:
  • Product Placement: It seems that about the time they started featuring American Motors Matadors as the primary squad cars, Reed and Malloy started pursuing a lot more AMC cars. Not to mention that Malloy buys an AMC Matador to replace his Mustang in season six.
  • They Just Didn't Care: Due to glare issues, the windshield was removed from the car used for the many in-car scenes, causing the spring-loaded wiper arms to park against the dashboard. No attempt was made to disguise this.
  • Shipping: A lot of Malloy/Reed, as one might expect.
  • Unfortunate Implications: Sometimes come across straight, sometimes as subverted and blithely humorous, as in this exchange:
    Malloy: What do you do?
    Ruth: I work for a firm that sells digital computers. I'm a computer programmer.
    Malloy: *looks her over* Could have fooled me.
    Ruth: Thank you. And you don't look like a cop, either.

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