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The Streets of San Francisco 

A veteran cop with more than twenty years of experience is teamed with a young Inspector to solve crimes in San Francisco, California.

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Edward Hume
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5   4   3   2   1  
1977   1976   1975   1974   1973   1972  
Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 4 wins & 21 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Karl Malden ...  Detective Lt. Mike Stone 120 episodes, 1972-1977
Michael Douglas ...  Inspector Steve Keller 98 episodes, 1972-1976
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Storyline

A pair of plainclothes homicide detectives, Lieutenant Mike Stone and Inspector Steve Keller, cruise the streets of San Francisco, California solving a variety of crimes, usually involving murder. Stone is the street-smart twenty-year veteran cop, and Keller is the college-educated rookie. Much of the series' success was due to the friendly by-play and relationship between the two leads. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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Rugged drama of the city and its people. Starring Karl Malden and co-starring Michael Douglas (season 1)

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Action | Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 December 1978 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Las calles de San Francisco See more »

Filming Locations:

San Francisco, California, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(119 episodes) | (pilot)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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Trivia

The studio prop black and white marked SFPD radio cars were authentic-looking with one exception: in early episodes the studio cars had twin 2-lamp revolving roof-mounted red lights or 2 roof-mounted forward steady-burning red lights on opposite sides of the center 4-lamp revolving red light, while authentic marked SFPD black-and-white radio car roof-mounted emergency lights had one forward steady-burning red light and one rear-facing flashing amber light on opposite sides of the center 4-lamp revolving red light. See more »

Crazy Credits

End credits (from seasons 2-5): Photographed Completely On Location in San Francisco. In season 1, the production was split with exteriors filmed in San Francisco and interior scenes filmed at the Burbank Studios in Burbank, California. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Radar Secret Service (1993) See more »

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A Plea to bring Streets of San Francisco back to viewers
19 August 2006 | by deefeeSee all my reviews

Please make a DVD package available for Streets of San Francisco!! This series was one that our family dropped everything to sit and watch together. Drama, suspense, great characters and plot lines and clean language all wrapped up in a 1-hour weekly show. How could you miss having a faithful audience? In 1973 my infant daughter became a (family) star on the episode titled "Most Feared in the Jungle." How many moms can say that they met Karl Malden and Michael Douglas, who commented on how cute the baby is?? I would LOVE to have a copy of it, along with the rest of the series.

To whatever powers that be, I sincerely request that Streets be put on DVD. Thanks for listening!


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