87th Precinct/Give the Boys a Great Big Hand

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Give the Boys a Great Big Hand
Season 1, Episode 17
Airdate January 15, 1962
Written by Shimon Wincelberg (teleplay), Evan Hunter (story)
Directed by Don Weis
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Give the Boys a Great Big Hand is the seventeenth episode of the first season of 87th Precinct, and the seventeenth episode overall.

Guest Stars: Roxanne Arlen (Taffy), Barry Atwater (Charles Tudor), Michael Forest (Karl Andrade), Asa Maynor (Receptionist), Suzi Carnell (Milly Andrade), Lorna Thayer (Mrs. Livingston), Dennis McCarthy (Lab Man), Dal McKennon (Dr. Blaney), Herb Vigran (Detective Bertholdi), George Neise (Piat), Theodore Marcuse (Capt. Komer), Norman Grabowski (Linowski), Wade Crosby (Harry), Charles Tannen (Simms)


Plot Overview

A patrolman finds a disembodied hand in a garbage can and drops it off at the precinct, and the detectives launch a homicide investigation to find the owner of the appendage.


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