87th Precinct/Man in a Jam

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Man in a Jam
Season 1, Episode 16
Airdate January 8, 1962
Written by Donn Mullally
Directed by James Sheldon
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Man in a Jam is the sixteenth episode of the first season of 87th Precinct, and the sixteenth episode overall.

Guest Stars: Sheila Bromley (Mrs. Holt), Lin McCarthy (Cleve Tompson), Joey Walsh (Joey Holt), Michael Fox (Grossman), Robert Sampson (Jerry Young), Paul Genge (Lt. Burns), Howard Wendell (Ben Lake), Ed Peck (Mike Waring), Jerry Dexter (Pat), Mel Jass (Jim), Pamela Curran (Miss Barnes), Joann Waddell (Gloria Ranes), Jean Carroll (Model)


Plot Overview

A man calls the precinct, claiming that he blacked out after killing his fiancee. Carella refuses to buy his confession, suspecting that he's suffering from some sort of mental condition, but there are a few things that don't add up, leading Carella to arrest the man to get him to reveal crucial evidence.


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