Hill Street Blues/Invasion of the Third World Body Snatchers

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Invasion of the Third World Body Snatchers
Season 2, Episode 18
Airdate May 13, 1982
Production Number 8005-1418
Written by Steven Bochco,
Anthony Yerkovich,
Jeffrey Lewis,
Michael Wagner
Directed by Gregory Hoblit
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Invasion of the Third World Body Snatchers is the eighteenth episode of the second season of Hill Street Blues, and the thirty-fifth episode overall.

Starring: Daniel J. Travanti (Captain Frank Furillo), Michael Conrad (Sergeant Phil Esterhaus), Michael Warren (Officer Bobby Hill), Bruce Weitz (Sergeant Mick Belker), James B. Sikking (Lieutenant Howard Hunter), Joe Spano (Detective Henry Goldblume), Barbara Bosson (Fay Furillo), Taurean Blacque (Detective Neal Washington), Kiel Martin (Detective J.D. LaRue), René Enríquez (Lieutenant Ray Calletano), Betty Thomas (Officer Lucille Bates), Ed Marinaro (Officer Joe Coffey)

Charles Haid (Officer Andy Renko)

and Veronica Hamel (Joyce Davenport)

Guest Starring: Thomas Carter (Donald Lilly), Gail Strickland (Gail Kennedy), Alley Mills (Tracy Renko), Morgan Woodward (John Renko), Michael C. Gwynne (Farley), Richard Roat (Mr. Farnsworth)

Also Starring: Hector Elias (Mr. Hernandez), J. Patrick McNamara (Commander William Lakeland)

Co-Starring: Joanelle Nadine Romero (Maria Hernandez), Eleanor McCoy (Coretta), Terry Wills (Medical Examiner), Angus Duncan (Marshall Paxton), Lynn Chaplin (Vivian Walkerman), Robert Hirschfeld (Leo Schnitz)

with Nathan Adler (Standing Wino), Arnold Turner (Boyfriend), James Hardie (Apprentice), Melanie Massey (Laurie the Clerk), Dan Chambers (Flower Man), Heshimu Cumbuka (Pimp)


Plot Overview

Belker goes undercover as a wino to nab a killer. Davenport puts her and Frank's vacation on hold to defend a man accused of rape who she believes is innocent. After Renko's dad dies, the car with his body is stolen and chased in hot pursuit around the city. Washington pleads to Furillo to get LaRue back as a partner.


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