McCloud/The Day New York Turned Blue

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The Day New York Turned Blue
Season 6, Episode 6
Airdate February 22, 1976
Production Number 43310
Written by Glen A. Larson
Directed by E.W. Swackhamer
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The Day New York Turned Blue is the sixth episode of the sixth season of McCloud, and the thirty-ninth episode overall.

Guest Stars: Rick Weaver (Wilder), Gig Young (Jack Hefferman), William Daniels (R.P. Pearson), Bernadette Peters (Bebe Murchinson), Michael Pataki (Officer Rizzo), Marge Redmond (Mrs. Johnson), Val Bisoglio (Cheney), Herbert Jefferson, Jr. (Doctor), Alex Nicol (Commissioner Denton), Paul Lambert (Constantine), Nancy Fox (Maggie)


Plot Overview

It bacomes a busy Night for the City of New York,especially for the Police,and in particular,McCloud.A Police Strike,an incident where a Man is spray-painted blue,and a Man name Hefferman is guarded by a small group of Police,not to mention a snow Blizzard,all make for an interesting night.This Man Hefferman is offering to provide information about some top ranking Criminal in exchange for immunity,and protection.Guarding Hefferman won't be easy,when the majority of the Police are planning to strike.Plus there is an infiltrator within the Police Station giving information to his Bosses on the goings on within the Department.Some Federal Marshals have been called to escort Hefferman to a Safe House.The infiltrator has alerted his Bosses as to when they can raid the Police Station,and how many men will be needed.If becomes a matter of who arrives first.And,who survives the raid.


This episode has some familiar faces:Bernadette Peters,Della Reese,Carl Weathers,William Daniels,Gig Young,and Paul Lambert,to name afew.

Arc Advancement



McCloud,Broadhurst,Chief Clifford,etc.



Rick Weaver who plays the infiltrator is Dennis Weavers real-life Son.

Behind the Scenes

Allusions and References

Memorable Moments

Hefferman,and his date hiding in a Closet when two assasins come to kill Hefferman.McCloud,and some of the Police playing Possums to fool the crook who is being held in the Jail Cell next to the one Hefferman is residing in.The attack by the Mob Bosses Men,in the darken Lobby.



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