The Rookies/Reading, Writing and Angel Dust

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Reading, Writing and Angel Dust
Season 4, Episode 2
Airdate September 16, 1975
Written by Sean Baine
Directed by Phil Bondelli
Produced by Rick Husky
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Reading, Writing and Angel Dust is the second episode of the fourth season of The Rookies, and the seventy-first episode overall.

Starring: Georg Stanford Brown (Officer Terry Webster), Sam Melville (Officer Mike Danko), Bruce Fairbairn (Officer Chris Owens), Kate Jackson (Jill Danko)

and Gerald S. O'Loughlin (Lt. Eddie Ryker)

Guest Starring: Scott Jacoby (Frankie Johnson), Ty Henderson (Andy Turner), Dennis Kort (Tim), Amy Irving (Cindy Mullins)

Special Guest Star: Mitzi Hoag (Marge Johnson)

Co-Starring: Harold Oblong (Doc Merton), Jeane Byron (Mrs. Mullins), Beth Howland (Mrs. Ross)

Featuring: Richard Balin (Doctor), Dennis Erdman (Damon Lewis), Sherry Hursey (Shirley), Ray Underwood (Ralph)


Plot Overview

After witnessing a student fall from a building to his death, Terry, Mike and Chris intensify their efforts to find out who's pushing drugs on campus. Sadly, Mike discovers that the pusher is the son of a close friend of his and Jill's.


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