Hill Street Blues

This groundbreaking and award-winning NBC crime drama provided a very realistic view into the lives of the dedicated cops and detectives of an urban police station. From January 1981 to August 1986, the show ran on Thursdays at 10/9 Central, with occasional repeats on Saturdays at 10/9 Central. From August 1986 to August 1987 first-run episodes aired Tuesdays at 10/9 Central.

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Season From To Episodes
All Seasons
Specials April 2014 10
Season 1 January 1981 May 1981 17
Season 2 October 1981 May 1982 18
Season 3 September 1982 May 1983 22
Season 4 October 1983 May 1984 22
Season 5 September 1984 May 1985 23
Season 6 September 1985 April 1986 22
Season 7 October 1986 May 1987 22
Unassigned Episodes 0
Season From To Episodes
All Seasons
Specials 0
Season 1 January 1981 May 1981 17
Season 2 October 1981 May 1982 18
Unassigned Episodes 121
Absolute ordering places all episodes in a single ordered season. This is generally used for anime.
Season From To Episodes
Season 1 0
Unassigned Episodes 156
Name Number of Episodes Dates
Jeffrey Lewis 82 12/03/1981 - 05/12/1987
Steven Bochco 78 01/15/1981 - 09/26/1985
David Milch 69 09/30/1982 - 05/12/1987
Michael Wagner 42 01/07/1982 - 02/10/1987
Anthony Yerkovich 37 02/07/1981 - 05/12/1983
Mark Frost (I) 27 11/18/1982 - 05/16/1985
Michael Kozoll 26 01/15/1981 - 03/18/1982
Jacob Epstein 24 11/22/1984 - 04/03/1986
Karen Hall 17 10/28/1982 - 05/10/1984
Robert Ward 17 11/07/1985 - 03/10/1987
Roger Director 13 02/09/1984 - 05/09/1985
Walon Green 11 09/26/1985 - 03/27/1986
Elia Katz 8 11/15/1984 - 11/14/1985
Dick Wolf 8 10/31/1985 - 03/13/1986
David Stenn 3 11/08/1984 - 01/24/1985
John Romano 3 10/02/1986 - 05/12/1987
Robert Crais 3 11/12/1981 - 12/10/1981
Jonathan Lemkin 3 03/27/1986 - 02/10/1987
Steve Bello 2 10/16/1986 - 02/10/1987
Christian Williams 2 02/03/1987 - 05/05/1987
Terry Curtis Fox 2 10/09/1986 - 12/02/1986
David Black 2 12/23/1986 - 03/31/1987
Robert Schlitt 2 03/06/1986 - 04/03/1986
Jerry Patrick Brown 2 02/27/1986 - 12/09/1986
Peter Silverman 2 11/10/1983 - 01/20/1987
Lee David Zlotoff 2 02/14/1981 - 03/14/1981
Dennis Cooper 2 12/15/1983 - 01/19/1984
Alan Rachins 1 03/25/1981
Jeff Melvoin 1 03/17/1987
Frank South 1 02/07/1985
Jerome Portman 1 03/17/1987
George Goldsmith 1 03/17/1987
John William See 1 02/27/1986
Robert Earll 1 11/11/1982
Bob Woodward 1 02/03/1987
Philip Combest 1 02/10/1983
Ron Koertge 1 03/03/1987
E. Jack Kaplan 1 03/07/1981
Bill Taub 1 02/28/1981
Barry Jay Kaplan 1 09/26/1985
John Mankiewicz 1 02/06/1986
Jody Taylor-Worth 1 04/07/1987
Duncan Smith 1 03/06/1986
Neil Eglash 1 02/10/1987
Russ Woody 1 02/06/1986
Joseph Gunn 1 01/27/1983
Elias Katz 1 01/10/1985
David Mamet 1 01/13/1987
John Litvack 1 03/31/1987
Marjorie David 1 01/06/1987
Thom Thomas 1 02/18/1982
Mchael Wagner 1 01/28/1982
Darrell Vienna 1 10/02/1986
Floyd Byars 1 11/08/1984
Name Number of Episodes Dates
Gregory Hoblit 16 03/14/1981 - 05/16/1985
Christian I. Nyby II 12 01/27/1983 - 03/17/1987
Rick Wallace 10 04/28/1983 - 10/03/1985
David Anspaugh 10 11/12/1981 - 10/20/1983
John Patterson 9 01/24/1985 - 03/31/1987
Thomas Carter 9 02/11/1982 - 12/06/1984
Georg Stanford Brown 7 02/07/1981 - 03/06/1986
Gabrielle Beaumont 7 11/17/1983 - 11/13/1986
Scott Brazil 6 11/22/1984 - 10/09/1986
Robert Butler 6 01/15/1981 - 11/19/1981
Stan Lathan 5 10/31/1985 - 05/12/1987
Mark Frost 5 05/12/1983 - 02/07/1985
Jeff Bleckner 5 01/07/1982 - 11/08/1984
Randa Haines 4 12/10/1981 - 12/15/1983
Corey Allen 4 05/26/1981 - 05/03/1984
Don Weis 4 11/06/1986 - 05/05/1987
Ben Bolt 4 09/26/1985 - 10/30/1986
Dale White 3 12/02/1986 - 02/10/1987
Alexander Singer 3 10/27/1983 - 10/24/1985
Arnold Laven 3 02/14/1981 - 02/18/1982
Arthur Allan Seidelman 3 11/10/1983 - 03/15/1984
Jack Starrett 2 03/14/1981
John Hancock 2 11/07/1985 - 12/12/1985
Bill Duke 2 11/03/1983 - 11/15/1984
Lawrence H. Levy 1 02/25/1982
Arthur Alan Seidelman 1 01/26/1984
Robert C. Thompson 1 03/21/1981
Richard Compton 1 01/12/1984
Ed Sherin 1 12/09/1986
Oz Scott 1 02/03/1983
Robert Kelljan 1 11/18/1982
David Rosenbloom 1 02/17/1983
Ken Lavet 1 04/07/1987
Michael Switzer 1 03/27/1986
Rod Holcomb 1 12/03/1981
Name Number of Episodes Dates
Tom Stevens 5 01/24/1981 - 05/19/1981

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