"Hill Street Station" The series gets off to a powerful start as stalwart Hill Street Precinct Capt.
Frank Furillo endures a string of personal and professional crises.
John Walsh), Bob Harders (Unger), Alma Beltran (tenant), Joe Rosario (Puerto Rican suspect), Julia Calderon (abused woman), Lou Joffred (Dicostanza) writer: Michael Kozoll & Steven Bochco; director: Robert Butler Against all odds, Furillo supports La Rue in the bribery case brought against him by Macafee.
The captain also petitions Davenport to help his troubled detective.
As part of "Operation: Duckling," Belker and several others reluctantly don women's clothing to lure out a rapist. Goldblume is plagued by self-doubts after he loses a jumper.
Esterhaus assuages Bates' hurt feelings after an encounter with the tactless Hunter.
Hill and Renko arrest a car thief whose mechanical genius proves both valuable and troublesome at the station.
Frank consults Joyce after Fay - in a letter from her attorney - threatens to garnish his wages for more child support.
A dirty cop involved in a drug buy offers the troubled La Rue a bribe - then frames him when he attempts to return the money.