Adam-12 (TV Series 1968–1975) Poster



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Followed by 

The New Adam-12 (1989) (TV Series)

Spun-off from 

Dragnet 1967 (1967) (TV Series)

Referenced in 

Dragnet 1967: Internal Affairs: DR-20 (1968) (TV Episode)
Joe Friday and Bill Gannon meet Pete Malloy and Jim Reed.
The D.A.: The People vs. Saydo (1971) (TV Episode)
Officers Malloy and Reed appear in the conclusion of a crossover with The D.A. (1971) that begins on Adam-12: The Radical (1971).
Emergency!: The Wedsworth-Townsend Act (1972) (TV Episode)
The cast of Adam-12 ( Milner,McCord ) appears in this movie!
Rhoda: Kiss Your Epaulets Goodbye (1975) (TV Episode)
The show is mentioned by name by one of the police detectives.
Saturday Night Live: Ron Nessen/Patti Smith Group (1976) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during lie detector skit
Confessions of the D.A. Man (1978) (TV Movie)
Officer Malloy and Reed appear in this movie
The Brother from Another Planet (1984)
A policeman makes reference to the series: "They never shoulda taken that show off the air."
My Best Friend Is a Vampire (1987)
Mentioned by Jeremy over the police radio
Heathers (1988)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: SST: Death Flight (1989) (TV Episode)
"Wasn't he on Adam 12"
The Spirit of '76 (1990)
Adam-11's name is a play on the TV show's title.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Catalina Caper (1990) (TV Episode)
Joel: 1 Adam-12, see the man whose shins were stolen.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: It Conquered the World (1991) (TV Episode)
Crow: "One Adam 12, One Adam 12, seize the stupid monster."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Unearthly (1991) (TV Episode)
Servo: 1 Adam-12, movie needs resuscitation.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: War of the Colossal Beast (1991) (TV Episode)
Tom: "One Adam-12, seize the mare."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Master Ninja II (1992) (TV Episode)
Crow: "One Adam-12, stop the movie."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Giant Gila Monster (1992) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Adam-12, what are you doing in Wisconsin?"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Being from Another Planet (1992) (TV Episode)
Crow: "One Adam-12, see the crawler."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Attack of the Eye Creatures (1992) (TV Episode)
Joel: "One Adam-12, see the hand."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Human Duplicators (1992) (TV Episode)
Tom: "One Adam-12, One Adam-12"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Mitchell (1993) (TV Episode)
Servo: Meanwhile on an Adam-12 episode not far away...
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Wild World of Batwoman (1993) (TV Episode)
Adam-12 is mentioned
Police Quest: Open Season (1993) (Video Game)
The man at the check-in window of the impound lot asks Carey "You ever patrol with those two guys from Adam-12?".
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Thing That Couldn't Die (1997) (TV Episode)
"One Adam Rich, one Adam Roarke."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Undead (1997) (TV Episode)
Servo: 1 Adam-12 see thousest the main corner of Coldwater and Mullholland.
In & Out (1997)
Peter Malloy
Bait (2000)
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Show No. 337 (2001) (TV Episode)
Referenced in "Hoedown".
A Guy Thing (2003)
Stargate SG-1: Chimera (2004) (TV Episode)
Pete initially lies to Sam by telling her that he became a cop because he loved shows like Adam-12 (1968), Starsky and Hutch (1975) and Barney Miller (1975) as a kid.
Tripping the Rift: Extreme Chode (2004) (TV Episode)
Adam Shatner's son is called Adam 12
Tripping the Rift: The Movie (2008) (Video)
Adam 12 mentioned
Everybody Hates Chris: Everybody Hates Gretzky (2008) (TV Episode)
Kill Moves calls "One-Adam-12"
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.43 (2008) (TV Episode)
Included in a $16,000 question
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.145 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $200 clue in the category "TV Numbers"
Chase: Father Figure (2011) (TV Episode)
A Houston police officer identifies his patrol unit over the radio as "1 Adam 12," which is the same patrol unit identification used by the main characters in the classic TV series Adam-12 (1968).
Childrens Hospital: The Chet Episode (2011) (TV Episode)
Chet's radio call sign is "One Arkin 12," "One Sandler 12," and "One Carolla 12" - all Adams.
Californication: The Ride-Along (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Pastor Mike Online: Episode #1.64 (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
Sense8: Limbic Resonance (2015) (TV Episode)
Will gets a radio call to "1-Adam-12", the call sign of the main characters in Adam 12.
Beyond the Gates (2016)
John mentions the show when talking about Derek's uniform.
Jay Leno's Garage: Crime Fighters (2016) (TV Episode)
a caption says that the Plymouth Belvedere was used on the show
The Loud House: Fool's Paradise/Job Insecurity (2017) (TV Episode)
A police car with the number 12 on it is shown on TV.
The Cinema Snob: Bummer! (2017) (TV Episode)
"Tonight on Adam-12, our boys in blue shoot a rapist in the head. It's Sweeps week!"
Golic and Wingo: Episode #1.49 (2018) (TV Episode)
A viewer's Twitter 'handle' is "1 Adam 12"; Mike Golic says that this was the call sign used on the series
Ghosted: The Wire (2018) (TV Episode)
One of the shows Leroy has finished watching

Featured in 

Frontline: LAPD Blues (2001) (TV Episode)
At least one clip from the "Adam-12" series was included in this "Frontline" episode.
TV Land Moguls (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
shown in Jack Webb segment
I Love the '70s: Volume 2: 1970 (2006) (TV Episode)
Shown as part of the 1970 episode, even though it originally aired in 1968.
Inherent Vice (2014)
Doc is watching an episode on TV and spots Bigfoot as one of the extras in the scene

Spoofed in 

The Carol Burnett Show: Episode #7.13 (1973) (TV Episode)
Parodied as "Adam and Eve 12".
Nashville Beat (1989) (TV Movie)
McCord and Milner are reunited as law officers

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