Picks and Pans Review: Hill Street Blues

updated 01/19/1981 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 01/19/1981 AT 01:00 AM EST

NBC (10-11 p.m. ET)

Judging from the first episode, this comedy-drama series about police coping with crime in an inner-city ghetto will be unusually gritty and well acted. Daniel J. Travanti, Veronica Hamel and Michael Conrad are featured. (Premiere)

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