The officers are assigned a replacement car for one shift. However it has only 300 miles to go before it is retired and has the usual problems to go with its age. The car surges and the glove compartment door keeps opening onto Reed's knees. While on patrol Reed spots a young woman hot wiring a car. A second call is about a man snooping around a house. The radiator bursts a hose and sprays steam as they try to sneak up on the man who, it turns out, used to live there. After a broken water hose is replaced, the men pull over a man for no tail lights. Luckily they don't give him a ticket as he points out they have no tail lights. A neighbor to a warehouse calls in a report of men loading items at the warehouse for the first time in eight years at night. After investigating the officers call for backup to arrest the thieves. Upon returning to patrol Malloy makes Reed drive but when they receive a call the car dies due to cracked distributor cap. Once back on patrol again they go in ...
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A rare episode where Jim gets to drive for a while. See more
Although Malloy and Reed are issued a Plymouth Belvedere as a replacement car, in many long shots and close ups they are in their usual Matador. See more