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McMillan & Wife 

San Francisco Police Commissioner Stewart "Mac" McMillan and his amateur detective wife keep their marriage unpredictable while solving the city's most baffling crimes.

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Leonard Stern
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Rock Hudson ...  Stewart McMillan 40 episodes, 1971-1977
John Schuck ...  Sgt. Charles Enright / ... 39 episodes, 1971-1977
Susan Saint James ...  Sally McMillan 34 episodes, 1971-1976
Nancy Walker ...  Mildred 32 episodes, 1971-1976
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Storyline

Attorney and US Navy vet Stewart "Mac" McMillan is appointed Commissioner of Police for the city of San Francisco. He often handles the very high profile cases personally. Helping him out on many of them is his wife Sally, who's father was a detective for the SFPD. In fact, Sally gets so involved that she often puts herself in harms way. They are often assisted by Mac's loyal, but somewhat inept assistant Sgt. Charlie Enright and their hard drinking, smart mouthed live in maid Mildred. Sadly, a few years after Mac's appointment Sally dies in a plane crash. Also, Mildred quits her position and is replaced by her scatterbrained sister Agatha. Also, in later years Enright is promoted to lieutenant. Written by Brian Washington <Sargebri@att.net>

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When it comes to solving crime, two heads are better than one. See more »

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 September 1971 (USA) See more »

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McMillan See more »

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(15 episodes) | (24 episodes) | (pilot)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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In 1971 Rock Hudson was 46. Susan Saint James was 25. No one batted an eye that she was young enough to be his daughter. See more »

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The San Francisco Police Department has always been helmed by a Police Chief, not a Police Commissioner. See more »

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Referenced in Home Improvement: Bewitched (1998) See more »

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The Nick and Nora of the 1970's
27 March 2003 | by SargebriSee all my reviews

This show definitely was inspired by the Thin Man. This was a very light hearted detective show and Rock Hudson and Susan St. James were a perfect match. Forget about all the revelations that came up after Hudson's death. Just look at the show for how well it was written. Also, Nancy Walker and John Schuck gave the show its perfect comic relief as Mildred and Enright respectively.


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