Police Story (1973–1987)
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Requiem for an Informer 

Detectives Calabrese and Jameson use a junkie as an informant to find a violent gang of bank robbers.


Marvin J. Chomsky (as Marvin Chomsky)


Joseph Wambaugh (creator), Sy Salkowitz | 1 more credit »


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Marjoe Gortner ... Stan
Don Meredith ... Officer Bert Jameson
Michael Ansara ... Baldy
Sharon Farrell ... Bobbie
John Larch ... Maury
Tony Lo Bianco ... Tony Calabrese
Scott Brady ... Vinnie
Claudette Nevins ... Ellen Calabrese
Rex Holman ... Don
Kenneth Tobey ... McWalters (as Ken Tobey)
Mews Small ... Shirley (as Marya Small)
Arell Blanton Arell Blanton ... Policeman #1
Mwako Cumbuka ... Willy
James McCallion ... Charlie
Fred Villani Fred Villani ... Driver


Detectives Calabrese and Jameson use a junkie as an informant to find a violent gang of bank robbers.

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Release Date:

9 October 1973 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


Marjoe Gortner's girl on this EP was called "Bobbie". 3 yrs later, made a movie ,which has since become a cult-classic, called: "Bobbie Jo and the Outlaw" in which Lynda Carter played his girl, 'Bobbie'. See more »

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Great episode with great stars
17 March 2009 | by udar55See all my reviews

The star power of the show is displayed right off the bat with this season 1 second episode starring Tony Lo Bianco (who was fresh off THE HONEYMOON KILLERS and THE FRENCH CONNECTION). Det. Tony Calabrese (Lo Bianco) is trying to get info on a bank robbing group lead by a guy nicknamed Baldie. He turns to a small time crook and junkie Stan (Marjoe Gortner) to try and get a feel for the word on the street. Over time, Tony begins to trust and care about Stan. This is a great episode with strong performances by both Lo Bianco and Gortner, but you can pretty much guess where it will end up. Lo Bianco's Calabrese character popped up sporadically over the series first three years. Co-starring Michael Ansara and Sharon Farrell.

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