Starsky and Hutch (1975–1979)
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The Crying Child 

When their schoolteacher friend, Carol Wade, discovers a terrible secret about one of her students, she turns to Starsky and Hutch for help. They learn about the challenges facing the Child Abuse Unit.

Directors:

Georg Stanford Brown, Randal Kleiser (uncredited)

Writers:

William Blinn (created by), James Schmerer | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
David Soul ... Det. Ken 'Hutch' Hutchinson
Paul Michael Glaser ... Det. Dave Starsky
Antonio Fargas ... Huggy Bear (credit only)
Bernie Hamilton ... Capt. Harold Dobey
Dee Wallace ... Carol Wade
Linda Dano ... Janet Mayer
Rosalind Cash ... Sgt. Sheila Peterson
Meeno Peluce ... Guy Mayer
Mike Lane ... Eddie Mayer (as Michael Lane)
Jason Ronard ... Coop
Tara Tyson Tara Tyson ... Gwen Larson
Al White ... Franklin
Val Gould Val Gould ... Market Owner
Tony Goodstone Tony Goodstone ... Officer Bering (as Anthony Goodstone)
Nancy McKeon ... Vikki Mayer
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Storyline

When their schoolteacher friend, Carol Wade, discovers a terrible secret about one of her students, she turns to Starsky and Hutch for help. They learn about the challenges facing the Child Abuse Unit.

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Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Language:

English

Release Date:

22 October 1977 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The opening of this episode was the same opening from the second episode,Nightmare, from season 2, Lisa that hutch mentioned was the mentally challenged lead character from that episode, including the Laundry scene. The did this once before, using an opening from a previous aired episode. See more »

Goofs

Shadow top right when Eddie Mayer reveals his ex-wife's nightmarish childhood to Starsky, Hutch, and Sgt. Sheila Peterson. See more »

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