The Last Precinct

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For the crime novel by Patricia Cornwell, see The Last Precinct (novel).
The Last Precinct
Cast shot for TV show
Genre Comedy
Created by Stephen J. Cannell
Frank Lupo
Directed by Hy Averback
Michael Lange
Starring (See article)
Composer(s) Mike Post (1.1)
Pete Carpenter (1.1)
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 8
Executive producer(s) Stephen J. Cannell
Running time 60 min.
Production company(s) Stephen J. Cannell Productions
Distributor 20th Television
Original channel NBC
Original run January 26, 1986 (1986-01-26) – May 30, 1986 (1986-05-30)

The Last Precinct is an American comedy series that aired on NBC from January to May 1986 on Friday Night at 9:00pm. The series stars Adam West as Capt. Rick Wright, leading a group of misfit police academy rejects.[1] The pilot for the Stephen J. Cannell series debuted after Super Bowl XX in 1986, but the show was canceled within two months of its April premiere.[2] This was the only sitcom from Stephen J. Cannell Productions.


An odd mix of cops, including a transsexual and an Elvis impersonator, are given one final opportunity to distinguish themselves in the field of law enforcement, when they are assigned to the 56th, LA's seediest and most woebegone precinct. Under the leadership of Capt. Rick Wright, these losers-in-blue attempt possible redemption, if they can make an arrest without killing themselves.[3]


Episode list[edit]

Title Air date
1 "The Last Precinct" 1986.Jan.26
2 "The Gorilla-Gram" 1986.Apr.11
3 "Mr. Cool" 1986.Apr.18
4 "I Want My Mummy" 1986.Apr.25
5 "Never Cross a Vampire" 1986.May.02
6 "A Ghost of a Chance" 1986.May.09
7 "Toehold" 1986.May.16
8 "Three-Ring Circus" 1986.May.30


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