The WORST episodes of Cagney & Lacey
Every episode of Cagney & Lacey ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of Cagney & Lacey!
Mary Beth Lacey and Chris Cagney are teamed up as NYPD detectives in this landmark series. Their opposing personalities (one is tough and the other sensitive) mesh to make this one of the greatest crime-fighting duos of all time.
#1 - Beauty Burglars
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/8/1982
Cagney and Lacey lead an investigation into a series of robberies at exclusive beauty salons committed by assailants posing as cops.
#10 - The Gang's All Here
Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired 3/28/1983
The detectives of the 14th precinct set out to bring the perpetrators to justice after they are robbed of their guns, shields and possessions while celebrating Petrie's promotion at a bar--except for La Guardia, who found the experience so humiliating that he wants to resign.
#14 - Witness to an Incident
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/25/1982
A young policeman's career hangs in the balance when Cagney and Lacey can't agree on the circumstances surrounding the fatal shooting of a civilian.
#15 - High Steel
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/15/1982
Harvey aids Chris and Mary Beth as they investigate the suspicious death of a former co-worker of his who fell from a high-rise.
#17 - To Sir, With Love
Season 6 - Episode 16 - Aired 2/16/1987
Story by Sandy Sprung and Marcy Vosburgh. Samuels is getting the Distinguished Service Award at a banquet. All Cagney and Lacey have to do is plan the banquet, coordinate the entertainment, get the balloons, and make cannoli. Very funny, especially the cannoli scene.
#18 - Hot Line
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/22/1982
Cagney and Lacey investigate a series of stranglings involving women who worked for an erotic phone line, and Samuels' job is put in jeopardy when he publicly disagrees with his superior about the case.
#21 - American Dream
Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/7/1985
Cagney and Lacey uncover an extortion operation when a series of arsons all seem to benefit the same company; meanwhile, after Harvey gets a promotion, the prospect of finally being able to buy a house hits home for the Lacey's.