The Streets of San Francisco

The WORST episodes of The Streets of San Francisco

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

A veteran cop with more than twenty years of experience is teamed with a young Inspector to solve crimes in San Francisco, California.

Last Updated: 5/4/2022Network: ABC (US)
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Underground
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6.71
7 votes

#1 - Underground

Season 4 - Episode 18 - Aired 1/29/1976

The Twenty-Four Karat Plague
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7.11
9 votes

#2 - The Twenty-Four Karat Plague

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/8/1973

Four men plan to heist radioactive gold over a poker game. Then find out that it is mixed with Uranium.The man smelting and forming the planchets gets radiation poisoning and it goes down hill for them fast.

Time Out
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7.19
32 votes

#3 - Time Out

Season 5 - Episode 23 - Aired 6/2/1977

A San Quentin prison guard must hunt down the criminals who escaped while under his guard.

Directors: Kenneth Gilbert
The Canine Collar
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7.29
7 votes

#4 - The Canine Collar

Season 5 - Episode 24 - Aired 6/9/1977

Mike and Dan pursue a smuggler who will stop at nothing to locate a dog collar containing stolen diamonds

Directors: Harry Falk
Hang Tough
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7.40
5 votes

#5 - Hang Tough

Season 5 - Episode 16 - Aired 2/17/1977

A narcotics cop (Beatty) who has only four months to go till retirement, roughs up a drug pusher (Campos) and plants a knife on him. In the cop's efforts to cover this up, blackmail and murder ensue. A parallel story has to do with uncovering the ""Tucson connection"", a major drug ring operating in San Francisco.

Directors: William Hale
Innocent No More
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7.40
5 votes

#6 - Innocent No More

Season 5 - Episode 17 - Aired 2/24/1977

Mike pushes to get teen gang members, who have made a mockery of the juvenile court, tried as adults.

Directors: Kenneth Gilbert
Betrayed
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7.41
17 votes

#7 - Betrayed

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/20/1973

A young executive stole money from his company, he then robs a bank to replace it. The robbery goes wrong and a security guard is killer and his live in client happens to be working at the bank that day as a part time teller.

Directors: William Hale
No Minor Vices
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7.43
7 votes

#8 - No Minor Vices

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/4/1976

The father of a 16-year old girl murders her ""johns"" one by one, unbeknownst to her.

Directors: William Wiard
Inferno
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7.50
12 votes

#9 - Inferno

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired 2/14/1974

Stone looks for the arsonists who set a fire that killed two firemen.

Directors: Virgil Vogel
The First Day of Forever
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7.56
34 votes

#10 - The First Day of Forever

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/30/1972

Stone and Keller finally get a lead on a serial killer who has been knifing prostitutes when one of the victims survives the attack.

Directors: Walter Grauman
45 Minutes from Home
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7.59
27 votes

#11 - 45 Minutes from Home

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/7/1972

A salesman attending a convention wrongly believes that he is responsible for the death of an attractive female hitchhiker who had lured him to her houseboat.

Directors: Walter Grauman
Whose Little Boy Are You?
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7.60
25 votes

#12 - Whose Little Boy Are You?

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/14/1972

A Vietnam veteran goes AWOL from the army in order to kidnap the son he has never seen.

The Cannibals
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7.60
5 votes

#13 - The Cannibals

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/20/1977

A mobster's son steals loot from his father and seeks protection from federal authorities in exchange for being a material witness against his father.

Directors: Walter Grauman
Interlude
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7.60
5 votes

#14 - Interlude

Season 5 - Episode 19 - Aired 4/28/1977

Refusing to believe he murdered his wife, a man escapes from an institution for the criminally insane to find her.

Directors: Harry Falk
Breakup
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7.60
5 votes

#15 - Breakup

Season 5 - Episode 21 - Aired 5/12/1977

An episode where there are two parallel stories: A small business owner (Roberts) is going through divorce proceedings while his business is in financial straits. His wife's lawyer (Pressman) just happens to also be hunted by a revenge-seeking ex-con (Murdock).

Directors: Harry Falk
The Thirty-Year Pin
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7.69
35 votes

#16 - The Thirty-Year Pin

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/23/1972

When a police officer is fatally shot 3 days before he is due to retire, Stone undertakes a relentless search for the killer.

The Programming of Charlie Blake
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7.69
13 votes

#17 - The Programming of Charlie Blake

Season 3 - Episode 19 - Aired 2/6/1975

Stone and Keller's murder investigation is complicated by an ambitious psychiatrist easer to exploit his patient, a reformed ex-con.

Tower Beyond Tragedy
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7.71
21 votes

#18 - Tower Beyond Tragedy

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/28/1972

Investigating a young woman's death, Stone ends up saving another from murder at the hands of the same mentally-unbalanced man.

Directors: Walter Grauman
Crossfire
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7.73
11 votes

#19 - Crossfire

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired 1/31/1974

Stone and Keller suspect there is more to a string of college campus shootings than meets the eye.

Directors: William Hale
The Streets of San Francisco
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7.75
52 votes

#20 - The Streets of San Francisco

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/16/1972

Detectives Stone and Keller try to reconstruct the final days of a murdered young woman in order to find clues to identify her killer.

Directors: Walter Grauman
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No Badge for Benjy
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7.75
16 votes

#21 - No Badge for Benjy

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/1/1973

A police informant is murdered, and his flinty daughter forces the police to go after his killers.

Directors: Seymour Robbie
Requiem for Murder
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7.75
8 votes

#22 - Requiem for Murder

Season 4 - Episode 17 - Aired 1/22/1976

A bishop tries to protect the person who shot him.

Directors: Harry Falk
Alien Country
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7.75
8 votes

#23 - Alien Country

Season 4 - Episode 22 - Aired 3/11/1976

Directors: Virgil Vogel
Going Home
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7.79
14 votes

#24 - Going Home

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/11/1973

A small timer robs a hardware store and after smacking the owner finds the safe open with two bags of money inside. He think he's hit the big time until he finds "the book". Running from both the mob and the police he runs to Alcatraz.

Directors: Robert Day
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The Bullet
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7.80
20 votes

#25 - The Bullet

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/16/1972

A college professor, shot accidentally while trying to pay off a blackmailer, refuses to co-operate with Stone's investigation for fear that the publicity will lose him an upcoming promotion.

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