The cast of "Hill Street Blues"
Hill Street Blues was a popular police drama that ran on NBC from 1981 until 1987. The show takes place on the fictional "Hill Street", with "Blues" referring to the blue uniforms police officers wear. The show was praised for its critical themes and production innovations at the time. By the time the show ended in 1987, Hill Street Blues had a large following and some of the actors themselves had actually broken through!