The Blue Knight

The Blue Knight

1975, Crime
A policeman knows the inner-city neighborhood that he patrols on foot.

Episode Guide

  • The Blue Knight - Death Echo (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Death Echo

    Bumper's (George Kennedy) suspicions are aroused by a man who confesses to four brutal murders and supplies undisclosed details about the crimes.

  • The Blue Knight - Throwaway (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:


    Bumper is suspended and faces murder charges after shooting a robber on the street.

  • The Blue Knight - Point of View (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Point of View

    An ex-con has a job, but an informer says he is in on plans for a big robbery.

  • The Blue Knight - Great Wall of Chinatown (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Great Wall of Chinatown

    Bumper tries to extract information from Chinatown residents about a gang war.

  • The Blue Knight - A Matter of Justice (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    A Matter of Justice

    An interfering vigilante continues his personal battle against crime despite warnings from Bumper (George Kennedy).

  • The Blue Knight - Everything in Life Is 3-1 Against (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Everything in Life Is 3-1 Against

    A retired cop is heavily in debt to a bookmaker Bumper has doggedly tried to shut down.

  • The Blue Knight - The Rose and the Gun (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    The Rose and the Gun

    During a drug bust, a young cop kills a pusher and makes it appear that he was trying to protect Bumper (George Kennedy).

  • The Blue Knight - Upward Mobility (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Upward Mobility

    Against Bumper's (George Kennedy) advice, a young prostitute returns to the streets and is lured into a mean and powerful pimp's operation.

  • The Blue Knight - A Slight Case of Murder (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    A Slight Case of Murder

    Convinced a derelict is innocent, Bumper seeks the real killer of a former detective.

  • The Blue Knight - Bullseye (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:


    Stolen whiskey, an arrogant coworker and a handgun shipment provide Bumper (George Kennedy) with a barrage of problems.

  • The Blue Knight - Everybody Needs a Little Attention (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Everybody Needs a Little Attention

    Havoc invades Bumper's (George Kennedy) district when two petty thieves steal an antitank gun that could kill every cop in sight.

  • The Blue Knight - The Pink Dragon (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    The Pink Dragon

    Bumper (George Kennedy) pursues a jewelry fence who has mob connections, but makes a major blunder in the process.

  • The Blue Knight - To Kill a Tank (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    To Kill a Tank

    Trying to avoid inevitable violence, Bumper (George Kennedy) searches for a bookie's collection man who fled with a week's worth of receipts.

  • The Blue Knight - A Slower Beat (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    A Slower Beat

    Bumper's erstwhile girlfriend is a victim of a pair of armed robbers.

  • The Blue Knight - Snitch's Karma (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Snitch's Karma

    One of Bumper's (George Kennedy) informers helps in the case of a burglary ring headed by a pawn shop operator.

  • The Blue Knight - Mariachi (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:


    Trouble comes in the form of a loan shark collector who's terrorizing people in Bumper's (George Kennedy) territory.

  • The Blue Knight - The Candy Man (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    The Candy Man

    After Bumper (George Kennedy) catches a heroin dealer, he learns that the criminal is being freed to help federal narcotics agents.

  • The Blue Knight - The Creeper (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    The Creeper

    Bumper (George Kennedy) trails an odd hotel burglar whose speciality is slashing teddy bears.

  • The Blue Knight - Cop Killer (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Cop Killer

    Bumper (George Kennedy) becomes the target of an ex-con and a professional hit man.

  • The Blue Knight - A Fashionable Connection (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    A Fashionable Connection

    Bumper (George Kennedy) learns of a fashion-house chief's design to strike a big drug deal.

  • The Blue Knight - Odds Against Tomorrow (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Odds Against Tomorrow

    The assistant of an unscrupulous bookmaker refuses help from Bumper (George Kennedy) for fear of reprisal.

  • The Blue Knight - Triple Threat (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Triple Threat

    The lawyer of a wounded mugger is his sister, who doesn't believe he is a hood.

  • The Blue Knight - Two to Make Deadly (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Two to Make Deadly

    Two brutal hoods put their victims through savage beatings in Bumper's (George Kennedy) district.