Cagney & Lacey

Cagney and Lacey 80's TV Show

Cagney and Lacey was a CBS crime drama that ran from 1981 to 1988.  The drama starred Tyne Daly as NYC detective Mary Beth Lacey and Sharon Gless as detective Chris Cagney.  Over the years, the show was very popular at the Emmy's and Golden Globes.

This show was essentially about the dynamics between the two detectives who had contrasting, yet complimenting personalities.  Cagney was single, career minded, and reserved, while Lacey was a married, outgoing, working mother, trying to balance career and family.  The duo essentially went about the business of solving crimes and interacting with others in their precinct.