DAD: Lt. Alex Bronkov (Jack Palance) / widower
DAD’S JOB: Cop
KIDS: Ellen (Dina Ousley)
WHERE’S MOM?: Dead – accident
STAND-IN “MOM”: None
Kind of a west coast Kojak. Lt. Bronkov was a tough special-cases cop who fought The Man in Ocean City, California. Meanwhile, he was also The Dad to his wheelchair-bound daughter, who was disabled in the same car accident that killed his wife. All the typical cop show standard plots were in tow – Want to guess how many times Ellen’s life was in danger?