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Lady Blue is a crime drama starring Jamie Rose as a Chicago female homicide detective Katy Mahoney. The show was produced by MGM/UA Television and aired on ABC-TV from September 26, 1985 to January 25, 1986 for 13 episodes. It was cancelled after one season after low ratings in its Thursday night slot, but also because it was considered too violent for its time. The show later aired on Saturday nights but the show failed there as well.

It ranked 72nd out of 82 programs that season, and averaged a 10.7 household rating.

It was said that Katy Mahoney was the female version of Harry Callahan aka Dirty Harry, prompting television critics to refer to Mahoney's character as "Dirty Harriet".

Series Cast

  1. Jamie Rose as Katy Mahoney

    Jamie Rose

    Katy Mahoney

    14 Episodes

  2. Danny Aiello as Lt. Terry McNichols

    Danny Aiello

    Lt. Terry McNichols

    14 Episodes

  3. Ralph Foody


    14 Episodes

  4. Bruce A. Young as Cassidy

    Bruce A. Young


    14 Episodes

  5. Ron Dean as Sgt. Gino Gianelli

    Ron Dean

    Sgt. Gino Gianelli

    14 Episodes

  6. Anthony Starke as

    Anthony Starke

    1 Episode

  7. Joe Greco as

    Joe Greco

    1 Episode

  8. Clarice Taylor as

    Clarice Taylor

    1 Episode

  9. David Oliver as

    David Oliver

    1 Episode

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Last Season

Season 1

1985 • 14 Episodes

Season 1 of Lady Blue premiered on April 15, 1985.

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(1x14, February 1, 1986) Season Finale

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Lady Blue
Lady Blue


Status Canceled


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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