Which Christine Cagney solved this crime?

By: Start TV Staff     Posted: September 25, 2019, 5:45PM
The role of Christine Cagney has been passed between a handful of incredible actresses. Loretta Swit originated the role in the film that acted as a pilot, solidifying the dynamic duo in the public eye and sparking the start of an iconic series. After Swit couldn't get out of her contract for the popular show M*A*S*H, Meg Foster stepped in to take over the role, bringing fresh edge and grit to the part. 

While she certainly could have continued as the fearless detective, pressure from the executives at CBS resulted in the role going to Sharon Gless. Producers wanted Gless to make the role more feminine, more aristocrat-meets-the-streets, and possibly add a snobby air to her character. Instead, Gless kept the role headstrong and passionate, and made the character into an icon for feminists across the country. 

Now, because Swit only has the single movie under her belt, we're going to save her trivia for another day. In the meantime, we want to know if you can spot which Cagney – Foster or Gless – was on the casein these episodes. Good luck!
  1. Cagney and Lacey find evidence of a murder when responding to a child abuse call.
  2. After the star of a pornographic film dies during production, Cagney and Lacey must convince his reluctant co-star to be a witness.
  3. Cagney doubts the abilities of a psychic who's been hired to locate a missing woman by her family.
  4. The detectives again go undercover as prostitutes, determined to prove themselves to their new boss.
  5. When a feminist extremist is in danger, Cagney and Lacey are placed in charge of her protection.
  6. Chris and Mary Beth go undercover as game show contestants to investigate a rigging accusation.
  7. Chris poses as a nun as part of an investigation into missing drugs from a hospital. Meanwhile, Mary Beth vanishes after a last-minute vacation cancellation.
  8. Charlie Cagney assists Chris and Mary Beth on a case in Chinatown, one of his old beats from his police days.
  9. A sweltering day leads to an elevator failure, with Chris and a claustrophobic Victor trapped inside.
  10. Mary Beth is taken hostage by a very dangerous man.
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