Law : L. Redgrave had just had a daughter and wanted to bring her infant to work so that she could breastfeed her. Our recommendations also include " Night on Earth ", " Ozark ," and more. The lives and work of the staff of an inner city police precinct. Gless' Cagney was seen as more conventionally "feminine," and therefore worked better as a contrast to the brash Lacey. The reasons for that ultimatum, however, are quite shocking when looked at from the perspective of heck, it was pretty shocking looking at it from the perspective of even - was Meg Foster removed as Cagney because TV executives felt that the show seemed like it was about two lesbians? The show aired to low ratings, and its cancellation was announced during its run. Michael Lacey 73 episodes, Cagney and Lacey was one of the best acted, best written, best conceived police shows in TV history. There are almost certainly more women on TV now than there were then, but in some ways the series still seems the high watermark of feminism on screen. Learn more More Like This. Fair Game was mooted. The show aired after Magnum P.