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Trendsetting Producer Steven Bochco turns out hits by rocking the boat

The TV season may be limping to a premature end, courtesy of the seven-week- old writers' strike, but fans of Hooperman and L.A. Law can hardly say they didn't get their money's worth. Police Detective Harry Hooperman talked a couple of potential suicides down from building ledges, negotiated a clutch of hostage crises and got his on-again, off-again girlfriend (and downstairs neighbor) pregnant. Over at L.A. Law, a mob boss was gunned down across a restaurant table from Attorney Grace Van Owen; Michael Kuzak, a partner in the firm of McKenzie, Brackman, watched a client get shot to death outside the...

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