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Quincy M.E.
Susan Christoffersen

Haven't seen Quincy in years but this type of mystery was always a favorite; felt as though I learned a lot just from reading them. I would guess that fans of this show would also enjoy the Patricia Cornwell books, as I do. Anybody out there?


ANSWER: The only clue the audience was ever provided about Quincy's first name occurred (in the episode "Accomplice to Murder") when he handed a battered housewife his business card sharp-eyed viewers noted the card identified him as "R. Quincy".

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Fran Hinkel - 06:56am Aug 10, 2001 PST(#43 of 211)
You can check out anytime you like...but you can never leave!

Diane, I don't think it was ever revealed. However, I did find this tidbit on the net:

"Quincy's first name was never revealed, though a business card seen briefly in one episode gives one hint. It read "R. Quincy."

And....this from a Klugman interview: "When he hears there's one more important question left in the interview, Klugman responds, "Not the first name!" Clearly Quincy's mysterious one-name identity has come up before.

"People tell me there was a show where I presented a card -- I don't remember that show," he says. "But what happened was just 'Dr. Quincy' for recognition. And then we started to get publicity: 'What's his first name?' So we milked that curiosity. He never had a first name as far as I knew."

dan last - 09:39am Aug 10, 2001 PST(#44 of 211)

Where can i find Quincy Scripts?! Please let me know:, thanks for your time and....


Jackie Ward - 05:22pm Aug 11, 2001 PST(#45 of 211)

Hi, I am so glad that Quincy is on our screens again in the UK, it is myfavourite programme of all time, I was very lucky 4 years ago to meet Jack after a theatre show in London, he is wonderful. Id love to hear from other fans. Best wishes Jackie

rachel nicholls - 12:12am Aug 14, 2001 PST(#46 of 211)

Does anyone else think that there's something weird going on with detectives who don't want people to know their first names? ie. Inspector Morse. Maybe Quince's name is something really unusual - my vote's for Rupert!

Fran Hinkel - 07:21am Aug 14, 2001 PST(#47 of 211)
You can check out anytime you like...but you can never leave!

And... don't forget Lt. Columbo!!!!

Jackie Ward - 03:13pm Aug 17, 2001 PST(#48 of 211)

Ive met Jack Klugman and he is wonderful from Jackie Ward

Danny's Place - 04:54pm Aug 17, 2001 PST(#49 of 211)


Quincy is simply the best tv show ever. I first started watching Quincy about 20 years back... and always make sure not to miss the repeats!! I have recently lost my job due to running out of excuses for not being there when I was watching Quincy!!!!

But who needs money or drugs when we got Quincy to watch? Also, has anyone got any Quincy episodes in VCD/mpeg format? Id be pleased to know, Ive included my email..


Anthony Larsen/Rupert Willows - 02:42am Aug 30, 2001 PST(#50 of 211)

Quincy is a god among gods, words cannot describe his beauty

Yiggaroo - 07:01am Sep 4, 2001 PST(#51 of 211)

How can one man be so angry and letchy at the same time? Klugman's a genius I tells you!!!

Lizzy Davies - 09:00am Sep 5, 2001 PST(#52 of 211)

I was absolutely horrified this afternoon to turn on my tv and find that the quincy season was OVER!!! instead i was forced to watch some other medical drama pap, Diagnosis Murder.

However about two minutes into the programme, who should pop up in a cameo role, but Jack Klugman himself!! Looking decidedly older, and with a scratchy, 40-a-day voice he had certainly changed a little, but I still hold him in high regard.

What a star.

Helen Watkins - 11:44am Sep 17, 2001 PST(#53 of 211)

I would like to make my love and affection for 'Quince' known to the world. Even if the day starts off bad your mood can always be brightened when you turn on the telly and hear: "we're now entering the the most fascinating sphere of police work...the art of forensic medicine". Ooooo it send a shiver!!!!

Quince - I LOVE U xx xx xx

Jackie Ward - 05:32pm Oct 5, 2001 PST(#54 of 211)

Hello all Quincy Fans Its just not the same without the daily episode of our favourite programme is it, never mind Im sure he will be back again soon until then I have to console myself with the taped episodes I have. Does anyone else love the forensic genius so muc they also tape him?

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