Quincy, played by Jack Klugman, is a crime-fighting coroner who solves cases by performing autopsies. His assistant, Sam Fujiyama(Robert Ito), is a likable character. Quincy has a very lively group of friends including his boss, Dr. Asten(John S. Ragin), lieutenant Monahan(Garry Walberg), sargeant Brill(Joseph Roman), and their favourite restaurant owner, Danny Tova(Val Bisoglio).