The Mod Squad aired on ABC-TV from 1968 to 1973 producing 123 episodes. Buddy Ruskin was the creator, with Michael Cole (Pete Cochran), Clarence Williams III (Linc Hayes) and Peggy Lipton (Julie Barnes) playing three young hip kids working as undercover cops for Tige Andrew's Captain Adam Greer. Here are ten valuable The Mod Squad TV collectibles that are sure to thrill fans and collectors...
The Mod Squad Cast Signed Photo
An 8x10 color photo signed by The Mod Squad TV cast members Michael Cole (1945-), Clarence Williams III (1939-), Peggy Lipton (1946-) and Tige Andrews (1920-2007) sold at auction for $240.09.
The Mod Squad autographed photo $240.09 - Hake's Americana & Collectibles
The Mod Squad 1969 Whitman Hardcover Book
Whitman published The Mod Squad title Assignment: The Arranger in 1969. This hardcover edition #1538 is valued at $10-15 in top condition.
The Mod Squad Aurora Plastics Station Wagon Model Kit
One of the biggies is The Mod Squad '51 Mercury Woodie Station Wagon model kit produced by Aurora Plastics in 1969. One example still sealed in the original box brought a top bid of $328.90 at auction.
The Mod Squad Aurora plastic kit $328.90 - Hake's Americana & Collectibles
The Mod Squad View-Master Set
The Mod Squad View-Master reel set from 1968 features the story "Bad Man on Campus." This item carries a value of $15-30 in excellent condition.
The Mod Squad Topps Unopened Gum Card Pack
The Topps Chewing Gum Company produced The Mod Squad gum card set in 1968. An unopened pack bearing the familiar Thomas-Spelling Productions copyright sold at auction for $60. Original cost: five cents.
The Mod Squad unopened pack $60 - Hake's Americana & Collectibles
The Mod Squad Milton Bradley Jigsaw Puzzle
Milton Bradley produced The Mod Squad jigsaw puzzle in 1969. Find this one in near mint condition and it could be worth $20-25.
The Mod Squad Dell #1 Comic Book
Dell produced The Mod Squad comic book line from 1969-71. A Dell #1 comic dated January 1969 in graded CGC very fine 8.0 condition sold at auction for $57.50.
The Mod Squad MAD Magazine #127 Parody
MAD Magazine – bolstered by "the usual gang of idiots" – parodied The Mod Squad in a cover story in the June 1969 issue. One example in graded CGC near mint 9.4 condition brought $69 at auction. The Odd Squad, huh?
The Odd Squad a.k.a. The Mod Squad MAD Magazine June 1969 $69 - Heritage Auctions
The Mod Squad, TV Guide, November 2, 1968
The cast of The Mod Squad – don't you just love that title? – first appeared on the cover of TV Guide in the November 2, 1968, edition. This issue carries a value of $45-50 in top condition.
The Mod Squad, St. Louis Post-Dispatch TV Magazine, October 20, 1968
The Mod Squad grace the cover of the October 20, 1969, issue of TV Magazine, a television listings supplement magazine put out by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. This one is valued at approximately $30.
The Mod Squad TV Memorabilia Credits
- Auction/sales results courtesy Hake's Americana & Collectibles, York, Pennsylvania; Heritage Auctions, Dallas, Texas; TV Guide Specialists, Macomb, Illinois
- Top image: The Mod Squad, l-r: Clarence Williams III, Peggy Lipton, Tige Andrews and Michael Cole - Thomas-Spelling Productions
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