The exploits of the detectives of the Mid South Precinct, in a generic North American city not unlike New York (but a lot like Toronto), chronicled through the eyes of newspaper columnist ... See full summary »

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 Det. Kevin "O.B." O'Brien (96 episodes, 1985-1989)
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 Tom J. Kirkwood / ... (96 episodes, 1985-1989)
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 Det. Frank Giambone (96 episodes, 1985-1989)
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 Lt. Jim Hogan (96 episodes, 1985-1989)
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 Nicole 'Nickie' Rimbaud (95 episodes, 1985-1989)
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 Det. Freddie Carson (95 episodes, 1985-1989)
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 Det. Colby Burns (95 episodes, 1985-1989)
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 Prosecutor Elaine Jeffers / ... (77 episodes, 1985-1989)
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 Det. Christine Meadows (56 episodes, 1985-1989)
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 Whitey / ... (54 episodes, 1985-1989)
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The exploits of the detectives of the Mid South Precinct, in a generic North American city not unlike New York (but a lot like Toronto), chronicled through the eyes of newspaper columnist Tom Kirkwood and his "Night Heat" column. Written by Jason R. DeCesare <miles@quuxuum.org>

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31 January 1985 (USA)  »

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In der Hitze der Nacht  »

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(96 episodes)

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The majority of the series was filmed at night, encompassing about 800 days of nighttime shooting. Scott Hylands recalls being glad when his character was not the central figure of certain episodes because this allowed him to sleep more. See more »

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Although set in the United States many scenes were shot on Yonge Street in Toronto and many landmarks such as Sam the Record Man store and newspaper boxes selling the Toronto Star can be seen. See more »

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Night Heat
Written by B.J. Cook & Domenic Troiano
Performed by Roy Kenner
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great show
29 April 2005 | by (washington state) – See all my reviews

I loved watching this show late at night. I was a shift worker and would get home late at night, just in time to watch the network late shows and this one was one of the best, very original. I would love to have these on VHS or DVD. I used to tape it, and of course,no cable at the time, so I had to rely on good reception on my TV, not always getting it when the outside antenna would blow around. This is one of those shows that would be a great addition to my collection. Scott Hylands and Jeff Wincott were fantastic. I loved watching them play off each other. I can see some of the police officers I work with in the two of them.


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