Was chosen by Entertainment Weekly magazine as one of the "100 New Classics" ranking as #74 in the television category. The issue ranked the greatest works of entertainment of the previous 25 years. The issue is dated June 20, 2008.
The trivia item below may give away important plot points.
The beginning of season 4 implies that Vinnie Terranova has been killed. In reality, Ken Wahl was written out after a dispute with the producers. Vinnie (and Wahl) returned for the Wiseguy (1996) TV movie, and the events of season 4 were erased, as though it never happened.