Slightly offbeat television police comedy/drama. Tony Scali is the police commissioner in a small town, where solutions to difficult situations often require considerable creativity. Tony's easygoing manner and clever intellect are much more useful to him than weapons or brute force in his fight against crime Written by
Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>
In a small town, crime is a big deal.
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Did You Know?
The character of Tony Scali was supposed to be in his late thirties. Michael Chiklis
was actually 28 years old when cast as Scali, in part because he looked much older than his real age. When Chiklis lost weight during the course of the series, the network, fearing that such weight loss might negatively effect the ratings, reportedly had Chiklis stuff his clothing to appear older and heavy set. Chiklis was also discouraged from shaving his hair off to look still older. See more
I got women lining up to me like a bakery. I'll admit it, I have no shame.
Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Wired