An aging sheriff tries to keep the peace in a small town plagued by bizarre and violent crimes.

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 Sheriff Jimmy Brock (87 episodes, 1992-1996)
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 Dr. Jill Brock (87 episodes, 1992-1996)
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 Kenny Lacos (87 episodes, 1992-1996)
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 Maxine Stewart (87 episodes, 1992-1996)
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 Kimberly Brock (87 episodes, 1992-1996)
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 Matthew Brock (87 episodes, 1992-1996)
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 Zachary Brock (87 episodes, 1992-1996)
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 Douglas Wambaugh / ... (86 episodes, 1992-1996)
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 Judge Henry Bone / ... (80 episodes, 1992-1996)
Kelly Connell ...
 Carter Pike (73 episodes, 1992-1996)
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 Ginny Weedon (44 episodes, 1992-1994)
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 D.A. John Littleton / ... (38 episodes, 1993-1995)
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Picket Fences deals with life in a small town - in this case the town of Rome, Wisconsin; it centers around the Brock Family. Jimmy Brock is the Sheriff of the town and likes to think he's the center of attention. His wife Jill is the town doctor; they have three children: Kimberly, 18, Matthew, 13 and Zachary, 10. A lot happens in this small town from bizarre murders to rape, assault, drunk driving, kidnapping & spontaneous human combustion. It seems that all the crimes that have occurred in the whole of the United States have at one point or another happened in Rome and they have to deal with it in their own quirky way. Written by dirk-79

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Christopher Reeve was originally offered the leading role of Sheriff Brock but turned it down. See more »

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[The day after Kenny and Maxine have slept together]
Maxine: What are you looking at?
Kenny: Leftovers.
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we get Saved By the Bell seasons on DVD, and not Picket Fences?!?!?!
2 October 2003 | by (Hollywood, California) – See all my reviews

For the love of all things good in this world...RELEASE "PICKET FENCES" on DVD. It was the BEST show EVER in the history of television. All of you fans of "Picket Fences" out there in imdb world, write David E. Kelley, or CBS, or TNN--whoever owns the rights to the show--and DEMAND it be released. There is no justice in the world until this is done.


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