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 (88 episodes, 1992-1996)
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 Dr. Jill Brock (88 episodes, 1992-1996)
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 Kenny Lacos (88 episodes, 1992-1996)
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 Maxine Stewart (88 episodes, 1992-1996)
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 Kimberly Brock (88 episodes, 1992-1996)
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 Matthew Brock (88 episodes, 1992-1996)
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 Zachary Brock (88 episodes, 1992-1996)
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 Douglas Wambaugh / ... (87 episodes, 1992-1996)
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 Judge Henry Bone / ... (81 episodes, 1992-1996)
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 Carter Pike (73 episodes, 1992-1996)
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 Ginny Weedon (44 episodes, 1992-1994)
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 D.A. John Littleton / ... (39 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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The courthouse was actually the building of the Methodist Church in Monrovia CA. Much if not all of the religious symbolism was digitally erased by early CGI. 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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A TV series in a class of it's own
12 April 2004 | by (Copenhagen, Denmark) – See all my reviews

Television here in Denmark are currently making a re-run, bringing back fond memories. It is by far the best TV-series I can remember. The plot is filled with interesting twists and presenting a moral dilemma with views both pro- and con. It forced you to consider questions of many importans nature such as child abuse, biggatry, active death help, problems with your kids, ex-parents and what have you. I use to watch it with my 10 year son (who loved Wambauch by the way) and discussing the contect afterwards. Not many TV-series will provide such material. The episode with the sheriff's boy dreaming of Maxine in sexy underwear and a Gameboy - and the something "explodes" is a very fine example of a young man's first "wet dream" and a good starting point for a father/son conversation. - A league of it's own and not what you would expect from an american production.


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