Paul Gigante leaves the FBI to be a detective for the rural Bakersfield, California P.D. But the sophisticated Gigante (Giancarlo Esposito, Do the Right Thing (1989)) has more trouble ... See full summary »

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 Detective Wade Preston (17 episodes, 1993-1994)
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 Detective Paul Gigante (17 episodes, 1993-1994)
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 Denny Boyer (17 episodes, 1993-1994)
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 Luke Ramirez (17 episodes, 1993-1994)
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 Sergeant Bill Hampton (17 episodes, 1993-1994)
Jack Hallett ...
 Captain Renny Stiles (17 episodes, 1993-1994)
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Paul Gigante leaves the FBI to be a detective for the rural Bakersfield, California P.D. But the sophisticated Gigante (Giancarlo Esposito, Do the Right Thing (1989)) has more trouble trading opera for the Bakersfield Sound, than he imagined. To his bored fellow officers, especially not-so-good old boy Denny Boyer ('Chris Mulkey' of Twin Peaks (1990)), the professional, dedicated city slicker's way harder to figure out than even the most diabolical cow-napping. Written by David Stevens

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Too good!
10 July 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Only saw this show a few times, but will live in my memory.

It is very frustrating that it is so difficult to find this anywhere to purchase and yet there seem to be endless repeats of stuff like Friends! Especially even more difficult to obtain being in England I guess..?

They say it was low ratings or was it a complaint from the Bakersfield PD themselves? Maybe it was just too clever for certain people?

Anyhow, just about the one comedy I would love to see again but is almost impossible to find. I hear it is being or has been repeated on another network? But alas not over here!!

Summary: Ingenious.


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