NYPD Blue (1993–2005)

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The gritty details of life as a member of a New York City police unit.

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 Det. Andy Sipowicz / ... (261 episodes, 1993-2005)
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 Det. Greg Medavoy (253 episodes, 1993-2005)
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 Lt. Arthur Fancy (161 episodes, 1993-2001)
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 John Irvin (156 episodes, 1995-2005)
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 Det. Diane Russell (133 episodes, 1995-2003)
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 Det. James Martinez (130 episodes, 1993-2000)
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 Det. Baldwin Jones (121 episodes, 2000-2005)
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Each week viewers see the gritty reality of life in a New York City Police unit as the officers go about their work with a grim determination. Two partners, Detectives Andy Sipowicz and John Kelley (later replaced by Bobby Simone), are the central characters in this weekly police drama, and personify very different approaches to their difficult job. Sipowicz's brash gruffness (covering an emotional vulnerability) is tempered by the precise and controlled demeanor of the two partners with whom he has worked. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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Ride along with the boys in blue.


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John F. O'Donohue (Det. Eddie Gibson) was a real-life NYPD detective before retiring to pursue an acting career. See more »

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[Jones and Sipowicz are questioning a suspect]
Elmo: Man, I can't go to no jail! What am I going to do about my bar?
Andy: Padlock it, Elmo, and reopen in three to five.
Elmo: Three to five days?
Det. Baldwin Jones: Check out Elmo; Mr. Positive Thinking.
Andy: That's three to five *years*, nitwit.
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Soap opera or drama
15 May 1999 | by (London, U.K.) – See all my reviews

The success of the show has been due to the writers ability to portray the characters as humans who are cops, with the whole gambit of emotion that goes with this. Viewers who wish for less 'soap' will find that they would get another sterile 'run of the mill police drama' and not the classic program format as we see today.


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