NYPD Blue (1993–2005)

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NYPD Detectives of Manhattan's fictional 15th precinct investigate criminal cases.

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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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Sharon Lawrence later got married in the same church where her character Sylvia's wedding was filmed. See more »

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Lt. Arthur Fancy: [an overweight woman has demanded to see Sipowicz] Andy, there's no easy way to say this, but Jeri is having issues with Diane and Jill. She's demanding to see you.
Andy: That ain't goin' to happen.
Lt. Arthur Fancy: Diane and Jill think she's painted herself into a corner with manslaughter and it doesn't need to go that way. Anyway, she says either she talks to you or she lawyer's up.
Andy: That's what she needs to do then. Maybe we don't do enough of that.
[Looks at Simone]
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17 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I've almost never missed an episode of this show during it's entire run. I'm going to miss having a "normal" cop show on the air. Law and Order is too talky and the CSI procedural stuff is just too much of an okay thing. I must say that it's the tiny moments in "Blue" that have the biggest impact on me. The final picture-taking sequence in this week's episode just seemed like two actors (Franz and Clapp) really relishing the joy they've had working with one another all these years. Even though you can see where it seems to be going, I still look forward to spending time with the fictional 15th squad. Currie Graham was a great addition and some unsung players that never get press (Henry Simmons, anyone?)have just made this show so good--and so New York.


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