Just days after Sylvia gives birth to a baby boy (Theo), Sipowicz suffers an emotional setback when Andy Jr. is found murdered in the line of duty. Sipowicz wants Simone to lead the case of his son's...
After Israel hangs himself, Sipowicz investigates a clue which is a bible verse that Israel pointed out to him, which leads Sipowicz and Simone to set up a complex sting operation to find out if the ...
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>
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.
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.
That's what she needs to do then. Maybe we don't do enough of that.
[Looks at Simone]
See, this amuses you because you don't attract ...
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And by that I mean the now almost countless bad TV shows with directors who think shaking the camera at everything is cute.
NYPD Blue started that awful trend, and while NYPD Blue was strangely still a hit (but not as big at it would have been had it been well shot!) thanks to its great writing in the first season, its progeny is stinking up the airwaves.
Film is an art form and doing that with the camera makes a mockery out of it.
A sad legacy for Steven Bochco who should be remembered from the epically well-produced L.A. Law.
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