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 (255 episodes, 1993-2005)
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 Lt. Arthur Fancy / ... (166 episodes, 1993-2001)
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 John Irvin (156 episodes, 1995-2005)
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 Det. James Martinez (138 episodes, 1993-2000)
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 Det. Diane Russell (136 episodes, 1995-2003)
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 Det. Baldwin Jones (122 episodes, 2000-2005)
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 A.D.A. Sylvia Costas / ... (106 episodes, 1993-1999)
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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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21 September 1993 (USA)  »

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(261 episodes)

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Despite having appeared on the show since the second season, Scott Allan Campbell's character IAB Sgt. Martens did not get a first name (Jerry) until the twelfth and final season. See more »

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Det. Bobby Simone: What happened, Vince?
Det. Vince Gotelli: Two guys came in the bar, ordered a drink, then pulled their guns and held up the place. Then all of a sudden they started shooting. I pulled my piece and shot back. I think I hit one, but then I went down.
Det. Bobby Simone: But you weren't hit, were you?
Det. Vince Gotelli: No, chest pains. One of the guys left holding his shoulder. I wonder why I got chest pains at that moment?
Andy: Might be a sign from God to stay out of these titty bars, Vince.
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Why NYPD Blue is the best show Ever!
1 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

My wife and I also love NYPD Blue! The best show ever made for TV. We just watched 3 hours tonight. Back then, in 1993 everybody thought that was too strong for airing on TV prime time. Wonder what they think now compared to todays garbage on TV?

Thanks for the info about Court TV on Saturday and Sunday. I did not know about them. I will start taping there also.

Here is Arkansas, CST, I tape it every Wednesday Morning at 2:00 A.M till 5:00 A.M. on TNT! Hope this helps! It is still the best show on TV Today, bar none. There is literally no better actor than Andy. I wonder what Andy was being paid per episode over the 12 year run? Does anybody know?


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