The action-packed cases of 2 cops, one white one black, in LA. A wisecracking combination, with plenty of action, chases and explosions thrown in for good measure.
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Wolf Larson ...
 Det. Chester 'Chase' McDonald (48 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Det. August Brooks / ... (48 episodes, 1997-1999)
Renee Tenison ...
 Kendra Brooks (48 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Captain Jensen (47 episodes, 1997-1999)
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The action-packed cases of 2 cops, one white one black, in LA. A wisecracking combination, with plenty of action, chases and explosions thrown in for good measure. Written by Cynan Rees <cynanrees@hotmail.com>

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As a reference to Wolf Larson's previous role in Tarzán (1991), Larson's character, Chase McDonald, visits a suspect in prison who is giving a Tarzan yell when he arrives. The suspect says, "Pretty good Tarzan, huh?" to which McDonald replies, "I've heard better." See more »

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Featured in Earth Minus Zero (1996) See more »

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Written by Taylor William Stacy and Howard Hallis
Performed by The Don Knotts Overdrive
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Probably the worst cop show ever made.
3 July 2001 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Admittedly most cop shows are unoriginal, but this one seemed like a parody of a cop show - and not the good kind of parody a la "Police Squad!" but one with all the cliches present and correct and trotted out like new. Black cop/white cop, one by-the-book and one wild and crazy, obligatory cute girlfriends, police captain one step away from lunacy thanks to their antics... it's all here, and it's all mind-rotting.

Even the title - "L.A. Heat" - sounds like the kind of bad cop show people in TV shows or movies either watch or see being filmed. Steven Williams should have stuck with "The X-Files" or "21 Jump Street"; this is right down there with "T.J. Hooker" and "Dempsey and Makepeace" in the ranks of Cop Shows That Should Never Have Been Made.


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