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"EZ Streets" Pilot (1996)

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Original Air Date:
27 October 1996 (Season 1, Episode 1)
A disgraced police detective goes undercover to break up orgainzed crime in the city where he lives and faces off against a powerful mobster. | Add synopsis »
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 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

Ken Olin ... Det. Cameron Quinn

Joe Pantoliano ... Jimmy Murtha

Jason Gedrick ... Danny Riley

John Finn ... Capt. Geary

Richard Portnow ... Det. Frank Collero

Wendy Davis ... Joan Priestly

Mike Starr ... Mickey Kinnear

R.D. Call ... Michael 'Fivers' Dugan

Debrah Farentino ... Theresa Conners

Carl Lumbly ... Mayor Christian Davidson

Sarah Trigger ... Elli Rooney

Andrew Divoff ... Andre 'Frenchie' Desormeaux

Rosemary Murphy ... Quinn's Ma

Saverio Guerra ... Sammy Feathers

Danny Goldring ... Tim

Rod Steiger ... Quinn's father

John Beasley ... Ogden

Phillip Edward Van Lear ... Neville
Tony Mockus Jr. ... Breen

Meg Thalken ... Alice Beatty

Andrew Rothenberg ... Shirt
Michael Skewes ... Manager
Marvin Braverman ... Pit Boss
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Barry Biondo ... Detective

Ian Paul Cassidy ... Paddy

Lorenzo Clemons ... Property Room Officer

Thomas F. Evans ... Pit Boss
Patricia E. Harrington ... Mom on Playground
Courtney Jacquin ... Janie Rooney

Turk Muller ... Rolly

Robert Spillane ... Bobby

Glenn Taranto ... Glenn

Nichole McAuley ... Dancer (uncredited)

Dominic Paolo Testa ... Police Officer (uncredited)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Paul Haggis 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Paul Haggis  writer

Produced by
Paul Haggis .... executive producer
Ted Haggis .... consulting producer
Mark R. Harris .... co-executive producer
Tim Iacofano .... supervising producer
David J. Latt .... consulting producer (as David Latt)
Robert Moresco .... co-producer
Christopher N. Seiter .... co-producer (as Christopher Seiter)
Original Music by
Mark Isham 
Cinematography by
Ericson Core 
Film Editing by
Ron Binkowski 
Ray Daniels III 
Elba Sanchez-Short 
Casting by
Megan Branman 
Nan Dutton 
Production Design by
Anthony Cowley 
Art Direction by
Gary Baugh 
Set Decoration by
Susan Mina Eschelbach  (as Susan Eschelbach)
Makeup Department
Angela Nogaro .... makeup artist
Production Management
Christopher N. Seiter .... unit production manager (as Christopher Seiter)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Aiman A. Humaideh .... second assistant director (as Aiman Humaideh)
Scott Laughlin .... first assistant director (as Chip Scott Laughlin)
Charles Mueller .... second second assistant director
Tom Phillips .... second second assistant director
Burton L. Warner .... second second assistant director (as Burt Warner)
Art Department
Jody Bergman .... set dresser
Cece Destefano .... art department coordinator
John French .... paint foreman
Desi Wolff .... buyer
Jeff Bell .... leadman (uncredited)
Kari J. Nowell .... assistant property master (uncredited)
Sound Department
David Obermeyer .... sound mixer
Troy Porter .... adr mixer
Bob Redpath .... sound editor (as Robert Redpath)
Deron Street .... assistant sound editor
Paul J. Diller .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
Al Gomez .... foley mixer (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Ken Estes .... special effects coordinator
Edward J. Franklin .... special effects crew
Mark Anthony Besozzi .... special effects assistant (uncredited)
Eddie J. Fernandez .... assistant stunt coordinator
Rick Le Fevour .... stunt coordinator
Carl Paoli .... stunts
Linda Perlin .... stunts
Daniel Maldonado .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Kelly R. Borisy .... key grip
Alicia Brauns .... second assistant camera
Paolo Cascio .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Michelle Mann .... camera remote technician
Joseph M. Setele .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Benjamin Spek .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Casting Department
Jane Alderman .... casting: Chicago
Transportation Department
Alan Kaminsky .... picture car coordinator
Other crew
Bridgett Baron .... assistant production coordinator
Jimmy Borto .... production assistant
D. David Calzada .... craft service assistant
Michelle Deal .... assistant production coordinator
Susan Hayes .... production accountant
Karyn McCarthy .... location manager
Mark N. Woods .... remote head technician
Andrew R. Gardiner .... key assistant location manager (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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Additional Details

120 min (including commercials)

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Quinn's father:You can only be betrayed by the people you trust.See more »
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14 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
This is one of the best TV series' ever, 20 February 2005
Author: kiddglock from United States

along with "Profit". It's ironic that they both came out in 1996, at about the same time. Neither lasted very long, which is possibly a commentary on popular taste.

The premise was that a semi-disgraced cop would go undercover in his old neighborhood to bring down a low-level but rising gang of hoodlums. Joe Pantoliano as the crime boss was wonderful. The whole cast was uniformly excellent and included the old master-Rod Steiger. The setting was great. Everything about the show reeked of quality. It only lasted a few episodes and then was gone forever. Could the quality have been maintained in the long haul? I doubt it, but taken on its own with no consideration of what might have been, this is one of the best series' ever.

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