Brooklyn South (1997–1998)

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A realistic and gritty police drama centering on the lives of a group of close knit police officers and crime victims at a seedy police station in Brooklyn, New York City.

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
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 Patrol Sgt. Francis X. Donovan (22 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Off. Phil Roussakoff (22 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Sgt. Richard Santoro / ... (22 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Off. Jake Lowery (22 episodes, 1997-1998)
Klea Scott ...
 Off. Nona Valentine (22 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Off. Jimmy Doyle (22 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Off. Anne-Marie Kersey / ... (21 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Capt. Stan Jonas / ... (20 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Off. Clement Johnson (20 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Off. Hector Villanueva (20 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Terry Doyle (16 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Kathleen Doyle (9 episodes, 1997-1998)
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"Brooklyn South" is the latest police show from executive producer/creator Steven Bochco, who also brought us "Hill Street Blues" and "NYPD Blue" and other shows. Here, we follow the officers and victims within one of the precincts in Brooklyn, New York. Written by Ari Herzog <ari@ici.net>

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Crime | Drama

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22 September 1997 (USA)  »

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(22 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Not great but I liked it
3 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A pretty good cop show by Steven Bochco. It got a lot of controversy at the time because the pilot show had (for TV) a pretty graphic scene where a man gets shot in the head.

It started out with fairly good ratings but slowly sank till it was canceled. It was was no masterpiece but people kept comparing it to "NYPD Blue" which was a better show--there was no way they could compete. Still it was well-acted and written--I especially liked Jon Tenney as one of the main characters. Towards the end (in a desperate attempt to get higher ratings) they had an episode where Tenney showed his butt and publicized it a LOT. Unfortunately it didn't save the show.

So, a pretty good show that deserved a better chance.


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