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Brooklyn South 

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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1998   1997  
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »
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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
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 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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 Kathleen Doyle 9 episodes, 1997-1998
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Storyline

"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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TV-14 | See all certifications »
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22 September 1997 (USA)  »

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A Esquadra de Brooklyn  »

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(22 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Lots of exterior shots were done in Park Slope Brooklyn. See more »

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NYPD Blue in uniform
9 October 2004 | by See all my reviews

"Brooklyn South", from the minds who brought us "NYPD Blue", is a one-season-wonder TV drama series about the street cops at the 74th precinct in Brooklyn, NY. Where sibling series "NYPD Blue" focused on the detectives, "Brooklyn South" takes us into the lives of uniformed patrol cops spreading its complex, fast moving stories over about ten no nonsense characters weaving its plot lines into short, mid, and long term story threads while spending most of the 45 minute episode time on cops and cop issues with action, "perps", and other characters used only as necessary. Series' stories are a pleasing mix of humor and drama, pathos and poignancy, gritty reality and entertaining contrivances which show the Brooklyn cops to be as vulnerable and human as they are tough and determined. Worth a look by cop show junkies or anyone who enjoyed "NYPD Blue", this entertaining DVD watch will take a little time to "get into" because of the number of characters and the intricacies of the stories. (B+)


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