Unconventional psychologist Gerry "Fitz" Fitzgerald is one of the best police interrogators in the business, mostly because his own quirks and perversities help him get inside the criminal mind.
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 Gerry 'Fitz' Fitzgerald (16 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Judith Fitzgerald (16 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Michael Fitzgerald (16 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Detective Danny Watlington (15 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Detective Parker / ... (15 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Det. Hannah Tyler (14 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Lieutenant Fry (13 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Waldron (10 episodes, 1997-1999)
Sally Levi ...
 Hope Fitzgerald (8 episodes, 1997-1999)
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Gerry "Fitz" Fitzgerald is a troubled doctor of psychology. To be able to pay the bills, he gives lectures at colleges, has a small practice in a mini-mall, has his own radio show, and helps the Los Angeles police department solve difficult cases. But that's only true when he doesn't have to deal with his own inner demons, which include drinking, gambling, extramarital affairs, and a tense relationship with his wife Judith and son Michael. Written by Anonymous

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Cracker: Mind Over Murder  »

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Cancelled after airing eleven shows, the remaining five shows aired a year later on the A&E Network. See more »

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Remake of Cracker (1993) See more »

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So-so Remake of a British Show
16 June 2004 | by (Denver, Colorado, USA, ex-UK) – See all my reviews

This Cracker was OK, but a so-so remake of the original British TV series. Like so many US remakes of British TV, it was watered down by the US networks, who seem to treat American audiences like small children, and never let them see anything remotely "different".

The original British version starred Robbie Coltrane (Haggred in the Harry Potter movies), and his large, overweight frame helped make him a good anti-hero. It also made the romance between him and Sgt Jane Penhaligon all the more interesting (she was a slim red-head played by Geraldine Somerville). It was pretty obvious that she found him attractive because of his brains. In the US version, a slimmer actor was used. Why? Probably because US networks just won't EVER make the hero a fat guy, or perhaps because God forbid TV should suggest that looks aren't the most important thing in a relationship.


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