The exploits of a group of men and women who serve the City of New York as police officers, firemen, and paramedics in the fictional 55th Precinct.
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 Tyrone Davis / ... (132 episodes, 1999-2005)
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 Faith Yokas / ... (132 episodes, 1999-2005)
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 Carlos Nieto / ... (132 episodes, 1999-2005)
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 John Sullivan / ... (132 episodes, 1999-2005)
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 Maurice Boscorelli / ... (132 episodes, 1999-2005)
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 Kim Zambrano / ... (112 episodes, 1999-2005)
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 Monte Parker / ... (104 episodes, 1999-2005)
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 Jimmy Doherty / ... (102 episodes, 1999-2005)
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 Lieutenant Swersky (70 episodes, 1999-2005)
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 Alex Taylor / ... (61 episodes, 2000-2003)
Bill Walsh ...
 Walsh / ... (57 episodes, 1999-2005)
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 Maritza Cruz (56 episodes, 2002-2005)
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 Fred Yokas (53 episodes, 1999-2004)
Derek Kelly ...
 D.K. (53 episodes, 1999-2005)
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The exploits of a group of men and women who serve the City of New York as police officers, firemen, and paramedics in the fictional 55th Precinct.

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Action | Crime | Drama

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23 September 1999 (USA)  »

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New York 911  »

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(132 episodes)

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Trivia

Bosco's full name is Maurice Louis Boscorelli, and before he joined the NYPD he was a U.S. Army Ranger. See more »

Goofs

In several episodes, cameras and equipment attached to the police cruisers and ambulances are visible in reflecting buildings and passing car windows, as the camera view shows the cast member in the far seat of the vehicle from where the camera is mounted. See more »

Quotes

Carlos: Maybe you should focus less this way and more on that fruit loop you got for a partner now.
Doc: Hey, watch your mouth.
Kim: [walks in] What's he talking about, a woman he has no chance with?
Carlos: No, a breakfast cereal.
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Connections

Referenced in The Big Bang Theory: The Bozeman Reaction (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Keep Hope Alive
(Main Title Theme)
Performed by The Crystal Method
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User Reviews

Excellent Show
9 February 2004 | by (Denver,CO) – See all my reviews

Third watch is a great show. It's nice to have something to watch that isn't so predicable and keeps you on the edge of your seat. Let's all be honest...there's a lot of crap on t.v. therefore, third watch is a life saver 10/10


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