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Third Watch (TV Series 1999–2005) Poster

(1999–2005)

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On March 27, 2002, the special non-fiction episode "In Their Own Words" which told the real stories of the police officers, firefighters, paramedics, emergency services personnel, and their families in the aftermath of 9/11/01, received the prestigious George Foster Peabody Award for Excellence in Broadcasting.
Bosco's full name is Maurice Louis Boscorelli, and before he joined the NYPD he was a U.S. Army Ranger.
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The series is called 'Third Watch' because it focuses on the exploits of a group of police officers, firefighters, and paramedics in the fictional 55th Precinct and Fire Station 55 whose shifts fall between 3pm and 11pm - the "third watch."
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Officers Boscorelli and Yokas appeared on ER during the 8th season in episode 19
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The 100th episode was shot as a series of 10 minute continuous takes.
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The 55 Precinct was known as Camelot, because it was on the corner of King and Arthur.
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Molly Price was absent for most of season 5, due to her pregnancy. She gave birth to a baby boy named Jake in mid-November of 2003.
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In many episodes there are I Heart New York logos "hidden" on all sorts of items such as mugs and shopping bags, e.g. when Faith is taking the Sergeant exam, she is wearing a t-shirt that says it under her coat.
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In early episodes, the fire house has a Dalmatian called "Mantooth", named after Randolph Mantooth who played paramedic John Gage in Emergency! (1972)
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Bobby Cannavale (Bobby Caffey) trained with doctors and paramedics for 2 months.
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Jimmy Doherty was the first main character to leave the show by a means other then dying.
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Only Series 1 of Third Watch was ever released on DVD due to issues with the music used in future episodes preventing them from getting a DVD release.
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Bobby Cannavale (Bobby' Caffey) asked to be released from the show due to a lack of character storyline.
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Savannah Haske, who played Sully's wife, is actually 13 months younger than Aaron Stanford, the actor who played her son, Sergei
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The song 'Battersea' by Hooverphonic was used at the end of both the series premiere, and the series finale.
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The trivia item below may give away important plot points.

In the ninth episode of the first season of NBC's series Shades of Blue (2016), Ray Liotta's character is making a phone call on a semitary. On this semitary you can see the tombstone of Maritza Cruz, a character on Third Watch. This character was killed on the series finale of Third Watch in 2005, where they also showed the tombstone in the final minutes of this episode.
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