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Homicide: The Movie (TV Movie 2000) Poster

(2000 TV Movie)

Trivia

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Although billed as a made-for-TV movie, the Emmy nominated script essentially functioned as the final episode of the series Homicide: Life on the Street (1993).
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Gary D'Addario (Jasper) is the real-life Baltimore Homicide Shift Commander on whom "Gee" is based.
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According to Tom Fontana, Ed Begley Jr. is indeed playing his character Dr. Victor Ehrlich character from Fontana's previous show St. Elsewhere (1982). He is not mentioned by name to avoid having to get legal clearances.
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Jason Priestley was a big "Homicide" fan, and was disappointed that he never had the chance to direct an episode of the series. Consequently, Tom Fontana wrote the part of Detective Hall for Priestly.
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Ned Beatty originally refused to reprise the role of Stan Bolander for the movie. However, his agent convinced him to join the cast.
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Spoilers 

The trivia item below may give away important plot points.

Giardello's killer - Eric Thomas James - was apparently named for the script's writers; Eric Overmyer, Tom Fontana, and James Yoshimura.
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