Chicago cops hunt monsters.


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Series cast summary:
 Detective Nicholas O'Malley (19 episodes, 2001-2002)
 Detective Kate Benson (19 episodes, 2001-2002)
 Captain Richard Page (19 episodes, 2001-2002)
 Carl the Gnome (19 episodes, 2001-2002)
 Jonathan / ... (12 episodes, 2001-2002)


With the exception of vampires, every monster from folklore and mythology is a missing link between apes and humans, and they all seem to love Chicago. To combat the threat, Chicago PD formed Special Unit 2, known to the rest of the department as a deep-cover plainclothes unit they should steer clear of, to hunt them down and eliminate them. Officer Kate Benson, who has always been seeing things out of the corner of her eye since childhood, gets recruited into the unit when she discovers people are being kidnapped by real-life gargoyles for food and is paired up with trigger-happy Nicholas O'Malley. Written by Jeff Cross <>

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Monsters are real. Deal with it!


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Frequently pokes fun at its fellow UPN supernatural/action/comedy series Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997). For instance, in the first episode, Captain Page tells Kate that all myths and stories of monsters are based on actual creatures, except vampires, which are total fiction. See more »


The Golden City Dry Cleaner sign has a phone number at the very bottom. In some shots the number '7' will be present; in other shots it will be absent. See more »


Nick O'Malley: [when about to leave a murder-site, Carl has left the car without permission] Would you get back in the car?
Carl: Try asking nicely.
Nick O'Malley: Please get back in the car, or I'll beat you senseless?
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29 July 2003 | by (Wells, MI) – See all my reviews

I loved this show! I would watch every episode, it was so GOOD! And the characters were great together. I like Carl the Nome, he was always funny and getting into something. It's to bad they canceled the show, I thought it was a great hit, and I miss. One of the many shows I watched and really liked, and by fact i don't watch TV much, because most all of it sucks. Everything is the same, but this show was different. I really really liked it. I give it a perfect 10.

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