The Job (2001–2002)

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New York detective Mike McNeil is well-known for his unconventional approach of fighting crime. But it also takes a toll in his personal life complicated by his wife and girlfriend on the side.

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 Mike McNeil (19 episodes, 2001-2002)
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 Frank Harrigan (19 episodes, 2001-2002)
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 Jan Fendrich (19 episodes, 2001-2002)
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 Terrence 'Pip' Phillips (19 episodes, 2001-2002)
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 Ruben Somarriba / ... (19 episodes, 2001-2002)
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 Tommy Manetti (19 episodes, 2001-2002)
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 Al Rodriguez (19 episodes, 2001-2002)
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 Toni (10 episodes, 2001-2002)
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 Karen McNeil (9 episodes, 2001-2002)
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 Lt. Williams (9 episodes, 2001-2002)
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New York detective Mike McNeil is well-known for his unconventional approach of fighting crime. But it also takes a toll in his personal life complicated by his wife and girlfriend on the side.

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After the series was cancelled, the remaining wardrobe was sold to the wardrobe department of In the Cut (2003) for $400. See more »

Quotes

Mike McNeil: Thank you for your time.
Restaurant employee: Are you really a cop?
Mike McNeil: Yeah.
Restaurant employee: So, you're like, in the "Bird Homicide" department.
[Mike begins to walk away]
Restaurant employee: See ya later, bird detective!
Mike McNeil: Ok, you want to know why I'm investigating this? This whole bird poisoning thing, it's a part of a much bigger conspiracy. Can you keep a secret?
Restaurant employee: Yeah, sure.
Mike McNeil: That is the biggest zit I've seen in my entire life.
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Featured in Comedy Central Roast of Denis Leary (2003) See more »

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It's Bad You Know
R.L. Burnside
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Thank you, Mr. Leary ...
13 November 2001 | by (Binghamton, NY) – See all my reviews

... and F you ABC for being so stupid so as to pull the plug on this show. You let NYPD Blue keep on airing when anyone with a quarter brain will tell you that that cop show is out of ammo a long time ago. Maybe this is some warped competition in which ABC brass says "Gee, if NBC can pull the plug on a classic like HOMICIDE, then we should show them and F up the same by pulling the plug on our own cop classic, THE JOB." Well ... a big middle finger to you for being so stupid. To Mr. Leary, DreamWorks, and all the visionaries involved I can only say that it was a pleasure to join you for your (too short) visit and I can only hope that you combine talents again soon ... for someone that can see you for the talent that you are. I will miss you.


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