Crossing Jordan (2001–2007)

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A "sexy, brilliant" Boston medical examiner... Despite a checkered career, Dr. Jordan Cavanaugh goes above and beyond to solve cases.

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 Dr. Jordan Cavanaugh (117 episodes, 2001-2007)
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 Dr. Garret Macy (117 episodes, 2001-2007)
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 Dr. Nigel Townsend / ... (117 episodes, 2001-2007)
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 Lily Lebowski (115 episodes, 2001-2007)
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 Detective Woody Hoyt (88 episodes, 2002-2007)
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 Max Cavanaugh (49 episodes, 2001-2005)
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Dr. Jordan Cavanaugh is a forensic pathologist who lost her job with the Boston medical examiner's office because her passion for solving homicides frequently extended beyond the autopsy table. Years later, an old ally rescues Jordan from court-ordered anger management training in Los Angeles and rehires her to her former job in Boston. Jordan is still feisty and mercurial and a pain in the butt, but management tolerates her because she is good at her job. She and her father, a disgraced former Boston police detective, often solve crimes together by using a role-playing game they've played since Jordan's childhood. It goes: "You be the killer, and I'll be the victim and we'll figure out how this happened." The driving force in Jordan's life and career is the crime she took the longest time to solve -- her mother's murder. Written by A.B. Gilpin

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Nigel mentions having a blog on the internet at www.nigelblog.com. The web address lead at one point to a blog website with information about cases. It currently redirects to the Universal Pictures website. See more »

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Throughout the series, the Boston Police Department is shown to be driving Dodge Intrepid cruisers. In real life, the BPD drives Ford Crown Victorias. See more »

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[Peter is autopsying a morbidly obese man]
Macy: Now that's what I call a pancreas.
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Very ENTERTAINING Medical Drama
3 August 2004 | by (Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

"Crossing Jordan" is the ONLY medical drama that doesn't bore me to death. I tried watching shows such as "CSI" and "CSI: Miami" but they don't seem to have entertaining qualities that a good television show should have. And "ER" has gone downhill in recent years.

What I love about "Crossing Jordan" is the interesting characters and the plausable scenarios. These characters form their own family of friends, which is hard to find in today's medical dramas.

Characters such as Nigel, Bug and Woody give the drama much needed comedy. Who says that drama has to be such a downer? Why not laugh a little? With Jordan being the strong female lead, gives the show much needed respect.


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