Boomtown (2002–2003)

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 6 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »
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Cast

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 Detective Joel Stevens (24 episodes, 2002-2003)
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 David McNorris (24 episodes, 2002-2003)
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 Detective Bobby 'Fearless' Smith (24 episodes, 2002-2003)
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 Officer Ray Hechler (24 episodes, 2002-2003)
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 Teresa Ortiz (24 episodes, 2002-2003)
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 Officer Tom Turcotte (24 episodes, 2002-2003)
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 Andrea Little (18 episodes, 2002-2003)
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Each episode of this series, set in present day Los Angeles, examines one crime from many different viewpoints - uniformed cops, detectives, witnesses, the media, the fire department and rescue squad, even the criminals themselves. Written by Brian Barjenbruch

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One crime. Seen from every point of view.


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The beginning credits feature actual footage of controversial Los Angeles events: The Watts riots, a shot of Robert Kennedy moments before he was assassinated at the L.A. Ambassador Hotel, and footage of the O.J. Simpson Bronco "slow chase". See more »

Quotes

Henry Stein: A killer comes into a man's house, a man's got the right to do whatever he wants.
Det. Joel Stevens: You do not have the right to execute him, sir.
Officer Ray Hechler: Sure he does. Do what you got to do, Mr. Stein.
Det. Joel Stevens: Shut up, Ray.
Officer Ray Hechler: The man's in his own home. This animal came here to butcher his family!
Det. Joel Stevens: Ray, SHUT UP!
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A wonderful, if short-lived series.
30 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I really don't understand how this show was pulled because it was really excellent. I agree with one of the posters that the people behind it should have gone to HBO. Another possibility would have been F/X, where Boomtown would have found a good home in the company of The Shield, Rescue Me, and Nip 'n' Tuck.

Unfortunately, it ended up on network television where it lived a short life. Boomtown sported a wonderful cast, including Donnie Wahlberg, Neil McDonough, Mykelti Williamson (whom I remember when he was a kid on "Cover Up"), Jason Gedrick, and a story arc which featured the beautiful Vanessa Williams and Rebecca de Mornay.

Boomtown had a lot of style, interesting stories, and a great cast. It's no wonder NBC got rid of it. Bozos!


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