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 ... See full summary »

Creator:

Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Episodes

Seasons


Years



2   1  
2003   2002  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 6 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Mistaken (TV Movie 2008)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Nellie is divorced by wealthy Jack Givens because after a miscarriage even in vitro fails to overcome her infertility. She finds herself destitute as her own accounts were plundered by ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Roy
Stars: Lana Parrilla, James Thomas, Bénédicte Décary
Miami Medical (2010)
Action | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A medical drama about a team of expert trauma surgeons, who shine brightest when working under pressure against the clock to save critically injured patients.

Stars: Jeremy Northam, Mike Vogel, Lana Parrilla
The Unusuals (2009)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Darkly comedic drama focusing on the dysfunctional cops and staff of an infamous NYPD precinct.

Stars: Amber Tamblyn, Jeremy Renner, Harold Perrineau
Swingtown (2008)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

As America celebrates its 200th birthday, two generations of friends and neighbors in a Chicago suburb explore new freedoms and seek connections with each other in the midst of the socio/sexual revolution.

Stars: Molly Parker, Jack Davenport, Grant Show
Terriers (2010)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Ex-cop and recovering alcoholic Hank Dolworth partners with his best friend, former criminal Britt Pollack, in an unlicensed private investigation business.

Stars: Donal Logue, Michael Raymond-James, Laura Allen
Murder One (1995–1997)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Theodore Hoffman is a prominent defense attorney in a prestigious Los Angeles law firm. After successfully defending the wealthy but suspicious Richard Cross in a lurid murder trial, he is ... See full summary »

Stars: Mary McCormack, Michael Hayden, J.C. MacKenzie
Boomtown (2017)
Drama

A young father and husband looks towards the oil fields for a better life for him and his family. But will the fast money and glamour detour his agenda?

Director: Sabyn Mayfield
Stars: Boyd Holbrook, Jocelin Donahue, Rachel Brosnahan
Windfall (2006)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Twenty friends share in a multimillion-dollar lottery jackpot, only to experience the problems of instant wealth.

Stars: D.J. Cotrona, Jon Foster, Jason Gedrick
Blood Ties (2007)
Drama | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Vicki Nelson, a former homicide detective turned private investigator, and Henry Fitzroy, a 470-year-old vampire, form a unique team solving cases and dealing with the supernatural world.

Stars: Christina Cox, Dylan Neal, Kyle Schmid
Detroit 1-8-7 (2010–2011)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The everyday trials and tribulations of Detroit's homicide unit.

Stars: Michael Imperioli, James McDaniel, Aisha Hinds
Sleeper Cell (2005–2006)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

An American undercover FBI agent is assigned to infiltrate a terrorist sleeper cell that is planning an attack in Los Angeles.

Stars: Michael Ealy, Oded Fehr, Henri Lubatti
Riptide (1984–1986)
Action | Thriller | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Three vietnam veterans (Nick Ryder, Cody Allen and Murray Bozinsky) now work as private eyes in sunny southern California. Nick and Cody are the muscles and Murray is a computer wizard of ... See full summary »

Stars: Perry King, Joe Penny, Thom Bray
Edit

Cast

Complete series cast summary:
...
...
...
...
...
 Teresa Ortiz 24 episodes, 2002-2003
...
 Officer Tom Turcotte 24 episodes, 2002-2003
...
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

One crime. Seen from every point of view.


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

|

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

29 September 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Metrópolis  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(24 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

In the first season opening title sequence, "Boomtown" appears three times: at 00:11, in the framed promo poster at Grauman's Theater; at 00:37, spray-painted on the wall behind Jason Gedrick; at the end, superimposed on the riverbank when Graham Yost's name is shown. See more »

Quotes

[Interrogating a teenage murder suspect]
Det. Joel Stevens: You shot a SIX-YEAR-OLD! What is WRONG with you?
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Make or Break TV: EZ Streets (2008) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Unique Show That Wasn't Treated Fairly
27 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

You can find this television DVD package at a cheap price in many places because the show only lasted one year. What a pity. I found it one of the better crime stories on TV in the past decade. The DVD is well-worth purchasing, even at a regular price.

As some people have said, maybe it was too intelligent for the average boob....but that's a little snobbish. Perhaps the network was at fault, not giving a quality show enough time to develop an audience. Two years of this show might have done it. They have certainly done with other shows, most of which were of inferior quality to this.

What made this show unique was that it showed the crime from five different angles: the victim, the perpetrator, the police, the district attorney and the medical personnel. The episodes were well-acted, from the low key Donnie Walhberg to the super-intense Neal McDonough. Those two, along with Mykelti Williamson, Gary Basaraba, Nina Garbiras, Lana Parilla and Jason Gedrick all were fun to watch, even if they didn't all play likable characters.

The stories were different, too. There is enough variety to make this DVD package enjoyable for multiple viewings.


30 of 40 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page