Cold Case (2003–2010)

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The Philadelphia homicide squad's lone female detective finds her calling when she's assigned "cold cases" -- older crimes that have never been solved.

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 Lilly Rush (156 episodes, 2003-2010)
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 John Stillman (156 episodes, 2003-2010)
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 Nick Vera (156 episodes, 2003-2010)
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 Will Jeffries (156 episodes, 2003-2010)
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 Scotty Valens (151 episodes, 2003-2010)
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 Kat Miller (106 episodes, 2005-2010)
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Lilly Rush is a Philadelphia police detective working for the department's homicide squad and being assigned 'cold cases': crimes that were committed many years before and have not been solved. Lilly must try to re-think the crime scenes and interview other people involved with the victims to find a link to solving the cases. Written by Anonymous

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Danny Pino, who plays Scott Valens, also played a cop, Nick Amaro, on Law and Order: Special Victims Unit (1999). See more »

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Frequently, in various episodes, the detectives say that a gun is registered to someone (or that someone has no registered guns, or the like). There is no gun registration in Pennsylvania; it's prohibited by state law. See more »

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Lilly Rush: From 1983.
Nick Vera: An '83 case can wait. Come on, Lilly.
Lilly Rush: No, it can't. It's waited long enough.
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The best new dramatic series of 2003
27 December 2003 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

A few years ago, I remember hearing stories about actual cold case squads, and how they successfully solved cases that went unsolved for many years. I was so intrigued by such stories that it soon occurred to me that it would be cool if there were a TV series involving characters solving unsolved crimes. To my knowledge, there wasn't one. But that has finally changed, thanks to this clever new show.

In my personal opinion, Cold Case is television's best new drama of 2003. What sets it apart from most other "whodunit" shows is that we see detective solving old crimes, rather than new ones (that, of course, is why they are part of the cold case squad). When characters associated with a given cold case are introduced, we get to see images of how old (or should I say young) they looked when the crime in question took place. When the case is resolved and arrests are made, we see an image of the murder victim (or victims). It's as though the deceased is actually seeing justice about to be done, and realizing that they can finally rest in peace, now that those responsible are about to get a long overdue punishment.

Cold Case may be dealing with fictional cases, but it just goes to show that there's no statute of limitations on murder. If you commit a murder, your punishment (whether in life, in the afterlife, or both) may be postponed, but it can't be prevented.

Since Cold Case is doing very well in the ratings, I am optimistic about its future. Hopefully, the show will go on for at least five or six years. I highly recommend this show.


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