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 (103 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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Songs played in each episode generally come from the year the crime took place, with some notable exceptions where the soundtrack features a particular artist or theme instead of a year: Season 6 episode "Wings" features the music of Frank Sinatra, Season 5's "Thrill Kill" features only Nirvana tracks, Season 4 featured episodes containing the music of U2 and Bob Dylan, Season 3 featured episodes containing the music of John Mellencamp and Bruce Springsteen, as well as the episode "Wilkommen" which featured music from "Cabaret", Season 2 had an exclusively Johnny Cash themed episode, as well as "Creatures of the night" which was set around the Rocky Horror Picture show theatrical phenomenon, and features music from the Film soundtrack. 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: So you ever see Cindy again?
Nancy: [shaking her head] Usually don't after a woman goes back to her husband. Unless I pay a visit to the local cemetery.
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Referenced in Medium: Night of the Wolf (2005) See more »

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Canada 7.5, USA 10
20 February 2005 | by (Calgary AB Canada) – See all my reviews

First there was "Cold Squad" set in Vancouver masquerading as.... Vancouver! Now while Vancouver is only barely Canadian it was refreshing to see a Canadian-made show set in Canada rather than New York having Vancouver's Coast Range mountains in the background as in one infamous example in a Jackie Chan movie. (I bet all those people in Brooklyn and Harlem enjoy the snow-capped peaks they can see from Manhatten.) "Cold Squad" was a reasonably good police procedural and worth a look.

Then there was "Cold Case" set in Philadelphia masquerading as Philadelphia - or so I think, never having been to Philly. The star was and is most appealing, the soap opera aspects not too overdone, the use of music unsurpassed, and the writing! Perhaps the best written show now on television, writing not merely skillful as in "Law & Order" and "CSI" but filled with compassion, heart, sympathy and simply that most elusive quality of love.

I admit that several of the episodes have so moved that I have found tears in my eyes by the ending. I know it is emotionally manipulative in use of music, plot and scene but it is quite simply superb. This programme, at best, touch the heart.

P.S. Having seen the first show of the new (2005-06) season I must modify my above opinion. This is not, in my opinion, "perhaps the best written show now on television"; this is probably the best written television programme ever.


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