The Closer (2005–2012)

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Deputy Police Chief Brenda Johnson runs the Priority Homicide Division of the LAPD with an unorthodox style. Her innate ability to read people and obtain confessions helps her and her team solve the city's toughest, most sensitive cases.

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 Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson (109 episodes, 2005-2012)
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 Assistant Chief Will Pope (109 episodes, 2005-2012)
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 Sgt. David Gabriel (109 episodes, 2005-2012)
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 Commander Taylor (109 episodes, 2005-2012)
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 Lt. Louie Provenza (109 episodes, 2005-2012)
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 Lt. Mike Tao (109 episodes, 2005-2012)
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 Agent Fritz Howard (109 episodes, 2005-2012)
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 Lt. Andy Flynn (108 episodes, 2005-2012)
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 Buzz Watson (108 episodes, 2005-2012)
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 Detective Julio Sanchez (105 episodes, 2005-2012)
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 Detective Irene Daniels (46 episodes, 2005-2009)
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Deputy Police Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson, formerly Atlanta police officer and CIA-trained interrogator, is given the opportunity to run her own division of elite officers of the Los Angeles Police Department. Her unusual procedure for obtaining confessions, blatant disregard for politics, and country accent make her a marked woman. However, with all the bluster and bravado, she still maintains her title, The Closer. Written by Willie Nelson Crane Jr

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The coroner Dr. Crippen was most likely named so as an inside joke, since Dr. Crippen was a wife murderer who was found guilty and hung in the early twentieth century. See more »

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Brenda Leigh Johnson: Are you trying to encourage me or make me nervous?
Asst. Police Chief Will Pope: I'm just trying to figure out why you're so damn confident you can get this woman to help you.
Brenda Leigh Johnson: Well, because, Will, I know a little something about admiring the boss and finding out he's not the guy you thought he was.
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Great new exciting show.
6 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I am loving this series and it is the only show on TV right now that I really hate to miss. Brenda Lee Johnson is such a refreshing character. She has some slight skeletons in her closet, but has moved on to her new job and is getting it done with intense efforts, despite some members of her team being less than welcoming. Her love interest is hot and I certainly hope this continues and heats up during this second season. Fritz, I hope, will have a stronger part in this season and their relationship will heat up. He is very caring and thoughtful and hopefully Brenda will appreciate him and not mess this up. I would love to see their relationship be portrayed as healthy and happy--not like all the other junk on TV. I bought the First Season DVD set and haven't gotten tired of watching them. All of the plots have been suspenseful and interesting--the twists are super. Good writing--hope it lasts.


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