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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 Buzz Watson / ... (109 episodes, 2005-2012)
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 Lt. Andy Flynn (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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They'll bring you in. She'll make you talk. See more »

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Trivia

The production team has said that the characters wear colors that either complement or contrast with Brenda's outfit in each scene. Those that complement her colors are on her side or will be helpful to the investigation. Those that contrast are her opposition and/or the guilty party. See more »

Quotes

Sgt. David Gabriel: You brought your cat to a crime scene?
Brenda Leigh Johnson: It's not my cat, it just lives with me and eats at my house.
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Brenda Is The Bomb!
30 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I am not a regular TV watcher, but when I saw 3 back-to-back episodes of The Closer while on vacation in Hawaii, I was utterly hooked!

There are not enough superlatives in the English language to convey how awesome Kyra Sedgwick is in this role. The writing is superb and I'm almost salivating as I eagerly await the DVD set of the second season. I thoroughly enjoyed the 4-disc DVD set of the entire first season and will usurp sole possession of TV remote on June 12, 2007 so that my hubby won't be able to interrupt my sweet fix of watching my new favorite TV star in this season's debut episode.

Here's to Kyra Sedgwick's Emmy for her stellar, spellbinding, hilarious, adorable portrayal of TV's newest heroine, Brenda Lee Johnson.


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