Raines (2007– )

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Los Angeles. Present day. Michael Raines, an eccentric but brilliant cop, solves murders in a very unusual way - he turns the victims into his partners. These visions are figments of Raines... See full summary »

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 Michael Raines (7 episodes, 2007)
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 Captain Dan Lewis (7 episodes, 2007)
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 Carolyn Crumley (7 episodes, 2007)
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 Sally Lance (7 episodes, 2007)
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 Remi Boyer (7 episodes, 2007)
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 Charlie Lincoln (7 episodes, 2007)
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 Dr. Samantha Kohl (6 episodes, 2007)
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 Chrystal (2 episodes, 2007)
Ryan Van de Kamp Buchanan ...
 Detective (2 episodes, 2007)
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Los Angeles. Present day. Michael Raines, an eccentric but brilliant cop, solves murders in a very unusual way - he turns the victims into his partners. These visions are figments of Raines' imagination, and he knows it, but when he can't make the dead disappear, he works with them to find the killer. Through his discussions, along with the evidence, Raines' image of the victim changes until he has a clear picture of what really happened. Only when the case is closed do the visions end. Other detectives question Raines' sanity, and occasionally so does he. However, as long as his unique methods are helping catch criminals, Raines imagines he'll be just fine. Written by everydayfun2004

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For Detective Raines ... There's a method to his madness.

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Áldott jó nyomozó  »

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Mykelti Williamson appears in the pilot episode in a cameo role as Detective Bobby 'Fearless' Smith, a role he originated on the 2002-03 NBC-TV series Boomtown. Like Raines, Boomtown was created by Graham Yost, and was set in Los Angeles. See more »

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When the opening sequence begins the keypad on the door of Raines' car is missing but at the end of the sequence it is back on the door. See more »

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Great, Intelligent New Show
17 March 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'm a big fan of Jeff Goldblum's and he was terrific in this. Intelligent writing really sets this apart from much of what is on network television these days. Let's hope this generates a following and maybe it will inspire some other producers to step up their writing a notch. Not to mention originality. So often every viewing choice I've got falls in such a narrow, predictable, repetitive, cookie-cutter slot. It's refreshing to see something original. The characters were wonderful, well defined, intelligent and well acted. It just made for a very fun hour. The pilot has a very touching ending. What a wonderful new project for a great actor.


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