Life (I) (2007–2009)

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A former police officer returns to the force after having been wrongly imprisoned for years.

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 Charlie Crews (32 episodes, 2007-2009)
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 Dani Reese (32 episodes, 2007-2009)
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 Ted Earley (32 episodes, 2007-2009)
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 Robert Stark / ... (22 episodes, 2007-2009)
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 Captain Kevin Tidwell (21 episodes, 2008-2009)
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Brilliant LAPD detective Charlie Crews has survived the extreme abuse befalling an innocent cop in prison, and was exonerated for the murders and released after 12 years of hell in jail. He could retire on his settlement, but chooses to resume police work. Nevertheless, the grim experience has made him more philosophical and tempted to put justice - especially for the innocent - above chasing the presumably guilty and legally by-the-book, as his new partner Dani Reese must experience and learn to cope with. Written by KGF Vissers

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Life was what they took from him. Life is what he got back. See more »

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Damian Lewis (who plays Charlie Crews) and Helen McCrory (Amanda Puryer) are engaged in real life and have two children together. See more »

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[first lines]
Fellow Cop: As a cop all you have is other cops. But we all walked away.
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Great show, great acting
4 November 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Excellent plots, if you have missed it, catch up by watching the full episodes on line on NBC. This program deserves a strong following of viewers. Great character development and moments of humor and insights on humanity interspersed with drama, suspense and darkness. The program mixes single stories each week with on going meta stories about each of the characters pasts-especially the story of the main character Charlie Crews who was framed for a mass murder and spent twelve years in prison before he was exonerated. We learn a little more about the past stories each week as the crime of that episode is investigated and solved. Complex and captivating show.


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