Set on the Homicide floor of a police headquarters in Melbourne, Australia, detectives work to bring justice for the deceased.
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Shane Bourne ...
 Stanley Wolfe 84 episodes, 2007-2011
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 Jennifer Mapplethorpe 84 episodes, 2007-2011
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 Duncan Freeman 84 episodes, 2007-2011
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 Bernice Waverley 84 episodes, 2007-2011
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 Terry Jarvis 59 episodes, 2007-2011
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 Allie Kingston 48 episodes, 2009-2011
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 Nick Buchanan 43 episodes, 2009-2011
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Set on the Homicide floor of a police headquarters in Melbourne, Australia, detectives work to bring justice for the deceased.

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No murder will remain a mystery.


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City Homicide, l'enfer du crime  »

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First rate drama
10 September 2007 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

I am always quite skeptical about Australian made dramas (and comedies for that matter). In my opinion it has never really been our forte, the writing talent hasn't been there. Fly-on-the wall, variety and reality: sure we excel but not in scripted stuff. But the times are changing, well on some networks at least.

City Homicide is a beautifully executed piece of television. In every way. The writing is strong, snappy and fast paced and is peppered with subtle Aussie humour. The dialogue is excellent. The acting (lead by Noni Hazelhurst and Shane Bourne) is first-class. This can be a real rarity on Aussie TV. The cinematography, editing and music is superb. I have never been so impressed. The Seven Network has done us proud with this production. All Saints isn't bad either, though it is no CH.

Compare all this to the tripe the Nine Network dishes up (and subsequently sells overseas): Sea Patrol. SP is the WORST piece of television I have seen. They spent records amounts of money on it, and for what? Writing? Doesn't appear to be any. Good dialogue? Next. Good acting? Not when Lisa McCune is around. Cinematography? Editing? Music? Mmm the less said about the first two the better and as for the music, it sounds like Mrs Hahn's year 8 music class did it on a synth keyboard. But wait the show is filmed on a real Navy patrol boat. Well then it must be good.

I digress. CH is excellent in every way.


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