Memphis Beat centers on Dwight Hendricks, a quirky Memphis police detective with an intimate connection to the city, a passion for blues music and a close relationship with his mother.
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 Dwight Hendricks (20 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Charlie 'Whitehead' White (20 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Davey Sutton (20 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Paula Ann Hendricks (20 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Reginald Greenback (20 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Lt. Tanya Rice (20 episodes, 2010-2011)
Timothy A. Vasquez ...
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Memphis Beat centers on Dwight Hendricks, a quirky Memphis police detective with an intimate connection to the city, a passion for blues music and a close relationship with his mother.

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This one's for Memphis See more »

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22 June 2010 (USA)  »

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Delta Blues  »

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The car Dwight Hendricks drives in the series is a 1964 Pontiac GTO, the car shown in the opening with Charlie "Whitehead" White getting out of the driver side is a 1967 Chevrolet Chevelle with an SS-396 hood but with a 283 small block emblem on the front fender. See more »

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Referenced in Conan: Are You There, God? It's Me - Your Loanshark (2011) See more »

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I Like It!
14 August 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I am not into watching shows sight-unseen, but I was kind of horns waggled into this one. I was putzing around upstairs and heard some really awesome blues echoing from downstairs. I just about tripped down the stairs to see what was making that beautiful music. To my astonishment those melodious notes were coming from the speakers in the tube and on the TV was 'Memphis Beat.' From the first time I watched this show, I was hooked. Is this the best show on TV? Nope, but it sure seems to be a keeper. The story lines are well written and well thought-out. There is no particular actor whose main job is to snuff the supporting cast or make them look totally inadequate. Sadly, many shows are so hung up on the main characters' hubris, that it chases me away. No snobs here or super medical examiners here, just cast members actually supporting each others' strengths


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