Detective Jane Rizzoli and Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Maura Isles team up to solve crimes in Boston.



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Series cast summary:
 Jane Rizzoli (105 episodes, 2010-2016)
 Maura Isles (105 episodes, 2010-2016)
 Frankie Rizzoli Jr. / ... (105 episodes, 2010-2016)
 Vince Korsak (105 episodes, 2010-2016)
 Angela Rizzoli (105 episodes, 2010-2016)
 Barry Frost (56 episodes, 2010-2014)


Detective Jane Rizzoli and Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Maura Isles team up to solve crimes in Boston.

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Bruce McGill and Sharon Lawrence played husband and wife in the TV series Wolf Lake. See more »


Often, when Det. Jane Rizzoli pulls her pistol, there is an audible sound of the hammer being cocked. However, her sidearm is a Glock 19, which does not have an external hammer; the only way to cock the internal hammer is to move the entire slide rearward. See more »


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Cagney and Lacey?
1 August 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Anybody out there old enough to remember them? I haven't seen another cop show with two women since then that I can recall. Maybe all you youngsters out there don't remember a time when having a lead role was a big deal for women. But since Sharon Gless and Tyne Daly, have there been any other strong female leads paired up together? Lots of male/female pairings,sure, but two women? I can't think of any off the top of my head, and believe me, I watch a lot of TV. I like the idea that both of these characters are women who work hard, are competent at what they do, have a sense of humor, love their families, and have a strong sense of ethics. I also like that the series is based on a book series written by a woman. Women's voices and faces need to be heard and seen in Hollywood in all kinds of roles. Don't forget that in the 70's women were still fighting for the right to be treated equally, and that Cagney and Lacey served as role models. Hopefully Rizzoli and Isles can do the same.

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