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Set in the Five Points neighborhood of New York City in the 1860s, focusing on a rugged young Irish cop who is forced to navigate his unruly and dangerous immigrant neighborhood while ... See full summary »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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 Detective Kevin Corcoran (23 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Robert Morehouse (23 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Elizabeth Haverford / ... (23 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Doctor Matthew Freeman (23 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Sara Freeman (22 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Eva Heissen (22 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Captain Ciaran Joseph Sullivan (19 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Annie Reilly / ... (16 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Norbert Morehouse (15 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Morehouse's Butler (13 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Brendan Donovan (12 episodes, 2013)
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 Ellen Corcoran (11 episodes, 2012-2013)
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Set in the Five Points neighborhood of New York City in the 1860s, focusing on a rugged young Irish cop who is forced to navigate his unruly and dangerous immigrant neighborhood while interacting with the uptown Manhattan crowd and the black community. Written by THR

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New York, 1865. There are no city limits. See more »

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6 August 2012 (USA)  »

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Copper - A törvény ára  »

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Franka Potente had to cover most of her own tattoos during filming, except one of Chinese symbols, because this would have actually been fairly usual for her character at the time. See more »

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Detective Kevin Corcoran: Are you all right?
Eva Heissen: It's not the first dead body I've seen.
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In the opening credits, there is a map showing the Five Points as it stood in the show's time period. See more »

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Excellent acting. Excellent historical coverage.
21 August 2012 | by (Austin, Texas) – See all my reviews

The historical evidence is correct. The cast is well assembled with unknowns in America. I sense Shakespearean acting experience in the deliveries of several of the cast members. This elevates the performances. I like the idea of the "mystery" presented in the first episode. This allows background to build along the way. Several openings were exposed for this material to grow. The beginnings of a budding city that will become a great city has major growing pains. The plot demonstrates this well. I enjoyed the artistry in showing the distinctions between the class system strongly evident in early America. The strength of the Irish element is excellently portrayed.


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