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Don Flynn, Sonny Grosso
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Scott Hylands ...  Det. Kevin "O.B." O'Brien 96 episodes, 1985-1989
Allan Royal ...  Tom J. Kirkwood / ... 96 episodes, 1985-1989
Jeff Wincott ...  Det. Frank Giambone 96 episodes, 1985-1989
Sean McCann Sean McCann ...  Lt. Jim Hogan 96 episodes, 1985-1989
Susan Hogan ...  Nicole 'Nickie' Rimbaud 95 episodes, 1985-1989
Stephen Mendel ...  Det. Freddie Carson 95 episodes, 1985-1989
Eugene Clark ...  Det. Colby Burns 95 episodes, 1985-1989
Deborah Grover Deborah Grover ...  Prosecutor Elaine Jeffers / ... 77 episodes, 1985-1989
Laura Robinson Laura Robinson ...  Det. Christine Meadows 56 episodes, 1985-1989
Tony Rosato ...  Whitey / ... 54 episodes, 1985-1989
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Storyline

The exploits of the detectives of the Mid South Precinct, in a generic North American city not unlike New York (but a lot like Toronto), chronicled through the eyes of newspaper columnist Tom Kirkwood and his "Night Heat" column. Written by Jason R. DeCesare <miles@quuxuum.org>

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Crime | Drama

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TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 January 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

In der Hitze der Nacht See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(96 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Scott Hylands and Jeff Wincott earned their roles after auditioning for creator Sonny Grosso, who had been a genuine police officer. See more »

Goofs

Although set in the United States many scenes were shot on Yonge Street in Toronto and many landmarks such as Sam the Record Man store and newspaper boxes selling the Toronto Star can be seen. See more »

Soundtracks

Night Heat
Written by B.J. Cook & Domenic Troiano
Performed by Roy Kenner
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Excellent detective show
3 June 2005 | by dradSee all my reviews

I remember staying up late every week night to watch this wonderful show that no one knew about. I was in college at the time and used up a lot of valuable study time. Action, drama and a little romance - greatest detective show since Kojak!

The actors in the show, I assume, were Canadian but every once in awhile I would see one of them in something else("Three Men and a Baby", "Spenser: For Hire") and I would have a flashback to all of those wonderful late-night adventures.

Unfortunately I did not own a VCR at the time so I do not have it on tape and it hasn't been on since the '80s. Put it on DVD!!! Please!!!


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