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Slightly offbeat television police comedy-drama. Tony Scali is the Police Commissioner in a small town, where solutions to difficult situations often require considerable creativity. Tony's... See full summary »
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Michael Chiklis ...  Tony Scali 92 episodes, 1991-1996
Theresa Saldana ...  Rachel Scali 92 episodes, 1991-1996
Kaj-Erik Eriksen ...  David Scali 92 episodes, 1991-1996
Geoffrey Nauffts ...  Stan Kelly 66 episodes, 1991-1994
Melinda McGraw ...  Cyd Madison 46 episodes, 1992-1994
Jason Schombing ...  Ronnie Lopez / ... 42 episodes, 1991-1996
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Slightly offbeat television police comedy-drama. Tony Scali is the Police Commissioner in a small town, where solutions to difficult situations often require considerable creativity. Tony's easygoing manner and clever intellect are much more useful to him than weapons or brute force in his fight against crime. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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A desk job? Not the way HE does it. See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Canada | USA

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English

Release Date:

28 September 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The character of Tony Scali was supposed to be in his late thirties. Michael Chiklis was actually twenty-eight-years-old when cast as Scali, in part because he looked much older than his real age. When Chiklis lost weight during the course of the series, the network, fearing that such weight loss might negatively effect the ratings, reportedly had Chiklis stuff his clothing to appear older and heavy set. Chiklis was also discouraged from shaving his hair off to look still older. See more »

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Ricky Caruso: I got women lining up to me like a bakery. I'll admit it, I have no shame.
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The Commish
20 April 2015 | by endersgame1972See all my reviews

This was is and will forever be my favorite series from the Nineteen Nineties. Michael Chiklis, is a absolutely stunning actor he has the skills and the looks to make it in the big time. This is a show for the whole family to to sit and enjoy, If you are lucky enough to find the whole series in one collection like I did at Newbury Comics for 10 bucks. on a scale of one to ten I give this series a 10. there is very little of anything in the way of violence and there I nothing in the form of bad language it is totally G rated in my books suitable for the whole family it is a true blast from the past for everyone to enjoy with your favorite TV time Snack and beverage,


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