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New York Undercover 

Drugs, robbery, corruption, rape, murder. Cops versus criminals. The undercover war has started. Welcome to New York City.
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Series cast summary:
Malik Yoba ...  Det. J.C. Williams 89 episodes, 1994-1999
Michael DeLorenzo ...  Det. Eddie Torres 76 episodes, 1994-1997
Patti D'Arbanville ...  Lt. Virginia Cooper 76 episodes, 1994-1997
Luna Lauren Velez ...  Det. Nina Moreno / ... 64 episodes, 1995-1999
George Gore II ...  Gregory 'G' Williams 39 episodes, 1994-1998
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Storyline

Eddie Torres and 'J.C.' Williams are two detectives of the 4th precinct of New York City. In their job they fight against the worst of the society infiltrated like the bandits who try to stop. Their honesty and good making shocks against the lawless world of the criminals and the lawyers who serve to the own criminals. In their work they have the help of their boss, Lt. Virginia Cooper, a hard character woman who knows the streets like no one that she cares that their agents don't use illegal ways in their cases, at the same time that she watches other couple of good agents, Tommy McNamara and Nina Moreno, who often times they work with Torres and Williams. All together try to clean the streets of the criminal plague that invade the city. Written by Chockys

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Crime | Drama

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

8 September 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

New York Undercover See more »

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Runtime:

(88 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The Original Title For The Show Was Called Uptown Undercover. See more »

Quotes

Moreno: Did you sleep with her?
Eddie Torres: I don't think you would call what we did sleeping.
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Connections

Referenced in Unsung Hollywood: New York Undercover (2016) See more »

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Performed by Kci and Jo Jo
Written by Kyle West, Al B Sure!
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The Best Police Drama Of The 90's!!
3 February 2005 | by davesmoothSee all my reviews

This series was without a doubt, the best police drama made in the 90's. It was action packed, contemporary, well written, cutting edge material. The show evolved around the characters of J.C.Williams & Eddie Torres who were so connected with the gritty streets of N.Y.C., it made them naturals for the undercover work that they were assigned. Lt. Cooper was perfect as the no nonsense commander of the unit who gave them just enough flexibility to get the job done. The story lines read out of the newspaper of the day and every week, they would have whoever was the top current musical artist perform at "Natalie's", so the show stay current with the times.

The show went south when the stars tried to pull a "Friends" and demand higher salaries and wanted their contracts renegotiated. The producers responded by killing off Torres and replacing Cooper. It was a shame, because the show was a hit. After DeLorenzo & D'Arbanville left the show, it only lasted one more season, and it was not as good as the first three seasons. I'm not sure if it is on DVD, but if it is, it's worth the price.


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