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L.A. Heat 

The action-packed cases of 2 cops, one white one black, in LA. A wisecracking combination, with plenty of action, chases and explosions thrown in for good measure.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Wolf Larson ...  Det. Chester 'Chase' McDonald 48 episodes, 1997-1999
Steven Williams ...  Det. August Brooks / ... 48 episodes, 1997-1999
Renee Tenison ...  Kendra Brooks 48 episodes, 1997-1999
Kenneth Tigar ...  Captain Jensen 47 episodes, 1997-1999
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The action-packed cases of 2 cops, one white one black, in LA. A wisecracking combination, with plenty of action, chases and explosions thrown in for good measure. Written by Cynan Rees <cynanrees@hotmail.com>

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Official Sites:

TNT's L.A. Heat site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 March 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cidade Escaldante See more »

Filming Locations:

Beverly Hills, California, USA See more »

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PM Entertainment Group See more »
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Runtime:

(48 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo | Dolby (5.0) (DVD version)

Color:

Color
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Trivia

August and Kendra live at 4579 19th St. Inglewood, CA, 93340. Although the address was fictitious, the actual house belonged to co-producer Paul Volk. See more »

Connections

Featured in Earth Minus Zero (1996) See more »

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Bionic Blimp
Written by Taylor William Stacy and Howard Hallis
Performed by The Don Knotts Overdrive
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Great action show
26 August 2006 | by cosmic_questSee all my reviews

I don't think anyone would ever accuse 'LA Heat' of being a dark, emotional cop drama on the calibre of 'Law and Order' but that doesn't make it any less enjoyable. The series centred on LA detectives August Brooks and Chase McDonald as they track down criminals resulting in many car chases and shoot outs.

The show relies very much on a 'Lethal Weapon' formula where Brooks is the older, black cop who is more mature and laid back while McDonald is the young, reckless white cop whose over-energetic ways often requiring reining in by his veteran partner. The two leads, Steven Williams as Brooks and Wolf Larson as McDonald, have a great rapport and portray their characters in a likable manner.

'LA Heat' often does pushes the boundaries of realism with the number of car chases, shootings and explosions shown every episodes but that's what makes it fun. It doesn't pretend to be deep and dark and instead revels in light-hearted action, excitement and humour. Definitely a must for fans of 'Lethal Weapon' and 'Bad Boys'.


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