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Nash Bridges 

A smart alecky San Francisco, California cop and his get rich quick scheme of a partner keep tabs on crime and take down the bad guys in the Bay Area.

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Carlton Cuse
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 19 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Don Johnson ...  Insp. Nash Bridges 122 episodes, 1996-2001
Jodi Lyn O'Keefe ...  Cassidy Bridges 122 episodes, 1996-2001
Jeff Perry ...  Insp. Harvey Leek 122 episodes, 1996-2001
Peggy Sandow ...  Officer Peggy 122 episodes, 1996-2001
Cheech Marin ...  Insp. Joe Dominguez 120 episodes, 1996-2001
Jaime Gomez ...  Insp. Evan Cortez / ... 100 episodes, 1996-2000
James Gammon ...  Nick Bridges 96 episodes, 1996-2001
Ronald Russell Ronald Russell ...  Officer Ronnie / ... 65 episodes, 1997-2001
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Storyline

Nash (Don Johnson) is a smart-alecky police inspector, who's seen fighting crime on the streets of San Francisco, California, while driving around in his screaming yellow 1970ish Plymouth Hemi Barracuda. He's the typical super-cop on the beat, who always wins in the end. Unfortunately, his personal relationships leave much to be desired. He has two ex-wives, a sixteen-year-old daughter needing a lot of supervision, and a father with Alzheimer's disease who keeps getting kicked out of retirement homes and dropping by to visit. Written by NASH-B Discussion List Moderators <nash-b-request@bayne.com>

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Taglines:

Crime fighter by day. Lady killer by night. See more »


Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 March 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(122 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The script that Hunter S. Thompson and Don Johnson wrote and pitched to NBC was much darker than the series ended up, and wasn't particularly suitable for prime time. In it, Nash was a drug addict who was dating the daughter of a wanted San Francisco, California mafia figure. See more »

Goofs

Officer Ronnie wears sergeant's stripes; he should therefore be referred to as 'Sergeant Ronnie'. See more »

Quotes

Joe Dominguez: Nash! Where have you been? Why didn't you call?
Nash Bridges: My cel-phone battery was dead. I was out on the water.
Joe Dominguez: I... I... why didn't you call?
Nash Bridges: I told you. My battery was dead.
Joe Dominguez: Man, you had us so scared! You should've called!
Nash Bridges: Hey, am I speaking English?
Joe Dominguez: Well, we thought you were dead!
[Nash laughs]
Nash Bridges: You thought I was dead 'cause I didn't call?
Joe Dominguez: No, we thought you were dead 'cause of the massive explosion up at the storage yard!
[...]
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Referenced in Veronica Mars: Nevermind the Buttocks (2006) See more »

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The first 5 seasons were great with great cast members.
6 March 2004 | by leeluloriSee all my reviews

When Season 6 introduced Inspectors Antwon Babcock(Cress Williams) and Rachel McCabe(Wendy Moniz), the show tanked. There was no chemistry between Antwon & Harvey and Rachel didn't even belong in the series. There was a real friendship between Harvey & Evan; which, when lost caused the show to lose an exceptional link to viewers. Nash & Joe have the same chemistry that Harvey & Evan had. No one would even think of killing off Joe. Cassity becoming a member of the SFPD was the beginning of the end. Rachel's addition sealed it. I loved the show and certainly San Francisco was shown to the be beautiful city that it is. Nash's ability to solve crimes & know everything instantly was a little over the top, but the show could have remained one of the great ones had the supporting cast been allowed to shine. What made it great in the beginning was slowly killed off.


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