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Brooklyn South 

A realistic and gritty police drama centering on the lives of a group of close knit police officers and crime victims at a seedy police station in Brooklyn, New York City.
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Jon Tenney ...  Patrol Sgt. Francis X. Donovan 22 episodes, 1997-1998
Michael DeLuise ...  Off. Phil Roussakoff 22 episodes, 1997-1998
Gary Basaraba ...  Sgt. Richard Santoro / ... 22 episodes, 1997-1998
Titus Welliver ...  Off. Jake Lowery 22 episodes, 1997-1998
Klea Scott ...  Off. Nona Valentine 22 episodes, 1997-1998
Dylan Walsh ...  Off. Jimmy Doyle 22 episodes, 1997-1998
Yancy Butler ...  Off. Anne-Marie Kersey / ... 21 episodes, 1997-1998
James Sikking ...  Capt. Stan Jonas / ... 20 episodes, 1997-1998
Richard T. Jones ...  Off. Clement Johnson 20 episodes, 1997-1998
Adam Rodriguez ...  Off. Hector Villanueva 20 episodes, 1997-1998
Patrick McGaw ...  Terry Doyle 16 episodes, 1997-1998
A.J. Langer ...  Kathleen Doyle 9 episodes, 1997-1998
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Storyline

"Brooklyn South" is the latest police show from executive producer/creator Steven Bochco, who also brought us "Hill Street Blues" and "NYPD Blue" and other shows. Here, we follow the officers and victims within one of the precincts in Brooklyn, New York. Written by Ari Herzog <ari@ici.net>

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Crime | Drama

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TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

22 September 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Esquadra de Brooklyn See more »

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Runtime:

(22 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The first show on network TV to receive a TV-MA (known then as TV-M) since the TV Parental Guidelines ratings system debut in January of the same year. See more »

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Why didn't it work?
6 October 2005 | by movieman_kevSee all my reviews

A Steven Boncho production that lasted only one season. Partly because of airing opposite of the target audience's Monday Night Football, partly because of not one of the characters connecting to the little audience this show managed to keep after maybe a handful of episodes. I watched perhaps 4 episodes before I gave up on it during it's network TV run. Later, when it was released on DVD, I decided to give it another chance primarily on the strength of the superb first episode alone. Again I found that as the episodes wore on, my interest began to wane again. This show may be realistic, it may be well acted, but it doesn't have the spark that either "Hill Street Blues", "NYPD Blue", or to a less extant "S.W.A.T" did. The show committed the sin of not having anyone in the cast that stands out and is relatable for me. It just seemed a retread of story lines from other better productions.

My overall grade: C

Complete Series DVD Extras: Commentary by Co-creator David Milch on the Pilot; a 14 minute interview with Steven Boncho; Cast & Crew bios; and a list of police response codes


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