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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Complete series cast summary:
...  Patrol Sgt. Francis X. Donovan 22 episodes, 1997-1998
...  Off. Phil Roussakoff 22 episodes, 1997-1998
...  Sgt. Richard Santoro / ... 22 episodes, 1997-1998
...  Off. Jake Lowery 22 episodes, 1997-1998
...  Off. Nona Valentine 22 episodes, 1997-1998
...  Off. Jimmy Doyle 22 episodes, 1997-1998
...  Off. Anne-Marie Kersey / ... 21 episodes, 1997-1998
...  Capt. Stan Jonas / ... 20 episodes, 1997-1998
...  Off. Clement Johnson 20 episodes, 1997-1998
...  Off. Hector Villanueva 20 episodes, 1997-1998
...  Terry Doyle 16 episodes, 1997-1998
...  Kathleen Doyle 9 episodes, 1997-1998
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"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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22 September 1997 (USA)  »

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A Esquadra de Brooklyn  »

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(22 episodes)

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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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Brooklyn South overview
16 September 2007 | by See all my reviews

The fact that this series ran only one season is a travesty. It's true it was competing with football etc...however, Steven Boccho and David Milch actually focused on the street officer in uniform. A tremendous cast of Gary Basaraba who made the show go..but outstanding performances by actors like James Sitking ( Hill Street Blues, Dylan Walsh, Michael Deluise (from NYPD Blue )Titus Welliver,Jon Tenny and Richard Jones. Klea Scott and Yancy Butler portrayed women police officers who interacted very well with their counterparts week after week and did their jobs very well. The series targeted the very essence of police work and that is, working the streets. It focused on the officer's duty,their personal lives, traumas and stress as they put their lives on the line every time they walked out the door of the 74th precinct. It is true there has been police series on TV, dating back to Dragnet (featuring detectives) Adam 12 ( almost robotic in nature ), William Shatner as TJ Hooker in 1982. Even Hill Street Blues featured the street officer in uniform, but was almost comedic when you consider the reflection of this mythical police department, where the officers didn't conform to the departmental regulation of the uniform..officers were allowed to wear corporate baseball caps, cowboy boots etc..with no fear of reprisal. James Sitking played a mercenary predator who was the commander of the SWAT team who wanted to utilize his latest weapons no matter what circumstances demanded. This is not to mention Renko (a loose cannon ) who in most departments would have been sent to see the department psycologist. But, none the less, it was a great show which lasted for years. The weekly scripts were outstanding addressing the controversial issues of the day while still reflecting the professionalism of the Police Officer in a positive way. This series may be history now, but it is available on DVD. I highly recommend it. Given what the choices are today, 10 years later..it should be welcomed back..regardless of critic opinion and "ratings". We lost a good series here.


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