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Cracker: Mind Over Murder 

Cracker (original title)
Unconventional psychologist Gerry "Fitz" Fitzgerald is one of the best police interrogators in the business, mostly because his own quirks and perversities help him get inside the criminal mind.
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Series cast summary:
Robert Pastorelli ...  Gerry 'Fitz' Fitzgerald 16 episodes, 1997-1999
Carolyn McCormick ...  Judith Fitzgerald 16 episodes, 1997-1999
Josh Hartnett ...  Michael Fitzgerald 16 episodes, 1997-1999
Robert Wisdom ...  Detective Danny Watlington 15 episodes, 1997-1999
Scott Sowers Scott Sowers ...  Detective Parker / ... 15 episodes, 1997-1999
Angela Featherstone ...  Det. Hannah Tyler 14 episodes, 1997-1999
R. Lee Ermey ...  Lieutenant Fry 13 episodes, 1997-1999
Paul Perri ...  Waldron 10 episodes, 1997-1999
Sally Levi Sally Levi ...  Hope Fitzgerald 8 episodes, 1997-1999
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Gerry "Fitz" Fitzgerald is a troubled doctor of psychology. To be able to pay the bills, he gives lectures at colleges, has a small practice in a mini-mall, has his own radio show, and helps the Los Angeles police department solve difficult cases. But that's only true when he doesn't have to deal with his own inner demons, which include drinking, gambling, extramarital affairs, and a tense relationship with his wife Judith and son Michael. Written by Anonymous

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18 September 1997 (USA) See more »

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Cracker: Mind Over Murder See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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(16 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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U.S. re-make of British T.V. series 'Cracker'. See more »

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Remake of Cracker (1993) See more »

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Terrible! But don't blame the actors.
23 January 2004 | by RussianPantyHogSee all my reviews

I was a big fan of the original "Cracker" & this americanised version simply doesn't work. The actors all put in good performances, but they can only work with what writers give them, and, therein lie the problems. Strangely, I find myself blaming Jimmy McGovern. He is an EXCELLENT writer & most of us brits still remember Robert Carlyle's electrifying performance as the psychotic 'Albie'. Let's face it, McGovern helped make him a star. However, that was writing for the British market - and Jimmy is British. This dire attempt at success in the US is about as convincing as my new York accent. I can only think of one reason for watching "Fitz" and that is; just imagine Robbie Coltrane playing Robert Pastorelli playing Fitz? Now that WOULD be hilarious.


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