The cases of a police unit specializing in revisiting old criminal files whose investigations have been inconclusive.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Julie Stewart ...  Sgt. Ali McCormick 98 episodes, 1998-2005
Garry Chalk ...  Insp. Andrew Pawlachuk 68 episodes, 1999-2005
Tamara Marie Watson ...  Detective Mickey Kollander 59 episodes, 1999-2003
Gregory Calpakis ...  Det. Nicco Sevallis / ... 58 episodes, 1999-2003
Joely Collins ...  Christine Wren 57 episodes, 2000-2005
Jay Brazeau ...  Sam Fisher 52 episodes, 1998-2001
Matthew Bennett ...  Det. Len Harper / ... 41 episodes, 2001-2005
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Cold Squad is a one hour police crime-drama made in Vancouver about a team of Vancouver police officers in charge of investigating and solving cases that have been in the "cold" file for a while, which basically means the police gave up on them because there were no leads. Written by person1

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Canada

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English

Release Date:

23 January 1998 (Canada) See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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The show had a complete cast overhaul for the third season, keeping only one of the characters, Sgt. Ali McCormick (Julie Stewart), from the previous two seasons. In fact, Stewart is the only cast member to appear in all the episodes of all seven seasons. See more »

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Good, but not amazing
18 June 2005 | by nassty_hobbitses9See all my reviews

While I enjoyed this series in that it was Canadian, well acted, fairly well scripted and with a good plot, it is my personal opinion that it fails to reach the standards set by such series as CSI and Law and Order. The over-involvement of the squad's personal lives is what I think galled me the most. Don't get me wrong, I like a little personal spice thrown in here and there, but it often seemed to be more about the investigators than the investigation. But hey, if that's what you're going for, then this is certainly the show for you. I'm certainly not a expert, having only seen one season, but I did see the entire first season, and what I saw there mostly pleased me. There was a good, solid plot; a script that is much more high-brow and MUCH less painfully corny than the twenty million other hack cop shows being aired; More than decent actors who are decently but not unrealistically beautiful and who wear clothes detectives would actually WEAR; and for the fellow science nuts out there, forensics is added JUST enough to make it interesting from that aspect. All in all, I'd say, for a Canadian thing, its pretty darn amazing- but out of the whole world, I've seen better.


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