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The Division 

Five female cops in San Francisco struggle with their personal and professional lives.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Bonnie Bedelia ...  Capt. Kate McCafferty 88 episodes, 2001-2004
Nancy McKeon ...  Inspector Jinny Exstead 88 episodes, 2001-2004
Lisa Vidal ...  Inspector Magdalena 'Magda' Ramirez / ... 88 episodes, 2001-2004
Jon Hamm ...  Inspector Nate Basso 66 episodes, 2002-2004
Taraji P. Henson ...  Inspector Raina Washington 66 episodes, 2002-2004
Tracey Needham ...  Inspector Candace 'C. D.' DeLorenzo / ... 66 episodes, 2001-2003
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It's a cop show with a twist. Lifetime's series explores the personal and professional lives of five very different policewomen in San Francisco. "The Division" features action, suspense, crime and cat-and-mouse chases. It also looks at the ups and downs of romance, family, motherhood and female friendships. It's good, old-fashioned drama about working women with real-life problems. Written by Anonymous

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Five Women, One Code: Justice.


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Official Sites:

Lifetime Entertainment

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 January 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Heart of the City See more »

Filming Locations:

San Francisco, California, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (88 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Three series regulars became pregnant during the run of the show. The pregnancies of Lisa Vidal and Lela Rochon were hidden, but the pregnancy of Nancy McKeon was portrayed. See more »

Quotes

Raina: And I thought you weren't afraid of anything.
Kaitlyn: Raina, you know my biggest fear?
Raina: What's that?
Kaitlyn: That you'll still be here when I turn around.
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Good premise, bad network
16 January 2001 | by Cyprus386See all my reviews

The gist: 5 female cops in San Francisco and their problems and adventures. Bonnie Bedelia, Lela Rochon, Tracey Needham, Nancy McKeon, and Lisa Vidal star in this series that is headed for doom while on the Lifetime network. Seeing the network, the episodes will most likely revolve around the whole "woman-in-peril" subplot. McKeon is a talented actress, as are the others, and shouldn't subject themselves to doing nothing except "woman-in-peril" stuff. This series might fare better on NBC, whose new season was met with insufficient failures. This show is ok, just needs a new network.


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