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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Runtime:

| (88 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The show is about women police officers in San Francisco. In real-life, many locker rooms for women cops were converted men's rooms. Many cops put plants in the old toilets and urinals, because the fixtures were never removed. In the first season of the show, the locker room for the women was a converted men's room that featured plants in an old urinal stall. See more »

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Jinny: Ah, first-timer, huh? Mm.
Theodore: Yeah.
Jinny: Then you must have had the dream by now.
Theodore: Uh, wh-what dream?
Jinny: Oh, you know. The one all new ADAs have. Packed courtroom. Everyone you know is there: parents, siblings, friends, professors. Stand up to address the jury. They all start laughing at you! I mean, we're not talking little girlie giggles, Theodore. We are talking earsplitting, humiliation-inducing derision here.
Theodore: Why?
Jinny: Because your buck naked, my friend! All right, Teddy just exactly how nervous are you?
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I'm amazed by how many people actually like this show
7 June 2006 | by naitreSee all my reviews

Mediocre at its best, laughable the rest of the time. While OK when dealing with relationship issues, the show is increasingly hilarious whenever professional issues are on. Like pretty much everyone, I have seen dozens of police shows, but The Division manages somehow to shine among them all. The cops come across as persistently unprofessional, yet constantly smug, which in reality would have made any real work done impossible. But the funniest part are the criminals. I understand that 40 minutes per episode require a tight timing, but it's still ridiculous to see (at the end of each episode) the villain eagerly unveil his or her sinister plan, like they have an uncontrollable urge to tell EVERYTHING to the cops and ruin themselves as quickly as possible. So funny it's not even funny.


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