This show centers on the NYPD's Major Case Squad (and the offbeat, Sherlock Holmes-like Detective Robert Goren) in its efforts to stop the worst criminal offenders in New York. It also puts a new twist to the "Law & Order" formula: now, in each episode, we see the crimes as they are planned and committed.
In New York City's war on crime, the worst criminal offenders are pursued by the detectives of the Major Case Squad. These are their stories.
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Did You Know?
At the end of the fourth season, Jamey Sheridan
suffered Bell's palsy, a facial paralysis that affected one half of his face. In the fifth season, his character, Captain James Deakins, carried an eye patch over his left eye, to hide the signs of the paralysis. See more
Several of the cases shown would clearly be under the purview of the NY State Police or even the FBI. Major Case would be limited to cases which were committed inside the city of New York. See more
Detective Robert Goren
One thing this line of work teaches us is that guys will do anything for love.
The version of the show shown in the UK on Channel Five has a completely different version of the opening credits with different music. See more
Follows Homicide: The Movie
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