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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Donnie Wahlberg ...  Detective Joel Stevens 24 episodes, 2002-2003
Neal McDonough ...  David McNorris 24 episodes, 2002-2003
Mykelti Williamson ...  Detective Bobby 'Fearless' Smith 24 episodes, 2002-2003
Gary Basaraba ...  Officer Ray Hechler 24 episodes, 2002-2003
Lana Parrilla ...  Teresa Ortiz 24 episodes, 2002-2003
Jason Gedrick ...  Officer Tom Turcotte 24 episodes, 2002-2003
Nina Garbiras ...  Andrea Little 18 episodes, 2002-2003
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Each episode of this series, set in present day Los Angeles, examines one crime from many different viewpoints - uniformed cops, detectives, witnesses, the media, the fire department and rescue squad, even the criminals themselves. Written by Brian Barjenbruch

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One crime. Seen from every point of view.


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Official Sites:

NBC | NBC Primetime

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 September 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Metrópolis See more »

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Runtime:

(24 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The episode "Insured by Smith and Wesson" features Joe Penny as a former actor on a fictional TV series of that name. The clips shown from that fictional series are actually from Penny's old show Riptide (1984). See more »

Quotes

[Interrogating a teenage murder suspect]
Det. Joel Stevens: You shot a SIX-YEAR-OLD! What is WRONG with you?
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Connections

Referenced in Make or Break TV: EZ Streets (2008) See more »

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A wonderful, if short-lived series.
30 June 2005 | by blanche-2See all my reviews

I really don't understand how this show was pulled because it was really excellent. I agree with one of the posters that the people behind it should have gone to HBO. Another possibility would have been F/X, where Boomtown would have found a good home in the company of The Shield, Rescue Me, and Nip 'n' Tuck.

Unfortunately, it ended up on network television where it lived a short life. Boomtown sported a wonderful cast, including Donnie Wahlberg, Neil McDonough, Mykelti Williamson (whom I remember when he was a kid on "Cover Up"), Jason Gedrick, and a story arc which featured the beautiful Vanessa Williams and Rebecca de Mornay.

Boomtown had a lot of style, interesting stories, and a great cast. It's no wonder NBC got rid of it. Bozos!


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