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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)

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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

Mr. LaFontaine: I've been trying to think of a prayer but I'm coming up blank. It's been a long time. You got any?
Det. Joel Stevens: No. No I'm all out.
Mr. LaFontaine: How about you? Prayer?
Det. Bobby "Fearless" Smith: I don't have a prayer, but I do have a story.
Mr. LaFontaine: Ok.
Det. Bobby "Fearless" Smith: There was this wave way out in the ocean. He was just racing along having a great time. Sun light glinting, sparkling, just flying. Until one day he look ahead and he saw wave after wave in front of him crashing on the beach and he got scared. And this older wave in front of him said, "I know what your ...
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Powerfully acted
23 April 2003 | by ascutch1See all my reviews

This is the best crime drama on television and the best in recent memory. The changing perspectives are not what sets the show apart. In fact, this aspect is hit and miss. One week it might add something, the next week the story could be told in sequence with equal force. What sets this show apart is the performances of the cast. Neal McDonough is awe inspiring as talented but tragically flawed Deputy DA David McNorris. His performance is more intelligent and nuanced than anything else on network television. It is an incredible combination of a man with positive attributes who is constantly on the edge of self destruction. Donnie Wahlberg and Mykelti Williams also play roles of a lifetime. This is an addictive show that is a must see on Sunday nights.


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