When corruption charges strip him of his job, his family and his pride, former cop Mike Olshansky forges a new identity as a Philadelphia cab driver, patrolling the city as a roving vigilante who works with local police.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Andre Braugher ...  Marcellus Washington 40 episodes, 2002-2004
David Morse ...  Mike Olshansky 40 episodes, 2002-2004
Matthew Borish Matthew Borish ...  Mikey Olshansky 28 episodes, 2002-2003
George Dzundza ...  Tom Grzelak / ... 22 episodes, 2002-2003
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When corruption charges strip him of his job, his family and his pride, former cop Mike Olshansky forges a new identity as a Philadelphia cab driver, patrolling the city as a roving vigilante who works with local police.

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The law has its limits. This ex-cop doesn't. See more »

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Crime | Drama

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Official Sites:

CBS Primetime

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 September 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Die Straßen von Philadelphia See more »

Filming Locations:

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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The taxi used in the show actually has a medallion on the hood as required by the Public Utility Commission. See more »

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Give It A Chance
21 October 2002 | by Pegasus-RealmSee all my reviews

Like another user, I was disappointed in the first episode. David Morse is one of my favorite actors and I agreed that the role seemed unlikely for him and the writing needed some serious help. However, by the second episode, we were pleasantly surprised. We enjoyed it a lot more, and it could have a real future. Sadly, in these days of a show being canceled if it doesn't get enough ratings in the premiere episode, the future remains to be seen. It may take a bit for the show to find it's rhythm... lets hope the execs give it long enough.


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