The Philadelphia homicide squad's lone female detective finds her calling when she's assigned "cold cases", older crimes that have never been solved.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Kathryn Morris ...  Lilly Rush 156 episodes, 2003-2010
John Finn ...  John Stillman 156 episodes, 2003-2010
Jeremy Ratchford ...  Nick Vera 156 episodes, 2003-2010
Thom Barry ...  Will Jeffries 156 episodes, 2003-2010
Danny Pino ...  Scotty Valens 151 episodes, 2003-2010
Tracie Thoms ...  Kat Miller 106 episodes, 2005-2010
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Storyline

Lilly Rush is a Philadelphia police detective working for the department's homicide squad and being assigned "cold cases": crimes that were committed many years before and have not been solved. Lilly must try to re-think the crime scenes and interview other people involved with the victims to find a link to solving the cases. Written by ahmetkozan

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Better late than never. See more »


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TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

CBS | CBS Official Site

Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

28 September 2003 (USA) See more »

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Anexihniastes ypotheseis See more »

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Dolby Digital (Dolby 5.1)

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The flashback scenes were usually shot with the type of film stock used at the time of the setting (as much as possible). See more »

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In multiple instances, the squad's detectives employ threats or coercive tactics that would either damage the case or result in possible acquittals. On several occasions the captain (the squad's leader) is involved in these interrogations which would result in his dismissal from his job. See more »

Quotes

Cindy: [about her abusive husband] And you tell yourself that it was just a shove really. He didn't mean it, he loves me, so you stay.
Nancy: We all stayed.
Cindy: Until one day you realize the door you could've walked out a long time ago is nailed shut forever.
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Connections

Referenced in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.172 (2010) See more »

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Nara
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by E.S. Posthumus
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I used to like this show
18 January 2007 | by nomad472002See all my reviews

I used to like this show. The juxtaposition of the characters, how they used to look at the time the case occurred, to how they look now, was interesting.

Now, this show seems to have gotten tiresome. The cops go about asking their questions, interspersing them with "Maybe you did ..." as if hurling unveiled accusations is a good investigative technique. One might think that they expect the 'interviewee' to break down and say, "Yes, yes! I did it. Take me in, please..." Real investigators strive to have their interviewees not even be aware that they are a suspect, so that they don't clam up.

Really tiresome.


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