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:
...  Lilly Rush 156 episodes, 2003-2010
...  John Stillman 156 episodes, 2003-2010
...  Nick Vera 156 episodes, 2003-2010
...  Will Jeffries 156 episodes, 2003-2010
...  Scotty Valens 151 episodes, 2003-2010
...  Kat Miller 106 episodes, 2005-2010
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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.

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Hope lives...because the evidence never dies. See more »


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28 September 2003 (USA)  »

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Silas Weir Mitchell auditioned to play Nick Vera. See more »

Goofs

Frequently, in various episodes, the detectives say that a gun is registered to someone (or that someone has no registered guns, or the like). There is no gun registration in Pennsylvania; it's prohibited by state law. See more »

Quotes

[to Lilly]
Tom Stillman: Why do women always have "high hopes" for men who want to kill them?
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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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best TV show for years
14 August 2005 | by See all my reviews

This is brilliant ! In a time where "best shows"are simply physically exhausting to watch-this is a revelation. Each episode leaves you in deep thought-and you get insight in the feelings of both victim and criminal. And indeed others involved. Some wonderful touches, like "then and now" footage adds to the brilliance. I am still young myself (well, ok...31..) but I dislike the mtv-style of filming in many American series. Cold case gives you an opportunity to think for yourself, unlike an other popular show- where a hero with one facial expression saves the world from the bad guys over and over again. I will not name this show-seems I am the only one hating it:) But-cold case-yes, bravo. More of this please !


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