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Deputy Police Chief Brenda Johnson runs the Priority Homicide Division of the LAPD with an unorthodox style. Her innate ability to read people and obtain confessions helps her and her team solve the city's toughest, most sensitive cases.

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Series cast summary:
...  Brenda Leigh Johnson 109 episodes, 2005-2012
...  Will Pope 109 episodes, 2005-2012
...  David Gabriel 109 episodes, 2005-2012
...  Russell Taylor 109 episodes, 2005-2012
...  Louie Provenza 109 episodes, 2005-2012
...  Fritz Howard 109 episodes, 2005-2012
...  Buzz Watson / ... 109 episodes, 2005-2012
...  Andy Flynn 108 episodes, 2005-2012
...  Mike Tao 107 episodes, 2005-2012
...  Julio Sanchez 105 episodes, 2005-2012
...  Irene Daniels 44 episodes, 2005-2009
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Deputy Police Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson, formerly Atlanta police officer and CIA-trained interrogator, is given the opportunity to run her own division of elite officers of the Los Angeles Police Department. Her unusual procedure for obtaining confessions, blatant disregard for politics, and country accent make her a marked woman. However, with all the bluster and bravado, she still maintains her title, The Closer. Written by Willie Nelson Crane Jr

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They'll bring you in. She'll make you talk. See more »

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Each season of this show had a theme on which its episodes were based. For season one, the theme is a woman in a man's world. Season two is about partnerships. Season three is family. Season four is described by James Duff as a meditation on power in its many forms - natural and human. The theme for season five is change, while season six seems to deal with adjustment. See more »

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Brenda Leigh Johnson: Are you trying to encourage me or make me nervous?
Asst. Police Chief Will Pope: I'm just trying to figure out why you're so damn confident you can get this woman to help you.
Brenda Leigh Johnson: Well, because, Will, I know a little something about admiring the boss and finding out he's not the guy you thought he was.
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Characters and relationship dynamics are the focus ....
9 July 2006 | by See all my reviews

The crime aspect of this show is pretty good, but not extraordinary. This should NOT be the reason to watch the show. If you're looking for that, look somewhere else.

Watch the show for the charming character portrayed by Kyra Sedgewick, who looks like she's in over her head and a mess, but never really is. You won't like her much at first, then she'll start to grow on you and you can't wait for the next episodes. Watch it for the old Lt. Provenza, who you probably wouldn't mind punching in the face ... then episodes later, he's one of your favorite characters on the show. The characters is what makes this show good, and the crimes only further bring out their own .. uh .. character. The script dialog is also very witty. And the acting is very, very good.

If that's what you're looking for, then great. If you're looking for CSI, watch CSI. :)


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