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Killer Instinct 

San Francisco Detectives handle the City's most Bizarre Crimes

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Series cast summary:
Johnny Messner ...  Detective Jack Hale 13 episodes, 2005-2006
Chi McBride ...  Lt. Matt Cavanaugh 13 episodes, 2005-2006
Kristin Lehman ...  Detective Danielle Carter 12 episodes, 2005-2006
Ramon De Ocampo ...  Harry Oka 10 episodes, 2005-2006
Jessica Steen ...  Dr. Francine Klepp 7 episodes, 2005
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Detective Jack Hale works for the San Francisco Police Department Deviant Crimes Division which means he investigates unusual crimes. He has a special insight into criminals because his father is a serial killer. His partner is Danielle Carter. His boss is Lt. Cavanaugh. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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The executive producer of CSI takes on San Francisco and the most deviant crimes imaginable.


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More of the same but not as good
20 March 2007 | by mdpomroySee all my reviews

There's a group of Fox TV executives sitting around a boardroom table wondering what new show to commission.

'How about aiming for something like 24 or The West Wing?' says one of them, but they all agree it would be too expensive, and cheap TV is less likely to harm the station if it flops.

'Well, how about getting together some great comedy writers and doing a quality sitcom?' offers another and is fired on the spot. 'Don't you know good writers cost lots of money!' the big chief barks. 'That's why we invented reality TV.'

'We could do yet another crime drama...' suggests a man in a bland suit. 'I'm listening...' the boss replies, suddenly interested. 'People like CSI, so let's do another copy of that,' Blandman adds.

'But there are already far too many CSI clones out there, what can we do to make ours stand out?' a naive junior enquires and is sacked instantly. 'Stand out! If we do that people may be confused! Let's give them more of what they already like!' the big chief screams.

'Let's just add more violence and make it really grisly, we are Fox after all,' another suit suggests to a hearty reply of 'now you're getting it', from the big chief. 'We could make them the Deviant Crimes Unit,' he goes on to add, clearly on a roll.

'By Jove, he's got it!' the big chief laughs, 'and the victims could be beautiful and vulnerable women who wear very little on screen.' 'Well that would certainly distract people from the average acting and poor scripts,' Blandman points out.

'Then it's settled, we just need a name,' the big chief announces. 'We could call it Sex Cops Violence?'

'Too literal, how about Killer Instinct…it conveys violence, but sounds a bit like Basic Instinct which had lots of sex.'

'Puuurfect', the big chief replies and then they all slap each other on the back and go and cancel Arrested Development.


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