Brooklyn South (1997–1998)
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Pilot 

At the 74th Precinct in South Brooklyn, a typical day begins with a sudden bloodbath when a deranged gunman opens fire on policeman and random civilians outside the station, killing and ... See full summary »

Director:

Mark Tinker

Writers:

David Milch (created by), Steven Bochco (created by) | 6 more credits »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jon Tenney ... Patrol Sgt. Francis X. Donovan
Michael DeLuise ... Off. Phil Roussakoff
Gary Basaraba ... Sgt. Richard Santoro
James Sikking ... Lt. Stan Jonas, IAB (as James B. Sikking)
Yancy Butler ... Off. Anne-Marie Kersey
Titus Welliver ... Off. Jake Lowery
Klea Scott ... Off. Nona Valentine
Patrick McGaw ... Terry Doyle
Richard T. Jones ... Off. Clement Johnson
Adam Rodriguez ... Off. Hector Villanueva
Dylan Walsh ... Off. Jimmy Doyle
A.J. Langer ... Kathleen Doyle
Cynthia Martells ... Mavis Hopkins
James Pickens Jr. ... Detective Reggie Simpson
Geoffrey Rivas ... Detective Louis Rodriguez
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Storyline

At the 74th Precinct in South Brooklyn, a typical day begins with a sudden bloodbath when a deranged gunman opens fire on policeman and random civilians outside the station, killing and wounded several before being wounded and taken into custody where he dies from his wounds. Because of the nature and race-related killings (the shooter, Dashawn Hopkins, is black and all the victims were white) prompts the killer's civil activist/black racist sister, Mavis, to team up with a local fanatic civil rights preacher, Basil Matheson, to insist that an investigation be launched to find out who "murdered" Hopkins. Patrol Sergeant Francis Donovan, tries to keep the situation together while consulting Officer Ann-Marie Kersey who's detective boyfriend was one of the victims. Unknown to everyone, Donovan is revealed to be an informant for the hated Internal Affairs Bureau over some past issues involving his father. Meanwhile, the new transfer, Officer Phil Roussakoff, is partnered with the ... Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

TV-MA
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Trivia

This was the very first television episode (and only one of this series) to be rated TV-MA. See more »

Goofs

The shadow of the boom mic is glimpsed on the sidewalk as Doyle is subduing Hopkins to the ground. See more »

Quotes

Lt. Stan Jonas, IAB: Frank, if you want to strut around behind that desk and show off to everyone how much you dislike us, that's fine. But you are going to find out what happened to that prisoner in that roll call room, and you're going to tell us about it. You're gonna do that, Frank... or you're gonna get hurt.
Patrol Sgt. Francis X. Donovan: So you tell me when I first started out at the academy, that my duty to you was to be a full-on rat.
Lt. Stan Jonas, IAB: You signed on to do what we ask you to do. Now, go home and get a good night's sleep.
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 September 1997 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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