A former police officer returns to the force after having been wrongly imprisoned for years.

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Rand Ravich
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Series cast summary:
Damian Lewis ...  Charlie Crews 32 episodes, 2007-2009
Sarah Shahi ...  Dani Reese 32 episodes, 2007-2009
Adam Arkin ...  Ted Earley 32 episodes, 2007-2009
Brent Sexton ...  Robert Stark / ... 22 episodes, 2007-2009
Donal Logue ...  Captain Kevin Tidwell 21 episodes, 2008-2009
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Brilliant LAPD detective Charlie Crews has survived the extreme abuse befalling an innocent cop in prison, and was exonerated for the murders and released after 12 years of hell in jail. He could retire on his settlement, but chooses to resume police work. Nevertheless, the grim experience has made him more philosophical and tempted to put justice - especially for the innocent - above chasing the presumably guilty and legally by-the-book, as his new partner Dani Reese must experience and learn to cope with. Written by KGF Vissers

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Life was what they took from him. Life is what he got back. See more »

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Victor Rivers and Sarah Shahi portray father and daughter. Rivers is of Cuban decent, while Shahi is Spanish and Iranian. See more »

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[first lines]
Fellow Cop: As a cop all you have is other cops. But we all walked away.
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New show worth watching
11 October 2007 | by imdb-17961See all my reviews

NBC did a horrible job advertising this new show and I almost didn't watch the first episode because it didn't look like it was worth watching, I glad I did. The writers thew in a great combination of humor and suspense. How often do you see a chase seen end with a cop and suspect duking it out in a knife fight? Unlike other police shows, this show you really don't know if the victim will actually turn out to be the criminal - in the last episode I watched I found myself going back and forth believing victim, no, criminal, no, victim, no, criminal......

I should point out that this show may not seem to be so great at first but once you've gotten to know the characters you'll find yourself waiting anxiously for the next episode. This is a show you grow into.


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Official Sites:

NBC [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 September 2007 (USA) See more »

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Life See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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(32 episodes)

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