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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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Cast

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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Storyline

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 his sentence. Life is what he got back. See more »

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Official Sites:

NBC [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 September 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Put osvete See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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(32 episodes)

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Trivia

Charlie Crews' badge number is 38012. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Fellow Cop: As a cop all you have is other cops. But we all walked away.
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Referenced in The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.83 (2010) See more »

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One of the best shows ever
5 December 2007 | by crogers-19See all my reviews

I first saw an episode of Life when I was on vacation in Las Vegas. I was paid ten dollars to watch an episode and give my opinion of the show. After watching the episode, I felt that I should have paid them. I love this show. Charley Crews is one of the most enjoyable characters I have seen on TV in a long time. His viewpoint is new and refreshing to this jaded TV viewer. Sarah Shahi is perfect as his partner and friend. NBC has a hit on their hands. The other networks should take a page from the writers and producers of "Life" and get rid of that so called "reality" TV shows and put on shows like "Life" that keeps you caring for the characters and coming back for more.


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