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New Amsterdam 

A New York homicide detective is cursed with immortality.
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2008  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau ...  John Amsterdam / ... 8 episodes, 2008
Zuleikha Robinson ...  Eva Marquez 8 episodes, 2008
Alexie Gilmore ...  Dr. Sara Dillane 8 episodes, 2008
Stephen McKinley Henderson ...  Omar 8 episodes, 2008
Jian Leonardo ...  Detective 8 episodes, 2008
Robert Clohessy ...  Detective Santori 6 episodes, 2008
Jamie Harrold ...  Mank / ... 5 episodes, 2008
Susan Misner ...  Callie Burnett 4 episodes, 2008
Timothy Devlin ...  Bobby Randall 2 episodes, 2008
Harry L. Seddon ...  Cop 2 episodes, 2008
Nick Westrate ...  Sullivan 2 episodes, 2008
Greg Stuhr ...  Antique Dealer / ... 2 episodes, 2008
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A Dutch soldier in the 1600's saves the life of a native woman and is granted the power of eternal youth in return. In the 2000's he is a police detective in New York City, and after 400 years, knows just about everything about the way the criminal mind works. Written by Ron Kerrigan <mvg@whidbey.com>

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Crime | Drama | Sci-Fi

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Official Sites:

Fox Network

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 March 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

New Ámsterdam See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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John uses surnames that are prior or current names of New York City; e.g., Amsterdam, York, etc. See more »

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Down to earth and close to the streets
22 February 2015 | by osj2507See all my reviews

The premise for this was great and I hoped there would be more, but since the eight episodes in 2007/2008 nothing more came, so it was a short lived series and have now been overtaken by a new series with much the same premise "forever", it is not a detective like in this one, but a coroner acting like a detective.

The reason I like this series was the fact that there could be and was in the eight episodes the back and forth in time, the series would have the possibility to have episodes that showed more of past time, then the present and that could be quit cool.

It was a very nice down to earth and close to the streets kind of police series, the acting worked and would have made it an okay series to watch all-in-all.


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