Set on the Homicide floor of a police headquarters in Melbourne, Australia, detectives work to bring justice for the deceased.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Shane Bourne Shane Bourne ...  Stanley Wolfe 84 episodes, 2007-2011
Nadine Garner ...  Jennifer Mapplethorpe 84 episodes, 2007-2011
Aaron Pedersen ...  Duncan Freeman 84 episodes, 2007-2011
Damien Richardson ...  Matt Ryan 84 episodes, 2007-2011
Noni Hazlehurst Noni Hazlehurst ...  Bernice Waverley 84 episodes, 2007-2011
David Field ...  Terry Jarvis 59 episodes, 2007-2011
Daniel MacPherson ...  Simon Joyner 56 episodes, 2007-2010
Nadia Townsend ...  Allie Kingston 48 episodes, 2009-2011
John Adam John Adam ...  Nick Buchanan 43 episodes, 2009-2011
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Set on the Homicide floor of a police headquarters in Melbourne, Australia, detectives work to bring justice for the deceased.

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No murder will remain a mystery.


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Official Sites:

Yahoo!7 TV [Australia]

Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 August 2007 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

City Homicide, l'enfer du crime See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Translating some of the terms and phrases used in the series for American viewers: A "door knock" is a neighborhood canvas, where police knock on doors to locate witnesses to the crime. A "death knock" is the notification of the next-of-kin of the death of a victim. To "root" someone is to have sex with them, while "rooted" means someone is tired. Similarly, "stuffed" means being tired, but telling someone to get stuffed is similar to telling them to go screw themselves. A "reggo" is a vehicle registration, which reveals the owner. A "shottie" is the term used for a shotgun.

When confronting a suspect, the police do not yell "Freeze!" as they do on American cop shows. Instead, they yell "Police! Don't move!". See more »

Crazy Credits

At the beginning of each programme, a title card is shown that reads "No greater honour will ever be bestowed upon an officer than when they are entrusted with an investigation into the death of a Human Being." See more »

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Lean and mean Australian cop show
22 July 2016 | by sasha99See all my reviews

I've binged my way through many American, British, and a few Australian cop shows and this is one of the best. I'm about halfway through season 2.

If I could describe City Homicide with one word, the word would be "lean." The plots are interesting and the detective work is straightforward. Some of the police work is techie, but most of it is good, old-fashioned research, door-to-door canvassing, and just plain following up leads. And the show avoids injecting unnecessary tension into the process with false leads and red herrings. There's no fat in this show-- just good police work by a capable and compatible ensemble.

There are some character back stories, but they don't shove the crime story to the back burner (as happens in many programs).


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