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Major Crimes 

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The Closer (2005) spin-off series, which follows Captain Raydor of the Los Angeles Police Department.

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Series cast summary:
Mary McDonnell ...  Sharon Raydor 105 episodes, 2012-2018
G.W. Bailey ...  Louie Provenza 105 episodes, 2012-2018
Tony Denison ...  Andy Flynn 105 episodes, 2012-2018
Michael Paul Chan ...  Mike Tao 105 episodes, 2012-2018
Raymond Cruz ...  Julio Sanchez 105 episodes, 2012-2018
Phillip P. Keene ...  Buzz Watson 105 episodes, 2012-2018
Kearran Giovanni ...  Amy Sykes 105 episodes, 2012-2018
Graham Patrick Martin ...  Rusty Beck 105 episodes, 2012-2018
Jonathan Del Arco ...  Dr. Fernando Morales 69 episodes, 2012-2018
Ransford Doherty ...  Kendall 59 episodes, 2012-2017
Kathe Mazur ...  D.D.A. Andrea Hobbs / ... 55 episodes, 2012-2018
Robert Gossett ...  Russell Taylor 50 episodes, 2012-2016
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This "Closer" spinoff follows cases handled by the Major Crimes division of the LA Police Department. The 7-member team is headed by Capt. Sharon Raydor, whose intellectual smarts combined with a calm, even temperament help a team of experts solve high-profile murder cases. In addition to running the show, Raydor helps guide and protect her teenage charge, a witness in a horrific crime, who finds a safe refuge among members of the major-case squad. Written by writermaia

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Leading with convictions. See more »

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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English

Release Date:

13 August 2012 (USA) See more »

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Crimes Graves See more »

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Warner Bros. Television See more »
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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16:9 HD
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Eric Garcetti, who plays Los Angeles Mayor Ramon Quintero on The Closer and Major Crimes, is the son of former LA DA Gil Garcetti, a consulting producer on both shows. In 2013, two years after his last appearance on The Closer as Mayor Quintero, Eric Garcetti was actually elected mayor of Los Angeles. After his election, he made another appearance as Quintero on Major Crimes, even filming a scene in his own office in LA's City Hall. See more »

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Spun-off from The Closer (2005) See more »

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Good, but one vital change must be made
29 September 2016 | by favmanSee all my reviews

It's a great show, and though I regretted Ms Sedgwick's departure, Mary McDonnell does just as well - a thoughtful and individual portrayal that keeps you watching her. She gives a master class in how to play drama quietly and still grip. I like all the other characters, too, especially F. W. Bailey and Michael Paul Chan, who grow as the series progresses. Also - and this is essential - the stories and their solutions are of the highest quality. It is that rare combination of police procedural and humour, which gives the distinct impression that there people are real human beings, who not only work together but like one another. So I am a devoted fan - with just one problem. I would give it 8 or 9 if one vital change were made. That is:

Get. Rid Of. Effing. Rusty.


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