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Major Crimes 

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | TV Series (2012–2018)
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The Closer (2005) spin-off series, which follows Captain Raydor of the Los Angeles Police Department.

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Cast

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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Storyline

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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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 August 2012 (USA) See more »

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Major Crimes See more »

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Dolby Digital

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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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Character development and plot movement
18 September 2012 | by donaldedwardbattSee all my reviews

Major Crimes has taken the already rich and developed characters of The Closer and endowed them with more back story and more emotional depth. I particularly like that every character is now up front and am thoroughly enjoying the interplay among the characters. The new teen character is helping to expose a tender side of Lt. Raydor. Kudos to all the actors for developing such dynamic and sympathetic portraits.

In addition, the writing and directing is exemplary. The asides and business among the characters enriches the relationships, and the plots are moving, sometimes at breathtaking speed, but also with a rhythm that enhances the tension and release of the plot line. This show is the highlight of our television viewing week!


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