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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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Major Crimes. Major Convictions. See more »

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Country:

USA

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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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With an audience of nearly seven million viewers on average, its first-season ratings were the highest ever recorded for a new show on cable. See more »

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Good start
15 August 2012 | by alameliSee all my reviews

I was thinking whether to watch or not MAJOR CRIMES, and yes, I am gonna watch! Traditionally, quite a lot of humor. And, as in first episodes of THE CLOSER - conflict between the department and the new boss. This time conflict is deeper, I believe, and the scene between Provenza and Raydor was very intense. I was always fond of cap. Raydor both because she is played by Mary McDonnell and because she is such a pain in the ass. She is so cold-blooded and determined sometimes, and than next moment you can see her confusion and doubts - as with Rusty storyline here, which I liked very much, and I'm looking forward to see, what happens next with the boy.

I'm also curious, if Raydor's passion to the rules will ease with time, or if she'll have to break the rules one day, may be? And if there will be a situation, when she will not agree to negotiate plea bargain... All of this could be interesting twists in the plot and could enhance drama.


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