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Murder in the First 

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A single murder case is dissected from the committing of the crime through to the investigation, arrest and trial.
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Series cast summary:
Taye Diggs ...  Terry English 32 episodes, 2014-2016
Kathleen Robertson ...  Hildy Mulligan 32 episodes, 2014-2016
Ian Anthony Dale ...  Jim Koto 32 episodes, 2014-2016
Raphael Sbarge ...  David Molk 32 episodes, 2014-2016
Lombardo Boyar ...  Edgar Navarro 32 episodes, 2014-2016
Currie Graham ...  Mario Siletti 32 episodes, 2014-2016
Mimi Kirkland ...  Louise Mulligan 32 episodes, 2014-2016
Jamie McShane ...  M.E. Justin Burnside / ... 19 episodes, 2014-2016
Camille Balsamo ...  Kami Keefer 17 episodes, 2014-2016
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A single murder case is dissected from the committing of the crime through to the investigation, arrest and trial.

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Release Date:

9 June 2014 (USA) See more »

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Untitled Steven Bochco/TNT Project See more »

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San Francisco, California, USA See more »

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Stock characters, re-tread ideas, no surprises
16 June 2014 | by jds10011See all my reviews

There's nothing new here. These characters are pulled off the shelf of the basic Hollywood police show writer. Bochco was original several years ago, but this is just running the same material through updated cameras.

The lead actress over-acts everything; she has no sense of pacing, no subtlety. She's there to fill the space of the female character, and she brings nothing special to the role, whatsoever. She seems painfully obvious about just playing on the 'hot chick' motif of so-called actress.

But, she's consistent with the writing and directing in general. Taye Diggs is out of his element, and can't bring most of the other 'actors' up to to a higher level. Richard Schiff is wasted in a minor role of yet another stereotype.

The show has the feel of people simply fulfilling contractual obligations: very little effort behind the writing. Peopled by too many sub-par 'actors' who are either being allowed or encouraged to overplay roles, and to make sure that they don't go deep into character development. This is all about telling instead of showing. And, the stuff that is being told is stereotypical and therefore boring.


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