The Mysteries of Laura (2014–2016)
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Laura Diamond is a hotshot NYPD detective who balances her Columbo-esque day job with a crazy family life. She is asked to go to the home of a computer mogul as death threats have been received.

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McG

Writers:

Jeff Rake (developed for American television by), Carlos Vila (based on the original series created by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Debra Messing ... Laura Diamond
Josh Lucas ... Jake Broderick
Laz Alonso ... Billy Soto
Janina Gavankar ... Meredith Bose
Enrico Colantoni ... Dan Hauser
Max Jenkins ... Max Carnegie
Patrick Breen ... Erik Walden
Jenny Powers ... Deedee Walden
Miriam Shor ... Eleanor Caldecott
Scott Decker Scott Decker ... Brad Walden
Nick Wyman Nick Wyman ... Principal
Ilana Becker ... Coach Culp
Merly Bermudez Merly Bermudez ... Margarita
David Valcin ... Richard LeDeux
Jené ... Hotel Maid (as Jene Hernandez)
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Laura Diamond is a hotshot NYPD detective who balances her Columbo-esque day job with a crazy family life. She is asked to go to the home of a computer mogul as death threats have been received.

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Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Mystery

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TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

17 September 2014 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

Enrico Colantoni and Patrick Breen previously worked together in Galaxy Quest (1999). See more »

Goofs

The NYPD detectives investigate a murder occurring at a house in Westchester County. NYPD has no jurisdiction in Westchester. Crimes taking place there would be investigated by a local police department or county sheriff's office. See more »

Quotes

Dan Hauser: Can I ask you why you're still wearing your wedding ring?
Laura Diamond: I just haven't gotten around to taking it off
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so contrived
17 September 2014 | by myopnionisSee all my reviews

I was excited to see a good cast and looking forward to seeing this show. Huge disappointment - Even if you can ignore all the noise - which is hard to do (constant kid screaming) and sound editing that is way too loud in chase scenes, etc. Messing was great in Will & Grace but it has become clear over the years and especially in this show that she needs to stick to comedic acting. Her dramatic acting is so contrived and with writing that is incredibly contrived, it only makes things worse. Her partner isn't a very good actor either - the only person even remotely believable in the cast is Enrico Colantoni. It takes some bad writing and directing to take actors that are previously loved and make you not at all interested in them. It is predictable, over-acted, contrived, relying on typical tools like regurgitating old shows characters and stories, loud chase scenes, noise to show chaos, rather than allowing the acting to portray chaos, etc. Overall, just nothing worth watching. Sad too, because I was excited about it.


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