Set in the early 1960's in New York City's Public Morals Division, where cops walk the line between morality and criminality as the temptations that come from dealing with all kinds of vice can get the better of them.

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Edward Burns
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Series cast summary:
Edward Burns ...  Terry Muldoon 10 episodes, 2015
Michael Rapaport ...  Charlie Bullman 10 episodes, 2015
Elizabeth Masucci ...  Christine Muldoon 10 episodes, 2015
Austin Stowell ...  Sean O'Bannon 10 episodes, 2015
Ruben Santiago-Hudson ...  Lt. King 10 episodes, 2015
Wass Stevens ...  Vince Latucci 10 episodes, 2015
Katrina Bowden ...  Fortune 10 episodes, 2015
Brian Wiles ...  Jimmy Shea 10 episodes, 2015
Keith Nobbs ...  Pat Duffy 10 episodes, 2015
Lyndon Smith ...  Deirdre 10 episodes, 2015
Patrick Murney ...  Petey 'Mac' Mackenna 10 episodes, 2015
Cormac Cullinane ...  James Muldoon 10 episodes, 2015
Dave Green Dave Green ...  Paul Sommerfield 10 episodes, 2015
Neal McDonough ...  Rusty Patton 9 episodes, 2015
Brian Dennehy ...  Joe Patton 8 episodes, 2015
Fredric Lehne ...  Tommy Red 7 episodes, 2015
Sawyer Barth ...  Michael Muldoon 7 episodes, 2015
Clare Doherty Clare Doherty ...  Kate Muldoon 7 episodes, 2015
Ray Wiederhold ...  Monk 7 episodes, 2015
Kevin Corrigan ...  Smitty 6 episodes, 2015
Peter Gerety ...  Sargeant Mike Muldoon / ... 6 episodes, 2015
Deborah Hedwall ...  Ina 6 episodes, 2015
Michele Hicks ...  Kay O'Bannon 6 episodes, 2015
Aaron Dean Eisenberg ...  Richard Kane 5 episodes, 2015
Johnny Hopkins ...  Hopkins 5 episodes, 2015
Cleo Handler ...  Barbara 5 episodes, 2015
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Set in the early 1960's in New York City's Public Morals Division, where cops walk the line between morality and criminality as the temptations that come from dealing with all kinds of vice can get the better of them.

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Crime | Drama

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Edward Burns reunites with his Mob City (2013) co-star Neal McDonough. Ironically, McDonough played a cop and Burns a criminal in that series, while in Public Morals (2015), the roles are reversed. See more »

Connections

Featured in Conan: Kunal Nayyar/Ed Burns/EL VY (2015) See more »

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Shot In The Dark
by PT Walkley
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Great premise, excited to see where this goes!
25 August 2015 | by sofianabelleSee all my reviews

I decided to give Public Morals a shot and I was not disappointed. This show is great! It feels authentic to the times, everything from the accents to the set. Not too overdone either, it doesn't look costume-y nor doesn't it feel like they are trying to hard.

Basically the show is about cops in the 60's and how they deal with crime. Actually, most importantly, it's about how they are a part of crime. They play the line between cops and criminals. Just in the first episode we see them taking bribes, lying, playing illegal games, etc. Yet (so far) they seem like good cops when it matters.

I see it as a show about how people dealt with crime in a time when the law was too restrictive to be enforced. Even gay bars were illegal! These cops are trying to keep the city in order, knowing the law as it is can not be properly enforced. Of course there are some points that cross the line and have us wondering on which side they actually stand.

With plenty of good characters, Public Morals explores not only the crime scene in 1960's New York, but also the family life, values, and the sense of morality of the times.

The show has an interesting premise, and I for one am excited to see where it goes.


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English

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25 August 2015 (USA) See more »

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New York City, New York, USA See more »

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