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Public Morals 

TV-MA | | Crime, Drama | TV Series (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.


Edward Burns









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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Coincidentally, actor Peter Gerety was previously a regular in another unrelated series also titled "Public Morals" in 1996 playing Neil Fogerty. See more »


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Public Morals was more than I expected..
1 September 2015 | by barrybassSee all my reviews

When I saw the previews I expected just another cop show set in the past.. This is a great series.. How great it truly is will be lost on some folks.. but if you grew up in N.Y.C. in the 60s you will know exactly what I mean.. They even had a Skelly's board in the street.. The emerald and black cars.. There were little things that were off that only someone who lived through it would pick up.. and one scene where they had a 68 Impala, which of course did not exist in 1965.. but some of that is to be expected.. The park benches and the street signs were off but they did an absolutely amazing job of transporting you to 60s N.Y. The writing is good.. the acting is very good.. and the story has a lot of potential. I like what they did with the music also.. there was one scene where someone was singing a Sinatra song.. It was not Sinatra but the singer sounded like him... and they did that with some other songs from the times.. to great effect. I look forward to seeing where this series will go... it has a lot of potential.. Michael Rappaport finally has a role that goes beyond a character role and every time I see him in this (I watched all 3 episodes On Demand and saw the first two twice..) I cannot help but think of Popeye Doyle. Must be the hat. I would not be surprised if I see some kids playing Ringolivio or playing in the Johnny Pump when things move into summer.. Ed Burns has done a great job with this .. and the strong supporting cast makes this series in my opinion one to watch. If you like crime shows.. and period pieces.. this series is for you. It actually does a better job of taking you back than a certain recently finished series about advertising moguls.. This series is the next best thing to Mr. Peadody's way back machine of you want to get a glimpse of life in New York City in the 60s..

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25 August 2015 (USA) See more »

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