Set in 1960s Chicago and Las Vegas in which the police force wage an uncompromising war on the Mob. Chicago police lieutenant Mike Torello wages an epic battle against organized crime in Michael Mann's arresting combination of cops and robbers, prime time soap, and film noir. Like Eliot Ness and the Untouchables, Torello and his Major Crimes Unit (MCU) have a formidable opponent...
Last Episode02x22 Going Home (3) Aired: May. 10, 1988
Torello and his men catch up to Luca in Mexico and force him to escape but they all get trapped inside a pilotless airborne plane.
Series Fun Facts
- By the time Season 2 began, Paulie Taglia had become so popular as a comic relief that John Santucci, the actor who played Paulie, finally got his name on the opening credits.
- Goof (anachronisms): The Plaza Hotel wasn't constructed until 1971, but appears repeatedly in Vegas-based episodes.
- Goof (continuity error): SPOILER: The first season takes place from 1963 to 1964 and ends with the supposed death of Ray Luca and Paulie Taglia. When the second season begins, it picks up…
[show]Goof (continuity error): SPOILER: The first season takes place from 1963 to 1964 and ends with the supposed death of Ray Luca and Paulie Taglia. When the second season begins, it picks up where the previous season left off (Presumably within days after Luca and Taglia's death since their funeral takes place in the first episode of the second season). However, throughout the course of the second season, there are references made to the fact that the time period is 1965-1966. Which means there is a one year gap in the time line.