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): During the series run, you can clearly see many post 1963 cars in the background.
- The "Orbit Room" bar plays a recurring role throughout much of the first season, as the MCU cops' off-duty haunt. The real-life Orbit Room was a new, retro-themed bar which opened at 3708 N.…
[show]The "Orbit Room" bar plays a recurring role throughout much of the first season, as the MCU cops' off-duty haunt. The real-life Orbit Room was a new, retro-themed bar which opened at 3708 N. Broadway, Chicago in April 1986, shortly before filming began, and closed its doors just two years later.