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.
Crime Story: Season 2, Episode #14 - Last Rites
While Torello (Dennis Farina) spreads the word about Weisbord's imminent death, Luca resorts to extortion, and…
Crime Story: Season 2, Episode #15 - Pauli Taglia's Dream
In a dream, Taglia recounts the atomic blast and the subsequent interrogation by and escape from government agents.
Series Fun Facts
- John Santucci, who portrays Ray Luca's sidekick Paulie Taglia, was a real-life professional thief whom was busted on numerous occasions by series co-creator Chuck Adamson and star Dennis…
[show]John Santucci, who portrays Ray Luca's sidekick Paulie Taglia, was a real-life professional thief whom was busted on numerous occasions by series co-creator Chuck Adamson and star Dennis Farina when they were Chicago Cops. Many of the robberies, hijackings, and burglaries are based upon Santucci's crimes, including the museum jewelry heist profiled in the pilot movie according to the DVD Liner notes.
- The series ends with an unresolved cliffhanger.
- Del Shannon re-wrote and re-recorded his classic hit "Runaway" for the title sequence of the series.