Type
Scripted
Premiered
Jan. 31, 1993
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
NBC TV Network
Genre

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Homicide: Life on the Street

A one-hour drama inspired by David Simon's acclaimed non-fiction book "Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets." It is at once a mundane yet compelling look in and around a Homicide unit of the Baltimore Police Department, a group of determined individuals who are committed to their grim job at hand.

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TV Movie: Homicide: The Movie Aired: Feb. 13, 2000

Former Homicide Shift Commander Al Giardello is now the leading candidate for Mayor of Baltimore. As he walks toward the platform to do a political …

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Canceled/Ended
The show had 7 seasons and 123 episodes air between 1993 and 1999.

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  • Richard Belzer (John Munch), Kyle Secor (Tim Bayliss), Yaphet Kotto (Lt. Al Giardello) and Clark Johnson (Meldrick Lewis) are the only actors to remain with the series for its entire run.
  • A real live criminal, on the run from the Baltimore Police Department, entered the set of Homicide: Life on the Street and surrendered to the actors in uniform. This incident was later…
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    A real live criminal, on the run from the Baltimore Police Department, entered the set of Homicide: Life on the Street and surrendered to the actors in uniform. This incident was later spoofed in an episode where the actors in the show chased a suspect onto the set of "Homicide" and encountered the director, Barry Levinson, and several of their favorite actors from the show.
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  • SPOILER: According to the audio commentary on the DVD, the writers added the plot twist about Pembleton's stroke to appease Andre Braugher, who felt that he'd explored his character to its…
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    SPOILER: According to the audio commentary on the DVD, the writers added the plot twist about Pembleton's stroke to appease Andre Braugher, who felt that he'd explored his character to its limits, and wanted to leave the show. The character did recover much more rapidly and completely from the stroke than would have been possible in real life.
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