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.
Last EpisodeTV 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 …
Series Fun Facts
- Lieutenant Giardello's door number is the same as the case number assigned to the series' most acknowledged homicide case - 209, which was Adena Watson.
- The typeface used in the opening credits is Clarendon, designed by Robert Besley.
- In a list appearing Spectrum issue #22, dated April 2000 of the best TV series of the 1990s, John Thorne ranked this show as #3.