It explores internal & external struggles of the fictional 15 pct of Manhattan. Episodes cover a day & intertwines several plots involving an ensemble cast. The storylines show that none of the main characters are all good. They struggle with moral decisions & sometimes choose the wrong path, but every decision leads to the drama of growth or in some cases personal or professional destruction.
Last EpisodeTV Special: NYPD Blue: A Final Tribute Aired: Mar. 01, 2005
Hosted by Jimmy Smits this hour contained interviews with most of the current cast as well the co-creators, crew and many former cast member …
Series Fun Facts
- Just like an earlier Steven Bochco series, Hill Street Blues, most of the episodes were written to take place over the course of a single day.
- The man we see playing the violin just before the closing credits of this show (and most other Steven Bochco productions) is Bochco's father. They computer animated a portrait of him to make…
[show]The man we see playing the violin just before the closing credits of this show (and most other Steven Bochco productions) is Bochco's father. They computer animated a portrait of him to make it appear he's playing the violin.
- Before joining the cast as Lt. Thomas Bale (2004-2005 season), Currie Graham appeared in the fourth season (episode title "Emission Impossible") as a street punk murderer.