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.
NYPD Blue Season 3 (1995-1996)
|3x01 E.R. |
Martinez is shot while on a call with Medavoy, and medical and investigative complications arise.
|Oct. 24, 1995|
|3x02 Torah! Torah! Torah! |
The detectives investigate stabbing deaths; Medavoy and Sipowicz go undercover as rabbis to snag Torah thieves; Costas has big news for Sipowicz.
|Oct. 31, 1995|
|3x03 One Big Happy Family |
A serial-rape suspect is snagged, but he goes free before a positive ID can be made; Russell intervenes after her father beats her mother; Lesniak divulges personal information to Medavoy. ...
|Nov. 07, 1995|
|3x04 Heavin' Can Wait |
Sipowicz has a bad attitude as he and Simone investigate the grim slayings of two children.
|Nov. 14, 1995|
|3x05 Dirty Laundry |
A strange story unfolds after a killing at a coin laundry; Simone and a detective under investigation are partnered on a case involving sexual misconduct.
|Nov. 21, 1995|
|3x06 Curt Russell |
Sipowicz and Simone investigate the murder of a matron from India; Russell resents Simone's intrusion in her case involving an undercover sting.
|Nov. 28, 1995|
|3x07 Aging Bull |
The FBI takes over the investigation of a businessman's abduction; Simone reaches out to an ex-boxer who's showing early signs of Alzheimer's disease.
|Dec. 12, 1995|
|3x08 Cold Heaters |
A shooting involves a black family man; Simone's imprisoned friend gives him info on an unsolved murder.
|Dec. 19, 1995|
|3x09 Sorry, Wong Suspect |
A Chinese gangster may be connected to the death of his former girlfriend; Martinez and Lesniak investigate the robbery of a handicapped woman; Medavoy's wife confronts Donna.
|Jan. 09, 1996|
|3x10 The Backboard Jungle |
Fancy takes the heat after Sipowicz uses racist language while investigating a gang-related shooting in the projects.
|Jan. 16, 1996|
|3x11 Burnin' Love |
Simone and Sipowicz seek the killer of a woman who was burned to death; Medavoy protects a numbers racketeer who's been targeted for a hit.
|Jan. 30, 1996|
|3x12 These Old Bones |
Russell's father is killed, and her brother claims responsibility; Sipowicz and Medavoy dig into a murder case requiring the unearthing of the deceased's remains.
|Feb. 06, 1996|
|3x13 A Tushful of Dollars |
A hood's own brother is a victim in his killing spree; Russell finds a no-nonsense lawyer to defend her mother, while working a case involving a man who shot his wife.
|Feb. 13, 1996|
|3x14 The Nutty Confessor |
A gruesome slaying appears to be the work of a psychopath; An MD is wounded outside his mistress's apartment; Lesniak is ready for passion with Martinez.
|Feb. 20, 1996|
|3x15 Head Case |
Simone and Sipowicz investigate a decapitation; Martinez pursues a former porn star's complaint about phone harassment; Andy Jr. makes a surprise appearance.
|Feb. 27, 1996|
|3x16 Girl Talk |
A female detective whom Sipowicz resents helps investigate a string of child killings; Russell and Martinez have differing views on a date-rape case.
|Mar. 19, 1996|
|3x17 Hollie and the Blowfish |
Simone introduces Sipowicz to a reliable informant, who supports a drug habit by ripping off other crooks; Russell joins a task force investigating a gang-related homicide.
|Mar. 26, 1996|
|3x18 We Was Robbed |
Simone and Sipowicz make like burglars when wiseguys stumble in on them while they're planting a bug in a mob hangout.
|Apr. 02, 1996|
|3x19 Auntie Maimed |
A junkie is questioned about his aunt's murder; Sipowicz awaits a call from Costas, whose labor pains have begun; A beating death at a strip club is investigated.
|Apr. 30, 1996|
|3x20 A Death in the Family |
A homicide changes the course of one detective's life; Donna tells Fancy she's moving on to take a job in California.
|May. 07, 1996|
|3x21 Closing Time |
In the aftermath of Andy Jr.'s murder, Sipowicz is possessed by personal demons, while others take action when there's a break in the case.
|May. 14, 1996|
|3x22 He's Not Guilty, He's My Brother |
Brothers are implicated in a homicide; Sipowicz takes steps toward recovery; Irvin invites the detectives to a goodbye party.
|May. 21, 1996|
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