A dramatic police mystery, exposes the unending prejudice faced by the only female detective in a male-dominated police squad.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Karen Sillas ...  Det. Rose 'Phil' Phillips 18 episodes, 1994-1995
Philip Casnoff ...  Internal Affairs Det. James Vitelli / ... 18 episodes, 1994-1995
Paul McCrane ...  Det. Patrick Clarke 18 episodes, 1994-1995
Seymour Cassel ...  Lt. Mickey Schwartz 17 episodes, 1994-1995
Michael Beach ...  Det. Desmond Beck 17 episodes, 1994-1995
Natalie Shaw ...  Shane Fusco / ... 17 episodes, 1994-1995
Richard Foronjy ...  Det. Lou Barbini 17 episodes, 1994-1995
Anthony DeSando ...  Det. Costas 'Doc' Papadakis / ... 16 episodes, 1994-1995
Arabella Field ...  Patsi Moosekian / ... 8 episodes, 1994-1995
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This dark and moody cop show focused on Rose "Phil" Phillips, the only female homicide detective in an otherwise all-male precinct in Portland, Oregon. Not only did Phil have to fight crimes, she also had to deal with the sexist attitudes of many of her fellow detectives, most notably Missing Persons Det. Barbini. Her confidante on the force was Vitelli, an internal affairs investigator with whom she had an on-again off-again romantic involvement. Having lost her original partner and mentor, Frank Fusco in the pilot episode, Phil initially worked alone, later teaming up with Beck and Papadakis. Written by Annomous

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Being the only female detective on the force is the toughest job there is. And the only one she wants.

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 September 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Au coeur de l'enquête See more »

Filming Locations:

Portland, Oregon, USA

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Production Co:

Lakeside Productions See more »
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Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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I was hooked by this series' reruns on TNT
16 August 1999 | by LovecatsSee all my reviews

Although I accidentally happened on this series of shows on TNT this summer while on vacation from teaching, I began watching or taping the shows daily. How did I miss this superb show when it was on prime time? I like cop drama shows very much and view Law and Order each week. It appears that as soon as I like a show, it is short lived. Law and Order is the exception. I am truly sorry that Under Suspicion was cancelled. I really cared about the characters, especially the relationship between Rose and Det. James Vitelli. I am NOT a sitcom person. I know they have their place. Bring on more dramas like Under Suspicion!


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