When the ex-wife of William 'Woody' McKenzie, the prosecutor who helped clear Jack from the Hopkins murder charges, is found dead in her Manhattan apartment, Woody becomes the main suspect. Looking ...
"Brooklyn South" is the latest police show from executive producer/creator Steven Bochco, who also brought us "Hill Street Blues" and "NYPD Blue" and other shows. Here, we follow the officers and victims within one of the precincts in Brooklyn, New York.Written by
Ari Herzog <firstname.lastname@example.org>
"Brooklyn South", from the minds who brought us "NYPD Blue", is a one-season-wonder TV drama series about the street cops at the 74th precinct in Brooklyn, NY. Where sibling series "NYPD Blue" focused on the detectives, "Brooklyn South" takes us into the lives of uniformed patrol cops spreading its complex, fast moving stories over about ten no nonsense characters weaving its plot lines into short, mid, and long term story threads while spending most of the 45 minute episode time on cops and cop issues with action, "perps", and other characters used only as necessary. Series' stories are a pleasing mix of humor and drama, pathos and poignancy, gritty reality and entertaining contrivances which show the Brooklyn cops to be as vulnerable and human as they are tough and determined. Worth a look by cop show junkies or anyone who enjoyed "NYPD Blue", this entertaining DVD watch will take a little time to "get into" because of the number of characters and the intricacies of the stories. (B+)
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