Brooklyn South (1997–1998)
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Dead Man Sleeping 

Donovan's retired policeman father, Gene, returns to town for heart surgery, having not even told his son that he had had a heart attack. Gene Donovan is disgusted and angry when his son ... See full summary »

Director:

Marc Buckland

Writers:

David Milch (created by), Steven Bochco (created by) | 4 more credits »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jon Tenney ... Patrol Sgt. Francis X. Donovan
Michael DeLuise ... Off. Phil Roussakoff
Gary Basaraba ... Sgt. Richard Santoro
James Sikking ... Capt. Stan Jonas (as James B. Sikking) (credit only)
Yancy Butler ... Off. Anne-Marie Kersey
Titus Welliver ... Off. Jake Lowery
Klea Scott ... Off. Nona Valentine
Patrick McGaw ... Terry Doyle (credit only)
Richard T. Jones ... Off. Clement Johnson
Adam Rodriguez ... Off. Hector Villanueva
Dylan Walsh ... Off. Jimmy Doyle
John Mahon ... Gene Donovan
Sarah Trigger ... Lorraine Matarazzo
Barry Kivel Barry Kivel ... Barry Neely
Yvette Nipar ... Undercover Officer
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Storyline

Donovan's retired policeman father, Gene, returns to town for heart surgery, having not even told his son that he had had a heart attack. Gene Donovan is disgusted and angry when his son admits that he was an informant for the hated Internal Affairs. However, Gene is ultimately forced to learn why Francis Donovan was forced to agree to work for the so-called "rat squad": to save Gene from an indictment for corruption by IAB. Eventually, the sympathetic Officer MacElwaine sticks up for Donovan in front of rest of the officers still ostracizing him for being an informant for IAB. Meanwhile, Nona helps a young prostitute who's in custody when she realizes that the woman, although denying it, has a unsupervised infant at home. Nona then goes undercover as a prostitute, eliciting a number of comments about the way she looks from her colleagues. Also, Roussakoff has trouble staying awake during his shift after working nights as a security guard at a mortuary so that he can buy his mother a ... Written by matt-282

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

TV-14
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 March 1998 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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References Dead Man Walking (1995) See more »

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