Air Date: September 21st, 2010
A homicide unit battles crime in Detroit.
Genres: Crime drama
Season 1 - Episode 18 : Blackout Mar 20, 2011
A nemesis from New York shows up in Detroit, agitating Fitch; an entire family is murdered; Longford starts to reconsider his retirement.
Season 1 - Episode 17 : Motor City Blues Mar 15, 2011
As the detectives embark on emotional shifts in their lives, a young graffiti artist is murdered; Fitch receives shocking news from his ex-wife.
Season 1 - Episode 16 : Stone Cold Mar 8, 2011
When the detectives investigate the murder of a college student, a former rival of Stone's surfaces as a possible suspect.
Season 1 - Episode 15 : Legacy; Drag City Feb 15, 2011
Mahajan and Longford are in for a few surprises when they investigate a bludgeoning; an ex-con confesses to killing two rivals; a woman from Stone's past complicates his relationship with Sanchez.
Season 1 - Episode 14 : Beaten; Cover Letter Feb 8, 2011
Fitch, Washington, Sanchez and Stone investigate the death of a boxer's fiancee; a love triangle is uncovered during the investigation of a cold case.
The rest of Detroit 1-8-7's cast is fill-in-the-blanks police fodder. The only two characteristics that separate this show is one, it is filmed wholly in Detroit (who cares, a soundstage looks just as convincing) and two, the cameras are handheld (who cares, that shakiness can become very annoying). Show More
The series has developed its own original rhythm, each week breaking cases down into unexpectedly punchy vignettes. The cast is excellent. [6 Dec 2010, p.50] Show More
The location shooting and some very strong performances lift it above standard cop-show fare. Show More