Air Date: September 21st, 1993
New York City police officers deal with their professional and personal lives.
Genres: Crime drama
Season 12 - Episode 20 : Moving Day Mar 1, 2005
Sipowicz has to make some tough decisions as he starts a new chapter in his life.
Season 12 - Episode 19 : Bale to the Chief Feb 22, 2005
The squad's temporary boss cares more about golf than solving crimes; Ortiz and Murphy suspect a man of stabbing his young Muslim bride to death; Bale recommends Sipowicz as new squad commander for the precinct.
Season 12 - Episode 18 : Lenny Scissorhands Feb 15, 2005
Sipowicz, Murphy and Clark investigate the shooting of a fellow police officer; Clark and Jones probe the beating death of a woman whose religious husband owns a jewelry store.
Season 12 - Episode 17 : Sergeant Sipowicz' Lonely Hearts Club Band Feb 8, 2005
A U.S. Army sergeant is shot to death, and Detective Clark suspects the brother of a soldier killed in Iraq.
Season 12 - Episode 16 : Old Man Quiver Feb 1, 2005
Sipowicz and Clark investigate the smothering of an elderly millionaire with a trophy wife 52 years younger than he was.
Even the smaller parts are skillfully sculptured. James McDaniel, trailing outstanding stage performances in "Six Degrees of Separation" and "Someone Who'll Watch Over Me," is quietly controlled as the police lieutenant who must cope with Sipowicz's racist outbursts, among other things. And Nicholas Turturro, John's kid brother, is engaging as a young and eager policeman named Martinez. Show More
Take away the nude lovemaking scene, the revolutionary level of potent cussing, the curiosity-stirring controversies surrounding Steven Bochco's premeditated shock elements, and NYPD Blue remains one helluva cop show. [21 Sept 1993, p.35] Show More
Sex and violence certainly have their place here, but they're placed in the context of a vivid city that, as dangerous, seamy, and profane as it can be, is a place you want to revisit every week. Show More