Sunday, March 20, 2011

TV Review: Detroit 1-8-7 [2010-2011]

OUR CITY. OUT RULES.
NYPD-style TV show about homicide detectives in the city of Detroit. The detectives are divided into three teams: Detectives Louis Fitch and Damon Washington, Detectives John Stone and Ariana Sanchez, and Sergeant Jesse Longford and Detective Vikram Mahajan. Series premiered on September 21, 2010 on ABC.


MAIN CAST
Michael Imperioli (The Sopranos, Life on Mars)
Jon Michael Hill
James McDaniel (NYPD Blue)
Aisha Hinds (Weeds)
D.J Cotrona
Shaun Majumder (24)
Natalie Martinez

SUPPORTING CHARACTERS
Erin Cummings

CELEBRITY APPEARANCES
Giancarlo Esposito (Breaking Bad)
Jude Ciccolella (24)
Albert Hall (24, Men of a Certain Age)
Sterling K. Brown (Supernatural)

SERIES HOMICIDE VICTIMS
01 – Homicide Det. Louis Fitch takes his new partner on a double homicide
02 – Local football hero and a groom from his wedding reception are found dead
03 – A murdered squatter leads to a conspiracy against Detroit Mogul Henry Malloy
04 – An up-and-coming hip-hop artist with a secret life fell to his death
05 – Teenage girl is found killed at the same high school as Lt. Mason’s daughter
06 – Mother is shot multiple times with her child hidden in the back of the SUV
07 – A fiancĂ©e found dead while a drug dealer is found dead within a trash bin
08 – Missing teenager leads to connections to a Jewish Mob called the Purple Gang
09 – A gun is connected to two murders: a retired executive and an 11 year-old boy
10 – A teenage couple missing since 1967 is found within a fallout shelter
11 – An actress is murdered in her trailer while a homeless man is found encased in ice
12 – An assistant prosecutor is shot and the trail leads to Detroit Mogul Henry Malloy
13 – The FBI investigates Fitch as the prime suspect in the death of Henry Malloy
14 – A boxer’s girlfriend is murdered before a big match and a cold case is solved
15 – Drag queen is killed and a former ex-con is shot under unusual circumstances
16 – Detective Stone’s junkie ex-girlfriend comes back with a vengeance
17 – A graffiti artist is murdered and Albert Stram makes a play for Detroit by recruiting Fitch
18 – The squad helps Fitch deal with Albert Stram leading to a final confrontation with him

RECOMMENDED – 4 OUT OF 5