A cop who's been sent to prison for killing his partner is freed by a lawyer who hires him as a private investigator.
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
James Earl Jones ...  Gabriel Bird 22 episodes, 1990-1991
Laila Robins ...  Victoria Heller 22 episodes, 1990-1991
Madge Sinclair ...  Empress Josephine 22 episodes, 1990-1991
Dylan Walsh ...  Louis Klein 22 episodes, 1990-1991
Brian Grant Brian Grant ...  Jamil Duke 21 episodes, 1990-1991
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A cop who's been sent to prison for killing his partner is freed by a lawyer who hires him as a private investigator.

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Drama | Thriller

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 September 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Chicago Soul See more »

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Lorimar Television See more »
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Runtime:

| (22 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Gabriel's office and building on this TV show is across the street from the building that was used for the movie "Only the Lonely" (1991). See more »

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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: City Limits (1992) See more »

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An amazing series - give me a DVD!
5 September 2005 | by jryingstSee all my reviews

I wish I'd been able to catch all the episodes when this was on. If it were available on DVD, I'd certainly buy it. The cast and stories were amazing. My favorite moment was the sight of Gabriel Bird enjoying his first hot dog after release from prison. The pure joy in this simple act was a wonder to behold, and James Earl Jones did some great work here.

The previous reviewer wondered if James Earl Jones had received an Emmy nomination. Not only was he nominated - he won, for best actor, for his work in this series. Also Madge Sinclair won the Emmy for best actress, for this series. It was a nice Emmy moment for the series ABC had all but canceled. They brought it back, sort of, as "Pros and Cons" - which I never saw, but it doesn't sound much like the series I loved. Too bad.


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