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A former police officer returns to the force after having been wrongly imprisoned for years.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Damian Lewis ...  Charlie Crews 32 episodes, 2007-2009
Sarah Shahi ...  Dani Reese 32 episodes, 2007-2009
Adam Arkin ...  Ted Earley 32 episodes, 2007-2009
Brent Sexton ...  Robert Stark / ... 22 episodes, 2007-2009
Donal Logue ...  Captain Kevin Tidwell 21 episodes, 2008-2009
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Brilliant LAPD detective Charlie Crews has survived the extreme abuse befalling an innocent cop in prison, and was exonerated for the murders and released after 12 years of hell in jail. He could retire on his settlement, but chooses to resume police work. Nevertheless, the grim experience has made him more philosophical and tempted to put justice - especially for the innocent - above chasing the presumably guilty and legally by-the-book, as his new partner Dani Reese must experience and learn to cope with. Written by KGF Vissers

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Life was his sentence. Life is what he got back. See more »

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Official Sites:

NBC [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 September 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Put osvete See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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(32 episodes)

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Color
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Trivia

Crews license plate number in S01E03 spells 2QRI455, which can be read as too curious. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Fellow Cop: As a cop all you have is other cops. But we all walked away.
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Referenced in The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.83 (2010) See more »

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another home-run by Damian Lewis!
26 September 2007 | by mcmaster1973See all my reviews

Being the 'Band of Brothers' groupie that I am, I thought I would give my man Damian Lewis a chance to interest me yet again. I was pleasantly surprised by the "Life" pilot! I have always considered Damian a brilliant actor, and this role seems to fit him well. He plays those parts that make you ask"what exactly is going on in this man's head" very well. The "Life" plot is quirky and original (yes, imagine that - originality!), and promises to keep me eagerly anticipating subsequent episodes. I noticed that Robin Weigert (Calamity Jane from HBO's Deadwood) plays a recurring role - another excellent actress. Keep your eye on this one! I certainly will!


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