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The Unusuals 

Darkly comedic drama focusing on the dysfunctional cops and staff of an infamous NYPD precinct.

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Noah Hawley
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Amber Tamblyn ...  Detective Casey Shraeger 10 episodes, 2009
Jeremy Renner ...  Detective Jason Walsh 10 episodes, 2009
Harold Perrineau ...  Detective Leo Banks 10 episodes, 2009
Joshua Close ...  Detective Henry Cole 10 episodes, 2009
Monique Gabriela Curnen ...  Detective Allison Beaumont 10 episodes, 2009
Kai Lennox ...  Detective Eddie Alvarez 10 episodes, 2009
Terry Kinney ...  Sergeant Harvey Brown 10 episodes, 2009
Adam Goldberg ...  Detective Eric Delahoy 10 episodes, 2009
Marisa Vural ...  Voice of Dispatch / ... 10 episodes, 2009
Kat Foster ...  Nicole Brandt 6 episodes, 2009
Ian Kahn ...  Davis Nixon 5 episodes, 2009
Robert Funaro ...  Officer Leach / ... 5 episodes, 2009
Ryan O'Nan ...  Frank Lutz 5 episodes, 2009
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Darkly comedic drama focusing on the dysfunctional cops and staff of an infamous NYPD precinct.

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 April 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Komisariat Drugi See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Harold Perrineau plays Detective Leo Banks, who wears a bullet proof vest wherever he goes due to being afraid that he will die at the age of 42. Perrineau was on the TV show LOST, in which there were 6 numbers that repeatedly appear in the show, one of which is the number 42. See more »

Goofs

The unmarked detective cars have red and blue emergency lights on the dashboard. (New York) State Law prohibits the use of blue lights on the front of any "official" emergency vehicles, including police cars. Blue is used by volunteer firefighters on their personal cars, and can be put on the REAR of police cars, but never on the front. See more »

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Referenced in Dancing with the Stars: Round Four: Results (2009) See more »

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Not your usual cop show.
8 April 2009 | by johnnymacbestSee all my reviews

Over the years audiences have been treated to gritty, dark cop shows but ABC's new show "The Unusuals" is something really different. There's a heavy emphasis on dark humor and eccentricities that gave me a few laughs, but there's something going on beneath the surface and only by watching these characters will we ever find out. True, there are the inevitable crimes of the week that viewers will be treated to but it's the well acted characters, witty and funny dialog as well as the "unusual" situations that keep things interesting and I for one was getting into this show. It's already starting to grow on me. Not a show for the kiddies as there are sexual innuendo and some thematic elements, but it's good, real good. Although I like serious shows but every once in a while I'd watch something that's light-hearted, doesn't take itself too seriously, and overall, fun for an entire hour.


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