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The Good Guys 

Jack is a by-the-book detective whose habit of undermining himself has resulted in a dead-end position with the Police Dept. His partner Dan, a drunken, lecherous veteran hangs onto his job only because of one heroic act years ago.

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Series cast summary:
Bradley Whitford ...  Dan Stark 20 episodes, 2010
Colin Hanks ...  Jack Bailey 20 episodes, 2010
Jenny Wade ...  A.D.A. Liz Traynor 20 episodes, 2010
Diana Maria Riva ...  Lieutenant Ana Ruiz / ... 20 episodes, 2010
Jenna Burris Jenna Burris ...  Detective Testolin 20 episodes, 2010
Kimberly Lynn Campbell ...  Detective Williams 20 episodes, 2010
Nathan Fane Nathan Fane ...  Detective Rios 19 episodes, 2010
A.C. Hensley A.C. Hensley ...  Detective Parsons / ... 15 episodes, 2010
Joel Spence ...  Det. Hodges / ... 14 episodes, 2010
RonReaco Lee ...  Julius Brown / ... 11 episodes, 2010
Stephanie Kay Carter ...  Secretary 9 episodes, 2010
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Jack is a by-the-book detective whose habit of undermining himself has resulted in a dead-end position with the Police Dept. His partner Dan, a drunken, lecherous veteran hangs onto his job only because of one heroic act years ago.

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dallas texas | cop | See All (2) »

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Kick Some Badge!

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

19 May 2010 (USA) See more »

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Jack and Dan See more »

Filming Locations:

Dallas, Texas, USA

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$5,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Bradley Whitford had previously worked with Diana Maria Riva on eight episodes apiece of The West Wing (1999) and Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006), and with Colin Hanks' father Tom Hanks in Philadelphia (1993). See more »

Goofs

Establishing shots of the precinct identify it as being the Southeast substation in the 17000 block of Commerce Street in Dallas, which actually ends in the 3400s. Further, Commerce Street falls within the Dallas PD's Central division, which is headquartered two blocks north of Commerce Street on Hall Street, while the Southeast division is headquartered several miles away on Jim Miller Road. See more »

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Not your highest class entertainment
23 July 2010 | by skoylesSee all my reviews

My wife summed it up best when she said, between guffaws,"I am embarrassed to admit that I'm laughing!" And laugh we do. The flashback schtick was off-putting for the first ten minutes and then became just one more hilarious aspect of "The Good Guys". Bradley Whitford is even more irritating than he was in "The West Wing" but now he is purposefully comical. Colin Hanks is even funnier: he is so completely straight, so intentionally naive, so dull, so gormless that he is even more laughable than Whitford's overacting, if that be possible. Of course it is an odd buddy cliché but it works so very well! Straight Arrow and a time-challenged refugee from the '70s or '80s, complete with a Magnum PI moustache. Diana Maria Riva is strong as the poor boss out of her depth dealing with the madness of our oddball "heroes". It certainly helps that Jenny Wade is so sweetly pretty that I had better not complete this sentence as my wife is sitting here. If you can forgive yourself a guilty pleasure, laughing at something this preposterously silly, give yourself a treat and watch "The Good Guys". Just don't tell anyone if you want to keep your reputation intact.


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