Homicide was designed to be a dirty, accurate, police procedural set within the inner city of Baltimore. Part of this was that, instead of previous shows where detectives and police deeply empathized with all of their victims, most of the characters on this show had been fairly inured to violence, to the point that sometimes it became hard to really invest themselves in the situations. The cast of this episode isn’t the full roster, but still a sizable share: Detectives Pembleton, Lewis, Bayliss, and Falsone (Andre Braugher, Clark Johnson, Kyle Secor, and Jon Seda).
This isn’t the whole cast.
The style of the show was as rough as the subject matter, including its famous;y sharp jump cuts. It usually is considered a more realistic version of Law and Order (with which it shares a cinematic universe). However, despite the emotional distance that the detectives often had, some episodes allowed them…
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