Blue Bloods: Season 1 (2010 - 2011)

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Season 1
Blue Bloods

Critics Consensus

Blue Bloods features charismatic performances from Donnie Wahlberg and Tom Selleck, intriguing plotlines, and compelling doses of family drama within its police procedural trappings.

84%

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Critic Ratings: 31

85%

Audience Score

User Ratings: 65
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Episodes

1
Air date: Sep 24, 2010
2
Air date: Oct 1, 2010
3
Air date: Oct 8, 2010
4
Air date: Oct 15, 2010
5
Air date: Oct 22, 2010
6
Air date: Oct 29, 2010
7
Air date: Nov 5, 2010
8
Air date: Nov 12, 2010
9
Air date: Nov 19, 2010
10
Air date: Dec 3, 2010
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Tv Season Info

This New York crime drama focuses on a multigenerational family of cops, which includes the city's police commissioner, his two sons and his retired father. Frank Reagan (Tom Selleck) stars as the NYPD police commissioner, a role once held by his father, Henry (Len Cariou). Frank's eldest son Danny (Donnie Wahlberg) is an Iraq War vet and a detective on the force, daughter Erin (Bridget Moynahan) is an assistant DA, and younger son Jamie (Will Estes) is a Harvard alum who just became a beat cop. In the premiere series, the Reagan family deal with the recent loss of another son, Joe, who was killed in the line of duty. Along the way, they tackle many crime situations, often with the help of Jamie's partner, Sgt. Anthony Renzulli (Nick Turturro).

Cast

Tom Selleck
as Frank Reagan
Len Cariou
as Henry Reagan
Donnie Wahlberg
as Danny Reagan
Bridget Moynahan
as Erin Reagan
Will Estes
as Jamie Reagan
Amy Carlson
as Linda Reagan
Dylan Moore
as Sydney Davenport
Nicholas Turturro
as Sgt. Anthony Renzulli
Jennifer Esposito
as Jackie Curatola
Andrea Roth
as Kelly Davidson
Tony Terraciano
as Jack Reagan
Andrew Terraciano
as Sean Reagan
Sami Gayle
as Nicky Reagan-Boyle
Bruce Altman
as Mayor Frank Russo
Abigail Hawk
as Abigail Baker
Yvonna Kopacz-Wright
as Ava Hotchkiss
Robert Clohessy
as Sgt. Gormley
Nick Sandow
as Lt. Bello
Colleen Clinton
as Agent Anderson
Chanel Farrell
as Maria Romano
Michael T. Weiss
as Sonny Malevsky
Malachi Weir
as Agent Cisco
Bobby Cannavale
as Charles Rosselini
Gregory Jbara
as Garrett Moore
Noelle Beck
as Sue Connors
Andrea Navedo
as Lydia Gonsalves
Peter Gerety
as Bishop Donovan
Carlton Byrd
as Handsome
Rey Lucas
as Univision Reporter
Flex Alexander
as Demarcus King
Sanjit De Silva
as Sammy Khan
Richard Waugh
as Ronald Banse
Robert Lenzi
as Hot Dog
Paula Boudreau
as Mrs. Banse
James Colby
as Walter Ryder
Olek Krupa
as Maximilian Grushenko
Kelvin Hale
as Det. Hawks
A.C. Davison
as Pete Johnson
Marc Bouwer
as Himself
Adam Mucci
as Linkner
Tara Westwood
as Margaret Olson
Waleed Zuaiter
as Adam Hassan
Ed Wheeler
as Councilman Welch
Kevin O'Rourke
as Walter Donahue
Alice Kremelberg
as Alyson Duvitz
Paige Turco
as Det. Patricia Ryan
Kerry Butler
as Mary Jo Clarkson
Max Arciniega Jr.
as Esteban Torres
Jessica Collins
as Becky Walenski
George Merrick
as Lance Olson
David Beach
as Bruce Bruckner
David Lee Russek
as Jimmy Costello
Mousa Kraish
as Khalid Hassan
Francis Capra
as Pablo Torres
James McCaffrey
as Bill Carter
Amy Wilson
as Elaine
Victor Verhaeghe
as Dave Greenwald
Liz Fye
as Maya
Dina Pearlman
as Marla Kanelos
Ruth Zhang
as Store Owner
Marceline Hugot
as Mrs. Carmichael
Ronald Guttman
as Claudio Calso
Kieran Campion
as Vince Walker
Miles Grose
as Luis Rodriguez
Alexandria Suarez
as Teresa Campos
Selenis Leyva
as M.E. Craig
Stephanie Berry
as Mrs. Taylor
Ezra Knight
as Don Sperling
Jon Lindstrom
as Judge Fenton
Florencia Lozano
as Sophia Calso
Aiden Eyrick
as Jacob Haas
Patrick Murney
as James Ratchet
Heather Lind
as Melissa Samuels
Hoon Lee
as Det. Tuan
Jennifer Lim
as Wai-Chee
Brit Whittle
as David Marwick
Natalie Knepp
as Laura Peck
Nathaniel Marston
as Ronnie Cleary
Bianca Amato
as Cindy Perry
Gary Basaraba
as Jimmy Burke
Marc Bonan
as Brian Stratton
Steve Arbuckle
as Oliver Peele
James Naughton
as Chief Bell
Karen Shallo
as Mrs. Meyers
Ginger Busch
as Whitney
Michelle Hurst
as Councilwoman Collins
Gretchen Egolf
as Ann Cleary
Mike Colter
as Cliff Reacher
Rob Leo Roy
as Vince's Attorney
Joel Marsh Garland
as Street Light Andy
Jim True-Frost
as Lyle Greene
Kristen Bush
as Carol Hoffman
Christopher Mann
as Deputy Commissioner
Michael J. Burg
as Det. Trotta
Jo Armeniox
as Tiffani
Amanda Setton
as Sylvia Montoya
David Anzuelo
as Mr. Campos
Tibor Feldman
as Chief Medical Examiner
Chip Brookes
as Stuart Lemarque
Chad Lindsey
as Young Officer
Luis Moco
as Louie
Juan Javier Cardenas
as Fake Detective
Stephen Bienskie
as Restaurant Manager
James Chen
as Nelson Chiu
Raul Casso
as Sebastian Calso
Alex Charak
as Wayne Foster
Sol Miranda
as Mrs. Campos
Danny Hoch
as Billy Leo
Karen Culp
as Mrs. Foster
Todd Faulkner
as TARU Officer
Ami Sheth
as Farrah
Tracy Howe
as Rory Brennan
Jane Dashow
as Neighbor
James Snyder
as Billy Coffin
Kim Roberts
as Judge Syliva Water
Edward Cordiano
as Vincent Harrah
Tom Titone
as Lawyer
Michael DiSalvo
as Print Reporter
Jennifer Restivo
as Laura Taylor
Alexandra Metz
as Courtney Thurman
Doua Moua
as Big Eyes
Henry Zebrowski
as Hugh Stayton
Michael Lewis
as Todd Collins
Becky London
as Alice O'Brien
Mark Lotito
as Mr. Foster
Joan Rosenfels
as Mrs. Griffin
Bruno Irizarry
as Squad Detective
Eddie Allen
as David Drexler
Alison Campbell
as Young Woman
John Speredakos
as Gerry O'Brien
Tim Smallwood
as David Carvell
James Saito
as Dennis Eng
Preston Simpson
as Det. Gerken
Jack Gwaltney
as Kevin Brennan
Valence Thomas
as Reporter #1
Duane Murray
as Dick Adelson
Carrie Yaeger
as Sabrina's Lawyer
Andrew Halliday
as Hotel Manager
Carter Roy
as Pellegrino
Bruce Winant
as Scott Rosen
Scott Cohen
as Dr. Warren Wakefield
Hannelore Williams
as Rosie Gutierrez
Mark Hattan
as Detective
Jason Jurman
as Jeffrey
Neal Matarazzo
as Mr. Vickers
Jordan Lage
as Damon Camia
James Villemaire
as Tom Henkes
Mark Margolis
as Whitey Brennan
Julia Gibson
as Mrs. Vickers
Sean Weil
as Theodore Wessel
Ernesto Rosas
as Bartender
Martino Caputo
as Sgt. Mannato
Frank Fortunato
as Uniformed Officer
Michelle Krusiec
as Nancy Wakefield
David Shih
as CSU Tech
Jeremy Dash
as Tattooed Gang Member
John Dossett
as Father McMurray
John Mainieri
as Father Duff
Phil Nee
as Dr. Yi
Anthony Pierini
as Raymondo Jr.
Mark Zeisler
as President Travis
Griffin Newman
as Sam Johnson
Shaun Kevlin
as Buchanan
Ho Chow
as Detective
Maggie Steele
as NYPD Officer
Ali Marsh
as Patricia Restin
Peter Fernandez
as Inspector
Chris Beetem
as Matthew Restin
Matthew Tyler Risch
as Jonathan Pink
Joe Gately
as Detective
Jim Ireland
as Dr. Barnard
Mike Houston
as Uniform
Richard Lyntton
as German Tourist
Austin Lysy
as Howard Markham
Alex Fanuele
as Boot Riley
Rodney Smith
as Detective #2
Stacey Yen
as Doctor
Jo-Anne Lee
as Clinic Receptionist
Jake Boyd
as Marshall Huntington
Richard Shoberg
as Truscott Huntington
Dominic Chianese
as Happy Jack
Caleb Wallace
as Vincent Martin
Nadia Gan
as Ming-Tai
Christian Wallace
as Vincent Martin
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Critic Reviews for Blue Bloods Season 1

All Critics (31) | Top Critics (17)

The best thing about "Blue Bloods," besides Selleck, is Wahlberg, who shifts between being empathetic and temperamental without any crunching of gears.

Jan 25, 2019 | Full Review…

The Green/Burgess team is one of TV's best and we hope they'll make this show as sharp and compelling as it should be.

Sep 24, 2010 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
Top Critic

If not for the narrative clunkiness, "Blue Bloods'' has the potential to be a juicy multigenerational family drama.

Sep 24, 2010 | Full Review…

The best new cop drama of a TV season that has more police than a presidential motorcade.

Sep 24, 2010 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

What I dug about Blue Bloods was the fact that on one hand it's a family drama, but on the other it's a crime drama. I wasn't sure how well those two things would mix, but they did it very well.

Jan 25, 2019 | Full Review…

So, is Blue Bloods good enough? For the most part, yes. While certainly not the best procedural out there, it's better than the lions share, and certainly the best on CBS at the moment.

Jan 25, 2019 | Full Review…

While some of these themes are decidedly mature, the overall show is positive, insightful, and entertaining.

Jan 25, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

As long as the writers continue to provide the characters with enough interesting choices, the show should become a solid hit for CBS.

Jan 25, 2019 | Full Review…

"Blue Bloods" excels through its high-tone production values...and standout performances from Selleck and Wahlberg, whose moral ambiguity and thinly veiled powder-keg fury...promises to fuel the series through a gripping first season.

Mar 29, 2019 | Full Review…

This feels different than what you expect on other shows of this sort, and that should be encouraged. I can't recommend Bloods right now, though.

Jan 25, 2019 | Full Review…
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Audience Reviews for Blue Bloods: Season 1

  • Sep 07, 2019
    I loved this show!!! At least until now. The last one I watched has made me decide not to watch it. I see no need for the writers of the script to all of a sudden interject so many bad language and suggestively crude innuendos that ruin such a good show like this. The borderline language says to me you are testing the waters for more crude talk and even worse type suggestive scenes. I enjoy watching shows that show a more professional and respectful dialog. It looks to me like this one is heading down the wrong path.
  • May 30, 2019
    I love everything about this show. The family connections (including the Sunday family dinners and the closeness of the family despite the loss of several family members off-screen before the series even starts), Donnie Wahlberg's willingness to do what he has to do to catch the bad guys, Tom Selleck's quite, almost-gruff class act, and Will Estes' almost-an-attorney-but-decided-to-be-a-cop insecurity. Each episode is good and I like how the family stories move from episode to episode. I look forward to the cozy house scenes and the interaction between Tom Selleck and his dad and kids.
  • May 03, 2019
    One of my favorite shows ! The way the viewer is kept enterntained with how all the family members seems to work on their own cases, and try to add as much personal imput as they can is fascinating. Also, the acting is very much realistic and we could feel the deep connection lying between the characters. Pretty damn good, if you ask me
  • Jul 19, 2017
    “That’s the funny thing about decisions. You don’t seem to have to talk yourself into the right ones.”
  • Jul 17, 2017
    Easy to watch with good characters.
  • Oct 03, 2015
    Meh....need more Selleck and less marginal actors.
  • Sep 03, 2015
    Just finished season 1. It would have gotten 5 stars, except for the finale was was one of the worst ever! They built up all this tension through out the season with some awesome standalone episodes and then blow it tying everything together. Hopefully that's not the end of the Blue Templar, if so, what a waste of a good idea. Otherwise, we're definitely going to continue watching, but might have to take a break with all the DC shows starting up soon.

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