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Dark Blue: Season 1 (2009)




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Season 1 of this visceral crime drama that tracks the shadowy derring-do of an undercover task force. In the premiere, brooding team leader Carter Shaw (Dylan McDermott) tries to take down a suave gang leader responsible for torturing an FBI agent and leaving him for dead. But the case turns messy when one of Carter's own embedded men (Logan Marshall-Green) seemingly flips loyalties. Executive produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, the show features intriguing characters, bullet-blazing violence and a gritty edge.


Dylan McDermott
as Carter Shaw
Omari Hardwick
as Ty Curtis
Meta Golding
as Melissa Curtis
Noah Bean
as Scott Meuller
Michael Biehn
as Lt. Jay Fry
Hassan Johnson
as Bobby Kilgore
Jonathan LaPaglia
as Tommy Franco
Clayne Crawford
as Jack Walsh
Daniel Roebuck
as Paul Tivnan
Gbenga Akinnagbe
as Dante Rollings
Gregg Henry
as Jimmy Boyd
Henri Lubatti
as Rubin Pike
Andrew Borba
as Thomas Sheppherd
Michael Bowen
as Dan Kemp
Al Sapienza
as Andre Howard
Dig Wayne
as Jack Woods
Leith Burke
as Warren Titus
Nicole Cannon
as Gloria Malnik
Kwame Patterson
as Joey Becker
Zia Harris
as Mickey
Shaun T. Benjamin
as Bill Briggs
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Critic Reviews for Dark Blue: Season 1

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (3)

All told, the show is several notches above your average police-and-thieves potboiler.

July 18, 2018 | Full Review…

It's a show that's supposed to exist in a moral gray area, but the grayness is as clear and well-groomed as the stubble on McDermott's cheeks, so even the grayness is well worn.

June 15, 2018 | Full Review…

Perhaps McDermott will grow into the role. In the meantime, it's the fantastic - and yes, young and beautiful - supporting cast that has all my attention.

June 26, 2009 | Full Review…

I like my cop shows with a little bit of humor, and no feeling of drowning, thank you very much.

July 16, 2009 | Full Review…

Dark Blue can't help but feel a little second-hand.

July 15, 2009 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…
Top Critic

[Dark Blue examines] an intriguing gray area that makes for complicated moral questions and exciting television.

July 14, 2009 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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