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Detroit 1-8-7: Season 1 (2010-2011)



Critic Consensus: Detroit 1-8-7 is a solid throwback to the character-driven cop dramas of the 1990s.


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A group of steel-tough homicide detectives hit the streets of the Motor City for casework, in the gritty crime procedural series "Detroit 1-8-7." The main characters include Detective Louis Fitch (Michael Imperioli), an eccentric who left the NYPD after being marked for death; young Latina detective Ariana Sanchez (Natalie Martinez); Detective Damon Washington (Jon Michael Hill), a rookie newly promoted to homicide after achieving impressive clearance results; and Sgt. Jesse Longford (James McDaniel) a veteran Detroit officer. Over the course of the program's run, stories include Fitch and Washington's investigation of an elderly woman's slaying; a case involving the murder of a collegiate football hero; and a hit on an assistant prosecutor. Later in the season, Fitch himself becomes a suspect in the murder of a local philanthropist and must clear his own name, while attempting to re-establish a paternal relationship with his long-estranged son Bobby (Vadim Imperioli). Meanwhile, Longford begins to consider the possibility of retirement.


Jon Michael Hill
as Det. Damon Washington
James McDaniel
as Sgt. Jesse Longford
Shaun Majumder
as Det. Vikram Mahajan
Aisha Hinds
as Lt. Marsha Mason
Natalie Martinez
as Det. Ariana Sanchez
D.J. Cotrona
as Det. John Stone
Erin Cummings
as Dr. Abbey Ward
Megan Dodds
as Jess Harkins
Rochelle Aytes
as Alice Williams
Erin Way
as Wendy Chapin-Lomeister
Tessa Thompson
as Lauren Washington
Todd Stashwick
as Henry Malloy
Mo McRae
as Pooch
Tommy Flanagan
as Albert Stram
J.D. Williams
as Pup Clemons
Kristina Apgar
as Riley Sullivan
Kevin Christy
as Cassius "Cash" Goodwin
Dov Tiefenbach
as JJ Zagorski
Jefferson Mays
as Dr. Roger Kosowski
Jerry Adler
as Max Elkin
Dee Wallace
as Marni Eckhart
Cyrus Farmer
as Leon Edmonds
Lauren Bowles
as Sara Moore
Joshua Bitton
as James Burke
Della Reese
as Lorraine Henderson
Nicki Micheaux
as Brooke Archer
William Allen Young
as Dr. Jonathan Dozier
Laurie O'Brien
as Joan Burke
Nolan Gerard Funk
as Trevor Elkin
Michael Kenneth Williams
as Clarence Warrenton
Vanessa Bell Calloway
as Bonnie McCord
Giancarlo Esposito
as Eddie Henderson
Adriane Lenox
as Eva Gibbons
Marcus Giamatti
as Vaughn Prince
Hedy Burress
as Shayna Wilkins
Alicia Coppola
as Linda Garrety
Andrew Caldwell
as Adam Stoltz
Raphael Sbarge
as Marcus Wiler
Johanna Braddy
as Elizabeth Fadden
Michelle Clunie
as Alex Bergman
Todd Weeks
as Clark Wilkins
John Beasley
as Joe King
Keesha Sharp
as Keri Rader
Jamai Fisher
as Simone Mason
Glynn E. Turman
as Clinton P. Huey
Brandon Fobbs
as Terrence Gibbs
Kenneth Mitchell
as Jeffery Cage
Anthony Skordi
as Christof Petros
Albert Hall
as Brent Longford
Kevin Bigley
as Paul Flynn
Deanna Dugan
as Helen Lakeland
Judith Scott
as Jill Simons
Sara Mornell
as Eileen Mitchell
Allen Maldonado
as Paul Osborne
Charles Baker (II)
as Marcus Mosier
Evan Jones
as Steven Hayes
Helena Mattsson
as Anna Gabov
Montae Russell
as Cliff Robbins
Brian Durkin
as Uniformed Cop
as Dwayne Rollins
Gwen McGee
as Marybeth Ellis
Jonno Roberts
as Neill Grantham
Jude Ciccolella
as Roy Darrow
Juanita Jennings
as Sally Elliston
Kerry O'Malley
as Audrey Wiler
Mike Foy
as Speedy
Natalie Avital
as Amara Petros
Rob Brownstein
as Det. Claude Laurent
Chadwick Boseman
as Tommy Westin
Vickie Eng
as Old Lady Neighbor
Danièle Watts
as Shawna Johnson
Miriam F. Glover
as Zoe Fremont
Jack Yang
as Daniel Park
Brandon Gill
as Bam-Bam
Sterling K. Brown
as Cameron Jones
Nick E. Tarabay
as Amir Sakhani
Mekenna Melvin
as Karla Lawford
Colleen Porch
as Breanna Rayne
Daniel Owen Ross
as Mark Deacon
Jocko Sims
as Gimel Hooper
Troy Winbush
as Deputy Chief Johnson
Will Zahrn
as Mr. Borkowski
Amari Cheatom
as Jake Silva
Amanda Mason Warren
as Rachel Cook-Jones
Kevin Carroll
as Reuben Davis
Clifford McGhee
as Tyrell Hayes
Matt Knudsen
as Mark Young
Jane Alderman
as Rita Clemons
Rebecca Lowman
as Adrienne Fontaine
Clinton Leupp
as Cherry Pop/Jacob
Lesley Fera
as Dr. Maya Ehrlich
Kara Zediker
as Ms. Weatherly
Robert Bailey Jr.
as Brett McCord
Jai Rodriguez
as Christina Draguilera/Joe
Jason Wells
as Wendell
Craig J. Harris
as Rev. James Boone
Maria Howell
as Woman Accident Witness
Craig Harris
as Rev. James Boone
Matt DeCaro
as Simon Edwards
Joe Adler
as Cliff Rouse
Heidi Johanningmeier
as Margie Parker
Steve Coulter
as Hostage Negotiator
Jovan Johnson
as "Killa B" James
Karin Anglin
as Dean Pritchard
Hanna Dworkin
as Lydia Cantor
Mike Bacarella
as Serge Bostic
Patrick Mulvey
as George Sanford
Tim Grimm
as Daniel Saunders
Meg Thalken
as Nancy Thomas
LaRoyce Hawkins
as Dorsey Gamble
as Luscious Lana
Rebecca Spence
as Dierdre Spence
Tim Decker
as Kurt Bregman
Antoine McKay
as Willie Holland
Rey Hernandez
as SWAT Commander
Ajgie Kirkland
as Toledo Harris
D.J. Pierce
as Drag Club Performer
Shanesia Williams
as Wanda Cofield
Dexter Zollicoffer
as Ethan Cofield
Danny McCarthy
as Spencer Kona
Harrison Knight
as Justin Lawton
Lucas Marx
as Lance Brown
Jake Cohen
as Jason Gabler
Nora Fiffer
as Allegra
as Darren Riggs
Claire Wellin
as Lindsey Gaye
Ted Huckabee
as Security Guard
Eric Walker
as Remi Delord
Julian J. Gant
as Detective No. 1
Ron Ware
as Nate Collins
Randy Wolfe
as Detective No. 2
Brian King
as Commuter Cop
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Critic Reviews for Detroit 1-8-7: Season 1

All Critics (23) | Top Critics (15)

For most cop-show fans, this case is probably already closed.

September 21, 2010 | Full Review…

Detroit 1-8-7 has enough potential back stories and future stories to sustain a good cop drama.

September 21, 2010 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Ultimately, Detroit 1-8-7 just may have enough forward thrust and raw emotion to take off.

September 21, 2010 | Full Review…

This is the kind of unit, like the ones in Homicide: Life on the Street or CSI or even NCIS, that may slowly lure viewers into the sticky web of its idiosyncrasies and personal lives.

September 21, 2010 | Full Review…

Despite a flawed pilot, there's real promise here.

September 21, 2010 | Rating: B | Full Review…
Top Critic

There's a difference between a show that feels genuinely edgy and one that feels likes it's constantly reminding you just how edgy it's trying to be.

August 20, 2013 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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