NYPD Blue: Season 1 (1993 - 1994)

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Critic Consensus: NYPD Blue's first season swiftly cements the series' status as a cop classic with a blunt take on police work and a towering performance by Dennis Franz.

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Episodes

1
Air date: Sep 21, 1993
2
Air date: Sep 28, 1993
3
Air date: Oct 5, 1993
4
Air date: Oct 12, 1993
5
Air date: Oct 19, 1993
6
Air date: Oct 26, 1993
7
Air date: Nov 2, 1993
8
Air date: Nov 16, 1993
9
Air date: Nov 30, 1993
10
Air date: Dec 7, 1993
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Cast

Dennis Franz
as Det. Andy Sipowicz
Gordon Clapp
as Det. Greg Medavoy
Amy Brenneman
as Off. Janice Licalsi
Sherry Stringfield
as Laura Hughes Kelly
David Caruso
as Det. John Kelly
James McDaniel
as Lt. Arthur Fancy
Sharon Lawrence
as ADA Sylvia Costas Sipowicz
Nicholas Turturro
as Det. James Martinez
Gail O'Grady
as Donna Abandando
Debrah Farentino
as Robin Wirkus
Tom Towles
as Insp. Anthony Lastarza
John Ottavino
as Jimmy Craig
David Schwimmer
as Josh "4B" Goldstein
Larry Romano
as Richie Catina
Wendy Makkena
as Det. Sharon LaSalle
Markus Redmond
as P.O. Lucas
Daniel Benzali
as James Sinclair
Dean Norris
as Father Jerry Downey
Joe Santos
as Angelo Marino
Luis Guzman
as Hector "Poppy" Martinez
Tamara Tunie
as Lillian Fancy
John Wesley Shipp
as Off. Roy Larson
Wendie Malick
as Susan Wagner
John Fiore
as Albert
Louis Giambalvo
as Dominic Bucci
James Handy
as Borough Cmdr. Haverill
Alan Scarfe
as Thomas Wagner
Harold Sylvester
as Det. Mike Conklin
Michael DeLuise
as Andy Sipowicz Jr.
Mark Adair-Rios
as Roberto Martinez
Jim Holmes
as ADA Williams
Mark Blum
as Dr. Sachs
Richard McKenzie
as Simon Rickman
Leland Orser
as Zeppo Marchansky
Mitchell Ryan
as Jack Hanlan
Joe Sabatino
as Marino Soldier
David Harris
as Off. Donny Simmons
Bradley Whitford
as Norman Gardner
James Pickens Jr.
as Nathan Foster
Robert LaSardo
as Hector Hernandez
Vincent Baggetta
as Danny Deluca
Robert Cicchini
as Nicky Constantino
Micole Mercurio
as Mrs. McBride
Felton Perry
as Calvin Butler
Jack Kehler
as Howard Coleman
Betsy Aidem
as Renee Silver
Zach Grenier
as Rudolfe Wentz
Dana Andersen
as Kathy Cahill
Alex Bess
as Maceo Williams
Chris Ellis
as Marshall #1
Anthony Powers
as Tommy Linardi
Willem Keane
as Eric Moore
Penny Fuller
as Roberta Taub
Stephen Root
as Det. George Fulmer
John Capodice
as Det. Art Stilwell
Mary Joy
as Inga Wentz
Joe V. Greco
as Kostas Costas
Julie Ariola
as Marion Forbes
Elena Wohl
as Linda Miller
Clifton Powell
as Forrest Futrel
John Elsen
as Uniform Cop
Carl Gabriel Yorke
as Det. Sherman
Lee Weaver
as Buck Naked
Tresa Hughes
as Mrs. DiLeo
April Grace
as Judy Foster
John Bolger
as IAB Kevin Sullivan
Candice Houston
as Sherilee Willams
Raymond Singer
as Dr. Jack Fleishman
Bertila Damas
as Dee Santini
Judith-Marie Bergan
as Carolyn Case
Brent Jennings
as Ephraim Daniels
Maxine Stuart
as Catherine Kelly
Ed Wiley
as AA Speaker Jones
Richard Minchenberg
as Stuart Salzman
Michael Mulheren
as Minetta's Bartender
Therese Kablan
as Claudia Lowe
Michael Mantell
as Steve White
Johnny Williams
as Sammy Meyers
Don Stark
as P.I. Richard Corday
Steve Antin
as Det. Nick Savino
Jack Laufer
as Dr. Heller
Duke Moosekian
as Stan Heyward
Oni Faida Lampley
as Reporter #3
Linda Klein
as Medical Attendant
Robert Breuler
as Det. Walker
Graham Jarvis
as Wendell Goldfarb
Stanley Anderson
as Prof. John Goldman
Karl Makinen
as Jimmy Clayton
George Alvarez
as Nando Cepeda
Bradford Tatum
as Michael DiLeo
Ken Thorley
as George Stipley
Harris Laskaway
as Frankie Cantor
John P. Connolly
as Det. Jerry McCabe
Larry Brandenburg
as Capt. Wallenbeck
Rick Cicetti
as ESU Cop
Michael Sabatino
as Off. Martelli
George Gerdes
as Louis Foreman
Ralph Monaco
as Dominic Gennaro
Robert O'Reilly
as Calvin James
Bernie White
as Gerardo
Christian Klemash
as Curtis Perriman
Warren Sweeney
as ME Devlin
Barry Newman
as Jimmy Wexler
Herschel Sparber
as George Costas
Chaka Forman
as Billy Martin
Welker White
as Christina Coleman
John Garwood
as Bartender
Julius Tennon
as William Denton
Tony Montero
as Minetta's Maitre D
Dennis Creaghan
as Msgr. Doherty
Richard Assad
as Landlord
Julianne Christie
as Patty Constance
Michael Laskin
as Larry Abrams
John Cassini
as Leo Cooper
Christopher M. Brown
as Shabazz Hamilton
Kyle Secor
as Dr. Danny Schrager
Frank Medrano
as Theo Costas
Alexander Zale
as Schauffner
Marty Zagon
as Civilian
Charles Haid
as Charlie Lear
Renée O'Connor
as Rebecca Sloan
Jack Shearer
as Seymour Gold
John Prosky
as Fred Converse
Christopher Carroll
as Bureau Chief
Shaun Baker
as Thomas "C-Dawg" Lennox
John Pittman
as Reggie Slocum
Charles Levin
as Maury Abrams
Ron Taylor
as Prisoner #1
Tom Alan Robbins
as Larry Kohnstam
Ilana Levine
as Monique
Beau Starr
as Tac Leader
Julie Vasquez
as Waitress
Carlease Burke
as Court Officer
Jack McGee
as Fort Lee Sergeant
Sharon Conley
as Mrs. Clayton
Chris Nelson Norris
as David Mitchell
Ken Kerman
as DA Detective #1
Patricia Idlette
as Civilian Assistant
Ted Mann
as Prisoner #2
Teresa DiSpina
as Gina Zarone
Jimmy Ray Pickens
as Tyrone "Prince" Warren
Richard Gant
as 8th Precinct Desk Sergeant
Charlie Landry
as Kenny Prins
Cynthena Sanders
as Receptionist
Barry Papick
as Bartender
Walter Bobbie
as Manfredi
Tim Kelleher
as Uniformed Driver Cop
Howard French
as DA Detective #2
Robert Gossett
as Lonnie Edwards
Joel Anderson
as Ray Miller
D.K. Kelly
as ESS Sgt.
Wanda LeeEvans
as Housewife
Gary Bullock
as Frank Archer
John Bennett
as Robert Bowman
Howard S. Miller
as US Attorney Goldfarb
Michael Becker
as Jimmy Deluca
Hannah Sussman
as Eleni Costas
David Q. Combs
as Marshal #1
Jordan Jacobson
as Line Up #2
Danielle Shuman
as Jennifer Bucci
Armand Schultz
as Uniform Cop #2
Marc Siegler
as Medical Examiner
Greg Natale
as Uniform Sergeant
Sixto Ramos
as EMS Man
Emily Mura-Smith
as 8th Precinct Civilian Assistant
Raymond Anthony Thomas
as Uniform Cop #1
Bruno Alexander
as Det. Francini
Grace Hightower
as ESU Woman
A.J. Johnson
as Produce Clerk
Paul Martell
as Greg Sacca
Windland Smith
as Sharon Hobbs
Earnestine Phillips
as EMS Technician
Gary Werntz
as Marshal
Eugene Choy
as Storekeeper
Blumen Young
as Line Up #1
Gregory Salata
as Medical Examiner
Peter Jacobson
as Reporter #1
Craig Eisner
as Port Authority Cop
Tom McCleister
as Corrections Officer
Maurice McRae
as Good Samaritan Driver
Lou Bonacki
as Busted Operator
Dean Regan
as Reporter #2
Kevin Davis
as Reporter #2
Mike Hodge
as EMS Commander
David St. James
as Line Up #6
Ray Quartermus
as Witness #2
Bill Clark
as Det. McDermott
Lauren Weinger
as Tina Sachs
Heath McLaughlin
as Video Technician
Tony Hoty
as Auctioneer
Ralph P. Martin
as Mr. Harmon
Earl Carroll
as Court Clerk
Mary-Pat Green
as Bartender
Juan José Del Rey
as Singing Waiter #2
Joey Sagal
as Legal Aid Lawyer
Mario Cantone
as Bidder #1
Michael Manuel Torres
as Ambulance Attendant
Garret Pearson
as EMS Officer
Tony Rizzoli
as Schonick
Marcus Aurelius
as Bystander #1
Ted Brunetti
as Bidder #3
David Rowe
as Bystander #2
Mark Lotito
as Perimeter Cop
John Procaccino
as Jack Witlin
Tommy Morgan
as Bystander #3
Ken Prymus
as Cop in Charge
Stan Sellers
as Bystander #4
Tobin Bell
as Jerry the Artist
Joel Sweto
as Jerry the Doctor
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Critic Reviews for NYPD Blue Season 1

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (7)

There is nothing brave or particularly inventive or genuinely insightful about it... NYPD Blue counts on the glamour of chaos to get us hooked.

Aug 15, 2018 | Full Review…

Strikingly shot, wonderfully cast, this tough, taut, atmospheric show is the season's best new series.

Aug 15, 2018 | Rating: A | Full Review…

Watching this season reveals some lines that [are] delivered just a little too heavily, which will evoke laughter from most people. Despite those over-acted, and somewhat clichéd, lines; NYPD Blue starts off a bit better than most network dramas.

Aug 15, 2018 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

An engrossing police series ballyhooed as both frank and daringly sexy. But the portrait of New York's finest and their associates owes its strengths to character studies and interactions, not tripe hype.

Aug 15, 2018 | Full Review…
Top Critic

[Steven Bochco]'s storytelling skills have never been sharper, and his favorite theme -- the clash between institutions and people, between the law and justice -- has never been dramatized at a higher, more compelling pitch.

Aug 15, 2018 | Full Review…

A compelling and sometimes harrowing hour of high-tension urban trauma, different from Bochco's Hill Street Blues and at least as good as any other drama series now on the air.

Aug 15, 2018 | Full Review…

NYPD Blue is like some Indy car on a quiet suburban street. Its roar can't help but turn our heads. But forgetting for a moment all the noise and protest surrounding it, NYPD Blue is a cop show and a very good, tough and realistic cop show.

Aug 15, 2018 | Full Review…

Introduced dozens of compelling characters, wounded a handful of them, and linked a few others in unexpected ways.

Aug 15, 2018 | Full Review…
Top Critic

N.Y.P.D. Blue has the drive, intelligence and compelling authenticity of the best of Mr. Bochco's television work, and that includes Hill Street Blues and L.A. Law.

Aug 15, 2018 | Full Review…

A pretty darn great just-a-cop-show, featuring at its center a superlatively understated performance by David Caruso.

Aug 15, 2018 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

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