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Cracker: Mind Over Murder 

Cracker (original title)
Unconventional psychologist Gerry "Fitz" Fitzgerald is one of the best police interrogators in the business, mostly because his own quirks and perversities help him get inside the criminal mind.
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Robert Pastorelli ...  Gerry 'Fitz' Fitzgerald 16 episodes, 1997-1999
Carolyn McCormick ...  Judith Fitzgerald 16 episodes, 1997-1999
Josh Hartnett ...  Michael Fitzgerald 16 episodes, 1997-1999
Robert Wisdom ...  Detective Danny Watlington 15 episodes, 1997-1999
Scott Sowers Scott Sowers ...  Detective Parker / ... 15 episodes, 1997-1999
Angela Featherstone ...  Det. Hannah Tyler 14 episodes, 1997-1999
R. Lee Ermey ...  Lieutenant Fry 13 episodes, 1997-1999
Paul Perri Paul Perri ...  Waldron 10 episodes, 1997-1999
Sally Levi Sally Levi ...  Hope Fitzgerald 8 episodes, 1997-1999
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Gerry "Fitz" Fitzgerald is a troubled doctor of psychology. To be able to pay the bills, he gives lectures at colleges, has a small practice in a mini-mall, has his own radio show, and helps the Los Angeles police department solve difficult cases. But that's only true when he doesn't have to deal with his own inner demons, which include drinking, gambling, extramarital affairs, and a tense relationship with his wife Judith and son Michael. Written by Anonymous

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To catch a killer you have to think like one See more »


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Cancelled after airing eleven shows, the remaining five shows aired a year later on the A&E Network. See more »

Connections

Remake of Cracker (1993) See more »

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Hardly worth the effort if you've seen the original...
17 September 2004 | by rdean-6See all my reviews

Like others, I'm spoiled by watching the brilliant original. This movie is a near line-by-line re-creation of a Cracker episode. But it is done without the scene-setting and great asides from the original. Interstingly, they took some lines Fitz says to Judith at the end of the original and has him say them to Nina.

The sexual tension between Fitz and the Panhandle character is absent and awkwardly comes into play at the end.

Might be worth seeing for an early Makiska Hargatay police work. Or Josh Hartnell. Both don't show up in the IMDb credits.

Still, pretty much a waste of time if you've seen the original. The Fitz character lacks the believability of Robbie Coltrane.


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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 September 1997 (USA) See more »

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Cracker: Mind Over Murder See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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(16 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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