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The Division 

Five female cops in San Francisco struggle with their personal and professional lives.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Bonnie Bedelia ...  Capt. Kate McCafferty 88 episodes, 2001-2004
Nancy McKeon ...  Inspector Jinny Exstead 88 episodes, 2001-2004
Lisa Vidal ...  Inspector Magdalena 'Magda' Ramirez / ... 88 episodes, 2001-2004
Jon Hamm ...  Inspector Nate Basso 66 episodes, 2002-2004
Taraji P. Henson ...  Inspector Raina Washington 66 episodes, 2002-2004
Tracey Needham ...  Inspector Candace 'C. D.' DeLorenzo / ... 66 episodes, 2001-2003
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Storyline

It's a cop show with a twist. Lifetime's series explores the personal and professional lives of five very different policewomen in San Francisco. "The Division" features action, suspense, crime and cat-and-mouse chases. It also looks at the ups and downs of romance, family, motherhood and female friendships. It's good, old-fashioned drama about working women with real-life problems. Written by Anonymous

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Five Women, One Code: Justice.


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Official Sites:

Lifetime Entertainment

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 January 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Heart of the City See more »

Filming Locations:

San Francisco, California, USA See more »

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Runtime:

| (88 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The show is about women police officers in San Francisco. In real-life, many locker rooms for women cops were converted men's rooms. Many cops put plants in the old toilets and urinals, because the fixtures were never removed. In the first season of the show, the locker room for the women was a converted men's room that featured plants in an old urinal stall. See more »

Quotes

Theodore: Yeah. Look, we need to go away someplace quiet, where we can just be ourselves and get to the bottom of things.
Jinny: Why? Look, you know who I am, okay? You know who my family is. Why the hell do you even want to be with me at all?
Theodore: Because I love you. Look, look, we should go away this weekend, okay?
Jinny: This weekend is--
Theodore: Yeah. Why not? We'll go up to Napa. I'm pretty sire I can get us a room. We'll leave Friday morning. We'll come back first thing Monday. Hey I am making you an offer you can't refuse. ...
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Inimical to life.
25 January 2005 | by BenzylSee all my reviews

I watched quite a few of these because looking at San Francisco is no huge challenge to my sensibilities. Unfortunately after almost no time at all you realise that the windows are blinds drawn or strongly backlit the outdoor scenes are shot at a low angle to obscure any horizon details and indoor locations abound, in fact the sum total of SF location in these seems to be cable car bells and words painted on restaurant windows. The show itself has some of the most PC plots I have ever seen - the white guy Always did it, cheer as the peppy black cop shots the villain three times in the chest. The captain looks like a particularly cheerless transgender experiment. Basically a dreary feel-bored family hour that looks much less attractive than Nash Bridges (hence very little merit that I have spotted so far).


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