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Life 

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A former police officer returns to the force after having been wrongly imprisoned for years.

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Rand Ravich
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2   1  
2009   2008   2007  
2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Damian Lewis ...  Charlie Crews 32 episodes, 2007-2009
Sarah Shahi ...  Dani Reese 32 episodes, 2007-2009
Adam Arkin ...  Ted Earley 32 episodes, 2007-2009
Brent Sexton ...  Robert Stark / ... 22 episodes, 2007-2009
Donal Logue ...  Captain Kevin Tidwell 21 episodes, 2008-2009
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Storyline

Brilliant LAPD detective Charlie Crews has survived the extreme abuse befalling an innocent cop in prison, and was exonerated for the murders and released after 12 years of hell in jail. He could retire on his settlement, but chooses to resume police work. Nevertheless, the grim experience has made him more philosophical and tempted to put justice - especially for the innocent - above chasing the presumably guilty and legally by-the-book, as his new partner Dani Reese must experience and learn to cope with. Written by KGF Vissers

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Taglines:

Life was his sentence. Life is what he got back. See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Crews license plate number in S01E03 spells 2QRI455, which can be read as too curious. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Fellow Cop: As a cop all you have is other cops. But we all walked away.
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Connections

Referenced in Séries express: Episode #2.27 (2009) See more »

User Reviews

 
Great show, great acting
4 November 2007 | by karen-cooper-1See all my reviews

Excellent plots, if you have missed it, catch up by watching the full episodes on line on NBC. This program deserves a strong following of viewers. Great character development and moments of humor and insights on humanity interspersed with drama, suspense and darkness. The program mixes single stories each week with on going meta stories about each of the characters pasts-especially the story of the main character Charlie Crews who was framed for a mass murder and spent twelve years in prison before he was exonerated. We learn a little more about the past stories each week as the crime of that episode is investigated and solved. Complex and captivating show.


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Official Sites:

NBC [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 September 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(32 episodes)

Color:

Color
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