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Crime Story

Pilot (Season 1, Episode 1)
Unrated
TV Episode | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Chicago Major Crime Unit, led by no-nonsense lt. Torrello, stops a team of robbers, but the leader escapes. Torrello suspects Ray Luca, a mobster on the rise. He also deals with idealistic public defender Abrams, who opposes his methods.
Writers
Chuck Adamson (creator) (teleplay) (story) | Gustave Reininger (creator) (teleplay) (story) | David J. Burke (teleplay)
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Sep 18, 1986

Release date
Sep 18, 1986 (United States)

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55 cast members
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Dennis Farina
Lt. Mike Torello Lt. Mike Torello   See fewer
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Tony Denison
Ray Luca (as Anthony Denison) Ray Luca (as Anthony Denison)   See fewer
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Bill Smitrovich
Det. Danny Krychek (as William Smitrovich) Det. Danny Krychek (as William Smitrovich)   See fewer
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Steve Ryan
Det. Nate Grossman Det. Nate Grossman   See fewer
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Billy Campbell
Det. Joey Indelli (as Bill Campbell) Det. Joey Indelli (as Bill Campbell)   See fewer
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Paul Butler
Det. Walter Clemmons Det. Walter Clemmons   See fewer
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Stephen Lang
Atty. David Abrams Atty. David Abrams   See fewer
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Joseph Wiseman
Manny Weisbord Manny Weisbord   See fewer
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Darlanne Fluegel
Julie Torello Julie Torello   See fewer
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Jon Polito
Phil Bartoli Phil Bartoli   See fewer
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Johann Carlo
Cori Luca Cori Luca   See fewer
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William Russ
Det. Wes Connelly Det. Wes Connelly   See fewer
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Martin Ferrero
Ignacio Ignacio   See fewer
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David Caruso
Johnny O'Donnel Johnny O'Donnel   See fewer
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John Santucci
Pauli Taglia Pauli Taglia   See fewer
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Ron Dean
Chief Kramer Chief Kramer   See fewer
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Ted Levine
Frank Holman Frank Holman   See fewer
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Andrew Dice Clay
Max Goldman Max Goldman   See fewer
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Lisa Jane Persky
Joanne Goldman Joanne Goldman   See fewer
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Layne Beamer
Prosecutor Prosecutor   See fewer
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Elizabeth Bracco
Waitress Waitress   See fewer
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David Chadderon
Bartender Bartender   See fewer
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Laurel Cronin
Lianna Lianna   See fewer
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D.V. DeVincentis
Bennie Primo Bennie Primo   See fewer
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Eddie J. Fernandez
Stickup Man #2 (as Ed Fernandez) Stickup Man #2 (as Ed Fernandez)   See fewer
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Linda Fetters Howard
Hostage Woman (as Linda Fetters) Hostage Woman (as Linda Fetters)   See fewer
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Danny Goldring
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Sam Keahna
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Stacy Logan
Hostage Husband Hostage Husband   See fewer
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Kim Milford
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Tony Mockus Jr.
Bailiff Bailiff   See fewer
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Amy Morton
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Nick Nickeas
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James O'Reilly
Tom O'Donnell Tom O'Donnell   See fewer
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Michael Rooker
Lieutenant Lieutenant   See fewer
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Larry Sellers
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Mary Seibel
Anna O'Donnell (as Mary Siebel) Anna O'Donnell (as Mary Siebel)   See fewer
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Bill Trigg
Officer #2 Officer #2   See fewer
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Jim True-Frost
Jo Jo Sweeney (as Jim True) Jo Jo Sweeney (as Jim True)   See fewer
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Victor Raider-Wexler
Mr. Levin (as Victor Raider Wexler) Mr. Levin (as Victor Raider Wexler)   See fewer
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Will Zahrn
Cernak Cernak   See fewer
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Ray Sharkey
Breitel Breitel   See fewer
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Terry Nemeroff
Breitel's Assistant Breitel's Assistant   See fewer
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David John Adamson
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Roger Cudney
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Tom Everett
Rothstein (uncredited) Rothstein (uncredited)   See fewer
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Matthew S. Harrison
Waiter (uncredited) Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Loren Haynes
Agent (uncredited) Agent (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jeanette Schwaba
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7.9 / 10 | 691 votes