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Homicide: Life on the Street

Hostage: Part 1 (Season 5, Episode 1)
TV Episode | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Pembleton returns to work just as a school is being taken hostage.
Paul Attanasio (created by) | James Yoshimura (teleplay by) | Tom Fontana (story by) | Julie Martin (story by) | David Simon (based upon the book by)
Douglas J. Cuomo (original music by)
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Updated Sep 20, 1996

Release date
Sep 20, 1996 (United States)


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Richard Belzer
John Munch John Munch   See fewer
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Andre Braugher
Frank Pembleton Frank Pembleton   See fewer
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Reed Diamond
Mike Kellerman Mike Kellerman   See fewer
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Clark Johnson
Meldrick Lewis Meldrick Lewis   See fewer
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Yaphet Kotto
Al Giardello Al Giardello   See fewer
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Melissa Leo
Kay Howard Kay Howard   See fewer
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Max Perlich
J.H. Brodie J.H. Brodie   See fewer
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Kyle Secor
Tim Bayliss Tim Bayliss   See fewer
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Ami Brabson
Mary Pembleton Mary Pembleton   See fewer
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Gary D'Addario
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Julie Lauren
Off. Anne Schanne Off. Anne Schanne   See fewer
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Art Donovan
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Clayton LeBouef
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Walt MacPherson
Roger Gaffney Roger Gaffney   See fewer
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Karen Bralove
Marie Smith Marie Smith   See fewer
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Kate Kiley
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Herb Levinson
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Monroe Thomas
Michelle Berti Michelle Berti   See fewer
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Alex Carew (uncredited) Alex Carew (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.5 / 10 | 67 votes