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Homicide: Life on the Street

Wu's on First? (Season 5, Episode 15)
TV Episode | Crime, Drama, Mystery

When a police officer is found shot to death, Elizabeth Wu writes an article praising his dedication to the job. An informer calls her with a contradiction: the cop was shot when he demanded his money back in a dope deal. Her source later ...See moreWhen a police officer is found shot to death, Elizabeth Wu writes an article praising his dedication to the job. An informer calls her with a contradiction: the cop was shot when he demanded his money back in a dope deal. Her source later reveals that he was the shooter but claims self-defense. Meanwhile Kellerman's rogue brothers show up and he winds up in a jail cell with them. Lewis and Julianna to the rescue. Written by jeaneva See less
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Director
Writers
Paul Attanasio (created by) | David Simon (teleplay by) (based upon the book by) | Anya Epstein (teleplay by) | James Yoshimura (story by) & 2 more
Composer
Douglas J. Cuomo (original music by)
Cinematographer
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Feb 7, 1997

Release date
Feb 7, 1997 (United States)

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24 cast members
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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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Michelle Forbes
Dr. Julianna Cox Dr. Julianna Cox   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 (credit only) J.H. Brodie (credit only)   See fewer
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Kyle Secor
Tim Bayliss Tim Bayliss   See fewer
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Eric Stoltz
Drew Kellerman Drew Kellerman   See fewer
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Tate Donovan
Greg Kellerman Greg Kellerman   See fewer
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Joan Chen
Elizabeth Wu Elizabeth Wu   See fewer
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Pat McNamara
Mike Kellerman Sr. Mike Kellerman Sr.   See fewer
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Lance Carter
Lewis Everett Lewis Everett   See fewer
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Clayton LeBouef
Col. George Barnfather Col. George Barnfather   See fewer
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Thomas J. McCarthy
Bob Parker (as Tom McCarthy) Bob Parker (as Tom McCarthy)   See fewer
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Rhonda Overby
Reporter Dawn Daniels Reporter Dawn Daniels   See fewer
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Faith Potts
Maureen Maureen   See fewer
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Bernd Linhart
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
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Freddie Mangano
Andy Stoyanic (uncredited) Andy Stoyanic (uncredited)   See fewer
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Danny Suggs
Emmanuelle Bennett (uncredited) Emmanuelle Bennett (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.1 / 10 | 82 votes