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NYPD Blue

Hammer Time (Season 5, Episode 20)
TV-14
TV Episode | 46 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Sipowicz returns to work after his successful prostate surgery, but apparently too soon, for he has an accident while interrogating a suspect. He is given desk duty to help Simone and Russell investigate the murder of a woman's boyfriend ...See moreSipowicz returns to work after his successful prostate surgery, but apparently too soon, for he has an accident while interrogating a suspect. He is given desk duty to help Simone and Russell investigate the murder of a woman's boyfriend by her ex-husband, the ex-husband later revealed to be searching for his daughter who's gone missing while in the ex-wife's care. Meanwhile, Simone is called upon by Detective Nick Savino to help investigate a missing persons report that is being filed by the nephew of one of Simone's apartment tenants. Based upon past exchanges between the missing woman and Henry Coffield, another building tenant, Coffield becomes a suspect. Former administrative aide Naomi Reynolds shows up at the station, now wearing a private security uniform and speaking in her natural Australian accent, to visit Simone, hoping to tell him that her situation with the INS was resolved and she is now furthering her pursuit to one day become a NYC police officer. See less
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Director
Writers
David Milch (created by) (story by) | Steven Bochco (created by) | Meredith Stiehm (teleplay by) | Nicholas Wootton (teleplay by) | Bill Clark (story by)
Producers
Composer
Cinematographer
Lex duPont (as Lex du Pont)
Casting Directors
Scott Genkinger | Junie Lowry-Johnson (as Junie Lowry Johnson)
Production Designer
Status
Edit Released
Updated May 5, 1998

Release date
May 5, 1998 (United States)

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26 cast members
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Jimmy Smits
Det. Bobby Simone Det. Bobby Simone   See fewer
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Dennis Franz
Det. Andy Sipowicz Det. Andy Sipowicz   See fewer
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James McDaniel
Lt. Arthur Fancy Lt. Arthur Fancy   See fewer
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Nicholas Turturro
Det. James Martinez (credit only) Det. James Martinez (credit only)   See fewer
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Gordon Clapp
Det. Greg Medavoy Det. Greg Medavoy   See fewer
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Kim Delaney
Det. Diane Russell Det. Diane Russell   See fewer
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Andrea Thompson
Det. Jill Kirkendall (credit only) Det. Jill Kirkendall (credit only)   See fewer
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Willie Garson
Henry Coffield Henry Coffield   See fewer
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Richard Brooks
Everette McRae Everette McRae   See fewer
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Lola Glaudini
Dolores Mayo Dolores Mayo   See fewer
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Steve Antin
Det. Nick Savino (as Steven Antin) Det. Nick Savino (as Steven Antin)   See fewer
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Gabrielle Fitzpatrick
Naomi Reynolds Naomi Reynolds   See fewer
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Michael B. Silver
A.D.A. Leo Cohen (as Michael Buchman Silver) A.D.A. Leo Cohen (as Michael Buchman Silver)   See fewer
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Terrence Howard
Lonnie (as Terrence Dashon Howard) Lonnie (as Terrence Dashon Howard)   See fewer
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Christina Carlisi
Sandra Carlton Sandra Carlton   See fewer
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Jonathan Nichols
Sal Pineda Sal Pineda   See fewer
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Sharon Lawrence
A.D.A. Sylvia Costas A.D.A. Sylvia Costas   See fewer
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James Luca McBride
Officer Shannon (as James McBride) Officer Shannon (as James McBride)   See fewer
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Jill C. Klein
Dorreen Dorreen   See fewer
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Michael Tinker
Uniform Cop Uniform Cop   See fewer
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Jim Brooks
Jimmy Ketler (uncredited) Jimmy Ketler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Henry Murph
Hank (uncredited) Hank (uncredited)   See fewer
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8.1 / 10 | 50 votes