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My Favorite TV Police

5/28/2011 3:00pm EDT
The Chicago Code
There's no group of people that I love seeing on the small screen than the police. Having been there and done that, I have a certain affection for good portrayals of the men and women in law enforcement. Now that we've recently celebrated Police Week, here's my tribute to the TV cops (note: not federal agents or anything else - just cops!) who've left impressions on me over the years.

Sergeant Joe Friday (Jack Webb) and Detective Ben Gannon (Harry Morgan), NBC's Dragnet

My earliest memories of TV cops have to do with one of the most storied franchises in the genre. Thanks to Nick ...
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Celebrity Birthdays, April 2

4/2/2009 3:00am EDT
Christopher Meloni
Happy Birthday to "Law & Order SVU" star Christopher Meloni (1961), "Welcome Back Kotter" actor Ron Palillo (1954), country singer Emmylou Harris (1947), Best Supporting Actress (The Year of Living Dangerously) Linda Hunt (1945), radio personality Dr. Demento (1941), soul singer Marvin Gaye (1939; d. 1984), "Dragnet" star Jack Webb (1920; d. 1982), "Star Wars" actor Sir Alec Guinness (1914; d. 2000), "Jed Clampett" portrayer Buddy Ebsen (1908; d. 2003), and Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen (1805; d. 1875).

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Celebrity Birthdays, April 2

4/2/2008 3:00am EDT
Christopher Meloni
Happy Birthday to "Law & Order SVU" star Christopher Meloni (1961), "Welcome Back Kotter" actor Ron Palillo (1954), country singer Emmylou Harris (1947), Best Supporting Actress (The Year of Living Dangerously) Linda Hunt (1945), radio personality Dr. Demento (1941), soul singer Marvin Gaye (1939; d. 1984), "Dragnet" star Jack Webb (1920; d. 1982), "Star Wars" actor Sir Alec Guinness (1914; d. 2000), "Jed Clampett" portrayer Buddy Ebsen (1908; d. 2003), and Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen (1805; d. 1875).

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Five Television Remakes We'd Like To See, But Probably Won't

1/14/2008 4:27pm EST
The Adventures of Brisco County Jr.
Ahh, the remake. The feelings that are evoked when you hear that your favorite program from yesteryear is being re-thought, re-vamped and re-launched for the new generation are hard to describe. Sure, remakes are almost inevitably likely to fail, but so what? That doesn't make their possibility any less tantalizing.

TV remakes don't happen often, although when they do they tend to come in waves. The crest of the latest remake wave seems to be ominously hovering right over our heads as recent launches of "Bionic Woman," "American Gladiators" and the soon-to-be debuting "Knight Ride...
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Celebrity Birthdays, April 2

4/2/2007 3:00am EDT
Christopher Meloni
Happy Birthday to "Law & Order SVU" star Christopher Meloni (1961), "Welcome Back Kotter" actor Ron Palillo (1954), country singer Emmylou Harris (1947), Best Supporting Actress (The Year of Living Dangerously) Linda Hunt (1945), radio personality Dr. Demento (1941), soul singer Marvin Gaye (1939; d. 1984), "Dragnet" star Jack Webb (1920; d. 1982), "Star Wars" actor Sir Alec Guinness (1914; d. 2000), "Jed Clampett" portrayer Buddy Ebsen (1908; d. 2003), and Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen (1805; d. 1875).
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Celebrity Birthdays, April 2

4/2/2006 3:00am EDT
Christopher Meloni
Happy Birthday to "Law & Order SVU" star Christopher Meloni (1961), "Welcome Back Kotter" actor Ron Palillo (1954), country singer Emmylou Harris (1947), Best Supporting Actress (The Year of Living Dangerously) Linda Hunt (1945), radio personality Dr. Demento (1941), soul singer Marvin Gaye (1939; d. 1984), "Dragnet" star Jack Webb (1920; d. 1982), "Star Wars" actor Sir Alec Guinness (1914; d. 2000), "Jed Clampett" portrayer Buddy Ebsen (1908; d. 2003), and Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen (1805; d. 1875).
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