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Cops

Real-life officers are followed by a camera crew, cinéma-vérité style, in a gritty up-close look at police work and the consequences of crime. The result: one of Fox's longest-running series (it premiered in March 1989). It also spawned a number of poli (more…)

Premiered: March 11, 1989

Rating: TV-PG

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Reality Check: In the Wake of a Cops Death, a Producer Reflects

The death of Cops crew member Bryce Dion, who was accidentally shot by a police officer during a robbery in Omaha, Neb., stunned the tight-knit reality TV community. Wicked Tuna and Dirty Jobs producer Craig Piligian, who is unaffiliated with Cops, s… Read more

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Shaking Like a Paint Mixer Season 28, Episode 25 Jan 30, 2016 $2.99

A man jumps from a moving vehicle in an effort to escape the police. A car chase ends with a call to paramedics. An agitated man confuses threatening actions with heroism.

Bible Buddies Season 28, Episode 24 Jan 23, 2016 $2.99

A teen leads officers on a dangerous chase yet shows little remorse once captured. A report of a person in distress helps officers identify a group of lawbreakers. An unsuccessful robber has a moment of honesty.

Nothing to See Here Season 28, Episode 23 Jan 16, 2016 $2.99

A man with a felony warrant does his best to escape arrest. Things get weird when an agitated man tries to reveal everything to the police. A young man makes poor choices that lead to a broken home.

Undeniably Fishy Season 28, Episode 22 Jan 9, 2016 $1.99

After a night out on the town, a man loses his friend and finds trouble. Officers stop a vehicle that they believe was involved in an officer-related shooting. A young couple in a parked car strikes officers as suspicious.

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Step Away From the Cutlery(Season 27, Episode 8) SPIKE

A knife-wielding man complains about his neighbors; an erratic driver is questioned; officers come upon an emotional man holding a blade to his throat.

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A car pulls away from a known drug house and won't stop for police in Corpus Christi; an undercover cop's work leads to the arrests of two pimps and a prostitute in Las Vegas; an officer in Tampa witnesses a driver make several traffic violations.

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The pursuit of an armed carjacker in Sacramento progresses from a car chase to a foot chase; deputies in Hillsborough County, Fla., go after thirsty thieves; and two undercover narcotics busts take place in Houston.

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  • Premiered: March 11, 1989
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Real-life officers are followed by a camera crew, cinéma-vérité style, in a gritty up-close look at police work and the consequences of crime. The result: one of Fox's longest-running series (it premiered in March 1989). It also spawned a number of police-… (more)

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