The District

A tough Washington, D.C., police chief struggles to shape up the demoralized department and reduce crime. `Mannion is an equal-opportunity abuser,' said the actor who played him, Craig T. Nelson. `As long as you're doing and implementing what he feels is correct, then you're on his team. The minute there is any kind of disallegiance or betrayal or ineff (more…)

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Season 1, Episode 6 How They Lived

First Aired: November 11, 2000

Mannion's harsh discipline of several officers caught stealing on the job leads to a massive case of “blue flu” among the rest of the force. Unfortunately, they are needed for riot control because Fidel Castro is visiting the city along with a Cuban admiral who bombed a flotilla of exiles. Also, Ella's custody case comes to an end. Mannion: Craig T. Nelson. Ella: Lynne Thigpen. Noland: Roger Aaron Brown.

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  • Premiered: October 7, 2000
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: A tough Washington, D.C., police chief struggles to shape up the demoralized department and reduce crime. `Mannion is an equal-opportunity abuser,' said the actor who played him, Craig T. Nelson. `As long as you're doing and implementing what he feels is c… (more)

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