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…)

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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