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 2, Episode 5 To Serve and Protect

First Aired: October 27, 2001

Noland reopens a missing-persons case he first investigated eight years ago when the body of a 5-year-old boy is unearthed; Nancy becomes emotionally involved in a domestic-abuse case; Ella finds it difficult to fire an employee for budgetary reasons; Nick tries to persuade Mannion to run for mayor. Nancy: Elizabeth Marvel. Ella: Lynne Thigpen. Nick: Justin Theroux.

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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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