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 4, Episode 18 The Black Widow Maker

First Aired: April 2, 2004

After a judge (Jerry Van Dyke) in a small Iowa town issues a warrant for Mannion's arrest for failure to pay a fine, the chief flies there and gets involved in a murder case in which a newlywed is accused of slaying her husband on their honeymoon. The woman turns out to be Brander's ex-girlfriend. Back in D.C., an armored truck is robbed and Temple's investigation is compromised by his feelings for the lady in charge of security for the company. Sheriff Boyle: Bill Fagerbakke.

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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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