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Series cast summary:
...  Chief Jack Mannion 89 episodes, 2000-2004
...  Deputy Chief Joe Noland 89 episodes, 2000-2004
...  Det. Temple Page 89 episodes, 2000-2004
...  Off. Nancy Parras / ... 88 episodes, 2000-2004
...  Ella Farmer 66 episodes, 2000-2003
...  Det. Kevin Debreno 66 episodes, 2001-2004
...  Sgt. Phil Brander 43 episodes, 2000-2004
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Despite having over 30 law enforcement agencies, Washington DC still has the highest crime rate in the US. With politics and indifference being a large factor in this, the city hires Newark PD Chief Jack Mannion, a movie-quoting, lounge-singing former NYPD transit cop who claims he can (and has successfully) cut a city's crime rate in half with his get-with-it-or-report-to-meter-maid-duty attitude, to take over as commissioner of the DC Police. Written by Jeff Cross <[email protected]>

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7 October 2000 (USA)  »

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When Lynne Thigpen died unexpectedly, her absence from the show was explained by having her character, Ella Farmer, die. See more »

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Goodbye, Lynne See more »

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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.20 (2010) See more »

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Interesting show, but will it survive now?
15 March 2003 | by See all my reviews

I have been a big fan of "The District". It may not be as hard-hitting as other cop shows, but that is one of the things I like about it. It has an interesting balance between policy and personality. The characters are interesting and likable. I look forward to seeing the characters each week.

With the death of Lynne Thigpen (Ella Farmer), I wonder if the show can survive? Her character was a big part of why I liked the show.

She will be missed.


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