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    Yeah, I'm not sure how well it accurately portrays the life of a cop but from a entertainment stand point it looks pretty good.
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    I plan on watching it...a glutton for punishment maybe but still I am interested. I doubt it will really portray what is "behind the badge" but you never know...maybe at least it wont be a total waste of an hour.
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    "Your're a cop because you don't know how not to be one."

    That's a pretty good tag line.

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    Looks entertaining from what I've seen in the previews. I will hold off on casting my opinion until I see a couple episodes.

    "Stupid should hurt."

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    Quote Originally Posted by drunkhunter View Post
    "Your're a cop because you don't know how not to be one."

    That's a pretty good tag line.
    Actually in the previews there have been quote a few good lines (which I cannot quote now cause I cant remember the whole thing)...something about being a witness to the "greatest show in earth" and "doing God's work"

    We shall see...

    (edit: my sig line is now a quote from one of the trailers...going to write down my other fav one and use that too)
    Never be afraid to do what's right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake. Society's punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul when we look the other way" ~Martin Luther King, Jr

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    I at least am interested in seeing how this series is. I've heard cool things about it, but I want to see how they pull it off.
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    Alright...who watched it?

    I did...it was ok. The FTO had some pretty good one liners

    I think I'll keep watching it to see where it goes. I tried really hard not to watch it from a tactical point of view...and just for entertainment and/or from the emotional side of the job. Time will tell.
    Never be afraid to do what's right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake. Society's punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul when we look the other way" ~Martin Luther King, Jr

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    I wanted to see it. I need to hurry and get a DVR. I think it will be interested to see a show from mainly the patrol officer's view. Not many shows try to pull that off. It's the trickiest of all policing disciplines to get right IMO.
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    The gay bar scene at the end was interesting.

    Also, the producers of this show are the same producers of Third Watch.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wolven View Post
    The FTO had some pretty good one liners
    Punk Kid:Do you who my father is?
    FTO Cooper:Why? Your mother didn't tell you?
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    I missed it was working but I look at shows like this not as as training tool but for entertainment and from that perspective it looks good also they have a good crew of writers and producers (the old ER group)
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    I taped it and we'll watch it this weekend
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    Going to have to add it to the DVR and Hulu the first one.

    I loved Third Watch - maybe this will be close.
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    Different flavor but similar.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Morris View Post
    The gay bar scene at the end was interesting.

    Also, the producers of this show are the same producers of Third Watch.
    I didnt know that..I loved that show. Should be good then...
    Never be afraid to do what's right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake. Society's punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul when we look the other way" ~Martin Luther King, Jr

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    Going to watch it on HuLu I will report when I'm done

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    I just got done watching and it was fairly entertaining. I will set my DVR to record it and see where it goes.

    Just not sure how much different it will be in season 2 once the rookie proves that he is a cop. May turn into every other cop show.

 

 
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