17th Precinct

Season 1 Episode 1


Aired Unknown Oct 03, 2011 on NBC
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Episode Summary


In a world where science has never been discovered, magic is used for everything. Two detectives, Bosson and Longstreet are called in to investigate the murder of the city of Excelsior's Prophet. But interrogation of the corpse reveals a darker threat, a terrorist group known as the Stoics. To deal with them former homicide detective Mira Barkley returns to partner with rookie James Travers.


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    Eric Keenleyside

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    Delmore Keaton

    Guest Star

    Heather Doerksen

    Heather Doerksen

    Samantha Shetland

    Guest Star

    Lanette Ware

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    Judge Leslie Harowan

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    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


    • TRIVIA (0)

    • QUOTES (6)

      • Wilder: Oil, electricity, coal. The power that drives modern society. But what if science had never been invented? What if we relied on… magic? What if plants and fire powered our world? And what if the police solved crimes in ways that we can't imagine? This is 17th Precinct.

      • Longstreet: You got plans for the Equinox?
        Bosson: Depends. Is Susan cooking?
        Longstreet: Yes.
        Bosson: Then I've got plans.

      • Mira: I need a desk.
        Butterfield: You need a punch in the mouth.
        Mira: Oh. Well, it's good to see you... Lisa.
        Butterfield: It's Liam now. Actually, Detective Inspector Butterfield to you.
        Mira: You look younger. Makes you look more feminine. You should think about growing a beard. Remind you of who you are now.
        Butterfield: Trust me, I have everything I need to remind me.
        Mira: Oh, well, I'm just going to file that under things that really want to make me ill.
        Butterfield: We're off to a bad start and that's good, because ruining your day is going to give me a great day of pleasure.

      • Mira: You're the hot new prospect. I was thinking DCI Blanks wanted me to feel unprofessional if I didn't teach you to wipe your ass in the rain. But he'll come to his senses eventually and I'm thinking you'll have a new partner by the end of the week. Questions?
        Jimmy: That "wipe your ass in the rain" thing. Is that with an umbrella?

      • Judge Ball: I really thought they could start over. I thought he could let go of the... bitterness and rage.
        Wilder: There is no spell to change the human heart.

      • Jimmy: You know, becoming a cop was like, a whim. Like a random idea I had one day.
        Mira: Trust me, you're going to start looking at your life very differently from now on. Going to be a lot of things that you think are random. There's luck, there's chance. Nothing is random with you. You're going to be a hell of a cop some day. If you listen to me.

    • NOTES (1)

      • 17th Precinct was produced in the winter and spring of 2011 and was considered for series during the May upfronts later that season. Howver, NBC had to choose between 17th Precinct and Grimm, which also featured magic, and ended up choosing Grimm.

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