New Amsterdam

Season 1 Episode 1


Aired Monday 9:00 PM Mar 04, 2008 on FOX

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  • We are introduced to the main character Detective John Amsterdam in the NYPD Homicide division. He has a really strange past and has to be up for retirement soon, especially when we find out he's over 400 years old !!!

    The pilot episode was very well done and the flicking back and forth from the present day, back to the time of his encounter with the indians and the magical sharman, who brings him back to life and makes him immortal.

    There are some dark humour aspects in the episode, like the AA meeting, where he tells us that he's been sober for 15495 days, then the guy says thats 1965, see, even at an AA meeting you'll still find a smart a$$ no matter where you are.

    We also meet his dog, and I love it that he's called it 36, whether its the 36th one of the same lineage or just his 36th doggie.

    I can't wait to watch the rest of them.