NYPD Blue

Season 6 Episode 4

Brother's Keeper

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Aired Tuesday 10:00 PM Nov 17, 1998 on ABC
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The word goes out to the uniforms to look out for any possible donors for a heart for Simone. Sipowicz, Medavoy and Martinez investigate the homicide of an elderly woman whose hands and feet were cut off of her body. Bobby is transferred over to the surgical staff, where his new doctor recommends that waiting for the heart transplant is his best option. The woman's two sons are probable suspects, one son, Arnold Struel, shows no remorse over her death, the other, Stanley an alcoholic junkie, who didn't like her, at least shows some compassion. Sipowicz finally gets Arnold to give it up. Later, when he returns to the interview room, he sees that Arnold is hanging himself. He debates about waiting until he is dead, to provide a donor for Bobby, but circumstances (Medavoy) prevent him from waiting. By chance, an off-duty cop is shot in the head and for all practical purposes is dead; Fancy makes a pleas with the widow, for a directed donation. Eventually she consents and Bobby is prepped for surgery.moreless

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Dennis Franz

Dennis Franz

Det. (later Sgt.) Andy Sipowicz

Rick Schroder

Rick Schroder

Det. Danny Sorenson [ episode 116 - 173 ]

James McDaniel

James McDaniel

Lt. Arthur Fancy [ episodes 1 – 167 ]

Gordon Clapp

Gordon Clapp

Det. Greg Medavoy [ season 2+, recurring season 1 ]

Kim Delaney

Kim Delaney

Det. Diane Russell [ season 3 - 8; recurring season 2, 10; episode 218 ]

Andrea Thompson

Andrea Thompson

Det. Jill Kirkendall [ season 5 - 7, recurring season 4 ]

Brad Sullivan

Brad Sullivan

Patsy Ferrara

Guest Star

Jack Blessing

Jack Blessing

Dr. Swan

Guest Star

Mark Pellegrino

Mark Pellegrino

Stanley Struel

Guest Star

Bill Clark (V)

Bill Clark (V)

 

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David Barrera

David Barrera

Dr. Victor Carreras

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Lola Glaudini

Lola Glaudini

Dolores Mayo

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