CAUTION: Designated as “strong content,” subject matter regularly discusses and sometimes depicts violence and abuse. Viewer discretion is advised.
This fast-paced police drama portrays the brutal detective work of a homicide department in Baltimore. Dealing with the numerous murders are Detective John Munch (who later moves to Law & Order, but is also in The X-Files), Lt. Al Giardello and Det. Meldrick Lewis. Early episodes of the show were inspired by the book “Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets” written by David Simon.