The Philadelphia homicide squad's lone female detective finds her calling when she's assigned "cold cases" -- older crimes that have never been solved.

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Lilly Rush is a Philadelphia police detective working for the department's homicide squad and being assigned 'cold cases': crimes that were committed many years before and have not been solved. Lilly must try to re-think the crime scenes and interview other people involved with the victims to find a link to solving the cases. Written by Anonymous

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The flashback scenes are usually shot with the type of film stock used at the time of the setting. See more »

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Throughout the series the detectives interview people years (sometimes decades) after the crime takes place, and yet they all seem to remember it like it was yesterday and are able to give accurate detailed descriptions to the police. See more »

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Todd Whitley: What is the point of all of this, after so many years?
Lilly Rush: People shouldn't be forgotten. They matter.
Todd Whitley: You're a crusader.
Lilly Rush: I guess I am.
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Nara
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what about civil rights?
6 February 2012 | by See all my reviews

well, in many American police series, there is the same problem: the disrespect for civil rights. Suspects are beaten, lawyers are a problem etc. But in this series, "cold case", the disrespect for rights is at maximum: during the whole series, during all seasons, you will not find even a single episode where appears a lawyer! When a suspect asks for lawyer, the usual answer from any of the detectives is: "why? you have something to hide?" and the suspect does not insist. So do not wait to see any lawyer in the series-you will not find one. Furthermore, the detectives violate any right, beating suspects, creating false evidence, doing whatever they want without any fear. Its simply a fascist series. Made to influence anyone who watches, to the fact that police detectives can do whatever they like, without any control. Its a fascist series, worst from any other.


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