A SEX DOCTOR IS MURDERED, AND SIPOWICZ IS STALKED,
ON THE TWELFTH SEASON PREMIERE OF ABC'S "NYPD BLUE"
"Dress for Success" - The precinct's hyper-controlling new C.O., Lieutenant Thomas Bale (Currie Graham), alienates the squad. Meanwhile Ortiz is partnered with flirtatious rookie, Detective Laura Murphy (Bonnie Somerville), a "sexologist" and a homeless man are murdered, Clark drinks and womanizes after the suicide of his former girlfriend, and Sipowicz has a stalker, on the 12th and final season premiere of "NYPD Blue," TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.
The series stars Dennis Franz as Detective Andy Sipowicz, Mark-Paul Gosselaar as Detective John Clark, Gordon Clapp as Detective Greg Medavoy, Bill Brochtrup as John Irvin, Henry Simmons as Detective Baldwin Jones, Jacqueline Obradors as Detective Rita Ortiz, Currie Graham as Lieutenant Thomas Bale and Bonnie Somerville as Detective Laura Murphy.
Guest-starring are Jason Cerbone as Ted Keogh, Josh Jacobson as Jason Keys, Leon Russom as Larry Praegitzer, Lou Meyers as King Tut, Joel Bissonnette as Eric Praegitzer, Constance Zimmer as Zoe Prentiss, Matt Bushell as Charlie Isadore, Cathryn De Prume as Denise and Leslie Stevens as Julianne Sturdivant.
"Dress for Success" is written by Bill Clark and Matt Olmstead, with teleplay by Matt Olmstead. This episode is directed by Jesse Bochco.
"NYPD Blue" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1 channel surround sound.
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