A DISABLED MAN'S BROTHER IS FOUND MURDERED, AND BALE SETS UP
A STING TO BUST A FATHER OFFERING A BRIBE TO PROTECT HIS SON,
ON ABC'S "NYPD BLUE"
"The Dead Donald" - The brother of a mentally disabled man is found dead, a con man rents the same apartment to multiple parties, Sipowicz and Clark clash with Bale when Bale decides to bust a nervous father for offering a bribe to drop drug charges against his son, and Sipowicz takes the sergeants' exam, on "NYPD Blue," TUESDAY, DECEMBER 7 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.
"NYPD Blue" stars Dennis Franz as Detective Andy Sipowicz, Mark-Paul Gosselaar as Detective John Clark, Gordon Clapp as Detective John 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 Alyson Reed as Kathleen Halloran, Corey Stoll as Martin Schweiss, Mary Page Keller as Brigid Scofield, David Raibon as Ricky C., Nikita Ager as Alyssa Pelikan, Trent Gill as Bobby Halliday, Hank Stratton as Jerome King, Michael Holden as Cort Halliday, Jacqueline Torres as Elena Lozada, Michael Adler as Stanley Allen, Sam Pancake as James Westphal, Michael Edward Rose as technician, Jon Cellini as plainclothes officer, Rick Fitts as proctor, James McBride as officer Shannon and Jane Downs as Heather Bell.
"The Dead Donald" story by Bill Clark and Tom Szentgyorgyi, with teleplay by Tom Szentgyorgyi. The episode was directed by Carol Banker.
"NYPD Blue" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound.
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