SIPOWICZ AND CLARK INVESTIGATE THE MURDER OF A SUCCESSFUL IMMIGRANT
WITH A PENCHANT FOR YOUNG GIRLS, AND ORTIZ HAS HER COUSIN BUSTED
FOR DRUG POSSESSION, ON ABC'S "NYPD BLUE"
"Stratis Fear"- Sipowicz and Clark investigate the murder of a successful immigrant restaurateur with a taste for young girls, Ortiz learns the Joint Narcotics Task Force is after her cousin's boyfriend, and Jones finds himself probing a retired cop about the murder of his paralyzed son's wife, on "NYPD Blue," TUESDAY, JANUARY 18 (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 Andrew Sikking as uniform sergeant, J. B. Blanc as Alex Stratis, Terri Hoyos as Aunt Sylvia, Philip Angelotti as uniform, Troy Ruptash as Brendan Quinn, Mike Genovese as Charlie Quinn, Darryl Theirse as Antoine Brown, Onahoua Rodriguez as Paula, Robb Derringer as Bobby Friedman, Amanda Carlin as Vivian Howe, Delaine Yates as Sheila Quinn, Robin Karfo as Margot Wylie, Sam Vance as Ernie Goldman, Anastasia Basil as Melanie Stratis, Dorothy Constantine as Theodora Stratis, Lisa Lackey as A.D.A. Munson, Michael Echols as uniform, James Eugene Davis as uniform and Lisa Marie Jabboury as Lisa.
"Stratis Fear" is written by Bill Clark and Keith Eisner with story by Bill Clark and Keith Eisner. Teleplay by Keith Eisner. The episode is directed by Bob Doherty.
"NYPD Blue" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound.
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