BALE IS SHOT WHILE ON AN INVESTIGATION, A JEWELRY STORE OWNER'S WIFE IS MURDERED, BALE PARTNERS CLARK WITH JONES, AND MEDAVOY RETIRES FROM THE JOB, ON ABC'S "NYPD BLUE"
"Lenny Scissorhands" - Sipowicz, Murphy and Clark investigate the shooting of a fellow police officer; Clark and Jones, now partners, investigate the beating death of a woman whose religious husband owns a jewelry store; Bale is shot in the course of a murder investigation, and Medavoy retires from the job, on "NYPD Blue" TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 15 (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 Craig Walker as Pat Donatelli, Carlos Gomez as Anthony Perez, Debi Mazur as Maxine Annunziato, Alan Rosenberg as Barry Olshan, Brady Rubin as Margaret Gregorek, Ken Lerner as Norman Hanes, Michael Pasternak as Aaron Zell, Nealla Gordon as Esther Zell, Jennifer Jostyn as Teresa Donatelli, Saverio Guerra as Lenny Russo, Boris Krutonog as Russian Mike, Olga Vilner as Paulina, Alez Veadov as Sergei, Ron K. Collie as EMS, Joseph Carbery as uniform, Joanne Rubino as Nucci, Serena Spencer as customer and James Martin Kelly as Chief Duffy.
"Lenny Scissorhands" story by Bill Clark and Keith Eisner, with teleplay by Keith Eisner. The episode is directed by Rick Wallace.
"NYPD Blue" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound.
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