SIPOWICZ AND CLARK APPREHEND THE MAN WHO SHOT BALE,
A MUSLIM MAN IS ACCUSED OF MURDERING THE WIFE HE PURCHASED,
AND BALE, PERMANENTLY DISABLED, RECOMMENDS SIPOWICZ FOR
COMMANDER OF THE 15th PRECINCT, ON ABC'S "NYPD BLUE"
"Bale to the Chief" - With Bale hospitalized, the squad gets a new boss who's more interested in golf than crime solving. Meanwhile, when a young Muslim bride is found stabbed to death, Ortiz and Murphy suspect her husband; Sipowicz and Clark arrest the man who shot Bale; and Bale himself, permanently injured, recommends Sipowicz as new squad commander of the 15th precinct, on "NYPD Blue," TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 22 (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 Lisa Lackey as A.D.A Munson, Mary Page Keller as Brigid Scofield, James Martin Kelly as Chief Duffy, Sam McMurray as Lieutenant Jeff Henry, Boris Krutonog as Mischa Nasikoff, Chuck O'Neil as Charles Lusk, Shishir Kurup as Adeeb Amar, David Ackert as Ibrahim Moussadiq, John Rosenfeld as Nick Macklin, Aleksandra Kaniak as Varenka, Natasha Alam as Elena, Sima Kostov as Panya, Christopher Boyer as Larry, Alex Veadov as Sergei Yesenin, Peter Anthony Rocca as chief driver and Robert Reinis as uniform.
"Bale to the Chief" story by Bill Clark, Tom Szentyorgyi and Keith Eisner, with teleplay by Tom Szentgyorgyi and Keith Eisner. The episode is directed by Jesse Bochco.
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