What Would Sipowicz Do? (Paperback)

Race, Rights and Redemption in NYPD Blue

By Glenn Yeffeth (Editor), Shanna Caughey (Editor)

Smart Pop, 9781932100341, 187pp.

Publication Date: December 11, 2004

List Price: 17.95*
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Taking an entertaining, intelligent look at the culturally influential 11-year television run of NYPD Blue, this examination includes a collection of essays on topics ranging from the series' portrayal of race relations in New York City to Sipowicz's famously thorny demeanor. A media critic, two police psychologists, and addiction, interrogation, and sex experts contribute essays that take an accessible, intelligent look at a show that has redefined the police drama genre. From insightful analysis of the show's evolution to lighthearted jabs at its quirks, this is a work that will deepen any fan's Blue experience.