Dark Blue

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  • 2009
  • 2 Seasons
  • 7.4  (4,217)

Dark Blue is a thrilling crime drama series that aired on TNT from 2009 to 2010. It stars an ensemble cast including Logan Marshall-Green, Dylan McDermott, Nicki Aycox, Omari Hardwick, Tricia Helfer, and Meta Golding. The series centers around an elite undercover police unit based in Los Angeles, known as the Special Investigations Unit (SIU). The unit is led by the charismatic and tough veteran cop, Lieutenant Carter Shaw (played by McDermott). Shaw and his team consist of four undercover detectives, including Dean Bendis (played by Marshall-Green), Jaimie Allen (played by Aycox), Ty Curtis (played by Hardwick), and Alex Rice (played by Golding).

Throughout the series, the SIU team is tasked with taking down high-profile criminals and busting major criminal organizations. They work tirelessly to infiltrate these groups and bring criminals to justice while providing a source of protection for the citizens of Los Angeles.

The show highlights the complexities and dangers of undercover police work, as the detectives must constantly navigate dangerous situations and maintain their cover identities to avoid being exposed. It also explores the personal lives and struggles of the detectives, as they balance their dangerous jobs with their relationships and personal demons.

Logan Marshall-Green's character, Dean Bendis, is a skilled and committed undercover detective who occasionally struggles to separate his personal life from his job. He often finds himself in dangerous situations, but remains committed to his work and his team. Nicki Aycox's character, Jaimie Allen, is a tough as nails detective who is willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done. She is highly skilled at her job, but her commitment to the SIU often strains her relationships with loved ones.

Omari Hardwick's character, Ty Curtis, is a former gang member turned detective who brings a unique perspective to the team. He uses his knowledge and connections to infiltrate criminal organizations and bring them down from the inside. Tricia Helfer's character, Alex Rice, is a highly skilled FBI agent who joins the SIU team to help bring down a dangerous criminal organization. Her presence on the team adds a new level of tension and conflict, as she often clashes with Lieutenant Shaw over their differing approaches to police work.

The show is well-written and expertly shot, immersing viewers in the gritty and dangerous world of undercover police work. The performances are strong across the board, with each member of the ensemble cast bringing their own unique strengths to the show.

Overall, Dark Blue is a thrilling and suspenseful crime drama that will keep viewers on the edge of their seats. It offers a nuanced look at the complex world of undercover police work, highlighting the dangers and sacrifices that come with the job. Fans of crime dramas and police procedurals won't want to miss this intense and gripping series.

Dark Blue is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (20 episodes). The series first aired on July 15, 2009.

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Personal Effects
10. Personal Effects
September 22, 2010
The team continues to infiltrate a drug smuggling ring in order to corner a terrorist who is looking for someone to bring dirty bomb parts into the country. Unfortunately, the two sides of the case are conflicting with each other forcing the team to choose sides.
Dead Flowers
9. Dead Flowers
September 22, 2010
Carter, Dean and Jaimie go undercover to corner two drug-smuggling brothers who use a flower-import business as a cover for their activities. But things go awry when Homeland Security requests that the team keep the smuggling business open so they can trap a potential terrorist. Meanwhile, Dean asks Jaimie out on a proper date; Ty has second thoughts about his impending divorce; and Carter is in for a major life change.
Shell Game
8. Shell Game
September 8, 2010
The team investigates a shooting involving a distinguished figure in the black community.
Home Sweet Home
7. Home Sweet Home
September 8, 2010
The team investigates a home invasion crew by putting Alex and Carter to pose as the bait.
Jane Wayne
6. Jane Wayne
September 1, 2010
The crew investigates a dangerous band of thieves, so Jaimie infiltrates as a junkie.
Brother's Keeper
5. Brother's Keeper
August 25, 2010
The team goes undercover to find a militia leader planning to a assassinate a federal judge. Meanwhile, Ty's drinking start affecting his job performance.
High Rollers
4. High Rollers
August 18, 2010
The covert squad slips into the world of casinos to snoop into the disappearance of a gambling-addicted law student. It all gets dicey in this high-stakes realm when Ty goes too extreme in his role as a high roller. Meanwhile, Jaimie's risk-taking comes under scrutiny.
Shelter of the Beast
3. Shelter of the Beast
August 11, 2010
Carter goes undercover as a porn king that wants to expand his business into pharmaceuticals in order to bust the head of an important Mexican drug cartel . Meanwhile Dean gets involved in a complicated relationship with a drug dealer's daughter.
Liar's Poker
2. Liar's Poker
August 4, 2010
The team go undercover to investigate a drug ring connected to a Mexican drug Cartel, were Dean tracks it down to an art gallery owner.
Urban Garden
1. Urban Garden
August 4, 2010
Carter and his team go undercover to catch a local crime lord, but they must work along the FBI when this sting operation crosses paths with an FBI investigation.
Where to Watch Dark Blue
Dark Blue is available for streaming on the TNT website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Dark Blue on demand at Amazon, Vudu, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    July 15, 2009
  • IMDB Rating
    7.4  (4,217)