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Killer Instinct 

San Francisco Detectives handle the City's most Bizarre Crimes

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Josh Berman
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Johnny Messner ...  Detective Jack Hale 13 episodes, 2005-2006
Chi McBride ...  Lt. Matt Cavanaugh 13 episodes, 2005-2006
Kristin Lehman ...  Detective Danielle Carter 12 episodes, 2005-2006
Ramon De Ocampo ...  Harry Oka 10 episodes, 2005-2006
Jessica Steen ...  Dr. Francine Klepp 7 episodes, 2005
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Detective Jack Hale works for the San Francisco Police Department Deviant Crimes Division which means he investigates unusual crimes. He has a special insight into criminals because his father is a serial killer. His partner is Danielle Carter. His boss is Lt. Cavanaugh. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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The executive producer of CSI takes on San Francisco and the most deviant crimes imaginable.


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Thirteen episodes were produced but only nine were aired. See more »

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Pleasantly Dark
11 December 2005 | by notxmanSee all my reviews

The best thing I liked about Killer Instinct was its darkness, and is why I ditched ABC at 8:00PM Friday night. However, Johnny Messner can't act and seems to be too preoccupied about establishing and maintaining some macho image that is more harmful to him than beneficial because it's not genuine...it's pseudo, false, and whether or not he realizes this the tactic is weighing him down. Nonetheless, Kristen Lehman and Chi McBride seemed to always save the show which is what I found most intriguing because they were just enough of the spice to overlook Messner's flaws; not yet strong enough to be the lead. The important thing about acting is to depict someone other than the celebrity, but the most important aspect of acting is to be comfortable with the camera and/or the audience. I'd welcome the return of the show simply for its darkness, which is indicative of the dark side of reality.


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23 September 2005 (USA) See more »

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