Picket Fences (1992–1996)

TV Series   |    |  Crime, Drama, Family


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An aging Sheriff tries to keep the peace in Rome, Wisconsin, a small town plagued by bizarre and violent crimes.


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  • Costas Mandylor in Picket Fences (1992)
  • Adam Wylie in Picket Fences (1992)
  • Picket Fences (1992)
  • Tom Skerritt and Zelda Rubinstein in Picket Fences (1992)
  • Jamey Sheridan in Picket Fences (1992)
  • Tom Skerritt and Kathy Baker in Picket Fences (1992)

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Creator:

David E. Kelley

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2 November 2004 | ctowner1
Awesome thought-provoking show
With all the pap that's passing for entertainment these days, this show stands out all the more. Week after week this show tossed out thought provoking questions in all areas of our society - medical, criminal, religious, philosophical - any aspect of our society and lives was fair game. And it wrapped these questions around the lives of a hugely talented cast of fully realized characters. The show also had the courage to not play it safe. It routinely tackled "hot button" issues from abortion, to homosexuality, to belief in God, to constitutional protection of rights. Is there ANY show on TV now that comes close to this??

Ironically, I "discovered" this show while on vacation in the Midwest when I came across a full page advertisement by a religious organization, decrying it's blasphemy. The advertisement described some of the situations dealt with in the show - and I knew right away this was a show for me.

Entertaining, intelligent, funny, exciting, involving. If they ever get around to releasing the 5 seasons on DVD - jump on it!

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