A fast-paced action/thriller which brings together an infamous ex-con attempting to live a clean and trouble-free life; a feisty, tough talking pole dancer at a local strip club; a stolen bundle of marked money and a persistent police captain out to capture a pair of serial killers - leading them all into a thrilling, sadistic web of events.
Jaded and detached, Johnny Skidmarks (Peter Gallagher) is a crime scene photographer who has no qualms about moonlighting as a blackmailer to earn extra cash. Johnny and his team have a lucrative little business going: no one gets hurt, no questions asked, no harm done...until things start to go wrong. Dead wrong.
John Ritter returns to TV in a genial sitcom, playing an aide to a senator (George Gaynes). His life is somewhat complicated by his wife (Markie Post)'s father (Ed Asner) having spent a long stretch in prison for financial impropriety, and her somewhat-unnecessary attempts to re-integrate him into society.
Created by Emmy Award-winning producer Dick Wolf, "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" is now in its fifteenth season. The program has received numerous accolades from community-based organizations for the social issues it tackles, and cast members are frequently recognized for the work they do off-screen to promote personal health and safety and other volunteer efforts and initiatives.