Homicide: Life on the Street Season 3 Episode 17 : In Search of Crimes Past

A 16-year-old murder case must be reopened when the daughter of the convicted killer holds Col. Barnfather hostage. Pembleton and Bayliss investigate an elderly man whose wife died of drowning in the bathtub. Gee and the newly appointed Capt. Russert clash over the handling of the hostage situation. Bolander, Munch, Howard and Felton must go to the archives to find the records of the case. Lewis meets a strange homeless man who's witnessed the suicide of a man who committed the original murder and the detectives race to overturn the previous conviction. A new ""old"" bartender tries to convince Munch to go with the latest rage, microbreweries. Bolander and Lewis try to connect the suicide victim to the man on death row.

NameHomicide: Life on the Street Season 3 Episode 17: In Search of Crimes Past
Air DateApril 14th, 1995
GenresMystery, Drama, Crime
NetworkNBC
Production CompaniesThames Television, Baltimore Pictures, Fatima Productions, MCEG/Sterling Entertainment, NBC Studios, Reeves Entertainment Group
WriterJane Smiley
DirectorKenneth Fink
Guest StarsBarnard Hughes, Jerry Stiller, Clayton LeBouef, Ralph Tabakin
Plot Keywordsbased on novel or book, police, baltimore, murder, police detective, baltimore maryland, homicide detective, police department, police protagonist
Richard Belzer
Richard Belzer
John Munch
Andre Braugher
Andre Braugher
Frank Pembleton
Clark Johnson
Clark Johnson
Meldrick Lewis
Yaphet Kotto
Yaphet Kotto
Al Giardello
Melissa Leo
Melissa Leo
Kay Howard
Ned Beatty
Ned Beatty
Stanley Bolander

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