What Would Sipowicz Do?
Race, Rights and Religion in NYPD Blue
Edited by Glenn Yeffeth
Taking an entertaining, intelligent look at the culturally influential
eleven-year run of NYPD Blue, this examination includes a collection
of essays on topics ranging from the series’ portrayal of race
relations in New York City to Sipowicz’s famously thorny demeanor. A
media critic, two police psychologists and addiction, interrogation and
sex experts (among others!) contribute essays that take an accessible,
intelligent look at a show that has redefined the police drama genre.
From insightful analysis of the show’s evolution to light-hearted jabs
at its quirks, this is a work that will deepen any fan’s Blue