Nash Bridges - 1996-2001 (Not Rated)

Nash Bridges: The First Season - 1996 (Not Rated)


Year(s) Aired: 1996
Year of DVD Release: 2008
Rated: Not Rated
Approx. Running Time: 6 hours, 15 minutes
Format(s): DVD (2 discs)
My Rating: 4 Stars (Out Of 5)

From Back Cover:


In the first season of this action-packed police drama, Don Johnson stars as Nash Bridges, the charming, street-smart inspector for San Francisco's elite Special Investigations Unit. Always behind the wheel of his signature yellow 'Cuda,' Nash often goes undercover to track down the city's most vile criminals, from drug dealers and smugglers to the Russian mob. Never far behind is Nash's loyal partner Joe Dominguez (Cheech Marin), a retired cop who's as obsessed with solving crimes as he is with getting rich quick, a weakness that always seems to get the two of them into hot water. Rounding out the group are Jeff Perry as officer Harvey Leek and Jaimé P. Gomez as Nash's young protégé Evan Cortez, making Nash Bridges a thrilling police drama full of humor, mystery and intriguing criminal investigations.


Episode Summary:


Episode 1: Genesis
More than $2 million worth of computer chips are stolen, causing Nash to go undercover to bust the thieves before the chips are sold to the Chinese military.
With Commentary by Carlton Cuse and Cheech Marin

Episode 2: Home Invasion
When Nash becomes embroiled in a violent gang responsible for a string of deadly home invasions, he and his family become the crew's newest targets.

Episode 3: Skirt Chasers
Nash and Joe must keep a dangerous drug lord from invading the San Francisco heroin trade, so they set out to manipulate the man's partner and pit the two against each other.

Episode 4: High Impact
The Mayor recieves a disturbing bomb threat, forcing Nash to track down both the device and the crazed criminal responsible - before time runs out.
With Commentary by Don Johnson


Episode 5: Javelin Catcher
After the Armys' anti-tank system, "The Javelin," goes missing, Nash and his team discover a startling connection between the missing equipment and a string of recent gang violence.

Episode 6: Vanishing Act
While attempting a risky undercover purchase from some deadly Russian gangsters, Inspector Harvey Leek is kidnapped, along with a suitcase full of money, and it's up to Nash and Joe to rescue him.

Episode 7: Aloha Nash
Just as Nash is about to jet off on a romantic vacation with Kelly, he's assigned an urgent case - tracking down a valuable betting book that belonged to an infamous gambling czar.

Episode 8: Key Witness
Nash's ex-wife Lisa is an eyewitness to a brutal murder, but when the victim's body goes missing, Nash must help her gather enough evidence to catch the killer.

My Comments:

One of my all-time favorite T.V. shows. It's a great mix of action, drama and comedy. Addicting. I watched this one religiously for many years and never grew tired of it.

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4 Stars
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Nash Bridges: The Second Season - 1996-1997 (Not Rated)


Year(s) Aired: 1996-1997
Year of DVD Release: 2009
Rated: Not Rated
Approx. Running Time: 17 hours, 52 minutes
Format(s): DVD (5 discs)
My Rating: 4 Stars (Out Of 5)

From Back Cover:


Nash Bridges is back with a second electrifying season of special investigations, car chases, shoot-outs, and, of course, ex-wife drama. Starring Don Johnson as San Francisco's most charismatic and dedicated detective, and Cheech Marin as his loyal yet screwball partner Joe Dominguez, this explosive season finds Nash and the SIU crew taking on some of San Francisco's toughest criminals, from corrupt cops and dangerous drug lords to desperate robbers and sexual predators. Armed with his gun, his 'Cuda and his killer instincts, Nash is one officer of the law who refuses to let the bad guys win.


Episode Summary:


Episode 1: Internal Affairs
After being framed by an Internal Affairs officer, Nash must do whatever it takes to clear his name. Meanwhile, Nash's daughter, Cassidy, gets flirtatious with Evan Cortez.

Episode 2: Til Death Do Us Part
When an experimental drug is stolen from a lab, Joe and Nash are called to the scene. But things take a deadly turn when Joe becomes accidentally exposed to a lethal virus, as they only have a few days to track down the antidote.

Episode 3: The Great Escape
Vincent Mulroy, the leader of a dangerous militia group, escapes a prison bus with the help of his followers, determined to find his estranged daughter. But Nash soon finds hiw own family in danger, when Mulroy kidnaps Cassidy - demanding his own daughter in exchange for Nash's.

Episode 4: Wrecking Crew
A bank robbery ends violently, with Evan being seriously shot and hospitalized. As Nash and Joe try to track down the robbers who escaped, Joe gets a request from a star baseball player to track down a stolen car - his "lucky" Ford Pinto.


Episode 5: Trackdown
When "The Monk" - an international mercenary and Nash's old childhood friend - shows up in town, Nash must find him before he kills everyone involved in an upcoming drug trial. To make matters more complicated, Nash's every move is being filmed by a documentary filmmaker.

Episode 6: The Brothers McMillan
After a mobster is murdered, Nash and Joe are assigned to keep an eye on the McMillans, a dangerous family led by two brothers, Connor and Kevin. But the investigation reveals more than Nash bargained for when he uncovers Connor's surprising relationship with Nash's ex-wife, Kelly.

Episode 7: Night Train
A night out celebrating Eve's departure from the SFPD turns deadly when Nash and the gang board a train along with four desperate robbers who take everyone hostage. Meanwhile, Cassidy's unexplained stomach pains force her and Lisa to spend a difficult night in the emergency room.

Episode 8: Zodiac
There's a copycat Zodiac killer on the loose, so Nash enlists the help of a former cop to help bring the criminal to justice. Meanwhile, Joe goes undercover for a bicycle messenger service.


Episode 9: Leo's Big Score
When an 11-year-old steals a shipment of heroin from a dangerous drug lord, it's up to Nash to set things straight. And when Joe's son J.J. pays him a visit, the tale of Joe's bar goes up in smoke.

Episode 10: Hit Parade
Nash and Joe become the nervous targets of an unknown assassin when a vengeful informant is led to believe they cannot be trusted.

Episode 11: Promised Land
Nash and the SIU must break up an illegal Chinese immigrant smuggling operation run by a dangerous mobster. Back at home, Nash's father Nick has his sights set on breaking the high score on his new pinball machine.

Episode 12: 25 Hours Of Christmas
A burglary turns deadly when two dead bodies are discovered at a department store on Christmas Eve. With several of the robbers still at large, Nash and the SIU gang are told to put their holiday plans on ice in order to track down the criminals.

Episode 13: Road Work
Nash and Joe have their hands full protecting a witness who must testify against a dangerous mobster with connections to his own judge. Meanwhile, Cassidy's boyfriend can't take her to a dance, so Joe's son J.J. steps in as his replacement.


Episode 14: Inside Out
When an imprisoned Mexican mobster orders the hit of one of Joe's close friends - a narcotics cop - Joe goes undercover as a prisoner to take down his friend's killer. And Nash and his sister Stacy find themselves at odds as they attempt to write out their father's will.

Episode 15: The Counterfeiters
Imposters are posing as SIU officers, and the real SIU needs to bring them down. Meanwhile, Joe and Nash land a new off-duty undercover assignment: posing as a couple so they can track down a gay football player's Super Bowl ring.

Episode 16: The Web
The wife of a highly-skilled computer hacker has been kidnapped, and it's up to Nash and the SIU to rescue her and thwart the kidnapper's plot to steal a shipment of platinum.

Episode 17: Knockout
Nash's sister Stacy falls victim to a shady couple who drug her at a bar and attempt to sexually assault her. However, the harrowing ordeal reveals more about Stacy's personal life than she's ready to share with Nash and the rest of the family.

Episode 18: Gun Play
When Cassidy is accidentally shot by a student selling a gun at school, it's up to Nash and Joe to bring the gun dealers in charge to justice.


Episode 19: Rampage
The daughter of Nash's former partner is taken hostage by a gunman during a holdup, but evidence soon shows she may be romantically linked with her captor. Meanwhile, Cassidy poses nude for a safe sex poster, much to Nash and Lisa's dismay.

Episode 20: Out Of Chicago
A corrupt cop out of Chicago attempts to manipulate Nash and the SIU into helping her find her stash of stolen drug money. And when Nash's father decides to enter his unmotivated horse Mr. Woody in a race, Joe turns to an animal hypnotist to help him get out of the starting gate.

Episode 21: Moving Target
With a mob war looming, Nash and his team must convince one mobster to rat out another in court, while Joe finds himself in hot water when he accidentally misplaces his wedding ring.

Episode 22: Wild Card
The SIU teams sets their sights on taking down a new Chinatown gangster, while an old friend of Nash struggles to reconcile a huge gambling debt.

Episode 23: Deliverance
A Gulf War veteran hired to watch over a rough neighborhood is actually killing and stealing from its drug dealers. Meanwhile, Joe must track down his family's antique cradle before his wife goes into labor.

My Comments:

One of my all-time favorite T.V. shows. It's a great mix of action, drama and comedy. Addicting. I watched this one religiously for many years and never grew tired of it. I couldn't be more thrilled that it's finally on DVD.

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4 Stars
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Nash Bridges: The Third Season - 1997-1998 (Not Rated)


Year(s) Aired: 1997-1998
Year of DVD Release: 2009
Rated: Not Rated
Approx. Running Time: 17 hours, 39 minutes
Format(s): DVD (5 discs)
My Rating: 4 Stars (Out Of 5)

From Back Cover:


Don Johnson returns to bring down the bad guys with wit, charm and a Colt .45 in the third explosive season of Nash Bridges. The excitement never ends as San Francisco police investigators Nash Bridges (Johnson) and Joe Dominguez (Cheech Marin) trade wisecracks and bullets with the most dangerous assortment of mobsters, terrorists, snipers and thieves to ever threaten the Golden State.

Featuring 23 episodes jam-packed with gunfights, car chases and breezy remarks, Nash Bridges: The Third Season is adrenaline-fueled action and adventure no Bubba or Sister can afford to miss!

Episode Summary:


Episode 1: Lost And Found
Nash and Joe help a special agent recover a van loaded with stolen FBI weapons.

Episode 2: Payback
A prison inmate is furloughed to help Nash and Joe capture her former partner in crime.

Episode 3: Shake, Rattle & Roll
An ex-mobster embarks on a murder spree and only Nash and Joe can stop him.

Episode 4: One Flew Over the Cuda's Nest
Nash and Joe pursue a criminally insane mental patient who believes he's Sherlock Holmes' archenemy.


Episode 5: Blackout
An explosion robs Nash of his short-term memory, putting an important undercover operation in jeopardy.

Episode 6: Ripcord
Nash pursues a jewelry thief who stole a $5 million necklace from a penthouse apartment before parachuting to safety.

Episode 7: Sniper
A police strike forces Nash and Joe back into uniform just as a rooftop sniper begins his reign of terror.

Episode 8: Revelations
A reporter's murder leads Nash to believe his long-presumed dead brother is not only alive but also living in San Francisco.


Episode 9:Most Wanted
An escaped murderer plans to kill the person he hold responsible for his conviction: the SIU's newest team member, Michelle Chan.

Episode 10: Bombshell
Nash's shady ex-girlfriend Tamara Van Zant returns to San Francisco, where she plans to sell a suitcase full of stolen plutonium.

Episode 11: Found Money
The new head of the SIU suspects Joe of stealing millions of dollars from a money-laundering operation.

Episode 12: Dirty Tricks
Nash and Joe risk an international incident when a murder investigation takes them inside a British Consulate.

Episode 13: Crossfire
A convicted arsonist offers a million-dollar bounty to anyone who succeeds in murdering Nash.


Episode 14: Live Shot
A biker couple spike Nash's drink with LSD just before he's schedule to be interviewed by Geraldo Rivera.

Episode 15: Downtime
Nash is forced off the job when he's ordered to take ten months and thirteen days of unused vacation time.

Episode 16: Skin Deep
Nash and Joe join forces with a no-nonsense NYPD detective to catch a murderer who's stalking a famous fashion model.

Episode 17: Patriots
Nash's ex-wife Kelly becomes tangled in a case involving an Irish terrorist who plans to kill an Archbishop.

Episode 18: Cuda Gráce
When Nash discovers a member of a prominent San Francisco family is a major drug dealer, he risks his life to expose him.


Episode 19: Lady Killer
When the head of the SIU is accused of murdering a call girl, Nash sets out to find the real killer.

Episode 20: Danger Zone
A gang of thieves threatens to release deadly nerve gas in downtown San Francisco as part of a scheme to rob the area's banks.

Episode 21: Special Delivery
Nash attempts to protect an innocent woman from Hong Kong gangsters after she unwittingly becomes involved in an Asian forgery ring.

Episode 22: Touchdown
When several armored cars and their drivers mysteriously disappear, Nash and Joe's investigation uncovers a hi-tech crime operation run by ex-Navy Seals.

Episode 23: Sacraments
Two teenage death-metal rockers go on a killing spree that leads Nash into San Francisco's Satanic underground.

My Comments:

The third season is finally on DVD!

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4 Stars
1997 1998

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