NYPD Blue (season 11)

NYPD Blue Season 11
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 22
Original channel ABC
Original run September 23, 2003 – May 11, 2004
Season chronology
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Main Cast of NYPD Blue Season 11, l-r Clapp, Gosselaar, Obradors, Beauvais-Nilon, Franz, Simmons, Ross, Brochtrup, Morales


Frickin Fraker

Original airdate: September 23, 2003

The brother of a convicted child molester is murdered, and the cops of the 15th Precinct testify against Captain Fraker for his attempted murder of Tony Rodriguez.

Your Bus, Ted

Original airdate: September 30, 2003

A transvestite is murdered, a surgeon is knifed outside a hospital, and Rodriguez takes the stand in Captain Fraker's trial

Shear Stupidity

Original airdate: October 7, 2003

  • Directed by: Tawnia McKiernan
  • Written by: Bill Clark & Bonnie Mark

Sipowicz and Clark investigate when a man is severely beaten, a woman reports that her husband is missing, and testimony at Fraker's trial threaten's Rodriguez's career.

Porn Free

Original airdate: October 14, 2003

A verdict is reached in Fraker's trial, and a middle-class housewife with a colorful past is found dead in an alley.

Keeping Abreast

Original airdate: October 21, 2003

Diane Russell helps the detectives of the 15th Precinct track a serial killer who targets women at an upscale bar, and Jones attempts to keep a violent father from harming his son.

Andy Appleseed

Original airdate: October 28, 2003

Another young woman falls prey to a serial killer whose victims all patronize the same trendy bar, and, when an abusive mother is found murdered, her children are suspects.

It's To Die For

Original airdate: November 4, 2003

When another woman linked to an upscale bar is attacked, Sipowicz suspects she may have escaped the serial killer. Meanwhile, a young cop claims self-defense after shooting and killing a suspect, and Russell has a breast biopsy.

And the Wenner Is....

Original airdates: November 18, 2003

  • Directed by: Paul Eads
  • Written by: Bill Clark & Tom Szentgyorgyi

The detectives get a break in the serial killer case, McDowell announces her pregnancy, and she and Sipowicz plan their wedding.

Only Schmucks Pay Income Tax

Original airdate: November 25, 2003

A retired cop and his wife are beaten and robbed in their home, the author of a book on avoiding paying taxes has his car torched, and a foster father returns the foster child to social services when the boy's natural father threatens his family.

You Da Bomb

Original airdate: February 10, 2004

A man who's been kidnapped and had a bomb attached to his body cuffs himself to McDowell, threatening to blow everyone up, and Devlin wants to break up with Clark.


Passing the Stone

Original airdate: February 17, 2004

  • Directed by: Carol Banker
  • Written by: Bill Clark & Bonnie Mark

When a Jewish merchant is murdered in a possible hate crime, Sipowicz and Clark suspect a recent convert to Islam. Meanwhile, Michael Woodruff's father is the prime suspect in an assault on the boy's aunt.

Chatty Chatty Bang Bang

Original airdate: March 2, 2004

Sipowicz and Clark race a mobster to catch the hit-and-run driver who killed his daughter. Meanwhile a woman is raped by a man who claims he met her in an online chat room, Rodriguez resigns from the force, and Jones decides to foster-parent Michael Woodruff.

Take My Wife, Please

Original airdate: March 9, 2004

A cop is suspected in the murder of a man who was seeing his wife, the body of a comedy club owner is found in the trunk of a stolen car, and the precinct gets a new commanding officer.

Colonel Knowledge

Original airdate: March 16, 2004

  • Directed by: Steven De Paul
  • Written by: Bill Clark & Tom Szentgyorgyi

Detectives investigate a Latino gang kingpin for murder, a man reports that his 15-year-old daughter may have been kidnapped, and Sergeant Gibson brings his obnoxious parrot to the precinct.

Old Yeller

Original airdate: March 23, 2004

The search is on for a man who kidnaps, rapes and tortures women and locks them in a dungeon, and Medavoy becomes attracted to a much older woman who may be addicted to sex.

On the Fence

Original airdate: March 30, 2004

Sipowicz suspects that an off-duty cop who got shot is dirty, and an old man is shot dead at a seedy hotel.

In Goddess We Trussed

Original airdate: April 6, 2004

Detective Hatcher engineers a transfer for Sipowicz out of the 15th precinct to the Bellevue Morgue. Sipowicz, for his part, continues to investigate Hatcher for murder, and a dominatrix is found bludgeoned to death.

  • Note - This is Charlotte Ross' last appearance as Connie McDowell

The Brothers Grim

Original airdate: April 13, 2004

Haywood reopens an old homicide case that Sipowicz once closed. Meanwhile, Sipowicz and Clark investigate the death of a man whose brother was pursued by a bounty hunter, and a woman who gave her baby away when she went to prison now wants it back.

Peeler? I Hardly Know Her

Original airdate: April 20, 2004

  • Directed by: Jesse Bochco
  • Written by: Bill Clark & Tom Szentgyorgyi

A man has amnesia after being shot in the head. Meanwhile, a man Sipowicz put away twenty years ago for raping and murdering a 12-year-old girl goes free after DNA testing exonerates him, and Ortiz and Ronson bust a pre-teen prostitution ring.

Traylor Trash

Original airdate: April 27, 2004

A former drug addict turned devoted church member is found shot in the chest. Sipowicz suspects the father of a murdered 12-year-old girl in a decades-old case, after DNA tests exonerate the man he originally sent to prison. Meanwhile, Jennifer Devlin visits Clark at the precinct in a manic state.

What's Your Poison

Original airdate: May 4, 2004

A suspect in Sipowicz's ongoing murder investigation of 12-year-old Cindy Clifton turns up dead, a man loses his wife's $35,000 necklace to a mugger, Michael Woodruff testifies against his father in the murder of his mother, and Jennifer Devlin escapes from a psych ward.

Who's Your Daddy?

Original airdate: May 11, 2004

Clark and Sipowicz suspect the ex-husband in a woman's murder, the jury reaches a verdict in the Craig Woodfruff trial, Ronson and Ortiz pursue an arms smuggler, and Clark is too late to save Devlin.

  • Note - Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon, Jessalyn Gilsig, and John F. O'Donohue did not return for the twelfth season. Their absences are never explained to the audience.

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