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Inner City Blues: The Racialicious Review of Detroit 1-8-7 1.1

By Arturo R. García

There’s worse ways for a show to curry favor than by dropping a little Stevie into its’ opening scenes. Fortunately for Detroit 1-8-7, it’s got a few other things going for it.

Shot for the most part in a documentary style  (we’re introduced to each character and case with title cards, a nice, efficient touch), the show’s pilot episode revealed itself to be a mostly taut, tight affair, that takes advantage of its’ diverse cast.

SPOILERS AHEAD

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