So last week Ironside premiered on NBC last week, I being out of town did not get to check it out until this weekend so here is my look at Ironside. The basic premise is that there is a cop who is in a wheelchair who runs his own team and solves crime. The questions that definitely come up is how he ended up in a wheelchair and why he is still a cop. I was only slightly curious about the show to begin with, but was curious how they would handle a cop in a wheelchair.
The general thing about the first episode is it is not bad, but it does not do anything different. Blair Underwood does a fantastic job as the main character Robert T. Ironside who is a tough cop who is dealing with being a copy while dealing with the fact that he is paralyzed from the waist down. At the same time it does not bring in anything new to the genre to make it interesting enough to pull me away from my other crime shows. Continue reading