Rescue Me: The Official Companion Book to the Hit TV Series

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The only book on the hit television show starring Denis Leary about the professional and personal lives of New York City firefighters, acclaimed by critics and viewers alike.

Now in its fourth season, Rescue Me is the highly acclaimed, groundbreaking drama that attracts millions of viewers a week. Revolving around the lives of the men in a New York City firehouse (the crew of 62 Truck), the series examines the fraternal nature and relationships of firefighters. Each week, ...

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Overview

The only book on the hit television show starring Denis Leary about the professional and personal lives of New York City firefighters, acclaimed by critics and viewers alike.

Now in its fourth season, Rescue Me is the highly acclaimed, groundbreaking drama that attracts millions of viewers a week. Revolving around the lives of the men in a New York City firehouse (the crew of 62 Truck), the series examines the fraternal nature and relationships of firefighters. Each week, compelling storylines tackle the daily drama of the life-and-death situations associated with being a firefighter in a post-9/11 world, while exploring the ways they use dark humor to protect their true emotions. The men of Rescue Me are Tommy Gavin (Leary), Mike Silletti (Mike Lombardi), Chief Jerry Reilly (Jack McGee), Sean Garrity (Steven Pasquale), Kenny "Lou" Shea (John Scurti), and Franco Rivera (Daniel Sunjata).

This full-color companion guide provides an insider's look at the first four seasons of this Emmy®-nominated series. It captures behind-the-scenes moments with the cast and crew, including the show's star, Denis Leary, and features stills from the show and candid photos. This book includes interviews with creators Leary, Peter Tolan, and Executive Producer Jim Serpico, biographies of the cast and crew, a detailed look at the show's action sequences, extracts from the scripts, and sidebars of favorite quotes from the show's gritty dialogue. 150 color photos.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781557047915
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 10/1/2007
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 9.06 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Meet the Author

Denis Leary

Denis Leary and Peter Tolan are creators, executive producers, and writers of Rescue Me, while Jim Serpico is also an executive producer. Leary and Tolan first paired up on The Job (ABC), which also starred Leary. Tolan's other writing credits include Analyze That, Stealing Harvard, Bedazzled and Analyze This. He also won Emmys for his work on The Larry Sanders Show and Murphy Brown. The series is produced by Leary and Serpico's production company Apostle, The Cloudland Company and DreamWorks Television in association with Sony Pictures Television.

Denis Leary and Peter Tolan are creators, executive producers, and writers of Rescue Me, while Jim Serpico is also an executive producer. Leary and Tolan first paired up on The Job (ABC), which also starred Leary. Tolan's other writing credits include Analyze That, Stealing Harvard, Bedazzled and Analyze This. He also won Emmys for his work on The Larry Sanders Show and Murphy Brown. The series is produced by Leary and Serpico's production company Apostle, The Cloudland Company and DreamWorks Television in association with Sony Pictures Television.

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