"Rookie Blue," a summer show about an aspiring policewoman ("Reaper's" Missy Peregrym), debuts Thursday at 9 p.m. on ABC. It joins these five shows with "blue" as the second word in their titles.


"Coronet Blue" (CBS, 1967) - The only non-cop "Blue" drama was this summer-replacement mystery. The show's title referred to the only words an amnesiac (Frank Converse) could remember saying when he was rescued by cops after being dumped off a freighter in an obvious murder attempt.


"Lady Blue" (ABC, 1985-86) - Chicago-based drama about a tough detective (Jamie Rose) who packed a .357 Magnum and wasn't afraid to use it.


"True Blue" (NBC, 1989-90) - Short-lived drama about the NYPD's Emergenecy Services Unit, coproduced by "French Connection" cop-turned-TV producer Sonny Grosso.


"NYPD Blue" (ABC, 1993-2005) - Steven Bochco's groundbreaking show centered on the tortured Det. Andy Sipowicz (Dennis Franz). The most successful "Blue" show of them all.


"Dark Blue" (TNT, 2009-) - Dylan McDermott stars in this L.A.-set series as undercover cop Carter Shaw. It returns Aug. 4 with "Battlestar Galactica's" Tricia Helfer joining the cast as an FBI agent.

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