Trivia: The District

  • The Character Died With Her: Ella Farmer, played by Lynne Thigpen, suddenly died of the cancer the character had been in remission from, when the actress passed away from a cerebral hemorage.
  • Hey, It's That Guy!: Hayden Fox is now a police chief, and the Chief is his secretary. Oh and Mr. McDowell is the mayor. And Stephen became a cop.
  • Reality Subtext: Lynne Thigpen's sudden death in 2003 caused much disruption to the show's production. When production resumed, the memorial service for her character coincided with Mannion's removal from the Washington police force.