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McGill (known as "Mac") was a former U.S. intelligence agent based in London. After being thrown out of the agency for something he did not do, he finds his "false" reputation has preceded him everywhere he goes. To make ends meet he takes odd and intriguing "private eye" type jobs all over Europe, all the while trying to clear his name. Written by Kevin Steinhauer <K.Steinhauer@BoM.GOV.AU>

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When McGill leaves the woman's flat she says "Be seeing you", a phrase made famous in The Prisoner. In the next scene he is seen landing in a helicopter, supposedly in Italy. The location is actually Port Meirion in Wales where The Prisoner was filmed. See more »

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Cool, cool, cool
20 December 2007 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

McGill has to be the coolest man on the planet. I love the way he takes a beating and looks like it was real and his Hillman is a car of beauty. Fantastic sixties feel to the series and he wears suits as sharp as a knife.

After watching every single episode, the high standard is maintained throughout. I think this is because it was shot over a short period with strong casts and it is really interesting to see British actors at all sorts of stages in their careers.

I think a lot of the tension in the series is to do with McGill being an American in England. He brings a breath of fresh air to the stilted English society.


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