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 Mary Ashley (2 episodes, 1988)
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 Mike Slade (2 episodes, 1988)
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 Chairman (2 episodes, 1988)
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 Ellison (2 episodes, 1988)
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 Mrs. Hart Brisbane (2 episodes, 1988)
Bob Seagren ...
 John Burns (2 episodes, 1988)
J. Michael Hunter ...
 Dr. Doug Schiffer (2 episodes, 1988)
Lou Criscuolo ...
 Pete Connors (2 episodes, 1988)
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 Angel (2 episodes, 1988)
Douglas Kiker ...
 TV Interviewer (2 episodes, 1988)
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 Florian (2 episodes, 1988)
Scott Williams ...
 Gunny Hughes (2 episodes, 1988)
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 Nicu Ionesco (2 episodes, 1988)
Thomas McGovern ...
 David Victor (2 episodes, 1988)
Bob Senseney ...
 Lukas Janklow (2 episodes, 1988)
Pete Prehn ...
 Ted Thompson (2 episodes, 1988)
Nello Tare ...
 James Hatfield (2 episodes, 1988)
Joe Herold ...
 Malden (2 episodes, 1988)
Tony Pender ...
 Constable Hanson (2 episodes, 1988)
Winston Hemingway ...
 Marine Guard (2 episodes, 1988)
Rick Warner ...
 James Stuckley (2 episodes, 1988)
Andrew Stratas ...
 David (2 episodes, 1988)
Greg Reyes ...
 Tabac Bartender (2 episodes, 1988)
Philip DeMarco ...
 Mahai (2 episodes, 1988)
Pat Hall ...
 Deputy Jake (2 episodes, 1988)
J. Don Ferguson ...
 Ian Villers (2 episodes, 1988)
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 Language Instructor (2 episodes, 1988)
Raymond Johnson ...
 Gen. Handley (2 episodes, 1988)
Gloria Crist ...
 Carmen (2 episodes, 1988)
Mert Hatfield ...
 Senator (2 episodes, 1988)
T.M. Nelson George ...
 Senator (2 episodes, 1988)
Louis Cassara ...
 Senator (2 episodes, 1988)
Ben Kistler ...
 Dry Cleaner (2 episodes, 1988)
Herschel Sparber ...
 Kidnapper (2 episodes, 1988)
Eric Tilley ...
 Romanian Police Officer (2 episodes, 1988)
Jemila Ericson ...
 Nurse (2 episodes, 1988)
Arona Sterling ...
 Annie (2 episodes, 1988)
Stephen Reilly ...
 Lecturer (2 episodes, 1988)
Anthony Barry Richmond ...
 Insp. Pakula (2 episodes, 1988)
Michael Titterton ...
 Hyde-White (2 episodes, 1988)
Charles A. Kroger Jr. ...
 Sen. Anderson (2 episodes, 1988)
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 Romanian Diplomat (2 episodes, 1988)
James Anklam ...
 Aid (2 episodes, 1988)
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 Woman on Mike's arm (2 episodes, 1988)
David Ackroyd ...
 Dr. Edward Ashley (2 episodes, 1988)
(2 episodes, 1988)
Nicholas Ball
(2 episodes, 1988)
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 Dr. Louis Desforges (2 episodes, 1988)
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 Dorothy - Secretary to Mary Ashley (2 episodes, 1988)
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 Rogers (2 episodes, 1988)
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 Florence Schiffer (2 episodes, 1988)
Jim Hatfield ...
 Murdered Marine Guard (2 episodes, 1988)
Robert J. Maxwell ...
 Guest, Romanian Embassy (2 episodes, 1988)
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 Beth Ashley (2 episodes, 1988)
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 Ionescu (2 episodes, 1988)
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 Ben Cohn (2 episodes, 1988)
(2 episodes, 1988)
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 Eddie (2 episodes, 1988)
G.F. Rowe ...
 French Ambassador (2 episodes, 1988)
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 Diplomat (2 episodes, 1988)
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 Sir George (2 episodes, 1988)
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 Neusa (2 episodes, 1988)
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 Colonel Bill McKinney (2 episodes, 1988)
R.J. Williams ...
 Chris Ashley (2 episodes, 1988)
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When Mary Ashley is approached to become ambassador of the United States of America in Romania she does not take the offer because her husband does not want to give up his well-going doctor's office. Shortly afterward Dr. Edward Ashley gets killed in a car accident. After this Mary Ashley reconsiders the offer and finally accepts. Arrived in Romania she is confronted with a complex plot in which the American President's current plans to improve relations between the US and communist countries shall be sabotaged. Written by Alto Speckhardt <Alto.Speckhardt@student.uni-ulm.de>

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The name of the Romanian intelligence service Securitate is consistently pronounced to rhyme with English 'wait'. The correct Romanian pronunciation would have the "tate" bit pronounced so as to more or less rhyme with English "what", as well as the final "e" is also pronounced. Surely something that US embassy staffers in Bucharest would know. See more »

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Fast, exciting...thriller a'la Sheldon's books....
22 February 2004 | by (australia) – See all my reviews

This is one of the best adaptation of Sidney Sheldon's books. It's fast, exciting, great locales, appealing characters and enjoyable from start to finish.

This is Smith's first foray in this genre. Her on-screen chemistry with "Mr.Cool" himself, Robert Wagner is one of the reasons why this miniseries works.

An all star cast miniseries.


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