The cases of a cynical American police detective and a upright Royal Canadian Mounted Police constable in the city of Chicago.

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Complete series cast summary:
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 Constable Benton Fraser / ... (67 episodes, 1994-1999)
Beau Starr ...
 Lt. Harding Welsh / ... (66 episodes, 1994-1999)
Tony Craig ...
 Jack Huey / ... (66 episodes, 1994-1999)
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 Ray Vecchio (44 episodes, 1994-1999)
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 Elaine Besbriss (43 episodes, 1994-1997)
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 Fraser Sr. / ... (40 episodes, 1994-1999)
Camilla Scott ...
 Margaret Thatcher / ... (38 episodes, 1995-1999)
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 Francesca Vecchio / ... (35 episodes, 1994-1999)
Daniel Kash ...
 Louis Gardino (31 episodes, 1994-1996)
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Storyline

The third and fourth seasons of "Due South" pick up shortly after the first two left off. Fraser returns to Chicago, to find a blond has assumed Ray Vecchio's identity, and everyone just seems to accept it but him. Fraser and his new partner (real name Stanley Raymond Kowalski) soon find level ground to agree on, and work together to solve crimes on the mean streets of Chicago. Written by Kaolin

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23 April 1994 (USA)  »

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Tandem de choc  »

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Trivia

In its third season, when the show moved from CBS to first-run syndication, the new production company wanted the premise inserted into the opening titles so first-time viewers wouldn't wonder what a Canadian Mountie was doing in Chicago. Paul Gross opted to include the premise in each episode, with "I first came to Chicago on the trail of the killers of my father, and for reasons that don't need exploring at this juncture I've remained, attached as liaison with the Canadian Consulate." It became a running gag throughout the third season, as the writers found different ways to insert the line into almost each script, whether it was spoken by Fraser or other characters. See more »

Goofs

Throughout the series, Fraser is shown standing outside an ornate building described as the Canadian Consulate. In fact, the Chicago branch of the Consulate General of Canada is located on the 24th floor of the Prudential Building, which is a glass and steel building without the ornate entrance portrayed. See more »

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Robert Fraser's ghost: Now this is where you need the Yank, so he can threaten them with force, tell them he's going to kick 'em in the head or jump Bogart all over them or one of those other colorful expressions he's so fond of.
Benton Fraser: I can do that.
Robert Fraser's ghost: Oh, they would never believe you, son.
Benton Fraser: They might.
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Ride Forever
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Such a great show
27 April 2004 | by (West Memphis, AR) – See all my reviews

Why is it all the good shows get canceled early?

Due South was no exception.

I didn't even watch the show's first season. I had never paid any attention to it being on. Only after catching an episode of the second season on tape at a friend's house was I drawn into this quirky show.

Who would have thought that a TV show starring a Dudley Do Right cloned member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (a mountie) who lives by the rules and a sharp tounged Chicago Detective who lives to bend the rules could be such a fantastic show? This is a prime example of a fantastic show that was canceled way too early.

But we had it for 4 years and that is better than nothing.


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