Due South (1994–1999)

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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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 Constable Benton Fraser / ... (67 episodes, 1994-1999)
Beau Starr ...
 Lt. Harding Welsh / ... (66 episodes, 1994-1999)
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 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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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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Trivia

Ray's car throughout the 1st two seasons (apart from the Pilot) is a green 1971 Buick Riviera. It has also mistakenly been referred to as a 1972 Riviera (as some of the backup vehicles were that model) in a couple of episodes. See more »

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Fraser's left hand is stepped on in "Easy Money" yet Quinn tends to the right hand. See more »

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Benton Fraser: I first came to Chicago on the trail of my father's killers, and for various reasons remained here a liaison to the Canadian consulate.
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Followed by Due South: Pilot (1994) See more »

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An hour a week well spent
30 July 1999 | by (Windsor, ON, Canada) – See all my reviews

Due South was a breakthrough in many ways. It proved that a U.S./Canadian weekly co-production which satisfied to both cultures was indeed possible and that it could be done with a lot of class and taste.

Every upcoming episode possessed some form of anticipation. It was never known what tone the next episode may possess, for some were comedic, some were dramatic, some were a decent mix of both. Most of all, its viewers were left feeling good in the end despite the fact that not every issue had been resolved. Most of all, any farfetched twists were minimal, leading one to believe that people like Fraser do indeed exist. Throughout the first two seasons, Fraser and Ray involved themselves in the lives of characters in trouble who needed to turn their lives around. The retooled version of the show which appeared in 1997 loses that quality, choosing to set its leads in precarious situations and mainly helping themselves rather than the people living in the city of Chicago.

Paul Haggis should be proud of his creation. It was a terrific show while he remained a part of the production. Unfortunately, it never again regained its peak once he and Kathy Slevin departed.

The fans are hoping we may perhaps see a sequel to "Victoria's Secret" within the next while? Only once Providence is cancelled (if ever), may it be a reality! Melina Kanakaredes' newfound popularity may entice potential new viewers to respond as well.


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