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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Complete series cast summary:
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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)
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 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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For a time, this was considered the most popular Canadian-based and produced TV series ever shown on a US network. After a break in production following the first two seasons, the producers were able to obtain international funding to continue production. See more »

Goofs

Most of the city scenes are set in Chicago, IL, USA. However, if you watch the street signs you will see 'One Way' and 'Do Not Enter' signs without words on them, which are typical for Canadian cities (due to bilingualism laws worded signs would have to be in English and French). Also, speed limit signs can be seen posted in kilometers/hour instead of miles. See more »

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Dawn Charest: Has anyone ever told you, you have phenomenal bone structure?
Fraser: Yes, a starving Inuit.
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by Paul Gross
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An interesting show from CBS and CTV
15 May 1999 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I was very disappointed to hear in 1995 that "Due South" was being canceled, because it was one of the few interesting Canadian/American endeavors to hit the tube in years. Paul Gross and David Marciano were well-matched as partners, and were what made the series fun. It's surprising that "Due South" rated so poorly in both Canada and America, because it had a wit and humor that is often lacking in some of the more popular American dramas. Benton Fraser (Gross) and Ray Vecchio (Marciano) launch pithy one-liners off of each other, never batting an eyelash when the other does something that seems outlandish to them. Fraser can be a tad over-exaggerated as a result of the American desire to create the stereotypical Canadian, but this seems to decrease somewhat in the second season, after the US stepped away from the show. Marciano continues through both seasons to be well-written and funny, both with his personal fashion sense and his large, over-bearing family. A nice get-away from the usual violent cop show.


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