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


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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The menu items discussed in the restaurant in "Dead Men Don't Throw Rice" are all names of hockey players. See more »


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 »


Mark Smithbauer: I can't sleep.
Fraser: What is it?
Mark Smithbauer: It's 7 p.m.
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They never should have cancelled it.
4 June 2003 | by (southern Sweden) – See all my reviews

I loved the show first-run and was thrilled last December (2002) when a local tv station in southern Sweden began to replay every episode as a daily filler. It's extremely clever, with wonderful, witty dialogue. The exchanges that Fraser has with the deaf Dief and his father's ghost are priceless as is the subtle (and not so subtle) sarcasm.

Just a few complaints:

*My favorite storyline was "Victoria's Secret" -- but what happened to Victoria? There should have been an ending there.

*By the time I got used to the "other" Ray (Stanley) being in the cast, they made him cartoonish and dumb.

*I think at the end, there was too much junk about women mooning over Frasure. All the googly-eyed stuff from his superior just plain embarassed me.

*Fraser should have ended up with a woman -- a good woman who would make him more human and save him from his own perfection.

It was a clever, clever bit to use actor Paul Gross' (Fraser) real-life wife as the ghost of his mother in the last episode. I have read that Gross "is sick of" this show and resents being remembered for it. If it's true, that's a shame. "Due South" will forever be one of my favorite television programs.

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