Follows the bitterly fought prosecutions of a notorious criminal family, the Hennesseys, from the viewpoints of the family, the police and, in particular, the lawyers, prosecutors, ... See full summary »
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 Michael Kidd (25 episodes, 1994-1995)
Simon Westaway ...
 Peter Faithful (25 episodes, 1994-1995)
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 Vic Manoulis (25 episodes, 1994-1995)
Felix Nobis ...
 Rob Griffin (23 episodes, 1994-1995)
Pauline Terry-Beitz ...
 Shirl Hennessey (21 episodes, 1994-1995)
Louise Siversen ...
 Glenda De Bono / ... (18 episodes, 1994-1995)
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 Mal Hennessey (16 episodes, 1994-1995)
Leon Teague ...
 Steve Hennessey (13 episodes, 1994-1995)
Leverne McDonnell ...
 Jan Murray (13 episodes, 1994-1995)
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 Kirsty Nichols / ... (13 episodes, 1994-1995)
Christopher Lee ...
 Griffo (13 episodes, 1994-1995)
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 Tina Bertram / ... (12 episodes, 1994-1995)
Denis Moore ...
 Daniel Grossman (11 episodes, 1994-1995)
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Follows the bitterly fought prosecutions of a notorious criminal family, the Hennesseys, from the viewpoints of the family, the police and, in particular, the lawyers, prosecutors, barristers and judges involved in all aspects of the story. Written by mycroftmy

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A decade on, this MASTERPIECE crushes anything America has served up in cop shows
5 April 2005 | by (Yamoussoukro, Cote d'Ivoire) – See all my reviews

A decade on and this show stands as an opus of Australian talent and intellect. A gritty human driven drama in the true sense of the word drama. It doesn't need the backdrop of early 21st century forensics as a crutch. Nor does it need Ice T. It is a tragedy Simon Westaway's lead role could not go on more years. The man is a genius, and the crippled Australian film and TV industry is so crippled, the poor guy is reduced to sprewking about 'lost' on network promos. Oh my. I like to remember the gold this show and Pheonix were. I think there should be a remake or a resurrection of some kind with Sergeant Peter Faithful on the nine network, weekly one hour, this show could captivate the nation. A decade on, we are more hungry for quality stalwart series' and viewers would reward Nine's investment. They axed stingers, they need local dramas.


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