Janus (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, ... 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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The best court drama ever
19 March 2001 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

Janus makes The Practice look like Judge Judy and Judge Judy look like Ally McBeal. There has only ever been one show as compelling and realistic as Janus, Phoenix it's predecessor. Together the two combine to give a complete account of the police and courts in Australia. The corruption, the backroom dealings, the injustice and the never ending tricks used by defense and prosecution to disadvantage the other side. Law & Order, Murder One, LA Law, all these shows are NOTHING compared to Janus. If you get the chance to see even five minutes of this show I suggest you take it, it will be more eye opening than an entire season of any other show out there.


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