Due South (1994–1999)
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After the murder of his father in the Yukon, Fraser, a RCMP constable, follows the killer's tracks all the way to Chicago where he meets Ray, a Chicago PD detective. Together they continue their search for the truth and justice.




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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Wendel Meldrum ...
Leann Brighton
Capt. Walsh
Insp. Moffatt
Frank Drake
Mrs. Vecchio
Underhill (as Jim Millington)
Victor Ertmanis ...
Supt. Meers
Senior Official
Inuit Hunter
Kimberly Ange ...
RCMP Officer 1
RCMP Officer 2


When a legendary Canadian Mountie is murdered, his son (and fellow RCMP) Constable Benton Fraser follows the trail of his killers to Chicago, where he teams up with a local cop to bring them to justice. However, he soon finds that the trail leads closer to home than he ever imagined. Written by Mark Cabot

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23 April 1994 (USA)  »

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Originally, CBS intended this episode to be a stand-alone TV Movie. However, when ratings of the movie were pretty good, they decided to start production of a full-blown television series. See more »


Obvious stunt double when Fraser jumps on the back of the speeding van. See more »


Ray Vecchio: [Fraser's pistol is unloaded during a gunfight] Who carries an unloaded gun? Would I carry an unloaded gun? Would anyone I know carry an unloaded gun? What do they shoot people with in Canada, serviettes? Does the word "bullets" mean anything to you?
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References Scarface (1983) See more »


From A Million Miles
by Single Gun Theory
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Best show yet
12 September 2003 | by (Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

Despite what some other user wrote, Due South had some amazing episodes. Sometimes dramatic, sometimes touching, always whimsical, Due South took some of the usual Canada/US stereotypes and managed to make quite a number of excellent episodes. Some episodes had more twists and turns than a year of soap operas, but the writing was always amazing.

In a sea of American TV garbage with laugh tracks and FOX network mentality, Due South served to show that you could be both serious and funny and still have a good viewing experience.

It was a shame to see the series is not being produced anymore. Personally, I don't see how the staff could have kept up the high level of quality the show demanded for much longer.

10 out of 10 in my books.

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