The Governor (1995–1996)

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Helen Hewitt is first woman put in charge of Barfield, a maximum security prison that had been nearly destroyed by a disastrous riot. Despite being greeted with open hostility by inmates ... See full summary »

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 Helen Hewitt (12 episodes, 1995-1996)
Derek Martin ...
 Gary Marshall (8 episodes, 1995-1996)
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 Russell Morgan (8 episodes, 1995-1996)
David Nicholls ...
 'Jumbo' Jackson (8 episodes, 1995-1996)
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 Mavis O'Connell (7 episodes, 1995-1996)
Jake Abraham ...
 Brian Samora (7 episodes, 1995-1996)
Zacharee Lee ...
 Eric Haddock (7 episodes, 1995-1996)
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 Moira Levitt (6 episodes, 1995)
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 Doctor Thomas (6 episodes, 1995)
Mal Whyte ...
 John Bunny / ... (6 episodes, 1995-1996)
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 Snoopy Oswald / ... (6 episodes, 1995-1996)
Terry O'Neill ...
 Victor Braithwaite / ... (6 episodes, 1995-1996)
Paul Kynman ...
 James Malahide (5 episodes, 1995)
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 Walter Brinkley (5 episodes, 1995)
Tony Mathews ...
 Royston Andrews / ... (5 episodes, 1995-1996)
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Helen Hewitt is first woman put in charge of Barfield, a maximum security prison that had been nearly destroyed by a disastrous riot. Despite being greeted with open hostility by inmates and little enthusiasm by prison staff, she is determined to clean up the place. Written by Dragan Antulov <dragan.antulov@altbbs.fido.hr>

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