Jim Profit works for a multinational company, and isn't above using any means necessary to get ahead, and that includes bribery, blackmail, intimidation, extortion, and even murder. Now ... See full summary »
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 Jim Profit (8 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Gail Koner (8 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Bobbi Stakowski (8 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Pete Gracen (8 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Nora Gracen (8 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Charles Henry "Chaz" Gracen (8 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Joanne Meltzer (8 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Jeffrey Sykes (7 episodes, 1996-1997)
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Jim Profit works for a multinational company, and isn't above using any means necessary to get ahead, and that includes bribery, blackmail, intimidation, extortion, and even murder. Now everyone at the company, including the president, Charles Gracen are oblivious to his dark side, as a matter of fact, Gracen thinks of him as a golden boy. But Joanne Meltzer, the company's security chief looks into his eyes, she sees something sinister. And when her boss, Jack Walters is looking into some irregularities at the company, he asks Joanne to look into and initially, the person she cornered said it was Profit who was behind it, but when Profit learned of this, he convinced this person to change the story she told Joanne. But Joanne knows that Profit is evil and so she tries to get the goods on him, at the same time, Profit tries to find a way to neutralize her and anyone else who might believe her. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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Ambition without conscience can be a dangerous thing. See more »

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8 April 1996 (USA)  »

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(7 episodes) | (pilot)

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1.33 : 1
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Entertainment Weekly included Profit in its 25 Greatest Cult TV Shows Ever" at position #14 in the September 29, 2009 issue. See more »

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Jim Profit: [voice-over] The key to real success is to take all your fears and put them in a box and lock them away. Of course not every evil can be tied up in a neat little package. But that's the challenge - to face our own personal darkness and to put our demons where they can't hurt us any more, to do what we can to make the world
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Jim Profit: a better place.
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Referenced in Cement (2000) See more »

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broadcast before its time
15 October 2004 | by (Toronto) – See all my reviews

Profit was simply AMAZING! I never saw this show when it first came out years ago but I recently got a hold of all the eps and I LOVED IT!! The first thing that came to my mind was that it was ahead of its time. I guess back in 96 or 97, the country just wasn't into this show. But if this show were released today, it would just blow your mind! I would hope some network (how about the original network, FOX?) picks it up and continues it as it relates to today's world? How can people not get this show even if you're not the corporate type? If a show like Desperate Housewives can become a huge hit today, I don't see why this show cannot! I hope somebody consequential reads all these comments from "Profit" fans and picks up this show! Jim Profit is the ultimate antagonist and I for one, would watch this show regularly to the end! LET IT LIVE, DAMMIT!


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