Profit (1996– )

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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 ... 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)
Allison Hossack ...
 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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A Name You Can't Trust

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8 April 1996 (USA)  »

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Jim Profit - Ein Mann geht über Leichen  »

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(7 episodes) | (pilot)

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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 »

Quotes

Gail Koner: I thought revenge would feel good and I'm sure that he deserves whatever he gets, but it doesn't feel right.
Jim Profit: 'Course it doesn't, Gail. Revenge is pointless. It's a tool for the weak. And you're not weak.
[looks over at the box containing Dr. Batewell]
Jim Profit: Not any more.
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Really, really loved this show...
1 April 2004 | by (Oslo, Norway) – See all my reviews

Good to see that there are other "Profit" fans out there.

Finally I found the original title of my favourite series. have been looking all over the place, not quite been able to remember the title, but then I got some unexpected help form an old friend. Too bad it got cancelled so soon, too soon for my liking.

This is truly one of the greatest tv series of all time...no kidding... Hopefully it will appear on dvd soon (fingers crossed)or appears on tv again some time in the future (fingers crossed yet again...).


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