Elvis Maginnis was born into a criminal family but decided to join the police service. Having left the police he now owns a dry cleaning business essentially run by Stella. The another ... See full summary »
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 Elvis Maginnis (26 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Stella Kinsella (26 episodes, 1997-1998)
Travis McMahon ...
 Reuben Zeus (26 episodes, 1997-1998)
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Elvis Maginnis was born into a criminal family but decided to join the police service. Having left the police he now owns a dry cleaning business essentially run by Stella. The another staff member is Rueben, a young man suffering Tourettes. Set in Melbourne Elvis is constantly dragged into the underworld's grey world with police and criminals. People aren't always what they seem! Written by Lyle Nash

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For Elvis it's a fine line between good and bad.

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Based on a short series of novels written by Thomas Jeffery an Australian Indigenous Novelist and Criminologist. See more »

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Follows Good Guys Bad Guys: Only the Young Die Good (1997) See more »

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Fantastic
27 April 2001 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

There is something about this show that is different from your usual shows involving cops. Elvis McGuiness is an ex cop for one, but the plots pull you in and Elvis' character makes you want to go along for the ride.


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