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)
Alison Whyte ...
 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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This is one funky show
6 May 1999 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

Elvis shows that it is hip to be moral as he rips into the bad guys and stands up for the underdog. The show has a swaggering energy and I wish they had made more than 2 series.


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