Players (1997–1998)

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Three scam-artist convicts satisfy their parole requirements by helping out the FBI.

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 Isaac 'Ice' Gregory (18 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Alphonse Royo (18 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Charlie O' Bannon (18 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Cop (18 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Christine Kowalski (17 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Malcom O'Conner / ... (6 episodes, 1997-1998)
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Three con artists are paroled by the FBI, with the intent to make them work for the Bureau. Together, they have an edge that ordinary agents don't have. However, they can't go too far for they always risk being thrown back to jail. Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

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They're ex-cons gone straight. Well, almost.

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4 March 2001 | by (Oslo, Norway) – See all my reviews

I kind of like this show. I must admit that I rolled my eyes once or twice when I saw that Ice T was in the lead, knowing that rappers usually aren't the best actors in the business. But I soon noticed that this guy has a appealing quality: he's willing to abandon (partially) his tough-guy gangsta rapper routine and make a jerk of himself.

Something Ice Cube ought to do. Every time I see him, even as a comic relief (Anaconda), he always seems to frown and tough himself up like he's afraid he'll lose his rep in the hood or something. At least Ice T take a few risks, drops the bull, and looking appropriately goofy every know and then and I think that makes him more appealing to a wider range of people. This along with the series clever plots and direction, I can think of worse ways to spend my evening.


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