Touching Evil is a crime drama following the exploits of a crack squad on the Organised & Serial Crime Unit, a rapid response police force that serves the entire county.

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Returning from a year-long psychological leave of absence after surviving an almost-fatal gunshot wound to the head, a detective is assigned to the FBI's new Organized and Serial Crime Unit... See full summary »

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 Dave Creegan (16 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Susan Taylor / ... (16 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Mark Rivers / ... (16 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Commander Enwright / ... (15 episodes, 1997-1999)
Mary Cunningham ...
 Marion (11 episodes, 1997-1998)
Saskia Downes ...
 Kerry Creegan (7 episodes, 1997-1998)
Antony Byrne ...
 Barry (7 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Louise Creegan (7 episodes, 1997-1998)
Molly Moloney ...
 Ruby Creegan (7 episodes, 1997-1998)
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Touching Evil is a crime drama following the exploits of a crack squad on the Organised & Serial Crime Unit, a rapid response police force that serves the entire county. Written by Loryn <scearley@hotmail.com>

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U.S. directors and producers could learn something
23 November 1998 | by (Ithaca,N.Y.) – See all my reviews

I heard about this series in a commentary by John Leonard on the "CBS Sunday Morning" show. I don't recall if he compared it to the "Prime Suspect" series of a few years ago but I certainly would. This series kept you glued to your seat. You learn as the detectives do. The psychological drama is reminiscent of Hitchcock, ie."The Man Who Knew To Much".The intricacies of the relationships among the characters is fantastic

  • and I don't mean it was like a soap opera.


It is shows like this that are the reason I keep my television. I'm not knocking shows such as "N.Y.P.D. Blue" or "Law and Order" as they are usually well written and acted. But you know from the start what is usually going to happen, and you don't need to be watching all the time - listening will usually do fine. With "Touching Evil" you really need to watch. To glance away to talk with someone or respond to some other distraction may mean losing the whole nuance of a segment. So those of you out there that may have missed it the first time around, be assured that PBS will run it again. My suggestion is that you make sure you are not going to be distracted for any reason, sit down and let your mind go to work.


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