Reckless (1997)

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Young doctor Owen Springer returns to Manchester to care for his ailing father and proceeds to fall in love with an older woman, who just happens to be married to his boss.

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 Anna Fairley (6 episodes, 1997)
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 Richard Crane (6 episodes, 1997)
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 Owen Springer (6 episodes, 1997)
Conor Mullen ...
 John McGinley (6 episodes, 1997)
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 Danny Glassman (6 episodes, 1997)
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 Arnold Springer (6 episodes, 1997)
Daniela Nardini ...
 Viv Reid / ... (6 episodes, 1997)
Debra Stephenson ...
 Michelle (5 episodes, 1997)
Kathryn Hunt ...
 Irma (5 episodes, 1997)
Margery Mason ...
 Myrtle Fairley (5 episodes, 1997)
Kathryn Pogson ...
 Phyllis (3 episodes, 1997)
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 Decorator (2 episodes, 1997)
Stephen Hoyle ...
 Shy Kid (2 episodes, 1997)
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Young doctor Owen Springer returns to Manchester to care for his ailing father and proceeds to fall in love with an older woman, who just happens to be married to his boss. Written by Kelley O. <kosborne@macc.wisc.edu>

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[On their adultery]
Anna Fairley: I've tasted what you've tasted, Richard. I understand absolutey how confused you are.
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Fun to watch but has a few hiccups
29 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw only the first part of this series when it debuted back in the late 90's and only recently got a chance to watch all three parts via Netflix (convenient service by the way). All in all, I liked this lighthearted, sometimes genre challenged, mini series. The story of a younger man falling for an older woman seems to work and the actors are all fine. Yes, it does have some romance clichés of running in the rain or a train station goodbye, but the characters have a chance to be explored so it doesn't seem cheesy, like it would be if this were some Tom Hanks vehicle or similar. Robson Greene, who at times reminds me of a separated-at-birth Scott Bakula does a fine job of someone who is head over heels in love and the ebb and tide of desire and rejection throws the series into watchable fare. Personally, I think the series could have been done with two episodes, but that's up for debate I suppose. Apparently, there's a sequel, and that should be arriving tomorrow via Netflix.


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