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Slightly offbeat television police comedy/drama. Tony Scali is the police commissioner in a small town, where solutions to difficult situations often require considerable creativity. Tony's... See full summary »
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Adam Troy was an American Korean War veteran who stayed in the Pacific after the war. As captain of the schooner "Tiki III", Troy drifted from adventure to adventure while carrying ... See full summary »
Thelma Harper and her spinster sister Fran open their home to Thelma's recently divorced son Vinton and his teenage son and daughter. It's quite an adjustment for everyone, especially the ... See full summary »
Like the Avro Arrow, it had the potential for greatness
This was a definitely a series ahead of its time, a victim of indecisive
programmers who chose to delay this series for almost a year and burn it
just prior to the new television season and after the leads had moved on to
Aired over three consecutive evenings, this series represented a major
for Canadian television; namely that Canada can put out a spy show in the
same leagues as anyone else.
The plot revolves around a surveillance operation gone wrong. When several
Canadian agents are killed in a joint Canada-U.S. operation, the FBI
suspects a mole in Canadian operations. In order to preserve domestic
control over national security, the heads of CSIS and the RCMP (Jackie
Burrows and Philip Craig, respectively) recruit their best agents, neither
of who initially want to participate, let alone be based in Toronto.
Chase (Colin Ferguson) is a straight-arrow Mountie from Calgary who has
unknowingly been working on the case for some time through his
of Gregory Pechorin (Gregory Hlady), while Caroline Neron is a reluctant
flamboyant CSIS agent who would prefer to remain on her home turf, away
old demons and well distanced from Anglophone Canada. Meanwhile, Malloy
(Neville Edwards) portrays the ambitious FBI agent assigned to oversee
American involvement and, potentially, its dominance over Canadian
The series had many successes: Philip Craig seemed born to play the role
Endicott, while Gregory Hlady's portrayal of Pechorin was outstanding.
Outdoor locations were well-chosen (Yonge Street, and Rosedale especially)
and the Ottawa Parliament Building sets were as close to the real thing as
can be expected.
"Cover Me" featured an interesting premise but, at the same time, viewers
the series were cheated. Producers gambled on being picked up for a second
run of episodes, and chose to leave a great deal of questions unanswered at
the end of the 6th episode, leaving a sense of disappointment. This is
Canada, and it's naive to think series set domestically will absolutely
survive to see a second season.
Should this series ever re-air, make an effort to check it
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