Power Play (1998–2000)

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This ensemble comedy/drama revolves around Brett Parker, a brilliant but morally empty sports agent who begins to find redemption in spite of himself when he moves back to his hometown to ... See full summary »

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 Brett Parker (26 episodes, 1998-2000)
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 Colleen Blessed (26 episodes, 1998-2000)
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 Mark Simpson (26 episodes, 1998-2000)
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 Michelle Parker (26 episodes, 1998-2000)
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 Duff McArdle (26 episodes, 1998-2000)
Jonathan Rannells ...
 'Terminal' Todd Maplethorpe / ... (26 episodes, 1998-2000)
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 Rose Thornton (26 episodes, 1998-2000)
Lori Alter ...
 Renata D'Alessandro (25 episodes, 1998-2000)
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 Coach Harry Strand (22 episodes, 1998-2000)
Normand Bissonnette ...
 'Shakey' Al Tremblay (17 episodes, 1998-2000)
Rob Faulds ...
 Play-by-Play Announcer / ... (15 episodes, 1998-2000)
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 Jukka Branny-Acke (13 episodes, 1998-1999)
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This ensemble comedy/drama revolves around Brett Parker, a brilliant but morally empty sports agent who begins to find redemption in spite of himself when he moves back to his hometown to run a struggling, low-end NHL franchise. Once there, he discovers that redemption is not as easy to find. Written by Person1

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Although it managed to last two seasons in its native Canada, in America it lasted two weeks. The second episode managed to receive the lowest ratings for any network television series in America at the time. See more »

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2 February 1999 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I am a fan of both hockey and of Gordon Pinsent. What a treat to have seen them come together so successfully! Pinsent is blessed with hilarious dialogue, which he delivers with ease and brilliance. I hope they use him more. Dean McDermott is wonderful, too. Good writing, good cast, good show. I was fortunate enough to see a couple of episodes on a recent trip to Ontario, and was greatly disappointed to discover I wouldn't be able to see it upon my return to the U.S. This country is missing out on some top quality programming by not covering Canadian broadcasting.


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