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Set in the world of corporate stock trading, "The $treet" follows the lives of a group of employees working in a small New York City Wall Street trading company whom include expert broker Jack Kenderson, naive intern Tim Sherman, slick trader Mark McConnell, sexist office lout Freddy Sacker, outgoing trader Adam Mitchell, lead executive Tom Divack, receptionist Donna Pasqua, fellow trader Bridget Deshiell, Jack's lawyer fiance Alexandra Brill, and the tough new brokerage supervisor Catherine Miller whom is always at odds with Sacker and the other male employees. Written by
I hope the producers can find a new home for this "edgy" show
Now that Fox has cancelled The Street let me offer some regrets that the network did not attempt to change its time slot. Going up against a show like The West Wing almost doomed it to failure and that is a shame.
The Street was a microcosm of a youthful Wall St. firm at mach speed. As has been popularized today the dialogue happened fast and furious...way faster than in real life. But that is what kept it vibrant. I am at least a generation or two older than the people depicted in the show yet I really related to the energy the show produced. The give and take between characters was very good on both the personal side as well as the professional side. The depictment of this Wall St. firm as both cut throat with good friendships is what life is...especially in the frenetic pace of the business of finance.
I really liked that in character development no one person was all good or all bad. Each inter-twined along the delicate fence of ideals and truth. I really hope that Darren Star Productions finds a new home for this show. I am anxious to continue watching the evolution of the characters and stories.
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