Special Unit 2 (2001–2002)

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 Detective Nicholas O'Malley (19 episodes, 2001-2002)
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 Detective Kate Benson (19 episodes, 2001-2002)
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 Captain Richard Page (19 episodes, 2001-2002)
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 Carl the Gnome (19 episodes, 2001-2002)
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 Jonathan / ... (12 episodes, 2001-2002)
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With the exception of vampires, every monster from folklore and mythology is a missing link between apes and humans, and they all seem to love Chicago. To combat the threat, Chicago PD formed Special Unit 2, known to the rest of the department as a deep-cover plainclothes unit they should steer clear of, to hunt them down and eliminate them. Officer Kate Benson, who has always been seeing things out of the corner of her eye since childhood, gets recruited into the unit when she discovers people are being kidnapped by real-life gargoyles for food and is paired up with trigger-happy Nicholas O'Malley. Written by Jeff Cross <blackjac_1998@yahoo.com>

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Monsters are real. Deal with it!

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In the unaired pilot episode, Captain Richard Page was named Captain William T. Page, but played by the same actor, Richard Gant. See more »

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The Chicago Police Uniforms in the show are perfect except for the Left Shoulder Patches, which 'should' read Chicago Police, but instead are a fictional patch that reads 'Police Department of the City of Chicago'. This is common when any show films in Chicago (even when most of the filming is done in Canada). Chicago has a rule that no representation of their real Police Patch can be shown without express permission from the city. Since most movie productions don't want to hassle having a bureaucrat 'approving' all of their scripts, most depictions of the "Chicago Police Department" have bogus patches versus the real thing. Thus this is an intentional "mistake" but one that sharp eyed viewers will pick up. See more »

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Captain Richard Page: Sean Radmon - our resident Link biologist.
Sean Radmon: Yeah, and Sean would be the youngest full professor at the University of Chicago, only Sean opened his big mouth and tried to tell everyone the truth so now this is the best job that Sean can get where his chances of scoring on undergrads are zero.
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I LOVE IT!!
29 July 2003 | by (Wells, MI) – See all my reviews

I loved this show! I would watch every episode, it was so GOOD! And the characters were great together. I like Carl the Nome, he was always funny and getting into something. It's to bad they canceled the show, I thought it was a great hit, and I miss. One of the many shows I watched and really liked, and by fact i don't watch TV much, because most all of it sucks. Everything is the same, but this show was different. I really really liked it. I give it a perfect 10.


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