A commercial aircraft crashes in the Amazon rain forest in Brazil, leaving only a handful of survivors. Their hopes of being rescued aren't very good, as the Amazon proves to be even more ... See full summary »
C. Thomas Howell,
Chris William Martin
When Reykjavik crime detective Helgi Marvin Runarsson is called in to investigate a suicide case on Snaefellsnes Peninsula, the case turns out to be far from simple. Pulled into a sinister ... See full summary »
Björn Hlynur Haraldsson,
If you liked Rockford Files, you might like this, too!
An ex-cop, ex-oil-rig worker, Tom Stone, (Chris William Martin), is sprung from jail to go undercover by a an amateur boxing champion mountie, RCMP Corporal, Marina Di Luzio, (Janet Kidder), to investigate an oil rig scam in Calgary. The mountie is a commercial crime specialist from Toronto and the two of them work on getting the "bad guys."
This series is somewhat reminiscent of the Rockford Files (RF) in its pace, tone and incidental music. The connection with RF becomes clear as this series is directed by Stuart Margolin who also stars as Tom's buddy, Jack Welsh. Welsh, a surly fellow who enjoys his scotch and cigars, is originally from the US.
Another similarity to RF is that Tom lives in a trailer, but with no beach.
Marina and Tom get along with plenty of friction between them which makes for humorous instances. For example, when Marina is trying to set Tom up with a wire and insists, in spite of his protests, he has to take off some clothing, someone walks in on them and gets the wrong idea.
All in all this is a promising new series and should make for some great viewing!
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