With Ward 17 closed down, the team from All Saints face big changes as they are split up and some are moved to the fast paced world of the Emergency Department, headed by Director of Emergency Frank Campion.
Major Crime is a metaphor for East and West, for the conscious and unconscious, for reconciliation and difference, for hope versus despair, as Malik struggles toward the sunlight while ... See full summary »
The story of disgraced lawyer Andrew Fraser's rise from a small time lawyer to successfully defending the most infamous criminals this country has ever seen, and his ultimate downfall and imprisonment for five years in maximum security.
Following the crew of the patrol boat HMAS Hammersley, as they patrol the northern sea border of Australia. They have to deal with foreign fishermen poaching fish, smugglers and with political unrest in a neighbouring island state.
Initially I wondered how good a series must be to earn the approval of hexa-2. Then I realised that such erudite comments as "Ho Hum" meant that mindless American action fare is probably more to his (or her) taste. As for me, fine characterisations, excellent acting and thought-provoking stories have all come together in this superb package.
However, hexa-2 should be happy because the ABC, as part of its inexorable dumbing-down process in the chase for meaningless ratings has declined to commission a third series.
And the viewers who did bother to watch are the poorer.
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