Homeland Security and the September 11th disaster

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Joe Johnson
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Bradley Brand
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Agent Jane Fulbar
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Harrison
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Agent Frank Heinhoff
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Sol Binder
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Melissa McKee (as Stephanie Lineburg)
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Saif Khan
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Margaret
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Catherine Adel
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In the days prior to and after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, members of the FBI, CIA and various law enforcement communities struggle to ensure America's safety in a new government branch titled Homeland Security. Admiral Ted McKee is assigned to lead the new branch with help from his NSA liaison, Sol Binder, to prevent further terrorist attacks in America. McKee's teenage daughter Melissa is romantically involved with a teenage Arab immigrant named Yusef, whose father is detained by the authorities. But no one is aware that Yusef's father, Fazul, is not a terrorist spy... but Yusef is. Meanwhile, CIA agent Bradley Brand is sent to Afghanistan, with agent Johnson, to assist the Northern Alliance rebels in their fight against the Taliban and the Al Queada terrorist organization responsible for the 9/11 terrorist attacks in America, to find out more info on the 'Second Wave' of attacks. In Seattle, FBI agents Jane Fulbar and Frank Heinhoff try to link a Russian arms dealer ... Written by matt-282

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The days that changed our world

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What Is This Supposed To Be???
14 April 2004 | by (Seattle, Washington) – See all my reviews

"Homeland Security" wasn't the worst, but by the same token, wasn't all that great. I guess I expected a little better out of this, since the cast was pretty decent; Tom Skeritt (Picket Fences), Beth Broderick (Sabrina The Teenage Witch), Scott Glenn (Silverado and Backdraft) and Stephi Lineburg was good as Melissa McKee, Admiral McKee's (Skeritt) daughter.

What I liked about it was the timeline from events leading to September 11th, 9/11 itself and the formation of the US Department of Homeland Security. I especially liked that they didn't dwell on 9/11, although it was a tragic event and what lead to the formation of the US Department Homeland Security, we all know what happened, lived through it and I didn't want to see a another long drawn out version of it. That would've been the easy thing to do.

The problem I had with this show, is I'm trying to figure out what it's supposed to be. Is this a movie, a mini-series or a pilot to a new drama/action series? By the end of the show, there were many "loose ends" that needed to be tied, especially the final scene, but it looks like it won't be. I'm assuming that this was supposed to be a pilot to new series, NBC bought it, but changed their minds and scrapped it.

* 1/2 out of 5 for being incomplete


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