After her best friend is murdered and her father is removed as county sheriff, Veronica Mars dedicates her life to cracking the toughest mysteries in the affluent town of Neptune.

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 Veronica Mars (64 episodes, 2004-2007)
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 Wallace Fennel (64 episodes, 2004-2007)
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 Logan Echolls (64 episodes, 2004-2007)
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 Eli 'Weevil' Navarro (64 episodes, 2004-2007)
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 Keith Mars (64 episodes, 2004-2007)
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 Dick Casablancas (52 episodes, 2004-2007)
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 Duncan Kane (44 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Sheriff Don Lamb (40 episodes, 2004-2007)
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 Cindy 'Mac' Mackenzie (33 episodes, 2004-2007)
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 Deputy Jerry Sacks (29 episodes, 2004-2007)
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The murder of high-school student Lilly Kane shook the seaside town of Neptune, California to the core. For once popular girl Veronica Mars, it meant the loss of her best friend and being ousted from the affluent crowd that she once thought were her friends. Her father, Sheriff Keith Mars, found himself voted out of his job after making some unpopular accusations about the murdered girl's family. In response, Keith opened his own private detective agency. Now, Veronica, with her sardonic wit and a few new friends, works as his assistant while also navigating life as a high school (and later college) student. Written by L. Hamre

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Return to Mars. It's everything you like about Neptune. See more »

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The only two actresses considered for the role of Kendall Casablancas were Heather Graham and Charisma Carpenter. Graham was working on Emily's Reasons Why Not (2006), and Carpenter was an actual fan of Veronica Mars (2004), so she ended up being cast in the role. See more »

Goofs

Between seasons 1 and 2, the Mars family pet - "Back-up," changes from a white dog with brown spots to a brown dog with white spots. See more »

Quotes

Logan: Uh, I want a Rice Krispie treat.
Kendall: Go make it yourself, then, kid. Do I look like a cook?
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Crazy Credits

The first season finale did not include the usual opening credit sequence. The credits simply appeared over an early scene. See more »

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Spin-off Play It Again, Dick (2014) See more »

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We Used to Be Friends
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Performed by The Dandy Warhols
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Excellent - Not your average UPN show
21 February 2005 | by (Ottawa, Canada) – See all my reviews

The story of Veronica and her search for the truth in the spoiled and famous Nepture is far more compelling that your average UPN teen drama.

Real characters, complex situations and issues and topics beyond who is hooking up with whom. The detailed story arc might make it a bit challenging for new viewers to pick up the threads, but each episode stands alone.

Like Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Veronica Mars mixes, humour and pathos, into both complicated life and death issues and high school life. Just as Buffy was about more than surviving high school with a social life, Veronica Mars looks at real things with a sceptical eye and an ironic twist.


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