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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Trivia

In an attempt to keep the struggling show on the air after its third season, creator Rob Thomas filmed an extended pitch for the fourth season that advances the show's timeline considerably. Instead of being a college undergraduate, as she was at the end of season three, in the spec season four, Veronica has graduated from college and the FBI Academy and is starting her first day as a FBI agent. The pitch contained a whole new cast of heretofore unseen characters, and, except for Veronica herself, none of the characters from the show's previous seasons. The CW failed to pick up this new version of "Veronica Mars," and the show was canceled. See more »

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While Logan is editing the tribute video to Lilly, among the video clips is one that shows her as a little girl between the age of 5 and 7 at Legoland California. Legoland California wasn't in operation until 1999, which means that Lilly would had to have at been least 10 or 11 during the visit, making her too old to have appeared in the aforementioned clip. See more »

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Wallace: Oh, you don't even want to mess with me on that today. I just about murked my mom's lazy no-rent-paying tenant this afternoon.
Veronica: That guy is sleazy. So I hope murked means something bad.
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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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We Used to Be Friends
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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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