Set in an Irish neighbourhood in Providence, the series reflects around two brothers on opposite sides of the law: one a gangster (Jason Isaacs) and the other a politician (Jason Clarke).

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 Michael Caffee (29 episodes, 2006-2008)
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 Tommy Caffee (29 episodes, 2006-2008)
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 Eileen Caffee (29 episodes, 2006-2008)
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 Freddie Cork (29 episodes, 2006-2008)
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 Mary Rose Caffee (27 episodes, 2006-2008)
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 Rose Caffee (25 episodes, 2006-2008)
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 Silent John (25 episodes, 2006-2008)
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 Mary Kate Martinson / ... (22 episodes, 2006-2008)
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 Kevin 'Moe' Reilly / ... (21 episodes, 2006-2008)
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 Lila Caffee / ... (21 episodes, 2006-2008)
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 Declan 'Decko' Griggs (20 episodes, 2006-2008)
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 Colin (18 episodes, 2007-2008)
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 Kath Parry / ... (19 episodes, 2006-2008)
Kailey Gilbert ...
 Noni Caffee (16 episodes, 2006-2008)
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 Terry Mulligan (16 episodes, 2006-2008)
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 Representative Donatello (15 episodes, 2006-2008)
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 Cassie Giggs (14 episodes, 2006-2008)
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 Alphonse Nozzoli / ... (14 episodes, 2006-2008)
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 Alex Byrne / ... (13 episodes, 2006-2007)
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Set in an Irish neighbourhood in Providence, the series reflects around two brothers on opposite sides of the law: one a gangster (Jason Isaacs) and the other a politician (Jason Clarke).

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All family. All business. See more »

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Crime | Drama

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9 July 2006 (USA)  »

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Down City  »

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The series was inspired by real-life Irish American brothers from the Irish neighborhood of South Boston: James "Whitey" Bulger, Jr., a gangster who has been on the F.B.I.'s Most Wanted List for 10 years as a fugitive from justice, and William Bulger (known as "Billy"), a powerful state politician who was President of the Massachusetts Senate and later president of the University of Massachusetts higher educational system. See more »

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Showtime is the "new" HBO
16 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is now my absolute favorite series on television. I don't watch much television so, for me, this is a big compliment to the writers and creators of this show. This show has all the right ingredients; great actors, writing, and plot lines. This is a great combination that is sure to please even the most demanding viewers. Highly Recommended.

I was a big fan of "The Soprano's", but last season kind of turned me off. I still mourn the loss of "Six Feet Under", perhaps the best series I have ever seen.

With "Weeds" and a few promising series coming up (i.e. "Dexter"), I do believe Showtime is the "new" HBO. Bravo Showtime!


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