E-Ring (2005–2006)

TV Series  -   -  Drama
7.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.0/10 from 927 users  
Reviews: 36 user | 1 critic

Major Jim Tisnewski, until recently an active special forces commando, takes up a Pentagon job as assistant of US Army colonel Eli McNulty. He now must learn to battle the Pentagon way ... See full summary »

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 31 titles
created 23 Nov 2010
 
a list of 46 titles
created 05 Jan 2012
 
list image
a list of 49 titles
created 06 Feb 2012
 
a list of 724 titles
created 28 Dec 2012
 
a list of 2130 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "E-Ring" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: E-Ring (2005–2006)

E-Ring (2005–2006) on IMDb 7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of E-Ring.

Season:

1

Year:

2006 | 2005 | unknown
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Justice (TV Series 2006)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A powerful Los Angeles law firm handles high-profile, media-circus cases.

Stars: Victor Garber, Kerr Smith, Rebecca Mader
Close to Home (2005–2007)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Close to Home is a legal drama that tears away the facade of suburbia to reveal that sometimes quiet and tranquil streets can hide the darkest of crimes. Annabeth Chase is a young, ... See full summary »

Stars: Jennifer Finnigan, Kimberly Elise, David James Elliott
The Cleaner (2008–2009)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A guys transforms his life by taking control over his addictions and using his story to help others.

Stars: Grace Park, Benjamin Bratt, Amy Price-Francis
Threat Matrix (2003–2004)
Drama | Thriller | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Special Agent John Kilmer leads an elite team on missions to eliminate terrorists and other threats as part of USA's Homeland Security force.

Stars: James Denton, Kelly Rutherford, Will Lyman
The Way (TV Movie 2006)
Crime | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

An influential New England gang loses its mob boss and turns to witchcraft to handle its criminal enterprises.

Director: Rod Holcomb
Stars: Kortney Adams, Jane Alexander, Jason Behr
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Maj. Jim Tisnewski / ... (23 episodes, 2005-2006)
...
 MSgt. Jocelyn Pierce (23 episodes, 2005-2006)
...
 Col. Eli McNulty (23 episodes, 2005-2006)
...
 Samantha 'Sonny' Liston (21 episodes, 2005-2006)
...
 Bobby Wilkerson (16 episodes, 2005-2006)
...
 Charlie Gutierrez (11 episodes, 2005-2006)
Edit

Storyline

Major Jim Tisnewski, until recently an active special forces commando, takes up a Pentagon job as assistant of US Army colonel Eli McNulty. He now must learn to battle the Pentagon way against politicians and careerist officers who often oppose what makes operational sense. On occasion, Jim returns to his team or otherwise interacts with his former mates, especially Bobby Wilkerson. Jim also develops a triangle relationship with a CIA agent, his lover, and Pentagon lawyer Samantha 'Sonny' Liston, who has a crush on the hunky officer-gentleman. Written by KGF Vissers

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The Pentagon. The Missions. The Heroes.

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

21 September 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

D.O.S. - Division des opérations spéciales  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The show's title is a reference to the offices along the outer edges of the Pentagon. See more »

Quotes

Colonel McNulty: Sunday mornings at the Pentagon. Can't you just feel the love?
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

What's wrong with this show?
16 October 2005 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

Critics of this show say there is a fundamental flaw with the concept of E-Ring: the main characters, including the protagonist played by Benjamin Bratt, are not really heroes.

The line of thinking says that characters have to operate completely autonomously to be considered heroic. The comments I've seen point out that Bratt and his colleagues (including boss Dennis Hopper) direct others to do the work but need to get approval from above for that work to be carried out. In other words, they don't DO anything themselves.

I watched the episodes I've seen with a jaundiced eye, the critics' words in mind. But Bratt comes off as, while slightly arrogant and naive, a true crusader who is learning to work the system to get very heroic things done. Along the way he designs some pretty creative military missions.

Jerry Bruckheimer may be stretching himself a little thin, but this one is pretty darn good. I would give it 7 out of 10. For one thing, the acting and writing (discounting a few egregious clichés) is better than CSI: Miami.


31 of 39 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Theme Song libertarianlaw
Cancelling the shows with real potential.. danapeter
Why is this not available on DVD? zeebeedee99
Coming back to NBC??? hostie21
Why isn't McNulty a general yet? aerosolart
This Show was Great lazyskillz
Discuss E-Ring (2005) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page