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

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The Pentagon. The Missions. The Heroes.

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21 September 2005 (USA)  »

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

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In the unaired version of the pilot Sarah Clarke played Maj. Tisnewski's wife and mother of his infant child. She was formerly of the CIA, but had left the agency to become a full time mom and homemaker. In the version that did eventually air, the Major was not married, had no children, but was dating a female CIA-agent, played by Kelsey Oldershaw. See more »

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Colonel McNulty: Sunday mornings at the Pentagon. Can't you just feel the love?
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Featured in Late Night with Conan O'Brien: Episode #13.19 (2005) See more »

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Great Show!
27 September 2005 | by (Fresno, California, USA) – See all my reviews

The pilot of this show was great. Action-packed, well-written, and well-acted. It reminded me a lot of Tom Clancy's writing. Those who think the show was too "macho"... well, that's Special Forces for you. They ARE like that. I wouldn't be surprised if Benjamin Bratt spent some time for Special Forces types in preparation for the show. I also loved Dennis Hopper as the colonel (great to see Hopper in action!) and the actor playing the under-secretary is one of my favorite character actors. The Marine sergeant was the perfect senior NCO -- "I make things work while you guys skate on thin ice". The characterization was brilliant! I enjoyed "E-Ring" immensely and will be following it weekly... and I'm not just saying that because a cousin worked props on the pilot!


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