Hour long show which looks at the life of American super-secret operators.

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »

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 Jonas Blane (69 episodes, 2006-2009)
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 Molly Blane (69 episodes, 2006-2009)
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 Kim Brown (69 episodes, 2006-2009)
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 Colonel Tom Ryan (69 episodes, 2006-2009)
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 Mack Gerhardt (69 episodes, 2006-2009)
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 Tiffy Gerhardt (69 episodes, 2006-2009)
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 Bob Brown (69 episodes, 2006-2009)
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 Charles Grey (69 episodes, 2006-2009)
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 Hector Williams (45 episodes, 2006-2009)
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Hour long show which looks at the life of American super-secret operators.

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Secret missions. Secret lives. See more »

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Action | Drama | Thriller | War

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TV-PG | See all certifications »
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In the Image Comics comic book series titled "The Activity" by Nathan Edmondson and Mitch Gerads, The Unit character of Mack Gerhardt is alluded to / paid homage to in issue #12 titled "Higher Ground." In the issue a special operations team, alluded to later in the issue as Delta Force, are making their way toward their mission in Fallujah. One of the team members is referred to by name as "Gerhardt." Later in the issue the team's individual call signs are named, and one of the call signs is "Dirt Diver." "Dirt Diver" is used numerous times as the designated call sign of Master Sergeant Mack Gerhardt in The Unit. See more »

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It's clear (probably due to series low budget) that many of the scenes, including those supposedly filmed on the base located in an unnamed Midwestern state, are actually shot in Southern California.

This is especially noticeable during scenes which reflect changes in seasons and which show hills covered in the dried brown grasslands common in Central and Southern California. See more »

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Referenced in Séries express: Episode #2.14 (2008) See more »

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The Freedom to Be
Written by Kit Hain
Performed by Akire (as Erika)
Courtesy of Wild Pink Music (ASCAP)
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Action, Human Interactions, Explosions
11 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

What else could a girl ask for! Great special effects; the actors behave like real people and not cardboard cut-outs. Each character has his or her own very human and very real virtues and shortcomings. A great show with a great cast. The show lets the actors explore the ranges of behaviors one person can experience, from the noble to the questionable, all in preserving the integrity of the team's mission/objective.

No Stepford Wives, either; each female lead is showcased with the same range of emotions, goals, and intense level of commitment to their spouses and "The Unit" itself.

Robert Patrick as their CO is a crafty, sage manipulator and, sometimes, a magician, to protect his teams out there in harm's way.

Dennis Haysbert plays the team captain large and in charge.

Scott Foley is the team's rookie, but not without his own survival skills and tactics.


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