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A novice sleuth is hired by the police after he cons them into thinking he has psychic powers which help solve crimes. With the assistance of his reluctant best friend, the duo take on a series of complicated cases.

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Think you are psychic? Shawn Spencer makes his living pretending to be. Shawn and his best friend Gus own a business called Psych. They are able to stay in business only because of the cases they work with Santa Barbara police department as psychics. Shawn and Gus go through many ups and downs trying to keep the ruse up. Can they pretend forever? Or is the world they built going to come crumbling down?

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To Predict and Serve. See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Mystery

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7 July 2006 (USA)  »

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Gus often is offered peaches by Shawn. This is a nod to his character "Sam" in Holes (2003). See more »

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Gus's company car is a Toyota Echo hatchback, which was only made available to Canadian consumers. See more »

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Burton 'Gus' Guster: Don't you watch the news?
Shawn Spencer: I can't watch Channel 8 anymore. Lloyd Lansing wears a toupee. It's like every newscast begins with a lie.
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Each time a guest performer sings the theme song, they sing the entire song as opposed the shorter version in normal episodes. See more »

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Referenced in WWE Raw: Episode #20.11 (2012) See more »

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I Know You Know
Written by Steve Franks
Performed by The Friendly Indians
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A Star is Born
23 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Where did James Roday come from? Wow. I haven't seen anyone with this much star potential since Tom Cruise came onto the scene.

The show's premise is refreshingly plausible, despite the seemingly dozens of shows in recent years in which detectives with 'special powers' solve crimes. The twist is that he *doesn't* have special powers beyond excellent training by a dad with burdensome expectations.

Somehow it manages to combine youthful thirty-ish banter between buddies (Friends-style) with Monk-ish sleuthing and to charm our pants off at the same time.

The only weakness may be the cartoonish antagonism of officer Carlton Lassiter, who hates Shawn Spencer and denies his results beyond all reason. Hopefully, the writers will find a more comfortable space for the character to occupy.

Can't wait for the next season.


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