Psych (2006– )

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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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 Shawn Spencer (120 episodes, 2006-2014)
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 Burton 'Gus' Guster (120 episodes, 2006-2014)
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 Carlton Lassiter (120 episodes, 2006-2014)
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 Henry Spencer (120 episodes, 2006-2014)
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 Juliet O'Hara (119 episodes, 2006-2014)
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 Karen Vick (119 episodes, 2006-2014)
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 Young Shawn (60 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Buzz McNab / ... (58 episodes, 2006-2014)
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Think you are psychic? Well so does Shawn Spencer. 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 rouse up. Can they pretend forever? Or will the world they built going to come crumbling down?

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Fake Psychic. Real Detectives. See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Mystery

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The casting team for this show appears to have a marked love of 80's TV shows and movies. They've cast stars from TV shows Growing Pains, Family Ties, Family Matters, Cosby Show, Moonlighting, Married With Children, Good Times; and movies Breakfast Club*, Star Trek, Ferris Beuller's Day Off, Princess Bride, Pretty in Pink, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Ghostbusters, La Bamba, and Revenge of the Nerds. This is FAR from a complete list.
  • 4 of the 5 students in Breakfast Club have appeared on Psych. The only one not yet cast is Emilio Estevez.


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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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Shawn Spencer: Gus, don't be William Zabka from "Back To School".
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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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I Know You Know
Written by Steve Franks
Performed by The Friendly Indians
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Clever and absolute fun to watch!
8 July 2006 | by (Austin, Texas) – See all my reviews

The first episode was a delight and so much fun to watch. They have managed to pick a fantastic buddy team that has perfect timing. Plenty of hearty laughs with this one.

It's unusual for a pilot to have well developed characters, but Psych does dispose of this stereotype.

The series does give us (the audience) a chance to think for ourselves and allows us to figure out "who dun it?" before Sean does. There are even little kinks here and there to throw us off. I like that.

I can't wait to see more episodes, and I'm setting up a season pass on the DVR.

Good job USA!


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