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Cracker (2006)

TV Movie  -   -  Crime | Drama  -  30 October 2006 (USA)
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Fitz returns to Manchester after living 10 years in Australia with his wife and youngest son. He is soon drawn into the investigation of a British soldier who may have been traumatized by his years serving in Northern Ireland.

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Kenny Archer
Stefanie Wilmore ...
Katy Fitzgerald
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Elaine Archer
Lilli Ella Kelleher ...
Lilly Fitzgerald (as Lilli-Ella Kelleher)
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Rosina Carbone ...
Maria Fitzgerald
John Evans ...
James Fitzgerald
Angelo Bommino ...
Gregory - The Groom
Ralph Casson ...
Taxi Driver 1
Stephen MacKenna ...
Robert - Groom's Father
Moey Hassan ...
Taxi Driver 2
Nisha Nayar ...
DS Saffron Saleh
Christine Barton ...
Elaine's Mother
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After living in Australia for the past decade, Fitz and Judith return to Manchester in 2004 for their daughter Katie's wedding. Drinking too much at the reception, Fitz stumbles through a rambling toast, which only embarrasses the bride. Instead of spending time with his grandson, son of his married son Mark, Fitz opts to join in the investigation of a serial killer who has an apparent dislike of Americans in the wake of the U.S. Invasion of Iraq. Written by duke1029@aol.com

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Judith Fitzgerald: First of all, no caped crusader nonsense - grabbing the moral high ground. You didn't know this man! You're doing it because you'd rather spend time with them than your grandson!
Dr. Eddie 'Fitz' Fitzgerald: Oh, no...
[after a pause]
Dr. Eddie 'Fitz' Fitzgerald: Yes.
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Cracker 2006 What a mess or see what happens when a writer lets his political leanings overshadow his common sense
31 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

In contrast to the glowing review given by the previous poster,the latest Cracker is a huge disappointment on many levels. Primarily the new episode fails due to its overt and blatant political stance. As with any great series, the strength of Cracker lies in its characters, and its focus on the genus of the series.. crime and mystery solving. In the case of this latest episode, Cracker as a character is almost non existent.. the lesser characters such as his wife and oldest son seen perhaps or a total of 5 minutes of screen time. Instead we are subjected to one hour and 45 minutes of flashbacks, an "ugly American" that could only come from a stereotype that is appalling in its obviousness, and President Bush's comments. Frankly, if I wanted to spend time watching a paid political commercial I could watch the CBS evening news. Secondly I would venture to guess that they offered Coltrane a pile of money to appear in this because not only does he appear ill at ease but the script seems thrown together in its disjointed execution. I would suspect that this episode will quickly disappear and hopefully be replaced by episodes that stick to a tried and true formula free of political jargon which insults the intelligence of American viewers as well as those in England who refuse to have a favorite series used as left wing political crap. In sum this episode was a HUGE let down. Bring back Penhaligon and the gang!


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