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All the Queen's Horses 

Subversive terrorists hijack a train carrying the RCMP Musical Ride on an exhibition tour; while the FBI dithers about, Fraser, Inspector Thatcher, and Buck Frobisher work against the hijackers from the inside.

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Beau Starr ...
Tony Craig ...
Jack Huey (credit only)
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Camilla Scott ...
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Paul Soles ...
Creeve
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Kirsten Kieferle ...
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Mark Melymick ...
Deeter
Falconer Abraham ...
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Subversive terrorists hijack a train carrying the RCMP Musical Ride on an exhibition tour; while the FBI dithers about, Fraser, Inspector Thatcher, and Buck Frobisher work against the hijackers from the inside.

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When Fraser begins singing and playing the guitar on the train, his fingers don't move on the frets the chords change. See more »

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Sgt. Buck Frobisher: [on a train taken over by terrorists] I've found the brake.
Fraser Sr.: What makes you think it's the brake?
Sgt. Buck Frobisher: It's written right on it, "brake".
Fraser Sr.: Huh, could be a ruse.
Sgt. Buck Frobisher: To what end?
Fraser Sr.: Something criminal.
Sgt. Buck Frobisher: Are you insinuating that an entire design crew has deliberately mislabeled the key elements of a train?
Fraser Sr.: It's possible.
Sgt. Buck Frobisher: I'm talking to a lunatic.
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See the Light
Written by James Seals, Tom Price, Jack Lenz
Courtesy of Live Unity Productions
Published by Don't Blink Music Inc.
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In the true spirit of the show
4 August 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This episode captures all of what made Due South the program it was. It takes a very serious situation (a group capture a train aiming to instigate a nuclear disaster) and make it a comedy.

It is also a step forward in the characterisations with Ray getting be the action hero, the underlying attraction between Benton and Thatcher bubbling up and the wonderful interplay between Fraiser's dead father and the ageing Frobisher.

The dialogue is quick, snappy and makes no attempt to cover up one of the most obvious "quirks" in the episode (Fraiser managing to return to the train), however this last point just adds to the charm.

Finally this episode is simply fun to watch. The humour is broad and quite clever at times, there is a genuine sense of threat from a psychopathic villain and all the actors are on top form.


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