Standoff (2006–2007)

TV Series  |   |  Crime, Drama, Romance
7.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.7/10 from 1,869 users  
Reviews: 28 user | 3 critic

A pair of hostage negotiators try to resist their budding attraction to each other.

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

Free at IMDb

IMDb Picks: April

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 31 titles
created 13 Jun 2011
 
a list of 46 titles
created 20 Sep 2011
 
a list of 35 titles
created 27 Jul 2013
 
a list of 39 titles
created 11 Aug 2013
 
a list of 49 titles
created 10 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Standoff" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Standoff (2006–2007)

Standoff (2006–2007) on IMDb 7.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Standoff.

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
2007   2006  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Justice (TV Series 2006)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A powerful Los Angeles law firm handles high-profile, media-circus cases.

Stars: Victor Garber, Kerr Smith, Rebecca Mader
Standoff (1998)
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

FBI and the Texas police make ready to storm the headquarters of a sect heavily armed religious fanatics. But the operation goes terribly wrong and a couple of feds seeks protection at an ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Chapman
Stars: Robert Sean Leonard, Dennis Haysbert, Natasha Henstridge
Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

Deep in the Mariana Sea Trench, a corporate underwater mining complex has been built - an industrial Atlantis. When an accident in a dry-dock chamber kills several miners an investigator is... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Knauf
Stars: Dean Cain, Scott Wiper, Biliana Petrinska
The Inside (TV Series 2005)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A rookie FBI agent is recruited as the new violent crimes task force profiler to solve murder cases.

Stars: Rachel Nichols, Adam Baldwin, Katie Finneran
K-Ville (TV Series 2007)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Police officers patrol the streets of New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

Stars: Anthony Anderson, Cole Hauser, Blake Shields
My Own Worst Enemy (TV Series 2008)
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Henry Spivey, an efficiency expert, lives a typical suburban life, right down to the wife, two kids, dog, and minivan. In contrast, Edward Albright is a lethal, multilingual operative. It ... See full summary »

Stars: Christian Slater, Mike O'Malley, Saffron Burrows
Stand Off (2011)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

The story centers on a botched fish market robbery that leads to the involvement of the local police and a gangster out for revenge.

Director: Terry George
Stars: Brendan Fraser, Colm Meaney, Martin McCann
Defying Gravity (TV Series 2009)
Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Eight astronauts living aboard an international spacecraft on a mission through the Solar System, as the world watches from billions of kilometers away.

Stars: Ron Livingston, Malik Yoba, Andrew Airlie
Applause for Miss E (TV Movie 2009)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Elestra Henton, better known as Miss E (Vanessa Bell Calloway, Lakeview Terrace), walked away from a promising career as a stand-up comedienne to save her marriage and raise her daughter. ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Whaley
Stars: Vanessa Bell Calloway, Vernee Watson, Jazsmin Lewis
Blind Justice (TV Movie 1994)
Action | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Canaan, a mysterious gunfighter left nearly blind from Civil War combat, roams through Mexico with a baby he has sworn to protect. On his way to a town where a family will supposedly adopt ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Spence
Stars: Armand Assante, Elisabeth Shue, Robert Davi
Fastlane (2002–2003)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Two undercover cops take down the highest and lowest criminals in Los Angeles.

Stars: Peter Facinelli, Bill Bellamy, Tiffani Thiessen
Fair Game (2005)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.8/10 X  
Director: Michael Whaley
Stars: Kimberly Bailey, Chip Dobbs, Christopher B. Duncan
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Matt Flannery (18 episodes, 2006-2007)
...
 Emily Lehman (18 episodes, 2006-2007)
...
 Cheryl Carrera (18 episodes, 2006-2007)
...
 Frank Rogers (18 episodes, 2006-2007)
...
 Lia Mathers (18 episodes, 2006-2007)
...
 Duff Gonzalez (18 episodes, 2006-2007)
Edit

Storyline

There's no crisis situation they can't handle... unless it involves each other. Matt Flannery and Emily Lehman are the top-ranked negotiators in the FBI's Crisis Negotiation Unit (CNU). They're trained to talk their way through volatile situations. They're experts at knowing what makes other people tick. They're also sleeping together... a secret that they agreed to keep to themselves, until Matt revealed it to the entire world during a tense hostage standoff. The public revelation causes friction between Matt, who doesn't take much seriously and relies on gut instinct, and Emily, an academic who analyzes every move. Their relationship also gets them into major trouble with their boss, Cheryl Carrera, head of the Los Angeles CNU, and raises eyebrows among their CNU colleagues, including intelligence officer Lia Mathers. While Matt and Emily should be split up for being romantically involved, they're too valuable as a team. Together, they're among the best in their field; Cheryl knows ... Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Partners by day. They're still trying to figure out the nights. See more »


Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Primary  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

After meeting during the production of this show Ron Livingston and Rosemarie DeWitt began dating. After a three year relationship they were married on November 2nd, 2009. See more »

Quotes

Emily Lehman: Look, I can handle Doug, but with Steele in the room it'll be like trying to diffuse a bomb with a little gremlin on my shoulder pulling my hair.
Matt Flannery: Why is the gremlin pulling your hair?
Emily Lehman: Look, I could come up with a better metaphor...
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Family Guy: Family Gay (2009) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Amazing show, bad network!
20 July 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Standoff is absolutely one of the best TV shows on Fox. I wasn't sure how this TV show would be able to create so many hostage situations... I mean a criminal takes a bank hostage, what more is there? But I was wrong. Every episode contains a totally different hostage situation, whether it being catholic parents taking their children hostage or an ex-military man capturing a prosecutor. But it isn't the situation which makes the show interesting, it's the character development. Each character has their own unique background, and it's especially interesting hearing the backgrounds and reasoning's of the hostage taker. Every episode is intense, thrilling and emotional.

Fox on the other hand is one of the most stupid networks of all time. Last summer, Fox promoted three (and more) new television constantly. Every person who watched this network last summer new about the shows Vanished, Justice and Standoff. I don't think I have seen a network advertise so many shows. Who knew one year later, almost all the TV shows Fox has spoken so highly about has been canceled (besides Till Death). Fox hasn't given any of these shows a chance. Most amazing series took off after a few seasons. The show Full House which has one of the highest ratings in it's time had almost no viewers before the third season started.

Standoff is the wrong show to take off. I must admit that Justice was just a copy of C.S.I. even though it was directed by the same guy. Justice was just a risk. Vanished as well was way too much like 24. I'm not saying Vanished was bad... I enjoyed the show but not nearly as much as 24.

I think Fox should create a petition or something of that sort so it can bring Standoff back. Tonight (July 20th) is the last episode ever. I think it should be the last episode of the season, not series.

I've known ever since Fox moved Standoff to Friday night, just as they did to the show Vanished that it was done.

BRING STANDOFF BACK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


11 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Conspiracy Against the Show - buried? Erased? Disappeared? tyler_hyatt
Rosemarie DeWitt simple987-1
Last episode Jesse_Metcalfe_Lover2
Standoff Quotes game MattforEm
Second season? Fires17
On Sky Wednesdays then gone? ladyscully
Discuss Standoff (2006) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page