Today Detective Brett Hopper will be accused of shooting state attorney Alberto Garza. He will offer his rock solid alibi. He will realize he's been framed. And he will run. Then he will wake up and start the day over again.

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 Detective Brett Hopper (13 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Rita Shelten (13 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Andrea Battle (13 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Jennifer Mathis (13 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Damien Ortiz (13 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Chad Shelten (13 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Buchalter (13 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Fencik (13 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Detective Spivak (12 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Detective Christopher Choi (12 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Shadow Man / ... (7 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Preisser (7 episodes, 2006-2007)
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Brett Hopper is a police detective. One day when the day begins, he notices a few unusual things, and when he goes home, he is arrested. He is told that he's the suspect in the murder of a D.A. whom he says that he doesn't know. While in his holding cell, he is taken out and brought somewhere, where a man whom he doesn't know tells him something. That's when the sun goes down. He then wakes up and discovers he is reliving the day again. And armed with what little info he learned from the day before, he tries to find out why he is being framed. But comes up short but when the day ends he relives it again and again. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Detective Brett Hopper: [on the phone] Damien, I need to speak to Baxter
Damien Ortiz: Baxter? Well, if I see that fed I'll pass the word along
Detective Brett Hopper: Well, that should be easy 'cos I know he's stuffed in the back of your truck
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Great show. But how can it end?
16 November 2006 | by See all my reviews

I know if I like action show by my physical reaction. Does my heart rate increase? Do I get into it and yell at the characters? Usually 24 is the only thing on T.V. that incites this sort of response from me.

At first Day Break didn't interest me one way or another. It happened to be on after something else I watched (I won't admit to watching Dancing with the Stars) and I was half paying attention to it as I wrote some material for a personal project of mine. Thirty minutes into it, my laptop was skewed to the side and I was angrily yelling at the television. Pay dirt.

The plot is the usual conspiracy and corruption routine, but my interest is in seeing a likable character refine his actions each day to influence the outcome by his foreknowledge of the day's events. And their is some butt-kicking, which adds to my joy.

The major issue here is, how long can this go on? Won't we be bored seeing the same day every single episode for an entire season? Will they make us watch the same day in season 2?? Can't imagine that would fly. They could loop an entirely different day and make us repeat that during season 2, but then wouldn't the whole concept be boring? There would be no discovery on his part, no "What the heck is happening to me?" It's just be same old same old, "Oh here I go looping the day again. Sweet!" If anyone watched Quantum Leap you'd remember as Sam would encounter each scenario, he'd have a solid goal that, once achieved, would trip his leap into the next situation. What outcome is Taye Diggs required to achieve before he'll be allowed to move on to the next day? What if he does everything right and repeats anyway? It seems like a well-executed show that hasn't been thought out to its conclusion.


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